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    That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library

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Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows.

Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows.

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Sabi is the color of haikai. It is different from tranquility. For example, if an old man dresses up in read more

Sabi is the color of haikai. It is different from tranquility. For example, if an old man dresses up in armor and helmet and goes to the battlefield, or in colorful brocade kimono, attending (his lord) at a banquet, [sabi] is like this old figure.

by Matsuo Basho Found in: Tranquility Quotes,
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Quietude, which some men cannot abide because it reveals their inward poverty, is as a palace of cedar to the read more

Quietude, which some men cannot abide because it reveals their inward poverty, is as a palace of cedar to the wise, for along its hallowed courts the King in his beauty deigns to walk

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The fruit of silence is tranquillity.

The fruit of silence is tranquillity.

by Arabian Proverb Found in: Tranquility Quotes,
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Tranquility is the old man's milk

Tranquility is the old man's milk

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Tranquility Quotes,
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Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.

Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.

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Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion.

Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion.

by Dorothy Parker Found in: Tranquility Quotes,
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We fluctuate long between love and hatred before we can arrive at tranquillity

We fluctuate long between love and hatred before we can arrive at tranquillity

by Don Williams, Jr Found in: Tranquility Quotes,
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