Favorite Quotations ~  Quiet Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time

"He has the gift of quiet." ~ John Le Carré


In times of quietness our hearts should be like trees,/lifting their branches to the sky to draw down strength/Which they will need to face the storms/That will surely come. ~ Toyohiko Kagawa

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

For the wakeful one whose mind is quiet, whose thoughts are undisturbed, who has relinquished judgement and blame, there is no fear. ~ The Buddha

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

Our greatest experiences are our quietest moments. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The good and the wise lead quiet lives. ~ Euripides

Quiet brain, or I'll stab you with a Q-tip! ~ Homer J. Simpson

Heroes are people who rise to the occasion and slip quietly away. ~ Tom Brokaw

All miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. ~ Blaise Pascal

I'm looking forward to becoming older and quieter. ~ Gwyneth Paltrow

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them. ~ Frederick Douglass

I cannot keep quiet even when I am a lone voice. ~ Mahathir Mohamad

A little amateur painting in water colors shows the innocent and the quiet mind. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

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

The quieter the mind, the more powerful, the worthier, the deeper, the more telling and more perfect the prayer is. ~ Meister Eckhart

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