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Definition of Quietly

Quietly

  1. In a quiet state or manner; without motion; in a state of rest; as, to lie or sit quietly.
  2. Without tumult, alarm, dispute, or disturbance; peaceably; as, to live quietly; to sleep quietly.
  3. Calmly, without agitation or violent emotion; patiently; as, to submit quietly to unavoidable evils.
  4. Noiselessly; silently; without remark or violent movement; in a manner to attract little or no observation; as, he quietly left the room.

Quietly Quotations

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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.
Saint Francis de Sales

Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
John Muir

Be slow to speak, and only after having first listened quietly, so that you may understand the meaning, leanings, and wishes of those who do speak. Thus you will better know when to speak and when to be silent.
Saint Ignatius

Be still; quietly remember the presence of and within yourself, and you will know, without thinking, that while all around you everything changes, within you lives something unchanging.
Guy Finley
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Quietly Translations

quietly in Dutch is rustig, op zijn gemak, kalm
quietly in Hungarian is nyugodtan, csendesen
quietly in Italian is sommesso
quietly in Latin is quiete
quietly in Portuguese is quietamente
quietly in Spanish is pasito, calladamente
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