Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
The world belongs to the Enthusiast who keeps cool.
The world is fleeting; all things pass away; Or is it we that pass and they that stay?
Acquire knowledge, and learn tranquility and dignity.
Tranquillity! thou better name Than all the family of Fame.
There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
Calm's not life's crown, though calm is well.
Sabi is the color of haikai. It is different from tranquility. For example, if an old man dresses up in armor and helmet and goes to the battlefield, or in colorful brocade kimono, attending (his lord) at a banquet, [sabi] is like this old figure.
A happy marriage has the tranquility of a lovely sunset.
We are used to the actions of human beings, not to their stillness.
With these vast advantages, ordinary and extraordinary, one would have supposed the North would have been content, and would have at least respected the security and tranquility of such obedient and profitable brethren; but such is not human nature.
I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being well dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.
The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
You have come to a stage where you almost have to work on yourself. You know, on finding some tranquility with which to respond to these things, because I realize that the biggest risk that many of us run is beginning to get inured to the horrors.
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!
My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life, Leonard.
Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life.
Once a man's will is set, he need no longer rely on others or expect anything from the world. His vision encompasses Heaven and earth, past and present, and the tranquility of his heart is undisturbed.
I quite like to sing, actually - just belting out numbers with my guitar. I find that it's a form of tranquility. After all this mental lifestyle of the past seven or eight years, it's good to find some outlets that are not bad for my health.
We gave the Future to the winds, and slumbered tranquilly in the Present, weaving the dull world around us into dreams.
Yoga ia a way of moving into stillness in order to experience the truth of who you are.
Tranquility is like quicksilver. The harder you grab for it, the less likely you will grasp it.
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