Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 52
Away Here

Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.

- Adlai E. Stevenson

Love Which

For me, it is essential to have the inner peace and serenity of prayer in order to listen to the silence of God, which speaks to us, in our personal life and the history of our times, of the power of love.

- Adolfo Perez Esquivel

Love Which

There is a kind of serenity in love which is almost a paradise.

- Alain Badiou

Chaos Surrounded

I used to find that I could get mental serenity surrounded by chaos.

- Alexis Knapp

Argument Which

Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.

- Alistair Cooke

Wish Everybody

I wish everybody finds the serenity that good, strong faith brings.

- Ann Jillian

Here Wished

I must say here in France I had more serenity or security as I was working because I knew I was making the film the way I wished and that the film would be seen, ultimately, which is not always the case in Iran. In Iran, you always work having in mind this worry of will I be able to carry on my project as I wish and will the audience see the film.

- Asghar Farhadi

Some Brooding

What some people interpret as brooding melancholy is serenity. I don't feel required to grasp all the time.

- David Guterson

Some Having

As we start to get a little bit older, boy, keep your house in order. That's the key thing. It's not about the thrills anymore. It's about contentment, about having some serenity.

- Jim Irsay

Joy Despair

Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven.

- John Donne

Pretty Still

Serenity is knowing that your worst shot is still pretty good.

- Johnny Miller

Gift Strife

In the scriptures, 'peace' means either freedom from strife, contention, conflict, or war, or an inner calm and comfort born of the Spirit that is a gift of God to all of his children, an assurance and serenity within a person's heart.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Fighting Like

Fighting football, not serenity football - that is what I like.

- Jurgen Klopp


I went from resenting my mother-in-law to accepting her, finally to appreciating her. What appeared to be her diffidence when I was first married, I now value as serenity.

- Ayelet Waldman

Habits Notorious

Habit allows us to go from 'before' to 'after,' to make life easier and better. Habit is notorious - and rightly so - for its ability to direct our actions, even against our will; but by mindfully shaping our habits, we can harness the power of mindlessness as a sweeping force for serenity, energy, and growth.

- Gretchen Rubin

Purity Soothing

What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.

- Henri Matisse

Rest Photograph

What I really try to do is photograph people at rest, in a state of serenity.

- Irving Penn

Most Sane

What keeps me sane the most is, honestly, the Serenity Prayer.

- Bryce Dallas Howard

Christ Means

A conviction that you are a daughter of God gives you a feeling of comfort in your self-worth. It means that you can find strength in the balm of Christ. It will help you meet the heartaches and challenges with faith and serenity.

- James E. Faust

Some Very

I am very willing to share whatever I know or feel I know about finding some serenity in this lifetime.

- Dirk Benedict

Peace Mind

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.

- Jawaharlal Nehru

Education Been

My two primary areas of focus have been open-space conservation and education, and I expect those to remain my priorities in the future. The Irvine open space and parklands provide serenity and balance to our unique Orange County lifestyle.

- Donald Bren

Week Average

But on average, I go to the gym about four or five times a week. Today, I'm so experienced in training - I'm actually listening to my body now. My body needs freedom. When I train I create serenity and I produce oxygen in my blood. It helps me to think better and relax. By training, you accentuate the problem.

- Jean-Claude Van Damme

Some Semblance

To become mindfully aware of our surroundings is to bring our thinking back to our present moment reality and to the possibility of some semblance of serenity in the face of circumstances outside our ability to control.

- Jeff Kober

Me How

I wouldn't know how to handle serenity if somebody handed it to me on a plate.

- Dusty Springfield

Forest Very

We run around so much - with the best intentions: I want to save the rain forest. I've gotta clean up the oceans. I've gotta save the dolphins. All worthy efforts, but if you're not centered and you don't have the serenity in your life you need to accomplish that task, you're not going to do a very good job.

- Ed Begley, Jr.

Shooting Nine

The only real difference between shooting 'Firefly' and 'Serenity' was that on 'Serenity,' we had a lot more freedom with time. When you're shooting a television show, you usually have anywhere between six and nine pages of script to shoot a day, and only twelve hours to do it. But with 'Serenity,' we could shoot one scene all day long.

- Jewel Staite

Everybody Idea

My idea of serenity - that wonderful word that everybody's trying to get into their life - is call-waiting.

- Elaine Stritch

Practice Does

Philosophy as practice does not mean its restriction to utility or applicability, that is, to what serves morality or produces serenity of soul.

- Karl Jaspers

Thinner Exterior

But I do know focusing on the exterior doesn't make me happy. If I want peace and serenity, it won't be reached by getting thinner or fatter.

- Elle Macpherson

Learned Some

I have learned to like myself for the first time and to have some serenity.

- Keith Miller

Still Which

Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light.

- Franz Liszt

Strength Say

The serenity prayer, 'God grant me the strength to accept...' That's a prayer that's actually in my car. I say it every day.

- Lauren London

Gardening Poetic

A garden must combine the poetic and the mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.

- Luis Barragan

Magic Think

I think that the ideal space must contain elements of magic, serenity, sorcery and mystery.

- Luis Barragan

Reason Accuse

Do not suffer pain and torment without reason. Somebody All-Powerful and All-Compassionate owns everything. Rely on His Power and do not accuse His Compassion. Renounce grief and anxiety ad accept relief. Be rid of your troubles and find serenity.

- Said Nursi

Breath Take

Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Boredom Waste

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.

- Thomas Szasz

Humor Mind

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.

- Grenville Kleiser

Mom Taught

My mom taught us the Serenity Prayer at a young age.

- Toby Keith

Guns Figures

I have a trophy case that contains all the action figures ever made of me. It also has items I've stolen from my movies, like three guns and holsters from 'Serenity'.

- Nathan Fillion

Change Courage

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

- Reinhold Niebuhr


The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.

- Reinhold Niebuhr

Death Bad

Serenity is the balance between good and bad, life and death, horrors and pleasures. Life is, as it were, defined by death. If there wasn't death of things, then there wouldn't be any life to celebrate.

- Norman Davies

Britain Breadth

Ireland, in breadth, and for wholesomeness and serenity of climate, far surpasses Britain; for the snow scarcely ever lies there above three days: no man makes hay in the summer for winter's provision, or builds stables for his beasts of burden... the island abounds in milk and honey.

- Venerable Bede

Very Liked

I've always liked Southeast Asia a lot. It's a wonderful place, an easy place. People are great, there's a lot of history and culture, and I like the serenity of Buddhism there. It's very beautiful. I find that to be a very nice place to visit.

- Matt Dillon

Found Monaco

I have found serenity at Monaco.

- Stephan El Shaarawy

Fact Engaged

I am one who believes that we are, in fact, engaged in a worldwide war against terrorism. We must have the serenity to accept the fact that war is not going to go away if we ignore it.

- Robert Foster Bennett

Lucky Very

The thing we're all looking for is happiness, and if we achieve just a modicum of that or even a little piece of serenity even for five minutes a day, we're very lucky.

- Mel Gibson

Other Give

Autos for years seemed to give us freedom and independence, but when they create traffic jams and other problems in the parks, the experience of serenity in nature that visitors expect is seriously diminished, if not destroyed.

- Michael Frome

Trying Elegance

The only thing I was trying to portray was serenity. Also, innocence, vulnerability and elegance.

- Sylvia Kristel

Beauty Costa Rica

The Sanctuary at Two Rivers offers a much needed escape or retreat from the fast paced, modern lifestyle we have all become accustomed to, with its exquisite beauty, serenity, and raw nature. Costa Rica was the perfect place for developing such an important project.

- Perrey Reeves