It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation which give happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

Sabi is the color of haikai. It is different from tranquility. For example, if an old man dresses up in armor and helmet and goes to the battlefield, or in colorful brocade kimono, attending (his lord) at a banquet, [sabi] is like this old figure.

Matsuo Basho

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.

William Wordsworth

A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.


Being perfectly well-dressed gives a feeling of tranquility that religion is powerless to bestow.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have come to a stage where you almost have to work on yourself. You know, on finding some tranquility with which to respond to these things, because I realize that the biggest risk that many of us run is beginning to get inured to the horrors.

Arundhati Roy

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.

James Thurber

He gives the impression of tranquility, yes, ... But there's a great depth of personality there, and a sort of fatherliness. You definitely feel that you ought to take his advice.

Greg Bender

Argentina has finally given a sign of tranquility, and the market felt free to rise. Investors also got some good news on our primary budget surplus, which is an important factor for foreigners.

Helio Ozaki

Movement is tranquility.

Stirling Moss

If the borough of Manhattan was peaceful, but there was a car bomb in Brooklyn every day, it's tough to talk about the tranquility.

Jackie Spinner

When it's taken away from you like it was him, the feeling you have for the game grows a little bit inside you. You find out what it means to you, and that your tranquility, and your most enjoyment is between those lines.

Greg Knapp