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A man is relieved and gay when he has
put his heart into his work and done his best;
but what he has said or done otherwise
shall give him no peace.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I was hugely relieved to discover there was a purpose
for girls with loud voices.
- Betty Buckley

Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious
creation in which discipline and order are relieved
with some play and pure foolishness.
- May Sarton

I'm relieved that the state of the Marines' readiness will remain high.
- Susan Davis

 

My parents were angry, but they were relieved that I was in good condition.
They had been afraid the Russians would torture me.
They told me not to do it again!
- Mathias Rust

I was always so relieved that anyone wants to publish anything I've written.
- Neil Gaiman

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections,
children tend to be sticky.
- Fran Lebowitz

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This role is more visible, and I grew up without a
lot of that sort of modeling so I'm relieved and proud to have done this film.
- Wentworth Miller

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky,
are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
- Christopher Morley

When Silence of the Lambs did well commercially it was more than anything.
My partner Ed Saxon and I were just so relieved that
finally we had made a movie that had made some money!
- Jonathan Demme

Republicans have to be relieved.
Given all the bad news this White House has faced,
at least the president's hemorrhaging has stopped.
- Stuart Rothenberg

Widows are divided into two classes;
the bereaved and the relieved.
- Victor Robinson

I write in order to attain that feeling of tension
relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
- H. L. Mencken

I'm always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy
and I realize I'm listening to it.
- George Carlin

The last two years with the Eagles were pretty intense times.
There was a lot of drinking and we were all getting high a lot.
My parents were relieved when I got off the Eagles treadmill.
- Glenn Frey

So when I told my parents I wanted to go into acting
because I was flunking out of my first year of junior college,
they were relieved that I had picked something other than joining the army.
But I can't imagine how they had high hopes for me.
- Dustin Hoffman

In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply
a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals,
who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths,
and miracles as poetic fantasies.
To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing.
The child mind accepts and believes them,
and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can
he be in after years relieved of them.
- Hypatia

We had the boy's name picked out, but we didn't have a girl's.
When he turned out to be a boy, we were so relieved.
Literally, in the middle of contracting and pushing,
and with my wife being drugged - out and half -
lucid,
we were still coming up with names.
- Paul Reiser

This and many others only confirmed me in the opinion,
planted when I saw the sale of Martha Ann,
and growing steadily thereafter, that slavery was an accursed business,
and that the sooner my people were relieved of it,
the better.
- John Sergeant Wise

I do remember that I was very relieved that I did not
have to go into a bank with them.
I had, as you recall, I had already been brought into
a bank before and it was better to be sitting outside.
- Patty Hearst

I was pleased that two very disparate photographs,
two images that each worked in their own way had appealed
enough to other people for them to buy them.
I was also relieved they weren't the last ones purchased,
and that they sold for a pound more than the frame was worth.
- Graeme Le Saux

It may be, however, that I am too much wedded to my own views in the matter,
and as I have spent nearly eight years of the hardest
work of my life in this department,
I respectfully request that I may now be relieved from its command.
- George Crook

I am willing to admit that if the agriculturists are
oppressed by peculiar burdens,
they ought to be relieved from them,
or be allowed a fair and just protection equivalent
to all such peculiar burdens.
- Joseph Hume

Know that unconditional forgiveness
holds immense power to relieve your suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
- Mickey Hart

Compassion is a call, a demand of nature,
to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food.
- Joseph Butler

To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
- Horace Mann

Serious poetry deals with the fundamental conflicts
that cannot be logically resolved:
we can state the conflicts rationally,
but reason does not relieve us of them.
- Allen Tate

Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who
leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.
- Walter Benjamin

Running is a great way to relieve stress and clear the mind.
- Joan Van Ark

Art is basically made by dissatisfied people who are
willing to find some means to relieve the dissatisfaction.
- John Chamberlain

Laughter can help relieve tension in even the heaviest of matters.
- Allen Klein

Some tribes of birds will relieve and rear up the young and helpless,
of their own and other tribes, when abandoned.
- William Bartram

The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.
- Joseph Butler

I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
- Charles de Montesquieu

Try to help others.
Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies;
strive to raise them up,
and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

While there are many influences on gas prices in America,
I believe the passage of a national energy bill will
help relieve this burden on our country.
- Paul Gillmor

Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and
relieve the tedium of argument.
- Robert South

Affliction's sons are brothers in distress;
A brother to relieve,
how exquisite the bliss!
- Robert Burns

Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise
of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering.
- Leon Kass

Putting a little time aside for clean fun and good
humor is very necessary to relieve the tensions of our time.
- Hattie McDaniel

One is guilty of all abjection that one does not help to relieve.
- Jose Marti

I'm not a politician.
I only want to help relieve the suffering in communities,
and I want to help people see their community in each other.
- Russell Simmons

In the housing projects, people talked of ways to reduce crime,
relieve overcrowding, and they were good ideas that we plan to study,
and possibly implement.
- Jane Byrne

People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers.
It does not alter the immorality of the act when the
income transfer is carried out by government.
- Cal Thomas

Among the remedies which it has pleased Almighty God
to give to man to relieve his sufferings,
none is so universal and so efficacious as opium.
- Thomas Sydenham

We already know that anonymous letters are despicable.
In etiquette, as well as in law, hiring a hit man to
do the job does not relieve you of responsibility.
- Judith Martin

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil
to one who is striking at the root,
and it may be that he who bestows the largest amount
of time and money on the needy
is doing the most by his mode of life
to produce that misery
which he strives in vain to relieve.
- Henry David Thoreau

The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most.
I can better trust those who helped to relieve the
gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready
to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.
- Ulysses S. Grant

The good news, to relieve all this gloom,
is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting.
Here, the people are sovereign.
Inept political leaders can be replaced.
Foolish policies can be changed.
Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

People are learning to feel more comfortable hearing one another's dreams.
It used to be that if you told a dream in public,
someone had to make a joke to relieve the tension introduced
by that alternative reality.
- Henry Reed

I think health care is more about love than about most other things.
If there isn't at the core of this two human beings
who have agreed to be in a relationship where one is
trying to help relieve the suffering of another,
which is love, you can't get to the right answer here.
- Donald Berwick

You cannot raise the standard against oppression,
or leap into the breach to relieve injustice,
and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact,
or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt.
- Learned Hand

Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that
I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed:
Only two rules really count.
Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself;
never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.
- King Edward VIII

I, Alexander B. Campbell, make this statement of the
cause of my death to relieve the coroner of the necessity of an inquest,
and also let my friends know the motive that led me to take my own life.
- Alex Campbell

Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public,
through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.
- Margaret Fuller

Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate.
It doesn't.
It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Laughter relieves us of superfluous energy,
which, if it remained unused, might become negative,
that is, poison.
Laughter is the antidote.
- George Gurdjieff

Much is forgiven anyone who relieves the desperate
boredom of the working press.
- William Weld

People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves;
that relieves them of the necessity of having their
own will and of taking responsibility for themselves.
- Ivan Turgenev

In the game of life, it's a good idea to have a few early losses,
which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.
- Bill Vaughan

The camera relieves us of the burden of memory.
It surveys us like God, and it surveys for us.
Yet no other god has been so cynical,
for the camera records in order to forget.
- John Berger

They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine
about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue
that relieves them from taking trouble about any improvement in particular.
- John Morley

The general statement that the mental faculties are class concepts,
belonging to descriptive psychology,
relieves us of the necessity of discussing them and
their significance at the present stage of our inquiry.
- Wilhelm Wundt

Honor your past, and all the consequences of that past.
Receive insight into relieving the pain
caused by past experiences and current attitudes toward life.
Observe life as it currently appears,
and then train yourself to observe life
from other perspectives that support a higher quality of living.
Re-consider your priorities.
Chart your Course.
Set Sail with Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most wonderful study of mankind is man.
Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian.
- Daniel D. Palmer

The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course,
and with the same success.
Many individuals expressed their gratification at having
discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse.
- George Combe

It was just this interesting, my first,
the first time you hear your child in any way criticise you.
It's the worst review of your life and it's really
relieving to find out that they don't know what they're saying.
- Tea Leoni

In addition to relieving patient suffering,
research is needed to help reduce the enormous economic
and social burdens posed by chronic diseases such as osteoporosis,
arthritis, diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases,
cancer, heart disease, and stroke.
- Ike Skelton


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