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A region of repose it seems, A place of slumber and of dreams. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The repose of nations cannot be secure without arms. Armies cannot be maintained without pay, nor can the pay be produced without taxes. - Tacitus [Cornelius Tacitus]

Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

If water derives lucidity from stillness, how much more the faculties of the mind! The mind of the sage, being in repose, becomes the mirror of the universe, the speculum of all creation. - Chuang Tzu

A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man who does it needs a day's sustenance, a night's repose, and due leisure, whether he be a painter or ploughman. - George Bernard Shaw

Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Every mind has a choice between truth and repose. Take which you please you can never have both. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows. - Gaston Bachelard