Stillness Sayings and Quotes

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

Only in stillness does the imperceivable become discernible. Bryant McGill
The stillness in stillness is not the real stillness; only when there is stillness in movement does the universal rhythm manifest. Bruce Lee
True intelligence operates silently. Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found. Eckhart Tolle
Stillness within one individual can affect society beyond measure. Bede Griffiths
Inner stillness is the key to outer strength. Jared Brock
In listening and stillness there is nobody who is still, and this stillness doesn't refer to any object; it is absolutely objectless; it is our real nature. Jean Klein
It is the stillness that will save and transform the world. Eckhart Tolle
Choosing stillness in the midst of chaos is the path toward living in peace. Deepak Chopra
Be still. Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity. Lao Tzu
Only in the stillness of detachment can the soul yield up her secrets. Elsa Barker
Stillness of person and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Stillness is our most intense mode of action. It is in our moments of deep quiet that is born every idea, emotion, and drive which we eventually honor with the name of action. We reach highest in meditation, and farthest in prayer. In stillness every human being is great. Leonard Bernstein
Just come into stillness. Have your intention be to relax with the breath. That will begin to set in motion a habit that will start to train the mind. Tara Brach
There was a sudden stillness like the gap between ticks on a clock, but the next tick never coming. Sadie Jones
With stillness comes the benediction of Peace. Eckhart Tolle
In the stillness of life, we find our higher self. Be still and God is with you. Be still, and you are never alone. Donald L. Hicks
Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself. Hermann Hesse
The near stillness recalls what is forgotten, extinct angels. Georg Trakl
There is in stillness oft a magic power to calm the breast, when struggling passions lower; touch'd by its influence, in the soul arise diviner feelings, kindred with the skies John Henry Newman
Stillness is the only thing in this world that has no form. But then, it is not really a thing, and it is not of this world. Eckhart Tolle
The stillness of the waters is only drowned out by the sound of your heartbeat. Anthony T. Hincks
Stillness as a technique is still really captivating to me. Adam Baldwin
Stillness is your essential nature. What is stillness? The inner space or awareness in which the words on this page are bieng perceived and become thoughts. Without that awareness, there would be no perception, no thoughts, no world. You are that awareness, disguised as a person. Eckhart Tolle
In stillness the muddied water returns to clarity. Laozi
In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen, we can hear the whisper of the heart giving strength to weakness, courage to fear, hope to despair. Howard Thurman
Stillness is your essential nature. Eckhart Tolle
There is a stillness in all of us that is really the essence of who we are. A stillness and a silence that doesn't move, that doesn't go anywhere and our task is to experience that while being in time. Roger Housden
Stillness is where creativity and solutions are found. Meister Eckhart
Nothing but stillness can remain when hearts are full Of their own sweetness, bodies of their loveliness. William Butler Yeats
In the stillness, a fly would not have dared clear it's throat. Douglas Adams