Calm Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old calm quotes, calm sayings, and calm proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

To be calm when you've found something going on. Cat Stevens
Developing concern for others, thinking of them as part of us, brings self-confidence, reduces our sense of suspicion and mistrust, and enables us to develop a calm mind. Dalai Lama
Retain a calm heart, sit like a turtle, walk swiftly like a pigeon, and sleep like a dog. Li Ching-Yuen
By listening with calm and understanding, we can ease the suffering of another person. Nhat Hanh
Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options. Simon Sinek
A man of calm is like a shady tree. People who need shelter come to it. Toba Beta
Be still and calm, don't fear your past but use it for our future! Nitesh Nishad
Every calm and quiet place is the true temple of the wise man! Mehmet Murat ildan
Remaining calm in times of desperation makes way for opportunity. Simon Sinek
If the mind is calm, your spontaneity and honest thoughts appear. You become more spontaneous. Chademeng Tan
Stay calm inside! You will then see that outside storms of life, even the most terrible ones, will turn into soft winds. Mehmet Murat ildan
You're so calm and quiet, you never say. But there are things inside you. I see them sometimes, hiding in your eyes. Tracy Chevalier
Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy. George Herbert
Slow down. Calm down. Don't worry. Don't hurry. Trust the process. Alexandra Stoddard
It stood calm against the suburban storm raging around it. The thunder screamed across the sky; it slapped the clouds into a heated turmoil that flew towards the south. J.D. Stroube
Learn to be calm and you will always be happy. Paramahansa Yogananda
To be calm is the highest achievement of the best of what you have. Harbhajan Singh Yogi
Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health. Dalai Lama
Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organise your life around it. Brian Tracy
Calm's not life's crown, though calm is well. Matthew Arnold
When our mind is calm, we're better able to find peace of mind and live a joyful life. Dalai Lama
Remember to keep the mind calm in difficult moments. Horace
I like a calm life where nobody bothers me. Mariano Rivera
A calm mind is good for our physical health, but it also enables us to see things more realistically. Dalai Lama
Keep a cool surface. Calm. Detached. As inside a part of you has been shattered. Amy Ephron
Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along. Paramahansa Yogananda
When everything around you is crazy, it is ingenious to stay calm. Mehmet Murat ildan
Those who act with few desires are calm, without worry or fear. Buddha
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Calm can solve all issues. Pope Shenouda Iii
When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything. Paramahansa Yogananda
When we speak of a calm state of mind or peace of mind, we shouldn't confuse that with an insensitive state of apathy. Having a calm or peaceful state of mind doesn't mean being spaced out or completely empty. Peace of mind or a calm state of mind is rooted in affection and compassion and is sensitive and responsive to others. Dalai Lama
It's calm under the waves in the blue of my oblivion. Fiona Apple
A calm hour with God is worth a whole lifetime with man. Robert Murray M'Cheyne
Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed. Channing Pollock
Let the mind calm down and the heart start to open. Then everything will be very obvious. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
There is a calm for you where men and women Unroll the chill precision of moving feet. Allen Tate
Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace. Remez Sasson
He who remains calm while those around him panic probably doesn't know what's going on. Leo Buscaglia
When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on. LL Cool J
Absolute calm is not the law of ocean. And it is the same with the ocean of life. Mahatma Gandhi
Be a calm beholder of what is happening around you. Bruce Lee
Never be in a hurry, do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. Francis de Sales
Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything. Wayne W. Dyer
By staying calm, you increase your resistance against any kind of storms. Mehmet Murat ildan
Keeping grounded and keeping focused and keeping calm and thankful, that comes from God. Lenny Kravitz
Be calm in the face of all common disgraces. Gordon Lightfoot
Within each of us, there is silence. A silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are. Gunilla Norros
Quiet mind, quiet soul. Lailah Gifty Akita
Eat, sleep, eat. Exist slowly, softly, like these trees, like a puddle of water. Jean Paul Sartre
Be the calm eye of the storm where nothing phases you, focus on your center to remain balanced, let your life flow like a stream of wind. Jay Woodman
Rule number one is, don't sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it's all small stuff. Robert Eliot
Deep within us all, there is an amazing inner sanctuary of the soul, a holy place, a Divine Centre, a speaking voice, to which we may continuously return. Eternity is at our hearts, pressing upon our time-torn lives, warming us with intimations of an astounding destiny, calling us home unto itself. Thomas R. Kelly
Store up reservoirs of calm and content and draw on them at later moments when the source isn't there, but the need is very great. Rupert Brooke
I feel calm in calm colors. I don't want people to watch the way I dress. I want people to watch the way I play. Seve Ballesteros
Calm soul of all things! Make it mine / To feel amid the city's jar, / That there abides a peace of thine, / Man did not make, and cannot mar! / The will to neither strive nor cry, / The power to feel with others give! / Calm, calm me more! nor let me die / Before I have begun to live. Matthew Arnold
The house was quiet and the world was calm. / The reader became the book; and the summer night / Was like the conscious being of the book / The house was quiet and the world was calm. Wallace Stevens
Everything passes, and as I flow with this river of highs and lows, I become calm. Ruthie Albert
Becoming calm, even in the midst of turmoil, is a choice. All will be well. In time. Karen Casey
See how God writes history. No technical knowledge is required; only a calm day and a calm mind. John Muir
Don't think there are no crocodiles just because the water is calm. Malay proverb
In calm water, every ship has a good captain. German Proverb
It is very much better sometimes to have a panic feeling beforehand, and then be quite calm when things happen than to be extremely calm beforehand and to get into a panic when things happen. Winston Churchill
They sicken of the calm, who know the storm Dorothy Parker
Have patience, O my sorrow, and be still. / You asked for the night: it falls: it is here. / A shadowy atmosphere enshrouds the hill, / to some men bringing peace, to others care. Charles Boudalaire
Most days start with calm / Chaos often intervenes / Return to the calm. Larry Stallings
I follow not such a direction / That leads towards nothing. / I knock not such a door / That opens not / Thus, / Far away, from frustration / I stay calm / And enjoy peace. Ehsan Sehgal
As I walked further in the illuminated woods / I met myself sitting under the sky / While embracing the dark in counting the stars / Calm overcame the Chaos!! Krutika Deshpande
Always ask yourself: 'What will happen if I say nothing?' Kamand Kojouri
The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat. Jules Renard
Gentleness is strength under control. It is the ability to stay calm, no matter what happens. Elizabeth George Speare
Indeed, she often wondered if she were dead, or dying from the inside out, and that was the root of her calm, the reason she could surrender her character. Gregory Maguire
When the odds are hopeless when all seems to be lost, then is the time to be calm, to make a show of authority – at least of indifference Ian Fleming
The nature of the world is to be calm and enhance and support life, and evil is an absence of the inclination of matter to be at peace. Gregory Maguire
The ability to stay calm and focused in the midst of change is what distinguishes great leaders from those just collecting a paycheck. Todd Stocker
When you can no longer count the peaceful moments in your day, and life becomes a wonderful place of clear thoughts and calm. You know things are as right as they should be. Ron Baratono
Before something happens in the realm of calmness, we do not feel the calmness; only when something happens within it do we find the calmness. William Golding