220 Calm Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of calm quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about storm before the calm.

Calm quote
Inspirational calm quote

The Most Famous Calm Quotes (Best in 2024)

Go to table of contents

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. — Dalai Lama

It is the greatest manifestation of power to be calm. — Swami Vivekananda

Remember to be calm in adversity. — Horace

A calm mind releases the most precious capacity a human being can have: the capacity to turn anger into compassion, fear into fearlessness, and hatred into love. — Eknath Easwaran

Calmness is the cradle of power. — Josiah Gilbert Holland

It is easy to have calmness in inactivity, it is hard to have calmness in activity, but calmness in activity is true calmness. — Shunryu Suzuki

When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything. — Paramahansa Yogananda

Learn to be calm and you will always be happy. — Paramahansa Yogananda

Calmness is the graceful form of Confidence. — Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

After a storm comes a calm. — Matthew Henry

Short Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

  • The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset. — Stephen King
  • Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves. — Queen Victoria
  • Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don't. — Bill Hybels
  • I was born for a storm and a calm does not suit me. — Andrew Jackson
  • He who is of a calm and happy nature, will hardly feel the pressure of age — Plato
  • Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath. — Michael Caine
  • But never have I been a blue calm sea I have always been a storm. — Stevie Nicks
  • Don't take things too seriously, and just chill. — Kailash Kher
  • When the sea is calm, every ship has a good captain. — Swedish Proverbs
  • The world is a great ocean, upon which we encounter more tempestuous storms than calms. — Edgar Allan Poe

Top 10 Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea. — Mikhail Lermontov

Don't ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance or my kindness for weakness. Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. — Dalai Lama

There are moments in life where it gets so hectic that time becomes a blur. Keep calm and never give up. — John Cena

Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself. — Paramahansa Yogananda

Peace doesn't mean that you will not have problems. Peace means that your problems will not have you. — Tony Evans

I don't think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think. — Zaha Hadid

Calm quote

The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset. — Stephen King

The acquirement and enjoyment of physical well-being, mental calm and spiritual peace are priceless to their possessors. — Joseph Pilates

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

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. — Saint Francis de Sales

Calm Image Quotes

Go to table of contents

Calm quote by Stephen King

The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset. — Stephen King

Calm quote by Stevie Nicks

But never have I been a blue calm sea I have always been a storm. — Stevie Nicks

Calm quote by Kailash Kher

Don't take things too seriously, and just chill. — Kailash Kher

Calm quote Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will
Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
Calm quote by Jane Austen

None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives. — Jane Austen

Calm quote by Willa Cather

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

Calm quote by Norman Vincent Peale

The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center. So does a person. — Norman Vincent Peale

Calm quote by Justinian I

Keep cool and you will command everyone. — Justinian I

Calm quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

Remain Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

Those who are truly wise will remain unmoved by feelings of happiness and suffering, fame and disgrace, praise and blame, gain and loss.They will remain calm like the eye of a hurricane. — Gautama Buddha

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

The only prerequisites to leadership are that you remain positive, calm, and open-minded. — Alexis Hunter

Calm quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

Once you learn to remain calm under the stressful circumstances of a fight, you will have no trouble remaining calm under the stressful circumstances of life. — Ryron Gracie

Focusing intently on Christ naturally results in a lifestyle of increasingly greater selflessness. And it has another benefit. Gazing on Christ gives us greater ability to look past life's trials and remain calm in the midst of what others would call chaos. — Charles R. Swindoll

What is pertinent is the calmness of beauty, its sense of restraint. It is as though the land knows of its own beauty, its own greatness, and feels no need to shout it. — Kazuo Ishiguro

Calm quote Always behave like a duck. Keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle li
Always behave like a duck. Keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle like hell underwater.

As a lifelong practitioner of martial arts, I'm trained to remain calm in the face of adversity and danger. — Steven Seagal

The new cosmic story emerging into human awareness overwhelms all previous conceptions of the universe for the simple reason that it draws them all into its comprehensive fullness. Who can learn what this means and remain calm? — Brian Swimme

Like the ocean that remains calm in its depths even when waves rage over its surface, and like the sun that continues shining on high even during storms, we can at each moment create value and develop our state of life, enjoying our existence to the fullest in times of both suffering and joy. — Daisaku Ikeda

He who remains calm while those around him panic probably doesn't know what's going on. — Leo Buscaglia

Storm Before The Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

I like these calm little moments before the storm, it reminds me of Beethoven — Gary Oldman

Before the storm comes the calm. Hope you can take the heat like LeBron — Nicki Minaj

The calm before the storm — Derek Landy

Calm quote The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's ca
The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.

This is not a problem. I'm making everybody very calm, distracted by my bad results and then I'm going to shoot. One good result and I'm coming back. This is a distraction, it's the calm before the storm. — Ernests Gulbis

I couldn't have asked for a better kid. She's our own little Buddha baby so far. I'm waiting for the other shoe to drop to tell you the truth. It's like the calm before the storm. — Ana Ortiz

Sea Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

The idea of seeing the sea - of being near it - watching its changes by sunrise, sunset, moonlight, and noonday - in calm, perhaps in storm - fills and satisfies my mind. — Charlotte Bronte

The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea. — Ovid

In a calm sea every man is a pilot. — John Ray

Calm quote Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.
Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.

Mystery of mysteries, water and air are right there before us in the sea. Every time I view the sea, I feel a calming sense of security, as if visiting my ancestral home; I embark on a voyage of seeing. — Hiroshi Sugimoto

Calm seas never made a good sailor — Franklin D. Roosevelt

I hate storms, but calms undermine my spirits. — Bernard Moitessier

Calm quote Calm is a super power.
Calm is a super power.

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. — Publilius Syrus

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

Don't you realize that the sea is the home of water? All water is off on a journey unless it's in the sea, and it's homesick, and bound to make its way home someday. — Zora Neale Hurston

What though the sea be calm? trust to the shore, Ships have been drown'd, where late they danc'd before. — Robert Herrick

Water Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

Calm quote

None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives. — Jane Austen

In calm water every ship has a good captain. — Grover Cleveland

Pour some water into a tub and stir it up. Now try as hard as you can to calm the water with your hands; you will succeed in agitating it further. Let it stand undisturbed a while, and it will calm down by itself. The human brain works much the same way. — Koichi Tohei

Calm quote Be still, and the earth will speak to you.
Be still, and the earth will speak to you.

Don’t think there are no crocodiles just because the water is calm. — African Proverbs

The only fountain in the wilderness of life, where man drinks of water totally unmixed with bitterness, is that which gushes for him in the calm and shady recess of domestic life. — William Penn

Swift as a deer. Quiet as a shadow. Fear cuts deeper than swords. Quick as a snake. Calm as still water. — George R. R. Martin

Calm quote There is peace even in the storm.
There is peace even in the storm.

I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives. — Jane Austen

Of course, you can’t force your mind to be silent. That would be like trying to smooth ripples in water with a flatiron. Water becomes clear and calm only when left alone. — Alan Watts

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

She is deceitful as the calm that precedes the hurricane, smooth as the water on the verge of the cataract, and beautiful as the rainbow, that smiling daughter of the storm; but, like the mirage in the desert, she tantalizes us with a delusion that distance creates, and that contiguity destroys. — Charles Caleb Colton

Being Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

Be calm and strong and patient. Meet failure and disappointment with courage. Rise superior to the trials of life, and never give in to hopelessness or despair. In danger, in adversity, cling to your principles and ideals. Aequanimitas! — William Osler

If you really want peace of mind and inner calm, you will get it. Regardless of how unjustly you have been treated, or how unfair the boss has been, or what a mean scoundrel someone has proved to be, all this makes no difference to you when you awaken to your mental and spiritual powers. — Joseph Murphy

Never be hurried in anything. Do all things calmly and in a spirit of repose. Do not lose your inward peace even if everything seems to be going wrong. What is anything in life compared to peace of soul? — Saint Francis de Sales

Calm quote The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his
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.

Karate is not a game. It is not a sport. It is not even a system of self-defense. Karate is half physical exercise and half spiritual. The karateist who has given the necessary years of exercise and meditation is a tranquil person. He is unafraid. He can even be calm in a burning building. — Mas Oyama

Don't try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers everyday without forcing their buds — Osho

When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on. — LL Cool J

Calm quote Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your o
Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.

For years we've been telling God to get out of our schools, to get out of our government and to get out of our lives. And being the gentleman He is, I believe He has calmly backed out. How can we expect God to give us His blessing and His protection if we demand He leave us alone? — Anne Graham Lotz

Be calm, be strong, be grateful, and become a lamp full of light, that the darkness of sorrows be annihilated, and that the sun of everlasting joy arise from the dawning-place of heart and soul, shining brightly. — Abdu'l-Bahá

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. — Deepak Chopra

We have forgotten what rocks and plants still know - we have forgotten how to be - to be still - to be ourselves - to be where life is here and now — Eckhart Tolle

Calm Mind Quotes

Go to table of contents

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create disticntions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true. — Gautama Buddha

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

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. — Sivananda

Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment. — Nhat Hanh

A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought — they must be earned. — Naval Ravikant

Mere communion with nature, mere contact with the free air, exercise a soothing yet comforting and strengthening influence on the wearied mind, calm the storm of passion, and soften the heart when shaken by sorrow to its inmost depths. — Alexander von Humboldt

If you want to be effective in business, you need a clear, calm, cool, and collected mind. — Naval Ravikant

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. — Nhat Hanh

In a garden you can find, quiet thoughts that calm the mind. — Patience Strong

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. — Patanjali

Peace And Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

Silent night, holy night. All is calm, all is bright. Round yon Virgin Mother and Child. Holy Infant so tender and mild. Sleep in heavenly peace. Sleep in heavenly peace. — Joseph Mohr

Only spread a fern-frond over a man's head and worldly cares are cast out, and freedom and beauty and peace come in. — John Muir

Calm quote

The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center. So does a person. — Norman Vincent Peale

Inner #‎ peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your #‎ emotions — Pema Chodron

If you keep in mind that love and love alone is the reason for living, it will calm your heart and free you from your worries. — Harold Klemp

Calm quote

Keep cool and you will command everyone. — Justinian I

All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become. — Gautama Buddha

Nothing matters so much that we should throw ourselves into a state of panic about it. No happening is so important that we should let ourselves be exiled from from inner peace and mental calm for its sake. — Paul Brunton

Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating - these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything. — Wayne Dyer

A happy, calm, and peaceful person will make better decisions. — Naval Ravikant

Calm And Peace Quotes

Go to table of contents

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

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

Bach takes you to a very quiet place within yourself, to the inner core, a place where you are calm and at peace. — Yo-Yo Ma

Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else. — Dmitri Mendeleev

If a person's basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience. — Dalai Lama

Holiness appeared to me to be of a sweet, pleasant, charming, serene, calm nature; which brought an inexpressible purity, brightness, peacefulness and ravishment to the soul. — Jonathan Edwards

When someone at peace and free from hurry enters a room, that person has a calming effect on everyone present. — Eknath Easwaran

Great calm, generous detachment, selfless love, disinterested effort: these are what make for success in life. If you can find peace in yourself and can spread comfort around you, you will be happier than an empress. — Rabindranath Tagore

Meekness is calm confidence, settled assurance, and rest of the soul. It is the tranquil stillness of a soul that is at rest in Christ. It is the place of peace. Meekness springs from a heart of humility, radiating the fragrance of Christ. — Matthew Henry

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. — James Allen

Calm Down Quotes

Go to table of contents

Just as a waterfall grows slower and more lightly suspended as it plunges down, so the great man of action tends to act with greater calmness than his tempestuous desires prior to the deed would lead one to expect. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Soup puts the heart at ease, calms down the violence of hunger, eliminates the tension of the day, and awakens and refines the appetite. — Auguste Escoffier

Sometimes I would want to sink, and then while I was sinking I'd go, "Wait a minute, this isn't what I want to do," and I would calm down while I was sinking and then start rising back to the surface again. — Axl Rose

Retain a calm heart, sit like a turtle, walk swiftly like a pigeon, and sleep like a dog — Li Ching-Yuen

I'm so used to doing stuff, as you can imagine, fast and on the go, and just calming down, being patient for me is something I have yet to get used to. — Logan Paul

I have so much chaos in my life, it's become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they're wrong. — Tom Welling

When you stop searching and you calm down and you put your books away, and you confront yourself and see what you are all about, that will bring about bliss faster than anything you can ever imagine or ever do. — Robert Adams

I get fixated when I'm bleeding -- I can see why they went in for blood-letting in the medieval times because it makes you feel a bit better. When I cut myself, the drama of it calms me down. — Russell Brand

Small actions are at the heart of kaizen. By taking steps so tiny that they seem trivial or even laughable, you'll sail calmly past obstacles that have defeated you before. Slowly - but painlessly! - you'll cultivate an appetite for continued success and lay down a permanent new route to change. — Robert D. Maurer

A study conducted by the State University of New York at Buffalo Medical School suggested that in times of stress a dog is likely to be more help in calming you down than a spouse or partner. Most dog owners can guess the reason why: dogs never judge us and never compete with us. — Marjorie Garber

Calm Sea Quotes

Go to table of contents

One's ships come in over a calm sea. — Florence Scovel Shinn

Why does pouring Oil on the Sea make it Clear and Calm? Is it that the winds, slipping the smooth oil, have no force, nor cause any waves? — Plutarch

As the sea is beautiful not only in calm but also in storm, so is happiness found not only in peace but also in strife. — Ivan Panin

An intense copper calm, like a universal yellow lotus, was more and more unfolding its noiseless measureless leaves upon the sea. — Herman Melville

They say that the Dead die not, but remain Near to the rich heirs of their grief and mirth. I think they ride the calm mid-heaven, as these, In wise majestic melancholy train, And watch the moon, and the still-raging seas, And men, coming and going on the earth. — Rupert Brooke

Any one can hold the helm when the seas are calm. — Publilius Syrus

The courage to press on regardless - regardless of whether we face calm seas or rough seas, and especially when the market storms howl around us - is the quintessential attribute of the successful investor. — John C. Bogle

Anybody can pilot a ship when the sea is calm. — Navjot Singh Sidhu

Prosperity too often has the same effect on a Christian that a calm at sea has on a Dutch mariner; who frequently, it is said, in those circumstances, ties up the rudder, gets drunk, and goes to sleep. — William Cornelius Van Horne

The sea is calm tonight. The tide is full, the moon lies fair Upon the straits;- on the French coast the light Gleams and is gone; the cliffs of England stand, glimmering and vast, out in the tranquil bay. — Matthew Arnold

Stay Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

Our sport is dangerous. We risk the life out there, so we need to stay calm and focused and leave all the rest out. — Valentino Rossi

You have to accept both losing and winning well. I've stayed calm when I'm winning and I've stayed calm when I've lost. — Rafael Nadal

I am safe and secure. I exhale any anxiety and inhale calm. As my world expands so do my heart and mind. I am willing to stay open and accept all the miracles and abundance the universe has to offer me. — Kris Carr

I'm trying to stay as calm as possible and focus one day at a time, but when reality sets in, I feel everything: anxiety, excitement, nerves, pressure and joy. — Shawn Johnson

You have to slow your heart rate, stay calm. You have to shoot in between your heartbeats. — Chris Kyle

One important reason to stay calm is that calm parents hear more. Low-key, accepting parents are the ones whose children keep talking. — Mary Pipher

This is a tough situation. But it is what it is, and time has an amazing way of knitting together solutions as long as everybody stays calm and resolves to be as gentle and patient as possible. — Amy Dickinson

There may be a long list of things to do, but really, there is just one thing on the list at any time. If you think of it like that, the whole world looks different and you can stay quite calm. Maybe everything will get done eventually and maybe not. You can always have hope. — Zoketsu Norman Fischer

Do not get angry because others question what you believe, be calm and loving, for anger is the root of a faulty belief. — Leon Brown

What helped me was working with my breathing, specifically, using my breathing to stay sharp and focused under pressure and then cool and calm when the pressure was relieved. — Glen Hanlon

Keep Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

We should indeed keep calm in the face of difference, and live our lives in a state of inclusion and wonder at the diversity of humanity. — George Takei

Keep calm and carry on. A challenging time is just that - a period in time. Taking a few deep breaths and knowing that it won't last forever really allows me to focus on the present moment and task at hand. — Elizabeth Armstrong

Mother Nature's ruthless to the weak, but isn't arbitrary cruel or negative. Mother Nature saves aggression for extreme situations, and instead uses consistent leadership--to help keep things running smoothly. Mother nature doesn't rule by fear and anger, but by calm strength and assertiveness. — Cesar Millan

Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement. — Albert Camus

People who keep dogs live longer on average than those who do not. This is not some kind of pro-canine campaigning fantasy. It is a simple medical fact that the calming influence of the company of a friendly pet animal reduces blood pressure and therefore the risk of heart attack. — Desmond Morris

Happy is the person who can keep a quiet heart, in the chaos and tumult of this modern world. — Patience Strong

Keep calm and carry on. — Winston Churchill

Nothing matters, but it's perhaps more comfortable to keep calm and not interfere with other people. — H. P. Lovecraft

When I say "I fear" - don't let it disturb you, dearest heart. We all fear when we are in waiting-rooms. Yet we must pass beyond them, and if the other can keep calm, it is all the help we can give each other. — Katherine Mansfield

Focus on impact, not approval. If you believe you can change the world, which I hope you do, do what you believe is right and expect resistance and expect attackers. Keep calm and carry on! — Tim Ferriss

Remaining Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

Those who are unconquered in spirit are the real successes in life. If you can so train or condition your mind that you are content regardless of what you have or do not have, and if you can stand the challenge of all your trials and remain calm-that is true happiness. — Paramahansa Yogananda

Having reached a high level of realization (or having accomplished anything in life), don't get excited or puffed up with pride but remain calm, humble, and in "perfect equanimity" if you want to continue in this deep state of consciousness. — Lao Tzu

Once an old woman came to Buddha and asked him how to meditate. He told her to remain aware of every movement of her hands as she drew the water from the well, knowing that if she did, she would soon find herself in that state of alert and spacious calm that is meditation. — Sogyal Rinpoche

What is pertinent is the calmness of that beauty, its sense of restraint. — Kazuo Ishiguro

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

I remain detached and distant, but it is under my eyes and my orders that the work of art must create itself. Then, when the creation starts, I stand there, present at the ceremony, immaculate, calm, relaxed... ready to welcome the work of art that is coming into existence in the tangible world. — Yves Klein

A samurai must remain calm at all times even in the face of danger. — Chris Bradford

...The sage, traveling all day, Does not lose sight of his baggage. Though there are beautiful things to be seen, He remains unattached and calm. — Lao Tzu

Lendl has remained throughout as calm as the proverbial iceberg. — Dan Maskell

I'm never afraid during a game, and I have no negative thoughts. I think about what I have to do. Which players can be substituted? And where I can manage to squeeze in a slight advantage? I remain very calm, which is why I never engage in any sideline antics. — Jupp Heynckes

Nature Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock and sit in silence and kind of meditate. Nature is calming, and it's nice to go out there and clear my head. — Devon Werkheiser

But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible. — Jose Marti

All we have to do is to receive what we are given...We are given the naturalness to love someone, to be calm in crisis, to ignore self-defeating suggestions, to be pleasant, forgiving, tender, helpful, unworried, brave, energetic. — Vernon Howard

The ability to calm your soul and wait before God is one of the most difficult things in the Christian life. Our old nature is restless... the world around us is frantically in a hurry. But a restless heart usually leads to a reckless life. — Warren W. Wiersbe

Surely there is something in the unruffled calm of nature that overawes our little anxieties and doubts; the sight of the deep-blue sky and the clustering stars above seems to impart a quiet to the mind. — Jonathan Edwards

In those vernal seasons of the year when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against nature not to go out and see her riches, and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth. — John Milton

He who is of 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

The wild force of genius has often been fated by Nature to be finally overcome by quiet strength. The volcano sends up its red bolt with terrific force, as if it would strike the stars; but the calm, resistless hand of gravitation seizes it and brings it to the earth. — Peter Bayne

Just as the waves can subside to reveal the stillness of the ocean's depths, so too is it possible to calm the turbulence of our mind to reveal its natural pristine clarity. — Kathleen McDonald

Intuition is soul guidance, appearing naturally in man during those instants when his mind is calm. — Paramahansa Yogananda

Calm Water Quotes

Go to table of contents

The undisturbed mind is like the calm body water reflecting the brilliance of the moon. Empty the mind and you will realize the undisturbed mind. — Yagyu Jubei Mitsuyoshi

It is therefore essential to let the 'heart spirit' settle like calm water. Then it becomes a tranquil lake in which the sky is reflected, in which the face of Christ can be seen. — Olivier Clement

I've laid down in dried up streambeds, leaving a shadow. And then, five minutes later, it's flash flooded, and where I once laid is now running water, which would've washed me away, you know? There's that power and danger often in places that look so calm and pastoral to begin with. — Andy Goldsworthy

Like a duck on the pond. On the surface everything looks calm, but beneath the water those little feet are churning a mile a minute. — Gene Hackman

So let the mind flow like water. Face life with a calm and quiet mind and everything in life will be calm and quiet. — Thich Thien-An

Black are the brooding clouds and troubled the deep waters, when the Sea of Thought, first heaving from a calm, gives up its Dead — Charles Dickens

Banking is a very treacherous business because you don't realize it is risky until it is too late. It is like calm waters that deliver huge storms. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being. — Deepak Chopra

If I gaze at my beloved she may feel embarrassed and if I do not, she will feel neglected. I can see the stars reflecting in the calm water of her face but if I look away I lose my clarity. — Rumi

On the still calm waters of surrender, the reflections of clarity appear. — Bryant H. McGill

People Writing About Calm

Go to table of contents

Name Quotes Likes
Read quotes by Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda
quotes on love, death and god

368 8210
Read quotes by Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama
quotes on life, love and kindness

1464 21491
Read quotes by Stephen King

Stephen King
quotes on writing, horror and love

1306 6633
Read quotes by Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria
quotes on albert, love

58 2767
Read quotes by Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks
quotes on love, life and music

126 1423
Read quotes by Joseph Pilates

Joseph Pilates
quotes on breathing

69 6765

More Calm Quotes

Go to table of contents

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding. — Ellen G. White

Even if [the Pope an incarnate devil], we ought not to raise up our heads against him, but calmly lie down to rest on his bosom... He who rebels against our Father is condemned to death, for that which we do to him we do to Christ: we honor Christ if we honor the Pope; we dishonor Christ if we dishonor the Pope. — St. Catherine of Siena

One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul. Struggling souls catch light from other souls who are fully lit and willing to show it. — Clarissa Pinkola Estes

A polka-dot has the form of the sun, which is a symbol of the energy of the whole world and our living life, and also the form of the moon, which is calm. Round, soft, colourful, senseless and unknowing. Polka-dots can't stay alone; like the communicative life of people, two or three polka-dots become movement... Polka-dots are a way to infinity. — Yayoi Kusama

Perfect health, sincerity, honesty, straightforwardness, courage, disinterestedness, unselfishness, patience, endurance, perseverance, peace, calm, self control are all things that are taught infinitely better by example than by beautiful speeches. — Sri Aurobindo

What is Music? How do you define it? Music is a calm moonlit night, the rustle of leaves in Summer. Music is the far off peal of bells at dusk! Music comes straight from the heart and talks only to the heart: it is Love! Music is the Sister of Poetry and her Mother is sorrow! — Sergei Rachmaninoff

All this talk and turmoil and noise and movement and desire is outside of the veil; within the veil is silence and calm and rest. — Bayazid Bastami

All this talk and turmoil and noise and movement and desire is outside of the veil; within the veil is silence and calm and rest. — Bayazid AlBistami

Prayer cleanses from sin, drives away temptations, stamps out persecutions, comforts the fainthearted, gives new strength to the courageous, brings travellers safely home, calms the waves, confounds robbers, feeds the poor, overrules the rich, lifts up the fallen, supports those who are falling, sustains those who stand firm. — Tertullian

Start with the impossible. Proceed calmly towards the improbable. No worry, there are at least five exits. — Daniel Berrigan

. . . colors like a flourish of trumpets or pianissimo on the violin, great, calm, oscillating, splintered surgances . . . . Is this not form? — Giacomo Puccini

A fighter, a real strong fighter should always look dignified and calm and I believe that any expression of aggression is an expression of weakness. A strong person will not be nervous and will not express aggression towards his opponent. He will be confident in his abilities and his training, then he will face the fight calm and balanced. — Fedor Emelianenko

Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

In Conclusion

Which quotation resonated with you best? Did you enjoy our collection of calm quotes? Or may be you have a slogan about calm to suggest. Let us know using our contact form.

About the author

This collection is managed by , with an extensive background in quote curation. They have meticulously gathered, researched, and compiled the quotes featured on this page. Every quote has been diligently cross-verified for its origin, its authenticity, and its potential influence on our readership.


Feel free to cite use any of the quotes in this collection of calm. For popular citation styles(APA, Chicago, MLA), please use this citation page.

Embed HTML Link

Copy and paste this HTML code in your webpage