Friday, August 24, 2012

25 Quotes to Give You a Much-Needed Peace and Quiet Today

Compiled by Raymund and Denielle Tamayo

Everything in life need not be perfect to be perfect.

The world is full of noise. Might we not set ourselves to learn silence, stillness, solitude? 
Elisabeth Elliot

Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience.
Victoria Holt 

Sit quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.
Zen proverb

If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale

The best of conversations occur when there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm quiet interchange of sentiments.
Samuel Johnson

Self-respect cannot be hunted. It cannot be purchased. It is never for sale. It cannot be fabricated out of public relations. It comes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments, in quiet places, when we suddenly realize that, knowing the good, we have done it; knowing the beautiful, we have served it; knowing the truth, we have spoken it.
Whitney Griswold

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
Lorraine Hansberry

We live in a very tense society. We are pulled apart… and we all need to learn how to pull ourselves together…. I think that at least part of the answer lies in solitude.
Helen Hayes

No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive.
Dr. Joyce Brothers

Put duties aside at least an hour before bed and perform soothing, quiet activities that will help you relax.
Dianne Hales

Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.
Harold Bloom

Sometimes the cure to restlessness is rest.
Colleen Wainwright

The little things are most worthwhile- a quiet word, a look, a smile.
Margaret Lindsey

We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly… spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.
Susan L. Taylor

Make a plan now to keep a daily appointment with God. The enemy is going to tell you to set it aside, but you must carve out the time. If you're too busy to meet with the Lord, friend, then you are simply too busy.
Charles Swindoll

Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner.
Carlos Santana

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.
Charlie Chaplin

Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What is my truest intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it.
Oprah Winfrey

To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
Jane Austen

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
Albert Einstein

Take courage. We walk in the wilderness today and in the Promised Land tomorrow.
D.L. Moody

In the center of a hurricane there is absolute peace and quiet. There is no safer place than in the center of the will of God.
Corrie Ten Boom

Be still, and know that I am God.
The Bible, Psalm 46:10
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