Quotes containing word "rest"

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Sell also: balance, ease, lie, perch, pillow, relaxation, relief, remain, remainder, repose, reside, residual, residue, residuum, respite, roost, sleep, stay

Definitions and meanings of word "rest"

• Noun: something left after other parts have been taken away; examples: "there was no remainder", "he threw away the rest", "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"

• Noun: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); example: "took his repose by the swimming pool"

• Noun: a pause for relaxation; example: "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"

• Noun: a state of inaction; example: "a body will continue in a state of rest until acted upon"

• Noun: euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); examples: "she was laid to rest beside her husband", "they had to put their family pet to sleep"

• Noun: a support on which things can be put; example: "the gun was steadied on a special rest"

• Noun: a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration

• Verb: not move; be in a resting position

• Verb: take a short break from one's activities in order to relax

• Verb: give a rest to; examples: "He rested his bad leg", "Rest the dogs for a moment"

• Verb: have a place in relation to something else; examples: "The fate of Bosnia lies in the hands of the West", "The responsibility rests with the Allies"

• Verb: be at rest

• Verb: stay the same; remain in a certain state; examples: "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it", "rest assured", "stay alone", "He remained unmoved by her tears", "The bad weather continued for another week"

• Verb: be inherent or innate in;

• Verb: put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying; example: "Rest your head on my shoulder"

• Verb: sit, as on a branch; example: "The birds perched high in the tree"

• Verb: rest on or as if on a pillow; example: "pillow your head"

• Verb: be inactive, refrain from acting; example: "The committee is resting over the summer"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "rest"

Elizabeth Warren
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Born Wednesday 22 June 1949
Blaise Pascal
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Monday 19 June 1623 - Saturday 19 August 1662
Alice Walker
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Born Wednesday 9 February 1944
Herodotus
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484 B.C. - 409 B.C.
George Combe
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King Abdullah II
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Born Tuesday 30 January 1962
Jeffrey Sachs
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Born Friday 5 November 1954
Jonathan Carroll
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Born Wednesday 26 January 1949
Voltaire
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Sunday 21 November 1694 - Saturday 30 May 1778
Antoine Arnauld
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French Philosopher, Theologian, Mathematician
1612 - 1694
Martin Feldstein
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Saturday 25 November 1939 - Tuesday 11 June 2019
Satish Kumar
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Indian Editor, Activist, Director
Born 1936

Rest, rest, shall I have not all eternity to rest.

Antoine Arnauld

Words: rest, all, eternity
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You built a factory out there, good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on the roads that the rest of us paid for. You hired workers that the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for.

Elizabeth Warren

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Infancy is what is eternal, and the rest, all the rest, is brevity, extreme brevity.

Antonio Porchia

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

Francis Quarles

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It is an everlasting desire to make my dreams come true. And it's getting to the point now where it's like, come on I want my dreams to come true so that I can get on with the rest of my life. Sometimes I think about the rest of my life when I'm done.

Picabo Street

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Higher education is one of few areas where this country competes with the rest of the world and wins. The best of American higher education outstrips any in the world. Look where the rest of the world goes for higher education, for graduate degrees. They come here.

Donna Shalala

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You can't think about how people will perceive you or your character. All you can do is focus on your work. The rest is up to the universe. I've been acting for 16 years. I've done 55 movies and, in all seriousness, there's maybe five that are good and the rest are crap.

Robert Patrick

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When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

Nora Ephron

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The Macintosh having shipped, his next agenda was to turn the rest of Apple into the Mac group. He had perceived the rest of Apple wasn't as creative or motivated as the Mac team, and what you need to take over the company are managers, not innovators or technical people.

Andy Hertzfeld

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I was pursuing the inner path at the expense of the rest of my being and the rest of the world.

Satish Kumar

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They wanted to hear about the sex, of course. But not the rest; no one wanted to hear the rest.

Christine Keeler

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He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Dylan Thomas

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It's good for America when the rest of the world grows, because you can sell more to the rest of the world.

Jamie Dimon

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The creative individual has the capacity to free himself from the web of social pressures in which the rest of us are caught. He is capable of questioning the assumptions that the rest of us accept.

John W. Gardner

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At the ballet, you really feel like you're in the presence of something outside the rest of your life. Higher than the rest of your life.

Robert Caro

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To finance this trade deficit, the U.S. has to borrow from the rest of the world or sell American assets like stocks, businesses, and real estate to the rest of the world.

Martin Feldstein

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After the atomic bombs were dropped, the war ended and we went into Tokyo Bay with the rest of the fleet, the Missouri and the rest of them, while they signed the terms of surrender that ended the war.

Barney Ross

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Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than at rest, since at rest they may be sitting in the balance without knowing it, being weighed together with their sins.

Franz Kafka

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Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.

John Lubbock

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One thing they never tell you about child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child's name and how old he or she is.

Erma Bombeck

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