Being under stress is like being stranded in a body of water. If you panic, it will cause you to flail around so that the water rushes into your lungs and creates further distress. Yet, by calmly collecting yourself and using controlled breathing you remain afloat with ease.
The intriguing placidity from the slothful pace of a snail is truly very peaceful. Our world is in need of this calmness to pacify itself
Anything that comes your way by force was not meant for you. Everything that locates you on it's own was yours and will be yours forever.
The key to happiness - or that even more desired thing, calmness - lies not in always thinking happy thoughts. No. That is impossible. No mind on earth with any kind of intelligence could spend a lifetime enjoying only happy thoughts. They key is in accepting your thoughts, all of them, even the bad ones. Accept thoughts, but don't become them. Understand, for instance, that having a sad thought, even having a continual succession of sad thoughts, is not the same as being a sad person.
Tum daulat ki Kya baat karte ho Maine gareeb ko aksar pur sukoon dekha hai
The fear of losing can make a calm mind restless
when a man has little time, he must take care to maintain his calm. We must act as if we had eternity before us.
When I talk with you I feel a beautiful calmness that engulfs me.
To persons standing alone on a hill during a clear midnight such as this, the roll of the world is almost a palpable movement. To enjoy the epic form of that gratification it is necessary to stand on a hill at a small hour of the night, and, having first expanded with a sense of difference from the mass of civilized mankind, who are diregardful of all such proceedings at this time, long and quietly watch your stately progress through the stars.
Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.
What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness.