Quotes: comfortable

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  • Aidan Quinn
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    I like the level of fame that I have. You get nice tables in restaurants sometimes, but fame isn't something that I find comfortable.
  • Aaliyah
    Aaliyah
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    I see myself as sexy. If you are comfortable with it, it can be very classy and appealing.
  • Adam Sandler
    Adam Sandler
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    I'm not comfortable being around too many people. I don't like being out in public too much. I don't like going to bars. I don't like doing celebrity stuff. So most of the characters I play are people who don't always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
    John Kenneth Galbraith
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    In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong.
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G. Wells
    British-born American author 1866-1946
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    In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    In politics, as on the sickbed, people toss from side to side, thinking they will be more comfortable.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults! Now we are taught from infancy that we must rise or fall upon our own merits; that vigilance wins success, and incapacity means ruin.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    Insurance: An ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite.
  • Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Russian Novelist 1918-2008
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    It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.
  • Barbara Walters
    Barbara Walters
    American journalist and author 1929-
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    It's a fact that it is much more comfortable to be in the position of the person who has been offended than to be the unfortunate cause of it.
  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
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    It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
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    Life is an incurable condition: the only known treatment is to try to keep the patient comfortable.
  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
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    No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or distressed the comfortable. [On Eleanor Roosevelt]