Serenity Quotes and a Verse
"Be still and know that I am God."
- Psalms 46:10
"Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time;
serenity, that nothing is."
- Thomas S. Szasz
"Serenity is not freedom from the storm,
but peace amid the storm."
- Author Unknown
"Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind,
and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity."
- Joseph Addison
"It is more important to know where you are going
than to get there quickly."
- Mabel Newcomber
"A quiet conscience makes one so serene."
- Lord Byron
"The only thing I was trying to portray was serenity.
Also, innocence, vulnerability and elegance."
- Sylvia Kristel
"Every breath we take, every step we take, can be filled with peace,
joy, and serenity. The question is whether or not we are in touch
with it. We need only to be awake, alive in the present moment."
- Thich Nhat Hanh
"When we sip tea, we are on our way to serenity."
- Alexandra Stoddard
"If you have time to chatter,
If you have time to read,
Walk into mountain, desert and ocean.
If you have time to walk,
Sing songs and dance.
If you have time to dance,
Sit quietly, you happy, lucky idiot."
- Nanao Sakaki
"God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
the courage to change the things I can,
and the wisdom to know the difference."
- Reinhold Niebuhr