Favorite Quotations ~† Comfort Home Comforts: Art & Science of Keeping House

"Woman softens her own troubles by generously solacing those of others. " ~ Francoise D'aubegne Maintenon


Comfort is a pale substitute for wellbeing and peace of mind ~ Jamie Smart

The most human thing we can do is comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. ~ Clarence Darrow

A comforting acquaintance, hope, a contagious thing like spring, inebriating like lager. ~ Sylvia Ashton-Warner

I define comfort as self-acceptance when we finally learn that self-care begins and ends with ourselves, we no longer demand sustenance and happiness from others. ~ Jennifer Louden

Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man. ~ Louis Nizer

The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort. ~ Confucius

We find comfort among those who agree with us growth among those who don't. ~ Frank A.Clark

The more comfortable you are the more trouble youíre in. Comfort means playing it safe and avoiding risk. Itís the beginning of the end. ~ Bill Ernstrom

My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those that are sad. ~ Olive Schreiner

To ease another's heartache is to forget one's own. ~ Abraham Lincoln

Explosions are not comfortable. ~ Yevgeny Zamyatin

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. ~ Mark Twain

All clean and comfortable I sit down to write. ~ John Keats

Even though it may seem counterintuitive, a comfort zone is a dangerous place to be. ~ Mary Lou Retton

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. ~ Neale Donald Walsch

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ... bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort. ~ J. R. R. Tolkien