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Quiet Reflection Quotes


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

"Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action." - Peter Drucker

"In order to reflect, think and plan, you must quiet yourself. You can't see your reflection in churning waters. Water must be still to see your reflection." - Karen Hantze Susman

"A little quiet reflection will remind me that yes to God always leads in the end to joy." - Elisabeth Elliot

"In quiet places, reason abounds." - Adlai Stevenson

"Quiet is better than loud." - Dieter Rams

"Film spectators are quiet vampires." - Jim Morrison

"When you can flatten entire cities at a whim, a tendency towards quiet reflection and seeing-things-from-the-other-fellow's-point- of-view is seldom necessary." - Terry Pratchett

"I get clarity through quiet time, reflection, reading, and meditation. Finding the space between thoughts gives me the energy to take on new challenges with enthusiasm." - Jaime Murray

"George Harrison was known as the quiet Beatle. Quiet people are often quiet because they are deep thinkers." - Ray Comfort

"She smiles at her reflection in a spoon." - Edie Brickell

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

"Peace and quiet govern the world." - Laozi

"Acceptance is a small quiet room." - Cheryl Strayed

"For after the Battle comes quiet." - H G Wells

"In quiet moments, I love to read." - Lauren Tarshis

"My music is a very personal reflection of me, whereas, acting a role, that's a reflection of another character." - Riz Ahmed

"Happiness must be shared. Selfishness it its enemy; to make another happy is to be happy one's self. It is quiet, most easily won in moments of solitude and reflection. It comes from within." - William B. Ogden

"Thanksgiving is a time of quiet reflection; an annual reminder that God has, again, been ever so faithful. The solid and simple things of life are brought into clear focus." - Charles R Swindoll

"One of the things that made me long to be back in prison was that I had so little opportunity for reading, thinking and quiet reflection after my release. I intend, amongst other things, to give myself much more opportunity for such reading and reflection." - Nelson Mandela

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

"It's hard being quiet when one's imagination is so loud" - Brian Basset

"How quiet the writing, how noisy the printing." - Marina Tsvetaeva

"Death is the quiet haven of us all." - William Wordsworth

"Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak." - Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

"Better a quiet death than a public misfortune." - Proverbs

"Very often the quiet fellow has said all he knows." - Kin Hubbard

"I like to have quiet evenings and relax." - Gareth Gates

"Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye." - Austin Omalley

"Love triangles very rarely stay quiet for very long." - Stephen Amell

"It is time for dead languages to be quiet." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"I live a generally quiet life, as it were." - Minnie Driver

"I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst." - Nigella Lawson

"I'm quiet." - Terry Bradshaw

"Very often the quiet fellow has said all he knows" - Kin Hubbard

"Parrots have gone a bit quiet since pirates have gone." - Karl Pilkington

"Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man." - Iain Duncan Smith

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

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

"The good and the wise lead quiet lives." - Euripides

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

"Feeling comes before reflection." - Hugh Reginald Haweis

"I prefer thought to action, an idea to an event, reflection to activity." - Honore De Balzac

"Wisdom comes from reflection." - Deborah Day

"Popular culture is simply a reflection of what the majority seems to want." - Victor Davis Hanson

"Pop culture is a reflection of social change, not a cause of social change." - John Podhoretz

"I had chosen to use my work as a reflection of my values." - Sidney Poitier

"Reflection makes men cowards." - William Hazlitt

"I wish for each of you a time, perhaps only an hour, spent in silent meditation and quiet reflection on the wonder and the majesty of this, the Son of God. Our joy at this season is because He came into the world." - Gordon B Hinckley

"There is nothing of permanent value (putting aside a few human affections) nothing that satisfies quiet reflection-except the sense of having worked according to one's capacity and light to make things clear and get rid of cant and shams of all sorts." - Thomas Huxley

"An important measure of our true commitment to environmental quality is our dedication to protecting the wilderness and its inhabitants. We must recognize their ecological significance and preserve them as sources of inspiration and education. And we need them as places of quiet refuge and reflection." - Richard M. Nixon

"The dark is a quiet place. Reflection and contemplation are the only things to do in it. Well that, and imagine the worst things possible. I don't have to reflect or contemplate or any of those things. I know what the worst things possible are. I know about the things that hide in the dark. Insanity is the least of them." - Tara Brown

"When you are eighty years old, and in a quiet moment of reflection narrating for only yourself the most personal version of your life story, the telling that will be most compact and meaningful will be the series of choices you have made. In the end, we are our choices." - Jeff Bezos

"The dark is a quiet place. Reflection and contemplation are the only things to do in it. Well that, and imagine the worst things possible. I do' have to reflect or contemplate or any of those things. I know what the worst things possible are. I know about the things that hide in the dark. Insanity is the least of them." - Tara Brown

"I think the greatest gift we can give our children is the experience of deep quiet. If we don't help our children cultivate contemplation, reflection, prayer, meditation, or whatever other practice of mindfulness, then they're likely to be completely spun out of their center by the time they're in grade school." - Marianne Williamson

"You will not find a soulmate in the quiet of your room. You must go to a noisy place and look in the quiet corners." - Robert Brault

"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." - Susan 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." - Susan L Taylor

"Music is reflection of self." - Eminem

"The visible world was only an imperfect reflection of the Ideal, which the Philosopher sought to transcend." - Marion Zimmer Bradley

"International Yoga Day is a reflection of the largest knowledge based peoples' movement the world has ever seen." - Narendra Modi

"Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Music is always a reflection of what's going on in the hearts and minds of the culture." - Tori Amos

"To doubt everything, or, to believe everything, are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincare

"Discrimination involves reflection and absorption." - Frederick Lenz

"Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection." - Eugenio Montale

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

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

"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

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

"Reader, I kissed her. A quiet walk we had, she and I." - Gary D. Schmidt

"Deep rivers run quiet." - Haruki Murakami

"Stay low, stay quiet, keep it simple, don't expect too much, enjoy what you have." - Dean Koontz

"But I must admit I miss you terribly. The world is too quiet without you nearby." - Daniel Handler

"You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering." - Ernest Hemingway

"But over all things brooding slept The quiet sense of something lost." - Alfred Tennyson

"There is still time - in the lee, in the quiet, in the extraordinary light." - Robert Adams

"If God wanted me to be quiet he would've never showed me what he does." - Tupac Shakur

"Talk about what you love and keep quiet about what you don't." - Josh Radnor

"Are you in a library or what?! (on the crowd being quiet)" - Stuart Pearce

"I'd rather just stay quiet and play the game. Winning is hard enough as it is." - Tony Gonzalez

"Quiet! I'm expressing myself!" - Ryan Stiles

"Quiet moments recharge me." - Alicia Keys

"In the open air you don't play as many quiet songs as you would normally." - Ira Kaplan

"China is not to be won for Christ by quiet ease-loving men and women." - James Hudson Taylor

"Mistake not. Those pleasures are not pleasures that trouble the quiet and tranquillity of thy life." - Jeremy Taylor

"And lo, The Hospital, grey, quiet, old, Where Life and Death like friendly chafferers meet." - William Ernest Henley

"Hospitality: a little fire, a little food, and an immense quiet." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is peace in the swamp, though the quiet is Death" - Bret Harte

"The presence of God calms the soul, and gives it quiet and repose." - Francois Fenelon

"I kept quiet for eight years. I did not want to hurt the church." - Jessica Hahn

"We remained in Texas leading a quiet home life until 1889." - Calamity Jane

"There is an instinct that emerges when we get quiet with people. We know who's close." - John Odonohue

"Make your enemy afraid, for it is impossible to remain quiet about their moral offences." - Muqtada Al Sadr

"Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away." - Anaxagoras

"I have a real problem with stillness. With just stopping and being quiet." - Gillian Anderson

"I've had a quiet fascination with New Zealand for most of my life." - Richard Dean Anderson

"If you sit quiet long enough, you find out what people really think." - Carol Bartz

"Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions." - Edward Coke

"Sometimes it was so quiet, it's frightening. It really prioritizes things." - Toni Collette

"The Ohio State University has a rich - if quiet - heritage of the arts." - Gordon Gee

"Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet." - Bill Cosby

"Happiness means quiet nerves." - W C Fields

"I enjoy spending time at home or going out for a quiet meal in a restaurant." - Jamie Redknapp

"The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet." - Bill Cosby

"I usually control the environment I'm in, but my control is very quiet and subtle." - Michael Caine

"I have a quiet and an artistic side that many people don't know of." - Kiana Tom

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

"I can't be quiet, as that's when I notice the ringing in my ears." - William

"The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice." - Lord Byron

"I thought marriage was something very quiet and very regular and very bourgeois." - Carla Bruni

"The two sides of Bernie - that's a quiet weapon that I have." - Bernie Mac

"A life without a lonely place, that is, without a quiet center, becomes destructive." - Henri Nouwen

"Attention is riveted on what is tangible, useful, instantly available; the stimulus for deeper thought and reflection may be lacking. Yet human beings have a vital need for time and inner quiet to ponder and examine life and its mysteries... Understanding and wisdom are the fruit of a contemplative eye upon the world, and do not come from a mere accumulation of facts, no matter how interesting." - Pope John Paul Ii

"The very aim of meditation is firstly subjugation of the mind, so that it can no longer be an obstacle to a clear vision of the Supreme cliche. Secondly, it is the full silencing of that mind, so that consciousness becomes similar to the mirror-like surface of a quiet lake or pool. I can see the real Reflection of Truth in it then, but not otherwise." - Mouni Sadhu

"Self-reflection is the school of wisdom." - Baltasar Gracian

"If you work all the time, you lose the intermittence of reflection and thought at every stage. Take breaks - for you and your work." - Peter Megargee Brown

"Realization doesn't destroy the individual any more than the reflection of the moon breaks a drop of water. A drop of water can reflect the whole sky." - Dogen

"Our language is the reflection of ourselves." - Cesar Chavez

"Music is the tonal reflection of beauty." - Duke Ellington

"I truly am the reflection of perfection." - Ricky Martin

"Reliance's success is a reflection of India's capabilities, the talent of her people and the potential of her entrepreneurs, engineers, managers, and workers." - Dhirubhai Ambani

"Today when someone shakes hands with Modi & looks into his eyes, they don't see Modi, but the reflection of 125 crore Indians." - Narendra Modi

"Praise is the reflection of virtue." - Francis Bacon

"They only babble who practise not reflection" - Edward Young

"But unfortunately Locke treated ideas of reflection as if they were another class of objects of contemplation beside ideas of sensation." - Samuel Alexander

"I'm a reflection of the community." - Tupac Shakur

"They only babble who practise not reflection." - Edward Young

"Mozart's music is so pure and beautiful that I see it as a reflection of the inner beauty of the universe." - Albert Einstein

"Dates that come around every year help us measure progress in our lives. One annual event, New Year's Day, is a time of reflection and resolution." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"We are living in a time of many wars. The call for peace must be shouted. Peace sometimes gives the impression of being quiet, but it is never quiet. Peace if always proactive and dynamic." - Pope Francis

"You begin by letting thoughts flow and watching them. The very observation slows down the mind till it stops altogether. Once the mind is quiet, keep it quiet. Don't get bored with peace, be in it, go deeper into it." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"Action film is really easy to do, you just get in a car and smash through things and it's called action. The real key is what happens between the action when it's quiet. Loud is easy. Quiet, real hard." - Sylvester Stallone

"Whoever is holding the power says, "Yeah, let's keep things civil and quiet." Whoever's outside say's, "No, I'm not going to keep things civil and quiet, I'm going to bang on the door."" - Jeff Sharlet

"I have learned that In quiet places, reason abounds, that in quiet people there is vision and purpose, that many things are revealed to the humble that are hidden from the great." - Adlai Stevenson

"Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there-buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day." - Deepak Chopra

"A thing of beauty is a joy forever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing." - John Keats

"I was a pretty nice kid. Kind of quiet, but quiet in terms I wasn't going out and setting fire to anything. I had a big mouth and I was creative type, you know." - Iggy Pop

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

"Quiet cunning bested boastful brawn" - Walter Kirn

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

"Those who are quiet value the words. When their task is completed, people will say: We did it ourselves." - Laozi

"I can only imagine the quiet horror that people must endure when they meet me in person." - Brad Listi

"There is a strength of quiet endurance as significant of courage as the most daring feats of prowess." - Henry Theodore Tuckerman

"Take time to be quiet." - Zig Ziglar

"When you can write music that endures, bravo. Until then, keep quiet and study the work of those who can." - Jennifer Donnelly

"I'm not the quiet sensitive little guy I was. I can't be. There's just too much after me." - Dan Fogelberg

"We are plain quiet folk, and I have no use for adventures. Nasty, disturbing, and uncomfortable things." - J R R Tolkien



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