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Rest, rest, shall I have not all eternity to rest.

Author: Antoine Arnauld (1612-1694)

Profession: French Philosopher, Lawyer, Mathematician, Priest

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and you shall find rest for your souls.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.

Author: William Cowper (1731-1800)

Profession: British Poet

Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.

Author: Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519)

Profession: Italian Inventor, Architect, Painter, Scientist, Sculptor

Sundays, quiet islands on the tossing seas of life.

Author: S. W. Duffield


He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

If you rest, you rust.

Author: Helen Hayes (1900-1993)

Profession: American Actress

For too much rest becomes a pain.

Author: Homer

Profession: Greek Epic Poet

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.

Author: Sir John Lubbock (1834-1913)

Profession: British Statesman, Banker, Naturalist

It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal.

Author: Stirling Moss (1929)

Profession: British Motor Racing Driver

What is without periods of rest will not endure.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

Nothing gives rest but the sincere search for truth.

Author: Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

Profession: French Scientist, Religious Philosopher

Our nature consist in motion; complete rest is death.

Author: Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

Profession: French Scientist, Religious Philosopher

No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned.

Author: Jean Paul


It's no rest to be idle.

Author: Paul Peel