Relax and Enjoy

A collection of pieces depicting the simple pleasures in life that we must slow down to fully enjoy.

 David Palumbo
"Eat healthily, sleep well, breathe deeply, move harmoniously."
- Jean-Pierre Barral
 Dongyun Lee
"Stop a minute, right where you are. Relax your shoulders, shake your head and spine like a dog shaking off cold water. Tell that imperious voice in your head to be still."
- Barbara Kingsolver
 James Bennett
"Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep."
- Charles Albert Camus
  Paul Cox
"I made a nap this afternoon. I made it out of two pillows, a bed, a sheet, a blanket, and exhaustion."
- Jarod Kintz
                     Ted Wright
                   "To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment."
                   - Jane Austen
 Michal Dziekan
"Sleep 'til you're hungry, eat 'til you're sleepy."
- Author Unknown
  Rudy Gutierrez
“The sensation of energy expands with increasing relaxation.”
- Ilchi Lee
 David Johnson
"For fast-acting relief, try slowing down."
- Lily Tomlin
 Gary Kelley
"Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream."
- John Lennon
  Tim Bower
"Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer."
- William S. Burroughs
   Bill Sanderson
  "There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast."
  - Author Unknown
 Thomas Ehretsmann
"To sleep, perchance to Dream;..."
- William Shakespeare
 Chris Gall
"Pray thee, spare, thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work."
- Thomas Aquinas
 C.F. Payne
"There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the night."
- Marie de Rabutin-Chantal
 Kinuko Y. Craft
"Even a soul submerged in sleep
is hard at work and helps
make something of the world."
- Heraclitus
 Mark Summers
"After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains."
- Walt Whitman
 John Mattos
"Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness."
- George MacDonald
Guy Stauber
" To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet."
- - Jiddu Krishnamurti
Tran Nguyen
" There is more to life than increasing its speed."
- - Mohandas K. Gandhi
Patrick Arrasmith
" Each night when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn."
- Mahatma Gandhi
Goni Montes
" Give your stress wings and let it fly away."
- Terri Guillemets
Gregory Manchess
" What hath night to do with sleep."
- John Milton
Edward Kinsella
" Although she was giddy with exhaustion, sleep was a lover who refused to be touched..."
- Janet Fitch
Ricardo Martinez
" Dreams permit each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night."
- Charles A. Fisher
Maria Corte Maidagan
"There is a time for many words, and there is also time for sleep."
Jason Seiler
"Ah! There is nothing like staying home, for real comfort."
- Jane Austen
Kent Barton
" Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loath them."
- Edgar Allan Poe
Niklas Asker
"Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion."
- Audrey Niffenegger
Sam Spratt
" A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run."
- George Matthew Adams
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