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We combat obstacles in order to get repose, and, when got, the repose is insupportable. (Henry Brooks Adams)

repose, v.i. To cease from troubling. (Ambrose Bierce)

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves. (William Blake)

We will never have repose. The present is perpetual. (Georges Braque)

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. (Charlotte Bronte)

I can't think unless I'm lying down, either in bed or stretched out on a couch and with a cigarette and coffee handy. (Truman Capote)

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling. (G. K. Chesterton)

Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on. (Frederic Chopin)

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. (Phyllis Diller)

-Descent of Odin...
Now my weary lips I close; / Leave me, leave me to repose! (Thomas Gray)

Too much rest itself becomes a pain. (Homer)

It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up. (W. Somerset Maugham)

There is something very specific about the timing of the nap. It should be at about 2pm or 3pm. It's the time when most humans and animals experience what is called a post-prandial dip or low ebb. It's a dip in cogno-processing and physiological responses, when a lot of us actually do feel sleepy. (Sara C. Mednick)

Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. (John Muir)

And I would often wake up at night and stare widely into the room: Am I in Hell? (Edvard Munch)

The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late. (Ogden Nash)

-Thinks and Remarks by Bill Nye, Habits of a Literary Man, 1886...
I rise from bed the first thing in the morning, leaving my couch not because I am dissatisfied with it, but because I cannot carry it with me during the day. (Edgar Wilson Nye)

Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength. (Jim Rohn)

I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time. (Martha Stewart)

Seek home for rest. / For home is best. (Thomas Tusser)

If water derives lucidity from stillness, how much more the faculties of the mind! The mind of the sage, being in repose, becomes the mirror of the universe, the speculum of all creation. (Chuang Tzu)


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