When you can’t be honest with people, you can’t ever relax with them.
—Dorothy Koomson in My Best Friend’s Girl
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.
To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization, and at present very few people have reached this level.
This art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men.
—Captain J. A. Hadfield
Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you.
—Catherine de Hueck Doherty
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.
Sometimes the cure for restlessness is rest.
Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax.
No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive.
—Dr. Joyce Brothers
There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.
We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.
Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.
When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
—Francois de La Rochefoucauld
What's the use of worrying? It never was worthwhile.
He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate.
—Henry David Thoreau