Comfort is a sense of physical or psychological ease, often characterized as a lack of hardship.
- It's grand, and you canna expect to be baith grand and comfortable.
- J. M. Barrie, Little Minister (1891), Chapter 10.
- “Tomorrow is another day” is something you can say only to yourself, not to the person you want to comfort.
- Fausto Cercignani in: Brian Morris, Quotes we cherish. Quotations from Fausto Cercignani, 2014, p. 27.
- I tell you naught for your comfort,
Yea, naught for your desire,
Save that the sky grows darker yet
And the sea rises higher.
- Is there no balm in Gilead?
- Jeremiah, VIII, 22. "Is there no treacle in Gilead?" Version from the "Treacle Bible" (1568). Spelled also "truacle" or "tryacle" in the Great Bible (1541), Bishops' Bible (1561).
- And He that doth the ravens feed,
Yea, providently caters for the sparrow,
Be comfort to my age!
- That comfort comes too late;
'Tis like a pardon after execution;
That gentle physic, given in time, had cur'd me;
But now I am past all comforts here, but Prayers.
- Mothers obtain it from their children, and men from their dogs.
- Anthony Trollope, Barchester Towers (1857), Chapter 44.
Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical QuotationsEdit
- Quotes reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 124.
- They have most satisfaction in themselves, and consequently the sweetest relish of their creature comforts.
- Matthew Henry, Commentaries, Psalm XXXVII.
- Miserable comforters are ye all.
- Job, XVI, 2.
- From out the throng and stress of lies,
From out the painful noise of sighs,
One voice of comfort seems to rise:
"It is the meaner part that dies."
- William Morris, Comfort.
- Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
- Psalms, XXIII, 4.