Quiet Quotes

Never, "for the sake of peace and quiet," deny your own experience or convictions.

Dag Hammarskjld

What physic, what chirurgery, what wealth, favor, authority can relieve, bear out, assuage, or expel a troubled conscience? A quiet mind cureth all them, but all they cannot comfort a distressed soul: who can put to silence the voice of desperation?

Robert Burton

Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.

Hans Margolius

Art's purpose is to sober and quiet the mind so that it is in accord with what happens.

John Milton Cage Jr.

Sometimes we look for those thunderous things to happen in our life for our lives to change or go in the other direction. We seek the miracle. We seek the parting of the seas, the moving of the mountains. But no, it's a quiet thing. At least for me it was.

Ben Vereen

If I keep quiet, the stones would cry out for the people of Latin America who are willing to be free after 500 years of colonialism.

Hugo Chavez

Everything is what it is: liberty is liberty, not equality or fairness or justice or culture, or human happiness or a quiet conscience.

Sir Isaiah Berlin

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

Geoffrey F. Fisher

Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!

Charles Dickens

Your soul - that inner quiet space - is yours to consult. It will always guide you in the right direction.

Wayne Dyer

The good and the wise lead quiet lives.

Euripides

Women's virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All sorrow has its root in man's inability to sit quiet in a room by himself.

Blaise Pascal

All mens miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.

Blaise Pascal

For which reason I would exhort you to pay all due Regard to the government over us; to the KING and all in authority; and to lead a quiet and peaceable life.

Jonathan Mayhew

How much wilderness do the wilderness-lovers want? ask those who would mine and dig and cut and dam in such sanctuary spots as these. The answer is easy: Enough so that there will be in the years ahead a little relief, a little quiet, a little relaxation, for any of our increasing millions who need and want it.

Wallace Stegner

Parents are not interested in justice they want QUIET!

William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr., Ed.D

The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.

Napoleon Bonaparte

After all, Eden was garden... the garden is a place to go for quiet contemplation, a source not only of food but also of spiritual renewal and intimate contact with life's most basic processes.

Ed Smith

The happiest heart that ever beat Was in some quiet breast That found the common daylight sweet, And left to Heaven the rest.

John Vance Cheney

For money you can have everything it is said. No, that is not true. You can buy food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; soft beds, but not sleep; knowledge but not intelligence; glitter, but not comfort; fun, but not pleasure; acquaintances, but not friendship; servants, but not faithfulness; grey hair, but not honor; quiet days, but not peace. The shell of all things you can get for money. But not the kernel. That cannot be had for money.

Arne Garborg

There is a strength of a quiet endurance as significant of courage as the most daring feats of prowess.

Henry Tuckerman

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.

Henry David Thoreau

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them

Henry David Thoreau

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