64 Quiet Quotes On Success In Life

These quiet quotes will inspire you. Quiet free from noise or uproar or carried out discreetly, secretly, or with moderation.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging quiet quotes, quiet sayings, and quiet proverbs.

Best Quiet Quotes

  1. “Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” ~ Ann Landers
  2. “Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” ~ Peter Drucker
  3. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” ~ Helen Keller
  4. “In some quiet way, the expression and feelings of gratitude have a wonderful cleansing or healing nature. Gratitude brings warmth to the giver and the receiver alike.” ~ Robert D. Hales

  5. “You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.” ~ Franz Kafka
  6. “Let us be silent — so we may hear the whisper of the gods.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  8. “Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine within yourself so that you can hear it in others.” ~ Marian Wright Edelman
  9. “Quiet people have the loudest minds.” ~ Stephen Hawking

  10. “Sometimes you best avoid talking by being quiet, but sometimes you best avoid talking by talking.” ~ Karen Joy Fowler
  11. “If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  12. “Sweet are the thoughts that savor of content: the quiet mind is richer than a crown.” ~ Graham Greene
  13. “Sweet are the thoughts that savor of content: the quiet mind is richer than a crown.” ~ Graham Greene
  14. “Sweet are the thoughts that savor of content: the quiet mind is richer than a crown.” ~ Graham Greene

  15. “Simply wait, be quiet, still The world will freely offer itself to you.” ~ Franz Kafka
  16. “Simply wait, be quiet, still The world will freely offer itself to you.” ~ Franz Kafka
  17. “With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.” ~ William Wordsworth
  18. “There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into a world of quiet contemplation of life.” ~ Lin Yutang
  19. “A very quiet and tasteful way to be famous is to have a famous relative. Then you can not only be nothing, you can do nothing too.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke

  20. “Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  21. “Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  22. “A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.” ~ Bertrand Russell , Quiet quotes about life
  23. “The good and the wise lead quiet lives.” ~ Euripides
  24. “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

  25. “The quiet sense of something lost” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
  26. “Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” ~ Charles Dickens
  27. “Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” ~ Charles Dickens
  28. “Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  29. “All Quiet on the Western Front.” ~ Erich Maria Remarque

  30. “All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  31. “Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.” ~ Queen Victoria
  32. “Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  33. “It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.” ~ Joseph Addison

  34. “You can’t let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.” ~ Dale Earnhardt
  35. “The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” ~ Albert Einstein
  36. “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.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  37. “I lingered round them, under that benign sky; watched the moths fluttering among the heath and hare-bells; listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass; and wondered how anyone could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.” ~ Emily Bronte
  38. “If you’re quiet, you’re not living. You’ve got to be noisy and colorful and lively.” ~ Mel Brooks

  39. “Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man.” ~ Iain Duncan Smith
  40. “The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.” ~ Jonathan Swift
  41. “Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions.” ~ Dag Hammarskjold , Peace and quiet quotes
  42. “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  43. “Very often the quiet fellow has said all he knows” ~ Kin Hubbard

  44. “We listen too much to the telephone and we listen too little to nature. The wind is one of my sounds. A lonely sound, perhaps, but soothing. Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for-sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive, or quiet and calm… As a matter of fact, one of the greatest sounds of them all-and to me it is a sound-is utter, complete silence.” ~ Andre Kostelanetz , Quiet quotes on silence
  45. “In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.” ~ Rollo May
  46. “Truth hath a quiet breast.” ~ William Shakespeare
  47. “The important thing is to know how to take all things quietly.” ~ Michael Faraday
  48. “I think we’re in a quiet time right now. luxury can be in the fit.” ~ Christopher Bailey

  49. “God gives quietness at last.” ~ John Greenleaf Whittier
  50. “Silence is the mother of truth.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  51. “Thou hast created us for Thyself, and our heart is not quiet until it rests in Thee.” ~ Saint Augustine
  52. “Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs?” ~ Spike Milligan
  53. “Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.” ~ Gautama Buddha

  54. “It is difficult to keep quiet if you have nothing to do” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer
  55. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.” ~ Helen Keller
  56. “An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.” ~ Walter Bagehot
  57. “We were eighteen and had begun to love life and the world; and we had to shoot it to pieces. The first bomb, the first explosion, burst in our hearts. We are cut off from activity, from striving, from progress. We believe in such things no longer, we believe in the war.” – All Quiet On The Western Front, Ch. 5″ ~ Erich Maria Remarque
  58. “Happiness means quiet nerves.” ~ W. C. Fields

  59. “If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.” ~ John Bunyan
  60. “A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry; But were we burdened with light weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain.” ~ William Shakespeare
  61. “We lie under the network of arching shells and live in a suspense of uncertainty. If a shot comes, we can duck, that is all; we neither know nor can determine where it will fall.” – All Quiet On The Western Front, Ch. 6″ ~ Erich Maria Remarque
  62. “No soldier outlives a thousand chances. But every soldier believes in Chance and trusts his luck.” ~ Erich Maria Remarque

  63. “The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  64. “No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination.” ~ James Joyce

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