50 Quotes About Quietness From The Best Minds (Ever)

List Of 50 Quotes About Quietness From The Best Minds (Ever):

#1 Fernando Pessoa

“There’s a non-existent peace in the uncertain quietness”

#2 Naide P Obiang

“Do not mistake quietness for weakness. Evil is often better addressed in silence.”

#3 Zen Proverb

”Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.”

#4 William Penn

”True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”

#5 Rumi47 Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes About Love And Life

”Listen to silence. It has so much to say.”

#6 Curtis Tyrone Jones

“The best piece of life’s magnificence is your slice of internal peace.”

#7 Paul Morabito

“Blankly expressing oneself can be stronger than words.”

#8 Robert Greene

“Sweet are the thoughts that savor of content, the quiet mind is richer than a crown…”

#9 John Fowles

“It was curious how quiet that last evening was; as if I had already left, and we were just two ghosts talking to each other.”

#10 Franz Kafka

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“You are at once both the quiet and the confusion of my heart; imagine my heartbeat when you are in this state.”

#11 Mandy Hale

”Don’t waste words on people deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.”

#12 Bangambiki Habyarimana

“Keep quiet and the enemy will reveal himself.”

#13 Charlotte Eriksson

“Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.”

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#14 Jay Woodman

“Chaos is peaceful when you stand quietly & watch – we are eternal observers, reflecting both tiny & vast, singing infinitely within.”

#15 Ralph Waldo EmersonRalph Waldo Emerson

”Within us is the soul of the whole, the wise silence, the universal beauty, the eternal One.”

#16 Amaka Imani Nkosazana

“Quiet moments bring you closer to God. It’s your silent time within your own private sanctuary.”

#17 Rollo May

“In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.”

#18 Calvin Coolidge

“You don’t have to explain something you haven’t said.”

#19 Ali Ibn Abi Talib R.A

“Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply.”

#20 Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte

”The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.”

#21 Khaled Hosseini

“Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it.”

#22 Bryant McGill

“Let it all go and enjoy the profound gifts found in your quiet places.”

#23 Patricia Highsmith

“My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people.”

#24 Charles Blow

“It was words and reading that had made me quiet, and being quiet had made me a mark.”  

#25 Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson

”Saying nothing sometimes says the most.”

#26 Mary McGarry Morris

”I’m a quiet person, and I live a quiet, pleasant, ordinary, simple life.”

#27 Munia Khan

“Every lake belongs to the quietness desired by the swans.”

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#28 Euripides

”The good and the wise lead quiet lives.”

#29 Christopher Pike

“There comes a time for everybody when words and reasons can become such a great weariness.”

#30 Albert CamusAlbert Camus

“I didn’t like having to explain to them, so I just shut up, smoked a cigarette, and looked at the sea.”

#31 Iain Duncan Smith

”Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man.”

#32 James Stephens

”Quietness is the beginning of virtue. To be silent is to be beautiful. Stars do not make a noise.”

#33 Paul Tillich

”Loneliness can be conquered only by those who can bear solitude.”

#34 Joel Annesley

“If you keep looking within, you will find stillness, a tranquillity that you’ve never experienced before.”

#35 Paramahansa YoganandaParamahansa Yogananda

“Through the portals of silence, the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you.”

#36 Emily Bronte

”If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.”

#37 Bohumil Hrabal

“The closest one person can get to another is through silence.”

#38 Henry David Thoreau

”I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”

#39 Stephen Chbosky

“I put my head under my pillow and let the quiet put things where they are supposed to be.”

#40 Dalai Lama

“Silence is sometimes the best answer.”

#41 Susan L. Taylor

”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.”

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#42 Nicholas Sparks

“Too many people seem to believe that silence was a void that needed to be filled, even if nothing important was said.”

#43 Hans Margolius

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

#44 Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.”

#45 Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein

”I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me.”

#46 Thomas Kempis

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

#47 Mandy Hale

“Don’t waste words on people deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.”

#48 Ieyasu Tokugawa

”Forbearance is the root of quietness and assurance forever.”

#49 Proverb

“Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than the silence.”  

#50 Helen Hayes

”We live in a very tense society. We are pulled apart… and we all need to learn how to pull ourselves together…. I think that at least part of the answer lies in solitude.”

References

http://www.kafka-online.info/franz-kafka-biography.htm
http://www.openculture.com/2019/03/the-amazing-franz-kafka-workout.html

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