Quotes by tranquillity

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  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    He has great tranquillity of heart who cares neither for the praises nor the fault-finding of men.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    I have protracted my work till most of those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds: I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise.
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
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    I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
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    It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquillity and occupation which give happiness.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
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    It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
  • Billie Jean King
    Billie Jean King
    American tennis player 1943-
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    Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
  • Aphra Behn
    Aphra Behn
    English playwright, poet and translator 1640-1689
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    That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
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