65 Best Calm Quotes On Success In Life

These calm quotes will inspire you. Calm, not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging calm quotes, calm sayings, and calm proverbs.

Inspirational Calm Quotes

  1. “Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.” ~ Michael Caine
  2. “Be patient, calm, compassionate. Know that existence is fleeting.” ~ Ettore Sottsass
  3. “Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  4. “After a storm comes a calm.” ~ Matthew Henry

  5. “When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  6. “Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  7. “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales
  8. “Keep calm and carry on.” ~ Winston Churchill

  9. “Compassion, tolerance, forgiveness and a sense of self-discipline are qualities that help us lead our daily lives with a calm mind” ~ Dalai Lama
  10. “He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age” ~ Plato
  11. “I don’t know what’s going on, and I’m probably not smart enough to understand if somebody was to explain it to me. All I know is we’re being tested somehow, by somebody or something a whole lot smarter than us, and all I can do is be friendly and keep calm and try and have a nice time till it’s over.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
  12. “Nothing is so bitter that a calm mind cannot find comfort in it.” ~ Seneca the Younger

  13. “When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded, and press on.” ~ LL Cool J
  14. “There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.” ~ Willa Cather
  15. “When we speak of a calm state of mind or peace of mind, we shouldn’t confuse that with an insensitive state of apathy. Having a calm or peaceful state of mind doesn’t mean being spaced out or completely empty. Peace of mind or a calm state of mind is rooted in affection and compassion and is sensitive and responsive to others.” ~ Dalai Lama
  16. “Calmness is always godlike.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  17. “You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” ~ Pema Chodron
  18. “Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for – sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive or quiet and calm.” ~ Andre Kostelanetz
  19. “But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.” ~ Jose Marti , Nature calm quotes
  20. “Alone-in moments of prayer or meditation, or simply in stillness-we breathe more deeply, see more fully, hear more keenly. We notice more, and in the process, we return to what is sacred.” ~ Katrina Kenison
  21. “A samurai must remain calm at all times even in the face of danger.” ~ Chris Bradford

  22. “Like the ocean that remains calm in its depths even when waves rage over its surface, and like the sun that continues shining on high even during storms, we can at each moment create value and develop our state of life, enjoying our existence to the fullest in times of both suffering and joy.” ~ Daisaku Ikeda
  23. “Be calm, be strong, be grateful, and become a lamp full of light, that the darkness of sorrows be annihilated, and that the sun of everlasting joy arise from the dawning-place of heart and soul, shining brightly.” ~ Abdu’l-Bahá
  24. “Retain a calm heart, sit like a turtle, walk swiftly like a pigeon, and sleep like a dog” ~ Li Ching-Yuen
  25. “Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.” ~ George Herbert

  26. “So let the mind flow like water. Face life with a calm and quiet mind and everything in life will be calm and quiet.” ~ Thich Thien-An
  27. “The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  28. “Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  29. “In the midst of the flurry – clarity.
    In the midst of the storm – calm.
    In the midst of divided interests – certainty.
    In the many roads – a certain choice.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher
  30. “Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  31. “It’s calm under the waves in the blue of my oblivion.” ~ Fiona Apple
  32. “One important reason to stay calm is that calm parents hear more. Low-key, accepting parents are the ones whose children keep talking.” ~ Mary Pipher , Stay calm quotes
  33. “Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.” ~ Thucydides
  34. “The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.” ~ Jules Renard

  35. “Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.” ~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
  36. “Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.” ~ Martin Luther
  37. “Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  38. “You arrive at a village, and in this calm environment, one starts to hear echo.” ~ Yannick Noah

  39. “The calm mind allows one to connect with the inner self, the Soul, the very source of our being. That’s where the music lives. That’s where my music comes from.” ~ Clarence Clemons
  40. “Anybody can pilot a ship when the sea is calm.” ~ Navjot Singh Sidhu
  41. “Fear not; calm will follow the storm, and perhaps soon.” ~ Vincent de Paul
  42. “They sicken of the calm who know the storm.” ~ Dorothy Parker

  43. “Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm.” ~ Thomas Fuller
  44. “Take refuge in silence. You can be here or there or anywhere. Fixed in silence, established in the inner ‘I’, you can be as you are. The world will never perturb you if you are well-founded upon the tranquility within. Gather your thoughts within. Find out the thought center and discover your Self-equipoise. In storm and turmoil be calm and silent. Watch the events around as a witness. The world is a drama. Be a witness, inturned and introspective.” ~ Ramana Maharshi
  45. “The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm which is not easily disturbed, or else a brokenness that can hardly be healed. Conversely, it is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed in order to produce valuable and lasting results.” ~ Carl Jung
  46. “Those who act with few desires are calm, without worry or fear.” ~ Gautama Buddha

  47. “Just as the waves can subside to reveal the stillness of the ocean’s depths, so too is it possible to calm the turbulence of our mind to reveal its natural pristine clarity.” ~ Kathleen McDonald
  48. “No – I’m quite calm inside during the game for most of the time – not 100%, but generally very calm.” ~ Vladimir Kramnik
  49. “Sooner or later you learn that you belong in the big leagues, and that makes you calm down” ~ Dennis Eckersley
  50. “Yoga gave me the ability to calm down.” ~ Christy Turlington

  51. “When you stop searching and you calm down and you put your books away, and you confront yourself and see what you are all about, that will bring about bliss faster than anything you can ever imagine or ever do.” ~ Robert Adams
  52. “Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else.” ~ Dmitri Mendeleev , Keep calm quotes for work
  53. “Writers seem to me to be people who need to retire from social life and do a lot of thinking about what’s happened – almost to calm themselves.” ~ Helen Garner
  54. “Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic; it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.” ~ Vannevar Bush

  55. “The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.” ~ Cyril Connolly , Calm quotes about life
  56. “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  57. “An important characteristic of calm abiding meditation is to let go of any goal and simply sit for the sake of sitting. We breathe in and out, and we just watch that. Nothing else.” ~ Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
  58. “God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.” ~ Izaak Walton

  59. “I’m full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties and any kind of complications. I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.” ~ Alfred Hitchcock
  60. “Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.” ~ David Mallet
  61. “I’ve deliberately tried to calm myself down because eventually, I want to be a good role model to my kids.” ~ Robbie Williams
  62. “Violence is a calm that disturbs you.” ~ Jean Genet

  63. “I think one of the finest gifts I can give my friends in the holiday season is to pause with a long enough quality to actually SEE them. My calm, unhurried presence communicates this gift of a message, “I see you. I recognize you. I remember our times of together and am contributing right now to another quality memory. I value you and honor and take the time, right this moment to pause long enough to truly notice you.”” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher
  64. “The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight.” ~ William C. Bryant
  65. “French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic.” ~ Bernard Pivot

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