The Deftmenes are mad and the Dumii are sane, thought Snibril, and that's just the same as being mad except that it's quieter. - Terry Pratchett
Girls at war opt for a quieter cruelty than fistfights and drive-by shootings. Girls circumvent the corporeal and go straight for each other's souls. The bleeding is harder to stanch. - Jillian Lauren
Nowhere can a man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
The quieter the mind the louder the soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In my mind, Martha, you are buried in cement right up to your neck. No… right up to your nose… that’s much quieter. - Edward Albee
I think there are writers who take a quieter approach to their work — one that is just about respectfully showing up for your vocation day after day, steadily doing your best, and letting go of the results. Not going to war against anyone else, or against their talents, or against themselves. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Fine. The next time that my life is destroyed, I'll try to express my distress in a quieter fashion, far away from your tender sensibilities. - Colleen Houck Ren
What is happening to me happens to all fruits that grow ripe. It is the honey in my veins that makes my blood thicker, and my soul quieter. - Friedrich Nietzsche