quote by Graham Coxon

I had a breakthrough, I think my life just became calmer, I gave up drinking. My priorities changed as I had a young daughter. The group didn't want me to record for the Think Tank album... so I took it as a sign to leave.

— Graham Coxon

Floundering Calmer quotations

For me, the subtlety of black and white inspires the imagination of the individual viewer to complete the picture in the mind's eye. It doesn't attempt to compete with the outside world. I believe it is calmer and gentler than colour, and persists longer in our visual memory.

I will say that as I get older and calmer and quieter in my own self, the one quality in a woman that I find more and more attractive is kindness. A sense of adventure and humor is important too, but I truly find kindness and consideration for others to be the most attractive thing in anyone.

Music can't save the world, but can make one a little calmer.

Burnin marijuana pon di corner, It keep me calmer, It mek me smarter.

Burnin pon di highway, its the highest grade, gettin into my head.


MS Dhoni still the best bet as Test, ODI captain. No calmer finisher than Dhoni

The man coming back from the hard mountain trip is a wiser being, calmer and radiating inside. I'd say momentary liberated.

My strength was that I am more balanced and calmer than most other riders.

Always man needs woman for his friend.

He needs her clearer vision, her subtler insight, her softer thought, her winged soul, her pure and tender heart. Always woman needs man to be her friend. She needs the vigor of his purpose, the ardor of his will, his calmer judgment, his braver force of action, his reverence and his devotion.

The more you nurture a feeling of loving kindness, the happier and calmer you will be.


The less passion there is, the better we work.

The calmer we are the better for us and the more the amount of work we can do.

The English, a spirited nation, claim the empire of the sea;

the French, a calmer nation, claim that of the air.

Nothing makes me feel better - calmer, clearer and happier - than being in one place, absorbed in a book, a conversation, a piece of music. It's actually something deeper than mere happiness: it's joy, which the monk David Steindl-Rast describes as 'that kind of happiness that doesn't depend on what happens.

I used to fly off the handle in everyday life, but I'm a little calmer now.

My family thought if I spent time in the military, I'd become more reasonable, a bit calmer. But I've always been extreme in what I do - both as a believer and a nonbeliever.


A lot of people... are afraid of pictures which have visible emotions in them. They feel calmer in front of pictures which are placid.

Bathed in sweat and trembling with agitation, no, not with agitation, but with fear, for he finally admitted it to himself: it was naked fear that had seized him, and in admitting it he grew calmer and his thoughts clearer.

The calmer thought is not always the right thought, just as the distant view is not always the truest view

You are killing me, fish, the old man thought.

But you have a right to. Never have I seen a greater, or more beautiful, or a calmer or more noble thing than you, brother.

We do that in our zeal our calmer moment would be afraid to answer.


Living with this gratitude elevates you.

.. You become a more joyful person. You become a kinder and more compassionate person. You become a calmer and more peaceful person. You become a person who lives in greater harmony with others.

Be patient. Your skin took a while to deteriorate. Give it some time to reflect a calmer inner state. As one of my friends states on his Facebook profile: "The true Losers in Life, are not those who Try and Fail, but those who Fail to Try."

And love makes one calmer about many things, and in that way, one is more fit for one's work.

French parents are very concerned about their kids.

They know about pedophiles, allergies, and choking hazards. They take reasonable precautions. But they aren't panicked about their children's well-being. This calmer outlook makes them better at both establishing boundaries and giving their kids some autonomy.

Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful - just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a happier, more confident people, and that by itself would be a major achievement.


The Dark Knight series is all from Batman's point of view.

But if you look at Dark Knight 2, you'll see a Superman who's much calmer than the one in the first Dark Knight. Batman and Superman are dead opposites. I love Superman. Do I love Batman more? They're not people. They're only lines on paper.

I actually felt calmer and more serene when we got up to the tower that I think I ever have. We had literally done everything we could to prepare.

Love is eternal -- the aspect may change, but not the essence.

There is the same difference in a person before and after he is in love as there is in an unlighted lamp and one that is burning. The lamp was there and was a good lamp, but now it is shedding light too, and that is its real function. And love makes one calmer about many things, and that way, one is more fit for one's work.

But I tell you - and mark my words - you will come some day to a craggy pass in the channel, where the whole of life's stream will be broken up into whirl and tumult, foam and noise: either you will be dashed to atoms on crag points, or lifted up and borne on by some master-wave into a calmer current.

Men are the enemies of women. Promising sublime intimacy, unequalled passion, amazing security and grace, they nevertheless exploit and injure in a myriad subtle ways. Without men the world would be a better place: softer, kinder, more loving; calmer, quieter, more humane.


My mother was an artist and highly strung, whereas my father was much calmer.

I'm much calmer as I get older, but I'm still just as capable of getting that strung-out stressed-out feeling of mental and spiritual unwellness.

I didn't write the memoir with any sort of intention of feeling better.

I wrote the memoir because I had a weird need to write a good story. But once I was done, I did feel better about myself. Not better, just calmer. Because a tremendous onus had been lifted off my day-to-day.

I think meditating on tour is integral.

It's a priority, because everything is so chaotic, and the calmer you stay, the calmer everybody is. Sometimes I do it hotel lobbies, or in corners, and I try to find moments. It's not ideal when people come out and almost step on you.

I listen to John Mayer when I get ready. He's my calmer.

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