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«The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.»
Author: Elizabeth Hardwick
«He steps on stage and draws the sword of rhetoric, and when he is through, someone is lying wounded and thousands of others are either angry or consoled.»
«If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.»
«Courage and cheerfulness will not only carry you over the rough places in life, but will enable you to bring comfort and help to the weak-hearted and will console you in the sad hours»
Author: William Osler
, not only
«Console yourself by remembering that the world doesn't deserve your affection»
«Little things console us because little things afflict us»
«I'm very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. 'Don't complain about growing old--many, many people do not have that privilege.'»
«I seek the Sanctuary of the Lord's Prime Minister; beholding Him, my mind is comforted and consoled.»
«FASHION, n. A despot whom the wise ridicule and obey.A king there was who lost an eye In some excess of passion; And straight his courtiers all did try To follow the new fashion.Each dropped one eyelid when before The throne he ventured, thinking'Twould please the king. That monarch swore He'd slay them all for winking.What should they do? They were not hot To hazard such disaster; They dared not close an eye --dared not See better than their master.Seeing them lacrymose and glum, A leech consoled the weepers: He spread small rags with liquid gum And covered half their peepers.The court all wore the stuff, the flame Of royal anger dying. That's how court-plaster got its name Unless I'm greatly lying. --Naramy Oof»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, court plaster
, royal court
, small stuff
, The Flame
«Nature has made us frivolous to console us for our miseries»