Quotation Explorer - 'Quiet'

He sits, strong and blunt as a Celtic cross, Clearly used to silence and an armchair: Tonight the wife and children will be quiet At slammed door and smoker's cough in the hall. - Seamus Heaney
Why must some of us deliberate between brands of toothpaste while others deliberate between damp dirt and bone dust to quiet the fire of an empty stomach lining? - Barbara Kingsolver
There's no shame in enjoying the quiet life. - Daniel Radcliffe
When you’re in love you don’t have to do a damn thing. You can just be. You can just stay quiet in the world. You don’t have to move an inch. - Charles Baxter
There are some people that should stay quiet, because they understand. As there are those that should stay quiet, because they don't understand. Some things are better left unsaid or voiced. - Anthony Liccione
I turn off the radio, listen to the quiet. Which has its own, rich sound. Which I knew, but had forgotten. And it is good to remember. - Elizabeth Berg
Silence can symbolize many things; fear, anger, sadness, or shame. But one thing that silence cannot symbolize is happiness because silence is dark, silence is quiet, silence is everything happiness should not acquire. - Keysi
If God wanted the woods to be quiet, He would not have given birds songs to sing. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Mind can comprehend things only at its particular level of vibration. As the mind become calm and quiet it can see and understand deeper things. - Thomas Vazhakunnathu
To imbibe so much quiet is to become the music inside it. - Aditya Bhaskara
A wiry crewman named Kobis sat at the end of a couch, reading a book in the low light, clearly relishing the closest thing he ever found to peace and quiet - V.E. Schwab
Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action. - Peter F. Drucker
Every good writer I know needs to go into some deep, quiet place to do work that is fully imagined. And what the Internet brings is lots of vulgar data. It is the antithesis of the imagination. It leaves nothing to the imagination. - Jonathan Franzen
Quiet people have the loudest minds. - Stephen King
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things. - William Wordsworth
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. - Abraham Lincoln
True oneness is found in quiet meditation with nature. - Ambika Devi
Try to keep your soul always in peace and quiet, always ready for whatever our lord may wish to work in you. it is certainly a higher virtue of the soul, and a greater grace, to be able to enjoy the Lord in different times and different places than in only one. - Ignatius of Loyola
Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God's wise and fatherly disposal in every condition. - Jeremiah Burroughs
Good and quiet do not connote weakness. - Ogwo David Emenike
Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing. - Arundhati Roy
When God closes a door He does not always open a window. Sometimes He wants you to sit in the quiet darkness while He transforms your fear into trust. How long that takes, is often up to you! - William Branks
It is in the quiet that you gain perspective when you have to deal with the loud. - Todd Stocker
When your mind is quiet, when your mind is in silence, then the new arrives. - Samael Ann Weor
Ever since we’d found Wilson, his cousin’s calmness bothered me. I realized now I felt less unease with angry outbursts from grieving relatives, than I had with the slow, ticking time bomb of the quiet and collected.--Prepped for Kill, Marjorie Gardens Mystery Book 2 - A.E.H. Veenman
His was a quiet but persistent charisma. - H.W. Brands
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
There must be some atom of our life hidden here, lingering in this quiet somewhere. - Sonali Deraniyagala
I like the posture, but not the yoga. I like the inebriated morning, but not the opium. I like the flower but not the garden, the moment but not the dream. Quiet, my love. Be still. I am sleeping. - Roman Payne
In the Valley of healing dreams; beyond human imagination - there was a long quiet river. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
In the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. And when you leave, don't forget why you came... - Oksana Rus
Others inspire us, information feeds us, practice improves our performance, but we need quiet time to figure things out, to emerge with new discoveries, to unearth original answers. - Ester Buchholz
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow. - Mary Anne Radmacher
If the path set before her feet was to be narrow she knew that flowers of quiet happiness would bloom along it. The joy of sincere work and worthy aspiration and congenial friendship were to be hers; nothing could rob her of her birthright of fancy or her ideal world of dreams. - L. M. Montgomery
Led Zep played with light and shade, ear-splitting noise and echoing quiet. They could do it all. - Quinton Skinner
We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly. . . spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. - Helen Keller
This, then, was Jango Fett's greatest reward, right here, sitting with his son, his young replica, sharing quiet moments. - R.A. Salvatore
In life, you will find two things. The quiet beauty of Darkness, and the bright songs of Light. The choice is yours to decide which will be you, and which will be your shadow. - Taylor Chackowsky
All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit quiet in a room alone. - Blaise Pascal
I wither slowly in thine arms; here at the quiet limit of the world, a white hair'd shadow roaming like a dream. - Alfred Tennyson
have a mind so quiet, that you can hear doves whispering as they rest their wings in the rafters your silent sanctuary - Kate Mullane Robertson
Our inner wisdom is persistent, but quiet. It will always whisper, but it will never stop knocking at your door. - Vironika Tugaleva
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. - Napoleon Hill
There were millions of such families anxious only for peace and quiet in their own little nests. These were the mounting blocks by which the criminals climbed to power and kept it. - Simon Wiesenthal
Beneath the cacophony of sound generated by our world lies the quiet whisper of universal intelligence. Allow it to be heard... - Simon Boylan
[Freud] "sat in his quiet cozy study in Vienna, glad to be back. He said to Ernest Jones, America is a mistake, a gigantic mistake. Ragtime - E.L. Doctorow
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - like writing a poem, or saying a prayer. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. You need not even listen, simply wait, just learn to become quiet, still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. - Franz Kafka
Death was a quiet evil, unavoidable like the dark night and defenseless sleep and tearful sorrows. It had hunted her down and slithered close, wanting only to smother every last flicker of life."—from "My Aquarius - Richelle E. Goodrich
Speaking of happiness, those distinctive moments are found outdoors in the fall, in the winter and always in the mountains where people are few, wildlife is abundant and there is peace in the quiet. - Donna Lynn Hope
Praying about everything in our lives and keeping quiet can keep us out of a lot of trouble. - Amanda Penland
Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet.It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there -buried under the 50,000 thoughtsthe average person thinks every day - Deepak Chopra
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons. - Robertson Davies
Silence is peace, silence is quiet, silence is calming, silence is what you can be. - Jessica Kissner
There is one thing alonethat stands the brunt of life throughout its course:a quiet conscience. - Euripides
Be quick, be quiet, and be on time. - Clarence L "Kelly" Johnson
Tact is the knack of keeping quiet at the right time; of being so agreeable yourself that no one can be disagreeable to you; of making inferiority feel like equality. A tactful man can pull the stinger from a bee without getting stung. - George Horace Lorimer
It has never been easier to get books but never harder to find the quiet needed to study them. - John Mark Reynolds
Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others. - Charlotte Eriksson
I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him. - Mark Twain
How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this. - Lord Byron
It is the unknown that terrifies us in life, the unfamiliar and the unpredictable. People fear what they’re not sure of. What they cannot control. It’s The Old Dark House again. If we don’t know what’s in the dark and quiet place, we fill it with bogeymen and demons. - Dennis O'Donnell
Romance is like maintaining a car. If you do a good job of it, you will always have a dependable quiet ride. - T.R. Wallace
Soul, love, joy and natural beauty shines first from within. Make time for quiet reflective moments. Be still and know there is more than just Botox and pink martinis for women over 40. - Machel Shull
Here, in this quiet place we own, worlds are born. - Cassandra Wilson Run the Voodoo Down
The quiet wasn't so lonely if you listened to how much sound was hidden in silence. - Rae Mariz
A fool mistakes meekness for weakness and a quiet tongue for an idle mind. - R.A. Mathis
You know who I idolized? Mr. Rogers. Is there a market for the next Mr. Rogers? Because I'd love to do that. I'd much rather be quiet and important like him than live large and be some useless celebrity.
Do not believe that he who seeks to comfort you lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life has much difficulty... Were it otherwise he would never have been able to find those words. - Rainer Maria Rilke
I can no longer stay quiet in this world, I have a voice and I feel it reverberate off my internal walls, making its slow climb upward until its melody can be heard all around. - Elin Stebbins Waldal
I've got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts. - Bill Watterson
I'm not telling you to be quiet. I'm just saying that if you speak a little softer, we both might just hear what peace sounds like. - Noor Iskandar
So long as the deceit ran along quiet and monotonous, all of us let ourselves be deceived, abetting it unawares or maybe through cowardice... - William Faulkner
Mistake not. Those pleasures are not pleasures that trouble the quiet and tranquillity of thy life. - Jeremy Taylor
When a quiet man is moved to passion, it seems the very earth will shake. - Stephanie Barron
The 'magic' is the known and unknown quiet, spiritual, invisible thread which links and reveals harmonic elements to a universe of high vibrational sensory. And our beloved Bro. Maurice David knew it's undeniable creative power, from within. - T.F. Hodge
I thought I had nothing to be grateful for today, but then the universe became quiet a moment so I could hear my heart beat to the rhythm of my life. - Karen A. Baquiran
You want to be a writer, don't know how or when? Find a quiet place, use a humble pen. - Paul Simon
the most weird things about elders, they learned it on a quiet younger age & don't want us to. - Srinivas Shenoy
Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away. - Anaxagoras
I am being a minister of light and a destroyer of ignorance and I shall never keep quiet until this horrendous mountain is pulled down in my country, in the church of Christ and in my continent. - Sunday Adelaja
The best is the deep quiet in which I live and grow against the world, and harvest what they cannot take from me by fire and sword. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you don't know what to do next take the oath that will enhance your soul and erase your ego, & from the quiet space inside yourself, you will know what to do. - Nikki Rowe
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. - Helen Keller
I'm furious about the Women's Liberationists. They keep getting up on soapboxes and proclaiming that women are brighter than men. That's true, but it should be kept quiet or it ruins the whole racket.
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. - William Shakespeare
Listening is about being present, not just about being quiet. I meet others with the life I’ve lived, not just with my questions. - Krista Tippett
You can hear my dreams? God, you must never get any quiet. I'd be shooting myself in the head if I were you. - Jeaniene Frost
Each time, before you intercede, be quiet first, and worship God in His glory. Think of what He can do, and how He delights to hear the prayers of His redeemed people. Think of your place and privilege in Christ, and expect great things! - Andrew Murray
Quiet love is better than loud hate. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Poor or rich, black or white, quiet or naughty, mentally defective or sharp-witted, thin or fat, all children are great! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing. - John Keats
There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story. - Linda Hogan
The room was full with voices, loud music and beautiful people milling about everywhere. But all I noticed was her; beautiful, elegant and sitting alone in a quiet corner trying to remain unseen, to blend in, to become invisible, as if she actually thought such a thing were possible. - Tonny K. Brown
Quiet Days, they look at you, and you will become one with the holy river - nature forms a symbiotic relationship - absolute infinity, truly found, in harmonious caressing arms. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
It is the still, yellow kind of afternoon when one is apt to get stuck in a dream if one sits very quiet - Dodie Smith
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become toward the defects of others. - Francois de Fenelon
Sunset on the water ought to be a quiet and easy time, but I guess some people can't stand a little silence. - Carl Hiaasen
When many voices are speaking at once, listen to the one most quiet and gentle. That’s the one worth listening to. ~ Miranda* ~ - Miranda Linda Weisz
The only reason that people 'Choose' to go backwards is because they let their mind take control. Their mind points them in that direction because it's convenient. If we learn to quiet the mind the soul has a way of painting the bigger picture for taking the right action into growth. - Matthew Donnelly
Be open in everything with your partner, because where there is secrecy, it can mistakenly come off as being sneaky; where you just may be innocently quiet. - Anthony Liccione
The book and I secret ourselvesBehind the paneled door.We merge our thoughts in retrospectOf ancient mystic lore.We spend a pleasant quiet hour,Nor know it passed us by...The easy chair, the shaded lamp,A well-loved book and I. - Edna Moore Schultz
Think and keep quiet among those you don't trust. - Auliq Ice
Give 'em all the same grub and all the same pay/And the war would be over and done in a day." - All Quiet On The Western Front, Ch. 3 - Erich Maria Remarque
To be creative, first we must be generous. Then we must have a quiet, indomitable belief in our own worth. - Donna Goddard
Peace of mind is a perception of a calm and quiet mind. - Debasish Mridha
No jewels, save my eyes, do I own, but I have a rose which is even softer than my rosy lips. And a quiet youth said: 'There is nothing softer than your heart.' And I lowered my gaze... - Vladimir Nabokov
Trust your fears. When a quiet voice whispers, "you are being used", listen. Ignore your baser desires. - Michael R. Fletcher
From the windows, through the fur of snow, the landscape became more melancholy when the sun successfully brightened the quiet trees, unable to speak without their leaves. - Toni Morrison
Organized force alone enables the quiet and the weak to go about their business and to sleep securely in their beds, safe from the violent without or within. - Alfred Thayer Mahan
[Hobbits] love peace and quiet and a good tilled earth. - J.R.R. Tolkien
The world is quiet here. - Lemony Snicket
I could still feel the ghost of him hovering in the quiet, dark recess of my heart. It was as if he was just waiting for me to be lonely, or to let my guard down, so that he could surface and fill my mind again with thoughts of him. - Colleen Houck
Love never dies. It just fades to a quiet voice. But, It always remains ready to touch again in a more wondrous way. - Premchand Shetty
When you open your heart with a quiet mind love rushes in. - Genevieve Gerard
Who was I fooling, telling my heart to quiet its beautiful song so I could march in the parade of conformity? My biggest fool was me. - Vironika Tugaleva
I sometimes wake in the early morning & listen to the soft breathing of my child & I think to myself, this is one thing I will never regret & I carry that quiet with me all day long. - Brian Andreas
The first time I saw her,Everything in my head went quiet. - Neil Hilborn
There's nothing more exciting than science. You get all the fun of sitting still, being quiet, writing down numbers, paying attention. Science has it all.
I love you sounds best spoken in quiet acts of kindness. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I know myself know; and I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. - William Shakespeare
Nothing was so likely to do her good as a little quiet cheerfulness at home. - Jane Austen
What would life be like without Music and Art? Dull, quiet, and sad. - Andrea L'Artiste
How often do we talk just to fill up the quiet space? How often do we waste our breath talking about nonsense? - Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
It's early on a beautiful winter morning. The house is quiet. The sun is shining. I'm thankful. I'm happy. My cup runneth over. Now there's coffee everywhere. - Mindy Levy
We have lost all sense of other considerations, because they are artificial. Only the facts are real and important to us. And good boots are hard to come by." - All Quiet On The Western Front, Ch. 2 - Erich Maria Remarque
I love the deep quiet in which I live and grow against the world and harvest what they cannot take from me by fire or sword. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, "I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction". - Tryon Edwards
There are so many kinds of beauty-have you ever looked in a small hidden pool in a wood, Becky? It's full of beauty, but it's not in the least spectacular, only restful and quiet and never-endingly fascinating. - Betty Neels
People observe the colors of a day at its beginnings and ends, but to me it's quiet clear that a day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations, with each passing moment. - Markus Zusak
One of chief pieces of advice I give to aspiring rationalists is "Don't try to be clever." And, "Listen to those quiet, nagging doubts." If you don't know, you don't know what you don't know, you don't know how much you don't know, and you don't know how much you needed to know. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
I tend to be drawn to people who are similar. Very independent. And the ones who aren't, it doesn't work. It doesn't last. I’m drawn to quiet people certainly I am now. - Laura Marling
Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content, The quiet mind is richer than a crown... - Robert Greene
I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few know how many women there are in me. - Anaïs Nin
‎"But when I fell in love with black, it contained all color. It wasn’t a negation of color. It was an acceptance. Because black encompasses all colors. Black is the most aristocratic color of all.... You can be quiet and it contains the whole thing." Happy birthday to (1899-1988)! - Louise Nevelson
It is difficult to believe in the dreadful but quiet war lurking just below the serene facade of nature. - Charles Darwin
Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man. - Iain Duncan Smith
People lead lives of quiet desperation because they are unaware of the power they possess to reinvent their lives. - Dr. Asoka Jinadasa
It is a downright brilliant art to be ,successful quiet, in a bright noisy world. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak. - Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati
I will not keep quiet until a revolution is started to fight ignorance and superstitions in the church of the lord Jesus Christ and in the nation of my birth. - Sunday Adelaja
Past and Present I know well; each is a friend and sometimes an enemy to me. But it is the quiet, beckoning Future, an absolute stranger, with whom I have fallen madly in love. - Richelle E. Goodrich
God is changing the guard indeed in the body of Christ worldwide. This I cannot be quiet about! - Sunday Adelaja
Can you be alone without being lonely? Can you spend time by yourself without craving noise or company of other people? Have you discovered the glory of quiet time spent alone, time spent listening to your soul? Solitude brings with it gifts that come from nowhere else. - Steve Goodier
We need places to scream and run wild as well as places to be quiet. - Marty Rubin
Joy in the fall, winter, and always in the mountains where people are few, wildlife is abundant and there is peace in the quiet. - Donna Lynn Hope
Mindfulness is a quiet mind, an aware mind. Mindfulness itself is not about ‘arriving,’ but about being. - Jean Moreau, Abbey of Kervennec, France
From quiet homes and first beginning,Out to the undiscovered ends,There's nothing worth the wear of winning,But laughter and the love of friends. - Hilaire Belloc
And I remember quiet evenings trembling close to you... - Tom Waits
We hunger for quiet times; we find in them a womb to renew our strength. - Virginia Ann Froehle
By your side I’m most quiet and most unquiet, most inhibited and most free. - Franz Kafka
The all-victorious Christ is like a great rock in a weary land, to whose shelter we may flee in every time of sorrow or trial, finding quiet refuge and peace in him. - J.R. Miller
At night, when the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to their own, there come inspirations and capabilities impossible at any less magical and quiet hour. No one knows whether or not he is a writer unless he has tried writing at night. - H.P. Lovecraft
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow."
In the quiet moments, listen to your heart; where it wanders is where your truth lays. - Nikki Rowe
One of life's quiet excitements is to stand somewhat apart from yourself and watch yourself softly becoming the author of something beautiful, even if it is only falling ash. - Norman Maclean
You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race. - George Bernard Shaw
To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
You ask why I love you. For this: You are a minute of quiet in a loud shouting world. - Gabriel Gadfly
Surely there is something in the unruffled calm of nature that overawes our little anxieties and doubts; the sight of the deep-blue sky and the clustering stars above seems to impart a quiet to the mind. - Jonathan Edwards
Time has become quiet flexible inside the library. (This is true of most places with interesting books. Sit down to read for twenty minutes, and suddenly it's dark, with no clue as to where the hours have gone.) - Ellen Klages
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. - Franz Kafka
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timorous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence and gratify their malice by quiet neutrality. - Samuel Johnson
It's a dark, cool, quiet place. A basement in your soul. And that place can sometimes be dangerous to the human mind. I can open the door and enter that darkness, but I have to be very careful. I can find my story there. Then I bring that thing to the surface, into the real world. - Haruki Murakami
However much one lacks piety, the atmosphere in a graveyard encourages quiet reflection. - C. J. Sansom
Because Christ doesn’t scream to get our attention, we have to find places and times that are quiet. We can look for Him throughout the day in a smile or the sunlight through a cloud. He’s there in a baby’s face—every time in a baby’s face. - Toni Sorenson
We lie under the network of arching shells and live in a suspense of uncertainty. If a shot comes, we can duck, that is all; we neither know nor can determine where it will fall." - All Quiet On The Western Front, Ch. 6 - Erich Maria Remarque
One's character is set at an early age, son. The choices you make now will affect you for the rest of your life." He was quiet for a minute then dropped the curtain and said, "I hate to see you swim out so far you can't swim back. - Wendelin Van Draanen
I prize the soul that slumbers in a quiet eye. - Eliza Cook
it is (often) the quiet gesture which carries the most significance - the one which suddenly directs the symphony. - Mary Anne Radmacher
Quiet birds rob the universe of beautiful symphonies. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax. - Dianne Hales
When we are quiet and still we contract and settle. - Bryant McGill
...and you will hold me with your wondering eyes in the serenity of purest mind at the dreams edge of my quiet golden shores accompanied by the melodies of emerald blue rippling waves where I will always remain voicing harmony in the over the rainbow soothing memories of your heart... - Oksana Rus
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. - Henry David Thoreau
Live with a pure and open heart and mind. Quiet all the rest. Our biggest obstacle was always ourselves. Thoughts that come from a place of love: are never wrong. - Akiroq Brost
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry; But were we burdened with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain. - William Shakespeare
Sometimes it is the quiet observer who sees the most. - Kathryn L. Nelson
People who take time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. - Helen Keller
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
Courage doesn't always roar, sometimes it's the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering 'I will try again tomorrow - Mary Anne Radmacher
I wished a companion to lie near me in the starlight, silent and not moving, but ever within touch. For there is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect. - Robert Louis Stevenson
We are usually angered when someone insults us, until Divine Grace comes upon us. When we receive Grace, we no longer feel hurt when others insult us but remain quiet and peaceful, as though the insult was not directed at us at all. - Thaddeus of Vitovnica
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Stay low, stay quiet, keep it simple, don't expect too much, enjoy what you have. - Dean Koontz
It is quiet at home today. I got my wisdom tooth extracted. - Andy Paula
There's a strange sort of quiet when you're dying. It's as if you're in a glass room, and the walls keep getting thicker and thicker. - Gabrielle Zevin
On the path to truth, you can’t see many people; truth’s way is calm and quiet. Look around you, friend! Are there too many people on the path you walk? If there are, question your path! Get away from the crowds! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Sit and quiet yourself. Luxuriate in a certain memory and the details will come. Let the images flow. You'll be amazed at what will come out on paper. I'm still learning what it is about the past that I want to write. I don't worry about it. It will emerge. It will insist on being told. - Frank McCourt
In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue. - Cornelius Tacitus
At first cock-crow the ghosts must go Back to their quiet graves below. - Theodosia Garrison
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