Calmness Quotes

Calmness Quotes by Ralph Waldo Trine, Matt Haig, Leon Brown, Sivananda, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Wayne Dyer and many others.

Find your centre and live in it.
It would be lovely to live in a culture where calmness was the aim.
Be patient. Life will offer you another chance as soon as you find calm within, for abundance is born out of calmness.
You can have calmness of mind at all times by the practice of yoga. You can have restful sleep. You can have increased energy, vigour, vitality, longevity, and a high standard of health. You can turn out efficient work within a short space of time. You can have success in every walk of life.
I think you’ll experience calmness where there used to be anxiety. You’ll leave others feeling energized, so people will want to be around you. You’ll start seeing miracles showing up – the right person, unanticipated abundance. You’ll feel like you’re collaborating with the universe instead of it working against you.
All those I admired as a young performer had a calmness to their comedy.
I think if you exercise, your state of mind – my state of mind – is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem.
Love and a sense of calmness are the only things you need to bring to the experience of death.
Rejoicing refers to moderation of spirit when the mind keeps itself in calmness under adversity and does not give indulgence to grief. Constant praying is the way of ‘rejoicing perpetually’, for by this means we ask from God alleviation in connection with all our distresses.
My greatest talent is calmness and being positive. I concentrate on what you can do even in the worst of times. You don’t judge by last week‘s errors or lost opportunity.
Do not let the fame come near to you! Protect your freedom! Fame must be avoided so as to breathe freely! Stay in the shadow to work comfortably! Away from the crowds, in the heart of calmness, there is wonderful peace of mind that no fame can ever give you!
Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.
Nothing is more painful to the human mind than, after the feelings have been worked up by a quick succession of events, the dead calmness of inaction and certainty which follows and deprives the soul both of hope and fear.
And an unstable childhood makes you appreciate calmness and not crave excitement. To spend a Saturday afternoon mopping your kitchen floor while listening to opera on the radio, and to go that night to an Indian restaurant with a friend and be home by nine o’clock – these are enough. They are gifts.
She felt the familiar calmness of an emergency, but she understood the falseness of that feeling, now that it was her life at stake.
Without living the most chaotic internal storms, you can’t get the calmness of the wisdom! Wisdom is the child of the storm.
The Land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness – it is India.
Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Science rests on reason and experiment, and can meet an opponent with calmness; but a belief is always sensitive.
If you want to be at the top, you need to have the winning mentality and the calmness.
The superior person is calm and composed; the lesser person is continuously worried and distressed.
If you are mindful of death, it will not come as a surprise-you will not be anxious. You will feel that death is merely like changing clothes. Consequently, at that point you will be able to maintain your calmness of mind.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
Meditation gives you an opportunity to come to know your invisible self. It allows you to empty yourself of the endless hyperactivity of your mind, and to attain calmness. It teaches you to be peaceful, to remove stress, to receive answers where confusion previously reigned.
Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for – sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive or quiet and calm.
If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.
When an illiterate gets angry, you’ll get to understand that calmness is probably a sign of education.
There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
Doomed are the hotheads! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, I’m sorry.
Everybody loves to talk about calmness and peace, whether in a family, national, or international context, but without inner peace how can we make real peace? World peace through hatred and force is impossible.
Peace doesn’t mean that you will not have problems. Peace means that your problems will not have you.
Avoid all haste; calmness is an essential ingredient of politeness.
Pray with perseverance, with faith, with calmness and serenity.
The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness.
Anxiety is the gap between now and later.
I am never in a hurry, because I never undertake more work than I can go through with perfect calmness of spirit.
I would never use God to promote foreign policy decisions. I recognize that in the eyes of an almighty, I am a lowly sinner, and I ask for strength and wisdom and I pray for calmness when the seas are storming, and I pray for others.
Fighting is all about calmness and relaxation. My appearance was all an illusion. My appearance is of a mad man, but I’m really calm and collected. Even though I’m fighting, I’m calm and relaxed as possible, despite my displays, because once you get excited, you can’t fight at the highest level of your ability.
If you’re going to live in the anxiety of the surface of this world, you’re never going to find the depth, the source. If you want calmness, you’ve got to go deeper.
Calmness is the cradle of power.
I’m like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath.
Much of the stress you experience may be created by recognizing a problem and doing nothing about it.
Wess Roberts
I love the tempestuousness of oceans and the calmness and solitude of lakes. Also, sensuality that drips and runs down the spine. And I’m not afraid to cry. Tears are a form of expression, and that’s sexy.
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.
To be world champion brings fame. The fame brings good things and bad things too. I try to take the good with calmness.
Tranquil as a forest, but on fire within, once you find your center, you are sure to win.
David Zippel
It’s like, imagine the ripples on top of an ocean. And I’m in a rowboat, reactively dealing with the waves and water coming into my boat. What I need to do is dive into the deeper solace, the calmness beneath the surface.
Freedom from desire leads to inner peace.
I feel I’ve lived so long, and went through so much, that all I want is calm and rest.
I try to transmit calmness and motivation to my team-mates.
I breathed and breathed and did feel some calmness enter in, though it was, as always, shot with a sense of loss. Loss and fear.
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
I carry my flute around everywhere I go and pull it out. It actually becomes a panacea for me, for things that go on around me. It really gives me relief and calmness, tranquility.
Hubert Laws
Calmness is the graceful form of Confidence.
I do things like the float tank, which helps me get into that mindframe of calmness. I take that really seriously.
Calm seas never made a good sailor
There is never any pressure, jealousy or competition but only a quiet calmness when they are around. You can be yourself and not worry about what they will think of you because they love you for who you are.
When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.
Keep cool and you will command everyone.
Justinian I
Excitement is not enjoyment: in calmness lies true pleasure. The most precious wines are sipped, not bolted at a swallow.
The calmness and confidence I take into matches has an effect not only on our rivals but also on my team-mates, who are counting on me.
The Zen of doing anything is doing it with a particular concentration of mind, a calmness and simplicity of mind, that brings the experience of enlightenment and, through that experience, happiness.
Mental bearing (calmness), not skill, is the sign of a matured samurai. A Samurai therefore should neither be pompous nor arrogant.
Tsukahara Bokuden
Only spread a fern-frond over a man’s head and worldly cares are cast out, and freedom and beauty and peace come in.
What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
Outward Peace is useless without inner Peace
On the field, MS epitomises calmness and, from a cricket point of view, has the best angle in terms of field placements.
Passing too eagerly upon a provocation loses the guard and lays open the body; calmness and leisure and deliberation do the business much better.
We need to be aware of the suffering, but retain our clarity, calmness and strength so we can help transform the situation.
Always remember that your calmness under fire is your best defense in any argument or discussion.
Happy is the person who can keep a quiet heart, in the chaos and tumult of this modern world.
It’s the nature of the mind to drift away. The mind is like the Pacific Ocean, it waves. And mindfulness has been shown to drop underneath the waves. If you drop underneath the agitation in the mind, into your breath deep enough calmness, gentle undulations.
The biggest thing as I have gotten older is the calmness that’s come over me.
Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls.
I never felt settled or calm. You can’t really commit to life when you feel that.
I got my calmness from my mum.
I know when I’ve been surfing I’ve got a sense of level of calmness to me, and when I hit the ocean, even in its presence, at the shore, and especially by a powerful surf, I’ve been put in my place as a person.
Do not jump into reaction mode at the first appearance of negative energy. Just breathe, and relax.
There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.
It is easy to have calmness in inactivity, it is hard to have calmness in activity, but calmness in activity is true calmness.
Meditation means to be free from all phenomena and calmness means to be internally unperturbed. There will be calmness when one is free from external objects and is not perturbed.
Sunday, that day so tedious to the triflers of earth, so full of beautiful reposes of calmness and strength for the earnest and heavenly minded.
Maria Jane McIntosh
Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
True peace is a quality you carry within yourself, regardless of external circumstances.
All the great artists of the world slowly slowly start growing a quality of feminineness, grace, elegance, exquisiteness. A certain flavor of softness, relaxedness, calmness and quietness surrounds them. They are no longer feverish. What I am teaching here is really to turn the whole world feminine.
Remember to preserve a calm soul amid difficulties.
Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest.
Heaven does without doing through its purity, Earth does without doing through its calmness.
I don’t feel any pressure. I just try to stay calm, follow my game plan, and try not to get overthrown.
Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.
Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy.
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
Compassion automatically brings happiness and calmness. Then, even if you receive disturbing news, it will be easier to take, as your mind is still.
Retain a calm heart, sit like a turtle, walk swiftly like a pigeon, and sleep like a dog
Li Ching-Yuen
Calmness is great advantage; he that lets Another chafe, may warm him at his fire.
What is pertinent is the calmness of that beauty, its sense of restraint.
Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.
My beautiful, my own
My only Venice-this is breath! Thy breeze
Thine Adrian sea-breeze, how it fans my face!
Thy very winds feel native to my veins,
And cool them into calmness!
There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
Ralph Blum
Even of death Christianity has made a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan and the stoical repose of the Indian.
No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you’d be more productive.
Power is so characteristically calm that calmness in itself has the aspect of power, and forbearance implies strength. The orator who is known to have at his command all the weapons of invective is most formidable when most courteous.
Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of long and patient effort in self-control. Its presence is an indication of ripened experience, and of a more than ordinary knowledge of the laws and operations of thought.
Mindfulness practice means that we commit fully in each moment to be present; inviting ourselves to interface with this moment in full awareness, with the intention to embody as best we can an orientation of calmness, mindfulness, and equanimity right here and right now.
Vociferation and calmness of character seldom meet in the same person.
Night’s deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind.
The thing to do is to keep your mind when the world around you is losing theirs.
Now is the time to show maximum responsibility. It is not the time to pay off old scores nor for sterile partisan recriminations. It is time to re-establish a climate of calmness and mutual respect.
Calmness is the living breath of God’s immortality in you.
The smallest effort to remember the Divine, or even one of its timeless truths, connects you to a calmness whose power is in that secret strength found in all things deep.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
I pray for my nation, South Africa. As Jesus stood in the boat and commanded the storms to be calm, I stand in the midst of the storm in my nation, South Africa and I command the storm, wind and waves to be calm, in the name of Jesus! I speak calmness to my nation, South Africa, in the name of Jesus!
To reach the Land of Calmness, you must pass through the Land of Storms! All heavens require hard struggling!
Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me.
The greater the level of calmness of our mind, the greater our peace of mind, the greater our ability to enjoy a happy and joyful life.
And through the heat of conflict keeps the law In calmness made, and sees what he foresaw.
Retire to the center of your being, which is calmness.
Those who possess adequate spiritual and mental resources will meet the heartaches or the happiness of each day with courage, calmness and capacity.
I cannot here avoid giving my most decided sufferage in favour of the moral qualities of maniacs. I have no where met, excepting in romances, with fonder husbands, more affectionate parents, more impassioned . . . than in the lunatic asylum, during their intervals of calmness and reason.
Philippe Pinel
To increase speed you must increase the amount of rest, peace, calmness that you can maintain. That is the secret to playing fast.
The path which we believe in is the path of love; it has all the goodness of God in it-calmness and kindness.
I sit beside my lonely fire
And pray for wisdom yet:
For calmness to remember
Or courage to forget.
Charles Hamilton Aide
If you are sure that you are about to fail, then this strange and serene calmness can come over you or the most abject fear and panic and feeling of helplessness.
In the mental calmness of a spiritual life, I have found that the answers to the whys in our lives are able to come to you. In my music I find the same thing.
Genius is allied to a warm and inflammable constitution; delicacy of taste, to calmness and sedateness. Hence it is common to find genius in one who is a prey to every passion.
I don’t know why I bring that calmness, and I’m not really aware of it, to be honest. I just come on, smile, and enjoy the moment. If that brings calmness, then great.
Developing concern for others, thinking of them as part of us, brings self-confidence , reduces our sense of suspicion and mistrust, and enables us to develop a calm mind.
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
The goal of the Transcendental Meditation technique is the state of enlightenment. This means we experience that inner calmness, that quiet state of least excitation, even when we are dynamically busy.
I don’t love the fact that gravity is winning as I get older, but there’s also a calmness that comes with it, which I’m secretly enjoying.
The vibe of London as a city is captivating. It’s both fast-paced and extremely rushed but still has the calmness that would attract any big-city person.
I think it’s a feeling like I’ve got it all figured out. There’s nothing that can shock me anymore. There’s nothing I haven‘t anticipated; so at that point, there is a calmness.
My focus is on always trying to treat the inevitable highs and lows of life with the same blissful, calm energy.
Kordell Stewart
In the calmness of the walk, horse and rider can find the time to think and to prepare the quality of the following trot and canter.
The only pressure I’m under is the pressure I’ve put on myself.
When you worry, there is static coming through your mind radio. God’s song is the song of calmness. Nervousness is the static; calmness is the voice of God speaking to you through the radio of your soul.
Today I will focus on a peaceful pace, rather than a harried one. I will keep moving forward gently, not frantically. I will let go of my need to be anxious and upset and will replace these feelings with calmness and harmony.
Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven towards these things with an irresistible momentum.
Stand upon the Atman, then only can we truly love the world. Take a very, very high stand; knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
Thinking is, or ought to be, a coolness and a calmness; and our poor hearts throb, and our poor brains beat too much for that.
When you have achieved a state of calmness and readiness, then you are ready to know, ready to understand in a deep way the dance between emptiness and appearance. Once you catch a glimpse of that dance, don’t hang on to it. Just let it go, like your first glimpse of essence love.
He who has faith has… an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well – even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.
Moderation in people who are contented comes from that calm that good fortune lends to their spirit.
Calmness is always godlike.
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
When shall we see a life full of steady enthusiasm, walking straight to its aim, flying home, as that bird is now, against the wind – with the calmness and the confidence of one who knows
the laws of God and can apply them?
Happiness is a state of mind. With physical comforts if your mind is still in a state of confusion and agitation, it is not happiness. Happiness means calmness of mind.
The moment before I jump is filled with anxiety and what-ifs. But then as soon as I enter the air, I’m filled with this calmness and that’s the main attraction to it. That’s why I do these death-consequence pursuits or arts.
When you encounter some problems, if you point your finger at yourself and not at others, this gives you control over yourself and calmness in a situation, where otherwise self-control becomes problematic.
I have a big job on my hands now, there is no mistaking that, but I feel as though I have calmness within myself.
(on being Manchester City manager)
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
Chill penury weighs down the heart itself; and though it sometimes be endured with calmness, it is but the calmness of despair.
Men are always murderers, and their calmness and generosity is the calmness of a well-fed animal, that knows itself out of danger.
As long as I can concentrate and remain somewhat calm, I can normally do very well.