33 Quotes About Restlessness


When there are a lot of things on your mind, it can be difficult to find a way to get some rest and let your body recover from the stress and mental burden. For some, restlessness can be attributed to a health condition or it can be due to other external distractions and influences. Here is a look at some of the best quotes about restlessness that capture this unwanted feeling for many.

“All of them had a restlessness in common.”

“And so I tell you, restless one, that no matter what happens, when things get dark, look to the light and keep moving forward in faith.”

“Apparently there’s this kind of songbird that thinks it dies every time the sun goes down. In the morning, when it wakes up, it’s totally shocked to still be alive—so it sings this really beautiful song.”

“As one becomes increasingly unsteady (restless), one increases entanglements.”

“But you, children of space, you restless in rest, you shall not be trapped nor tamed.”

“Do not turn me into restless waters if you cannot promise to be my stream.”

“Don’t accommodate complains in your chamber, else you have a sleepless and restless night. Keep them away and fall in love with actions for solution!”

“Dreams and restless thoughts came flowing to him from the river, from the twinkling stars at night, from the sun’s melting rays. Dreams and a restlessness of the soul came to him.”

“For my soul lies dormant, restless, waiting for that moment when shackles are cast aside and it is free to fly once more.”

“From that first moment of doubt, there was no peace for her; from the time she first imagined leaving her forest, she could not stand in one place without wanting to be somewhere else.”

“I am a person who is unhappy with things as they stand. We cannot accept the world as it is. Each day we should wake up foaming at the mouth because of the injustice of things.””

“I could be the drumbeat in your chest like madness before a storm swirling restlessly.”

“I could not help it: the restlessness was in my nature; it agitated me to pain sometimes.”

“I knew I’d never have another moment like this. Just a single place in time where everything had come together to breathe in harmony.”

“I suppose what I really am is restless. I want to go everywhere, see everything, do everything. I want to find something. Yes, that’s it, I want to find something.”

“I was feeling rational and restless, which is horrible for watching movies.”

“I won’t take a real nap. I have this halfway place, a rest stop on the road to sleep, where I can stay for hours. I don’t even need to close my eyes, just stay safe under the covers and breathe.”

“If a train is two minutes late in leaving, one will become impatient, ‘when will the train leave, when will it leave?’ This world is not worth getting impatient restless about.”

“In his face there came to be a brooding peace that is seen most often in the faces of the very sorrowful or the very wise.”

“It’s as if some bored ethereal being is fiddling with the remote control to his imagination, clicking channel after channel without finding anything to capture his interest for very long.”

“Knowledge that leads to restlessness (unsteadiness) is tremendous bondage.”

“My soul is impatient with itself, as with a bothersome child; its restlessness keeps growing and is forever the same.”

“Nothing can get spoiled as long the mind is steady, and when it becomes restless, it will spoil.”

“She would be trouble, this one; the fact that he was lying awake now was proof of that.”

“The creak of bed springs suffering under the weight of a restless man is as lonely a sound as I know.”

“The one who never repents shall be the one who never sleeps.”

“The world seems so meaningless when I am engulfed in the bliss of love and you tracing the evolution of the restless soul of eternal belonging on my face.”

“There are many types of marriage relationships and all of them can work, but none is sadder than the one that doesn’t represent peace in your heart.”

“There are times when a feeling of expectancy comes to me, as if something is there, beneath the surface of my understanding, waiting for me to grasp it.”

“There is never a restless night for the dark soul. They sleep well within a destiny sealed and accepted in trade for the spoils of the earth.”

“When you are lonely for a while don’t get restless, if you had born alone, you are going to die alone then for sometime you can certainly live alone.”

“Wild things have restless wings that too often need to fly.”

“You have to choose whether to go to a restless sleep or to stay awake and fight for a blissful night rest.”

There are many reasons that can cause symptoms of restlessness. Finding a way to track down the cause of your symptoms will help you to eventually achieve a good nights rest.

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