After rain comes sunshine; After darkness comes the glorious dawn. There is no sorrow without its alloy of joy; there is no joy without its admixture of sorrow. Behind the ugly terrible mask of misfortune lies the beautiful soothing countenance of prosperity. So, tear the mask!— Obafemi Awolowo
Provocative Sooth quotations
The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.
Mere communion with nature, mere contact with the free air, exercise a soothing yet comforting and strengthening influence on the wearied mind, calm the storm of passion, and soften the heart when shaken by sorrow to its inmost depths.
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment.
For me there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall.
Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either.
It seems positively unnatural to travel without taking a camera along.
.. The very activity of taking pictures is soothing and assuages general feelings of disorientation that are likely to be exacerbated by travel.
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
As an introvert, you can be your own best friend or your worst enemy.
The good news is we generally like our own company, a quality that extroverts often envy. We find comfort in solitude and know how to soothe ourselves.
Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.
There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
How do people go to sleep? I'm afraid I've lost the knack.
I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the night-light. I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things.
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.
Nothing quenches the thirst like a wheat beer, or sharpens the appetite like an India pale ale. Nothing goes as well with seafood as a dry porter or stout, or accompanies chocolate like an imperial stout. Nothing soothes like a barleywine. These are just a few of the specialty styles of beer.
Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.
This is a most searching and true diagnosis. Gratitude can be a vaccine that can prevent the invasion of a disgruntled attitude. As antitoxins prevent the disastrous effects of certain poisons and diseases, thanksgiving destroys the poison of faultfinding and grumbling. When trouble has smitten us, a spirit of thanksgiving is a soothing antiseptic.
When it comes to spiritual teachers, there are those safe, gentle, consoling, soothing, caring; and there are the outlaws, the living terrors, the Rude Boys and Nasty Girls of God realization, the men and women who are in your face, disturbing you terrifying you, until you radically awaken to who and what you really are.
The man who let the love of his life pass him by will end up alone with his regrets and all the sighs in the world won't soothe his soul.
Music can be soothing or invigorating ennobling or vulgarizing, philosophical or orgiastic. It has powers of evil as well as for good.
Surfing soothes me, it's always been a kind of Zen experience for me.
The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome. The rest of the world disappears for me when I'm on a wave.
Words have power. The power to soothe. The power to skewer someone through the heart. The power to render someone speechless.
The criterion for what is good is based on whether it relieves someone, brings joy, or soothes a distress.
Sure, I’m sad, but I’m not looking to soothe that sadness by replacing it with a new relationship. Women are allowed to be sad, and they’re allowed to be single, and they don’t need to hear that one day a man is going to make it all go away by telling her she is good enough again. She’s good enough as she is.
I thought yoga was easy - I went out and I bought a yoga video tape.
I bought the beginners' yoga tape. I couldn't do anything on the whole hour - nothing - just fast forwarding: can't do that, can't do that - I know I can't do that. This woman in a soothing voice: 'Simply take the bottom of your right foot and place it on the small of your back.
Writing tends to cheer me; it always soothes my spirit and blesses me with the gift of an innocent, tender, childlike day. It is the sensation of having spent a few hours in my homeland, with my customs, free whims, my total freedom.
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
The old people came literally to love the soil and they sat or reclined on the ground with a feeling of being close to a mothering power. The soil was soothing, strengthening, cleansing and healing.
We drown our doubts in dry champagne and soothe our souls with fine cocaine.
I don't know why I even care, we get so high and get nowhere.
Laughter can relieve tension, soothe the pain of disappointment, and strengthen the spirit for the formidable tasks that always lie ahead.
When was the last time you thanked you for always being there for you? Self appreciation soothes an aching soul.
Everything a cat is and does physically is to me beautiful, lovely, stimulating, soothing, attractive and an enchantment.
Kind thoughts increase the flow of vital energy into your body and mind.
Do kind acts now. Do not procrastinate. Kindness is like a healing balm. It soothes suffering... Little drops of water make the mighty ocean. Even so, little acts of kindness make an ocean of goodwill.
I review novels to make money, because it is easier for a sluggard to write an article a fortnight than a book a year, because the writer is soothed by the opiate of action, the crank by posing as a good journalist, and having an air hole. I dislike it. I do it and I am always resolving to give it up.
Those evening bells! those evening bells! How many a tale their music tells Of youth and home, and that sweet time When last I heard their soothing chime!
The contemplation of beauty in nature, in art, in literature, in human character, diffuses through our being a soothing and subtle joy, by which the heart's anxious and aching cares are softly smiled away.
Music is a mantra that soothes the soul.
..something our body has to have. It's important to understand the power of music.