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#calmness

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The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.


James Allen


#becomes #calmness #good #greater #his

...I got to love solitude - to see the Moon rise and set - I had time to watch it trace the window square across the wall in silent grace...


John Geddes


#moon #solitude #love

There are few circumstances which so strongly distinguish the philosopher, as the calmness with which he can reply to criticisms he may think undeservedly severe.


Charles Babbage


#circumstances #criticisms #distinguish #few #may

Christianity has made of death a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan.


Ouida


#christianity #death #gay #made #pagan

But the thing which had made him fall for her, fall properly, was the way she seemed so calm and so quiet and so sad. Surrounded by noisy bankers showing off, and their variously pushy or beady or anxious or competitive wives, she seemed to be from somewhere else; a place where people carried their own burdens; a grander and realer and more honourable place. Roger didn't know that Matya spent a lot of that evening thinking about home, but he could tell that she was thinking about something, and it was that other thing which, for him, did it.


John Lanchester


#crushes #desire #fancy #home #love

To persons standing alone on a hill during a clear midnight such as this, the roll of the world is almost a palpable movement. To enjoy the epic form of that gratification it is necessary to stand on a hill at a small hour of the night, and, having first expanded with a sense of difference from the mass of civilized mankind, who are diregardful of all such proceedings at this time, long and quietly watch your stately progress through the stars.


Thomas Hardy


#individuality #nature #soul #spirituality #nature






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