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Tranquillity Quotes

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I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation
of confusion, misery and death...
I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
- Anne Frank

Related topics: Sad Feeling-Down Positive

Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking
place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
- Billie Jean King

It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity:
they must have action;
and they will make it if they cannot find it.
- Jacob Bronowski

 

As social beings we live with our eyes upon our reflection,
but have no assurance of the tranquillity of the waters in which we see it.
- Charles Horton Cooley

After four years at the United Nations I sometimes
yearn for the peace and tranquillity of a political convention.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

I want a fever, in poetry: a fever, and tranquillity.
- James Dickey

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Houston, Tranquillity Base here.
The Eagle has landed.
- Neil Armstrong

That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere
to be found but in retreat,
a faithful friend and a good library.
- Aphra Behn

Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet;
a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
- Ann Landers

Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement.
Mankind has to be stirred up.
- George Santayana

The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied
by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained
by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
- Chanakya

Like ships that have gone down at sea,
when heaven was all tranquillity.
- Thomas Moore

Many words are not wanting to show that the particular
view of each court occasioned the dangers which affected the public tranquillity;
yet the whole is charged to my account.
Nor is this sufficient.
- Robert Walpole

Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the
opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts
and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity
and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government.
- Sidney Altman

There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here;
because life itself is but motion,
and can never be without desire, nor without fear,
no more than without sense.
- Thomas Hobbes

After that his Majesty was beheaded,
the Parliament for some years effected nothing either
for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation,
or settling religion as they had formerly promised.
- William Lilly

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day,
a more tranquil night, and a bright,
infinite future.
- Leonard Bernstein

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion,
but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Tranquil pleasures last the longest;
we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success,
his influence, his power for good.
Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
- James Allen

Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of
emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai Stevenson

To play well you must feel tranquil and at peace.
I have never been troubled by nerves in golf because
I felt I had nothing to lose and everything to gain.
- Harry Vardon

The pursuit, even of the best things,
ought to be calm and tranquil.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Revolutions are the produce of passion,
not of sober and tranquil reason.
- William Godwin

Don't ask to live in tranquil times.
Literature doesn't grow there.
- Rita Mae Brown

While conscience is our friend, all is at peace;
however once it is offended,
farewell to a tranquil mind.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the
trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed,
the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self
when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed.
- Indra Devi

One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful.
Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place.
At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it;
but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
- Thomas Arnold

Thus, that one can find no place to walk through the
breadth of the earth is not because the earth is not
tranquil but because the danger to every step of the
traveler lies generally with words.
- Xun Zi

All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world,
but we don't.
And if our times are difficult and perplexing,
so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.
- Robert Kennedy

Instead, it appears to be a particular mark of beauty
that it is considered with tranquil satisfaction;
that it pleases if we also do not possess it and we
are still far removed from demanding to possess it.
- Moses Mendelssohn

It is neither wealth nor splendor;
but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
- James Thurber

Even in moments of tranquility, Murray Walker sounds
like a man whose trousers are on fire.
- Clive James

Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows.
- Michel de Montaigne

The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured
by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.
- Swami Sivananda

Movement is tranquility.
- Stirling Moss

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings:
it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
- William Wordsworth

Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement.
Mankind has to be stirred up.
- Alfred North Whitehead

We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility.
- Kwame Nkrumah

Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise not blame.
- Thomas Kempis

Now painting is different.
It's something recollected in tranquility.
- Jack Levine

The Constitution is never tested during times of tranquility;
it is during times of tension,
turmoil, tragedy, trauma, and terrorism that it is sorely tested.
- Mike Honda

Motion is tranquility.
- Stirling Moss

I am sustained by the tranquility of an upright and loyal heart.
- Peter Stuyvesant

With these vast advantages, ordinary and extraordinary,
one would have supposed the North would have been content,
and would have at least respected the security and
tranquility of such obedient and profitable brethren;
but such is not human nature.
- Robert Toombs

You have come to a stage where you almost have to work on yourself.
You know, on finding some tranquility with which to respond to these things,
because I realize that the biggest risk that many of
us run is beginning to get inured to the horrors.
- Arundhati Roy

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was taught that the way of progress
is neither swift nor easy.
- Marie Curie

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Neither a borrower nor a lender be,
For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
- William Shakespeare

Where there is charity and wisdom,
there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- St. Francis of Assisi

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu

It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Know that life is most joyful when you
neither attempt to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes
is a sign of want of education.
To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun.
To accuse neither oneself nor others
shows that one's education is complete.
- Epictetus

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone -
but paradoxically, if we cannot trust,
neither can we find love or joy.
- Walter Anderson

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Service which is rendered without joy
helps neither the servant nor the served.
But all other pleasures and possessions
pale into nothingness before service
which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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