Quotes by tranquility

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  • Billie Jean King
    Billie Jean King
    American tennis player 1943-
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    A perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.
  • Bernard Hill
    Bernard Hill
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    Actually, parts of New Zealand remind me of Suffolk. There's not many flat bits, but just the atmosphere there. There's a kind of a core tranquility about it, a kind of assuredness that this is fairly close to approaching the perfect way to be.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquility of a political convention.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being perfectly well dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    The mind is so rarely disturbed, but that the company of friend will restore it to some degree of tranquility and sedateness.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Tranquility is the old man's milk.
  • We must do our business faithfully, without trouble or disquiet, recalling our mind to God mildly, and with tranquility, as often as we find it wandering from him.
  • Kwame Nkrumah
    Kwame Nkrumah
    Ghanaian politician and revolutionary 1909-1972
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    We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    We think a happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    Whenever I gaze up at the moon, I feel like I'm on a time machine. I am back to that precious pinpoint of time, standing on the foreboding - yet beautiful - Sea of Tranquility. I could see our shining blue planet Earth poised in the darkness of space.
  • Arundhati Roy
    Arundhati Roy
    Indian author 1961-
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    You have come to a stage where you almost have to work on yourself. You know, on finding some tranquility with which to respond to these things, because I realize that the biggest risk that many of us run is beginning to get inured to the horrors.
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