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"Take time to be quiet." - Zig Ziglar

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

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

"I'm a people person when I'm out, but I'm a homebody. I like my time and peace and quiet." - Kid Cudi

"If you're a leader, it's important to set aside time to quiet yourself and listen for God's direction." - John C Maxwell

"I'm me, and at the same time not me. That's what it felt like. A very still, quiet feeling." - Haruki Murakami

"Touch us gently, Time! Let us glide adown thy stream Gently,-as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream." - Barry Cornwall

"I love that quiet time when nobody's up and the animals are all happy to see me." - Olivia Newton-John

"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

"The more you establish quiet time and mediation as part of your daily discipline, the more you go through the rotation into mirror (dream) worlds." - Stuart Wilde

"People of our time are so formed for agitation and ostentation that goodness, moderation, equability, constancy, and such quiet and obscure qualities are no longer felt." - Michel De Montaigne

"In down times I do things like go for a long bike ride or run. The other thing I'm doing in that quiet time is just observing." - Robin Williams

"There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story." - Linda Hogan

"... women are more quiet. They don't feel called to mount a barrel and harangue by the hour every time they imagine they have produced an idea." - Anna Julia Cooper

"Eternally, woman spills herself away in driblets to the thirsty, seldom being allowed the time, the quiet, the peace, to let the pitcher fill up to the brim." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"I write music just for me. I'm certainly not good enough to do it on any kind of a level but I enjoy that time because it's quiet." - Alex O'Loughlin

"Down time is where we become ourselves... a hiatus that passes for boredom but is really the quiet moving of the wheels inside that fuel creativity." - Anna Quindlen

"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

"I waste at least an hour every day lying in bed. Then I waste time pacing. I waste time thinking. I waste time being quiet and not saying anything because I'm afraid I'll stutter." - Ned Vizzini

"Anyone who thinks that his time is too valuable to spend keeping quiet will eventually have no time for God and his brother, but only for himself and for his own follies." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"If you spent a proper amount of time with me, you would probably wonder if I was on drugs - I'm not. I'm just incredibly hyperactive and manic. I can be quiet and serious at the same time." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Quiet cunning bested boastful brawn" - Walter Kirn

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

"It is the mark of our whole modern history that the masses are kept quiet with a fight. They are kept quiet by the fight because it is a sham-fight; thus most of us know by this time that the Party System has been popular only in the sense that a football match is popular." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I just have a hard time with small talk. My friend Jocelyn says I'm too quiet, but I'm really not quiet. I just tend to come across that way to new people because I don't like to talk first. What if the other person doesn't want to be bothered?" - Lauren Barnholdt

"I'm trying to think of myself at a quiet time. I need to do better with a quiet mind because I'm constantly going and I think that's what feeds me. I've been that way my whole life. But I don't think I picture things so much as I talk them through. Words, words, words. Words and melody." - Kelli O'Hara

"Age puzzles me. I thought it was a quiet time. My seventies were interesting and fairly serene, but my eighties are passionate. I grow more intense as I age." - Florida Scott-Maxwell

"The prayer offered to God in the morning during your quiet time is the key that unlocks the door of the day. Any athlete knows that it is the start that ensures a good finish." - Adrian Rogers

"Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and smells about, it is not quiet for a moment, it trusts nothing until it has examined and made acquaintance with everything." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"The all-victorious Christ is like a great rock in a weary land, to whose shelter we may flee in every time of sorrow or trial, finding quiet refuge and peace in him." - J.R. Miller

"We just sat there quiet for a long time, which was fine, and I was thinking about way back in the very beginning in the Literal Heart of Jesus..." - John Green

"The man who spends his time choosing one resort after another in a hunt for peace and quiet will in every place he visits find something to prevent him from relaxing." - Seneca the Younger

"I listen to music a lot, if I need to get into a particular space. I do stretching and breathing, and take time to mostly be quiet and find the stillness. I think that's important." - Zachary Quinto

"Every time you sit down to meditate, you have to sit down with a resolve to win. You are going to sit there and will your mind to be happy, quiet and still." - Frederick Lenz

"I believe I'm not in the press, just in terms of being photographed and paparazzi all the time, or looking for that sensationalistic type of side or anything like that, so I keep things very quiet." - Dwayne Johnson

"I'm a busy guy but I set aside quiet time every morning and every evening to keep my equilibrium centered on my own path. I don't like being swayed by anything that might be negative or damaging." - Donald Trump

"This was what she needed... the quiet turning to the other in the middle of the night, the wordless meeting of lips, skin, breath. The trust, unfurling one pale petal at a time, that he would be there." - Eileen Wilks

"Time passes slowly. Nobody says a word, everyone lost in quiet reading. One person sits at a desk jotting down notes, but the rest are sitting there silently, not moving, totally absorbed. Just like me." - Haruki Murakami

"The thing to do when one feels sure that he has said or done the right thing and is condemned, is to stand still and keep quiet. If he is right, time will show it." - Booker T Washington

"Ah, but in time the heat of noontide passes, and to it there succeed nightfall and dusk, with a return to the quiet fold where for the weary an the heavy-laden there waits sleep, sweet sleep." - Ivan Turgenev

"I sat up, sliding them off, and the quiet around me did not, for once, seem empty and vast. Instead, for the first time in a while, it felt like it already was full." - Sarah Dessen

"I'm never going to be the lead actor guy. I'm real quiet and real happy and real fortunate to keep working. It's what I do. It's like the circus. I ran away and joined it a long time ago." - Michael Ironside

"I'm a quiet person. I spend time observing, not speaking." - Norman Reedus

"I'm a quiet person. I spend time observing, not speaking." - Norman Reedus

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

"Can you be alone without being lonely? Can you spend time by yourself without craving noise or company of other people? Have you discovered the glory of quiet time spent alone, time spent listening to your soul? Solitude brings with it gifts that come from nowhere else." - Steve Goodier

"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

"He [the Lord] will always hear your prayers and will invariably answer them. However, His answers will seldom come while you are on your knees praying, even when you may plead for an immediate response. Rather, He will prompt you in quiet moments when the Spirit can most effectively touch your mind and heart. Hence, you should find periods of quiet time to recognize when you are being instructed and strengthened." - Richard G Scott

"Quiet time and solitude are vital to helping me keep perspective. I consider myself fortunate to have so much quiet built into my profession. I spend long hours by myself at my easel. And while I work, I think-of the future, of my loved ones, of God's goodness and the many exciting opportunities that surround me. I ponder the challenges I face, the needs of others, the direction my life is going." - Thomas Kinkade

"I've got time, I hope, to make lots of quiet records. So quiet you won't be able to hear them." - Evan Dando

"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

"A horse that has made a positive change in his behavior needs an opportunity to 'soak', to concentrate on & digest what he has learned. He needs his quiet time. Given this opportunity, his response will be better the next time you work with him." - Buck Brannaman

"There is a brief time for sex, and a long time when sex is out of place. But when it is out of place as an activity there still should be the large and quiet space in the consciousness where it lives quiescent. Old people can have a lovely quiescent sort of sex, like apples, leaving the young quite free for their sort." - D H Lawrence

"Perhaps we should stop talking about being faithful to have a quiet time with God each day, as if we were doing something to earn a reward. It would be better to talk about the privilege of spending time with the God of the universe and the importance for our own sake of being consistent in that practice." - Jerry Bridges

"It's nice, when fishing, to catch a fish. But it doesn't really matter if you don't. What you always catch is a quiet time sitting at the water's edge, or in a gently rocking boat, a silent time of water and sky and the movement of natural things." - Ruth Rudner

"In this time of extraordinary pressure, educational and social, perhaps a mother's first duty to her children is to secure for them a quiet and growing time, a full six years of passive receptive life, the waking part of it for the most part spent out in the fresh air." - Charlotte Mason

"There is a time to be quiet and a time to talk." - Aung San Suu Kyi

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

"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

"If you find a reluctancy to go into the presence of God, there may be unconfessed, unrepented sin in your life. Part of your quiet time is to get your heart clean and pure. Each of us needs to take ourselves by the nap of our necks and confess and repent before we come into God's holy presence to fellowship." - Adrian Rogers

"Meditation does not mean just sitting quietly for five or ten minutes. It requires conscious effort. The mind has to be made calm and quiet; at the same time, it has to be vigilant so as not to allow any distracting thoughts or desires to enter." - Sri Chinmoy

"I've got to be able to get my time off whether it's just enjoying my house or the peace and quiet of my family and being there and cooking for them. I love doing that. I also love doing leisure things. I ride horses. I love to shop. I love to drive!" - LisaRaye McCoy-Misick

"If people are not sharing their faith in your church, if they're not having a quiet time, if they're not living godly lives, then you need to change your style of preaching. You are obviously not seeing lives changed through the Word of God. So what is the problem? The problem isn't the Word. The problem is your preaching style." - Bruce Wilkinson

"While things on the surface seem more quiet than at any time since last summer, I do not like the maintenance of what amounts to almost full mobilization in aggressor countries. Surely they cannot afford it and if they had any definite policy of trying to work out economic salvation (except by arms) they would be showing some signs of cutting military expenditures." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"I usually need a lot of time to be completely alone with the particular piece, the composer, and the instrument. I also prefer a very quiet atmosphere, and I usually choose pieces that are very close to my personality, my heart. I think the audience can feel it." - Rafal Blechacz

"It's the time of the night I like best, when most people are asleep and it feels like the world belongs completely to my friends and me, as though nothing exists apart from out little circle: everywhere else is darkness and quiet." - Lauren Oliver

"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

"The fear is like metal on my tongue-I've known him but a fragment of time, and yet I'm certain if I accept his suit, it will destroy a part of me when he leaves." Keir reached forward to tuck her hair behind her ear. "We're all a little broken." Quiet. Potent. "No one goes through life with a whole heart." - Nalini Singh

"If you make films, you're changing rhythm the whole time. You go from a quiet life to an absolutely turbulent life which is typical of moviemaking. And then you get back to your normal life and you have to have nerves of steel." - Geraldine Chaplin

"Rome, like Washington, is small enough, quiet enough, for strong personal intimacies; Rome, like Washington, has its democratic court and its entourage of diplomatic circle; Rome, like Washington, gives you plenty of time and plenty of sunlight. In New York we have annihilated both." - M. E. W. Sherwood

"The next time you see a person with a composed face and a soft voice, remember that inside her mind she might be solving an equation, composing a sonnet, designing a hat. She might, that is, be deploying the power of quiet." - Susan Cain

"Hanael, the Angel of December, will help us enjoy the balance of giving and receiving in many different ways: working and relaxing, giving our support to others and allowing ourselves to receive it in our own lives, having run with friends and having a quiet time alone to replenish our energy." - Margaret Neylon

"I feel it is my Christian duty to be at least as careful in my personal grooming, if not more so, than before my conversion. You may have dry hair and my habits may not be workable for you. But shampooing my hair twice a week is as much a part of my spiritual life as my daily quiet time." - Eugenia Price

"Memory offers up its gifts only when jogged by something in the present. It isn't a storehouse of fixed images and words, but a dynamic associative network in the brain that is never quiet and is subject to revision each time we retrieve an old picture or old words." - Siri Hustvedt

"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

"Finally on Sunday morning, October 7, 1849, "He became quiet and seemed to rest for a short time. Then, gently, moving his head," he said, "Lord help my poor soul." As he had lived so he died-in great misery and tragedy." - Edgar Allan Poe

"The emergence and blossoming of understanding, love, and intelligence has nothing to do with any tradition, no matter how ancient or impressive-it has nothing to do with time. It happens on its own when a human being questions, wonders, inquires, listens, and looks without getting stuck in fear, pleasure, and pain. When self-concern is quiet, in abeyance, heaven and earth are open." - Toni Packer

"I noticed you right away." She gave me an approving look. "I like quiet, polite men. And men who wear Hugo Boss. I was hoping you weren't gay. Or that you were only half-gay. Like Paul." "Uh...sorry," I said. "It's pretty much full-time now. The pay's not great, but the perks..." - Josh Lanyon

"The moment comes when the great nurse, death, takes a human, the child, by the hand and quietly says, "It is time to go home. Night is coming. It is your bedtime, child of earth. Come; you're tired. Lie down at last in the quiet nursery of nature and sleep. Sleep well. The day is gone. Stars shine in the canopy of eternity."" - Joshua L Liebman

"Think with awe on the slow and quiet power of time." - Friedrich Schiller

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

"People who take the time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve." - John Miller

"Night is a more quiet time to work. It aids thought." - Alexander Graham Bell

"Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people." - Deb Caletti

"Make a little time to be quiet by yourself every day and just be." - Bear Grylls

"For my mind, I try to reduce stress by finding quiet time and meditating." - Josh Mcdermitt

"Any artwork needs time and patience and needs above a quiet mind." - Flora Thompson

"Finding some quiet time in your life, I think, is hugely important." - Mariel Hemingway

"Off camera, I am not so quiet, I have a fun time, relaxed." - Latoya London

"I think we're in a quiet time right now. luxury can be in the fit." - Christopher Bailey

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

"No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination." - James Joyce

"When you meditate you have to try to quiet and calm the mind. There should be no thought within the mind. Right now you feel that if you can cherish twenty ideas at a time, then you are the wisest man on earth. The more thoughts that enter into our minds, the more clever we feel we are. But in the spiritual life it is not like that. If consciously we can make the mind calm and quiet, we feel that a new creation dawns inside us." - Sri Chinmoy

"In the craziness of our world, it takes tremendous effort to find a quiet place. It takes time to quiet your mind and your heart before the Lord." - Francis Chan

"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

"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

"The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty. And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms." - Thomas Jefferson

"There is a natural rhythm to the active and receptive energies within us. At times our energy is strong and outgoing - it is time to pursue our goals, take risks, get things accomplished. At other times, our energy is quiet and sensitive, and we need to take time to nurture ourselves, relax, and just 'be' for a while. As we trust and follow this rhythm, we attract everything we need and create everything we truly desire." - Shakti Gawain

"The anterior cingulate fires up as the end result of a series of events. First, estrogen levels fall. Meanwhile, serotonin, the feel-good neurotransmitter, also decreases. The deficiency in serotonin causes the anterior cingulate gyrus to fire up. To make things worse, just about this time the PFC tends to quiet down, which is why women may have a hard time focusing and controlling impulses. So we see emotional difficulties, intensified feelings of sadness, and disturbed sleep." - Daniel Amen

"I don't have time for a job that doesn't leave me time to be quiet or still or to pray." - Barbara Brown Taylor

"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

"Father Time is not always a hard parent and though he tarries for none of his children, often lays his hand lightly upon those who have used him well; making them old men and women inexorably enough, but leaving their hearts and spirits young and in full vigor. With such people the gray head is but the impression of the old fellow's hand in giving them his blessing, and every wrinkle but a notch in the quiet calendar of a well-spent life." - Charles Dickens

"I have had the accomplishment of something like this at heart ever since I was a boy.... So I feel tonight like the man who is lodging happily in the inn which lies half way along the journey and that in time, with a fresh impulse, we shall go the rest of the journey and sleep at the journey's end like men with a quiet conscience." - Woodrow Wilson

"When you are totally defeated you begin again to enjoy the small things around you. Just going to the mountains, not for victory or glory, but to enjoy nature or enjoy fine people. If you always succeed you enjoy the admiration of many people. Being defeated means being limited to the basis existential choices of life. If you can enjoy the quiet evening hours it is beautiful; a hero who always succeeds may not have time to enjoy such things." - Wojciech Kurtyka

"When you see runners in town is easy to distinguish beginners from veterans. The ones panting are beginners; the ones with quiet, measured breathing are the veterans. Their hearts, lost in thought, slowly tick away time. When we pass each other on the road, we listen to the rhythm of each other's breathing, and sense the way the other person is ticking away the moments." - Haruki Murakami

"No father, no son, no mother, no daughter should get so busy that he or she does not have time to study the scriptures and the words of modern prophets. None of us should get so busy that we crowd out contemplation and praying. None of us should become so busy in our formal Church assignments that there is no room left for quiet Christian service to our neighbors." - Spencer W. Kimball

"I've married a man who owns nine cows," said Jinjur to Ozma, "and now I am happy and contented and willing to lead a quiet life and mind my own business." "Where is your husband?" asked Ozma. "He is in the house, nursing a black eye," replied Jinjur, calmly. "The foolish man would insist upon milking the red cow when I wanted him to milk the white one; but he will know better next time, I am sure." - L Frank Baum

"In many other cultures, and certainly in the Eastern world, there's great value put on being, contemplating, and even withdrawing from the world at certain times or for certain periods of time. But we don't really have that in our culture, so it's difficult for many Westerners to learn how to sit down or lie down and just be quiet without going to sleep. We're just not trained to do it." - Shakti Gawain

"Why had I been so afraid? I had not loved enough. I'd been busy, busy, so busy, preparing for life, while life floated by me, quiet and swift as a regatta...I had had all my time, all my chances. I could never do it again, never make it right. I had not loved enough...I had not passed up all my chances to give love or receive it, and I had the future, at least, to try to do better." - Lorene Cary

"Touch us gently, Time! Let us glide adown thy stream Gently,-as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream!" - Bryan Procter

"I'm me, and at the same time not me. That's what it felt like. A very still, quiet feeling." - Haruki Murakami

"Everybody needs to take some time, in some way, to quiet themselves and really listen to their heart." - Jack Kornfield

"It is indeed a radical act of love just to sit down and be quiet for a time by yourself." - Jon Kabat-Zinn



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