Quiet Quotes

By | September 12, 2010

  • A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy can live.~ Bertrand Russell
  • A little with quiet is the only diet. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder. ~ English Proverb
  • A woman knows how to keep quiet when she is in the right, whereas a man, when he is in the right, will keep on talking. ~ Malcolm De Chazal
  • An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind. ~ Walter Bagehot
  • Better a quiet death than a public misfortune. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • Don’t trouble a quiet snake. ~ Greek Proverb
  • Either remain quiet, or say things that improve the silence. ~ Greek Proverb
  • Follow your heart, but be quiet for a while first. Ask questions, then feel the answer. Learn to trust your heart. ~ Author Unknown
  • Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing. ~ W. Gladden
  • Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye. ~ Austin O’Malley
  • How rare it is to find a soul quiet enough to hear God speak. ~ Francois de Salignac Fenelon
  • If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment. ~ Henry David Thoreau
  • If you want your children to enjoy a quiet life let them suffer a little hunger and a little cold. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely. ~ Geoffrey F. Fisher
  • It may be quieter to sleep alone, but not warmer. ~ Italian Proverb
  • Keep quiet and people will think you a philosopher. ~ Latin Proverb
  • Never take a quiet person for granted. He might have great qualities underneath his quiet nature. ~ Singaporean Proverb
  • Once it was the parents who taught their children to talk; now the children teach their parents to keep quiet. ~ Yiddish Proverb
  • Quiet horses kick the hardest. ~ Armenian Proverb
  • Quiet people are well able to look after themselves. ~ Irish Proverb
  • Quiet rivers have flowery banks. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Quiet worms will bore a hole in the wall. ~ Japanese Proverb
  • Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself. ~ Zen Proverb
  • Study to be quiet, and to do your own business. ~ The Holy Bible
  • Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life. ~ Goethe
  • The best cure for the body is a quiet mind. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  • The good and the wise lead quiet lives. ~ Euripides
  • The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water. ~ Cameroonian Proverb
  • The quiet hour of prayer is one of the most favorable opportunities ~ O. Hallesby
  • There are two kinds of people who don’t say much; those who are quiet and those who talk a lot. ~ Author Unknown
  • There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy. ~ Ralph H. Blum
  • With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things. ~ William Wordsworth
  • Women only keep quiet about their age. ~ German Proverb
  • You can chop a man’s head off, but you can’t keep him quiet. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • You must keep quiet or say only things that improve silence. ~ Greek Proverb
  • You will never have a quiet world until you knock the patriotism out of the human race. ~ George Bernard Shaw

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