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quietness Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about quietness
  1. #1
    “It was a sort of ferocious, quiet beauty, the sort that wouldn’t let you admire it. The sort of beauty that always hurt.”
  2. #2
    “Speak your truth quietly and clearly, and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story.”
  3. #3
    “Grandma’s house was the last one in town. Next to the row of glads was a woven-wire fence, and on the other side of that a cornfield. On the first nights I’d always lie up in bed, listening to the husky whisper of the dry August corn in the fields. Then on the second night I wouldn’t hear anything.”
  4. #4
    “Swift as a deer. Quiet as a shadow. Fear cuts deeper than swords. Quick as a snake. Calm as still water.”
  5. #5
    “In quietness are all things answered,”
  6. #6
    “There was something to be said about the quietness of night. About the stillness. Everything was tranquil and unmoving as though the world had come to a temporary stop in its rotation—ceased its constant spiral of madness.”
  7. #7
    “I sat quietly in a kind of daze (...) far from my bubbly little sister.”
  8. #8
    “Magic does that. It wastes you away. Once it grips you by the ear, the real world gets quieter and quieter, until you can hardly hear it at all.”
  9. #9
    “It is useless to try to make peace with ourselves by being pleased with everything we have done. In order to settle down in the quiet of our own being we must learn to be detached from the results of our own activity.”