"The music helped me focus, there were no words, but the instruments and the melody were uplifting, yet relaxing."
Catherine Pulsifer, from Yanni at the Acropolis
"Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax."
"The time to relax is when you don't have time for it."
Sydney J. Harris
"The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on."
"Rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother."
"Show me a worrying person and I will show you a person who does not know how to relax."
Albert E. Cliffe
"No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive."
Dr. Joyce Brothers
"Work is man's most natural form of relaxation."
Dagobert D. Runes
"He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate."
Henry David Thoreau
"Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop."
"Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow."
"Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself, a knowledge which can only be acquired by occasional retirement."
Johann Georg von Zimmermann
"Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen."
Leonardo Da Vinci
"The mind should be allowed some relaxation, that it may return to its work all the better for the rest."
"When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere."
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"Relaxation means releasing all concern and tension and letting the natural order of life flow through one's being."
"Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer."
William S. Burroughs
"Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important."
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."