Calmness Quotes

By | May 29, 2010
  • After a storm comes a calm. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • Always behave like a duck — keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle like the devil underneath. ~ Jacob M. Braude
  • Always keep calm in an emergency. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm. ~ Publilius Syrus
  • As long as I can concentrate and remain somewhat calm, I can normally do very well. ~ Al Oerter
  • At the beginning of every act of faith, there is often a seed of fear. For great acts of faith are seldom born out of calm calculation. ~ Max L. Lucado
  • Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy. ~ George Herbert
  • Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed. ~ Channing Pollock
  • Calm water does not mean there are no crocodiles. ~ Indonesian Proverb
  • Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for – sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive or quiet and calm. ~ Andre Kostelanetz
  • Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought. ~ Thucydides
  • For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.~ Christina Rossetti
  • French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic. ~ Bernard Pivot
  • God promises a safe landing but not a calm passage. ~ Bulgarian Proverb
  • Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves. ~ Queen Victoria
  • He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition, youth and age are equally a burden. ~ Plato
  • He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater
  • I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe. ~ Abigail Adams
  • I don’t feel any pressure. I just try to stay calm, follow my game plan, and try not to get overthrown. ~ Dwight Gooden
  • I feel I’ve lived so long, and went through so much, that all I want is calm and rest.~ Moshe Dayan
  • I never felt settled or calm. You can’t really commit to life when you feel that. ~ Angelina Jolie
  • I’m like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath. ~ Fred Shero
  • In a calm sea, every man is a pilot. ~ English Proverb
  • In calm water every ship has a good captain. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed…. Great necessities call out great virtues. ~ Abigail Adams
  • It is the calm and silent water that drowns a man. ~ Ghanaian Proverb
  • Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. ~ Mark Overby
  • Moderation in people who are contented comes from that calm that good fortune lends to their spirit. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld
  • Night’s deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind. ~ Leigh Hunt
  • Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls. ~ Gabriel Riqueti Mirabeau
  • Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold and have escaped, not from one master, but from many. ~ Plato
  • Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious nearby freedom of death.~ Walt Whitman
  • Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength. ~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
  • Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  • The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis. ~ Franklin P. Jones
  • The calmer you go, the further along you will be. ~ Russian Proverb
  • The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives. ~ English Proverb
  • The prudent embark when the sea is calm — the rash when it’s stormy. ~ New Zealander Proverb
  • The secret of happiness is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm, always lucid, always willing “to be joined to the universe without being more conscious of it than an idiot,” to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.~ Cyril Connolly
  • The superior person is calm and composed; the lesser person is continuously worried and distressed. ~ Confucius
  • The temperate person’s pleasures are durable because they are regular; and all their life is calm and serene, because it is innocent. ~ Author Unknown
  • There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. ~ Willa Cather
  • There is pleasure in calm remembrance of a past sorrow. ~ Marcus T. Cicero
  • They sicken at the calm that know the storm. ~ Dorothy Parker
  • Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty. ~ Thomas Jefferson
  • To have a quiet mind is to possess one’s mind wholly; to have a calm spirit is to possess one’s self. ~ Hamilton Wright Mabie
  • To have a tranquil mind, a clean, calm, conscientious purpose, a few true friends, good health, a happy home, and a sufficient amount saved to guarantee against any embarrassment from want, means that you are wealthy.~ Fred Van Amburgh
  • True freedom lies in the realization and calm acceptance of the fact that there may very well be no perfect answer. ~ Allen Reid McGinnis
  • When the sea is calm, every ship has a good captain. ~ Swedish Proverb