I’m compiling quotations to use on a client’s website. Quite a few are perfectly perfect for a beautiful summer weekend:
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
Robert J. Sawyer
Sometimes the cure for restlessness is rest.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of things … [but] there are times when we stop. We sit sill. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.
If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
Julie-Jeanne-Eleonore de Lespinasse
The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.
Sidney J. Harris
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.