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Quiet Days Quotes


"It's been a moment since I've done some public speaking. I find now-a-days it's best to keep quiet." - Drake

"You can keep as quiet as you like, but one of these days somebody is going to find you." - Haruki Murakami

"The director sets the tone, and if someone's ruling it with an iron fist, people are quiet and the days go long in my experience, when there's a very serious tone, the days just drag. When there's someone who, in between takes, is joking or laughing the days go quick." - Channing Tatum

"Some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love - why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there...." - Erma Bombeck

"The fifties are a peaceful time, a quiet sleeping time between two noisy bursts of years, a blue and white time filled with sweet yellow days, music and bright smelling memories." - David Gerrold

"Some days, we just need to turn the quiet up." - Dr. SunWolf

"Everybody's talking trash these days, so why not keep quiet?" - Dennis Rodman

"If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase. At first, keep quiet and count the days when you were not angry: "I used to be angry every day, then every other day: next, every two, then every three days!" and if you succeed in passing thirty days, sacrifice to the gods in thanksgiving." - Epictetus

"Quiet cunning bested boastful brawn" - Walter Kirn

"True bravery is quiet, undemonstrative." - Philip Sidney

"Take time to be quiet." - Zig Ziglar

"Rhythm, symmetry, and a happy combination of elegance and utility - a blend often desired in later days of hope and struggle - these have been fully attained, and with them a delight in quiet communion with Nature, expressing as she does the sense of beauty in orderliness." - Marie-Luise Gothein

"I'm in a different chapter of my life. As time goes by and I grow older, I find that I need to just be quiet and think. There have been periods when I've locked myself away for days, but now it's different - I'm married and we have a daughter who is in my office the whole time." - Martin Scorsese

"Although I have always loved the noise of laughter, I really can't fear the coming of quiet. As for funerals, I rather like them. Such nice things are always said about the deceased, I feel sad that they had to miss hearing it all by just a few days." - Bob Monkhouse

"I remember the special quiet of rainy days when I felt that I could enter the pages of my beautiful picture books. Now I try to recreate that feeling of believing that the imaginary place I'm drawing really exists. The detail in my work helps to convince me, and I hope others as well, that such places might be real." - Jan Brett

"Above all, I feel a quiet pride that for the rest of my days I can look at myself in the mirror and know that once upon a time I was good enough. Good enough to call myself a member of the SAS. Some things don't have a price tag." - Bear Grylls

"As I hope For quiet days, fair issue, and long life, With such love as 'tis now, the murkiest den, The most opportune place, the strong'st suggestion Our worser genius can, shall never melt Mine honour into lust, to take away The edge of that day's celebration, When I shall think or Phoebus' steeds are founder'd Or Night kept chain'd below." - William Shakespeare

"Yes! the books - the generous friends who met me without suspicion - the merciful masters who never used me ill! The only years of my life that I can look back on with something like pride... Early and late, through the long winter nights and the quiet summer days, I drank at the fountain of knowledge, and never wearied of the draught." - Wilkie Collins

"O pastoral heart of England! like a psalm Of green days telling with a quiet beat." - Arthur Quiller-Couch

"O pastoral heart of England! like a psalm Of green days telling with a quiet beat." - Arthur Quiller-Couch

"A quiet conscience makes one so serene." - Lord Byron

"What is a home without children? Quiet." - Henny Youngman

"No loose fish enters our quiet bay." - Gertrude Atherton

"If you can't keep quiet, shut up!" - Gregory Ratoff

"Quiet people have the loudest minds." - Stephen Hawking

"I'd rather not sing than sing quiet." - Janis Joplin

"He has the gift of quiet." - John Le Carre

"Dead ... might not be quiet at all." - Chris Bohjalian

"Quiet and incredible. I really envy that." - Sarah Dessen

"Follow effective action with quiet reflection." - Peter Drucker

"Peace and quiet govern the world." - Laozi

"There is real comfort in being quiet." - Justina Chen

"Happiness is the quiet lull between problems." - Paul Reiser

"Most artists I know are private, and quiet folks who often spend most of their days alone in a studio." - Dan Santat

"Everything was quiet, a strange sort of quiet that felt like an unfinished sentence." - Sarah Addison Allen

"Writing is a process and you must trust the process! Fear and anxiety are part of that process along with the enthusaism and the good days and the joy and the passion and the great hopes you have for a book. But when you run into problems, when you get stuck or scared, you must trust that that is part of how a book comes to pass, and what you need to do is get very still and quiet because Self will tell you how to get out of a hole you've dug for yourself." - Sue Grafton

"It snowed all week. Wheels and footsteps moved soundlessly on the street, as if the business of living continued secretly behind a pale but impenetrable curtain. In the falling quiet there was no sky or earth, only snow lifting in the wind, frosting the window glass, chilling the rooms, deadening and hushing the city. At all hours it was necessary to keep a lamp lighted, and Mrs. Miller lost track of the days: Friday was no different from Saturday and on Sunday she went to the grocery: closed, of course." - Truman Capote

"More than anything, my wish for you is this: That when your awful darkest days come, you will know you're not alone. Pain will tell you to keep quiet, but that's a lie. Life is fragile and we all break in different ways. I hope you know you can be honest. I hope you know that you can ask for help. Did you catch that? It is absolutely positively okay to ask for help. It simply means you're human. Help is real and it is possible; people find it every day." - Jamie Tworkowski

"Minutes, hours, days, months, and years, Pass'd over to the end they were created, Would bring white hairs unto a quiet grave. Ah, what a life were this!" - William Shakespeare

"Minutes, hours, days, months, and years, Pass'd over to the end they were created, Would bring white hairs unto a quiet grave. Ah, what a life were this!" - William Shakespeare

"Do not hurry too fast in these early winter days, - a quiet hour is worth more to you than anything you can do in it." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"Gone are the days when African leaders used to misrule their people and the rest of Africa was quiet under the guise of what was called non-interference." - Raila Odinga

"If you cannot be positive, then at least be quiet." - Joel Osteen

"Conscience: that quiet voice which whispers that someone is watching." - Julian Tuwim

"When children stand quiet, they have done some ill." - George Herbert

"For people who like peace and quiet: a phoneless cord." - Dave Barry

"The noisy vacancy of youth, the quiet vacancy of age." - Mason Cooley

"In my quiet, I was working something out." - Keanu Reeves

"Use ? meditation as a tool to get quiet." - Sonia Choquette

"Quiet is might. Solitude is strength. Introversion is power." - Laurie Helgoe

"When I'm drawing a picture, I feel...quiet inside." - Katherine Applegate

"A quiet fool can go undiscovered for a long time." - Mason Cooley

"Let the weary at length possess quiet rest." - Seneca the Younger

"I can't imagine Revolution being quiet, unassuming, or bashful" - Immortal Technique

"Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way." - Roger Waters

"I ain't quiet.. everybody else is too loud." - John Entwistle

"Some of the most powerful times are when we're quiet" - Michael W Smith

"Peace and quiet are preferred. Victory should not be praised." - Laozi

"The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil." - Albert Schweitzer

"A quiet mind is more important than a positive mind." - Deepak Chopra

"A late lark twitters from the quiet skies." - William Ernest Henley

"Here at the quiet limit of the world." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"When you are crazy you learn to keep quiet." - Philip K Dick

"Be quiet in your mind, quiet in your senses, and also quiet in your body. Then, when all these are quiet, don't do anything. In that state truth will reveal itself to you." - Kabir

"To go beyond you need alert immobility, quiet attention." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"Money can't buy happiness, but it does quiet the nerves." - Joe Louis

"I'm quiet." - Terry Bradshaw

"War begets quiet, quiet idleness, idleness disorder, disorder ruin; likewise ruin order, order virtue, virtue glory, and good fortune." - Walter Raleigh

"Mama says it's okay to be on the quiet side-if quiet means you're listening, watching, taking it all in." - Jacqueline Woodson

"Perfect ignorance is quiet, perfect knowledge is quiet; not so the transition from the former to the latter." - Thomas Carlyle

"The days you work are the best days." - Georgia O'Keeffe

"What are days for? Days are where we live." - Philip Larkin

"Days passing with discovery are the days of real happiness." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Sunny days give us happiness; stormy days give us wisdom." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Long days and pleasant nights" - Stephen King

"Good days are upon us." - Narendra Modi

"Now listen, we need to be quiet as mice. No, quieter than that. As quiet" "Dead mice?" Reynie suggested. "Perfect," said Kate with an approving nod. "As quiet as dead mice." - Trenton Lee Stewart

"To create you must quiet your mind. You need a quiet mind so that ideas will have a chance of connecting." - Eric Maisel

"So let the mind flow like water. Face life with a calm and quiet mind and everything in life will be calm and quiet." - Thich Thien-An

"It is only in a very quiet mind that great things are born; and a quiet mind does not come about through effort, through control, through discipline." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"To be aware of little, quiet things, you need to be quiet inside. A high degree of alertness is required. Be still. Look. Listen. Be present." - Eckhart Tolle

"I'll sit down for an hour or two a few days a week in a quiet place and brainstorm. The earlier in the day, the better, before the parade of distractions starts." - Ted Alexandro

"Three quiet days. This hell fiend is like a cat with a mouse. She lets me loose only to pounce upon me again. I am never so frightened as when every thing is still." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Red Rose, proud Rose, sad Rose of all my days! Come near me, while I sing the ancient ways: Cuchulain battling with the bitter tide; The Druid, grey, wood-nurtured, quiet-eyed, Who cast round Fergus dreams, and ruin untold;" - William Butler Yeats

"Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!" - Charles Dickens

"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

"I live with my family on the top of a hill in the country, and during the days, my house is quiet, save for the occasional excitement of the FedEx truck heading up the driveway. I write." - Dani Shapiro

"We never remember days, only moments." - Cesare Pavese

"You choke my days, I'll choke yours." - Tom Waits

"It's all bullshit on Everest these days." - Edmund Hillary

"The never-ending flight Of future days." - John Milton

"We have happy days, remember good dinners." - Charles Darwin

"fish and visitors stink in 3 days." - Jeff Kinney

"America's best days are yet to come." - Ronald Reagan

"Be ruthless about protecting writing days." - J K Rowling

"Our "overnight" success took 1,000 days." - Brian Chesky

"You dont remember days, you remember moments" - Cesare Pavese

"I have a lot of bad days." - Tyra Banks

"If you give up your quiet life, the bow of Cupid will lose its power." - Ovid

"Is ditchwater dull? Naturalists with microscopes have told me that it teems with quiet fun." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"How rare it is to find a soul quiet enough to hear God speak." - Francois Fenelon

"I'm off for a quiet pint - followed by fifteen noisy ones." - Gareth Chilcott

"When I am designing, my aim is to create tension and then gradually proceed into quiet." - Jacques Wirtz

"A man in business must put up many affronts if he loves his own quiet." - William Penn

"Science lives only in quiet places, and with odd people, mostly poor." - John Ruskin

"Love is all the small moments. It is what fills the quiet." - Jessica Shirvington

"If people would only talk about what they understood, Earth would be a very quiet place." - Albert Einstein

"I'm just tired; I just want the world to be quiet for a bit." - Matthew Healy

"So absolute, it is no other than happiness itself, a breathing too quiet to hear." - Denise Levertov

"Few things are hidden from a quiet child with good eyesight." - Terry Pratchett

"...nothing is creepier than a bunch of adults being very quiet." - Tina Fey

"Both of us were quiet with the recognition that something was ending, and something was beginning." - Lisa Kleypas

"Meditation is a vital way to purify and quiet the mind, thus rejuvenating the body." - Deepak Chopra

"The silence of the mountain is even more beautiful once the birds are quiet." - Taisen Deshimaru

"It's dark already and I'm out here again, talking, telling the story to the quiet night." - Tim Winton

"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

"He's quiet then. We lie next to each other, twin corpses waiting for burial." - Holly Black

"He had never expected death to be this quiet, this secretive, this easy." - Anne Rice

"I've always liked libraries. They're quiet and full of books and full of knowledge." - Haruki Murakami

"Too much quiet left me depressed and consuming condiments for meals." - Tammara Webber

"When I see things, I speak my mind. But I'm a quiet leader, if anything." - Chris Copeland

"The great thing is to know when to speak and when to keep quiet." - Seneca the Younger

"When you open your heart with a quiet mind love rushes in." - Genevieve

"It's the quiet, humble guy that's not saying anything. That's the really dangerous one." - Carlos Condit

"A quiet well-behaved boy is likely to be both frightened and ambitious." - Mason Cooley

"We're disappointed because you think the neighborhood is safe, it's very quiet here." - Elizabeth Oakes Smith

"Liberty is liberty, not equality or fairness or justice or human happiness or a quiet conscience." - Isaiah Berlin

"A quiet mediocrity is still to be preferred before a troubled superfluity." - John Suckling

"The master action, to move forward is a form of inaction; being still and quiet." - Bryant H Mcgill

"That's why school was invented - to give your parents some peace and quiet during the day." - Michael Chabon

"Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The birds are silent in the woods. / Just wait: soon enough / You will be quiet too" - Robert Hass

"Most humans think the appearance of quiet is quiet. They do not see that sometimes the enemy is as quiet as the serpent. Only when it has stolen all of their eggs will they know bad walks in the quiet as well as the noisy." - Tamora Pierce

"Not having children makes less work-but it makes a quiet house." - Susan Glaspell

"Weak people talk and do not act, strong people act and keep quiet." - Eliphas Levi

"I have listened and I have been quiet all my life. But now I will speak." - Jessica Stern

"Quarterbacks have to ask the crowd to quiet down. Pitchers never do." - Thomas Boswell

"I think there is a very quiet power in things that are not on screen" - Guillermo Del Toro

"The very attention given to finding out if the mind can be completely quiet is quietness." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Sometimes you best avoid talking by being quiet, but sometimes you best avoid talking by talking." - Karen Joy Fowler

"The holy time is quiet as a nun Breathless with adoration." - William Wordsworth

"Quiet your mind and stop judging and resisting and manipulating the natural way." - Laozi

"I thought I would have a quiet pint ... and about 17 noisy ones." - Gareth Chilcott

"Simply wait, be quiet, still The world will freely offer itself to you." - Franz Kafka

"Anybody looking for a quiet life has picked the wrong century to born in." - Whittaker Chambers

"You almost wish you could turn off the COMM and just appreciate the deafening quiet." - Rusty Schweickart

"Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies." - John Milton

"Learn the richness of solitude & quiet. That still small voice is yearning to be heard." - Susan Jeffers

"and you try to quiet your mind so you can hear..." - Anne Lamott



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