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Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more. - Dame Agatha Christie


Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions. - Dag Hammarskjold


The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them. - Henry David Thoreau


Most men live lives of quiet desperation. I want to live each day to the full. For when it comes time to die, I do not want to find that life has passed me by. - Henry David Thoreau


See how that pair of billing doves With open murmurs own their loves And, heedless of censorious eyes, Pursue their unpolluted joys: No fears of future want molest The downy quiet of their nest. - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu


But over all things brooding slept The quiet sense of something lost. - Lord Alfred Tennyson


A quiet conscience makes one so serene! Christians have burnt each other, quite persuaded That all the Apostles would have done as they did. - Lord Byron


Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them. - Henry David Thoreau


You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait. Do not even wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. - Franz Kafka