Quiet Quotes And Sayings

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You want to be a writer, don't know how or when? Find a quiet place, use a humble pen.
~By Paul Simon ~


Anything for a quiet life.
~By Thomas Middleton ~


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.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


Peter remained very quiet and shy, but when he spoke it made sense.
~By Jonathan King ~


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


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.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


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


You kept quiet... When these victims wanted your help to survive, you kept quiet.
~By Paul Kagame ~


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.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


Let me say that the path I did take for a brief period of my life was not of reckless drug use, hurting others, but it was a path of quiet rebellion, of a little experimentation of a darker side of my confusion in a confusing world, lost in the midst of finding my identity.
~By Jennifer Capriati ~


Remember that in every single case in history the process of adaptation has been one of exceeding slowness. Do not look for the impossible, but do not let your path deviate from the quiet and steadfast insistence on full opportunities for your powers.
~By Franz Boas ~


Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books.
~By John Ruskin ~


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


It was still quiet in the house, and not a sound was heard from outside, either. Were it not for this silence, my reverie would probably have been disrupted by reminders of daily duties, of getting up and going to school.
~By Herman Hesse ~


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.
~By David R. Brower ~


I've got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts.
~By Bill Watterson ~


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


Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
~By Ann Landers ~


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.
~By Janis Joplin ~


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


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


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


Steve is very quiet, even shy. I am very gregarious. So, opposites.
~By Jayne Meadows ~


All quiet along the Potomac.
~By George B. McClellan ~


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


I was a shy, quiet kid. I was happiest playing by myself with my toys, rather than hanging around people.
~By Christian Slater ~


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


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.
~By Earl Browder ~


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.
~By John Muir ~


Well, it's a nice quiet time for Iron Maiden, and I'll be releasing a new solo album next year, so this is a really good time for the managing out my solo career, which is quite well.
~By Bruce Dickinson ~


With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
~By William Wordsworth ~


I have been a man of great sins, but He has been a God of great mercies; and now, through His mercies, I have a conscience as sound and quiet as if I had never sinned.
~By Donald Cargill ~


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


I guess my idea of a good audience is one that's quiet and listens, but also that's alive: they respond, they're getting the jokes, they're with me. And that' s been happening.
~By Dan Hicks ~


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.
~By Malcolm De Chazal ~


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


Some of the most powerful times are when we're quiet.
~By Michael W. Smith ~


The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.
~By Bill Cosby ~


A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.
~By John Selden ~


A very quiet and tasteful way to be famous is to have a famous relative. Then you can not only be nothing, you can do nothing too.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


I don't like money actually, but it quiets the nerves.
~By Joe E. Lewis ~


The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


So give me a turbulent world as opposed to a quiet world and I'll take the turbulent one.
~By Andy Grove ~


Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
~By Queen Victoria ~


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.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


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.
~By Arthur Golden ~


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.
~By Martina Navratilova ~


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.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


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


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


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.
~By William O. Douglas ~


I specialize in murders of quiet, domestic interest.
~By Agatha Christie ~


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


Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away.
~By Anaxagoras ~


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.
~By Ritchie Blackmore ~


Don't Cry Daddy is a pretty sad song. He got to the end of it and it was just real quiet and Elvis says, I'm gonna cut that someday for my daddy. And, by God, he did. He lived up to his word.
~By Mac Davis ~


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


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


I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet possession of the Presidential Mansion... this winter I intend to do something in the way of entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world.
~By Julia Gardiner Tyler ~


The courtroom is a quiet place, Judge Roberts, where you park your political ideology, and you call the balls and you call the strikes.
~By Lindsey Graham ~


Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.
~By John W. Gardner ~


Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time; it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


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.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


I'm not really quiet or shy. Ask any of my friends! But I always ground my poetry in life itself. Poetry is an art of language, though, so I am always aware of every word's meaning, or multiple meanings.
~By Anne Stevenson ~


Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
~By Charles W. Eliot ~


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.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The seas are quiet when the winds give o'er; So calm are we when passions are no more!
~By Edmund Waller ~


When friends and lovers die and your world gets quieter; that's when the silence comes closer; that's when next isn't the least bit theoretical or abstract.
~By Bruce Jackson ~


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.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


Silence, exile, cunning and so on... it's my nature to keep quiet about most things. Even the ideas in my work.
~By Don DeLillo ~


I think I went through everything anyone who had a long career needed. I needed quiet. I needed to raise my children.
~By Ron Darling ~


When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing - just sitting and looking at the sea, or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs, or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle or children playing in the park?
~By Ralph Marston ~


Joy is like restless day; but peace divine like quiet night; Lead me, O Lord, till perfect Day shall shine through Peace to Light.
~By Adelaide Anne Procter ~


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.
~By Ruth Park ~


A quiet mind cureth all.
~By Robert Burton ~


All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


They make Spy Kids, they make Scream, they make A Scary Movie. This doesn't do that, so it could be a very bad marriage. I'm trying to keep this potential nightmare quiet because we're just finishing editing.
~By Terry Gilliam ~


I want to live quietly.
~By Mary MacLane ~


Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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.
~By Franz Kafka ~


There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
~By John Millington Synge ~


I was just a quiet kid, really. I wasn't the class clown at all.
~By Greg Kinnear ~


The only way to quieten me is to invite me to a tennis match.
~By John Forsythe ~


But generally speaking, I tend to be quiet and introspective.
~By Rowan Atkinson ~


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.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


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


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


People are never quiet. It's go, go, go. I'm a go-getter, but you need rest and silence, just to sit around and think about things.
~By Dana Hill ~


God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
~By Izaak Walton ~


I find it easier to work when it's quiet.
~By Daniel Day Lewis ~


I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers - mostly small and humble - who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


There were butterflies, otherwise, you're not really ready to play. The locker room, I remember, was quiet and we were very focused on playing that game.
~By John Starks ~


If only I may grow: firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
~By Joseph Addison ~


In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely.
~By Geoffrey Fisher ~


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


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


I thought about how we need to make children feel that there are times in their lives when they need to be alone and quiet and to be able to accept their aloneness.
~By Bell Hooks ~


It's the steady, quiet, plodding ones who win in the lifelong race.
~By Robert Service ~

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