What am I to do on this earth? The choice rests with me: suffer or enjoy. Whither will suffering lead me? To nothingness; but I shall have suffered. Whither will enjoyment lead me? To nothingness; but I shall have enjoyed myself. - Victor Hugo
We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves. - Francis J. Braceland
For the eye has this strange property: it rests only on beauty. - Virginia Woolf
The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place - Carl Jung
Within you exists the same power that rests with the Universe, for you are not separate from the source you pray to. - Pooja Ruprell
The true sign of a robust and mature life rests in how many times that life has been knocked down, for to be incessantly knocked down and yet find oneself still standing means that someone had the resolve to get up that many times plus one. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.
When the five senses and the mind are still, and the reasoning intellect rests in silence, then begins the highest path. This calm steadiness of the senses is called yoga. Then one should become watchful, because yoga comes and goes.
People will ask you the question 'how is life treating you?' But my question is 'how are you treating life?' On that your happiness rests - Rasheed Ogunlaru
True faith rests upon the character of God and asks no further proof than the moral perfections of the One who cannot lie. - A.W. Tozer
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. - Lin Yutang
The challenge is never based on the size of the obstacle that stands before me. Rather, it is dictated by the degree of faith that rests within me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The fault lies with us, and only us. It's not fate, not genetics, not bad luck, and it's definitely not Mom and Dad. Ultimately it's us and our choices...but the most powerful spectacular thing is that the solution rests with us as well. - Louise Penny
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. - Carl Jung
Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be blest: The soul, uneasy and confin'd from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come. - Alexander Pope
A peacock who rests on its feathers is just another turkey.
In the realm of ideas, everything depends on enthusiasm. ... In the real world, all rests on perseverance. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The process of creating new, democratic organs of government power is beginning, and, as never before, the greatest responsibility rests with the broadcast media.
Between two groups of men that want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds I see no remedy except force... It seems to me that every society rests on the death of men. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
At the center of a man's purpose rests the hunger for competition, war, chaos, and calmness. You take it away, there is nothing but a self-reflection of stagnation for him. - Lionel Suggs
I simply can’t look into the heavens on a crisp starry night and somehow bring myself to believe that the gaping expanse that engulfs the whole of me is the product of chance happenstance. And neither can I believe that the gaping expanse that rests within me is anything less. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I love to chase my shadow to feel how it rests in the dark. - Munia Khan
The President and the Congress are all very well in their way. They can say what they think they think, but it rests with the Supreme Court to decide what they have really thought. - Theodore Roosevelt
No matter how fast weapons and technology evolve in the 21st century, one thing remains constant is that war is a human endeavor, a grueling contest between two learning and adaptive forces. Victory, therefore rests on how smart, how tough, and how dedicated our boots on the ground. - Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono
Peace is achieved when our conscience rests in the fact that we’ve engaged in ‘right’ living, verses believing that living is a ‘right. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In the joy of others lies our own,In the progress of others rests our own,In the good of others abides our own,Know this to be the key to peace and happiness - Pramukh Swami Maharaj
We know that the world is not resting on the horn of a bull; we also know that it rests on the horn of lies! - Mehmet Murat ildan
One never learns by success. Success is the plateau that one rests upon to take breath and look down from upon the straight and difficult path, but one does not climb upon a plateau.
The power to accomplish the life of your dreams rests with none other than you. Whatever holds you back is also within you. - Pooja Ruprell
Humility rests upon the shores of your sorrows and blossoms upon the mountain of your faith - Jeremy Aldana
Anticipating death and calling it gain, Christians are evangelists of the grotesque. The very hope of the Gospel rests directly upon our ability to imagine a world in which suffering serves as the soil from which resurrection springs. - Ben Palpant
So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination. - J. B. S. Haldane
The tongue never rests. It speaks even when we sleep. It speaks through the mind even when the mouth keeps shut - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Explanation is where the mind rests. - David Hume
He shrugged, "...my conscience rests easiest if I do only what I see as best in the moment... - Anihyr Moonstar
The problem with most people who say they believe, however, is that said belief is only a thin layer of solid ice which rests over a vast ocean that is likewise deep with non-solid disbelief. - Stephen Richards
Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - a thing which can never be demonstrated
For whether a place is a heaven or a hell rests in yourself, and those who go with courage may find themselves in paradise. - Eva Ibbotson