Quotes and Sayings about Comfort



"I had never really pictured myself working in children's ministries. I always figured I would be more comfortable with maybe teens or adult ministries."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Children)

"I realized there was very little in Hollywood I would ever feel comfortable doing. If I kept one foot there and one foot in my Christianity, I would never grow."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Christianity, Hollywood)

"If there's comfort involved, it's probably not for me."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Comfort)

"It's possible to become so comfortable with one's style and structure that one ceases to grow."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Style)

"I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Time, People, Basketball, Being, Court)

"I'm just having a wonderful time. It's an interesting thing that I'm very comfortable with this material and I don't know why. Maybe it's because I did MacBeth."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Time)

"He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Comfort, Day, Honor, May, Old, Years)

"The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Action, Past)

"The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others."
- Aesop
(Related: Comfort)

"Everyone's entitled to express their political beliefs. I don't presume to tell anybody who to vote for. I am comfortable telling people what my opinions are."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: People, Beliefs, Opinions, Vote)

"It would be a mistake to link anything that Israel does to a certain circumstance. And it is a mistake to feel comfortable in any circumstance just because Israel did not act on it."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Mistake, Act, Circumstance, Israel)

"For the third season, we do a sit around on one episode where we were in character and then we commented on one episode just being ourselves, so - not really. I was comfortable, though. I wasn't nervous."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: Character, Being)

"And so I missed those best years and I find it difficult for me, in groups, to be comfortable."
- Eddie Albert
(Related: Years)

"You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Comfort, Intuition, Wilderness, Will)

"No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Being, Existence, Goodness, Man, Woman, World)

"The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Comfort, Intuition, Wilderness)

"There's a need for accepting responsibility - for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education."
- Buzz Aldrin
(Related: Education, Health, Life, Choices, Comfort, Investment, Responsibility)

"I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able help."
- Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Related: Food, People, Hope, Comfort, Help, Will)

"No one comes to my shows so they'll feel safe and comfortable."
- GG Allin
"By the time I reached high school my father's grocery store had made our life adequately comfortable and I was able to choose, without any practical encumbrances, the subjects that I wanted to pursue in college."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Life, Time, Father, College, School)

"Everything is just better in California - the wine, the food, fruits and vegetables, the comforts of living. Even the instrumentalists are generous and curious. Everything is wonderful."
- Beth Anderson
(Related: Food, Living, Wine)

"Look up the definition of rejection in the dictionary, get really comfortable with it, and then maybe you can go into acting."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Acting, Rejection)

"Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Self)

"In a man, I look for a friend, someone who's equal, with whom I'm comfortable."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Friend, Man)

"In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds."
- Aristotle
(Related: Life, Comfort, Deeds, Friends, Old, Poverty, Weakness)

"I was in Florida with Burt Stern, the photographer who shot Marilyn Monroe on the beach with a sweater, and we smoked a joint. The bathing suit kept coming off in the water, and I just ripped it off. I was very comfortable being naked."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Beach, Being, Water)

"I want ordinary people to enjoy a decent standard of living, with ever increasing security, comfort and joy."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: People, Comfort, Joy, Living, Security, Want)

"Some people talk about screen kisses being strange or uncomfortable. But I think that I got along with Anna well enough that it just happened; it was a fun day of shooting."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: People, Being, Day, Fun, Kisses, Talk)

"Long-term, we must figure out a way that the Kurdish territory within Iraq operates with a certain amount of autonomy so that they feel comfortable and safe going back."
- Les Aspin
(Related: Iraq)

"Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty."
- Margot Asquith
(Related: Beauty, People, Men, Fortune, Houses)

"When I was growing up, the men in my life were abusive; women were the ones I ran to for comfort."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Life, Men, Women, Comfort, Growing up)

"After all, I long to be in America again, nay, if I can go home to return no more to Europe, it seems to me that I shall ever enjoy more peace of mind, and even Physical comfort than I can meet with in any portion of the world beside."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Home, Peace, America, Comfort, Europe, Mind, World)

"There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Home, Comfort, Nothing)

"Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: Body, Care, Needs)

"Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Adversity, Prosperity)

"I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone."
- Elizabeth Banks
(Related: Love, Comfort, Relationships, Zone)

"There's not a moment on it that will sound too familiar, as soon as it sounds comfortably familiar then we like to do something with it to take away that comfortable feeling."
- Peter Banks
(Related: Feeling, Sound, Will)

"Yet the evil still increased, and, like the parasite of barnacles on a ship, if it did not destroy the structure, it obstructed its fair, comfortable progress in the path of life."
- William Banting
(Related: Life, Progress, Evil)

"The great charm and comfort of the system is, that its affects are palpable within a week of trial, which creates a natural stimulus to persevere for few weeks more, when the fact becomes established beyond question."
- William Banting
(Related: Charm, Comfort, Fact, Question)

"I am now in that happy comfortable state that I do not hesitate to indulge in any fancy in regard to diet, but watch the consequences, and do not continue any course which adds to weight or bulk and consequent discomfort."
- William Banting
(Related: Diet, Consequences, Fancy, Now, State, Weight)

"I look at myself, and I see a Spanish person who's trying to be understood by an English-speaking audience and is putting a lot of energy into that, instead of into expressing himself freely and feeling comfortable."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Energy, English, Feeling, Trying)

"The only thing I can do is act, but it's not something I even feel comfortable doing. It costs me a lot, because I'm a shy person, even if I don't look it."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Act)

"What I am telling you is that Matta had a way of making you feel comfortable and that's probably why he had nine wives because he made them feel comfortable and then uncomfortable later."
- Robert Barnes
(Related: Wives)

"That men should live honestly, quietly, and comfortably together, it is needful that they should live under a sense of God's will, and in awe of the divine power, hoping to please God, and fearing to offend Him, by their behaviour respectively."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Power, God, Sense, Will)

"He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Friend, Want, Will)

"There's people that are just in awe of what you do, and then there are people who just think it's garbage. And I think there are people who are just uncomfortable seeing someone have fun with their job."
- Todd Barry
(Related: People, Fun, Job)

"My whole life, I've wanted to feel comfortable in my skin. It's the most liberating thing in the world."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Life, Skin, World)

"I really want to understand the mind so I can be more comfortable with the way people are. Being comfortable with people is incredibly important."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: People, Being, Mind, Want)

"We need to have a culture that says 'the less energy you can use to be comfortable, the better off you are and the better you should feel about yourself'."
- Roscoe Bartlett
(Related: Culture, Energy)

"We are comfortable with the fact that we cannot know personally what happened in the world before we were born, yet we are uncomfortable with the notion that we will stop engaging with time at some point in the future."
- John Barton
(Related: Time, Fact, Future, Will, World)

"Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them."
- Saint Basil
(Related: Comfort, Loss, Measure, Will)

"Jack made it very comfortable for me on the set. We'd met socially before but never worked together. You know, he's very professional, very disciplined and he's always prepared and knows his lines."
- Kathy Bates
"I know what I have to do and I plan to do it. It's a good time to get it done and get it behind me. It's treatable, so why not treat it now? My family will give me comfort but I have to do this alone."
- Don Baylor
(Related: Family, Time, Comfort, Now, Will)

"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."
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: Death, Fear, Belief, Control, Ability, Americans, Reality)

"I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Love, Truth, Comfort)

"There's some quality you get when you're not totally comfortable. When you're not doing what you're used to, you could completely fall on your face. You could completely blow it."
- Beck
(Related: Quality)

"I was the guy that told Bill Clinton he was going to win. I had gotten the final polling numbers. He had a comfortable lead. He was not going to lose."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Numbers)

"The point here is that physics followed the data where it seemed to lead, even though some thought the model gave aid and comfort to religion."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Religion, Thought, Comfort, Physics)

"Comfort came in with the middle classes."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Comfort)

"Time makes fools of us all. Our only comfort is that greater shall come after us."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Time, Comfort, Fools)

"I find it almost comforting to count calories, because it makes me conscious of what I'm eating. But on Super Bowl Sunday, I thought, 'Surrender to it. It's nacho time.' Then I ate nothing but Doritos all day."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Thought, Day, Eating, Nothing)

"I find it almost comforting to count calories, because it makes me conscious of what I'm eating. But on Super Bowl Sunday, I thought, 'Surrender to it. It's nacho time.' Then I ate nothing but Doritos all day."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Thought, Day, Eating, Nothing)

"I felt a little uncomfortable because, when I went in to the military, I was the main male vocalist they had and when I came out they had like two or three vocalists. Otis came in when I was in the military, too."
- William Bell
(Related: Military)

"I feel fine and comfortable with myself, but not because I'm beautiful."
- Monica Bellucci
"I know many beautiful people and their lives are just so terrible. They feel so uncomfortable with themselves. Being comfortable is not about what you look like, but how you feel."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: People, Being)

"Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Change)

"I feel more comfortable doing films with groups of guys. It's a lot easier for me. There's a difference with women: you can't take them to dinner every night and go crazy."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Difference, Night)

"I've never felt more comfortable in my skin, I've never enjoyed life as much and I feel so lucky."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Life, Skin)

"I certainly love doing comedy and feel most comfortable near it."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Love, Comedy)

"I don't mind talking about my two daughters, but I don't feel comfortable denying them their privacy."
- Tom Bergeron
(Related: Daughters, Mind, Privacy, Talking)

"Truth is meant to save you first, and the comfort comes afterward."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Truth, Comfort, First)

"But you've got to have money for comfort, which obviously doesn't matter as much when you're young, but even so. I always like to bloody eat well and be warm. Have a drink when I want it."
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Related: Money, Comfort, Want)

"It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Hope, Country, Democracy, Dictatorship, Sense, Symbol)

"Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Chance, Conviction, Man)

"I don't want to be made pacified or made comfortable. I like stuff that gets your adrenaline going."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Want)

"This legislation gives parents some comfort that their children won't fall prey to child predators while using the Internet at schools and libraries that receive federal dollars for Internet services."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Children, Comfort, Internet, Legislation, Libraries, Parents, Schools)

"Like anyone who goes to college, you're leaving a familiar surrounding and a comfortable environment and your friends and everything, and you're starting fresh. It can be pretty daunting."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: College, Environment, Friends, Pretty)

"But once I went for it, left my inhibitions aside and saw its eventual success, it made me much more comfortable and eager THIS time around to take it to a whole new level."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Time, Success)

"But I've never felt that being an actress is being in a comfortable place. It's seen from the outside that we're being driven in big cars and having these gorgeous suites and all of that. But come on, it's not about that."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Being)

"You know, it was uncomfortable doing the same thing. I don't like a rut."
- Ruben Blades
"I don't do a film unless it has a sword in it. And if it doesn't have a sword in it, I insist that they have one in the same room to keep me comfortable."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Film)

"I was not comfortable worshipping another Jew."
- Lionel Blue
"I am pleased now that I have lived in a gay as well as a religious ghetto, though it hasn't been very comfortable. Taken together, their limitations cancel each other out and I have seen the world more kindly and more honestly."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Gay, Limitations, Now, Religious, World)

"The Governor's Mansion is a beautiful home, a beautiful building - we're privileged to have a chance to live there. It certainly doesn't feel as comfortable as our home."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Home, Building, Chance)

"Now I'm more sure and I feel myself more comfortable singing."
- Andrea Bocelli
(Related: Now, Singing)

"People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you'll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Wife, HusbPeople, Care, Rules)

"I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Family, Moments, Racism, Sheep)

"I was uncomfortable writing fiction. My love was the personal essay, rather than the novel."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Love, Fiction, Writing)

"In television, the audience has to be comfortable with you, and I've managed to prove that I can be in American homes to some degree, and not necessarily where everyone knows me, either."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: American, Television)

"I find Jesus my confidant and companion, brother and savior; our relationship is intimate, vulnerable, demanding yet comfortable and reassuring."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Brother)

"According to the percentage people, you would be perfectly comfortable."
- Bobby Bragan
(Related: People)

"Say you were standing with one foot in the oven and one foot in an ice bucket. According to the percentage people, you would be perfectly comfortable."
- Bobby Bragan
(Related: People)

"The whole world appears to me like a huge vacuum, a vast empty space, whence nothing desirable, or at least satisfactory, can possibly be derived; and I long daily to die more and more to it; even though I obtain not that comfort from spiritual things which I earnestly desire."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Comfort, Desire, Nothing, Space, Spiritual, World)

"If I'm uncomfortable, you'd never know."
- Toni Braxton
"And I was very comfortable with this band even when we disagreed. It takes a long time to feel comfortable enough to disagree with somebody. When everything happened, it just was really confusing. It's like our weaknesses were nurtured and brought out front by outsiders."
- Edie Brickell
(Related: Time)

"In high school I was the dog, always, and I never have felt comfortable or right in my body, and part of my whole exhibitionist thing has probably been a way of testing to see whether or not I really was this repulsive creature that I felt like for so long."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Body, Right, School, Testing)

"Bullfights are hugely popular because you can sit comfortably with a hot dog and possibly watch a man die. It won't be me, but I can sit comfortably and watch it."
- Albert Brooks
(Related: Man, Popular)

"No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Being, Existence, Goodness, Man, Woman, World)

"The more games you coach, the more comfortable you feel."
- Scott Brooks
(Related: Coach, Games)

"Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Life, Being, Compliment)

"It used to be that a son could look at the father, and pretty much know what life was gonna be like as an adult. There was confidence in that, and comfort in that, and frustration also."
- Clancy Brown
(Related: Life, Father, Son, Comfort, Confidence, Frustration, Pretty)

"Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort."
- Helen Gurley Brown
(Related: Happiness, Money, Comfort, Help, Will)

"Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you."
- Les Brown
(Related: People, Positive, Smile, Will)

"If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness."
- Les Brown
(Related: Comfort, Consciousness, Zone)

"Prayer for many is like a foreign land. When we go there, we go as tourists. Like most tourists, we feel uncomfortable and out of place. Like most tourists, we therefore move on before too long and go somewhere else."
- Robert McAfee Brown
(Related: Land, Prayer, Tourists)

"We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Success, Comfort, Fame)

"How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital."
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Comfort, Earth)

"Let's cooperate and challenge the administration to cooperate with us because within the administration there are also moderates and people who are not fully comfortable with the tendencies that have prevailed in recent times."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: People, Challenge)

"Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences."
- John Buchan
(Related: Life, Civilization, Folk)

"I found them uncomfortable and after that I decided to continue running barefoot because I found it more comfortable. I felt more in touch with what was happening - I could actually feel the track."
- Zola Budd
(Related: Running)

"Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn't. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: People, Nothing, Today, Value)

"If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot."
- John Bunyan
(Related: Comfort, Quiet, Will)

"I made a few records here and there by default, but I wasn't ever comfortable in that role. I wasn't comfortable on stage. We'll see how it goes this time."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: Time)

"She loses 50 pounds in the film, and goes from fairly sane to totally out of her mind. So for the first part of the film I was wearing a 40 pound fat suit, which is very, very uncomfortable. But the worst part was the neck."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Film, First, Mind)

"I almost never try to make the audience comfortable. I wouldn't want that if I were in the audience."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Want)

"To be happy, it first takes being comfortable being in your own shoes. The rest can work up from there."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Work, Being, First, Rest)

"Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society."
- Candace Bushnell
(Related: Money, Power, Society, Women, Ideas)

"Most of us don't have to worry about being shot of we poke our noses outside. So we are comfortable, but the people I'm writing about are definitely not comfortable, and being shot while they're still inside is a good possibility."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: People, Possibility, Being, Noses, Worry, Writing)

"The ongoing strife in Iraq, and the billions of dollars that the President is seeking to continue that war, give me little comfort that this Administration has learned from its mistakes in Iraq."
- Robert Byrd
(Related: War, Comfort, Iraq, Mistakes, President)

"My favorite book of all time is Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons."
- Meg Cabot
(Related: Time, Comfort, Favorite)

"It's a lot more comfortable, I must say. Ummm, I didn't think I'd be playing with another band, I kinda thought I was through with that, but I make an exception because they're nice people."
- Vivian Campbell
(Related: Thought, People)

"But if I'm going to cause somebody else discomfort by my actions, then I should probably modify my actions toward them to make them as comfortable as possible."
- Max Cannon
(Related: Actions, Cause)

"The issue for us is rebuilding a governing majority that is comfortable with differences that can transcend the divisiveness and unify behind the principles that we know our party has succeeded on."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Majority, Party, Principles)

"I see it as one of my jobs to make sure that, it sounds ridiculous, but to make sure the folks are eating, make sure folks are getting enough fluids, make sure folks are, you know, comfortable in the orbiter."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Eating, Jobs)

"Writing this record let me recapture who I am. It is summed up in the title Be Not Nobody. You need to feel comfortable in your skin and do whatever you need to do for yourself, to heal or to grow."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Skin, Writing)

"Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: Enemies, Mankind)

"I went from a guy, kind of a working actor, a supporting player, to magazine covers and being offered the studio pictures really quickly. Nobody was comfortable with it. I wasn't really comfortable with it."
- David Caruso
(Related: Actor, Being)

"So you have to force yourself out of a comfort zone and really try to figure out what are the key ingredients, the key skill sets, the key perspectives that are necessary, and then figure out a way to attract the very best people to fill those particular roles."
- Steve Case
(Related: People, Comfort, Force, Key, Skill, Zone)

"Tis the only comfort of the miserable to have partners in their woes."
- Miguel De Cervantes
(Related: Comfort)

"What I see for the band by the end of this year is the Complex live at the Montreux Jazz Festival. I want my guys to be comfortable. I'm certainly not in this for the money, but I'd really like to see my guys make some money off of this stuff."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Money, End, Jazz, Want)

"When I finished my term, I thought about running for governor then but decided not to because, frankly, I didn't think I was ready. I wasn't comfortable that I was prepared to do the job."
- Ben Chandler
(Related: Thought, Job, Running)

"Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Luxury)

"The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Medical, Women, Books, Comfort, Slavery)

"A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world."
- Maurice Chevalier
(Related: Age, Melancholy, Old, Reward, World, Youth)

"I love being onstage and I love to perform. To be honest with you, I'm more comfortable performing than I am in an everyday situation, which I can't quite explain."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: Love, Being)

"If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Illusion, World)

"This was all very new to me and I did not want to ruin his film! So we worked hard on that basis of confidence that is needed to collaborate comfortably."
- Helena Christensen
(Related: Confidence, Ruin, Want)

"I made a comfortable living for several years. I invested, and I protected myself, so I enjoy that freedom."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Freedom, Living, Years)

"This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Time, Comfort)

"My mission is to kill time, and time's to kill me in its turn. How comfortable one is among murderers."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Time, Mission)

"We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Growth, Comfort)

"The best thing to do is stare it in the face and move on. We have to face our fears and plow through. I think taking chances takes a lot more courage than staying stagnant and doing what's safe and comfortable."
- Terri Clark
(Related: Courage)

"I'd be cheating everyone here, the staff and rest of my teammates, if I wasn't able to stay on top of my work. It was almost like therapy, to come back and get in an environment I'm comfortable with."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Work, Cheating, Environment, Rest, Therapy)

"All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise."
- Cleopatra
(Related: Events)

"As you get older and ease your way into being a character actor you have to be comfortable with where you are in life and career, and I'm very comfortable with what I'm doing - working on projects I'm proud of."
- George Clooney
(Related: Life, Character, Actor, Being, Career, Projects)

"But I'm kind of comfortable with getting older because it's better than the other option, which is being dead. So I'll take getting older."
- George Clooney
(Related: Being)

"Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Alcohol, Comfort, Drugs, Lies, Man, Moments, Myth)

"If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Comfort, Ecstasy, State)

"Writers never feel comfortable having labels attached to them, however accurate they are."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Writers)

"I live a perfectly happy and comfortable life in Blair's Britain, but I can't work up much affection for the culture we've created for ourselves: it's too cynical, too knowing, too ironic, too empty of real value and meaning."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Life, Work, Affection, Culture, Meaning, Value)

"Some people come out going, I don't get it. And I don't quite know what they're trying to get, what they're struggling for. We have had the reaction where people leave the movie sort of uncomfortable and befuddled. Although that wasn't our intention."
- Joel Coen
(Related: People, Intention, Trying)

"The idea of writer as sage is pretty much dead today. I would certainly feel very uncomfortable in the role."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: Idea, Pretty, Today, Writer)

"And it just made me realize again because I have know it for some time, that you never get comfortable in this. No matter who you are. No matter who... how successful you are."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Time, Successful)

"If we knew each other's secrets, what comforts we should find."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Secrets)

"Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Death, Time, Cure, Freedom, Medicine)

"A meal can be an erotic experience in itself."
- Alex Comfort
(Related: Experience)

"A women's greatest asset is her beauty."
- Alex Comfort
(Related: Beauty, Women)

"There are only two guidelines in good sex, Don't do anything you don't really enjoy and find out what are your partner needs and dont balk them if you can help it."
- Alex Comfort
(Related: Sex, Help, Needs)

"We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition."
- Alex Comfort
(Related: Virtue, Chastity, May)

"The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort."
- Confucius
(Related: Virtue, Comfort, Man)

"Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator."
- Confucius
(Related: Age, Old)

"What is overriding that and most important is that readers generally are interested in a good character. They might be more comfortable with Harry because they think they know him, but they always seem willing to give somebody new a chance."
- Michael Connelly
(Related: Character, Chance)

"Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Love, Fear, Comfort, Greed)

"I don't watch a lot of TV anymore. A lot of it isn't the kind of thing you can feel comfortable with watching with your kids. And I still feel that way even though, now, my kids are in their 30s."
- Tim Conway
(Related: Kids, Now)

"The doctrine of the immortality of the soul has more threat than comfort."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Soul, Comfort, Doctrine, Immortality)

"I didn't really feel 100 percent comfortable until we started working on the 2004 election."
- Rob Corddry
"Musicians are probably the most uncomfortable people in themselves in the world. Happiness, I think, only exists when you're a child and once you go past 11, unfortunately it's gone."
- Andrea Corr
(Related: Happiness, People, Musicians, Past, World)

"If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Father, American, Being, Chance, Comfort, Fact, Right)

"Mrs. Parks was a shy, soft spoken woman who was uncomfortable being revered as a symbol of the civil rights movement. She only hoped to inspire young people to achieve great things."
- Jim Costa
(Related: People, Being, Civil rights, Symbol, Woman)

"And they like being able to turn on the television day in and day out to see someone that they know and they feel comfortable with and trust hopefully and respect even."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Trust, Being, Day, Respect, Television)

"At least for me personally, I've always tried to do a really good job every day, with each interview, and treat each interview seriously, and make the person I'm speaking with feel comfortable, hopefully make it an ideal experience."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Experience, Day, Job)

"I've never been uncomfortable putting my heart on display, my feelings on display, certainly with an audience."
- David Coverdale
(Related: Feelings, Heart)

"The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow."
- William Cowper
"Filming scenes like that are always odd but I feel comfortable with Josh and care about him a great deal, so it could be much worse. Scenes like that are just part of the job."
- Nikki Cox
(Related: Care, Job)

"Music is amazing. There's some metaphysical comfort where it allows you to be isolated and alone while telling you that you are not alone... truly, the only cure for sadness is to share it with someone else."
- Wayne Coyne
(Related: Music, Comfort, Cure, Sadness)

"All of us have our individual curses, something that we are uncomfortable with and something that we have to deal with, like me making horror films, perhaps."
- Wes Craven
(Related: Horror)

"I don't think Amber taped Scott or testified for money, but the opportunity certainly presented itself. It makes me a bit uncomfortable, but at least she never sold the story before trial to the tabloids."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Money, Opportunity)

"I'm comfortable being old... being black... being Jewish."
- Billy Crystal
(Related: Being, Old)

"I think happiness comes from self-acceptance. We all try different things, and we find some comfortable sense of who we are. We look at our parents and learn and grow and move on. We change."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Change, Happiness, Parents, Self, Sense)

"The Bristol Channel was always my guide, and I was always able to draw an imaginary line from my bed to our house over in Wales. It was a great comfort."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Bed, Comfort)

"Comfort zones are plush lined coffins. When you stay in your plush lined coffins, you die."
- Stan Dale
(Related: Comfort)

"It's getting better and better. You know, guys are feeling more comfortable and they are not afraid to speak up and be a leader. I mean, our team, we have 25 players, we have about 25 leaders, too. So whatever someone says, people listen."
- Johnny Damon
(Related: Leader, People, Feeling, Leaders)

"I think becoming an actor because it's a ridiculously insecure profession to go into. I feel very comfortable but very lucky. I think any time that you imagine that it's plain sailing for hereon in, then you're kidding yourself."
- Hugh Dancy
(Related: Time, Actor, Profession)

"Well, fluffy shirts are, by definition, very comfortable."
- Hugh Dancy
"However, I'm at a very comfortable place in my career and celebrity, in that I don't have to audition as extensively as I used to for roles but yet I'm not immediately recognizable."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Career, Celebrity)

"There's certainly something very uncomfortable about the voyeurism involved in being in the press, being an actor, where people have a seemingly insatiable curiosity about, you."
- Claire Danes
(Related: People, Actor, Being, Curiosity, Press)

"The pressure isn't on my brain, but on my mouth. I realized Sam Malone said very little, he spoke in little sentences. Which is much more comfortable for me for some reason."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Pressure, Reason)

"Sometimes it's like watching a train wreck. You're uncomfortable, but you just can't help yourself. Some of those so-called bad interviews actually turned into compelling television."
- Tony Danza
(Related: Help, Television)

"I think the key to being a journalist is getting your subject to feel comfortable enough to talk about stuff they want to talk about and the stuff they like and don't like, and still feel comfortable about it."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Being, Key, Talk, Want)

"If it was just me and Elvis one on one, which only happened once or twice in the times that I did see him, it was a really comfortable. He was a cool guy. Easy laugh, nice guy."
- Mac Davis
"I didn't have a lot of communication with Elvis. You had to go through a barricade to get to Elvis. It was people hanging on every word, and I felt very uncomfortable a lot of times."
- Mac Davis
(Related: People, Communication, Word)

"It has pleased and interested me to see how I could get along under difficult circumstances and with so much discomfort but as I say I was not sent out here to improve my temper or my health or to make me more content with my good things in the East."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Health, Circumstances, Content, Temper)

"Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort."
- Humphry Davy
(Related: Life, Heart, Comfort, Kindness, Smiles)

"We are all encouraged that Bush appears, really for the first time in his experience on the stage of presidential politics, relaxed. His comfort is our comfort."
- John Dean
(Related: Experience, Time, Politics, Comfort, First)

"God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear."
- Ruby Dee
(Related: God, Fear, Will)

"Darwin's idea of natural selection makes people uncomfortable because it reverses the direction of tradition."
- Daniel Dennett
(Related: People, Idea, Direction, Tradition)

"Whatever character you play, it gives you the chance to expose another side of yourself that maybe you've never felt comfortable with, or never knew about."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Character, Chance, Play)

"Still today, I cannot cross the threshold of a teaching institution without physical symptoms, in my chest and my stomach, of discomfort or anxiety. And yet I have never left school."
- Jacques Derrida
(Related: Anxiety, School, Teaching, Today)

"As a journalist I'm comfortable doing library research, and I did a lot! I had a fellowship at Radcliff for a year which gave me access to the Harvard system."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Research)

"We're uncomfortable about considering history as a science. It's classified as a social science, which is considered not quite scientific."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History, Science)

"You can't comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Comfort)

"I think I've become more comfortable about being a human being."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Being)

"I can't say this enough, I'm totally comfortable with my body. I like my body, I don't think it's a bad thing, I think I have a nice body, I'm happy with it."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Body)

"Brothers don't necessarily have to say anything to each other - they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Brothers)

"I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: Strength, Comfort)

"I began acting at age eight, but if you don't stay on your game then people pass on you. Being on a show, it's a little easy to get comfortable, so I'm trying to get back on it. I'm taking some acting classes and watching movies, and I'm just trying to stay up with other actors."
- Jason Dohring
(Related: Age, Movies, People, Acting, Actors, Being, Trying)

"Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons. They're like the people who become successful and then don't want to be reminded of the old neighborhood."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: People, Idea, Successful, Animals, Cats, Class, Cows, Old, Want)

"To me the definition of true masculinity - and femininity, too - is being able to lay in your own skin comfortably."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Being, Femininity, Masculinity, Skin)

"I think life changes every year. This is just a little more comfortable."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Life)

"I'm comfortable, but not satisfied and I hope to always feel that way."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Hope)

"Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable."
- Finley Peter Dunne
(Related: Comfort)

"Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny."
- Marguerite Duras
(Related: God, Alcohol, Comfort, Destiny, Folly, Man)

"It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily renounced at the time and among the classes where it is least harsh."
- Emile Durkheim
(Related: Life, Time, Comfort, Man)

"As an actor, I've grown considerably. It's taken me years to get comfortable doing a romantic scene and dancing on stage in front of a live audience. I've really opened up a lot."
- Sanjay Dutt
(Related: Actor, Dancing, Romantic, Years)

"I've gotten better at not making people feel uncomfortable with my shyness."
- Clea Duvall
(Related: People, Shyness)

"I don't know if I was a desirable person, not just physically but emotionally and mentally and intellectually. I still have a long way go and a lot to learn, but I'm on my way, I don't think I'm terribly attractive, but I'm comfortable with my looks."
- Shelley Duvall
"There are a lot of times that if a detail in a scene or a beat, feels unnatural, they'll allow me to explore another direction to go until we're all comfortable with what we are doing."
- George Eads
(Related: Detail, Direction)

"You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Fleas, Injustice, Nation)

"'Be comfortable with who you are', reads the headline on the Hush Puppies poster. Are they mad? If people were comfortable with who they were, they'd never buy any products except the ones they needed, and then where would the advertising industry be?"
- Charles Edwards
(Related: People, Advertising)

"Now that I look back, I realize that a life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed. Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one's need to think."
- Adolf Eichmann
(Related: Life, Being, Living, Now)

"When playing a role, I would feel more comfortable, as you're given a prescribed way of behaving. So, both Facebook and theatre provide contrived settings that provide the illusion of social interaction."
- Jesse Eisenberg
(Related: Illusion, Theatre)

"If you're acting, then there's a prescribed way to behave; whereas in life there's no prescribed way. So acting feels like a comfortable way to get through the day."
- Jesse Eisenberg
(Related: Life, Acting, Day)

"I am actually going to two therapists right now. I don't know, I actually feel like therapy has just made me more uncomfortable."
- Jesse Eisenberg
(Related: Now, Right, Therapy)

"I don't know that I've ever been completely comfortable with anything."
- Shannon Elizabeth
"What is more comforting to the terrorists around the world: the failure to pass the 9/11 legislation because we lacked 'a majority of the majority,' or putting aside partisan politics to enact tough new legislation with America's security foremost in mind?"
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Politics, Failure, America, Legislation, Majority, Mind, Security)

"When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years of formal classroom education. As a result, I was not comfortable with formal lectures and receiving regular homework assignments."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Age, Education, Classroom, College, Result, Years)

"I felt extremely uncomfortable as the focal point, in the spotlight. I really like the behind the scenes role, because all my freedom is there."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Freedom)

"I've always been an animal lover. I've grown up with dogs my whole life. I think that is what helped me get the role on 'Lassie', I was comfortable around the dog, where many of the kids were afraid or intimidated by Lassie."
- Will Estes
(Related: Life, Dogs, Kids)

"When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable."
- Clifton Paul Fadiman
(Related: Travel, People, Country)

"Since I do not believe that there should be different recommendations for people living in the Bronx and people living in Manhattan, I am uncomfortable making different recommendations for my patients in Boston and in Haiti."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: People, Boston, Living)

"Our feeling is that the most important thing on a set is that actors have enough confidence to try different things. If there's stress or tension, they won't go out on a limb because they won't want to embarrass themselves if they don't feel completely comfortable."
- Peter Farrelly
(Related: Actors, Confidence, Feeling, Stress, Tension, Want)

"What I find really interesting is to try and mix it up, to push myself and try different things. I don't want to stay in my comfort zone. I want to take risks and keep myself scared."
- Michael Fassbender
(Related: Comfort, Want, Zone)

"I'm generally more and more in my comfort zone in the wild."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Comfort, Zone)

"There is a set of religious, or rather moral, writings which teach that virtue is the certain road to happiness, and vice to misery in this world. A very wholesome and comfortable doctrine, and to which we have but one objection, namely, that it is not true."
- Francois Fenelon
(Related: Happiness, Virtue, Doctrine, Misery, Religious, Road, Vice, World)

"I don't feel particularly comfortable about actors using whatever power they may have to push their beliefs, unless they're extremely well informed."
- Ralph Fiennes
(Related: Power, Actors, Beliefs, May)

"You just feel comfortable with him, and he certainly makes sure that you're comfortable. He makes sure that you feel good and that you're happy with what you're doing."
- Albert Finney
"A good ad should be like a good sermon: It must not only comfort the afflicted, it also must afflict the comfortable."
- Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
(Related: Comfort)

"The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!"
- Michael Flanders
(Related: Truth, Purpose, Illusion, Job, Satire)

"Cook ingredients that you are used to cooking by other techniques, such as fish, chicken, or hamburgers. In other words be comfortable with the ingredients you are using."
- Bobby Flay
(Related: Cooking, Fish, Words)

"A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle."
- Ian Fleming
"Shows can come and go. They can be a hit and then in three years, gone. There's some comfort in having the stability of a job and having children. It's a double-edged sword."
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Children, Comfort, Job, Stability, Years)

"I'm a sexually liberated woman that earned that liberation. I am very proud of the fact that I feel comfortable in certain forums discussing sex."
- Gennifer Flowers
(Related: Sex, Fact, Woman)

"There is something inherent in our democracy that tends to want to level. America is a little uncomfortable in the presence of someone who is distinctly superior in whatever way."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: America, Democracy, Want)

"What is American music? The most satisfying answer I've come across is that it was a kind of natural comfort with the vernacular which is diverse and regional; it's not one particular set of sounds."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Music, American, Comfort)

"America tends to worship the modest talent because it doesn't put us in an uncomfortable position vis-a-vis the artist."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Talent, America, Artist, Worship)

"I'm now comfortable playing a lot of the old songs, and I've gotten out a lot of the old equipment."
- John Fogerty
(Related: Now, Old, Songs)

"When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Thought, Hope, Comfort)

"History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Experience, History, Progress, Confusion)

"It is a comfort to the unfortunate to have companions in woe."
- Simon Forman
(Related: Comfort)

"One marvels why the middle classes still insist on so much discomfort for their children at such expense to themselves."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Children)

"I didn't think Comfort and Joy was going to be a box-office smash."
- Bill Forsyth
(Related: Comfort, Joy)

"It means that if they misunderstood Comfort and Joy, they misunderstood my other films."
- Bill Forsyth
(Related: Comfort, Joy)

"I feel more comfortable with gorillas than people. I can anticipate what a gorilla's going to do, and they're purely motivated."
- Dian Fossey
(Related: People)

"I think you always hope you can play forever, but you always realize that time will come... I was fortunate I was able to make a decision, move on and do it comfortably."
- Ron Francis
(Related: Time, Decision, Hope, Play, Will)

"Our studio is kind of built into our home, so it's a place you can ramble, and we can do a pretty good recording here. The band is really comfortable her."
- Chris Frantz
(Related: Home, Pretty)

"I'm not comfortable singing in front of people yet. That's going to take another 100 performances."
- David Friedman
(Related: People, Singing)

"As an improviser I'm now pretty comfortable with trios, so I'm thinking of working up to quartets."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Now, Pretty, Thinking)

"If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Society, Freedom)

"As I travel across the country speaking about MS, perhaps I can offer others comfort and hope."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Travel, Hope, Comfort, Country)

"Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?"
- Ernest Gaines
(Related: Men, Culture)

"In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Life, Comfort, Wrong)

"Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Growth, May)

"The stage is where I feel most comfortable, and I miss it all the time."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Time)

"But hey, when you live in Watts, you need a little smack to get by, you know what I mean? You need something soft and comfortable in your life, 'cause you're not going to get it from what's around you. And society isn't going to give it to you."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: Society, Life)

"We're not uncomfortable with it, and we've already been through enough of the music business where I'm not really worried that commercial success is going to in some way - we're already past saving, you know what I mean? It's too late for us."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: Business, Music, Success, Past)

"Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Man, Poverty)

"I have an enormous fondness for delicious food. It's very comforting."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Food)

"I was very, very large as a kid and never athletic, and my home life was a little upside down and I never felt comfortable."
- Brad Garrett
(Related: Home, Life)

"I've got a bit of money in the bank. I'm quite comfortable."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Money)

"The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits."
- John Gay
(Related: Wife, Hope, Spirits)

"I think smart is sexy. I like smart people. People that are comfortable with themselves I think is very sexy. My cat is really sexy."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: People)

"You can never be comfortable with your success, you've got to be paranoid you're going to lose it."
- Lou Gerstner
(Related: Success)

"Music became an obsession, and eventually we felt more comfortable with each other then we did with anyone else. The three of us were like one person."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Music, Obsession)

"Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: Hope, Comfort)

"The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Comfort, Guest, Lust)

"They sent me the script, asking me to play the part of a general. I have never played the part of an authority figure. I've never thought of myself that way. I was uncomfortable with it, but I worked at it and knew I had a guttural voice for a general."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Thought, Authority, Play, Voice)

"I didn't think I was fat. I just thought I didn't need to gain any weight. But I would drop weight and then I would be comfortable with that number. Then I would lose more weight and that would become my new number."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Thought, Gain, Weight)

"I've been using the Mac solely for years, and got very comfortable with it."
- Jerry Goldsmith
(Related: Years)

"We're talking about the lawyers for the United States of America. And I think it's very, very important that the lawyers be comfortable being very candid and open about their views on very sensitive issues affecting the United States."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: America, Being, Lawyers, Open, states, Talking, United)

"So easy to fall into a rut, isn't it? Why should ruts be so comfortable and so unpopular?"
- Ruth Gordon
"I just sort of take it from a character perspective, and I don't know if he was necessarily spiritual, but I do think he had hope. He was a character that was comfortable having hope in his life, and hope is faith."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: Faith, Life, Character, Hope, Perspective, Spiritual)

"It's really comforting for me and Jeff, at least, that after 12 years we finally feel we've reached a place where we can be more honest, real and loving with each other. And we're finally in a band that we know is good, and deserves the credit it's getting."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Credit, Years)

"I used to have trouble in front of an audience. I felt uncomfortable."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Trouble)

"Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has."
- Billy Graham
(Related: Adversity, Comfort, Prosperity, World)

"I can look at the future with anticipation. And it's comforting to know that someday, as Christians, we'll be able to look back and have a little more clarity on why certain things in life happened."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Life, Anticipation, Clarity, Future)

"Somebody who's really comfortable with who she is and doesn't care what other people think. I like women who are really strong and were brought up to be comfortable with themselves and respect themselves."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Women, People, Care, Respect)

"When I'm not working I just like to be comfortable: I love black, nothing tight, no heels, no make-up - it's nice to be able to breathe!"
- Eva Green
(Related: Love, Nothing)

"If you look closely enough, amid the merciless and the bitter, there is always the chance that you may find comfort and the promise of something good."
- Bob Greene
(Related: Chance, Comfort, May, Promise)

"People are intimidated in court, and I try to make them more comfortable."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: People, Court)

"If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high-quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder."
- William Greider
(Related: Finance, Money, Country, Healthcare, Income, Wage, Will)

"You know when you're young you think you will always be. As you become more fragile, you reflect and you realize how much comfort can come from the past. Hymns can carry you into the future."
- Andy Griffith
(Related: Comfort, Future, Past, Will)

"I've always been the only girl in those environments. It's comfortable for me - I prefer it, actually."
- Lisa Guerrero
"I'm comfortable with my femininity, and I don't try to change what I look like just because I'm reporting on football at the end of the night."
- Lisa Guerrero
(Related: Change, End, Femininity, Football, Night)

"Great comforts do, indeed, bear witness to the truth of thy grace, but not to the degree of it; the weak child is oftener in the lap than the strong one."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Truth, Grace)

"I'm going through a divorce now. This is the second one, and like baseball, I'm not gonna get three strikes. I've been living by myself for five years and I'm very comfortable. I can play my guitar when I want to."
- Buddy Guy
(Related: Baseball, Divorce, Guitar, Living, Now, Play, Want, Years)

"A low budget is uncomfortable."
- Lukas Haas
"Even people who feel perfectly comfortable investing in the stock market and owning their own homes often have qualms about individual medical accounts or Social Security private accounts."
- Jacob Hacker
(Related: Medical, People, Security)

"I feel very comfortable shooting music, and I think you can see that."
- Taylor Hackford
(Related: Music)

"When I was writing for children, I was writing genre fiction. It was like making a good chair. It needed four legs of the same length, it had to be the right height and it had to be comfortable."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Children, Fiction, Right, Writing)

"We give you characters we'd feel very comfortable judging, and then go: 'Oh yeah? Watch this'."
- Paul Haggis
"I'm a very comfortable and happy-go-lucky old man. I never wanted to be great, because I'd just get worried."
- Tom T. Hall
(Related: Man, Old)

"I carry Yeats with me wherever I go. He's my constant companion. I always can find some comfort in Yeats no matter what the situation is. Months and months and months go by and I know I need to switch to Shelley or somebody else, but right now Yeats is enough for me."
- Linda Hamilton
(Related: Comfort, Months, Now, Right)

"As we depend upon our masters, for what we eat and drink and wear, and for all our comfortable things in this world, we cannot be happy, unless we please them."
- Jupiter Hammon
(Related: World)

"When doing your aerobic exercise, go at a comfortable pace until you've developed more stamina."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Exercise)

"Underwear makes me uncomfortable and besides my parts have to breathe."
- Jean Harlow
"I feel more comfortable with my clothes off than on!"
- Shalom Harlow
(Related: Clothes)

"My own views on abortion, I'm not on either pole of that and neither of the interest groups on either end of this issue would probably be comfortable with my views."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Abortion, End, Interest)

"When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: May, Pain)

"It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Life, People, Feelings)

"There never has been a time in our history when work was so abundant or when wages were as high, whether measured by the currency in which they are paid or by their power to supply the necessaries and comforts of life."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: History, Life, Power, Time, Work, Wages)

"I'd always done family-friendly stuff. I wanted to do a film where I could show my darker side and make people uncomfortable."
- Melissa Joan Hart
(Related: Family, People, Film)

"You know, I'm not really any good at working out when people are flirting with me. And I think I'm too flirtatious with people I'm trying not to flirt with! What I am good at is making people feel uncomfortable. I don't want to but it always ends up happening!"
- Josh Hartnett
(Related: People, Flirting, Trying, Want)

"It makes me feel good to have some comforting effect on someone that needs comfort."
- Juliana Hatfield
(Related: Comfort, Effect, Needs)

"It's a little weird exchanging pictures for money. You know what I mean. It makes me a little uncomfortable."
- Noah Hathaway
(Related: Money)

"Cosmoe is nearing the stage where I would feel comfortable doing a preliminary release aimed at developers."
- Bill Hayden
"Old friendships are like meats served up repeatedly, cold, comfortless, and distasteful. The stomach turns against them."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Old)

"I have about 100 pairs of pajamas. I like to see people dressed comfortably."
- Hugh Hefner
(Related: People)

"I put the costume on and said 'It's not very comfortable, but it looks amazing,' so it's all good."
- Chris Hemsworth
"That time is important. It gives a comforting illusion of permanence not found in running by the mile."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Time, Illusion, Running)

"You can't just go in there and open your mouth until the cast and director feel comfortable with you."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Open)

"Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Inspiration, Comfort)

"They have most satisfaction in themselves, and consequently the sweetest relish of their creature comforts."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Satisfaction)

"Cats are connoisseurs of comfort."
- James Herriot
(Related: Cats, Comfort)

"The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Comfort, Fire, Liberty, Pleasure)

"O that our hearts were enlarged in love to God, that we might turn inward, to the blessed comforter, that the blessed Jesus said the Father would send."
- Elias Hicks
(Related: Love, Father, God)

"It would have been more comfortable to remain silent."
- Anita Hill
"Because I was extremely uncomfortable talking about sex with him at all and particularly in such a graphic way, I told him that I did not want to talk about these subjects."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Sex, Talk, Talking, Want)

"People ask me to describe myself, but it's a very personal thing. You don't feel comfortable."
- Damon Hill
(Related: People)

"You should never feel comfortable. There is something wrong if you are. You should always feel under threat, on the edge of your seat and pushing yourself. Win one and you want to win more. It's never-ending."
- Damon Hill
(Related: Want, Wrong)

"Extreme Makeover... they help people that are uncomfortable in their own skin. They really change lives."
- Steven Hill
(Related: Change, People, Extreme, Help, Skin)

"I guess I never had a better experience than working on The Long Riders, and at the same time, I never had a harder time than what I did making Southern Comfort."
- Walter Hill
(Related: Experience, Time, Comfort)

"And at that point, I think my experience in covering the subject helped me. I think editors felt comfortable with the idea of me telling this story because I had demonstrated that I know this business pretty well."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Business, Experience, Idea, Editors, Pretty)

"When I see a movie with someone it's kind of uncomfortable."
- S. E. Hinton
"Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always."
- Hippocrates
(Related: Comfort, Cure)

"Sometimes I'm uncomfortable with the level of fame I've got! It all depends on the day and what's going on. I don't desire any more fame. I don't need it."
- Philip Seymour Hoffman
(Related: Day, Desire, Fame)

"It's actually very freeing to be given permission as an artist to let that ride and to really let it ride, to actually experience it and bring it out of you. It's been uncomfortable and it's freeing at the same time."
- Josh Holloway
(Related: Experience, Time, Artist)

"Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have - Cincinnati sounds worse."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Chicago, Comfort)

"Look whether it be indifferently, as well for sins secret as open, what you find to be your best cordials to comfort you, whether God's Word, or natural means."
- Thomas Hooker
(Related: God, Comfort, Open, Word)

"I've always had the perspective that roles come into my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons. The same can be true of films, films are released into society to aid in a lesson, inspire people, comfort people."
- Bryce Dallas Howard
(Related: Life, Society, People, Comfort, Perspective)

"My first real kiss came when I was 10, and it was in an acting class. I had to do a scene from a movie where someone gets kissed under a tree, and I did not want to do it! But my acting partner wanted me to feel comfortable, so he bought a picnic basket with all these snacks. He made such an effort - and it was cute."
- Vanessa Hudgens
(Related: Kiss, Acting, Class, Cute, Effort, First, Want)

"The more we refuse to buy into our inner critics - and our external ones too - the easier it will get to have confidence in our choices, and to feel comfortable with who we are - as women and as mothers."
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: Women, Choices, Confidence, Mothers, Will)

"My heroes were Dylan, John Lennon and Picasso, because they each moved their particular medium forward, and when they got to the point where they were comfortable, they always moved on."
- John Hughes
(Related: Heroes)

"You can make an argument that Bill O'Reilly is a conservative or a Republican. Bill's kind of unpredictable. Somebody might say that he would have been comfortable in the Democratic Party of Scoop Jackson."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Argument, Conservative, Party, Republican)

"When one is too old for love, one finds great comfort in good dinners."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Love, Comfort, Old)

"I wrote for a weekly magazine and then edited a literary magazine, but I did not really feel comfortable with the profession of journalism itself."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Journalism, Literary, Profession)

"You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality."
- Amy Irving
(Related: Food, Music, Blood, Sexuality, Skin, Taste, Water, Wind)

"There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Change, Comfort, Traveling)

"The only animals I'm not comfortable with are parrots, but I'm learning as I go. I'm getting better and better at 'em. I really am."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Animals, Learning)

"I've talked about sex a great deal in my music for a great while now. I feel very comfortable with it."
- Janet Jackson
(Related: Music, Sex, Now)

"It was so strange. I knew that Josephine Baker had performed on the same stage but that night I felt it. Many of the same people who worked with Josephine Baker are still here. They know what they're doing. And that was a very comfortable feeling."
- LaToya Jackson
(Related: People, Feeling, Night)

"There was a lot of Southern Baptist preachers and some yelling ones but mostly we had a pastor who didn't scream and I found a lot of comfort and joy and peace as a child hearing the Bible."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Peace, Bible, Comfort, Hearing, Joy)

"It's often difficult to slough off all that we've acquired, all the comforts and safety nets modern life provides for us, and realize that in those days, people were living very much on the edge - life was incredibly hard!"
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Life, People, Living, Safety)

"That was a time when I did love music, I couldn't get enough of what was going on. Maybe it was Nirvana that brought me back. I guess it was a comfort because something that sounded so right - and non-commercial - had become so influential, so immediately."
- Marc Jacobs
(Related: Love, Time, Music, Comfort, Right)

"I love to take things that are everyday and comforting and make them into the most luxurious things in the world."
- Marc Jacobs
(Related: Love, World)

"Critics are entitled to have an opinion, but how can they judge how comfortable a building is? No critic is smart enough to judge how a building will perform over time."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Time, Building, Opinion, Will)

"Most architects say: I want to use this type of glass, even if it's too reflective or doesn't let enough light in. However, the use of a certain type of glass might change the comfort level."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Change, Comfort, Light, Want)

"There is a comfort zone of knowing where things are going and having characters in place, but the action gets more and more dramatic and is very challenging to describe."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Action, Comfort, Zone)

"Among all his creatures in heaven or earth, God hath not made any like unto the sun in the firmament, the beams whereof are beautiful and pleasant, and do give comfort in all places to all things."
- John Jewel
(Related: God, Comfort, Earth, Heaven, Sun)

"There have been some friendships lost over this. That's the most difficult for me. I find it very uncomfortable to know that I was at one time close friends with someone, and because of jealousies and misunderstandings and so on, these friendships have dissolved."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Time, Friends)

"They are uncomfortable talking about sex because they don't want people to think they know about it."
- Sue Johanson
(Related: Sex, People, Talking, Want)

"Sex is... perfectly natural. It's something that's pleasurable. It's enjoyable and it enhances a relationship. So why don't we learn as much as we can about it and become comfortable with ourselves as sexual human beings because we are all sexual?"
- Sue Johanson
(Related: Sex)

"I've had some ambivalent feelings about being an actor. I don't know that I've ever been totally and completely comfortable with it."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Feelings, Actor, Being)

"I try hard to convince them it's important - but there's a history of discomfort with minorities voting in some parts of this country, so most especially the older people have to get accustomed to it."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: History, People, Country, Voting)

"The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Friendship, Love, Being, Feeling)

"Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without this comfort, be insupportable."
- William Samuel Johnson
(Related: Hope, Comfort, Poverty, Sickness)

"We're just kinda surviving at a very comfortable level."
- Bruce Johnston
"There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Death, Life, Thought, Now, Tomorrow)

"My mother told me never explain, never complain. Even as a young actress, I determined I would never give personal interviews, since they made me so uncomfortable."
- Jennifer Jones
(Related: Mother)

"We are a party of innovation. We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing to adapt to changing circumstances, when change we must. We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in order to achieve a better future."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Change, Circumstances, Future, Innovation, Order, Party, Traditions)

"I think I have come to a place where I'm able to feel more comfortable about being honest."
- June Jordan
(Related: Being)

"I'm less comfortable making American movies because I don't know them so well."
- Neil Jordan
(Related: Movies, American)

"Don't get too comfortable with who you are at any given time - you may miss the opportunity to become who you want to be."
- Jon Bon Jovi
(Related: Time, Opportunity, May, Want)

"In a certain sense the Good is comfortless."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Sense)

"It is comforting to reflect that the disproportion of things in the world seems to be only arithmetical."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: World)

"The difference is that if we turn from the Gentile first, we will have the Almighty as the immediate staff and our comfort. If not, we will have neither the Gentile nor, for a terrible stage, the Almighty."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Comfort, Difference, First, Will)

"Design is a constant challenge to balance comfort with luxe, the practical with the desirable."
- Donna Karan
(Related: Design, Balance, Challenge, Comfort)

"But, I think that the reason I responded to this book, sort of paradoxically, is that it starts out like The Big Chill, sort of. Four friends, who are not quite happy with their life, and every year they get together for a week and look for some comfort from each other."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Life, Comfort, Friends, Reason)

"Like anywhere, we had to make people understand that we were there with good intentions, and that we were there with respect. We started making contacts with the people in the neighborhood three months before shooting began, so that everyone involved was comfortable."
- Mathieu Kassovitz
(Related: People, Intentions, Months, Respect)

"I have deep feelings for the welfare and comfort of others."
- DeForest Kelley
(Related: Feelings, Comfort, Deep, Welfare)

"The middle years of childhood arrive just as your own are getting uncomfortably close."
- Marguerite Kelly
(Related: Childhood, Years)

"In the north we could not hope to keep the worst and poorest servant for a single day in the wretched discomfort in which our negro servants are forced habitually to live."
- Fanny Kemble
(Related: Hope, Day)

"Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Thought, Comfort, Opinion)

"There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Action, Inaction)

"Whether we are poor among the poorest, or less poor among the wealthier, let us stand proud and noteworthy, united and strong, comforted by our belonging to the Community of the Free Nations of our Planet."
- Mathieu Kerekou
(Related: Community, Nations, Poor, United)

"A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table."
- Jean Kerr
(Related: Divorce, Job)

"The American people are sheep. They're comfortable, rich, working. It's like the Romans, they're happy with bread and their spectator sports. The Super Bowl means more to them than any right."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Sports, People, American, Right, Sheep)

"The belief in some being who can be the judge of all human matters is a very comfortable one - all wrongs will be righted and all rights will be rewarded."
- Eli Khamarov
(Related: Belief, Being, Rights, Will, Wrongs)

"One can advise comfortably from a safe port."
- Soren Kierkegaard
"I never found much comfort in overly organized religion of any sort."
- Jewel Kilcher
(Related: Religion, Comfort)

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Challenge, Comfort, Controversy, Man, Measure, Moments)

"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Life, Act, Comfort, Luxury)

"It's so much harder to keep your clothes on than take them off in this business. Even in Exotica, they wanted more nudity, but I didn't feel comfortable."
- Mia Kirshner
(Related: Business, Clothes, Nudity)

"Olivia Newton-John was our first choice to play Sandy, but she was nervous about acting, whether she would feel comfortable with us and could pull it off at all."
- Randal Kleiser
(Related: Acting, Choice, First, Play)

"You're trying to find new ideas in people. I always think to myself, what question I am least comfortable asking the person? And then I make sure I ask it early in the interview."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: People, Ideas, Question, Trying)

"And I went to New York and died; for 10 years I walked those pavements. I can't think of New York without feeling uncomfortable and feeling like a failure."
- Harvey Korman
(Related: Failure, Feeling, Years)

"Physical comfort has nothing to do with any other comfort."
- Jerzy Kosinski
(Related: Comfort, Nothing)

"Confusion makes people uncomfortable. They can't put their finger on me."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: People, Confusion)

"Maybe in past years, perhaps women didn't feel quite as comfortable with revealing themselves, and their skills and their crafts... and now we are, so we're out there, just like the guys."
- Chantal Kreviazuk
(Related: Women, Now, Past, Years)

"I feel uncomfortable with the term public art, because I'm not sure what it means. If it means what I think it does, then I don't do it. I'm not crazy about categories."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Art, Public)

"Watching a person lose their dignity used to be uncomfortable, and now it's an expected part of the program that we're becoming comfortable with."
- Lisa Kudrow
(Related: Dignity, Now)

"And I'm comfortable being who I am, so I think a lot of people who take over from a founder worry about how they compare to the founder; I worry about doing the best I can."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: People, Being, Worry)

"I'm very comfortable in having a strong team. I'm very comfortable in sharing the limelight with the team."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Sharing)

"I'm equally comfortable in getting out there and taking a stand when I have to take a stand."
- Sanjay Kumar
"I don't feel comfortable making empty music."
- Talib Kweli
(Related: Music)

"A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Friend, Company, Painting)

"Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Life, Trouble, Words)

"I don't date guys that I just meet randomly. I don't feel comfortable meeting strangers."
- Ali Landry
(Related: Meeting, Strangers)

"I don't really know how to relate to a long-term day-in day-out kind of comfortable relationship."
- Diane Lane
(Related: Day)

"But I think one of the reasons I tend to stay in the water most of the time is I distrust the comfort."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Time, Comfort, Distrust, Water)

"Every player has the option to have metal spikes or other spikes or whatever they feel most comfortable in."
- Bernhard Langer
"The other girls were so comfortable with their bodies and it eventually rubbed off on me."
- Brooke Langton
(Related: Girls)

"A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him. Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts."
- Antoine Lavoisier
(Related: Comfort, Population)

"I just kind of opened up and said, 'I feel like a rag doll. I have hair and makeup people coming to my house every day and putting me in new, uncomfortable, weird dresses and expensive shoes, and I just shut down and raise my arms up for them to get the dress on, and pout my lips when they need to put the lipstick on.'"
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: People, Day, Dress, Hair, Makeup)

"Nature is by and large to be found out of doors, a location where, it cannot be argued, there are never enough comfortable chairs."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Nature)

"My father was an Episcopalian minister, and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer."
- Anna Lee
(Related: Power, Father, Prayer)

"My studio is designed for atmosphere. I have a really cozy, comfortable room that has a great, huge glass door that views my backyard."
- Geddy Lee
"I feel safe and comfortable to do that once I know that the song structure around the bass part is very interesting and it satisfies me in a compositional sense."
- Geddy Lee
(Related: Sense, Song)

"I feel a little uncomfortable about endorsements."
- Geddy Lee
"Over the years, I was never really driven to become a solo artist, but I was curious to find out who I was as an individual creative person. It's taken some time, but now I feel I've truly paid my dues. I guess I'm at a point now where I'm more comfortable in my own skin."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Time, Artist, Now, Skin, Years)

"Acting doesn't feel good. It's not comfortable to feel all this stuff, it's not."
- Tea Leoni
(Related: Acting)

"Discomfort is very much part of my master plan."
- Jonathan Lethem
"I used to like to break into other people's houses and sit in their rooms. I found it very comforting to be in someone's empty house."
- Jared Leto
(Related: People, Houses)

"It is of the utmost importance that our service members are adequately compensated for their duties, and that we offer them a quality of life that will enable them to continue to serve and to live comfortably."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Life, Quality, Importance, Service, Will)

"I'm in that comfortable niche where I'm not that famous and sometimes people do need to put a barrier between them and their followers. When you're real famous you need to do that but I'm not that famous so I don't need that kind of barrier."
- Tony Levin
(Related: People, Famous, Followers)

"Women tend to have recognition and peer group support - recognition from friends and family that this has to be a big issue in their lives. They're more comfortable expressing the need for support and receiving it."
- James Levine
(Related: Family, Women, Friends, Support)

"The invisible dilemma is that men face the very real problem that they don't feel comfortable bringing these issues up and they tend not to be acknowledged at work."
- James Levine
(Related: Men, Work)

"All I try to do is create an atmosphere that seems comfortable enough, that it removes tension and everyone feels free. If they feel free then behaviour happens, small moments happen and that's what ultimately works the best for me."
- Barry Levinson
(Related: Moments, Tension)

"I chose to not wear a wire and tape people. I chose to not get immunity until - were accepted, whatever - until the independent counsel's office was comfortable with what I said was the truth."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Truth, People, Office)

"If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Truth, Comfort, Despair, End, May, Thinking, Will)

"It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite."
- Wyndham Lewis
"After my mistress was dead, I lived most comfortably, my master having a great affection for me."
- William Lilly
(Related: Affection)

"I had very few friends. We always ate dinner with our parents. We didn't want to go out. American adolescence was a lot wilder than I would have felt comfortable with."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Adolescence, American, Friends, Parents, Want)

"My favorite room in the house is the living room. We have two big couches, six recliners and over 20 pillows. It's a really comfortable place to hang out with my family."
- Cody Linley
(Related: Family, Favorite, Living)

"I came from a big family - two brothers and two sisters. So, there were always a ton of boys around and a ton of girls around. So, I grew up comfortable with both sexes."
- Blake Lively
(Related: Family, Boys, Brothers, Girls, Sexes, Sisters)

"I think a woman's body is so much more sensual than a man's. I'm not saying strip off all your clothes, but there are certain photos I like people taking of me, where I'm comfortable. As long as it's tasteful, why not?"
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: People, Body, Clothes, Man, Saying, Woman)

"I don't think I'll ever be comfortable with the idea of being famous."
- Alison Lohman
(Related: Idea, Being, Famous)

"The work of art is brought into the world without there being a need for it. The house satisfies a requirement. The work of art is responsible to none; the house is responsible to everyone. The work of art wants to draw people out of their state of comfort."
- Adolf Loos
(Related: Art, Work, People, Being, Comfort, State, World)

"The room has to be comfortable; the house has to look habitable."
- Adolf Loos
"The house has to serve comfort. The work of art is revolutionary; the house is conservative."
- Adolf Loos
(Related: Art, Work, Comfort, Conservative)

"Man loves everything that satisfies his comfort. He hates everything that wants to draw him out of his acquired and secured position and that disturbs him. Thus he loves the house and hates art."
- Adolf Loos
(Related: Art, Comfort, Man)

"Pour not on the comforts you want, but upon the mercies you have. Look rather at God's ending in afflicting, than to the measure and degree of your affliction."
- Christopher Love
(Related: God, Affliction, Ending, Measure, Want)

"Show me someone who doesn't have some sort of experience that they would be uncomfortable for people to know about and I'll show you a dullard."
- Rob Lowe
(Related: Experience, People)

"The debate about the war seems pretty robust and free. Many publications, from the New Yorker to the Nation, feel perfectly comfortable printing anti-American articles and that's fine. That's what the First Amendment is all about."
- Rich Lowry
(Related: War, Debate, First, Nation, Pretty, Printing)

"I got so used to being unstable that I started to only be comfortable being unstable."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Being)

"Once everyone else around you starts to become incredibly comfortable - if anything, quite happy with what you are doing - then I start to settling in and trusting all those choices that I've made up to that point."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Choices)

"So when we finally settled down outside of Seattle I felt totally uncomfortable with that idea."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Idea)

"Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Money, Happiness, Being)

"Be thou comforted, little dog, Thou too in Resurrection shall have a little golden tail."
- Martin Luther
"Although we love the idea of choice - our culture almost worships it - we seek refuge in the familiar and the comfortable."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Love, Idea, Choice, Culture)

"I read a great number of press reports and find comfort in the fact that they are nearly always conflicting."
- Harold MacMillan
(Related: Comfort, Fact, Press)

"Focusing on the way I look makes me uncomfortable. I try to focus on the way I feel - I know what makes me feel better about myself. Reading my child a story makes me feel great, doing my hair nicely doesn't."
- Elle Macpherson
(Related: Focus, Hair, Reading)

"If I'm in a social situation sometimes I'll hang back and observe people but I feel very much a part of things most of the time and feel very comfortable socializing and have for most of my life."
- Tobey Maguire
(Related: Life, Time, People)

"I think there is something for all of us where you find a balance in your life, where you feel that everything you do isn't about your own creature comforts or satisfying your own appetites. Some of it has to be directed outward and there is a huge satisfaction in that."
- Wendie Malick
(Related: Life, Balance, Satisfaction)

"I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't measure up to the standard he set."
- John Malkovich
(Related: Father, Measure, Wrong)

"There is no intrinsic worth in money but what is alterable with the times, and whether a guinea goes for twenty pounds or for a shilling, it is the labor of the poor and not the high and low value that is set on gold or silver, which all the comforts of life must arise from."
- Bernard de Mandeville
(Related: Life, Money, Gold, Labor, Poor, Value, Worth)

"I am not saying that I'm happy about what's going on right now in our nation, but I am at peace and I am comforted because I know that He's on the throne. That is good enough for me."
- Barbara Mandrell
(Related: Peace, Nation, Now, Right, Saying)

"One of the things I've really gotten past in the last couple of years is the idea of being made uncomfortable by the way things appear, rather than how things are. Clearly in this business you have to contend with a lot of that."
- Aimee Mann
(Related: Business, Idea, Being, Past, Years)

"All of this suggests that while citizens became more comfortable with President Bush after September 11 and thought him to have the requisite leadership skills, they continue to harbor doubts about his priorities, loyalties, interests, and policies."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Leadership, Thought, President, Priorities)

"I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing."
- Katherine Mansfield
(Related: Friendship, Comfort, Nothing, Privilege)

"We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves."
- Marilyn Manson
(Related: Society, People, Being)

"No, I like being a role model because I know how much comfort my musical idols brought me."
- Shirley Manson
(Related: Being, Comfort, Idols)

"When they see me holding fish, they can see that I am comfortable with kings as well as with paupers."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Fish, Kings)

"Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Life, Family, Comfort, Country, Dignity, Rights, Human rights, Justice)

"Scientists at MIT and engineering schools all across America say that they could improve the fuel economy standards for the existing set of vehicles by 10 miles per gallon using existing technology, without compromising safety or comfort at all."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Technology, America, Comfort, Economy, Engineering, Safety, Schools, Scientists)

"It is common to distinguish necessaries, comforts, and luxuries; the first class including all things required to meet wants which must be satisfied, while the latter consist of things that meet wants of a less urgent character."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Character, Class, First)

"You never know how things are going to go. I think you hope that people are going to dig what you do and that you're going to get the chance to do it on a really comfortable level."
- Amanda Marshall
(Related: People, Hope, Chance)

"Men who pass most comfortably through this world are those who possess good digestions and hard hearts."
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Men, World)

"But when you work with the director and the real person who is playing opposite you, it changes everything. You are almost in a working session. I was very comfortable, and that's maybe what helped me to get the part."
- Olivier Martinez
(Related: Work)

"I was a comfort factor. I'm not a hustler."
- Mary Matalin
(Related: Comfort)

"People are different. People choose different criteria. But if there is a better way among many alternatives, I want to encourage that way by making it comfortable. So that's what I've tried to do."
- Yukihiro Matsumoto
(Related: People, Want)

"I tell my staff, we're riding a tour bus around, and we're going to stop and look at some weird stuff - but we're taking our viewers around safely. They're just looking out the window at it. I'm trying to create a sense of comfort for my center audience."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Comfort, Sense, Trying)

"The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality; it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Anger, Thought, First, Habits, Originality, World)

"If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Money, Values, Comfort, Freedom, Irony, Nation, Will)

"I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Life, Mind, Resignation)

"Any nation that thinks more of its ease and comfort than its freedom will soon lose its freedom; and the ironical thing about it is that it will lose its ease and comfort too."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Comfort, Freedom, Nation, Will)

"Teach a child to play solitaire, and she'll be able to entertain herself when there's no one around. Teach her tennis, and she'll know what to do when she's on a court. But raise her to feel comfortable in nature, and the whole planet is her home."
- Joyce Maynard
(Related: Home, Nature, Court, Play, Tennis)

"I always enjoyed playing ball, and it didn't matter to me whether I played with white kids or black. I never understood why an issue was made of who I played with, and I never felt comfortable, when I grew up, telling other people how to act."
- Willie Mays
(Related: People, Act, Kids)

"I take a lot of pride in being myself. I'm comfortable with who I am."
- James McAvoy
(Related: Being, Pride)

"I have a shelf of comfort books, which I read when the world closes in on me or something untoward happens."
- Anne McCaffrey
(Related: Books, Comfort, World)

"And watching Ed, he's really coming into his own doing some new things onstage I've never seen him do. He's really getting into it, putting 120 percent into the show. We feel comfortable and excited."
- Mike McCready
"Comfort in expressing your emotions will allow you to share the best of yourself with others, but not being able to control your emotions will reveal your worst."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Control, Being, Comfort, Emotions, Will)

"At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you're living your life doesn't matter. What matters is whether you're comfortable with it."
- Phil McGraw
(Related: Life, People, Day, End, Living)

"I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings. I don't know why that is. I think order is dull. There is something about this kind of desire for order, particularly in Anglo Saxon cultures, that drive out this ability for the streets to become a really exotic, amorphous, chaotic, organic place where ideas can, basically, develop."
- Malcolm Mclaren
(Related: Ideas, Ability, Desire, Order)

"Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America - not on the battlefields of Vietnam."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: War, America, Comfort, Living, Television, Vietnam)

"Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Comfort, Rules, Today)

"To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Dreams, Control, Comfort, Living, Zone)

"Comfort zones are most often expanded through discomfort."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Comfort)

"Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it's a small price to pay for living a dream."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Dream, Being, Living, May)

"Herr Schroder has conducted two electoral campaigns, and he is doing it again now, by not telling people what is really necessary. He keeps avoiding the difficult and uncomfortable issues, those that imply changes and therefore provoke discussions."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: People, Now)

"One of the issues facing us today is that there are countries where there is a serious lack of resources, the standards of living are very low, and this creates a fundamental unease and discomfort in entire populations."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Countries, Living, Today)

"There's no comfort in the truth, pain is all you'll find."
- George Michael
(Related: Truth, Comfort, Pain)

"The decline of manners, the cynical pursuit without shame or restraint of personal advantage and of money characterizes our times, not without exceptions, of course, but more than we ought to be comfortable with."
- J. Irwin Miller
(Related: Money, Manners, Pursuit, Restraint, Shame)

"I'm kind of a dork. I don't have much game. I'm not particularly comfortable in bars or clubs. I much prefer being home playing Scrabble, having dinner with a couple friends, going to see a movie, or losing a whole weekend to Season 14 of Law and Order or The Simpsons."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Home, Being, Friends, Law, Losing, Order, Weekend)

"I feel more comfortable in front of a camera than anywhere else."
- Donna Mills
"Having covered some half a hundred cities, towns, villages, and wide spots in the road during the last tow years, George and I fairly wallowed in the comfort of our own home base."
- Martin Milner
(Related: Home, Cities, Comfort, Road, Years)

"What I find very attractive, what I find sexual, are people who are unapologetic for who they are and comfortable with themselves. And I think with those two things sexual energy does come out because you're not hovering or censoring yourself, you're just being who you are. And being who you are is a very attractive quality in a person."
- Katherine Moennig
(Related: Quality, People, Being, Energy)

"I feel very comfortable with the way I look, and I feel very comfortable with the kind of confusion that it creates in people's minds."
- Brian Molko
(Related: People, Confusion)

"Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: Religion, Comfort, Enemy, Giving, Restraint, World)

"I believe in one God, the first and great cause of goodness. I also believe in Jesus Christ, the rebirth of the world. I also believe in the Holy Ghost, the comforter."
- Daniel Morgan
(Related: God, Cause, Christ, First, Goodness, Rebirth, World)

"I'm awkward at these things. Just being nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Karate Kid was a real surprise and I was a little uncomfortable."
- Pat Morita
(Related: Actor, Being, Karate)

"If there were a clear prospect that such evils were part of a barbarian past, then at least we might find a small crumb of comfort. No such prospect exists: no scientific analysis can even remotely answer or account for past and present horrors of human behaviour."
- Simon Conway Morris
(Related: Comfort, Past, Present)

"I like people who shake other people up and make them feel uncomfortable."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: People)

"I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent. But you can help with comfort."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Talent, Vision, Comfort, Help, Writing)

"I don't feel comfortable doing interviews. My profession is music, and writing songs. That's what I do. I like to do it, but I hate to talk about it."
- Van Morrison
(Related: Music, Hate, Profession, Songs, Talk, Writing)

"I think also there was a lot of coming to terms with where I am in life, where I fit in as a gay man in America, and getting more comfortable with who I am."
- Bob Mould
(Related: Life, America, Gay, Man)

"When I learn something new - and it happens every day - I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Home, Day, Universe)

"How the sting of poverty, or small means, is gone when one keeps house for one's own comfort and not for the comfort of one's neighbors."
- Dinah Maria Mulock
(Related: Comfort, Neighbors, Poverty)

"Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are."
- Dinah Maria Mulock
(Related: Thoughts, Comfort, Feeling, Measure, Right, Words)

"The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Comfort, Will)

"There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Comfort)

"I'm 42 and the age of a guy who has kids, so I guess I'm playing right where I'm supposed to be. I'm comfortable with that, but in the same breath I'd do something edgy. If someone came to me and offered me an edgy and funny story, then I'd do it."
- Eddie Murphy
(Related: Age, Funny, Kids, Right)

"Be careful in dealing with a man who cares nothing for comfort or promotion, but is simply determined to do what he believes to be right. He is a dangerous uncomfortable enemy, because his body, which you can always conquer, gives you little purchase upon his soul."
- Gilbert Murray
(Related: Soul, Body, Comfort, Enemy, Man, Nothing, Promotion, Right)

"I enjoy some physical stuff. But if I had a choice between playing a scene where it's raining, it's terribly cold, I'm wet and I'm being drowned and playing a scene with dinosaur eggs in a laboratory, I'd probably take the latter. It's warmer and generally more comfortable!"
- Sam Neill
(Related: Being, Choice)

"We can take full comfort in realizing the continuing strength of our nation. America's lands remain radiantly rich with diversity, and freedom still reigns."
- Ben Nelson
(Related: Strength, America, Comfort, Diversity, Freedom, Nation)

"The very first Walnut Whales recording was recorded just a few weeks after I had started singing, out of the blue, started singing. And the voice, you can hear how uncomfortable I am with it, and how terrified I am with it."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: First, Singing, Voice)

"But these days, I get a lot more attention and airplay from the Adult Contemporary and country radio stations, and I feel comfortable saying I'm a part of that."
- Juice Newton
(Related: Attention, Country, Saying)

"We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Goal, Comfort, Journey, Meaning, Sleep)

"Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man."
- Louis Nizer
(Related: Comfort, Man, Therapy, Words)

"Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else?"
- Alex Noble
(Related: Inspiration, Growth, Risk)

"I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed here's a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it."
- Nick Nolte
(Related: Life, Freedom)

"My parents were neither wealthy nor academic, but we lived comfortably and they were always extremely supportive of my academic efforts and aspirations, both at school and university."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Aspirations, Parents, School, University)

"What I aspired to be and was not, comforts me."
- Joyce Carol Oates
"You can safely appeal to the United Nations in the comfortable certainty that it will let you down."
- Conor Cruise O'Brien
(Related: Certainty, Nations, United, Will)

"He never yelled or screamed so I felt very at home and comfortable."
- Margaret O'Brien
(Related: Home)

"My first two books are out of print and, okay, they can sleep there comfortably. It's early work, derivative work."
- Mary Oliver
(Related: Work, Books, First, Sleep)

"War is a way of shattering to pieces... materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and... too intelligent."
- George Orwell
(Related: War)

"Writing is a kind of performing art, and I can't sit down to write unless I'm dressed. I don't mean dressed in a suit, but dressed well and comfortably and I have to be shaved and bathed."
- Peter O'Toole
(Related: Art, Writing)

"An easy-going husband is the one indispensable comfort of life."
- Ouida
(Related: Life, HusbComfort)

"The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh."
- John Owen
(Related: Life, Power, Comfort, Deeds, Spiritual)

"In the due exercise of your official power, in strictest accordance with law and the Constitution, you can deprive the enemy of that which, above all else, has given, and still gives him, aid and comfort."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Power, Comfort, Constitution, Enemy, Exercise, Law)

"The people are forbidden to give aid and comfort to rebels. What of a government that has the power to cut off from aid and comfort all the rebels of the South and fails to exercise it?"
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Government, Power, People, Comfort, Exercise, Forbidden)

"That was where my dream began to take hold, of not havin' to pick cotton and potatoes, and not havin' to be uncomfortable, too hot or too cold. That in itself had driven me to try to find some better way of life."
- Buck Owens
(Related: Life, Dream)

"My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort."
- Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
(Related: Health, Mistake, People, Comfort, Culture, Independence)

"Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Beauty, Being, Skin)

"I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable and well fed while all around you people are starving."
- Sylvia Pankhurst
(Related: People, Capitalism, Fight, Wrong)

"I'd read the book and liked the book, but it made me really uncomfortable trying to picture myself in this part. Here's this guy who seems to be the embodiment of every single perfect guy."
- Robert Pattinson
(Related: Trying)

"The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Family, Society, Life, People, Comfort, Danger, Fact, Independence, Idols, Lies, Pleasure)

"Comfort rules. You want to be able to sit in a good chair comfortably for a few hours and be able to talk and enjoy a glass of wine. There's nothing worse than sitting in an uncomfortable chair."
- Amanda Pays
(Related: Comfort, Nothing, Rules, Talk, Want, Wine)

"I think getting drunk is the key to flying comfortably. A couple of bloody marys or several glasses of champagne, and suddenly it's like you're on a roller coaster."
- Amanda Peet
(Related: Flying, Key)

"I would have made a lousy stripper. I'm just not very comfortable exposing myself."
- Robin Wright Penn
"Change is rarely comfortable."
- Arno Penzias
(Related: Change)

"Pauley Perrette: I was a criminal science fanatic and went to study it in college as well and I think that helped me on NCIS because I was comfortable with the language, I had studied criminal science in school for years."
- Pauley Perrette
(Related: Science, College, Language, School, Study, Years)

"It was a lot of fun, and writing a series is comfortable. It's almost like having a secure job."
- Thomas Perry
(Related: Fun, Job, Writing)

"Being comfortable isn't the way to learn to expand your abilities."
- Thomas Perry
(Related: Being)

"When you're comfortable with someone, you don't look for anyone else."
- Daniela Pestova
"Grissom comes from a place where we know he had a deaf mother, he was raised in a silent household, on some level, had a father who potentially was not around and he learned what he knew by himself in the back yard, with bugs and animals. He's not comfortable being a supervisor and that's his problem."
- William Petersen
(Related: Mother, Father, Animals, Being, Bugs)

"For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: Life, Control, Being, Famous, Giving, Loss, Privacy)

"I think good art happens on that edge between comfortable and in a lot of pain, you know what I mean?"
- Liz Phair
(Related: Art, Pain)

"Out of my discomforts, which were small enough, grew one thing for which I have all my life been grateful, the formation of fixed habits of work."
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
(Related: Life, Work, Habits)

"Swimming is normal for me. I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It's my home."
- Michael Phelps
(Related: Home)

"But I'm not particularly comfortable around guns."
- Ryan Phillippe
"Money is not everything. My ambition was football itself, not the money I'd make from it. If that brings me and my family a more comfortable lifestyle, then that's fine. But I don't spend my time between games and training sessions thinking about figures."
- Alessandro Del Piero
(Related: Family, Money, Time, Ambition, Football, Games, Thinking, Training)

"They killed our mirror, our light, our comfort and our true guide."
- Antonio Pigafetta
(Related: Comfort, Light)

"People today sometimes get uncomfortable with empirical claims that seem to clash with their political assumptions, often because they haven't given much thought to the connections."
- Steven Pinker
(Related: Thought, People, Today)

"Wealth is well known to be a great comforter."
- Plato
(Related: Wealth)

"It's always good to win a Test match and if you win it comfortably, it can leave a few psychological marks on opposition sides."
- Ricky Ponting
(Related: Opposition)

"I always ask myself, would I want someone to do something that wasn't comfortable for them just to please me? And the answer is no."
- Natalie Portman
(Related: Want)

"I'm so uncomfortable, especially in emotional situations, having to say sentences that don't feel right. As an actor - or really, as any kind of person sensitive to it."
- Franka Potente
(Related: Actor, Right)

"I think I'm a really good partner and very sensitive to the other person's feelings. I want somebody else to be comfortable, to understand about my job, and if they want to come on a set and see me work, they always can."
- Franka Potente
(Related: Work, Feelings, Job, Want)

"I'll never feel comfortable taking a strong drink, and I'll never feel easy smoking a cigarette. I just don't think those things are right for me."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Right, Smoking)

"Hawaii is the best form of comfort for me. When I die, I want to be cremated, and I want half my ashes spread in the Pacific around the island, the rest on the property."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Comfort, Property, Rest, Want)

"Our aims are absolutely clear: They are a high living standard in the country and a secure, free and comfortable life."
- Vladimir Putin
(Related: Life, Country, Living)

"I have a resistance to change in things that I feel comfortable with and that I'm used to."
- Dennis Quaid
(Related: Change)

"I once wanted to be a personage. Now I am comfortable being a person."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Being, Now)

"I like the level of fame that I have. You get nice tables in restaurants sometimes, but fame isn't something that I find comfortable."
- Aidan Quinn
(Related: Fame, Restaurants)

"Pray to God that your attachment to such transitory things as wealth, name, and creature comforts may become less and less every day."
- Ramakrishna
(Related: God, Wealth, Day, May, Name)

"I am fascinated by the whole process of what it's like to be alive, whether it's unbelievably uncomfortable and horrible or whether it's quite nice."
- Charlotte Rampling
"Sure, the comedians who swear or use scatological humor can get laughs, but they're uncomfortable laughs."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Humor, Comedians)

"People are learning to feel more comfortable hearing one another's dreams. It used to be that if you told a dream in public, someone had to make a joke to relieve the tension introduced by that alternative reality."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, People, Hearing, Learning, Public, Reality, Tension)

"At a family's most difficult time, I want to make sure at a minimum that they have the very basic of comforts: the ability to grieve their loss privately and the knowledge that their country is grateful for their loved one's sacrifice and service."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Family, Time, Sacrifice, Knowledge, Ability, Country, Loss, Service, Want)

"So people have been hurting and I understand that. And it doesn't give them comfort or solace for me to tell them, you know, but for me, we would be in a worldwide depression."
- Harry Reid
(Related: People, Comfort, Depression)

"You may take great comfort from the fact that suffering inwardly for the sake of truth proves abundantly that one loves it and marks one out as being of the elect."
- Ernest Renan
(Related: Truth, Being, Comfort, Fact, May, Suffering)

"Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother."
- Jules Renard
(Related: Time, Mother, Bereavement, Comfort, Loss, Trying, Will)

"I worked with some wonderful people, tried my best and I feel comfortable."
- Janet Reno
(Related: People)

"I wanted to be as comfortable in that environment as she was. I moved around those areas in character."
- Debbie Reynolds
(Related: Character, Environment)

"I feel uncomfortable because I'm insecure about who I am."
- Trent Reznor
"If it is a relief to take your clothes off at night, be sure that something is wrong. Clothes should not be a burden. They should be a comfort and a protection."
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
(Related: Burden, Clothes, Comfort, Night, Protection, Wrong)

"It's easy to sleep floating around - it's very comfortable. But you have to be careful that you don't float into somebody or something!"
- Sally Ride
(Related: Sleep)

"Over the holidays, and even during filming, I realized that I actually like my body, even if it's not perfect according to the book. I just feel sexy. For the first time, I don't want to get rid of the curves. I just want to tone it up. My body is comfortable, and it's not unhealthy, so I'm going to rock with it."
- Rihanna
(Related: Time, Body, First, Holidays, Want)

"I think knowing people by first names, not by what they do sexually, is really what it's about. Not being afraid. Fear is the enemy. I've always been comfortable with being gay."
- Herb Ritts
(Related: People, Fear, Being, Enemy, First, Gay, Names)

"I'm not comfortable with just me, me, me. That's boring."
- Chita Rivera
"We are easily comforted for the misfortunes of our friends, when those misfortunes give us an occasion of expressing our affection and solicitude."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Affection, Friends)

"Thy love is singular when all thy delight is in Jesus Christ and in no other thing finds joy and comfort."
- Richard Rolle
(Related: Love, Christ, Comfort, Delight, Joy)

"Many jazz artists go to L.A. seeking a more comfortable life and then they really stop playing."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Life, Artists, Jazz)

"The closing of a door can bring blessed privacy and comfort - the opening, terror. Conversely, the closing of a door can be a sad and final thing - the opening a wonderfully joyous moment."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: Comfort, Privacy, Terror)

"Fathers like to have children good-natured, well-behaved, and comfortable, but how to put them in that desirable condition is out of their philosophy."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Children, Fathers, Philosophy)

"With the Supremes I made so much money so fast all I wanted to do was buy clothes and pretty things. Now I'm comfortable with money and it's comfortable with me."
- Diana Ross
(Related: Money, Clothes, Now, Pretty)

"For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind."
- James Rouse
(Related: Design, Belief, Purpose, Improvement, Mankind, Planning, Years)

"I think Superman's journey is to become comfortable on earth. Of course he's got his role as earth's greatest protector but he also wants to be as happy as he can and if that happens to be with Lois then he's going to find a way."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Earth, Journey)

"Sometimes I think the world is divided into those who have a comfortable relationship with power and those who have a naturally adversarial relationship with power."
- Arundhati Roy
(Related: Power, World)

"I find there's almost no place to put an award that one's quite comfortable with."
- Mercedes Ruehl
"Society historically has a difficult time with the concept of something new and foreign that shakes up our comfortable views, especially if it involves the very volatile question of sexual identity."
- Mercedes Ruehl
(Related: Society, Time, Identity, Question)

"Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Thought, Habit, Privilege)

"There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Life, Help, Man, Myths)

"When immortality becomes for us no longer a matter of academic discussion, but the most vital of all questions; we shall find our comfort where so many before us have found it, in the ancient words."
- Henry Norris Russell
(Related: Comfort, Immortality, Questions, Words)

"It's no secret that in my books I'm trying to make the comic and the serious rub up against each other just as closely and uncomfortably as I can."
- Richard Russo
(Related: Books, Trying)

"Of all created comforts, God is the lender; you are the borrower, not the owner."
- Ernest Rutherford
(Related: God)

"My background has been very helpful for this experience. But everyone was so accommodating because they knew it's not the most comfortable position to be the new kid."
- Jeri Ryan
(Related: Experience)

"I'm quite comfortable looking at myself in movies, probably because I've been doing it for so long, since I was a kid. So I sort of watched myself grow up and go through adolescence, like, basically on camera."
- Winona Ryder
(Related: Movies, Adolescence)

"I'm very comfortable as a singer. In fact, I think it's more - I identified my self-esteem, my self more in those ways when I was growing up. I really - it was kind of my calling card as a kid."
- Katey Sagal
(Related: Fact, Growing up, Self)

"There is a certain comfort in waking up and finding that Michael Jackson is still the Big Story. At least it tells you that nothing horrible has happened in the world that would force them to move on to real news."
- Pat Sajak
(Related: Comfort, Force, News, Nothing, Waking, World)

"There comes a day when you've become comfortable in your skin. But God as my witness, I am going to try to do everything I can to keep this ass together for as long as I possibly can - without going against nature."
- Zoe Saldana
(Related: Nature, God, Day, Skin)

"I personally have always found the Unitarian faith a source of comfort and help in my daily life."
- Leverett Saltonstall
(Related: Faith, Life, Comfort, Help)

"In the past, TSR and now Wizards of the Coast have asked me to do game stats for my characters, and I'm never comfortable doing that. It's all relative after all."
- R. A. Salvatore
(Related: Now, Past)

"My desire to exit the game is greater than my desire to remain in it. I have searched my heart through and through and feel comfortable with this decision."
- Barry Sanders
(Related: Heart, Decision, Desire)

"I'm not comfortable being around too many people. I don't like being out in public too much. I don't like going to bars. I don't like doing celebrity stuff. So most of the characters I play are people who don't always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends."
- Adam Sandler
(Related: People, Being, Celebrity, Friends, Play, Public)

"I feel my family's needs are a priority. I'm not comfortable with the idea of serving the many and ignoring my family."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Family, Idea, Needs)

"The citizen's job is to be rude - to pierce the comfort of professional intercourse by boorish expressions of doubt."
- John Ralston Saul
(Related: Comfort, Doubt, Job)

"I'm not sure people are ever completely comfortable telling pollsters what they do and don't think."
- Diane Sawyer
(Related: People)

"Some people must go to extremes to get the world in balance for themselves. Some can't bear bright lights, so wherever they go they search for the dark; they turn the lights down, anything to sustain some level of comfort."
- Julian Schnabel
(Related: People, Balance, Comfort, Extremes, World)

"Confit is the ultimate comfort food, and trendy or not, it is dazzling stuff."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Food, Comfort)

"The heavy guitars are the ones that sound good. They are not that comfortable, but they do sound great."
- Neil Schon
(Related: Sound)

"I always thought I had a problem socially, because I was pulled out of school so early. I had a tough time talking to other kids and being comfortable with them."
- Rick Schroder
(Related: Time, Thought, Being, Kids, School, Talking)

"I was never really comfortable doing comedy. Though it was good the first couple of years, there were problems, and it became a stifling experience. I was happy it ended."
- Rick Schroder
(Related: Experience, Comedy, First, Problems, Years)

"Very few fighters get the consideration of racehorses, which are put out to pasture to grow old with dignity and comfort when they haven't got it anymore."
- Budd Schulberg
(Related: Comfort, Consideration, Dignity, Old)

"I like to grow as an actor, and you can do that by playing parts that are unfamiliar to you and uncomfortable."
- David Schwimmer
(Related: Actor)

"I'm always really surprised by people who are comfortable revealing all of their secrets on TV or in a magazine. It's actually quite shocking to me."
- Annabella Sciorra
(Related: People, Secrets)

"I've always been comfortable with my sexual desires and what I like."
- Izabella Scorupco
"I think every man who is not a religious moron likes when a woman is comfortable with watching a porn movie."
- Izabella Scorupco
(Related: Man, Religious, Woman)

"But take comfort in that I die at peace with the world and myself - not afraid."
- Robert Falcon Scott
(Related: Peace, Comfort, World)

"But wishing our Kansas soldiers 'God speed' is not enough. We need to comfort, care for, and protect their families. And we should ease the financial burdens that these families often face."
- Kathleen Sebelius
(Related: Financial, Care, Comfort, Soldiers, Wishing)

"I could only try to comfort the women that I came face-to-face with. I was really moved by how much they wanted to talk, how much they needed to be comforted, and how happy they were that we were there."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Women, Comfort, Talk)

"It is really hard for me to get out of my comfort zone."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Comfort, Zone)

"Wearing this kind of costume is not something I fantasize about. It's not natural, it's not comfortable. I don't see myself as this. But it gives you dramatic license to do almost anything when you're dressed as a bug."
- Joan Severance
"Today my passion is still black and white. Today if I have an array of cameras in front of me the one I would reach for that I would feel most comfortable with would be a 4 X 5 View camera. I was once working in a sort of soft light situation."
- John Sexton
(Related: Light, Passion, Today)

"I'm most comfortable in my birthday suit."
- Amanda Seyfried
(Related: Birthday)

"Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: God, Comfort, Darkness, Despair, Light, Now)

"I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Life, Music, Business, Day)

"I don't think any actor feels comfortable watching themselves in movies. You must be very narcissistic. The problem with your own opinion of yourself is that contrary to the normal spectators, when you watch a film you are in, you only watch yourself."
- Omar Sharif
(Related: Movies, Actor, Film, Opinion)

"A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Heart, Complaint, Income, London, Man)

"An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable."
- George Bernard Shaw
"No sooner do we think we have assembled a comfortable life than we find a piece of ourselves that has no place to fit in."
- Gail Sheehy
(Related: Life)

"Life is just more comfortable if you're honest and open about everything. I spent so many years being in the closet about one thing or another."
- Antony Sher
(Related: Life, Being, Open, Years)

"I'm just starting to realize the type of work that I want to do. Not everyone can fit into the sitcom world because it's so fast-paced, but it feels comfortable to me."
- Brooke Shields
(Related: Work, Want, World)

"I think that there were only two people in my high school that were comfortable there, and I think they are both pumping gas now."
- Grant Show
(Related: People, Now, School)

"I'm very uncomfortable with my body, and I'm not interested in people seeing it on screen."
- Alicia Silverstone
(Related: People, Body)

"I'm still more comfortable with standards than with my own songs."
- Carly Simon
(Related: Songs)

"Standards are a little crazy these days. I think that, when you go to sleep, as long as you're happy with the way you are and the way you look, that's the most important thing. I think it's an internal thing. As long as you feel good with who you are and comfortable with what you're wearing, but not if that's the most important thing."
- Ashlee Simpson
(Related: Sleep)

"We ourselves can die with comfort and even with joy if we know that death is but a passport to blessedness, that this intellect, freed from all material chains, shall rise and shine."
- Matthew Simpson
(Related: Death, Comfort, Intellect, Joy)

"As you get older you learn some balance and mediation in your life - that's where I am right now. I feel pretty comfortable about things."
- Christian Slater
(Related: Life, Balance, Now, Pretty, Right)

"A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience."
- Sydney Smith
(Related: Health, Happiness, Conscience)

"I'm very comfortable with failure. I'm very comfortable being the guy who disappoints people."
- Steven Soderbergh
(Related: People, Failure, Being)

"The funny thing is, strangers still seem to feel comfortable coming up to me and saying things, but now usually it's because they recognize me, and they say nice things."
- Todd Solondz
(Related: Funny, Now, Saying, Strangers)

"It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Truth, Emotions, Mistakes)

"When you're comfortable with someone you love, the silence is the best. And, that's how me and J. are. When we're in a room together, we don't have to say anything. It's for real."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Love, Silence)

"I became comfortable with what I knew would be the process of trying to pick up the pieces of brain that were in the rubble and tried to make some mosaic out of the pieces and that that would be the trajectory."
- Art Spiegelman
(Related: Trying)

"I never felt comfortable with myself, because I was never part of the majority. I always felt awkward and shy and on the outside of the momentum of my friends' lives."
- Steven Spielberg
(Related: Friends, Majority)

"It's always felt natural, because I'm generally very comfortable with people."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: People)

"I can sing very comfortably from my vantage point because a lot of the music was about a loss of innocence, there's innocence contained in you but there's also innocence in the process of being lost."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, Being, Innocence, Loss)

"The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is surprised."
- Freya Stark
(Related: Being, Comfort, Woman)

"The only thing I can't stand is discomfort."
- Gloria Steinem
"Encouraging people to believe in it was the most important thing of all. It's one of the reasons I was always uncomfortable whenever film crews came on the set to shoot things. I didn't want our make-believe to be exposed."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: People, Encouraging, Film, Want)

"So I'd rather have a defense that's successful where everyone's comfortable in their positions."
- Michael Strahan
(Related: Successful, Defense)

"And yet, in a culture like ours, which is given to material comforts, and addicted to forms of entertainment that offer immediate gratification, it is surprising that so much poetry is written."
- Mark Strand
(Related: Poetry, Culture, Entertainment)

"I think I can finally say I am at my most confident and comfortable out there, physically."
- Trish Stratus
"There's a part of me that wants to be known and make a comfortable living but still be able to go grocery shopping. My overall idea of success is having people I want to work with want to work with me."
- Lusia Strus
(Related: Success, Work, People, Idea, Living, Want)

"Global capital markets pose the same kinds of problems that jet planes do. They are faster, more comfortable, and they get you where you are going better. But the crashes are much more spectacular."
- Larry Summers
(Related: Problems)

"If the provisions of the constitution be not upheld when they pinch as well as when they comfort, they may as well be abandoned."
- George Sutherland
(Related: Comfort, Constitution, May)

"The most significant piece of advice my father gave me early on about acting was, don't get caught acting. Really believe in what you're doing and then commit to it. Even if it feels uncomfortable, even if you feel that you're gonna look like an ass. It's all acting, but find the truth in a moment as opposed to just pretending you have and rather than trying to act your way out of it."
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Related: Father, Truth, Act, Acting, Advice, Trying)

"Love from one being to another can only be that two solitudes come nearer, recognize and protect and comfort each other."
- Han Suyin
(Related: Love, Being, Comfort)

"For humble individuals like myself, there is one poor comfort, which is this, viz. that gout, unlike any other disease, kills more rich men than poor, more wise men than simple."
- Thomas Sydenham
(Related: Men, Comfort, Disease, Poor)

"I'm at a point where I don't have to wait for the income from the record to survive, so I'm in a comfortable zone, but I'll make rap records as long as I feel I have something to rap about."
- Ice T
(Related: Income, Rap, Zone)

"I saw my mother in a different light. We all need to do that. You have to be displaced from what's comfortable and routine, and then you get to see things with fresh eyes, with new eyes."
- Amy Tan
(Related: Mother, Eyes, Light, Routine)

"I'm not comfortable with just entertaining. Although I like entertaining, I also like bringing forward the truth of our times as minstrels used to in the old days."
- Serj Tankian
(Related: Truth, Old)

"But every day I tell my story, and be comfortable with my story and be comfortable with what I've done, and what I did, and how I am today, it lessens the likelihood it will ever happen."
- Lawrence Taylor
(Related: Day, Today, Will)

"I think there's an element where people get very comfortable in their ghetto. Which is fair enough."
- Neil Tennant
(Related: People)

"You can never get to a place of comfort in this business. As soon as you hit that little cushy spot, somebody's gonna kick you out. So I have a constant need to do it better."
- Charlize Theron
(Related: Business, Comfort)

"It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they'll keep coming back."
- Dave Thomas
(Related: Food, Value)

"America... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable."
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Related: Car, Money, America, Killing, Nation, World)

"You want the audience to be uncomfortable."
- Richard Thompson
(Related: Want)

"Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Life, Positive, Mankind)

"Consider any individual at any period of his life, and you will always find him preoccupied with fresh plans to increase his comfort."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Life, Comfort, Will)

"I think the more you do this and the more comfortable you become on stage, you start speaking more and becoming more of a character in yourself."
- Carrot Top
(Related: Character)

"Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Comfort, Zone)

"But I don't think that it's a form of family that I would be comfortable in. I've found a way to this character and this family, but I still believe that a marriage is between two people and not seven or three."
- Jeanne Tripplehorn
(Related: Family, Marriage, People, Character)

"It is a comfortable feeling to know that you stand on your own ground. Land is about the only thing that can't fly away."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Feeling, Land)

"I felt probably more uncomfortable than Beyonce. But I can't answer for her."
- Verne Troyer
"Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim of a great but dead general."
- Barbara Tuchman
(Related: Maxim, Military, Mind, Nothing)

"In days of doubt, in days of dreary musings on my country's fate, you alone are my comfort and support, oh great, powerful, righteous, and free Russian language!"
- Ivan Turgenev
(Related: Comfort, Country, Doubt, Fate, Support)

"I was never directly pressured by peers, but by surrounding myself with others who were experimenting with smoking provided a certain false comfort."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Comfort, Smoking)

"It's cool to have a well run, comfortable and inviting home."
- Anthea Turner
(Related: Home)

"A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Approval, Man)

"If my clothing does stand out, then I guess it's a compliment, but I just wear whatever feels comfortable."
- Shania Twain
(Related: Compliment)

"A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Love, Comfort)

"I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Business, Challenge, Comfort, Dancing, Longevity, Singing, Zone)

"I'm a little more comfortable in that role. I love being in the studio."
- Keith Urban
(Related: Love, Being)

"The new material fits very comfortably with the older stuff."
- Kathy Valentine
"I was lucky I always got along with girls. It was never like a big deal. I had a lot of girls that I was friends with that I wasn't sexual with. I think having two older sisters made me comfortable like that. I just like people, so I can just go up and say whatever."
- Vince Vaughn
(Related: People, Friends, Girls, Sisters)

"These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears, close our eyes, and blindly follow the most narrow, conservative tenets of religion; or else seek comfort in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Age, Religion, Comfort, Conservative, Eyes, Ritual, Traditions)

"And for all my rampant technological optimism, sometimes I think I'd be more comfortable if I were regarding these transcendental events from one thousand years remove... instead of twenty."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Optimism, Events, Years)

"A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Life, Dream, Vision, Comfort, Future, Zone)

"Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister."
- Alice Walker
(Related: Sister)

"And I really do believe that the most important thing is the way you live your life on earth. But I think it's enormously comforting to believe that you're going to see your loved ones."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Life, Earth)

"A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Approval, Man)

"A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes."
- Vera Wang
(Related: Clothes, Woman)

"Coming from a barely clothed childhood as a swimmer makes me really comfortable with my body."
- Estella Warren
(Related: Body, Childhood)

"Mom never quit on me. My only regret is that she didn't live long enough to share some of the money and comforts my work in show business has brought me."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Business, Mom, Money, Work, Regret)

"Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up."
- Thomas J. Watson
(Related: Force, Friends, Will)

"On set is where I feel comfortable. The red carpet stuff, talking about the film, explaining your own life, it doesn't come naturally. It's all necessary stuff I suppose but it's not my strength."
- Naomi Watts
(Related: Life, Strength, Film, Talking)

"No, I'm so well-known at home I think they think of me like a piece of comfortable furniture that's always been around that they're not going to throw out."
- Jackie Weaver
(Related: Home)

"As a child I was the best tree climber in our neighbourhood, I was like a little monkey. I've never been afraid of hurting myself or a little physical discomfort."
- Rachel Weisz
"In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Time, Perception, England, Years)

"Sailors ought never to go to church. They ought to go to hell, where it is much more comfortable."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Church, Hell)

"We all drew on the comfort which is given out by the major works of Mozart, which is as real and material as the warmth given up by a glass of brandy."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Comfort)

"Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, luxury and ease for millions."
- William Allen White
(Related: Advertising, America, Comfort, Luxury)

"Let us, therefore, not be weary of well-doing; for we shall reap an eternal harvest of comfort, if we faint not."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Comfort, Harvest)

"I felt pretty comfortable with Westerns, apart from the fact I couldn't ride."
- Richard Widmark
(Related: Fact, Pretty)

"I feel a lot more comfortable being me these days. I'm constantly told that my work is good. A lot of fans and a lot of other artists say my songs and albums mean a lot to them. Isn't that what's important?"
- Lucinda Williams
(Related: Work, Artists, Being, Fans, Songs)

"I have to go on being a priest and bishop, that is, to celebrate God and what God has done in Jesus, and to offer in God's name whatever I can discern of God's perspective on the world around - something which involves both challenge and comfort."
- Rowan Williams
(Related: God, Being, Challenge, Comfort, Name, Perspective, World)

"I define success as being comfortable with yourself and your life. And that is about as good as it gets, really."
- Treat Williams
(Related: Success, Life, Being)

"In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: Work, Comfort, Danger, Direction, Hard work, Resolution, Will)

"I love to cook comfort food. I'll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice. The ritual of it is fun for me, and the creativity of it."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Love, Food, Creativity, Comfort, Fish, Fun, Ritual)

"It is very comforting to believe that leaders who do terrible things are, in fact, mad. That way, all we have to do is make sure we don't put psychotics in high places and we've got the problem solved."
- Tom Wolfe
(Related: Fact, Leaders)

"I had a woman breakdown and cry when she met me which was difficult to deal with because immediately when someone starts to cry, you want to comfort them, you know, "Poor thing." I comforted her. I tried to make her feel better."
- Elijah Wood
(Related: Comfort, Want, Woman)

"I have written things that Republicans and Democrats and all kinds of figures have either hated or felt very uncomfortable about. Because in doing these long projects and books, you get close to the bone. And they're not calling me up and asking me for dinner."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Books, Democrats, Projects, Republicans)

"So I was asked to do horror film after horror film, a series of about five, after that, and some of those were a little too gruesome. I wasn't too comfortable all the time in those. I didn't really care for them."
- Fay Wray
(Related: Time, Care, Film, Horror)

"Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Architecture, Comfort, Sense, Simplicity)

"The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Beauty, Comfort, May)

"When I'm singing I try not be a singer with a capital S. I just try to get it out so I feel comfortable with it."
- Robert Wyatt
(Related: Singing)

"I work so much. If I don't get all the comforts, I will turn mad."
- Lalu Prasad Yadav
(Related: Work, Will)

"I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Men, Wife, Comfort, Desire)

"A relationship is lovely if you're happy, comfortable in it and you really like the person. I can think of nothing better. But there's nothing worse than having a relationship in which you feel no interest."
- Susannah York
(Related: Interest, Nothing)

"Hold me in your arms, lava lamp! Let me seek magma comfort and peace in the warmth of your kryptonite embrace."
- Isabel Yosito
(Related: Peace, Comfort)

"It's never been bad or ridiculous. I know who I am and what I've done, and I'm really comfortable with myself."
- Tina Yothers
"I wrote my thesis on the benefits of war and very near got thrown out of college. But I can show you where the greatest advancement of mankind comes under stress and strain, not comfort."
- Don Young
(Related: War, Benefits, College, Comfort, Mankind, Stress)

"Sometimes that mantle is hard to adjust to wearing but we are at a stage that we are comfortable with it and we recognize how we are perceived and how the real core individual that each one of us has apart from the facade that the public believes that we are."
- James Young
(Related: Public)

"But, there was a time when we all had a great thing going but one person just became very uncomfortable with it and he had to try to change it around to suit him more and then it suited no one else but him."
- James Young
(Related: Change, Time)

"I'm just not comfortable with that society stuff. I mean, we were just invited to the White House, but my husband won't take me because he knows I don't want to go."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: Society, Husband, Want)

"Explosions are not comfortable."
- Yevgeny Zamyatin
"We will have close to 3 months of rehearsals to learn about 30 songs. Frank usually rehearsed a band for at least 3 months. If it took him that long to be comfortable we probably would need double the amount, but It's just not financially possible to do so."
- Dweezil Zappa
(Related: Months, Songs, Will)

"Let us hope that for many it does mean the end of trouble so far as earning a livelihood is concerned, that it means happy and comfortable home living honestly earned. But there are other troubles ahead for her, and plenty of hard work."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Home, Work, Hope, End, Hard work, Living, Trouble)

"Meyer and I have a bit in common because we're both left-handed. I think it's great that he seeks out that advice because he's not too cool or too uncomfortable to ask for it."
- Barry Zito
(Related: Advice)

"People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people - and that social norm is just something that has evolved over time."
- Mark Zuckerberg
(Related: Time, People, Information, Sharing)