I prefer rogues to imbeciles because they sometimes take a rest.
Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)
Source: The Three Musketeers, Count of Monte Cristo
Contributed by: Zaady
To rest, the cushion and soft dean invite, Who never mentions hell to ears polite.
Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)
Source: Moral Essays. Epistle iv. Line 149.
Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunello.
Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iv. Line 203.
In lazy apathy let stoics boast Their virtue fix'd: 't is fix'd as in a frost; Contracted all, retiring to the breast; But strength of mind is exercise, not rest.
Source: Essay on Man. Epistle ii. Line 101.
And hence one master-passion in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest.
Source: Essay on Man. Epistle ii. Line 131.
The distinctions separating the social classes are false; in the last analysis they rest on force.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
I want to know God's thoughts. . . . the rest are details.
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