38 Best Rest Quotes That Will Help You Relax And Re-energize

Rest

A good laugh and a good sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book. This is a most true saying because our bodies need to rest as a routine.

Sometimes we overwork ourselves trying to achieve our goals. This happens especially when we have deadlines to meet or after we have procrastinated on a huge amount work.

We try to use up the remaining time to try to complete it in the little time remaining. Sometimes we may spend the whole day working or even pull all-nighters to utilize any minute we can.

It's okay to put in some extra hours to complete work, but our bodies are not able to function properly if we keep doing it. We will be physically and mentally able to do it only occasionally but not on a regular basis.

Some people tend to be workaholics and they want to spend every breathing minute working on something. It's also okay to work hard to achieve something, only as long as there is enough resting time.

Your body, mind, and spirit need some rest after working hard. A good night's sleep at the end of the day is a great way to rest and wake up refreshed.

You could also take a vacation after a prolonged period of working hard on achieving your goals. It's not only good for you because you will rest, but also a way of appreciating all your efforts and hard work.

Resting helps you relax and re-energize. It also lowers your stress levels, boosts your mental health, gives you a healthier immune system, improves your mood, betters your metabolism, and increases your concentration.

Here are some rest quotes that will encourage you to rest more. Resting is a healthy form of self-care that helps you achieve better results in the end.

Rest Quotes

God is always in control. Don’t worry about the things you can’t control. Focus on what you can, and God will care for the rest.

God is always in control. Don’t worry about the things you can’t control. Focus on what you can, and God will care for the rest.

Sometimes God lets you be in a situation that only He can fix so that you can see that He is the One who fixes it. Rest. He’s got it.

Sometimes God lets you be in a situation that only He can fix so that you can see that He is the One who fixes it. Rest. He’s got it.

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Every providence is God’s will; whatever happens, meet God in it in humble worship. Every precept is God’s will; meet God in it with loving obedience. Every promise is God’s will; meet God in it with full trust. A life in the will of God is rest and strength and blessing. [. . .] The will of God must first live in us, if it is to be done by us.

Every providence is God’s will; whatever happens, meet God in it in humble worship. Every precept is God’s will; meet God in it with loving obedience. Every promise is God’s will; meet God in it with full trust. A life in the will of God is rest and strength and blessing. [. . .]

The will of God must first live in us, if it is to be done by us.

And now I may dismiss my heroine to the sleepless couch, which is the true heroine's portion - to a pillow strewed with thorns and wet with tears. And lucky may she think herself, if she get another good night's rest in the course of the next three months.

And now I may dismiss my heroine to the sleepless couch, which is the true heroine’s portion – to a pillow strewed with thorns and wet with tears. And lucky may she think herself, if she get another good night’s rest in the course of the next three months.

Evil isn't prejudiced. It doesn't care what you look like; it just wants a place to rest. It's up to you whether you give it that place.

Evil isn’t prejudiced. It doesn’t care what you look like; it just wants a place to rest. It’s up to you whether you give it that place.

A good writer knew when not to write. Anybody could type. Not that I was a good typist; also I couldn't spell and I didn't know grammar. But I knew when not to write. It was like fucking. You had to rest the godhead now and then.

A good writer knew when not to write. Anybody could type. Not that I was a good typist; also I couldn’t spell and I didn’t know grammar. But I knew when not to write. It was like fucking. You had to rest the godhead now and then.

When the world careens out of control, we can rest in the fact that God spun this world with a simple word. Matter from emptiness. Beauty from void. Community from chaos.

When the world careens out of control, we can rest in the fact that God spun this world with a simple word. Matter from emptiness. Beauty from void. Community from chaos.

And then I was asleep. That deep, can-still-taste-her-in-my-mouth sleep, that sleep that is not particularly restful but is difficult to wake from all the same.

And then I was asleep. That deep, can-still-taste-her-in-my-mouth sleep, that sleep that is not particularly restful but is difficult to wake from all the same.

Many things that human words have upset are set at rest again by the silence of animals. Animals move through the world like a caravan of silence. A whole world, that of nature and that of animals, is filled with silence. Nature and animals seem like protuberances of silence. The silence of animals and the silence of nature would not be so great and noble if it were merely a failure of language to materialize. Silence has been entrusted to the animals and to nature as something created for its own sake.

Many things that human words have upset are set at rest again by the silence of animals. Animals move through the world like a caravan of silence. A whole world, that of nature and that of animals, is filled with silence. Nature and animals seem like protuberances of silence. The silence of animals and the silence of nature would not be so great and noble if it were merely a failure of language to materialize. Silence has been entrusted to the animals and to nature as something created for its own sake.

My love, there is nothing more relaxing and peaceful than the silence of the early mornings. Rise and enjoy nature! Good Morning!

My love, there is nothing more relaxing and peaceful than the silence of the early mornings. Rise and enjoy nature! Good Morning!

The apartment was built at the edge of a high cliff so that when you looked out the back window it seemed as if you were twelve floors up instead of four. It was very much like living on the edge of the world - a last resting place before the final big drop.

The apartment was built at the edge of a high cliff so that when you looked out the back window it seemed as if you were twelve floors up instead of four. It was very much like living on the edge of the world – a last resting place before the final big drop.

I can rest in the fact that God is in control. Which means I can face things that are out of my control and not act out of control.

I can rest in the fact that God is in control. Which means I can face things that are out of my control and not act out of control.

A driver must know when to pullover. Even if there is a delivery to make, a power nap is in order but not in the sleeper berth if there is work to be done.

A driver must know when to pullover. Even if there is a delivery to make, a power nap is in order but not in the sleeper berth if there is work to be done.

When your body begins to enter and remain in a state of relaxation and rest, it is no longer in a state where it consumes resources but in a state where it can regenerate itself, even without sleep.

When your body begins to enter and remain in a state of relaxation and rest, it is no longer in a state where it consumes resources but in a state where it can regenerate itself, even without sleep.

I won't take a real nap. I have this halfway place, a rest stop on the road to sleep, where I can stay for hours. I don't even need to close my eyes, just stay safe under the covers and breathe.

I won’t take a real nap. I have this halfway place, a rest stop on the road to sleep, where I can stay for hours. I don’t even need to close my eyes, just stay safe under the covers and breathe.

So often we say, ‘You need to sleep when your baby sleeps’ but that’s never the case. When your baby is sleeping, you’re trying to get everything else done.

So often we say, ‘You need to sleep when your baby sleeps’ but that’s never the case. When your baby is sleeping, you’re trying to get everything else done.

I would never sleep. I knew that. Not with my blood ringing in my ears, and my heart beating an angry staccato rhythm in my chest. I would never relax.

I would never sleep. I knew that. Not with my blood ringing in my ears, and my heart beating an angry staccato rhythm in my chest. I would never relax.

Right now, our model is the culture of exhaustion. We need to be exhausted before we can fall asleep, so we keep pushing and pushing ourselves. But if a society can't rest, how can it sleep?

Right now, our model is the culture of exhaustion. We need to be exhausted before we can fall asleep, so we keep pushing and pushing ourselves. But if a society can’t rest, how can it sleep?

There was no social ritual to indicate that I had undergone a major life event. No forty days of rest as after childbirth, no forty days of mourning after death. There was no symbolic act of closure. Like the divorce, the absence of closure would be a unique cross for me to bear.

There was no social ritual to indicate that I had undergone a major life event. No forty days of rest as after childbirth, no forty days of mourning after death. There was no symbolic act of closure. Like the divorce, the absence of closure would be a unique cross for me to bear.

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