Calmness Proverbs

Sayings about Calmness

Calmness: Steadiness of mind under stress.

In a calm sea, every man is a pilot. ~ English Proverbs

The calmer you go, the further along you will be. ~ Russian Proverbs

The prudent embark when the sea is calm — the rash when it’s stormy. ~ New Zealander Proverbs

It is the calm and silent water that drowns a man. ~ Ghanaian Proverbs

After a storm comes a calm. ~ Traditional Proverb

When the sea is calm, every ship has a good captain. ~ Swedish Proverbs

God promises a safe landing but not a calm passage. ~ Bulgarian Proverbs

What is not urgent must be done quickly in order to take care of the urgent things calmly. ~ Chinese Proverbs

Always keep calm in an emergency. ~ Chinese Proverb

Calm water does not mean there are no crocodiles. ~ Indonesian Proverbs

In calm water every ship has a good captain. ~ Traditional Proverb

Quotations about Calmness

The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis. ~ Franklin P. Jones

The secret of happiness is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm, always lucid, always willing “to be joined to the universe without being more conscious of it than an idiot,” to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.~ Cyril Connolly

At the beginning of every act of faith, there is often a seed of fear. For great acts of faith are seldom born out of calm calculation. ~ Max L. Lucado

The temperate person’s pleasures are durable because they are regular; and all their life is calm and serene, because it is innocent. ~ Author Unknown

I’m like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath. ~ Fred Shero

I am a professional. At the circuit I am calm. At home I am very different. ~ Jean Alesi

Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength. ~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

I’m like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath. ~ Fred Shero

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty. ~ Thomas Jefferson

There is pleasure in calm remembrance of a past sorrow. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.~ Christina Rossetti

I don’t feel any pressure. I just try to stay calm, follow my game plan, and try not to get overthrown. ~ Dwight Gooden

Always behave like a duck — keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle like the devil underneath. ~ Jacob M. Braude

The superior person is calm and composed; the lesser person is continuously worried and distressed. ~ Confucius

Sensual pleasures are like soap bubbles, sparkling, effervescent. The pleasures of intellect are calm, beautiful, sublime, ever enduring and climbing upward to the borders of the unseen world.~ John H. Aughey

Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold and have escaped, not from one master, but from many. ~ Plato

He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition; youth and age are equally a burden. ~ Plato

Nothing is so aggravating than calmness. ~ Oscar Wilde

They sicken at the calm that know the storm. ~ Dorothy Parker

To have a quiet mind is to possess one’s mind wholly; to have calm spirit is to possess one’s self. ~ Hamilton Wright Mabie

He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death. ~ Pythagoras

True freedom lies in the realization and calm acceptance of the fact that there may very well be no perfect answer. ~ Allen Reid McGinnis

Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves. ~ Queen Victoria

Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls. ~ Gabriel Riqueti Mirabeau

Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace. ~ Buddha

As long as I can concentrate and remain somewhat calm, I can normally do very well. ~ Al Oerter

The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm. ~ Alexander Woollcott

Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for – sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive or quiet and calm. ~ Andre Kostelanetz

There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. ~ Willa Cather

Moderation in people who are contented comes from that calm that good fortune lends to their spirit. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Night’s deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind. ~ Leigh Hunt

I never felt settled or calm. You can’t really commit to life when you feel that. ~ Angelina Jolie

I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe. ~ Abigail Adams

It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed…. Great necessities call out great virtues. ~ Abigail Adams

Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy. ~ George Herbert

Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious nearby freedom of death.~ Walt Whitman

Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought. ~ Thucydides

Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm. ~ Publilius Syrus

I feel I’ve lived so long, and went through so much, that all I want is calm and rest.~ Moshe Dayan

The mind which renounces, once and forever, a futile hope, has its compensations in ever-growing calm. ~ George Robert Gissing

French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic. ~ Bernard Pivot

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed. ~ Channing Pollock

A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves. ~ Sivananda

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. ~ Mark Overby

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