Quiet Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Quiet

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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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises, and hold the rudder steadily in our hands. I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age.
~By Freya Stark ~


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


I enjoy the quiet life.
~By Martin Yan ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


Thou hast created us for Thyself, and our heart is not quiet until it rests in Thee.
~By Saint Augustine ~


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 ~


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 ~


There's just no quiet in Vegas.
~By Barry Manilow ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


God's voice is still and quiet and easily buried under an avalanche of clamour.
~By Charles Stanley ~


The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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 ~


Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity. I'm just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me. That was kind of weird.
~By Lisa Bonet ~


Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Oh, how great peace and quietness would he possess who should cut off all vain anxiety and place all his confidence in God.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


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


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


Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for - sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive or quiet and calm.
~By Andre Kostelanetz ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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!
~By Michael McKean ~


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


I talk too quiet, and I have to yell on stage.
~By Clea Duvall ~


Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
~By Peter Drucker ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I live out in the country now and it's quiet and it's a place where I can think a lot.
~By Krist Novoselic ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


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


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


In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple, where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon and what the whole event was about.
~By David Amram ~


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.
~By Brenda Ueland ~


I suppose that Heartland, Unknown Soldier and Pride and Joy represent not a quieter side but more of a serious side to my work, something I've been getting into recently.
~By Garth Ennis ~


Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


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.
~By Rosie Perez ~


It is a process of discovery. It's being quiet enough and undisturbed enough for a period of time so that the songs can begin to sort of peek out, and you begin to have emotional experiences in a musical way.
~By James Taylor ~


Everybody's talking trash these days, so why not keep quiet?
~By Dennis Rodman ~


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


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 ~


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


Forbearance is the root of quietness and assurance forever.
~By Ieyasu Tokugawa ~


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.
~By Clifford Odets ~


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 ~


In a very alert and bright state of society people learn co-operation by themselves, but in older and quieter conditions of laboring enterprise, such a bill as I propose will point out the way to mutual exertion.
~By Leland Stanford ~


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 have never appreciated a quiet moment with a friend as much, a quiet moment with a book and I think part of that is my obsession with being older and time going faster and it's become increasingly sweeter for me.
~By Candice Bergen ~


The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
~By Euripides ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Anne Frank ~


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 ~


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.
~By Chief Joseph ~


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 ~


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 ~


I've learned to try to sustain myself by holding on to the integrity of who I am. I'm not talking big diva. I'm quiet. I'm shy. And I became stronger when I stopped trying to be the person they wanted me to be.
~By Crystal Waters ~


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


Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
~By Charles Dickens ~


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


I'd do the same things, but I'd be a little more quiet.
~By Jack Whittaker ~


We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly - spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.
~By Susan Taylor ~


It required a strong heart to stand up against such talk, but I urged my people to be quiet and not to begin a war.
~By Chief Joseph ~


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 ~


Nothing is secret once you tell anyone. If you want to keep it quiet - don't tell a soul.
~By Richard Chamberlain ~


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


My father started growing very quiet as Alzheimer's started claiming more of him. The early stages of Alzheimer's are the hardest because that person is aware that they're losing awareness. And I think that that's why my father started growing more and more quiet.
~By Patti Davis ~


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

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