quote by Friedrich Nietzsche

Our greatest experiences are our quietest moments.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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Books are the quietest and most constant of friends;

they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.

Through the opened heart, the world comes rushing in, the way oceans fill the smallest hole along the shore. It is the quietest sort of miracle: by simply being who we are, the world will come to fill us, to cleanse us, to baptize us, again and again.

I think the working-class part of me comes out.

Sometimes the people who have the loudest mouths are upper-class, upper-middle-class. The quietest are often working-class people, people who are broke. There is a fear of losing whatever it is that you have. I come from that background.

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.

Old dogs can be a regal sight. Their exuberance settles over the years into a seasoned nobility, their routines become as locked into yours as the quietest and kindest of marriages.

Real happiness is so simple that most people do not recognize it.

It is derived from the simplest, the quietest, the most unpretentious things in the world.

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will always hurt me.

Bones mend and become actually stronger in the very place they were broken and where they have knitted up; mental wounds can grind and ooze for decades and be re-opened by the quietest whisper.

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends;

they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.

The activity of the young is like that of railcars in motion--they tear along with noise and turmoil, and leave peace behind them. The quietest nooks, invaded by them, lose their quietude as they pass, and recover it only on their departure.

They say it's darkest before the dawn, but it also tend to be quietest, and the quiet lets you hear yourself better.

It is the quietest and meekest people who are often capable of the most sudden and unexpected violences for the reason that when their control does snap, it goes entirely. (Hercule Poirot)

The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.

When I was at home, I wasn't shy. I was the clown at home, because I was loved. It was in the outside world that I was judged and I wasn't loved. That was very clear to me, that I wasn't loved. So I became very quiet. You know, those little girls you see in those pictures that look like they want to hunch, I was trying to disappear into my shoulder blades. The quietest person in the classroom, that was me. But that wasn't me at home.

Whether people are making narrative cinema or experimental cinematic movie experiences, they all want the biggest screen possible and the quietest room and the most attention to every nuance and detail. Obviously, most people will not see the movie that way, but I can still hope for it, and I'd like to think we will be able to pull it off this time.

Something is always happening, even on the quietest days and deep into the night, if you stand a while and look.

In your quietest moments appear your most true thoughts.

It is only the quietest one who can hear all the voices of the world;

only the shadows can see all the lights!

Real happiness is so simple that most people do not recognize it.

They think it comes from doing something on a big scale, from a big fortune, or from some great achievement, when, in fact, it is derived from the simplest, the quietest, the most unpretentious things in the world.

I hate holidays because it's the quietest; it's the most deafening sound in my apartment.

In school, I was the quietest girl ever! I had a lot of trouble in school. Kids were mean to me.

Sometimes, the most profound of awakenings come wrapped in the quietest of moments.

What else can I tell you? It seems to me that everything has its proper emphasis; and finally I want to add just one more bit of advice: to keep growing, silently and earnestly, through your whole development; you couldn't disturb it any more violently than by looking outside and waiting for outside answers to questions that only your innermost feeling, in your quietest hour, can perhaps answer.

Yet the summer which was to change everything was coming nearer every day.

When boys and girls are growing up, life can't stand still, not even in the quietest of country towns; and they have to grow up, whether they will or no. That is what their elders are always forgetting.

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