Bien choisir son moment et se taire, serait-ce le seul moyen d'avoir
e" tre et habitat? To carefully choose
one'smoment and keep quiet, isthis the only way one
can be and live? Samuel Beckett Nouvelles et textes pour rien.
Study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with
your own hands, as we commanded you. Bible (NewTestament) Thessalonians
Noble men in the quiet of morning hear Indians singing the
continent's violent requiem. William Dunbar The Opening of the Field,'A Poem Beginning with a
Line by Pindar'.
Un romancier, selon moi, n'a pas le droit de dire son avis sur les choses de
ce monde. Il doit, dans sa vocation, imiter Dieu dans la
sienne, c'est-a' -dire faire et se taire. A novelist, in my
opinion, does not have the right to give advice on the
affairs of the world. He must, in his occupation, imitate
God in His; that is to say, create and keep quiet. Gustave Flaubert Letter to Mlle Bosquet.
Self-respectcomes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments in quiet
places when we suddenly realize that, knowing the good,
we have done it; knowing the Alfred Whitney Griswold Soviet politician, notorious for his austere
and humourless demeanour. As Foreign Minister
(1957^85) he influenced Soviet relations with theWest during the
ColdWar. President in 1985, he was replaced by Gorbachev.
The best of all monopoly profits is a quiet life. SirJohn Richard Hicks Econometrica,'The Theory of Monopoly'.
Give me my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith
to walk upon, My scrip of joy,
immortal diet, My bottle of
salvation, My gown of glory,
hope's true gage, And thus I'll take
my pilgrimage. Sir Walter Raleigh The Passionate Man's Pilgrimage.
nichts Neues. All Quiet on the
Western Front. Erich Maria Remarque Title of novel.
The quiet man is here to stay, and he's turning up the volume! Iain Duncan Smith At the Conservative Party Conference, Oct.
Here, where the world is quiet, Here, where all
trouble seems Dead winds'and
spent waves'riot In doubtful dreams
of dreams. Algernon Charles Swinburne Poems and Ballads,'The Garden of Proserpine'.