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Quiet Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Quiet

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Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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My quiet voice speaks the loudest.
- Richard Carlson

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

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

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

If we will be quiet and ready enough,
we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Only through experiences of trial and suffering
can the soul be strengthened,
vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
- Helen Keller

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

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

Take some time in a quiet place to contemplate
the balance between being of service -
both to this generation and to generations yet unborn -
and renewing your vitality with play and celebration.
Without play, one becomes old and dry.
Without service, life becomes meaningless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Anne Frank

Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- Jim Morrison

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

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

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.
- Bill Bradley

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

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

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Mike Tyson

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

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

In the laughing times we know that we are lucky,
and in the quiet times we know that we are blessed.
And we will not be alone.
- Dar Williams

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.
- Hilaire Belloc

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

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.
- Tom Hanks

First and foremost, The Quiet Invasion is a first contact story.
What would we do if we actually found evidence of alien
life out there? It's also about politics.
- Sarah Zettel

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

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

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

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.
- Rosie Perez

There's just no quiet in Vegas.
- Barry Manilow

They can't find my house now because I keep it very quiet where I live.
- James Herriot

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.
- Dan Hicks

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

I write music just for me.
I'm certainly not good enough to do it on any kind
of a level but I enjoy that time because it's quiet.
- Alex O'Loughlin

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.
- Jerry Goldsmith

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.
- Bell Hooks

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.
- Dawn Powell

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

All quiet along the Potomac.
- George B. McClellan

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

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

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.
- Alan Watts

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

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.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I don't know what impression you might have of the way I live.
I live in a quiet place.
I do not live as a hermit, though other people would prefer it if I did.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

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

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

I kept quiet for eight years.
I did not want to hurt the church.
- Jessica Hahn

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.
- Dana Hill

The best physicians are Dr. Diet, Dr. Quiet, and Dr. Merryman.
- Daniel D. Palmer

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

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

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

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.
- Susan Taylor

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Chief Joseph

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

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

It won't make for a quiet life but it will make for
an interesting paper vastly more significant because
it is doing something only a daily paper can do.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.


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