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Quietly Quotes

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Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Related topics: Wisdom Stress Urgency Hurry Anger Inner-Peace Peace

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued,
is always just beyond your grasp,
but which, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.
The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over
and let the beautiful stuff out.
- Ray Bradbury

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

 

Do you have a plan for your life?
If not, allocate some time today to sit quietly
with pen and paper to begin writing your life plan -
what you want to accomplish with your life,
and what projects will support your goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process,
gradually changing opinions,
slowly eroding old barriers,
quietly building new structures.
- John F. Kennedy

Take a course in good water and air;
and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
- John Muir

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True love comes quietly,
without banners or flashing lights.
If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
- Erich Segal

I live quietly at home among my family and friends.
- Antonio Tabucchi

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
- Dion Boucicault

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're
playing by somebody else's rules,
while quietly playing by your own.
- Michael Korda

The important thing is to know how to take all things quietly.
- Michael Faraday

I owe the public a good performance,
the best I can give.
We really bust our chops on 'CHiPs' but when I go home and get a weekend off,
I want to spend it quietly, with my lady.
- Larry Wilcox

There is no end to the violations committed by children on children,
quietly talking alone.
- Elizabeth Bowen

Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time
it sneaks up and then quietly steals away.
- Doug Larson

The person who runs away exposes himself to that very
danger more than a person who sits quietly.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground,
seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.
- Henry Walter Bates

Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs?
- Spike Milligan

When we lose our liberties, it does not happen in one dramatic moment,
but gradually and quietly.
- John E. Moss

Boy, I'm just quietly doing my thing,
and I hope they'll look around and get my record out.
- Marian McPartland

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to
and you have the exact measure of the injustice and
wrong which will be imposed on them.
- Frederick Douglass

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
- Saint Francis de Sales

I however don't go to clubs to show off and to be seen,
and certainly not to make statements.
I just want to be able to quietly watch a band.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Sad and sweet and wise Here a child reposes;
Dust is on his eyes,
Quietly he lies - Satan, strew Roses.
- Robert Williams Buchanan

Before this distinguished assembly and the world,
the bells today proclaim the joyous tidings of the
completion of this quietly soaring tower.
- Earl Warren

Sometimes you move publicly, sometimes privately.
Sometimes quietly, sometimes at the top of your voice.
- James Baker

I want to live quietly.
- Mary MacLane

Just remaining quietly in the presence of God,
listening to Him, being attentive to Him,
requires a lot of courage and know-how.
- Thomas Merton

My gayness became quietly accepted and,
shock of all shocks, life went on.
- Lance Loud

We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another -
until we speak quietly enough so that our words can
be heard as well as our voices.
- Richard M. Nixon

The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.
- Alice Walker

The players never think they project enough.
In a hall that seats 3,300 people, it's a very scary
thing to play so quietly that you can barely hear yourself.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen

But we want peace, I would move all my people down this way.
I could then keep them all quietly near camp.
- Black Kettle

After September 11, when the United States took action
to overthrow the Taliban,
our interests and Iran's aligned, and we were able
to coordinate quietly but effectively.
- Earl Blumenauer

The nose of a mob is its imagination.
By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Our essential differences from the norm are both huge
and deeply offensive to those among us who wish to
be quietly integrated into society without particular reference to our nature.
- Malcolm Boyd

For a short time we lived quietly.
But this could not last.
White men had found gold in the mountains around the land of winding water.
- Chief Joseph

The business of the advertiser is to see that we go
about our business with some magic spell or tune or
slogan throbbing quietly in the background of our minds.
- Marshall McLuhan

I stopped working a few years ago because I just lost
a spark that I'd had before.
I thought I'd just try writing, and maybe start directing,
but I did it very quietly.
- Dustin Hoffman

I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.
- Catherine II

Nature generally struggles against this treatment for a while,
until her powers seem in a great measure exhausted,
when she quietly yields to the power of the art.
- Robert Fortune

The parts for women, you're either like the quietly
suffering wife or the wild girl.
- Lauren Graham

Texas is OK if you want to settle down and do your own thing quietly,
but it's not for outrageous people, and I was always outrageous.
- Janis Joplin

I'm not a media darling.
I'm not on the cover of all these magazines.
I just quietly do my thing.
- Sarah McLachlan

There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things,
quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people,
or delusions of superiority.
- Charles Kuralt

He also didn't like a lock of my hair and said that
he couldn't get into the moment without the hair being just right.
I quietly knew that he was anxious and that the hairdo wasn't the real issue.
But we all let it go and came back to the scene sometime later.
- Madeleine Stowe

Personally, I have nothing against work,
particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively,
by someone else.
I just don't happen to think it's an appropriate subject for an "ethic."
- Barbara Ehrenreich

I phoned Joe Roth, who was head of the studio at the time,
and told him how beautiful the film was,
and that I was fully ready to support it,
that Michael's work was wonderful and I imagined that
Daniel would feel the same.
He listened quietly and read between the lines.
- Madeleine Stowe

That men should live honestly, quietly,
and comfortably together, it is needful that they should
live under a sense of God's will,
and in awe of the divine power, hoping to please God,
and fearing to offend Him, by their behaviour respectively.
- Isaac Barrow

But I made no efforts to organize my supporters to
hold on to the apparatus.
Consequently I was soon expelled and my followers,
who did not change coats overnight, quietly left or
were expelled from the party.
- Earl Browder

There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender,
but it's a lot different than when I started out.
It just comes quietly, slowly, sometimes so quietly
that you don't realize it until you start looking back.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

At that time a senator who was on the Joint Committee
of Atomic Energy said rather quietly,
'You know, we're having a little problem with waste these days.'
I didn't know what he meant then,
but I know now.
- David R. Brower

The holiday season promotes
a heightened sense of community.
It draws our chins up and
helps us look above and over
the limiting fence of our own events,
activities and preoccupations.
The opportunity for a heroic gesture
can tap you quietly on the shoulder
in the midst of a holiday bustle.
If you are attentive,
you will notice the gentle touch
and will be able to respond. Remember...
There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In a still hot morning, the tide went out and didn't come back in.
This was not a spectacular event.
The sea did not roll up like a scroll,
like the sky in Revelations.
It quietly withdrew.
- Ruth Park

I learned that you should feel when writing,
not like Lord Byron on a mountain top,
but like child stringing beads in kindergarten,
- happy, absorbed and quietly putting one bead on after another.
- Brenda Ueland

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

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

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

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

My quiet voice speaks the loudest.
- Richard Carlson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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