Famous quotes containing the word consoles:
“The only thing that ever consoles man for the stupid things he does is the praise he always gives himself for doing them.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)
“Have you never been moved by poor mens fidelity, the image of you they form in their simple minds? Why should you always talk of their envy, without understanding that what they ask of you is not so much your worldly goods, as something very hard to define, which they themselves can put no name to; yet at times it consoles their loneliness; a dream of splendor, of magnificence, a tawdry dream, a poor mans dreamand yet God blesses it!”
—Georges Bernanos (18881948)
“Father of mercies and the God of all consolation, who consoles us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to console those who are in any affliction with the consolation with which we ourselves are consoled by God.”
—Bible: New Testament, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4.