Quotations that match 'restless'.Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
[ Discontent First Necessities Progress Restlessness]
I cannot sleep - great joy is as restless as great sorrow.
[ Cannot Great Joy Restless Sleep Sorrow]
In person, George W. Bush is extremely forceful. He has a restless energy when he sits in a chair, and nearly leaps out of it when making certain points.
[ Bush Certain Chair Energy Extremely Forceful George Leaps Making Nearly Out Person Points Restless Sits]
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
[ Discontent Failure First Man Necessity Progress Restlessness Satisfied Show Thoroughly Will]
I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
[ Am Ambitious Content Despise Doubting Exertions Fools Formed Go Half Hand Having Myself Nothing Oh Once Plodding Plough Restless Set Stimulus Their Those Vanity Were Which Wise Would]
I was just restless with being in school; so I went out to Los Angeles.
[ Angeles Being Just Los Out Restless School Went]
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
[ Accomplice Been Friendly Human Man Most Never Restlessness Sea]
We build buildings which are terribly restless. And buildings don't go anywhere. They shouldn't be restless. Architecture
[ Anywhere Build Buildings Go Restless Terribly Which]
Joy is like restless day; but peace divine like quiet night; Lead me, O Lord, till perfect Day shall shine through Peace to Light.
[ Day Divine Joy Lead Light Lord Night Peace Perfect Quiet Restless Shall Shine Through Till]
Abundance and vigor of automatic movements are desirable, and even a considerable degree of restlessness is a good sign in young children.
[ Abundance Automatic Children Considerable Degree Desirable Even Good Movements Restlessness Sign Vigor Young]
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.
[ Ambition Others Restlessness Slaves Some Their Whips Work]
What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you?
[ Between Come Difference Dream Fears Follows Near Restless Save Soul Us]
Year by year we are learning that in this restless, strenuous American life of ours vacations are essential.
[ American Essential Learning Life Ours Restless Strenuous Vacations Year]
Lebanon is restless, Syria got its walking papers, Egypt is scheduling elections with more than one candidate, and even Saudi Arabia, whose rulers are perhaps more terrified of women than rulers anywhere else in the world, allowed limited municipal elections.
[ Allowed Anywhere Arabia Candidate Egypt Elections Else Even Got Lebanon Limited More Municipal Papers Perhaps Restless Rulers Saudi Scheduling Syria Terrified Than Walking Whose Women World]
For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore) have professed for it, for all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
[ Accomplice Been Celebrations Certain Friendly Human Love Man Most Natures Never Object Professed Prose Restlessness Said Sea Shore Song]
This was in '79. I got pretty restless there, sitting around with a lot of people sitting around smoking cigarettes and talking about films, but nobody really doing anything.
[ Anything Around Cigarettes Doing Films Got Lot Nobody Pretty Really Restless Sitting Smoking Talking]
My restless, roaming spirit would not allow me to remain at home very long.
[ Allow Home Long Remain Restless Roaming Spirit Very Would]
But just as haste and restlessness are typical of our present-day life, so change also takes place more rapidly than before. This applies to change in the relationships between nations as it does to change within an individual nation.
[ Also Applies Before Between Change Does Haste Individual Just Life More Nation Nations Our Place Present-Day Present-Day Rapidly Relationships Restlessness Takes Than Typical Within]
Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass. Art
[ Ability Artistic Both Burning Eat Effort Feeling Few Irritate Making Paint Pass Possess Restless Simply Situation Something Sweet Therefore True Unproductive Unseemly Urge Very Will Write]
I often thought I was in the wrong business. I was pretty seriously thinking of tossing it in before I shot Shine. I do not know why. I was pretty restless, I had been through a bad period of stress induced anxiety - panic attacks - and I was not sure of what I wanted to do.
[ Anxiety Attacks Bad Been Before Business Had Induced Know Often Panic Period Pretty Restless Seriously Shine Shot Stress Sure Thinking Thought Through Tossing Wanted Why Wrong]
In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents.
[ Always Constituents Court Effect Government Lives Mass Men Office Offices Passion Perpetual Political Public Required Restless Seekers Sensitive Sentiment Sure Tenure Their Trial Vehemence Which]
Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root, nor to one place is tied, but ever restless and irregular, about this earth doth run and ride. He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where; He says it is so far, that he has quite forgot how to go there.
[ Care Doth Earth Either Ever Far Forgot Go Hath Home How Irregular Knows Man Nor Place Quite Restless Ride Root Run Says Scarce Still Tied Toys Where]
When you're away, I'm restless, lonely, Wretched, bored, dejected; only here's the rub, my darling dear, I feel the same when you're near.
[ Away Bored Darling Dear Dejected Feel Here Lonely Near Only Restless Rub Same Wretched]
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
[ Makes Mind Pillow Restless]
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
[ Able Cannot Find Flowers Found Friend God Grows How Moon Move Nature Need Noise Restlessness See Silence Souls Stars Sun Touch Trees]
I was very restless, but finally I found my way.
[ Finally Found Restless Very Way]
We began as restless and radical. Remember the spirit of 1997, but by the end of our time in office we had lost our way.
[ Began End Had Lost Office Our Radical Remember Restless Spirit Time Way]
It appears to me impossible that I should cease to exist, or that this active, restless spirit, equally alive to joy and sorrow, should be only organized dust.
[ Active Alive Appears Cease Dust Equally Exist Impossible Joy Only Organized Restless Should Sorrow Spirit]
I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death.
[ After Death Desire General Inclination Mankind Only Perpetual Power Put Restless]
The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
[ Attained Greedy Happiness Here Moving Peace Persons Satisfied Spiritual Those Tranquillity]
When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.
[ Climb Craving Men Mountain New Restless Seek Souls Spurs Them Tire View Ways]
In the large cities that received new Americans, there flowered a golden age of restaurants, manned by the available talent from abroad and fueled by the restless wealth of the newly rich.
[ Abroad Age Americans Available Cities Fueled Golden Large Manned New Newly Received Restaurants Restless Rich Talent Wealth]
For the first time, I lived alone... in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip. For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless.
[ Alone Apartment Days Few First Got Idea Lived Lonely Loved Luxury Restless Strip Sunset Time]
Restless, and in desperate need of adventure, I quit my job at an insurance company to travel west with a couple of guys I smoked pot with, scandalizing my family.
[ Adventure Company Couple Desperate Family Guys Insurance Job Need Pot Quit Restless Smoked Travel West]
With me, satisfaction is always very fleeting with our work. I always get a little restless with it.
[ Always Fleeting Get Little Our Restless Satisfaction Very Work]
I get really restless when I haven't worked for a day and a half. I have a recurring dream that people are lined up next to my bed, waiting for autographs and taking pictures of me!
[ Autographs Bed Day Dream Get Half Haven Lined Next Pictures Really Recurring Restless Taking Up Waiting Worked]
Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
[ Always Corrosive Devising Evil Exact Hate His Man Misery More Need Out Restless Revenge Through]
Oh, my ways are strange ways and new ways and old ways, And deep ways and steep ways and high ways and low, I'm at home and at ease on a track that I know not, And restless and lost on a road that I know.
[ Deep Ease High Home Know Lost Low New Oh Old Restless Road Steep Strange Track Ways]
If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger.
[ Am Better Bigger Dissatisfaction Feels Ferment Good Hard Himself Ideas Make Man Much Pleased Quo Restlessness Small Status Then Thought Work]
What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.
[ Bravely Cheerfully Detail Ease Foresight Habit Hard Having Helps Love Luck Mind Opportunities Passing Patient Restless Sacrificing Through Times Uniting Vanity Watching]
But a lot of writers - and I'm one of them - do tend to feel dissatisfied. It makes you a little hard to live with, but it's a goad and does keep you alert and restless.
[ Alert Dissatisfied Does Feel Goad Hard Keep Little Live Lot Makes Restless Tend Them Writers]
To put meaning in one's life may end in madness, But life without meaning is the torture Of restlessness and vague desire-It is a boat longing for the sea and yet afraid.
[ Afraid Boat End Life Longing Madness May Meaning Put Restlessness Sea Torture Vague Without Yet]
There is something about a closet that makes a skeleton terribly restless.
[ Closet Makes Restless Skeleton Something Terribly]
I'm a very restless person. I'm always doing something. The creative process never stops.
[ Always Creative Doing Never Person Process Restless Something Stops Very]