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Quiet Quotes

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Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Only through experiences of trial and suffering
can the soul be strengthened,
vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
- Helen Keller

 

Never "for the sake of peace and quiet"
deny your own experience or convictions.
- Dag Hammarskjold

If we will be quiet and ready enough,
we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank

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Take some time in a quiet place to contemplate
the balance between being of service -
both to this generation and to generations yet unborn -
and renewing your vitality with play and celebration.
Without play, one becomes old and dry.
Without service, life becomes meaningless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My quiet voice speaks the loudest.
- Richard Carlson

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

Parents are not interested in justice,
they're interested in peace and quiet.
- Bill Cosby

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
- Henry David Thoreau

Every time I have some moment on a seashore,
or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest,
I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.
- Bill Bradley

Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- Jim Morrison

Finding some quiet time in your life,
I think, is hugely important.
- Mariel Hemingway

I was a quiet teenager, introverted,
full of angst.
- Nigella Lawson

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life
stimulates the creative mind.
- Albert Einstein

I prefer to live in the country where it's quiet.
Woody Allen movies there are dubbed into Italian.
- Patricia Highsmith

Kurt and I weren't the closest of friends,
but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death.
For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child.
- Layne Staley

It was all so far away - there was quiet and an untouched
feel to the country and I could work as I pleased.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

I've travelled around the UK a lot recently and have
discovered that I really like trains.
If you're in the quiet carriage, nobody can get hold
of you and you can relax.
- Honor Blackman

Try to arrange things so that you can have a reasonable bit of quiet every day.
- Evelyn Underhill

I was one of those dark, quiet kids that wrote poetry.
- Rick Springfield

In reading, a lonely quiet concert is given to our minds;
all our mental faculties will be present in this symphonic exaltation.
- Stephane Mallarme

We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily.
We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet.
- William O. Douglas

I prefer to remake flops.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was a remake of a flop,
and The Quiet American is a remake of a flop.
- Michael Caine

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life,
for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
- Bertrand Russell

I kept quiet for eight years.
I did not want to hurt the church.
- Jessica Hahn

There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude,
and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

My first two records were more energetic;
Phantom Moon is subtle,
quiet; so these various reactions are just something I expected.
- Duncan Sheik

I sometimes suspect that half our difficulties are
imaginary and that if we kept quiet about them they would disappear.
- Robert Lynd

Musicians want to be the loud voice for so many quiet hearts.
- Billy Joel

A quiet mind cureth all.
- Robert Burton

My voice had a long, nonstop career.
It deserves to be put to bed with quiet and dignity,
not yanked out every once in a while to see if it can
still do what it used to do.
It can't.
- Beverly Sills

It is time for dead languages to be quiet.
- Natalie Clifford Barney

If you were to look back at me as a school kid you'd
see a very quiet little church mouse kind of character.
- Johnny Rotten

I don't know what impression you might have of the way I live.
I live in a quiet place.
I do not live as a hermit, though other people would prefer it if I did.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time,
no quiet, no inclination.
- James Joyce

Be quiet, or my wife will take away your first born
and make him or her work in one of her sweatshops!
- Marc Anthony

When you know something in your heart,
you better not be quiet about it.
You better speak out about it.
- Zach Wamp

The quiet rhythmic monotone of the wall of logs fills
one with the rustic peace of a secluded nook in the woods.
- Gustav Stickley

I write music just for me.
I'm certainly not good enough to do it on any kind
of a level but I enjoy that time because it's quiet.
- Alex O'Loughlin

In quiet places, reason abounds.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

If I feel strongly, I say it.
I know I can do more good by being vocal than by staying quiet.
I'd have a whole lot more money if I lied,
but I wouldn't enjoy spending it.
- Martina Navratilova

I love that quiet time when nobody's up and the animals are all happy to see me.
- Olivia Newton-John

I live a very quiet life, although I'm very urban and a diehard New Yorker.
- Armand Assante

A consensus politician is someone who does something
that he doesn't believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it.
- John Major

Woody Allen sets are very quiet.
Extraordinary sense of power from a man who doesn't
do anything except just stand there.
- F. Murray Abraham

Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man.
- Iain Duncan Smith

I'm actually a very quiet person off the golf course.
I talk 150 miles per hour when I'm at the course,
but when in private I very seldom ever open my mouth.
- Lee Trevino

I'm real excited.
I'm so blessed to have so much peace and joy inside.
I just can't keep quiet about it.
- Brian Welch

In this world without quiet corners,
there can be no easy escapes from history,
from hullabaloo, from terrible, unquiet fuss.
- Salman Rushdie

Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye.
- Austin O'Malley

The thing about democracy, beloveds,
is that it is not neat,
orderly, or quiet.
It requires a certain relish for confusion.
- Molly Ivins

In my circle of friends, I've always been loud and funny and talkative.
But as soon as I step out of that circle,
I get very quiet and introspective.
I don't want the spotlight on me.
- Rosie Perez

I'm quiet, and I don't enjoy watching horror flicks,
so am I like Zeke? No way.
- Josh Hartnett

God is much in the difficult home problems as in the
times of quiet and prayer.
- Evelyn Underhill

Every man needs two women: a quiet home-maker,
and a thrilling nymph.
- Iris Murdoch

One night some short weeks ago, for the first time
in her not always happy life,
Marilyn Monroe's soul sat down alone to a quiet supper
from which it did not rise.
- Clifford Odets

O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest,
let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast.
- Anne Boleyn

The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions.
It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.
- Ezra Pound

Art, after all, is traditionally displayed against vacancies:
paintings on dun walls,
sculptures in empty spaces, music in quiet halls.
- John Hart

Anything for a quiet life.
- Thomas Middleton

An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.
- Walter Bagehot

All quiet along the Potomac.
- George B. McClellan

I own property in a quiet little town of Pennsylvania.
- Davy Jones

If you're quiet, you're not living.
You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively.
- Mel Brooks

Sometimes we drop in and do an acoustic set somewhere,
and that's really fun to take all these insanely loud songs,
and to do them quiet.
It's really a sight to see...
or to hear!
- Michael McKean

A women knows how to keep quiet when she is in the right,
whereas a man, when he is in the right,
will keep on talking.
- Malcolm De Chazal

You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation
that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read
about it the next morning in the newspaper.
- Arthur Golden


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