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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

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.
John F. Kennedy

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

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them.
Frederick Douglass

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

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.
Ray Bradbury
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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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