quote by Leo Tolstoy

Men pray to the Almighty to relieve poverty. But poverty comes not from God's laws-it is blasphemy of the worst kind to say that. Poverty comes from man's injustice to his fellow man.

— Leo Tolstoy

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The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most.

I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.

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Forgiveness. It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. You are relieved of carrying that burden of resentment. You really are lighter. You feel lighter. You just drop that.

I fight pain, anxiety, and fear every day, and the only method I have found that relieves my illness is to keep creating art. I followed the thread of art and somehow discovered a path that would allow me to live.

The right of revolution is an inherent one.

When people are oppressed by their government, it is a natural right they enjoy to relieve themselves of oppression, if they are strong enough, whether by withdrawal from it, or by overthrowing it and substituting a government more acceptable.


Speech is a powerful master and achieves the most divine feats with the smallest and least evident body. It can stop fear, relieve pain, create joy, and increase pity

Visit those who are sick, or who are in trouble, especially those whom God has made needy by age, or by other sickness, as the feeble, the blind, and the lame who are in poverty. These you shall relieve with your goods after your power and after their need, for thus biddeth the Gospel.

I early conceived a liking for, and sought every opportunity to relieve the sufferings of others.

Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering.

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.


To those of us who often procrastinate on the decision we feel intimidated by lack of education or any area of weakness. I relieve you with this statement: It is not how much you know that arms you with the tools of great decision making, but rather how much you ask. Ask questions.

Have you ever learned the beautiful art of letting God take care of you and giving all your thought and strength to pray for others and for the kingdom of God? It will relieve you of a thousand cares.

Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.

True compassion means not only feeling another's pain but also being moved to help relieve it.

At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid, and it hurts, but then it's over and you're relieved.


If We allow Slaves, we act against the very Principles by which we associated together, which was to relieve the distressed.

I didn't want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that's really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you're so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.

Let us now relieve the Romans of their fears by the death of a feeble old man.

My yoke is easy, and my burden light.

To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.


Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.

Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement.

Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!

All we can do now is try to prevent secondary damage by relieving pressure on the brain caused by the initial injury. There is no reparative treatment for traumatic brain injury.

We may have uneasy feelings for seeing a creature in distress without pity;

for we have not pity unless we wish to relieve them.

The aim of psychoanalysis is to relieve people of their neurotic unhappiness so that they can be normally unhappy.


Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.

Using material ferried up by rockets, it would be possible to construct a "space station" in ... orbit. The station could be provided with living quarters, laboratories and everything needed for the comfort of its crew, who would be relieved and provisioned by a regular rocket service. (1945)

This must be a world of democracy and respect for human rights, a world freed from the horrors of poverty, hunger, deprivation and ignorance, relieved of the threat and the scourge of civil wars and external aggression and unburdened of the great tragedy of millions forced to become refugees.

I've been so relieved and so grateful to not have a god to believe in.

In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own.


How does one keep from "growing old inside"? Surely only in community.

The only way to make friends with time is to stay friends with people.... Taking community seriously not only gives us the companionship we need, it also relieves us of the notion that we are indispensable.

Failures do what is tension relieving, while winners do what is goal achieving.

The most wonderful study of mankind is man.

Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian.

A lot of other people wanted a free production UNIX with lots of bells and whistles and wanted to convert MINIX into that. I was dragged along in the maelstrom for a while, but when Linux came along, I was actually relieved that I could go back to professoring.

Not that she didn't enjoy the holidays: but she always felt-and it was, perhaps, the measure of her peculiar happiness-a little relieved when they were over. Her normal life pleased her so well that she was half afraid to step out of its frame in case one day she should find herself unable to get back.