|I shall soon be laid in the quiet grave — thank God for the quiet grave — O! I can feel the cold earth upon me — the daisies growing over me — O for this quiet — it will be my first.
– John Keats (1795-1821)
|Who ever saw a person other than quiet and peaceful that knits? If anger breaks out, the knitting is laid aside. When the needles begin again, you may be sure that it is all right within.
– Henry Ward Beecher
|Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
– Thomas Carlysle (1795-1881)
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