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Lao-TzuMuddy water, let stand, becomes clear.

—  Lao-Tzu, 6th cent. BC, Chinese philosopher

Lao-TzuTo a mind that is still the whole universe surrenders.

—  Lao-Tzu, 6th cent. BC, Chinese philosopher

Georg Christoph LichtenbergNothing contributes more to a person's peace of mind than having no opinions at all.

—  Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, 1742-1799, German author of maxims

Lao-TzuStop leaving and you will arrive. Stop searching and you will see. Stop running away and you will be found.

—  Lao-Tzu, 6th cent. BC, Chinese philosopher

Wolfgang GoetheHe is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.

—  Wolfgang Goethe, 1749-1832, German poet & philosopher

Jean Jacques RousseauTranquility is found also in dungeons; but is that enough to make them desirable places to live in?

—  Jean Jacques Rousseau, 1712-1778, Swiss-French philosopher

Thomas JeffersonTimid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty

—  Thomas Jefferson, 1749-1826, American President [1801-1809]


Ancient Greek

EpicurusThe just man is most free from disturbance, while the unjust is full of the utmost disturbance.

O δίκαιος αταρακτότατος, ο δ’ άδικος πλείστης ταραχής γέμων.

—  Epicurus, 341-270 BC, Ancient Greek philosopher

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Proverbs

English proverbAfter a storm comes a calm.

—  English proverb


Movie Quotes

Stalker (1979)It is so quiet out here, it is the quietest place in the world.

—  from the film Stalker (1979)










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