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Top 100 The Quiet Man Quotes

#1. I wondered why I was so startled by the encounter when there was something that seemed utterly inevitable about the moment. Not in any grand, destined sense; just in the quiet, stubborn way that unfinished business has of imposing its will on the unwilling. - Author: Emily Giffin
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#2. I was taught by my parents that people who are loud don't have anything to say. I've found if you're suggesting quite big changes, a quiet style may be reassuring. - Author: Bill Drayton
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#3. You will discover that silence is a spectrum where there is no end to how deep you can go. It is there, in the eternal quiet, that you will find the mastery that you seek. - Author: Graeme Rodaughan
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#4. Remember to say what you mean, but don't say it meanly. - Author: Elizabeth George
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#5. And yet, in truth it is in the quiet details of our life together where I have found the most meaning. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#6. And his eyes frighten me, too. They're the eyes of an old man, an old man who's seen so much in life that he no longer cares to go on living. They're not even desperate ... just quiet and expectant, and very, very lonely, as if he were quite alone of his own free choice. - Author: Anne Holm
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#7. Sometimes, there's no one around to tell you to be quiet... to be very, very quiet. Sometimes you need to be quiet when you're all alone. - Author: Jay Asher
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#8. I have a habit of filling quiet moments with stupid chatter rather than intelligent vocal contributions to society. - Author: Jessica Thompson
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#9. When you don't know what to do, do nothing. Get quiet so you can hear the still, small voice. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#10. The famous are balloons far up in the sky, to be envied for their quiet freedom or shot down as enemies. - Author: Arthur Miller
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#11. Chrissy," she said. Her voice was quiet, measured. I thought I detected something in it, some new emotion. Fear. "Describe Ben to me. - Author: S.J. Watson
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#12. I pin my hopes to quiet processes and small circles in which vital and transforming events take place. - Author: Rufus Jones
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#13. In this quiet place on a quiet street
where no one ever finds us
gently, lovingly, freedom gives back our pain.
from poem In a Quiet Place on a Quiet Street - Author: Aberjhani
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#14. As one who appreciated the tragic side of eating, it seemed to him that anything other than fruit for dessert implied a reprehensible frivolity, and cakes in particular ended up annihilating the flavour of quiet sadness that must be allowed to linger at the end of a great culinary performance. - Author: Manuel Vazquez Montalban
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#15. If you are anxious, you can't learn. It's like dropping seeds on concrete. With a quiet mind, people take things in. - Author: Herbert Benson
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#16. My parents were not musical, and they were not effervescent people; everything was very quiet. The music that I played was loud; it used to drive them up the wall. My father died, and that was a tragedy for everybody, but suddenly I didn't have anybody to stop me from doing what I wanted to do. - Author: Don McLean
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#17. But when you're naturally better than everyone else, and when that talent is so utterly obvious, being quiet doesn't translate as humble. It translates as boredom. - Author: Chuck Klosterman
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#18. I can only imagine the quiet horror that people must endure when they meet me in person. - Author: Brad Listi
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#19. Inside this new love, die. Your way begins on the other side ... . Die, and be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign that you've died. Your old life was a frantic running from silence. The speechless full moon comes out now. - RUMI - Author: Tim Farrington
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#20. She told them simply and directly that the meadow was a place of peace and beauty, where indeed if one came to it in a quiet manner, the animals would not be disturbed; for there are lovely birds, and squirrels and field mice, and sometimes deer. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#21. When you're listening to the radio, you're hearing dance beats, all the bells and whistles, and 'Say Something' makes you quiet and forces you to listen. - Author: Ian Axel
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#22. It took strength to be quiet. It took strength to be kind. It took strength to let other people's cruelty bounce right off of you. - Author: April Genevieve Tucholke
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#23. You need a quiet place where you can find someone who will listen, someone who will make you feel less like a mistake in a universe intended for assholes and Marines. - Author: Christopher Rice
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#24. Presently a vagrant poodle dog came idling along, sad at heart, lazy with the summer softness and the quiet, weary of captivity, sighing for change. - Author: Mark Twain
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#25. It is difficult to believe in the dreadful but quiet war lurking just below the serene facade of nature. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#26. You see, the richest people I know don't always understand what is going on. They don't always like what they see. But they have a quiet confidence that God will put all things together for their good. - Author: Phil Callaway
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#27. So the wolfling is leaving his den to play among the lions, he said in a voice of quiet satisfaction. - Author: George R R Martin
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#28. What was it like out there? Away from the city?"

"Quiet," Gib chuckled. "My neighbor once had a chicken lay an egg that hatched two chicks. That was big news for a year. - Author: Shiriluna Nott
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#29. Because what else are we going to do? Say no? Say no to an opportunity that may be slightly out of our comfort zone? Quiet our voice because we are worried it is not perfect? I believe great people do things before they are ready. - Author: Amy Poehler
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#30. 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. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#31. The man now retrieved a linen cloth and stuffed it deep into Katherine's mouth. "Death," he
whispered to her, "should be a quiet thing. - Author: Dan Brown
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#32. Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away. - Author: Anaxagoras
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#33. I read like a crazy person, I play the piano, and I'm a photographer. I always say my photography keeps me sane. I spend a lot of time in the darkroom. It's a very solitary, quiet life when I'm not working. - Author: Alaina Huffman
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#34. As any parent can tell you, it's better to keep your mouth shut and your eyes open when you go looking for kids who are being unreasonably quiet. They're probably doing something they don't want you to see, and if they hear you coming, they'll hide the evidence. I - Author: Elizabeth Bear
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#35. What I feel we ought to do at this juncture is to dash off somewhere where it's quiet and there aren't so many housesdancing the 'Blue Danube' and shove some tea into ourselves. And over the pot and muffins I shall have something veryimportant to say to you. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#36. Carrying lockpicks was one bad sign. On the other hand, Owl was taking long enough getting the lock open she almost counted as honest.
"I'm not going to offer to do that," he said. "It'd just annoy you."
"If you do not wish to annoy me, be silent. I'm trying to be quiet about this. - Author: Joanna Bourne
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#37. The older I get, the more I want to do. It beats death, decay or golf in unfortunate trousers. Peace and quiet depress me. - Author: Simon Schama
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#38. Yes, I played inside the Taj Mahal, but the experience was also a quiet, inner experience. - Author: Paul Horn
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#39. At the same time I hear a word so soft and quiet I wonder if he said it up on the hill and the wind has just now carried it down to me. - Author: Ally Condie
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#40. There were millions of such families anxious only for peace and quiet in their own little nests. These were the mounting blocks by which the criminals climbed to power and kept it. - Author: Simon Wiesenthal
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#41. The man who loves God with a true heart, and prizes him above all things, sometimes sheds floods of tears at prayer, and has in abundance of favours and spiritual feelings coming upon him with such vehemence, that he is forced to cry out, Lord! let me be quiet! - Author: Philip Neri
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#42. And I often tell friends: "When you don't know what to do, do nothing. Get quiet so you can hear the still, small voice, your inner GPS guiding you to true North. - Author: Ashwin Sanghi
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#43. Her legacy was her quiet dignity and instinctive rage against injustice, ... What she determined on the spot was that her dignity would not allow her to be treated unjustly. - Author: Diane Watson
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#44. If it's a romantic holiday, the only thing I need is my wife. We love quiet and calm places where we can't be disturbed. Neither of us likes being in busy places; we would much rather stay in our hotel room and enjoy each other's company. - Author: Jean Reno
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#45. I work on quiet call nights in the hospital, on airplanes and on my sailboat when I have a bit of time - I cram it into wherever it will fit. - Author: Kevin Patterson
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#46. The Dhamma is revealing itself in every moment, but only when the mind is quiet can we understand what it is saying, for the Dhamma teaches without words. - Author: Ajahn Chah
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#47. My suggestion to newspapers everywhere is to give the public a reason to read them again. So here's an idea: get on a big story with widespread public appeal, devote your best resources to it, say a quiet prayer, and swing for the fences. - Author: Graydon Carter
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#48. God never hurries. There are no deadlines against which he must work. Only to know this is to quiet our spirits and relax our nerves. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#49. In the quiet spaces opened up by the prolonged, undistracted reading of a book, people made their own associations, drew their own inferences and analogies, fostered their own ideas. They thought deeply as they read deeply. - Author: Nicholas Carr
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#50. To me sometimes a mute sky is more expressive than the roaring sea - Author: Munia Khan
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#51. Peace, comfort, quiet, happiness, I have found away from home. Only your own family, those nearest and dearest, can hurt you. - Author: Mary Boykin Chesnut
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#52. Anybody looking for a quiet life has picked the wrong century to born in. - Author: Whitaker Chambers
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#53. To feel the grace of God in a painting of the dear, quiet commonness of a domestic interior, or in a landscape, seascape, cityscape, trains us to feel the grace of God in the thing itself in situ. - Author: Susan Vreeland
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#54. In truth we are not separate from each other or from the world, from the whole earth, the sun or moon or billions of stars, not separate from the entire universe. Listening silently in quiet wonderment, without knowing anything, there is just one mysteriously palpitating aliveness. - Author: Toni Packer
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#55. Life is like watching Fast and the Furious 6. Its not easy, most of the time its just dumb and pointless, everything is fake, there is a lot of noise, but if you close your eyes and picture yourself in an open field or a quiet forest, you can maybe make it to the end without killing yourself - Author: Jon Lajoie
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#56. His warm voice
tiptoes into the
quiet room. - Author: Lisa Schroeder
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#57. The trouble is that once you see it, you can't unsee it. And once you've seen it, keeping quiet, saying nothing, becomes as political an act as speaking out. There's no innocence. Either way, you're accountable. - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#58. Meditate.
Live purely. Be quiet.
Do your work with mastery.
Like the moon, come out
from behind the clouds!
Shine - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#59. The next day Mrs Honeyfoot told her husband that John Segundus was exactly what a gentleman should be, but she feared he would never profit by it for it was not the fashion to be modest and quiet and kind-hearted. - Author: Susanna Clarke
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#60. I usually control the environment I'm in, but my control is very quiet and subtle. - Author: Michael Caine
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#61. Sun lighting a child's hair. A friend's embrace. Slow dancing in a safe and quiet place. The pleasures of an ordinary life. - Author: Judith Viorst
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#62. I was the quiet kid in the corner, reading a book. In elementary school, I read so much and so often during class that I was actually forbidden from reading books during school hours by my teachers. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#63. For a moment, she was quiet. Then she grabbed my hand, whispered, "Run run run run run," and took off, pulling me behind her. - Author: John Green
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#64. The harvest of a quiet eye, That broods and sleeps on his own heart. - Author: William Wordsworth
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#65. I need not shout my faith. Thrice eloquent Are quiet trees and the green listening sod; Hushed are the stars, whose power is never spent; The hills are mute: yet how they speak of God! - Author: Charles Hanson Towne
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#66. I love medieval cities; they do not clamor for attention; they possess their souls - their riches - in quiet; formal, courteous, they reveal themselves slowly, stone by stone, garden by garden; hidden treasures wait calmly to be loved and yield to introspective wandering. - Author: Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
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#67. You have no idea how much it contributes to the general politeness and pleasantness of diplomacy when you have a little quiet armed force in the background - Author: George F. Kennan
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#68. Calm, gentle, passionless as he appeared, there was yet, we fear, a quiet depth of malice, hitherto latent, but active now, in this unfortunate old man, which led him to imagine a more intimate revenge than any mortal had ever wreaked upon an enemy. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#69. Part of what we seek in Buddhism is the sense of quiet observation. We don't get so involved in a state of mind that we forget that it's just another transient state of mind, no matter how much ecstasy or agony is involved. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#70. And each forgets, as he strips and runs With a brilliant, fitful pace, It's the steady, quiet, plodding ones Who win in the lifelong race. And each forgets that his youth has fled, Forgets that his prime is past, Till he stands one day, with a hope that's dead, In the glare of the truth at last. - Author: Robert W. Service
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#71. Hear that quiet, man?' he said. 'That quiet - just listen. There's your moral. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#72. I hope you won't mind, because I haven't shaved since this morning, but I'm going to take you round the next quiet corner and kiss you. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#73. I grew up a really shy kid, but I always surrounded myself with a lot funny people. It depends on the day - if I feel like being quiet, I will be. I'm not a complete goofball, though. - Author: Manny Montana
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#74. I convinced my parents to let me see an agent, but because I had been taught never to speak to strangers, I was so quiet during the interview, they said to bring me back when I was older. - Author: Jason Fuchs
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#75. We can make our minds so like still water that beings gather around us, that they may see their own images, and so live for a moment with a clearer perhaps even a fiercer life because of our quiet. William Butler Yeats - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#76. I was quiet. If I really wanted to say something, I would. I just wasn't interested in saying anything. - Author: Nelsan Ellis
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#77. In the Western world there isn't much value given to the necessity for just being quiet. And just resting, and just being, without a focus or a goal. At least a certain amount in our lives - we don't need to do half and half; it's okay if we're doing a lot of doing, we just need some being mixed in. - Author: Shakti Gawain
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#78. Learn to follow the quiet voice within that speaks in feelings rather than words; follow what you 'hear' inside, rather than what others may be telling you to do. - Author: Bob Proctor
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#79. In the new quiet I heard the sea as if my ears were laid against the ocean floor. I could hear everything. The rumbling earthquake of a ship and spider crabs moving between weeds. - Author: Deborah Levy
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#80. From New Year's Eve through the third of January, the streets of Tokyo grew quiet, as if all the people had disappeared. - Author: Shogo Oketani
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#81. I'm kind of a quiet leader, and I just try to lead by example. But then sometimes you have to say something. - Author: Chamique Holdsclaw
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#82. It's quiet. No cars. No birds. Nothing.'
'No radio waves,' said the Doctor. 'Not even Radio Four.'
'You can hear radio waves?'
'Of course not. Nobody can hear radio waves,' he said unconvincingly. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#83. Don't make light of werewolves, Jessica,' Luke said in a quiet voice. 'They're very serious business. - Author: Francine Pascal
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#84. I felt like I could write about quiet, self-contained moments and also about those moments when the world rushes in again. - Author: Jenny Offill
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#85. When I'm invisible I don't have to feel anything. The pain and grief and fear goes away. I go numb and quiet. - Author: Cecily Anne Paterson
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#86. I was so shy and so quiet, and the only time I had my own voice and I could really connect with people was when I was singing or on stage. - Author: Emeli Sande
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#87. Sometimes life's most important moments are quiet, a decision made quick and calm. - Author: Sarah Ockler
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#88. I like quiet. No television cameras. I'm not the Hollywood type. - Author: Tadashi Shoji
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#89. LISTEN to the small, quiet voice within that only ever guides you with love and compassion. Let yourself receive the inspiration of beauty and kindness. Let yourself rediscover peace in your heart. And, from that secure place, meet whatever comes. - Author: Stephanie Dowrick
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#90. That,' he confessed aloud, 'was as ludicrous a case of mutual ineptitude as the gods of slapstick ever engineered. We both deserve to be tickled to death by small green centipedes. Well ... if you keep quiet about it, I will. - Author: Poul Anderson
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#91. Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak. - Author: Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati
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#92. And it occurred to me, standing there, just breathing with her, quiet settling around us, that those might be the three most beautiful words in the English language. We have time. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#93. If I waited long enough and said, "Okay, so what you're saying is you liked your life a lot better when you were 30?" everybody would get real quiet and then admit that that wasn't the case, that they really felt like they were sort of growing into themselves in a way. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#94. The person who abides in solitude and quiet is delivered from fighting three battles: hearing, speech, and sight. Then there remains one battle to fight-the battle of the heart. - Author: Anthony The Great
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#95. 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. - Author: Susan Cain
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#96. I'm totally active. I am just this side of hyper. I jog and go to the gym every day. When I'm on the computer, I'm reading, I'm writing, I'm never quiet. My brain is very rarely not engaged. Every now and again I will fall asleep under the parasol in the sun, but that's a rarity. - Author: Suzi Quatro
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#97. I can't imagine Revolution being quiet, unassuming, or bashful - Author: Immortal Technique
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#98. I want to read about a character doing something fairly quiet where I can picture who the character is, and what their attitude towards the world is - which I'm a lot more interested in than what they do under the pressure of a gunfight. - Author: Samuel R. Delany
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#99. I suspect as the GOP gets more bizarre, a quiet defection will occur - Author: Dee Dawning
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#100. His Back was turned to the end of the world and the end of the world was quiet. - Author: Anne Rice
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