Pastors are sent to utter the deep things of God for the conviction of sin, and for edification and comfort.t. b. joshua
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
The luxury of ostentation affords a much less substantial and solid gratification, than the luxury of comfort, if I may be allowed the expression.jean-baptiste say
Let us say in passing that since (philosophical) remedies are often worse than the malady, our age, in order to be cured of the Plato sickness, has swallowed such doses of a relativist, vaguely skeptical, lightly spiritualist and insipidly moralist medicine, that it is in the process of gently dying, in the small bed of its supposed democratic comfort.alain badiou
Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole.jesus christ
“We are able to breathe, drink, and eat in comfort because millions of organisms and hundreds of processes are operating to maintain a liveable environment, but we tend to take nature's services for granted because we don't pay money for most of them.”
Surely it is a matter of joy, that your faith in Jesus has been preserved; the Comforter that should relieve you is not far from you. But as you are a Christian, in the name of that Saviour, who was filled with bitterness and made druken with wormwood, I conjre you to have recourse in frequent prayer to 'his God and your God,' the God of mercies, and father of all comfort. Your poor father is, I hope, almost senseless of the calamity; the unconscious instrument of Divine Providence knows it not, and your mother is in heaven.Charles Lamb
I thought, shivering, that there are things that outweigh comfort, unless one is an old woman or a cat.ursula k. le guin
They drew near, and observing that they were very comfortable standing before the warm fire, they put on logs and, while thus keeping it alive, brought up other people to it, showing them by signs how much comfort they got from it. In that gathering of men, at a time when utterance of sound was purely individual, from daily habits they fixed upon articulate words just as these had happened to come; then, from indicating by name things in common use, the result was that in this chance way they began to talk, and thus originated conversation with one another.vitruvius
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.
The scholar who cherishes the love of comfort, is not fit to be deemed a scholar.confucius
Throughout human history, as our species has faced the frightening, terrorizing fact that we do not know who we are, or where we are going in this ocean of chaos, it has been the authorities the political, the religious, the educational authorities who attempted to comfort us by giving us order, rules, regulations, informing forming in our minds their view of reality. To think for yourself you must question authority and learn how to put yourself in a state of vulnerable open-mindedness, chaotic, confused vulnerability to inform yourself.
A kind and gentle heart he had,To comfort friends and foes;The naked every day he cladWhen he put on his clothes.Oliver Goldsmith
Dispose thyself to patience rather than to comfort, and to the bearing of the cross rather than to gladness.thomas à kempis
A sweet attractive kinde of grace,A full assurance given by lookes,Continuall comfort in a faceThe lineaments of Gospell bookes.mathew roydon
None are so inconsiderate as those who demand nothing of life other than their own personal comfort.marie von ebner-eschenbach
Not from without us, only from within, Comes or can ever come upon us light Whereby the soul keeps ever truth in sight. No truth, no strength, no comfort man may win, No grace for guidance, no release from sin, Save of his own soul's giving.algernon charles swinburne
But is there any comfort to be found? Man is in love and loves what vanishes, What more is there to say?William Butler Yeats
In the hour of my distress, when temptations me oppress, and when I my sins confess, Sweet Spirit, comfort me.Robert Herrick
Hell is no other but a soundlesse pit, Where no one beame of comfort peeps in it.Robert Herrick
The nation's honor is dearer than the nation's comfort; yes, than the nation's life itself.
I despise the kind of existence that clings to the miserly trifles of comfort and self-interest. I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate , when the flame that lighted the brightest movement of his life has weakened.
See Quran on Christianity comfort