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Tranquility Quotes

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Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

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It is neither wealth nor splendor;
but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
- James Thurber

 

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day,
a more tranquil night, and a bright,
infinite future.
- Leonard Bernstein

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion,
but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

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Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking
place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
- Billie Jean King

Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

Tennis just a game, family is forever.
- Serena Williams

I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.
- Robert Frost

There was endless action - not just football,
but sailboats, tennis and other things:
movement.
There was endless talk - the ambassador at the head
of the table laying out the prevailing wisdom,
but everyone else weighing in with their opinions and taking part.
- Charles Spalding

Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise.
It's something I long for but the biggest problem is
bending down and putting my tennis shoes on.
Once I go out I'm OK.
- David Soul

Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
- Roger Kahn

A doctor can bury his mistakes
but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four.
Unless there are three other people.
- Orson Welles

Time is generally the best doctor.
- Ovid

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription,
but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.
- Earl Wilson

It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize
that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing.
- Norman Cousins

Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people
come from their intelligence.
They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.
- Marcel Proust

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping
of females begins when the doctor says:
It's a girl.
- Shirley Chisholm

Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
- Hippocrates

I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately.
Ring the nearest golf course.
- Groucho Marx

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

Passion, you see, can be destroyed by a doctor.
It cannot be created.
- Peter Shaffer

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet,
so he gave me pep pills.
Know what happened? I ate faster.
- Joe E. Lewis

The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind;
the lawyer all the wickedness,
the theologian all the stupidity.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed;
to kindness,
to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
- Marcel Proust

I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed
that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.
- Rita Rudner

The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
- Denis Diderot

Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat
issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue.
It is a patient issue.
- John Ensign

Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close
minded than regular people.
- Alex Chiu

There are some great questions to ask your doctor.
If he says 'no,' then you find yourself a different doctor.
There really has to be a change in how we medically
look at women at this time.
I mean, this is not just baby gloom.
- Marie Osmond

We approach people the same way we approach our cars.
We take the poor kid to a doctor and ask,
What's wrong with him, how much will it cost,
and when can I pick him up?
- James Hillman

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

My doctor gave me six months to live,
but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.
- Walter Matthau

When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
- Erma Bombeck

Trust:
Perhaps you trust your doctor,
your lawyer, your boss - perhaps not.
Perhaps you trust in a "Higher Power" - perhaps you don't.
Trust is something that we become aware of in unusual situations,
such as a once-in-a-lifetime ride on a zip-line,
but most of the time, we become oblivious
to the trust we have, or don't have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God,
I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane.
I said, if I have a stroke on a plane,
I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane.
I want a real doctor.
- Anthony Edwards

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

As a medical doctor, it is my duty to evaluate the
situation with as much data as I can gather and as
much expertise as I have and as much experience as
I have to determine whether or not the wish of the
patient is medically justified.
- Jack Kevorkian

The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease.
What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
- Ashley Montagu

I've got to go.
That's one of the penalties of being a doctor.
I never seem to finish a conversation.
- Robert M. Fresco

Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into
a community and find people who need him.
- Charlie Byrd

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

When I told my doctor I couldn't afford an operation,
he offered to touch-up my X-rays.
- Henny Youngman

When a man goes through six years training to be a
doctor he will never be the same.
He knows too much.
- Enid Bagnold

Many of us have been conditioned to trust others' opinions
more than our own, and I believe that sort of trust is excessive.
This is especially true with regard to authority figures -
doctors, lawyers, priests. I trust my doctor's intentions toward me,
but I don't blindly follow his suggestions
without checking other sources also.
He was trained to prescribe a pill for everything,
and does it with the best of intentions,
but I often choose to trust God's quiet voice inside me
rather than my doctor's medical advice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do what you love.
Know your own bone;
gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it,
and gnaw it still.
- Henry David Thoreau

The physician can bury his mistakes,
but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines -
so they should go as far as possible from home
to build their first buildings.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time
capsules in order to give those people living in the
next century or so some idea of what we are like.
- Alfred Hitchcock

In peace, sons bury their fathers.
In war, fathers bury their sons.
- Herodotus

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance,
I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing


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