Quiet Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Quiet

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


We remained in Texas leading a quiet home life until 1889.
~By Calamity Jane ~


I have a quiet and an artistic side that many people don't know of.
~By Kiana Tom ~


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 ~


Christ was only crucified once and for a few hours. Think of the hundreds of thousands whom Christ has been crucifying in a quiet way ever since.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I want to be a person who makes a quiet difference.
~By Ali MacGraw ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


I enjoy spending time at home or going out for a quiet meal in a restaurant.
~By Jamie Redknapp ~


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 ~


In school I was pretty quiet. Kinda shy until my junior year. But at home I was a freak.
~By Dane Cook ~


With Jackson there was quiet solitude. Just to sit and look at the landscape. An inner quietness. After dinner, to sit on the back porch and look at the light. No need for talking. For any kind of communication.
~By Lee Krasner ~


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


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 ~


But I do like to have peace and quiet for a good hour.
~By Bryan Ferry ~


Money does not make you happy but it quiets the nerves.
~By Sean O'Casey ~


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


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


Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


For me, first, it's finding quiet in my life - and I do that through yoga and meditation. It's also been a matter of changing the way I eat, because I think what we eat can inform who we are; food is a chemical and a drug to a certain extent.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~


In quiet moments when you think about it, you recognize what is critically important in life and what isn't. Be wise and don't let good things crowd out those that are essential.
~By Richard G. Scott ~


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


Touch us gently, Time! Let us glide adown thy stream, Gently, - as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream!
~By Barry Cornwall ~


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.
~By Honor Blackman ~


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 ~


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


Remember the quiet wonders. The world has more need of them than it has for warriors.
~By Charles de Lint ~


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


Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good. I read some of his books. He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn't talk much. I never met him.
~By Mike Tyson ~


Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children.
~By Judith Martin ~


I've got time, I hope, to make lots of quiet records. So quiet you won't be able to hear them.
~By Evan Dando ~


The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.
~By James Broughton ~


Off camera, I am not so quiet, I have a fun time, relaxed.
~By LaToya London ~


You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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.
~By Beverly Sills ~


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 ~


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 ~


I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation. For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living.
~By Harry Nilsson ~


A quiet personality sure isn't what you need to attract attention.
~By Bill Budge ~


At the moment you are no longer an observing, reflecting being; you have ceased to be aware of yourself; you exist only in that quiet, steady thrill that is so unlike any excitement that you have ever known.
~By May Sinclair ~


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


One girl was helped from my appearance on the show, and I swore I would not keep quiet again. When you talk about things that are embarrassing or devastating, obviously you can help people when you do.
~By Hunter Tylo ~


Anything for a quiet life.
~By Thomas Middleton ~


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.
~By Robert Fortune ~


I didn't really have an act per se - a theatrical performance, as opposed to just: here I am, folks, and you're all supposed to be dead quiet while I sing eight or nine songs, then get off the stage.
~By Mel Torme ~


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


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


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


Working on the Samurai sword is very different because your body position has to be very still. It's a much quieter was of fighting.
~By Lucy Liu ~


As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there.
~By John Donne ~


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


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


They weren't interested in entertainment. They were tough. I learned one trick, which was to be quieter than they were until they had to look at you. It took a lot of agressiveness.
~By Judy Holliday ~


There is no corner too quiet, or too far away, for a woman to make sorrow in it.
~By Amelia Barr ~


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


In fact at home I sometimes like to be quiet and hear the sounds of the world outside.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


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


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 ~


The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


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


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


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


So, one of the things I was doing with the aliens in The Quiet Invasion was creating that advanced society which had ideas about morality and proper use of natural resources that were radically different from ours, as the Europeans were from the American Indians.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


In some movies you feel like you're a very small part of a huge machine. Whereas in the theater you can have a very small part, but you can still feel the weight and the gravity of it. Given the nature of theater, it's a more concentrated and quiet experience.
~By Minnie Driver ~


It is a quiet and peaceful place - and a fitting place for the remains of this greatest of sea tragedies to rest.
~By Robert D. Ballard ~


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 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.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


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


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.
~By Larry Wilcox ~


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


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


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.
~By Bill Bradley ~


I like the variety. But basically my choice of films is a small intimate film. Quiet film, no action, just people in relationships. That's what I like the most.
~By Jerry Goldsmith ~


I seldom play in a trio, but acoustic music is likely to be lighter, quicker, and quieter.
~By Bill Bruford ~


I don't like money, actually, but it quiets my nerves.
~By Joe Louis ~


My agent tells me I am drawing the largest salary ever paid in the halls of England. Wonderful, isn't it? for a quiet, rural gardener like myself.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


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


But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I'll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes.
~By Cindy Crawford ~


Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.
~By William Powell ~


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 ~


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


The show originally started out as a ten hour mini-series. We shot two hours and then were excused for a while, for no apparent reason. Things went very quiet for a time and then a few months later we were called back and told that it was going to be a full season.
~By Gil Gerard ~


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


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.
~By Layne Staley ~


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


There are men - now in power in this country - who do not respect dissent, who cannot cope with turmoil, and who believe that the people of America are ready to support repression as long as it is done with a quiet voice and a business suit.
~By John Lindsay ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~

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