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discomfort Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about discomfort
  1. #1
    “Hobbits do not like heights, and do not sleep upstairs, even when they have any stairs.”
  2. #2
    “Look again, and see what will naturally follow if the prisoners are released and disabused of their error. At first, when any of them is liberated and compelled suddenly to stand up and turn his neck round and walk and look towards the light, he will suffer sharp pains; the glare will distress him, and he will be unable to see the realities of which in his former state he had seen the shadows; and then conceive some one saying to him, that what he saw before was an illusion, but that now, when he is approaching nearer to being and his eye is turned towards more real existence, he has a clearer vision,—what will be his reply?”
  3. #3
    “Because of this new feeling within him, he ofttimes elected discomfort and pain for the sake of his god. ”
  4. #4
    “But God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn’t come through.”
  5. #5
    “I felt like I had sucked the air out of a giant balloon, like my brain wasn’t getting enough oxygen.”
  6. #6
    ″We might think, as we become more open, that it’s going to take bigger catastrophes for us to reach our limit. The interesting thing is that, as we open more and more, it’s the big ones that immediately wake us up and the little things that catch us off guard. However, no matter what the size, color, or shape is, the point is still to lean toward the discomfort of life and see it clearly rather than to protect ourselves from it.″
  7. #7
    “No more crying. It’s all wetness and no comfort at all.”
  8. #8
    “Many nights I drifted off to sleep to his rumbling voice reading from a book of battle strategy. And despite myself, despite what he’d done and what he was, I came to love him. It’s just not a comfortable kind of love.”
  9. #9
    “Like any good school, learning from failure isn’t free. The tuition is paid in discomfort or loss and having to start over.”
  10. #10
    “Dear Die-ary, there’s nothing terribly wrong with feeling lost, so long as that feeling precedes some plan on your part to actually do something about it. Too often a person grows complacent with their disillusionment, perpetually wearing their ‘discomfort’ like a favorite shirt. I can’t say I’m very pleased with where my life is just now... but I can’t help but look forward to where it’s going.”