46 Steadiness Quotes On Success In Life

These steadiness quotes will inspire you. Steadiness, the state of continuing without change or the quality not shaking or moving.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging steadiness quotes, steadiness sayings, and steadiness proverbs.

Best Steadiness Quotes

  1. “Steadiness is coming up short 19 times and succeeding the twentieth.” ~ Julie Andrews
  2. “The practice of yogasana for the sake of health, to keep fit, or to maintain flexibility is the external practice of yoga. While this is a legitimate place to begin, it is not the end. Even in simple asanas, one is experiencing the three levels of quest: the external quest, which brings firmness of the body; the internal quest, which brings steadiness of intelligence; and the innermost quest, which brings benevolence of spirit.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar
  3. “Regular practice of yoga can help you face the turmoil of life with steadiness and stability” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar
  4. “People say that steadiness of mind is an end; no, it is a beginning. I am there; I can explain everything up to that point. Then I struggle to discover what comes after, so this steadiness is not an end, it is the beginning and the instrument.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar
  5. “Stillness of person and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

  6. “Our part is to pursue with steadiness what is right, turning neither to right nor left for the intrigues or popular delusions of the day, assured that the public approbation will, in the end, be with us.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  7. “Be trustworthy. Steadiness and integrity lead to energetic opening in the other as the blocks in relating dissolve away with deepening trust over time.” ~ John Friend , Steadiness quotes related
  8. “Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.” ~ Adlai E. Stevenson
  9. “I vow… “to not let the back & forth of forgiveness interrupt the steadiness of love.” ~ Deb Caletti
  10. “I just think the reassurance and the steadiness and the hands-on kindness can make a huge difference.” ~ Dar Williams

  11. “Too much vigor in the beginning of an undertaking often intercepts and prevents the steadiness and perseverance always necessary in the conduct of a complicated scheme.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  12. “There is a quiet repose and steadiness about the happiness of age if the life has been well spent. Its feebleness is not painful. The nervous system has lost its acuteness. But, in mature years we feel that a burn, a scald, a cut, is more tolerable than it was in the sensitive period of youth.” ~ William Hazlitt
  13. “Tranquillity consisteth in a steadiness of the mind; and how can that vessel that is beaten upon by contrary waves and winds, and tottered to either part, be said to keep a steady course? Resolution is the only mother of security.” ~ Joseph Hall
  14. “We should strive for steadiness, and for a commitment to God that does not ebb and flow with the years or the crises of our lives.” ~ Thomas S. Monson
  15. “Steadiness of faith, was, in the long run, as illuminating and essential as sophistication of thought.” ~ Jon Meacham

  16. “The riches they receive will be in exact proportion to the definiteness of their vision, the fixity of their purpose, the steadiness of their faith, and the depth of their gratitude.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  17. “Asana is perfect firmness of body, steadiness of intelligence, and benevolence of spirit.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar
  18. “Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but let them feel at the same time the steadiness of your just resentment for there is a great difference between bearing malice, which is always ungenerous, and a resolute self-defense which is ever prudent and justifiable.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  19. “Folk-lore means that the soul is sane, but that the universe is wild and full of marvels. Realism means that the world is dull and full of routine, but that the soul is sick and screaming. The problem of the fairy tale is: what will a healthy man do with a fantastic world? The problems of the modern novel is: what will a madman do with a dull world? In the fairy tales the cosmos goes mad; but the hero does not go mad. In the modern novels, the hero is mad before the book begins, and suffers from the harsh steadiness and cruel sanity of the cosmos.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  20. “From Apollonius, I learned freedom of will and undeviating steadiness of purpose; and to look to nothing else, not even for a moment, except to reason.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

  21. “Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.” ~ Jane Austen
  22. “To learn to concentrate we must choose a prayer or meditation and follow this path with commitment and steadiness, a willingness to work with our practice day after day, no matter what arises.” ~ Jack Kornfield
  23. “Failure means that you would not, or could not, pay for success. Success is a matter of sale. It can (most often) be bought by a large outlay–of hard forethought–of pains–of steadiness–of the golden wisdom coined from experience. But the figure is too high for most of us. We are too poor, or too slothful, to bring the price.” ~ Charles Buxton
  24. “How many young men, in all previous times of unprecedented steadiness, had turned suddenly wild and wicked for the same reason, and, in an ecstasy of unrequited love, taken to wrench off door-knockers, and invert the boxes of rheumatic watchmen!” ~ Charles Dickens
  25. “Love includes vulnerability, surrender, self-valuing, steadiness, and a willingness to face – rather than run from – the worst of ourselves.” ~ Geneen Roth

  26. “He that is warm for truth, and fearless in its defense, performs one of the duties of a good man; he strengthens his own conviction, and guards others from delusion; but steadiness of belief, and boldness of profession, are yet only part of the form of godliness.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  27. “A young man before he leaves the shelter of his father’s house, and the guard of a tutor, should be fortified with resolution, and made acquainted with men, to secure his virtues, lest he should be led into some ruinous course, or fatal precipice, before he is sufficiently acquainted with the dangers of conversation, and his steadiness enough not to yield to every temptation.” ~ John Locke
  28. “I will make an average man into an average dancer, provided he be passably well made. I will teach him how to move his arms and legs, to turn his head. I will give him steadiness, brilliancy, and speed; but I cannot endow him with that fire and intelligence, those graces and that expression of feeling which is the soul of true pantomime.” ~ Jean-Georges Noverre
  29. “I ought not to doubt the steadiness of your affection. Yet such is the inconsistency of real love, that it is always awake to suspicion, however unreasonable; always requiring new assurances from the object of its interest, and thus it is, that i always feel revived, as by a new conviction, when your words tell me I am dear to you; and wanting these, I relapse into doubt and often into despondency.” ~ Ann Radcliffe
  30. “I had no doubts I could go to the pole. I may not be as strong, but I make up for physical strength in other areas, like steadiness and not panicking under stress.” ~ Anne Bancroft

  31. “It is the curse of talent that, although it labors with greater steadiness and perseverance than genius, it does not reach its goal, while genius already on the summit of the ideal, gazes laughingly about.” ~ Robert Schumann
  32. “I think of the quietness of Julian’s voice as he said I love you, the steadiness of his rib cage rising and falling against my back, as we sleep.I love you, Julian. But the words don’t come.” ~ Lauren Oliver
  33. “I was late to understand that chaos and intensity are no substitute for lasting love, nor are they necessarily an improvement on real life. Normal people are not always boring. On the contrary. Volatility and passion, although often more romantic and enticing, are not intrinsically preferable to a steadiness of experience and feeling about another person.” ~ Kay Redfield Jamison
  34. “I also believe that we have to protect our country and lead the world with strength and steadiness, and we have to unify our country and you know that’s what I want the Democratic Party to stand for and that’s what I hope my presidency will achieve.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  35. “If you practice yoga every day with perseverance, you will be able to face the turmoil of life with steadiness and maturity.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar

  36. “Nobody’s cooler than my two girls. They just seem to take whatever comes with, you know – happiness and – steadiness. And they’re loving school. They’re making friends… and – they’ve already joined some clubs. And Sasha, you know – I think maybe to endear – myself to her, she – she decided she wanted to join a basketball team. So – what more could I want?” ~ Barack Obama
  37. “What we opprobriously call stupidity, though not an enlivening quality in common society, is nature’s favorite resource for preserving steadiness of conduct and consistency of opinion.” ~ Walter Bagehot
  38. “The first step to get this noble and manly steadiness is… carefully keep children from frights of all kinds when they are young. …Instances of such who in a weak timorous mind, have borne, all their whole lives through, the effects of a fright when they were young, are everywhere to be seen, and therefore as much as may be to be prevented.” ~ John Locke
  39. “We want a system that will improve consistency and steadiness in the quality of government.” ~ Ferdinand Mount
  40. “My mother married my father in 1956. She was twenty-eight, and he was thirty-one. She loved him with a fierce steadiness borne of loyalty, determination, and an unyielding dignity.” ~ Jill Lepore

  41. “What more could one ask of a companion? To be forever new and yet forever steady, to be strange and familiar all at once, with enough change to quicken my mind, enough steadiness to give sanctuary to my heart. The books on my shelf never asked to come together and they would not trust or want to listen to one another. But each is a piece of a stained-glass whole, without which I wouldn’t make sense to myself or to the world outside.” ~ Pico Iyer
  42. “I have seen some who did not know when to turn aside their eyes in meeting yours. A truly confident and magnanimous spirit is wiser than to contend for the mastery in such encounters. Serpents alone conquer by the steadiness of their gaze. My friend looks me in the face and sees me, that is all.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  43. “In the work of art, the truth of an entity has set itself to work. ‘To set’ means here: to bring to a stand. Some particular entity, a pair of peasant shoes, comes in the work to stand in the light of its being. The being of the being comes into the steadiness of its shining. The nature of art would then be this: the truth of being setting itself to work.” ~ Martin Heidegger
  44. “Write on your doors the saying wise and old,
    “Be bold! be bold!” and everywhere – “Be bold;
    Be not too bold!” Yet better the excess
    Then the defect; better the more than less;
    Better like Hector in the field to die,
    Then like a perfumed Paris turn and fly.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  45. “I often accuse my finest acquaintances of an immense frivolity; for, while there are manners and compliments we do not meet, we do not teach one another the lessons of honesty and sincerity that the brutes do, or of steadiness and solidity that the rocks do. The fault is commonly mutual; however, for we do not habitually demand any more of each other.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  46. “Historically, I’ve done movies, but I’ve got a family already. I’ve been doing this for many years, and the idea of working consistently on something that I really, really love, and the steadiness of it, was really appealing.” ~ Sam Huntington

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