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Quietly Quotes


"Boast quietly, with decorum." - Mason Cooley

"I want to live quietly." - Mary Maclane

"Fall was slipping quietly into winter" - Robert Dugoni

"Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Men will not always die quietly." - John Maynard Keynes

"Sit quietly and open up to spirit." - Sharon Janis

"Never underestimate the power of sitting quietly." - Josh Mcdermitt

"falling leaves hide the path so quietly" - John Bailey

"Do the truth quietly without display." - Brennan Manning

"I can't do anything quietly anymore." - Jimmy Wales

"We're quietly aching for something to celebrate" - Mark Nepo

"Where you quietly know within, you have no choice." - John de Ruiter

"Few things move as quietly as the future." - Bernard Williams

"I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly." - Catherine II

"True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice." - Saint Francis De Sales

"I live quietly at home among my family and friends." - Antonio Tabucchi

"I can be very self-destructive, but quietly." - Sam Taylorwood

"I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly." - Catherine The Great

"Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them." - Dion Boucicault

"Love comes quietly... / but you know when it is there..." - Joan Walsh Anglund

"He who has lived obscurely and quietly has lived well." - Ovid

"Go quietly alone, no harm will befall you." - John Muir

"I could live very quietly, do advertising to earn money." - Carine Roitfeld

"If you must make a noise, make it quietly." - Oliver Hardy

"I made the remark that I don't avoid people in order to live quietly, but rather in order to be able to die quietly." - Franz Kafka

"Many ALS patients end up fading away quietly and dying. For me, this was not OK. I did not want to fade away quietly." - Steve Gleason

"I hope to work, support my children and die quietly without pain." - Sean Connery

"All the fame you should look for in life is to have lived it quietly." - Michel De Montaigne

"Silence. All human unhappiness comes from not knowing how to stay quietly in a room." - Blaise Pascal

"All mankind's troubles are caused by one single thing, which is their inability to sit quietly." - Blaise Pascal

"When you've gone as far as you can go, quietly await your next beginning." - John O'Donohue

"My idea of a vacation is to rest quietly in the shade of a blond." - Dick Powell

"I think perhaps we manage our revolutions much more quietly in this country." - Margaret Thatcher

"Sunday is the day people go quietly mad, one way or another." - William Saroyan

"This is war," he say quietly. "Well thank God you're dressed for it, Griggs." - Melina Marchetta

"Oh, it's you," Curran's voice said quietly. "I thought it was an elephant." - Ilona Andrews

"The extraordinary is waiting quietly beneath the skin of all that is ordinary." - Mark Nepo

"Her heart ached as though a knife had quietly slipped between her ribs." - Catherynne M Valente

"So let us go forward quietly, each on his own path, forever making for the light." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Rage against the world, if you like, but quietly, or the Guardians will awake." - Mason Cooley

"Some people feel like they don't deserve love so they walk quietly into the empty spaces." - Christopher Mccandless

"Alasdair Fraser's Culburnie Records has quietly become one of the best Celtic music labels today." - Jim Lee

"Whenever I hear French spoken as I approve, I find myself quietly falling in love." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"When he time comes to leave, just walk away quietly and don't make any fuss." - Banksy

"I find beauty in a very independent state. It lives quietly. It's there to be discovered." - Annie Lennox

"The answers come when you are quietly willing to be without them." - Vernon Howard

"When we speak quietly one to another things somehow get settled." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer." - John Muir

"An eye for an eye." "And the whole world goes blind," Coral puts in quietly." - Lauren Oliver

"All man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone." - Blaise Pascal

"The sepulchre, Wherein we saw thee quietly inurn'd, Hath op'd his ponderous and marble jaws." - William Shakespeare

"I said nothing-I had' known Marya, and anyway, "listening quietly" was my general social strategy" - John Green

"The greatest and most powerful revolutions often start very quietly, hidden in the shadows. Remember that." - Richelle Mead

"I have tried to live very quietly, so I could be happy." - Kay Ryan

"As lives go, I'll take the quietly desperate over the radically bipolar." - John Green

"One may live tranquilly in a dungeon; but does life consist in living quietly?" - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"It's amazing what you can see when you just sit quietly and look." - Jacqueline Kelly

"In two words," said Alan quietly, "there is nothing I love half as much as you." - Sarah Rees Brennan

"Is it better to outmonster the monsters or to be quietly devoured?" - Laurell K Hamilton

"The reason for designing new media is simple-to subtly and quietly change the world." - Hillman Curtis

"Heroes are people who rise to the occasion and slip quietly away." - Tom Brokaw

"One man's word is no man's word; we should quietly hear both sides." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If you would rule the world quietly, you must keep it amused." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Suffering borne in the will quietly and patiently is a continual, very powerful prayer before God." - Jane Frances de Chantal

"Live more quietly. Live more seeking God's presence in your own heart." - Goswami Kriyananda

"To be alive is to listen quietly while other people talk. That's how you learn something." - Rachel Kushner

"It's amazing what you can get if you quietly, clearly and authoritatively demand it." - Meryl Streep

"[To the suggestion that Great Britain might someday want a Republic:] We'll go quietly." - Queen Elizabeth II

"If you listen quietly enough life will whisper its secrets to you" - Rasheed Ogunlaru

"Love doesn't need to be answered, It just quietly and freely gives." - John de Ruiter

"You dinna need to understand me, Sassenach," he said quietly. "So long as you love me." - Diana Gabaldon

"If you feel guilty or quietly ashamed, seek the power of the Atonement." - Neill F. Marriott

"Men walk through tragedy, quietly, calm and precise on the outside, tearing themselves to shreds inside." - Steven Herrick

"But what was the point of living so quietly you made no noise at all?" - Libba Bray

"Know yourself fearlessly (even quietly) for all the things you are." - Aberjhani

"Inspiration comes to us slowly and quietly . prime it with a little solitude." - Brenda Ueland

"We will not win our rights by staying quietly in our closets." - Harvey Milk

"Why will you take by force what you may have quietly by love?" - Chief Powhatan

"Your strength is how calmly, quietly and peacefully you face life." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"Unseen, in the background, Fate was quietly slipping the lead into the boxing-glove." - P G Wodehouse

"Any piece of clothing can be sexy with a quietly passionate woman inside it." - Anonymous

"A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled." - Sir Barnett Cocks

"You don't take a photograph. You ask, quietly, to borrow it." - Anonymous

"They are their own monuments, as is this quietly thrilling sentence." - Stanley Fish

"Nun 2: (Very quietly) Sir, be grateful for the music. Most of us die in silence." - Peter Greenaway

"When you put Listerine in your mouth, it hurts. Germs do not go quietly." - Mitch Hedberg

"Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows, by itself." - Matsuo Basho

"He is thinking quietly: I should not have got out of the habit of prayer." - William Faulkner

"All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone." - Blaise Pascal

"Sometimes you move publicly, sometimes privately. Sometimes quietly, sometimes at the top of your voice." - James Baker

"The important thing is to know how to take all things quietly." - Michael Faraday

"Kahlan stood quietly in the shadows, watching, as evil knocked softly on the door." - Terry Goodkind

"Unseen in the background, Fate was quietly slipping lead into the boxing-glove." - P G Wodehouse

"I said nothing-I hadn't known Marya, and anyway, "listening quietly" was my general social strategy" - John Green

"One day an army of gray-haired women may quietly take over the Earth!" - Gloria Steinem

"Is it better to out-monster the monster or to be quietly devoured?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The parts for women, you're either like the quietly suffering wife or the wild girl." - Lauren Graham

"The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout." - Alice Walker

"Anybody who speaks quietly and shrivels up in company is unbelievably arrogant." - Orson Welles

"Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time it sneaks up and then quietly steals away." - Doug Larson

"My gayness became quietly accepted and, shock of all shocks, life went on." - Lance Loud

"Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs?" - Spike Milligan

"There is no end to the violations committed by children on children, quietly talking alone." - Elizabeth Bowen

"Wealthy people in Australia tend to give, and give very quietly." - Andrew Forrest

"Ask dumb questions and listen quietly for the answers. That's a wisdom stair climber." - Greg Gutfeld

"From its humble origins in college dorm rooms, social media has quietly crept into the boardroom." - Ryan Holmes

"Dilsey stroked Ben's head, slowly and steadily, smoothing the bang upon his brow. He wailed quietly, unhurriedly. Hush, Dilsey said. Hush, now. We be gone in a minute. Hush, now. He wailed quietly and steadily." - William Faulkner

"Listening is an essential part of praying. Answers from the Lord come quietly-every so quietly. In fact, few hear his answers audibly with their ears. We must be listening carefully or we will never recognize them." - H. Burke Peterson

"Just as the chicken pox virus continues to live quietly in the body after the disease is gone, the god virus may live quietly in the host until something evokes it." - Darrel Ray

"There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender, but it's a lot different than when I started out. It just comes quietly, slowly, sometimes so quietly that you don't realize it until you start looking back." - Eddie Bernice Johnson

"Speak your truth quietly & clearly; and listen to others, even the dull & ignorant; they too have their story." - Max Ehrmann

"I am not... totally unreceptive to colour providing it makes its appearance quietly, deferentially, and without undue fanfare." - Fran Lebowitz

"She was truest to them in the season of trial, as all the quietly loyal and good will always be." - Charles Dickens

"Leaders who led their organizations quietly and humbly, were much more effective than flashy, charismatic high profile leaders." - James C Collins

"The greatest joy of a thinking man is to have searched the explored and to quietly revere the unexplored." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I wish I had a hundred years, she said, very quietly. A hundred years I could give to you." - Patrick Ness

"Why is a believer patient? Because he looks for the coming of the Lord...He waits quietly for the King." - J C Ryle

"I sleep. I dream. I make up things that I would never say. I say them very quietly." - Richard Siken

"A heart that overflows may seek out merrymaking and boisterous festivities to quietly rejoice, unnoticed amidst the reveling crowds." - Franz Grillparzer

"Did you ever sit quietly with your back straight, not moving, just only cherishing the beauty of silence?" - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed. It happens quietly. It happens inevitably. Don't underestimate God's power." - Alistair Begg

"Everybody should live quietly whether his experiences are happy or sad, whether they are successes or failures. That is contentment." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Sad and sweet and wise Here a child reposes; Dust is on his eyes, Quietly he lies - Satan, strew Roses." - Robert Williams Buchanan

"When we lose our liberties, it does not happen in one dramatic moment, but gradually and quietly." - John E. Moss

"I will go on quietly and slowly, but I will go on firmly, and with a certainty of success." - Daniel O'Connell

"When Will truly wants something," said Jem, quietly, "when he feels something - he can break your heart." - Cassandra Clare

"I thank all missionaries, men and women who quietly work hard for the Lord and their brothers and sisters." - Pope Francis

"All the unhappiness of men arises from one single fact, that they cannot stay quietly in their own chamber." - Blaise Pascal

"She quietly expected great things to happen to her, and no doubt that's one of the reasons why they did." - Zelda Fitzgerald

"To walk quietly until the miracle in everything speaks is poetry, whether we write it down or not." - Mark Nepo

"Myrnin to Claire: "If anyone comes to bite you while I'm gone - well, try not to attract attention. Die quietly." - Rachel Caine

"Dreaming permits each and everyone of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives." - William Dement

"The highest happiness of man is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Instead, I quietly excused myself and went to the bar, to commune with spirits I know how to relate to." - Mary Roach

"Now I am quietly waiting for the catastrophe of my personality to seem beautiful again, and interesting, and modern." - Frank O'Hara

"Goodness," Myrnin said quietly. "I don't think I should be watching this. I don't think I'm old enough." - Rachel Caine

"Years have passed and how I am anxiously watching the twilight of my childhood, quietly sinking, never to rise again." - Shan Sa

"No matter how quietly homophobia is whispered, it doesn't make it any less loud. You can't whisper hate," - Leisha Hailey

"Your giving is sacred and therefore should be kept secret. It is wise to give quietly with no strings attached." - Catherine Ponder

"Truly, God works in mysterious ways. The wheels of His mercy and justice move quietly, but they do move." - Billy Graham

"The sole cause of all human misery is the inability of people to sit quietly in their rooms." - Blaise Pascal

"It is my wish and the wishes of my people to live peaceably and quietly with you." - Cornplanter

"Who can wait quietly until the mud settles? Who can remain still until the moment of action?" - Laozi

"Women should listen and learn quietly and submissively. I do not let women teach men or have authority over them." - Pat Robertson

"Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives" - William C. Dement

"I hid myself within myself ... and quietly wrote down all my joys, sorrows and contempt in my diary." - Anne Frank

"One must be patient like the earth. What iniquities are being perpetuated on her! Yet she quietly endures them all." - Sarada Devi

"He wanted to cry quietly but not for himself: for the words, so beautiful and sad, like music." - James Joyce

"Do not deride someone's faith simply because you do not share it, Lord Cladent," Sazed said quietly." - Brandon Sanderson

"Like the fact that the person Sirius cared for the most about in the world was you," said Dumbledore quietly." - J K Rowling



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