Much silence and a good disposition, there are no two works better than those.
Still waters run deep.
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock in a thunderstorm.
When women are supposed to be quiet, a talkative woman is a woman who talks at all.
The sole cause of man's unhappiness is that he does not know how to stay quietly in his room.
Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies.
I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, And the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking, And a gray mist on the sea's face and a gray dawn breaking.
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.