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
Heartwarming Calming Down quotations
Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
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.
Don't take things too seriously, and just chill.
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.
Soup puts the heart at ease, calms down the violence of hunger, eliminates the tension of the day, and awakens and refines the appetite.
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.
Retain a calm heart, sit like a turtle, walk swiftly like a pigeon, and sleep like a dog
Always behave like a duck. Keep calm and unruffled on the surface, but paddle like hell underwater.
We have to be faster in calming down a resentment than putting out a fire, because the consequences of the first are infinitely more dangerous than the results of the last; fire ends burning down some houses at the most, while the resentment can cause cruel wars, with the ruin and total destruction of nations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.
If you’re controlled by your circumstances, life is going to be a roller coaster with ups and downs. God wants you to be stable, consistent, not moved by any of these things. When you face an adversity, when you hit a tough time, one of the best things you can do is simply stay calm. Keep your peace.
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.
I had no idea, but I realized that probably thirty to forty percent of my brainpower was taken up with the questions that I couldn't answer- because I had no direction. When I got clear on exactly where I wanted to go, and set the goals to get there, my mind calmed down.
The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.
I've calmed down, certainly, from the days of being 18, but I'm still having a good time.
One key symptom of alcoholism is that the individual comes to need a drink for every mood-one to calm down, one to perk up, one to celebrate, one to deal with disappointment, and so on.
I can't help but to write, I have a inner need for it.
If I'm not in the middle of some literary project, I'm utterly lost, unhappy and distressed. As soon as I get started, I calm down.
Calm is a super power.
For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather;
To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.
My friends tell me that I've calmed down, that I seem more centered.
I don't know, I think my inner self was more hollow before, which made me more scattered, and more needy to get laughs.
My schedule has not calmed down, but I'm definitely not so devastated as I used to be. Definitely cooler now. A lot of blessings have fallen into my lap, and I'm very thankful to receive all of them.
Be still, and the earth will speak to you.
So many people have disappointed me. And there's also been so many people - not so many, but a few people who make everything worth it, stick through it, and they show loyalty. And no matter what goes down, seas or rough or calm Sunday afternoon, those are people that are worth it. You die for those people.
The largest part of what we call 'personality' is determined by how we've opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness".
It’s important to let go, calm down, and get grounded.
We need to listen to ourselves. When one becomes aware that our present-moment thoughts are not productive, one should simply let them go. Change a negative thought to a positive one.
There is peace even in the storm.
Suave molecules of Mocha stir up your blood, without causing excess heat;
the organ of thought receives from it a feeling of sympathy; work becomes easier and you will sit down without distress to your principal repast which will restore your body and afford you a calm, delicious night.
Consolation Calm down. Both your sins and your good deeds will be lost in oblivion.
I had to listen to the classical music because it calms me down, calms my nerves down.
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.
Doubt is nothing but a trivial agitation on the surface of the soul, while deep down there is a calm certainty.
I was in analysis and I told my analyst I wanted to be the best sculptor in the world and he said, 'Richard, calm down.'
Getting stress out of your life takes more than prayer alone.
You must take action to make changes and stop doing whatever is causing the stress. You can learn to calm down in the way you handle things.
Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.
The height of human wisdom is to bring our tempers down to our circumstances, and to make a calm within, under the weight of the greatest storm without.
The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.
Sooner or later you learn that you belong in the big leagues, and that makes you calm down
Yoga gave me the ability to calm down.
Most men don't seem to get that telling a pissed-off woman to calm down is like throwing gunpowder on a fire.” ~ Liberty Jones