Rest Proverbs

Sayings about Rest

Rest breeds rust. ~ German Proverbs

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Often a branch is broken off the tree by the one who has rested in its shadow. ~ Myanmar Proverb

Restless feet may walk into a snake pit. ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

Success and rest don’t sleep together. ~ Russian Proverbs

The soul will only be at rest when it stops hoping. ~ Arabian Proverbs

I rest, therefore I rust. ~ German Proverb

Who is chasing after another must himself rest. ~ Swedish Proverbs

Fear and restlessness kill more than do illnesses. ~ French Proverbs

After lunch, rest; after dinner take a walk. ~ Arabian Proverbs

The heart at rest sees a feast in everything. ~ Indian Proverbs

Rest makes rusty. ~ Dutch Proverbs

The only sword that never rests is the tongue of a woman. ~ Armenian Proverbs

A loose tooth will not rest until it’s pulled out. ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

Nobody can rest in his own shadow. ~ Hungarian Proverbs

Where the body wants to rest, there the legs must carry it. ~ Polish Proverbs

Money and the devil know no rest. ~ Serbian Proverbs

A change is as good as a rest. ~ English Proverbs

Love is like fog — there is no mountain on which it does not rest. ~ Hawaiian Proverbs

A good rest is half the job. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

Even the mightiest eagle comes down to the treetops to rest. ~ Ugandan Proverbs

Say no from the start; you will have rest. ~ African Proverb

The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman. ~ Mexican Proverbs

Quotations about Rest

Rest is a fine medicine ~ Thomas Carlyle

What is without periods of rest will not endure. ~ Ovid

If you rest, you rust. ~ Helen Hayes

The stars that have most glory have no rest. ~ Samuel Daniel

Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. ~ William Cowper

Sometimes the most urgent thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant

Nothing gives rest but the sincere search for truth. ~ Blaise Pascal

Rest when you’re weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. Then get back to work. ~ Ralph Marston

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and you shall find rest for your souls. ~ Bible

Ignorance is the softest pillow on which a man can rest his head. ~ Michel de Montaigne

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest. ~ Dylan Thomas

No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned. ~ Jean Paul Richter

Too much rest becomes a pain. ~ Homer

Rest is the fitting of self to its sphere. ~ John Sullivan Dwight

He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities. ~ Benjamin Franklin

It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. ~ Stirling Moss

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best. ~ St. Jerome

No one needs a vacation more than the person who just had one. ~ Author Unknown

Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest. ~ Francis Quarles

Rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother. ~ Voltaire

Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen. ~ Leonardo Da Vinci

It’s no rest to be idle. ~ Paul Peel

The word “rest” is not in my vocabulary. ~ Horace Greeley

Rest is the sweet sauce of labor. ~ Plutarch

Sundays, quiet islands on the tossing seas of life. ~ S. W. Duffield

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. ~ Sir John Lubbock

For too much rest becomes a pain. ~ Homer

Rest, rest, shall I have not all eternity to rest. ~ Antoine Arnauld

Rest Proverbs

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