Quotations on Quiet

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Woody Allen sets are very quiet. Extraordinary sense of power from a man who doesn't do anything except just stand there.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Power, Man, Quiet, Sense)

Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away.
- Anaxagoras
(Keywords: Men, Quiet, Words)

Be quiet, or my wife will take away your first born and make him or her work in one of her sweatshops!
- Marc Anthony
(Keywords: Work, Wife, First, Quiet, Will)

From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
- Hilaire Belloc
(Keywords: Love, Winning, Beginning, First, Friends, Laughter, Nothing, Quiet, Worth)

In fact at home I sometimes like to be quiet and hear the sounds of the world outside.
- Brenda Blethyn
(Keywords: Home, Fact, Quiet, World)

O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest, let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast.
- Anne Boleyn
(Keywords: Death, Quiet, Rest)

Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity. I'm just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me. That was kind of weird.
- Lisa Bonet
(Keywords: Success, People, Quiet, Self)

I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers - mostly small and humble - who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front.
- Norman Borlaug
(Keywords: Food, War, Fighting, Losing, Production, Quiet, Scientists, Years)

It won't make for a quiet life but it will make for an interesting paper vastly more significant because it is doing something only a daily paper can do.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
(Keywords: Life, Quiet, Will)

If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.
- John Bunyan
(Keywords: Comfort, Quiet, Will)

What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.
- George Byron
(Keywords: Travel, Existence, Man, Quiet, Waiting)

The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Children, Quiet, Voice)

Let me say that the path I did take for a brief period of my life was not of reckless drug use, hurting others, but it was a path of quiet rebellion, of a little experimentation of a darker side of my confusion in a confusing world, lost in the midst of finding my identity.
- Jennifer Capriati
(Keywords: Life, Confusion, Identity, Quiet, Rebellion, World)

I have been a man of great sins, but He has been a God of great mercies; and now, through His mercies, I have a conscience as sound and quiet as if I had never sinned.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: God, Conscience, Man, Now, Quiet, Sound)

I say, traitors; as some men live upon the reward of treachery, for their quiet and liberty; if it may be called a liberty, as it is redeemed with the betraying of the interest of Christ, and the blood of His people.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: Men, People, Blood, Christ, Interest, Liberty, May, Quiet, Reward, Treachery)

Nothing is secret once you tell anyone. If you want to keep it quiet - don't tell a soul.
- Richard Chamberlain
(Keywords: Soul, Nothing, Quiet, Want)

A women 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
(Keywords: Women, Man, Quiet, Right, Talking, Will)

What I find very interesting about the mutual funds managers is that here are people who are the new masters of the universe. They're managing billions, yet they're subject to this quiet daily tyranny of numbers.
- Ron Chernow
(Keywords: People, Managers, Numbers, Quiet, Tyranny, Universe)

Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.
- Agatha Christie
(Keywords: Dogs, Quiet, World, Wounds)

Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions.
- Edward Coke
(Keywords: Mother, Cause, Certainty, Quiet, Uncertainty)

In school I was pretty quiet. Kinda shy until my junior year. But at home I was a freak.
- Dane Cook
(Keywords: Home, Pretty, Quiet, School)

The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.
- Bill Cosby
(Keywords: Truth, Justice, Parents, Quiet, Want)

But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I'll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes.
- Cindy Crawford
(Keywords: Peace, Beach, Moments, Quick, Quiet, Tea)

Don't Cry Daddy is a pretty sad song. He got to the end of it and it was just real quiet and Elvis says, I'm gonna cut that someday for my daddy. And, by God, he did. He lived up to his word.
- Mac Davis
(Keywords: God, End, Pretty, Quiet, Song, Word)

Silence, exile, cunning and so on... it's my nature to keep quiet about most things. Even the ideas in my work.
- Don DeLillo
(Keywords: Nature, Work, Ideas, Cunning, Quiet, Silence)

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
(Keywords: Childhood, Christmas, Man, Old, Quiet, Youth)

We have been through this is biennial convulsion four or five different times over the past 10 or 12 years, and now it appears that we are going through this quiet agony all over again.
- Everett Dirksen
(Keywords: Now, Past, Quiet, Years)

As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there.
- John Donne
(Keywords: Being, Parliament, Quiet, states)

We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily. We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet.
- William O. Douglas
(Keywords: Challenge, Quiet, Word)

In some movies you feel like you're a very small part of a huge machine. Whereas in the theater you can have a very small part, but you can still feel the weight and the gravity of it. Given the nature of theater, it's a more concentrated and quiet experience.
- Minnie Driver
(Keywords: Experience, Movies, Nature, Gravity, Machine, Quiet, Theater, Weight)

Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
- Peter Drucker
(Keywords: Action, Quiet, Reflection, Will)

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
- Albert Einstein
(Keywords: Life, Mind, Quiet, Solitude)

The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning.
- Arthur Erickson
(Keywords: Architecture, Beginning, Quiet, Voice)

The show originally started out as a ten hour mini-series. We shot two hours and then were excused for a while, for no apparent reason. Things went very quiet for a time and then a few months later we were called back and told that it was going to be a full season.
- Gil Gerard
(Keywords: Time, Months, Quiet, Reason)

It was so quiet that morning in Paris that the heels of my two companions and myself were loud on the deserted pavements. It was a city of shuttered shops, and barred windows, and deserted avenues.
- Philip Gibbs
(Keywords: Deserted, Paris, Quiet, Shops, Windows)

They make Spy Kids, they make Scream, they make A Scary Movie. This doesn't do that, so it could be a very bad marriage. I'm trying to keep this potential nightmare quiet because we're just finishing editing.
- Terry Gilliam
(Keywords: Marriage, Kids, Potential, Quiet, Trying)

You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read about it the next morning in the newspaper.
- Arthur Golden
(Keywords: Men, Evening, Expectation, Houses, Quiet, Tea, Will)

I like the variety. But basically my choice of films is a small intimate film. Quiet film, no action, just people in relationships. That's what I like the most.
- Jerry Goldsmith
(Keywords: People, Action, Choice, Film, Quiet, Relationships, Variety)

I kept quiet for eight years. I did not want to hurt the church.
- Jessica Hahn
(Keywords: Church, Hurt, Quiet, Want, Years)

We had people of all backgrounds coming together - all races, all creeds, all colors, all status in life. And coming together there was a kind of quiet dignity and a kind of sense of caring and a feeling of joint responsibility.
- Dorothy Height
(Keywords: Life, People, Caring, Colors, Dignity, Feeling, Quiet, Responsibility, Sense)

For me, first, it's finding quiet in my life - and I do that through yoga and meditation. It's also been a matter of changing the way I eat, because I think what we eat can inform who we are; food is a chemical and a drug to a certain extent.
- Mariel Hemingway
(Keywords: Food, Life, First, Meditation, Quiet, Yoga)

Therefore, let us not despair, but instead, survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take, and then address ourselves to our common task in a mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence, without haste and without pause.
- Arthur Henderson
(Keywords: Action, Confidence, Despair, Haste, Quiet, Resolution)

People are never quiet. It's go, go, go. I'm a go-getter, but you need rest and silence, just to sit around and think about things.
- Dana Hill
(Keywords: People, Quiet, Rest, Silence)

People were talking while I was playing, so I got up and left the stage. I've gotten to the point where I'm not really very patient with patrons rapping during the show. And the people were all nice and quiet when I cam back.
- Bruce Hornsby
(Keywords: People, Quiet, Talking)

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time; it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
- Karl Jaspers
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Open, Quiet, Reason, Space)

Musicians want to be the loud voice for so many quiet hearts.
- Billy Joel
(Keywords: Musicians, Quiet, Voice, Want)

It required a strong heart to stand up against such talk, but I urged my people to be quiet and not to begin a war.
- Chief Joseph
(Keywords: War, People, Heart, Quiet, Talk)

You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
- Franz Kafka
(Keywords: Choice, Ecstasy, Feet, Quiet, Will, World)

You kept quiet... When these victims wanted your help to survive, you kept quiet.
- Paul Kagame
(Keywords: Help, Quiet, Victims)

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
- Helen Keller
(Keywords: Experience, Success, Soul, Character, Ambition, Quiet, Suffering)



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