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Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
Billie Jean King
The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.
There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.
Unless your government is respectable, foreigners will invade your rights; and to maintain tranquillity, it must be respectable - even to observe neutrality, you must have a strong government.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
I long for the countryside. That's where I get my calm and tranquillity - from being able to come and find a spot of green.
Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquillity.
Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
Like ships that have gone down at sea, when heaven was all tranquillity.
As social beings we live with our eyes upon our reflection, but have no assurance of the tranquillity of the waters in which we see it.
Charles Horton Cooley
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
I relax by catching up with my friends and family. When I am at home in Ibiza, I find the contrast of living on a divided island relaxing - with beauty and tranquillity in the north and a sense of fun, shallowness and celebration in the south.
I want a fever, in poetry: a fever, and tranquillity.
To the citizens of Israel, I say: we have passed difficult years, faced the most painful experiences and overcame them. The future lies before us. We are required to take difficult and controversial steps, but we must not miss the opportunity to try to achieve what we have wished for, for so many years: security, tranquillity and peace.
People who put my paintings on their walls are putting their values on their walls: faith, family, home, a simpler way of living, the beauty of nature, quiet, tranquillity, peace, joy, hope. They beckon you into this world that provides an alternative to your nightly news broadcast.
Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government.
I can remember in the late 1980s and early 1990s how many men with AIDS I saw everywhere in Key West. There were hospices and medical supply stores geared to people with AIDS. It seemed that every sick man who could afford it had headed for the warmth and the tranquillity and the gay-friendliness of the island.
Many words are not wanting to show that the particular view of each court occasioned the dangers which affected the public tranquillity; yet the whole is charged to my account. Nor is this sufficient.
After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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