Comfort: (satisfaction......... )

...[To] take something from yourself, to give to another, that is humane and gentle and never takes away as much comfort as it brings again. --- Thomas More

In the heating and air conditioning trade, the point on the thermostat in which neither heating nor cooling must operate is called 'The Comfort Zone.' It is also known as 'The Dead Zone.' --- Russell Bishop

Life is not made up of great sacrifices and duties but of little things: in which smiles and kindness given habitually are what win and preserve the heart and secure comfort. --- Sir Humphry Davy 1778

One must never lose time in vainly regretting the past nor in complaining about the changes which cause us discomfort, for change is the very essence of life. --- Anatole France 1844

The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort. --- Confucius 551BC

There are costs and risks to a program of action, but they are far less than the long range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. --- John F Kennedy 1917

There are risks and costs to a program of action, but they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction --- John F Kennedy 1917

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. --- Charles Kingsley 1819

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piese of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken away from man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way. --- Viktor Frankl

Whenever I have found that I have blundered or that my work has been imperfect, and when I have been contemptuously crticised and even when I have been overpraised, so that I have felt mortified, it has been my greatest comfort to say hundreds of times to myself that "I have worked as hard and as well as I could, and no man can do more than this." --- Charles Darwin 1809

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