Relief Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old relief quotes, relief sayings, and relief proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.     

Tony Robbins

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.     

Charlie Chaplin

For fast-acting relief try slowing down.     

Lily Tomlin

And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.     

Marcus Aurelius

It's a relief to finally do it and get it over with.     

Candace Parker

Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.     

Howard Thurman

To find relief in what has been, we must make ourselves eternal.     

Violette Leduc

Relief loosens tongues beyond measure.     

Stephen King

It's a good idea always to do something relaxing prior to making an important decision in your life.     

Paulo Coelho

When you taste super-success after tasting super-failure, there is huge relief.     

Akshay Kumar

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.     

Bertrand Russell

Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle.     

Bill Phillips

There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.     

Willa Cather

Remember that stress doesn't come from what's going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what's going on in your life.     

Andrew J. Bernstein

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.     


It is some relief to weep; grief is satisfied and carried off by tears.     


Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finding relief in your problem is fine, but it will not cure the problem.     

Henry R Brandt

For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.     

Lily Tomlin

Perhaps all pleasure is only relief.     

William S. Burroughs

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.     


Give your stress wings and let it fly away.     

Terri Guillemets

There is a great relief in experiencing the worst vicariously.     

Fiona Shaw

If you want relief from pain just strive to touch more of every part of life.     

Bryant McGill

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.     

William James

If there is to be no loss whatever of dignity or self-respect in getting and staying on relief, then there can be no gain in dignity or self-respect in makings some sacrifices to keep off.     

Henry Hazlitt

Try a little harder to be a little better.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

There's nothing like reading about a world that feels dead to throw your own beautiful, colorful life into sharp relief.     

Ally Condie

Don't give up when dark times come. The more storms you face in life, the stronger you'll be. Hold on. Your greater is coming.     

Germany Kent

The relief that is afforded to mere want, as want, tends to increase that want.     

Richard Whately