Quotes of weariness

  1. Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness – John Calvin
  2. When a middle -aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead, he is telling the literal truth. – Elmer Davis
  3. The greatest weariness comes from work not done. – Eric Hoffer
  4. It is a sign of contraction of the mind when it is content, or of weariness A spirited mind never stops within itself; it is always aspiring and going beyond its strength. – Michel de Montaigne
  5. Idealism that makes no distinction between areas where our national interest lies and those from which it is remote does no good for America. The weariness of the post -Versailles, post -Korea, post -Vietnam eras is never far from the national mood. – Dick Morris
  6. Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness of witherings, of tarnishings. – Anais Nin
  7. When you face the perils of weariness carelessness, and confusion, don't pray for an easier life. Pray instead to be a stronger man or woman of God. – Luis Palau
  8. Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him. – Blaise Pascal
  9. Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness – John Ruskin
  10. Hence the spiritual weariness of the conscientious mother- you're always finding out just one more vital tidbit. – Sonia Taitz

Usage examples for weariness

  1. He drew a breath of weariness – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  2. This is not the only time when the energy of children is in conflict with the weariness of men. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  3. When she went into training I could see Her purpose to wear down herself, forget In weariness of body, something lived. – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  4. " Yes," said Ned eagerly; and he forgot his weariness in the desire to know that which had been concealed from him. – The Rajah of Dah by George Manville Fenn
  5. It was only her weariness that made her so weak to- night! – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  6. Trirodov smiled and said sadly: She left life before the time had come for weariness to make its appearance. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  7. Mrs. Craven from her great knowledge, Rupert from his great weariness Margaret from her great love? – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole
  8. All things are full of weariness – Practical Ethics by William DeWitt Hyde
  9. Men got up to their work in the morning not as to a routine occupation in which they did the same things over and over again, until they were so tired that they could scarcely do them any more, and then came home to rest from fatigue in weariness of mind and of body. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  10. It only leaves him in moments of illness and weariness – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  11. He simply stood still and trembled, partly with fear and partly with weariness – The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer by Thornton W. Burgess
  12. At last, when she was faint from weariness she heard steps coming up the stairs, and her mother entered, followed by Mrs. Wheaton. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  13. He forgot his weariness and sat down before the fire to think of one known but a few brief hours. – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  14. Kurt saw a weariness a shade, in the gray lined face that had never been there before. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  15. " I wish you could," she mused with infinite weariness – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  16. Nothing told us, as we halted in our weariness that we had reached the Promised Land. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  17. One man, however, who was half dead with weariness had been left. – The Story of Norway by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  18. All were too tired to make an attack upon the whales that day, and after a good meal the watch was set, and those at liberty sought relief from their weariness in sleep, leaving the ship lying to and with the fires going sufficiently to enable the engineer to get up steam at a very short notice and take the ship out of danger if any came near. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  19. I don't know, said Leopold, with a sigh of weariness – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. I am not afraid of anything that may happen, and there is no weariness of thought. – The Child of the Dawn by Arthur Christopher Benson