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comforting

«If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.»
«Actually, I'm not interested in Zen that much, as a philosophy, nor in joining any movements. I don't pretend to understand it. I just find it comforting. And very similar to jazz. Like jazz, you can't explain it to anyone without losing the experience. It's got to be experienced, because it's feeling, not words.»
«Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash.»
«Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; This, too, shall pass.»
«Elitism - It's lonely at the top. But it's comforting to look down upon everyone at the bottom.»
«Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a cloud of comforting convictions which move with him like flies on a summer day»
«Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word; and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to need protection.»
Author: Colin Powell | About: Speech | Keywords: comforting, free speech
«Eternal rest sounds comforting in the pulpit; well, you try it once, and see how heavy time will hang on your hands»
«For many people, God is a frightening idea. Asking God for help doesn't seem very comforting if we think of Him as something outside ourselves, or capricious, or judgmental. But God is love and He dwells within us. We are created in His image, or mind, which means that we are extensions of His love, or Sons and Daughters of God.»
«Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought -- particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things.»