Quiet Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Quiet

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But I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you'll come to understand that you're connected with everything.
~By Alan Watts ~


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


It makes no sense to pack an auditorium with 5,000 people and then tell them to keep quiet.
~By Tony Snow ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Prayer is commission. Out of the quietness with God, power is generated that turns the spiritual machinery of the world. When you pray, you begin to feel the sense of being sent, that the divine compulsion is upon you.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


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 ~


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 ~


We have been through this is biennial convulsion four or five different times over the past 10 or 12 years, and now it appears that we are going through this quiet agony all over again.
~By Everett Dirksen ~


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 ~


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


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


Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


I live a very quiet life, although I'm very urban and a diehard New Yorker.
~By Armand Assante ~


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 ~


In this world without quiet corners, there can be no easy escapes from history, from hullabaloo, from terrible, unquiet fuss.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


But being quiet and meditating on sound is something completely different and will be discovered very soon by a lot of people who feel that the visual world doesn't reach their soul anymore.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Film spectators are quiet vampires.
~By Jim Morrison ~


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


Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man.
~By Iain Duncan Smith ~


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


Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine within yourself so that you can hear it in others.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Lives are changed by a moment's listening to conscience, by a single and quiet inclination of the mind.
~By George A. Smith ~


In quiet places, reason abounds.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


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


A quiet impression could be a personal instruction from the Lord. It is personal and private. It comes from the Lord. Why is it important to keep sacred writings private? Because then He will give us more.
~By Richard G. Scott ~


Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In reading, a lonely quiet concert is given to our minds; all our mental faculties will be present in this symphonic exaltation.
~By Stephane Mallarme ~


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


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 ~


Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions.
~By Edward Coke ~


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 ~


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.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
~By Robertson Davies ~


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 ~


People were talking while I was playing, so I got up and left the stage. I've gotten to the point where I'm not really very patient with patrons rapping during the show. And the people were all nice and quiet when I cam back.
~By Bruce Hornsby ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you're quiet, you're not living. You've got to be noisy and colorful and lively.
~By Mel Brooks ~


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


Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
~By Dorothy Thompson ~


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


Yet better for one of my nature to have it that way than to have life a peaceful, placid flow of quiet contentment. I must have days of rushing excitement.
~By Dawn Powell ~


From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
~By Hilaire Belloc ~


My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front. It's just not December without that movie in my house.
~By Tom Hanks ~


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


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


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


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


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


It was so quiet, you could hear a pun drop.
~By Bugs Baer ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


I like a very dark house, just black. I sit there and just think. Once I'm still and quiet inside, I'll begin. It's very personal; it has to be. One song may be Bach, the next blues, a song from TV, or a nursery rhyme or jazz piece.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


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


Character and emotionality don't always have to be relegated to quieter, more simple constructs.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


I'm actually a very quiet person off the golf course. I talk 150 miles per hour when I'm at the course, but when in private I very seldom ever open my mouth.
~By Lee Trevino ~

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