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restlessness Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about restlessness
  1. #1
    “I was a gospel singer for a while,” The Misfit said. “I been most everything. Been in the arm service both land and sea, at home and abroad, been twict married, been an undertaker, been with the railroads, plowed Mother Earth, been in a tornado, seen a man burnt alive oncet…”
  2. #2
    “It disquieted me at first but it’s against etiquette to notice when one of us dies. I distracted myself with some groaning.”
  3. #3
    “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”
  4. #4
    “To cultivate love, or whole-soul-fulness, we must resist the temptation to be upwardly mobile, to be always on the move, to pull up our roots and fly to the mythic kingdom of Elsewhere.”
  5. #5
    “He was full of the restless, dissatisfied energy that always seemed to move into his heart after he visited home these days. It had something to do with the knowledge that his parents’ house wasn’t truly home anymore — if it had ever been — and something to do with the realization that they hadn’t changed; he had.”
  6. #6
    “I have not a care of my own, but I am more restless than if I had.”
  7. #7
    “Feeling motivated and energized, we can overcome almost anything. Feeling bored and restless, our minds shut off and we become increasingly passive.”