Music hath the charm to soothe a savage beast, but I'd try a revolver first.
— Josh Billings

In recounting our woes, we often soothe them.
— Pierre Corneille

Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.N.B.: This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast.
— William Congreve

When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?
— Oliver Goldsmith

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
— Anne Frank