serenity

A Quote by Lindley Karstens on feeling, guilt, peace, serenity, and time

Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.

Lindley Karstens

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A Quote by LaVell Edwards on facts, feeling, retirement, seasons, serenity, time, and wives

BYU takes on defending national champion Florida State in the Pigskin Classic in Jacksonville, Fla., eight days after announcing that the 2000 season would be his last before retirement: I do know this, that I'm finally a little bit more relieved than I've been for some time. Patti (his wife) and I have talked about it a lot and came to that conclusion (to retire). I had a feeling of serenity, if you will. In fact, I was feeling so serene that I put in a film of Florida State, and that got me out of that mood in a hurry.

LaVell Edwards (1931 -)

Source: Deseret News, August 18, 2000, Salt Lake City, UT

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A Quote by Joshua Loth Liebman on age, buddhism, courage, diversity, mankind, men, peace, serenity, spirituality, strength, teaching, tears, and understanding

The quest for this unwearied peace is constant and universal. Probe deeply into the teaching of Buddha, Maimonides, or a Kempis, and you will discover that they base their diverse doctrines on the foundation of a large spiritual serenity. Analyze the prayers of troubled, overborne mankind of all creeds, in every age--and their petitions come down to the irreducible common denominators of daily bread and inward peace. Grown men do not pray for vain trifles. When they lift up their hearts and voices in the valley of tears they ask for strength and courage and understanding.

Joshua Loth Liebman

Source: "Peace of Mind"

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A Quote by Joseph Addison on body, conscience, good, health, serenity, and soul

A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves a constant ease and serenity within us, and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions that can possibly befall us.

Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

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A Quote by Joseph Addison on cheerfulness, kindness, mind, and serenity

Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.

Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

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A Quote by John Keats on boldness, gold, men, purity, serenity, and silence

Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold, And many goodly states and kingdoms seen; Round many western islands have I been Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-brow'd Homer ruled as his demesne, Yet did I never breathe its pure serene Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and bold: Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific, and all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmise, Silent, upon a peak in Darien.

John Keats (1795 - 1821)

Source: On first looking into Chapman's Homer.

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A Quote by John Gay on heaven, honor, kindness, mind, privacy, profit, resignation, and serenity

Give me, kind Heaven, a private station, A mind serene for contemplation! Title and profit I resign; The pot of honour shall be mine.

John Gay (1685 - 1732)

Source: Fables, Part ii. The Vulture, the Sparrow, and other Birds.

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A Quote by John Burroughs on fate, serenity, and time

Serene, I fold my hands and wait, Nor care for wind, nor tide, nor sea; I rave no more 'gainst time or fate, For lo! my own shall come to me.

John Burroughs (1837 - 1921)

Source: Waiting, 1876, st. 1

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A Quote by Jawaharlal Nehru on absence, mind, nations, peace, people, relationships, serenity, soul, and war

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 (1889 - 1964)

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A Quote by James Beattie on faith, innocence, modesty, patience, and serenity

Zealous, yet modest; innocent, though free; Patient of toil, serene amidst alarms; Inflexible in faith, invincible in arms.

James Beattie (1735 - 1803)

Source: The Minstrel. Book i. Stanza 11.

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