"Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment."
"When theater becomes a soothing middle-class thing, when it's packaged as the Night Out, then that's the death of it."
"It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself."
"There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting."
"I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed."
"The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more."