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Top 100 Quotes About Solace

#1. Music has always been there for me and is what's helped me through everything. It's like my solace. - Author: Sharleen Spiteri
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#2. I forgot to sup
annoyance
from his glass full of
mingled dread and rage
Now let me take
a small draught of solace
from my own little cup
full of predicaments!
From the poem- Draught - Author: Munia Khan
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#3. Each day, each noise I gather explodes, leaving me to death; to rest in the solace of silence & to be re-born. - Author: Gopichand Lagadapati
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#4. Pretty much any time I got a chance to do something cool, I tried to grab for it, and that's where my solace comes from. - Author: Randy Pausch
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#5. The shimmering, lucid tones and silver melancholy of I'll Be Right There give readers a South Korea peopled with citizens fighting for honor and intellectual freedom, and longing for love and solace. Kyung-Sook Shin's characters have unforgettable voices-it's no wonder she has so many fans. - Author: Susan Straight
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#6. I take great solace that Einstein failed math. I failed math. I also failed English and home economics. Einstein was an underachiever. - Author: Danny Bonaduce
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#7. I just felt that you can't have a character fall in love so madly as they did in the last movie and not finish it off, understand it, get some closure. That's why the movie is called 'Quantum of Solace' - that's exactly what he's looking for. - Author: Daniel Craig
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#8. A true opium of the people is a belief in nothingness after death - the huge solace of thinking that for our betrayals, greed, cowardice, murders we are not going to be judged. - Author: Czeslaw Milosz
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#9. [On religion:] Wasn't it invented by man for a kind of solace? It's as though he had said, 'I'll make me a nice comfortable garment to shut out the heat and the cold,' and then it ends by becoming a strait-jacket. - Author: Agnes Sligh Turnbull
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#10. I still look to music to heal and bind; I still think the musician can be a trusted object offering his fellow-man solace but also a reminder of human excellence. - Author: Yehudi Menuhin
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#11. Tender Ember
... Barred and branded
to be forever unloved
I was a tender ember
seeking solace from above ... - Author: Muse
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#12. These days he smoked and drank largely to solace himself for what drinking and smoking had done to him, so he drank and smoked a lot. He experimented, furthermore, with pretty well any other drug he could get his hands on, - Author: Martin Amis
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#13. casually on the blanket beside me, an offer of solace when - Author: Becky Doughty
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#14. Woman is the heart of humanity ... its grace, ornament, and solace. - Author: Samuel Smiles
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#15. And it was the speed that provided some solace. For if it moved like that, it would always move like that, and somehow, because of it, things change, somehow things end. - Author: Alexander Maksik
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#16. Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#17. Not on the outer world For inward joy depend; Enjoy the luxury of thought, Make thine own self friend; Not with the restless throng, In search of solace roam But with an independent zeal Be intimate at home. - Author: Lydia Sigourney
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#18. True religion, indeed, is that which does not have to be avowed in order to provide the solace that at times ... if only rarely ... you cannot do without. - Author: Italo Svevo
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#19. Music was a balm for any weary soul. It could either lift a person out of the doldrums or comfort him if there was no other solace to be had. - Author: Lisa S. Lewis
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#20. Nihil tam acerbum est in quo non aequus animus solatium inveniat.
There is nothing so disagreeable, that a patient mind can not find some solace for it. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#21. Art is solace; art is vision, and when I pick up a literary work, I am a consumer of literature for its own sake. - Author: Wole Soyinka
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#22. The library had become her solace. Her refuge.Books did not question or judge. They made safe companions. - Author: Inglath Cooper
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#23. Rachael could find no solace in other people's tales of woe. Pain was uniquely one's own, and undiminished by a democracy of suffering. - Author: Rhidian Brook
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#24. Love stories are only fit for the solace of people in the insanity of puberty. No healthy adult human being can really care whether so-and-so does or does not succeed in satisfying his physiological uneasiness by the aid of some particular person or not. - Author: Aleister Crowley
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#25. Since the choice of what we curl up with is often crucial for our solace and sanity, we need to learn how to nurture the talent of selection. Book browsing is a meditative art ... Books are as essential as breathing. - Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
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#26. Laughter heals, gives solace, and is life enhancing. - Author: Liz Carpenter
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#27. Some seek
solace in
whiskey,

I drown my
sorrows
in ink. - Author: Noor Shirazie
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#28. Music is a solace for me now. As I age, contrary to common sense, I am more and more drawn into it and apt to spend more of my waking and some of my sleeping hours thinking about it, or just feeling about it. It is my escape. - Author: Mark Heard
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#29. What a solace Christianity must be to one who has an undoubted conviction of its truth! - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#30. Golf is to me what his Sabine farm was to the poet Horace - a solace and an inspiration. - Author: Ramsay MacDonald
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#31. The culture of drink endures because it offers so many rewards: confidence for the shy, clarity for the uncertain, solace to the wounded and lonely, and above all, the elusive promises of friendship and love. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#32. It's the safety valve of middle life, and the solace of age. - Author: Mary Roberts Rinehart
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#33. As children gath'ring pebbles on the shore. Or if I would delight my private hours With music or with poem, where so soon As in our native language can I find That solace? - Author: John Milton
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#34. Nina was my sanctuary as much as she was my war zone. Peace and solace one moment, explosions and massacre the next. - Author: Nicole Williams
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#35. Maybe there is some solace to be derived in that: bacchanal or funeral, after enough time, the detritus looks the same. - Author: David Rakoff
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#36. Snow is bruised lilac in half-lite: such pure solace. You speak like an aesthete sometimes, Sonmi. Perhaps those deprived of beauty perceive it most instinctively. So - Author: David Mitchell
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#37. The lie, as a virtue, a principle, is eternal; the lie, as a recreation, a solace, a refuge in time of need, the fourth Grace, the tenth Muse, man's best and surest friend is immortal - Author: Mark Twain
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#38. It's not TIME that heals everything, it is SLEEP ...
Sleeping is the perfect answer to all doubts and troubles.
Leaving the world of reality behind and disappearing in to a world of make-believe and imaginations, is a solace you get from nothing else ... - Author: Sanhita Baruah
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#39. I wouldn't make it through the day without singing. It is my solace and my meditation and my release. It lets me know how I'm processing things, what I'm processing, if I'm out of touch in some area. - Author: Bellamy Young
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#40. There is such solace in the mere sight of water. It clothes us delicately in its blowing salt and scent, gossamer items that medicate the poor soul - Author: Sebastian Barry
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#41. Christ is the desire of nations, the joy of angels, the delight of the Father. What solace then must that soul be filled with, that has the possession of Him to all eternity! - Author: John Bunyan
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#42. I'm curious how someone ... finds God, or solace, or peace or whatever it is he finds out here alone ... while he's reciting words. Is it just a matter of believing what you say? - Author: Dana Reinhardt
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#43. But you are a solace just by existing, vividly in my thoughts if not here before me. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#44. It's like, imagine the ripples on top of an ocean. And I'm in a rowboat, reactively dealing with the waves and water coming into my boat. What I need to do is dive into the deeper solace, the calmness beneath the surface. - Author: Mehmet Oz
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#45. Marriage provides the solace of worked-on friendship and the joy of being known profoundly. - Author: Imogen Stubbs
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#46. The institution represented an attempt to shift onto others - specifically, the victims - the burden of guilt, so that they were deprived of even the solace of innocence. - Author: Primo Levi
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#47. It's literature that provides solace to hearts wounded by man made divisions of religion, race, class, gender and class... - Author: Neelam Saxena Chandra
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#48. Religion is a solace to many people and it is even conceivable that some religion, somewhere, really is Ultimate Truth. But in many cases, being religious is merely a form of conceit. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#49. People ask all the time, "What are you thinking?" It's my least favorite question in the world. The last bastion of solace is my mind. It's an invasion. - Author: Charlie Sheen
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#50. Of course I played. It was my only solace. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#51. Whatever solace TJ Farrelly sought, he would have to find it on his own. She had racked her brain until she had realized the truth: she had none to give. - Author: Christopher Golden
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#52. If my father had a heart attack, it would give me no solace at all to know his treatment was first tried on a dog. - Author: Ingrid Newkirk
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#53. The age of technology has both revived the use of writing and provided ever more reasons for its spiritual solace. Emails are letters, after all, more lasting than phone calls, even if many of them r 2 cursory 4 u. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#54. Dean watched her quietly as a storm of confusion whirled through his mind. What he could say to comfort her right now eluded him as words lingered beyond the grasp of his thoughts. He resigned himself to the fact there was no possible solace he could provide as she dressed briskly. - Author: Jill Thrussell
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#55. Music has always been a great solace for me. It's still something that gives me far more joy than movies, I must say. I love movies, too. But somehow, music can transport you. There are so many different kinds of experiences you can have with music. - Author: Allison Anders
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#56. [T]o read was precisely to enter another world, which was not the reader's own, and come back refreshed, ready to bear with equanimity the injustices and frustrations of this one. Reading was balm, amusement
not incitement. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#57. We may find great relief and inexplicable solace in purposefully looking beyond grief in order to determine the provision made within it. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#58. It is light that cheers us when we are downhearted, it is light that brings us solace out of suffering, it is light that beams upon us when we discover some new hidden truth of the universe - it is light that first greets us when we emerge into this world. - Author: Eric P. Kelly
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#59. At school, I always felt the art room was the place where you could sit and talk. It was a place of solace. I wasn't the best artist at school by a long shot; it was more the understanding and the support that came from that room. - Author: Sam Taylor-Wood
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#60. Fate. As a child, that word was often my only companion. It whispered to me from dark corners during lonely nights. It was the song of the birds in spring and the call of the wind through bare branches on a cold winter afternoon. Fate. Both my anguish and my solace. My escort and my cage. - Author: Leslye Walton
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#61. Crawford was home for a month from the hospital, the chest pains came again in the night. Instead of calling an ambulance and going through it all again, he chose simply to roll over to the solace of his late wife's side of the bed. - Author: Thomas Harris
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#62. The heart will find solace after a lost love, but once the soul is betrayed and broken it will always bleed and the wounds will never really heal,,,, - Author: Camelia C.
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#63. WITHIN THESE WALLS, he became my solace, my sanctuary, and my strength. Like a white knight, he saved me from a life of gray and showed me a world full of color. - Author: J.L. Berg
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#64. We were comfort kissing, that's all. We wrapped our arms around each other for solace. Bear hugging. Squeezing the life out of each other as if we were trying to merge together. When at last we loosened our grip, in a strange way we were both more calm. Physically, at least. Not mentally. - Author: Malorie Blackman
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#65. To sought out solace within yourself is the most difficult challenge and is quickly ignored by many, thus can only be achieved when you find truth within oneself - Author: Yolanda De Iuliis
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#66. Imagination is a glorious thing, Without imagination there would be no solace for our suffering, no wondrous creations, no stories to beguile us, and no magic... - Author: Karen Wrighton
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#67. Despite the solace of hypocritical religiosity and its seductive promise of an after-life of heavenly bliss, most of us will do anything to thwart the inevitable victory of biological death. - Author: Jack Kevorkian
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#68. The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others. - Author: Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
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#69. Books can be a source of solace, but I see them mainly as a source of pleasure, personal as well as esthetic. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#70. That's what was wrong with drinking too much. You became immune to drunken delights. There was no solace in liquor. Before you got happy, you collapsed. - Author: Richard Matheson
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#71. Most of what brings me solace and peace are nothing more than ghosts of my past, yet I hold tightly to keep them with me in the present for fear that without them, I just might disappear too. - Author: E.K. Blair
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#72. But now I have something that blows that feeling out of the water. Every time I need a hit of joy, I think about you. You are my solace, Kate. Just knowing that you are in this world, everything makes sense. p. 275 Until I Die (ARC) - Author: Amy Plum
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#73. The evening pulsed with omens gentle to the eyes, and Valentina had a romantic crush on it all, like every good witch should. - Author: Lawren Leo
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#74. This pain is comfort. It is the solace of physicality, like a touch. - Author: Johnny Rich
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#75. Actual places, landscapes that exist[ed] simultaneously in both physical and metaphysical space ... true geographical refugia, verdant valleys dominated by protective mountain deities where people could seek solace as lonely pilgrims, or flee violence as a community in time of war. - Author: Wade Davis
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#76. As a bit of loner, prone to melancholy, with a questionable sexuality, I found great solace in the words of-Dylan, Joni, John Prine and Leonard Cohen. The darker the better. - Author: Jill Sobule
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#77. The only way to solace anyone who loved you in life is to be a good memory - Author: Alice Walker
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#78. The hope of reward is the solace of labor. - Author: Publilius Syrus
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#79. For authentic transformation is not a matter of belief but of the death of the believer; not a matter of translating the world but of transforming the world; not a matter of finding solace but of finding infinity on the other side of death. The self is not made content; the self is made toast. - Author: Ken Wilber
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#80. My fear of standing alone often pressures me to stand with a rather unsavory group that embraces a rather unsettling belief system which leaves me wondering why I left the promises of God for the company of people. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#81. I've found great solace in finally taking care of myself and others. - Author: Nile Rodgers
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#82. One would think America big enough to set aside wilderness preserves for the many of our citizens who seek to escape the incessant crowd, to search for solace in solitude amidst a sanctuary far removed from the banality of beer ads and cigarette commercials. - Author: Frank Church
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#83. When you commit your life to something and it doesn't work out, it is a tough place to be. Suicide can be the spiritual reprieve of a faithless person. I knew I could always just end it, and there was solace in that. - Author: Marc Maron
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#84. I think escapism is something artists write about pretty frequently - it's something everyone can relate to, the concept of wanting something more, wanting to find solace, wanting to have something better. - Author: Halsey
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#85. At times I was desperate and could find no solace anywhere. Nothing seemed to work, and the weight of being trapped in my own body made it difficult to lift even a hand off the sheets. - Author: Lucy Grealy
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#86. We each sit alone, staring at this black screen with a whole range of emotions. But in a strange way, we are all doing it together, and we should take solace in the fact that no one has a clue what's going on. I - Author: Aziz Ansari
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#87. I looked at her, wanting her with all the lust of my months alone and untouched. But I knew also that for that deeper hunger for companionship and understanding, she offered me no more solace than any man might find in his own hand. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#88. Of all the things that make for happiness, the love of books comes first. No matter how the world may have used us, sure solace lies there. - Author: Myrtle Reed
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#89. Trying to find solace in the remaining
parks and lakes.
Now we're forced to get away,
take trips to the real
places.
The forest.
The ocean. - Author: Nathan Moore
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#90. [ ... ] God's message is that we are largely on our own. We are the ones who give moral guidelines body and life. You can take, if you will, your solace in heaven, but you must work out your ethics on earth. - Author: Susan Neiman
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#91. If we seek solace in the prisons of the distant past
Security in human systems we're told will always always last
Emotions are the sail and blind faith is the mast
Without the breath of real freedom we're getting nowhere fast.
(History Will Teach Us Nothing) - Author: Sting
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#92. Knowing that there is no future that is possible or desirable, I experience the solace one feels on going back to sleep when the alarm clock has sounded. - Author: Arthur Cravan
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#93. It became my solace. Because it's the only thing structured in my life right now. Training is sort of a therapy session, I guess. - Author: Daisy Ridley
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#94. Manhattan scene - you are surrounded and yet you find solace; you find isolation in the tornado of people. - Author: Harlan Coben
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#95. The blindness of men is the most dangerous effect of their pride; it seems to nourish and augment it; it deprives them of knowledge of remedies which can solace their miseries and can cure their faults. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#96. Ironically, the worship of of death as a strategy for coping with our underlying fear of death's power does not truly give us solace. It is deeply anxiety producing. The more we watch spectacles of death, of random violence and cruelty, the more afraid we become in our daily lives. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#97. A wanderer's repose or a sinner's reformation should never depend on a fellow-creature. Men and women die; philosophers falter in wisdom, and Christians in goodness: if any one you know has suffered and erred, let him look higher than his equals for strength to amend and solace to heal. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#98. Nonetheless, do I have respect for people who believe in the hereafter? Of course I do. I might add, perhaps even a touch of envy too, because of the solace. - Author: Studs Terkel
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#99. Me sins are great, and I'll burn for dem. But if ye never believe anyt'in' else, know dat I loved ye more den anyt'in'. Ye were me sanctuary. Me solace in a world gone mad. I'd endure a thousand deat's to go back and ensure ye did not feel one moment of pain. - Author: Nicole Jacquelyn
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#100. There is a fascination here that holds rich and poor, strong and weak captive,not with chains and fetters but by an almost touchable solace ... - Author: Barbara Woodall
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