Top 339 Calm Quotes of 2020

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“I like my world to be calm.”

― Aaron Taylor-Johnson

“I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.”

― Abigail Adams

“In zombie horror, the juxtaposition of the calm world of the living and the menace of the undead inspires terror. In zombie comedy, like ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,’ it is played for laughs.”

― Adam Cohen

“I was so tired once ‘Abba’ was over and just wanted to be calm and with my children. I married, was in ‘Abba,’ had my children, divorced, all in ten years. I wonder how I managed it, but I was young.”

― Agnetha Faltskog

“I’ve always been calm, and I’m very good in a crisis.”

― Aja Brown

“Artworks are especially good at helping our psyches in a variety of ways: they rebalance our moods, lend us hope, usher in calm, stretch our sympathies, reignite our senses, and reawaken appreciation.”

― Alain de Botton

“I want to show I can control my emotion and aggression and stay calm.”

― Aleksandar Mitrovic

“I used to have seven dogs; now I have a more manageable four. I was in Cornwall, and one dog got swept away downstream, so my cousin dived in to get it, then her dog dived in. So I jumped in to rescue hers. Those dogs are my calm. That’s how I cope with the business – I get the sanity on my woodland dog walks, being a tomboy.”

― Alesha Dixon

“As a quarterback, I always feel like it’s my job to be that steady, calm presence in there.”

― Alex Smith

“I’m not even sure where home is. Probably Terminal 5. There is a strange sense of calm about arriving back at Heathrow.”

― Alex Turner

“For the sake of calm in the country, I am ready to sacrifice my own sanity.”

― Alexander Lukashenko

“As an actor, what’s interesting is what’s hidden away beneath the surface. You want to be like a duck on a pond – very calm on the surface but paddling away like crazy underneath.”

― Alexander Skarsgard

“The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm.”

― Alexander Woollcott

“I’m full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties and any kind of complications. I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.”

― Alfred Hitchcock

“You’ll have an unbelievable sense of calm when you have a baby.”

― Ali Hewson

“Working makes me happy, makes me calm.”

― Alicia Vikander

“Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for – sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive or quiet and calm.”

― Andre Kostelanetz

“Mrs. Obama has a hug – a sincere and friendly embrace – that has become familiar to countless supporters from coast to coast. And when she talks to you, she focuses all her calm attention on your face.”

― Andre Leon Talley

“I never felt settled or calm. You can’t really commit to life when you feel that.”

― Angelina Jolie

“’Loose Ends’ was an all-female crew and one of the greatest on-set experiences I’ve ever had. We were ahead of schedule every day, and there was a laid-back, calm, supportive vibe that was entirely new to all of us.”

― Anna Akana

“I’m pretty good at remaining calm during an emergency. My house burned down when I was 12, which made me really pragmatic about what needed to be done. But I can be bad in that I compartmentalize a lot of emotions and push them away to deal with them at a later date.”

― Anne Hathaway

“I wouldn’t say I’m addicted, but I never, ever skip yoga. I use it to calm down and slow down.”

― April Gornik

“Bermuda – the waters are calm and shallow and are excellent for snorkelling. I loved St, George’s on the tip of the island. I got to swing from the vines like a Jungle Jane and visit Crystal Caves, which were the inspiration for TV show ‘Fraggle Rock.’”

― Ashley Roberts

“Yes, I think I am like the sea. I appear calm on the surface, but there’s a lot going on within. Many a times, I may not react to certain things, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t care or I don’t have emotions.”

― Atif Aslam

“I don’t have to try to be perfect because I know that my fans like me for who I am. They like me because I am weird and kind of funky, but still really calm.”

― Bella Thorne

“French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic.”

― Bernard Pivot

“I’ve learned that I can be calm during important points.”

― Bianca Andreescu

“I did a lot of work without thinking about it in a calm, rational way. Stopping and thinking about what I was doing made my music calmer and deeper in tone.”

― Bill Callahan

“Calm, open debate, and logical thought drive strength to its maximum effectiveness.”

― Billy Corgan

“If somebody has something negative to say, I’m a very – I won’t say introverted, because I’m not introverted – I’m a very, just, calm person.”

― Bobby Lashley

“It’s our job as marketers and brand professionals to nurture the brand and calm it down when it’s angry and to encourage when it’s trying to grow.”

― Bozoma Saint John

“That’s definitely a part of who Superman is and definitely who Clark on the farm is. It translates to how calm he is. I feel like I’m pretty calm most of the time and relaxed, which gives presence to the character.”

― Brandon Routh

“The yoga pose helps me to calm down and focus when I need to.”

― Brianna Hildebrand

“I made three or four different fonts during ‘Short Term 12’ -‘ it was how I’d calm my mind between scenes. I have graph paper and gel pens, and I would do the alphabet: just do ‘a’ over and over again until I got it perfect and then go to ‘b’ and then ‘c’.”

― Brie Larson

“I’ve always loved cemeteries since I was a kid. They’re very calm.”

― Britne Oldford

“Good acting is about being as natural and calm as possible. These days producers have such definite ideas that you have to be prepared to do whatever they ask.”

― Bryn Terfel

“Bigger girls go faster in the wind; lighter girls go better in the calm. Around 57kg is the ideal weight for women in my windsurfing class.”

― Bryony Shaw

“I’m a very good coach… because I see the way the kids react once they get in the ring and start actually sparring. I see that they are calm, relaxed, and they’re working like we work in the gym, and they are doing what they’ve been taught.”

― Buster Douglas

“Entertaining these opinions of the course to be pursued, I beg of gentlemen to look at the question, as I have done, in a calm review of facts and of principles.”

― Caleb Cushing

“Lester is the Rock of Gibraltar. Nothing can rattle him. I am not. I was always flying off the handle about things. And the one person who could calm me down and make me realize that none of this silliness mattered was Lester Holt.”

― Campbell Brown

“I have to stay calm, cool, and collected.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.”

― Carl Jung

“In my job, I worry a lot and try and stay calm and open. It sometimes works.”

― Carol Kane

“I listen to worship music before the game to calm my nerves and just go out and have fun. It’s a game, and I try to enjoy it.”

― Carson Wentz

“If I were to try and find a unifying emotion that kept me calm and focused while I was dancing or writing or solving a math problem, I think the one unifying thing about all those that keeps my interest is creativity.”

― Catherine Asaro

“I believe a calm dog is a happy, obedient dog that won’t get into trouble.”

― Cesar Millan

“Bill Gates can’t control a high-level-energy dog, because his energy is very low, very calm. Very intellectual. A dog doesn’t see that as leadership.”

― Cesar Millan

“If the mind is calm, your spontaneity and honest thoughts appear. You become more spontaneous.”

― Chade-Meng Tan

“Success and failure are emotional and physiological experiences. We need to deal with them in a way that is present and calm.”

― Chade-Meng Tan

“Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.”

― Channing Pollock

“Doubt is an uneasy and dissatisfied state from which we struggle to free ourselves and pass into the state of belief; while the latter is a calm and satisfactory state which we do not wish to avoid, or to change to a belief in anything else.”

― Charles Sanders Peirce

“When the mother of the race is free, we shall have a better world, by the easy right of birth and by the calm, slow, friendly forces of evolution.”

― Charlotte Perkins Gilman

“I want to be a professional. I want to be like my TV father, Bill Smitrovich. He’s an easy, calm actor. I don’t want to freak out.”

― Chris Burke

“You have to slow your heart rate, stay calm. You have to shoot in between your heartbeats.”

― Chris Kyle

“On game days, I do yoga as just a really short routine. It’s more to warm up and to calm down in the morning.”

― Christen Press

“I don’t like it hectic; I like to keep it calm and do my thing – play the pass. I think you see the pass if you are in a good state of mind.”

― Christian Eriksen

“I have to have a little bit of time to myself right before whatever it is that I have to do because most of the time I’m sitting in my head convincing myself to calm down, all right, show down.”

― Christina Milian

“Yoga gave me the ability to calm down.”

― Christy Turlington

“The unknown has undone many a president, and no matter the popularity of an Oval Office occupant, any and all presidents are vulnerable. Of course, one thing that seems to set Obama part from his recent predecessors is his ability to keep an inner calm about tough issues.”

― Chuck Todd

“I want to break that typical Asian female stereotype. There’s this standard where they’re all calm. I want to break that.”

― CL

“It is extraordinary to see the sea; what a spectacle! She is so unfettered that one wonders whether it is possible that she again become calm.”

― Claude Monet

“I am calm most of the time.”

― Claudia Schiffer

“I tend to be pretty calm.”

― Colman Domingo

“I don’t feel pressure in a negative way. I like pressure. I feel excitement and calm at the same time. No pressure, no diamonds. I want pressure: pressure creates drama, creates emotion.”

― Conor McGregor

“I always teach myself calm and visualization stuff.”

― Conor McGregor

“Since the trade, I was just thinking about this day and mentally preparing to not get too excited. I knew I was going to have some extra adrenalin out there so I was really doing what I needed to do just to stay calm, you know, just try not to do too much.”

― Cory Lidle

“I want to be calm.”

― Courteney Cox

“I hope I will be a calm mother; I do yoga and I meditate, and those should help.”

― Courtney Thorne-Smith

“I’m calm some days, sweet some days.”

― Cris Cyborg

“I can’t be calm when I drive through sections of Atlanta that look more like Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, than America.”

― Cynthia McKinney

“The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.”

― Cyril Connolly

“I love thrillers – ‘Dead Calm’ is one of my favourite movies of all time.”

― Dan Trachtenberg

“You have to be strong and calm to overcome difficult moments.”

― Dani Alves

“Characters stretching their legs in some calm haven generally don’t make for interesting protagonists.”

― Darin Strauss

“The world in the ’90s had seemed somewhat stable. There was talk of the end of history, a calm consensus around where we were all going. Consumer capitalism with some sort of social conscience. Then 9/11 happened, and that illusion was blown out of the water.”

― David Farr

“In the lead-up to fights, I’m very relaxed, very calm.”

― David Haye

“To have constructive conversations about the world’s energy options, one needs to take a calm look at the numbers.”

― David J. C. MacKay

“I’ve always said my shoulders are broad, and I can take on that extra responsibility. I love it. I want it. I prefer to take it on myself to help the other guys, who can then go out and play with their heads clear and calm.”

― David Luiz

“I thought when I started meditation that I was going to get real calm and peaceful and it’s going to be over. It’s not that way; it’s so energetic. That’s where all the energy and creativity is.”

― David Lynch

“Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.”

― David Mallet

“A life can get knocked into a new orbit by a car crash, a lottery win or just a bleary-eyed consultant giving bad news in a calm voice.”

― David Mitchell

“I’m composed, and I’m a calm player.”

― Declan Rice

“I’m always composed, calm, and always believe in my own ability, and if I start well, then I end up having a good game, usually.”

― Declan Rice

“Part of Obama’s persona is self-reliance. He’s calm; he’s cool; he’s self-possessed. In many ways, he has tried to define himself in opposition to Clinton’s sometimes needy, often undisciplined, emotionalism.”

― Dee Dee Myers

“Obama seems like he tries to talk everyone into what he believes – and that’s part of why we elected him, because he’s a calm, reasonable guy – but behind that, there has to be some fight. You have to be able to take a few punches and throw a few punches.”

― Dee Dee Myers

“We must go beyond the constant clamor of ego, beyond the tools of logic and reason, to the still, calm place within us: the realm of the soul.”

― Deepak Chopra

“Sooner or later you learn that you belong in the big leagues, and that makes you calm down.”

― Dennis Eckersley

“There’s a lot more power in calm than in vituperation.”

― Dennis Prager

“The biggest challenge for me is just knowing how to calm down.”

― Desiigner

“The American surge of combat forces into Baghdad that was ordered by President Bush worked. And there was a calm, a relative calm that descended on the country kind of late 2008. That pretty much held until the last American combat soldiers left at the end of 2011.”

― Dexter Filkins

“You just have to be prepared because in the Premier League, you are not always going to have more than once chance to score. When it comes your way, you have to be ready to take that chance. If you’re not calm, you know it might not come again.”

― Diego Costa

“I think I’m pretty calm. But I am very restless and fidgety.”

― Dinesh Karthik

“When I sing, I feel calm.”

― Domino Kirke

“As I’ve gotten older, I’ve really wanted to find more balance and calm.”

― Drew Barrymore

“I’ve never been a calm, midrange type person.”

― Eddie Vedder

“The seas are quiet when the winds give o’er; So calm are we when passions are no more!”

― Edmund Waller

“Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.”

― Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“’Balance’ is a soft word. It implies calm, something almost yogic, but that’s not it at all. The process is always chaotic and turbulent.”

― Edwin Catmull

“Dogs who live in each other’s company are calm and pragmatic, never showing the desperate need to make known their needs and feelings or to communicate their observations, as some hysterical dogs who know only the company of our species are likely to do.”

― Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

“I long for the countryside. That’s where I get my calm and tranquillity – from being able to come and find a spot of green.”

― Emilia Clarke

“I just keep looking for things that are interesting and keep calm as possible about it all, not worrying about being in a ‘box.’”

― Erica Durance

“Pellegrini is always calm; if you have problems, he will try to resolve it.”

― Fernandinho

“When I take go-karts out with my friends, it’s a disaster normally. But in the race car, I’m calm because they pay me to do this, and I have to be professional.”

― Fernando Alonso

“I can’t ever seem to shake the feeling that when things are really good it essentially means that things are going to go really bad. When I feel calm and settled, there is always an underlying feeling of impending doom… I don’t think that it’s healthy.”

― Florence Welch

“I want to be able to live in a way that isn’t too hectic. Calm. And I want those around me to be sublimely happy as well.”

― Frances Bean Cobain

“The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis.”

― Franklin P. Jones

“I definitely need to date someone who is calm.”

― Freida Pinto

“Stay calm and aggressive.”

― Gabrielle Reece

“I’ve been through WTO riots in Seattle, massive earthquakes, major floods… forest fires. I just try to be as even-keeled and calm as possible.”

― Gary Locke

“The rage was in me, and if it wasn’t for the rage, then I wouldn’t know how to be calm. They feed off of each other. Just like when Malcolm X fed off Martin Luther King. They needed each other.”

― Gary Sheffield

“I normally don’t love green juices, but Body & Eden makes theirs tasty by blending ingredients like avocado and banana with the usual suspects like kale and spinach. Delicious as they are, they’re low calorie, and the drink names are catchy: I Have Balance, I Have Energy, and my favorite, I Have Calm.”

― Gayle King

“Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.”

― George Herbert

“The first night was awful because I was so afraid, and I was never more afraid because it was going out of my character to be outgoing and to be vulnerable and to be out there and onstage. My hands were sweaty and I couldn’t swallow, and I drank a bottle of wine to calm my nerves.”

― George Lopez

“I’m pathologically calm.”

― George M. Church

“Honestly, I want to live a calm life without being in the press. I want to be like any other American citizen who gets a speeding ticket or has an argument with his spouse… and doesn’t have the whole world know.”

― George Zimmerman

“I love how quiet and calm Milwaukee is.”

― Giannis Antetokounmpo

“The eye of the hurricane forms as air rotates up and out of the hurricane and some of the air that’s being spun out of the top of the storm sinks back into the center. This keeps the eye of the storm relatively calm and clear.”

― Ginger Zee

“When you’re managing an emergency department, you’re trying to keep everybody calm, so when an emergency comes in the door, everyone can do their best work.”

― Glen Mazzara

“I was in L.A. during an earthquake in 1994, an experience that really stressed me out. I started doing yoga to calm my nerves.”

― Gloria Reuben

“The ability to remain calm and focused in stressful situations is central to making positive decisions.”

― Goldie Hawn

“The crowd really controls how I am onstage. One show, it might be a lot of young people, super-high-energy dancing. I mirror that. Other shows, it’s much more calm.”

― Grace VanderWaal

“One of my most important ‘Secrets of Adulthood’: Outer order contributes to inner calm.”

― Gretchen Rubin

“One of my key realizations about happiness, and a point oddly under-emphasized by positive psychologists, given its emphasis in popular culture, is that outer order contributes to inner calm. More than it should.”

― Gretchen Rubin

“Yeah, I try to be really calm.”

― Gus Van Sant

“With the coming of spring, I am calm again.”

― Gustav Mahler

“I’ll generally write out every scene that’s in the film on a couple of pieces of paper, just with a little one-line. And then I can scan it a bit and go, ‘This first third of the film, generally, I’m kind of calm.’ Then I might do something on one piece of paper that just relates to the energy of the character.”

― Guy Pearce

“When my father was the Prime Minister, was there any terrorist activity in this country? The entire country was calm at that time.”

― H. D. Kumaraswamy

“Reason cannot calm the storm of emotion, and emotion usually wins, until it settles down and allows reason to rise again and apologize on behalf of it.”

― Hamza Yusuf

“In ‘Manithan’ I did not again play a bubbly thing, but my character was calm and composed.”

― Hansika Motwani

“I play my best football when I’m calm mentally.”

― Harry Kane

“I am quite a calm player. I do have a go at players and refs in the heat of the moment, but I never throw my toys out of the pram.”

― Harry Kane

“People think I’m all calm, but underneath I’m not.”

― Harry Redknapp

“In golf, you have to stay patient and calm. On the race track you can let loose, but in golf you can’t and you must be calm.”

― Heikki Kovalainen

“Watch the functioning of your own mind in a calm and detached manner so you can gain insight into your own behavior.”

― Henepola Gunaratana

“The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you can utter oracles.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“It has been hard to get my head around how Justice Antonin Scalia rationalizes his decisions. His body blow to the Voting Rights Act was a head scratcher, but at least he was calm when he attempted to justify his odd logic.”

― Henry Rollins

“This kitchen is completely calm. Some of the old-fashioned chefs – they become kings in their kitchen, they’ve got to be called chef. But I don’t care if someone calls me chef or Heston, it really doesn’t bother me.”

― Heston Blumenthal

“Yes, a family is interesting. You can get a lot of drama in the conflicts there. It’s like the sea. It seems calm, but inside there is conflict.”

― Hirokazu Kore-eda

“I think I’m very calm in adversity, always remaining calm, and I don’t panic. I think that’s the main thing.”

― Iker Casillas

“I feel the happiest when I’m at the golf course. And I feel calm when I’m on the golf course. I think I’m just a much better person when I’m on the golf course.”

― Inbee Park

“There are calm Korean players and not calm. There are calm Western players.”

― Inbee Park

“Tell your husbands any bad news when everything is calm, not just as they come through the door.”

― Indra Devi

“God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.”

― Izaak Walton

“I like to get physical on defense. I like to get up on a guy as much as possible. I actually need to calm down, though.”

― J. R. Smith

“I would say I stay pretty calm. Don’t let the game get too fast on me. I try to keep my emotions in check, I guess, so I don’t show that anything fazes me out there. And I try to take it one pitch at a time.”

― Jacob deGrom

“I’m not the best gamer – I think you need to be strategic and level-headed, and you need to remain calm under pressure… and I don’t really have those qualities!”

― Jaime Murray

“I’m quite calm when all is well.”

― Jake Tapper

“Adam’s impulsive and energetic, and I’m calm and methodical.”

― Jamie Hyneman

“That’s what helped me be successful is staying as calm as possible.”

― Jared Goff

“I always try to keep calm.”

― Jasprit Bumrah

“I am a professional. At the circuit I am calm. At home I am very different.”

― Jean Alesi

“Violence is a calm that disturbs you.”

― Jean Genet

“To accustom the infant to get out of its own difficulties or to calm it by rocking it may be to lay the foundations of a good or of a bad disposition.”

― Jean Piaget

“I’m pretty peaceful and calm and sweet.”

― Jeff Perry

“In the car and in front of the camera I tend to be very calm but behind the scenes I can get fired up and passionate, I just don’t see the need to shout my mouth off in public.”

― Jenson Button

“I love doing this day, and George was exactly as he’s always been, very calm and very gentle, and if I’m in the final cut in the summer theater, I’ll be thrilled. If I’m not, well that’s the way things go.”

― Jeremy Bulloch

“Lennon has an amazing ability to think before she speaks. She doesn’t have to constantly be talking. She just thinks, and when she speaks, it’s thoughtful. She’s very calm. I’m trying to learn that from her.”

― Jessica St. Clair

“I have to be calm and go slowly, and above all, keep working hard.”

― Jesus Navas

“I used to get nervous so I took up Yoga to help me calm down.”

― Jim Sullivan

“He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.”

― Johann Kaspar Lavater

“August is the month of the high-sailing hawks. The hen hawk is the most noticeable. He likes the haze and calm of these long, warm days. He is a bird of leisure and seems always at his ease. How beautiful and majestic are his movements!”

― John Burroughs

“I like to keep a calm set.”

― John Hillcoat

“Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God.”

― John Muir

“I wouldn’t, a little bit frightened but throughout my life I’d learnt that when you’re in the serious situations, you’ve got to try to stay calm. Because that’s the way you get out of them.”

― John Newcombe

“Breathing is central to every aspect of meditation training. It’s a wonderful place to focus in training the mind to be calm and concentrated.”

― Jon Kabat-Zinn

“The overwhelming majority of Americans want decent and civil political dialogue, and candidates for office and elected leaders must continue to call for calm and unity, even when there are intense differences of opinion.”

― Jon Ossoff

“In schools with a history of chaos, the teacher who can keep the classroom calm becomes virtually indispensable.”

― Jonathan Kozol

“Let us make a pledge now to help Fiji through this very important next stage of its journey. We can do this by promising to be patient, calm and tolerant and by respecting the views of others, even if we disagree with them.”

― Josefa Iloilo

“It is a Polynesian thing where you are calm and relaxed in your approach to life. But, when you’re in the ring, you really go for it.”

― Joseph Parker

“Criticism is, for me, like essay writing, a wonderful way of relaxation; it doesn’t require a heightened and mediated voice, like prose fiction, but rather a calm, rational, even conversational voice.”

― Joyce Carol Oates

“I grew up in the suburbs, a calm suburb, without tension, with working-class and middle-class people mixed together.”

― JR

“When I signed for Valencia, it wasn’t the best moment of my football career because in the beginning, I was not playing a lot. But I remained calm, and I knew that if I trained well and played as I know, I’m sure I can get a place in the first XI.”

― Juan Mata

“The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.”

― Jules Renard

“What was special about Leonard Cohen’s work was its calm mystery.”

― Julia Holter

“The kind of energy I attract is very calm.”

― Julia Roberts

“When all this fame first comes, it’s like being hit by a giant wave. You panic and think if you can just calm down and see where it’s going, you’ll be okay. Then you become more relaxed.”

― Julia Roberts

“I was always a great admirer of Zizou the player, but now I also admire him as a coach. I like how calm he is. This shows me that he’s not showcasing for the public or the camera. He’s a top trainer.”

― Jupp Heynckes

“I try to be as calm and as reassuring and a rock to my daughter as I possibly can be. I try to teach her everything that I never knew when I was her age, and I try to give her all the advantages and the things that I didn’t have when I was her age.”

― Justin Hartley

“I’ve always had a duck personality. Calm above water, feet going crazy below.”

― K. Flay

“Living in Edmonton feels so calm, but there is still so much to experience. I know I can find something to do if I want to have fun.”

― Kaetlyn Osmond

“I babysat kids in a ShopRite, which is a grocery store. They had a babysitting center so that parents could bring their children while they shopped. It was awful. I also was not very good at keeping the kids calm.”

― Kate Micucci

“When I start my mornings, I put some essential oils in a diffuser; it might be orange blossom or jasmine to energize and spruce me up or lavender at night to really calm me down.”

― Katie Lowes

“I still want to be as approachable and relatable as possible – when I meet fans and they’re crying, I’ll say, ‘Calm down, there’s nothing to cry about.’”

― Katy Perry

“It’s times of relative calm and ease that I start to wind myself up.”

― Katy Tur

“It’s such an advantage to be able to hit short irons low on command. When it’s windy, you’ll hit more greens. But low shots are a great strategy in calm conditions, too: The less time the ball hangs in the air, the less time it has to stray off line from the flagstick.”

― Keegan Bradley

“I’m just calm under fire. I’m not intimidating at all.”

― Keenen Ivory Wayans

“I’ve always wanted to work with Sean Connery – there’s something about his style, and his calm, cool demeanor that I find intriguing.”

― Kelsey Chow

“I love Charlotte. I’m more reserved and calm and laid back, and this city is slow.”

― Kemba Walker

“My face frowns by default, so when I’m most calm is when I appear the least approachable.”

― Ken Leung

“Even with the bad news, I felt calm. I never shed a tear when I called my wife and said, ‘Amber, my test is positive. I have Ebola.’”

― Kent Brantly

“I think having a child makes you calm down. You sit still.”

― Kevin Nealon

“Beowulf is not a superhero. He has a talent, very much like Clint Eastwood in ‘Unforgiven.’ He’s very good at staying calm in the right moment, but he does bad things. It’s very much about having talent in a tight spot.”

― Kieran Bew

“I like the adrenaline of playing improv – it makes me feel really calm.”

― Kim Gordon

“Maybe you are the ‘cool’ generation If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration.”

― Kingman Brewster, Jr.

“I am a pretty bad driver, so when I drive, I need to be calm. I can’t be vibing to DMX, all hype, in the car.”

― Kyle

“Meditation helps me to calm down.”

― Lady Gaga

“I urge calm and sensitivity to the fundamental civil liberties of our country.”

― Larry Craig

“Obviously people want social calm, but if you do not let clever and ingenious people to participate, obviously there must be some dormant volcano that will erupt, sooner or later.”

― Lech Walesa

“A calm environment is for after I finish work.”

― Lee Child

“I think when people see that you are shy, or even just calm, collected and reserved, they think you can be pushed around, made to do everything they want – but that’s definitely not true of me. The people closest to me know that’s not the case. They know I’m not a pushover.”

― Leona Lewis

“I don’t know if I’ve ever derived such an immediate sense of calm and well-being from any book as I did from ‘Right Ho, Jeeves.’ It was like I was Pac-Man and the book was a power-up.”

― Lev Grossman

“You’d think true masculinity was just calm and collected happiness. So alpha male that it needs not or worries not. But typically masculine characters are always fighting, and most violence comes from some agitated level of fear and anxiety.”

― Liev Schreiber

“I grew up with the media circus. My whole life. My parents were very calm about the photographers, the fans, and all that. But I understood right away that I hadn’t done anything to deserve that attention. No matter what happens, it will be there. I didn’t choose it. You just can’t take that too seriously. You need to live your life. And stay calm.”

― Lily-Rose Depp

“My parents were very calm about the photographers, the fans, and all that. But I understood right away that I hadn’t done anything to deserve that attention. No matter what happens, it will be there. I didn’t choose it. You just can’t take that too seriously. You need to live your life. And stay calm.”

― Lily-Rose Depp

“Italy was where the soul went to find calm and love, and I wanted to hold the best of it in the palm of my hand.”

― Lisa Brennan-Jobs

“When I write, I normally write anywhere that I can feel at peace, so if it’s in my bedroom, if it’s at the park, if it’s by a lake somewhere, wherever I feel calm is where I like to write.”

― Little Simz

“The answer is never violence. Rather, the answer, our answer, all our answer must be action. Calm, peaceful, collaborative and determined action.”

― Loretta Lynch

“Away from the pitch, I’m a very calm person. I maybe have the odd cross word with my wife, like any relationship, but that’s it.”

― Luis Suarez

“In the madness, you have to find calm.”

― Lupita Nyong’o

“The POM bottle is sublime, in a way. When you go into a supermarket, you hear that noise everywhere: ‘Buy me! I’m going to save your life! I’m going to make you thin!’ When you come to that POM bottle, it’s like an oasis of calm.”

― Lynda Resnick

“I could never ever say enough about Matt Amato. He has an indescribable presence; this warm, loving, serene calm with intense interest and excitement bubbling beneath his exterior.”

― Madi Diaz

“Coutinho’s very calm, I think. He’s very grounded and a good person.”

― Marc-Andre ter Stegen

“The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.”

― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Right before I go out, we usually put on some Lauryn Hill or Fugees, and I’ll do a shot of tequila just to calm my nerves.”

― Maren Morris

“I like a calm life where nobody bothers me.”

― Mariano Rivera

“I began by doing physical yoga, initially just for the workout, as exercise. I would get peaceful and calm at the end of it, and I was curious about that.”

― Mariel Hemingway

“South America was not really that open – you had to fit in, and I didn’t fit in. I was different – my tastes, my point of view – were a bit weird, and I found in Britain a sense of calm, that I could just be.”

― Mario Testino

“Something I had learned from 30 years as a psychotherapist turned Fortune 500 executive coach when helping people to calm down is that it is much less important what you tell others than what you enable them to tell you and, in the process, tell themselves that results in them calming themselves down.”

― Mark Goulston

“I practice staying calm all the time, beginning with situations that aren’t tense.”

― Martha Beck

“One important reason to stay calm is that calm parents hear more. Low-key, accepting parents are the ones whose children keep talking.”

― Mary Pipher

“Romance is tempestuous. Love is calm.”

― Mason Cooley

“After a storm comes a calm.”

― Matthew Henry

“Wars should be fought with words, not bombs, not weapons. And calm words. I think that wars should be fought over a chessboard and a cup of something to drink.”

― Mattie Stepanek

“I was only a bridesmaid for my sister, and it was very calm and small, so I didn’t have any tragedy.”

― Melissa McCarthy

“Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.”

― Michael Caine

“In some ways, calm bodily protest has a nakedness to it that may be deeply embarrassing for observers; an act not unlike the bare-faced Oliver Twist effrontery that stands vulnerably before authority, asking for more or better.”

― Michael Leunig

“Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.”

― Mikhail Lermontov

“I had thought that Tokyo would be like New York City, but it wasn’t. I’d imagined that they’d be similar in their bustle and noise level, but, in fact, Tokyo is a very calm metropolis. The bright lights and hectic night-life images so often found in advertisements and Western media do not reflect every day Japan.”

― Min Jin Lee

“Win or lose, just stay calm.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“A president is supposed to calm the American people with sober decision-making in the national interest.”

― Monica Crowley

“I feel I’ve lived so long, and went through so much, that all I want is calm and rest.”

― Moshe Dayan

“We live in a complicated, oppressive world with enormous cities and vast populations, and I try to contribute by making it more light and open and calm.”

― Moshe Safdie

“I’m calm and composed, and I don’t expect a lot from anyone.”

― Naga Chaitanya

“I’m a very simple and calm man, but when the camera is switched on, acting begins.”

― Nana Patekar

“Banking is a very treacherous business because you don’t realize it is risky until it is too late. It is like calm waters that deliver huge storms.”

― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Paul Rudd is too perfect. He’s super talented, super nice and super calm. I just think he’s a robot.”

― Nat Wolff

“In a small space, you want to keep the bedding as simple as possible so it looks clean, calm and collected.”

― Nate Berkus

“Anybody can pilot a ship when the sea is calm.”

― Navjot Singh Sidhu

“I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites.”

― Nelson Mandela

“I tend to do yoga before I go on stage, so that keeps me nice and calm.”

― Neve McIntosh

“I am not the type of person who lets the pressure get to him. I try to see it as my friend. I align with it to calm me down.”

― Neymar

“At these big set-piece events like the leaders’ debates, that exterior of calm and serenity is nothing compared to what’s going on inside most of the time.”

― Nicola Sturgeon

“What was good yesterday might be bad the next morning, so you have to keep calm.”

― Niko Kovac

“I go to the ocean to calm down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy.”

― Nnedi Okorafor

“When a house is being built which is to be made as strong as possible, the building takes place in fine weather and in calm, so that nothing may hinder the structure from acquiring the needed solidity.”

― Origen

“The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.”

― Ovid

“Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.”

― Paramahansa Yogananda

“To be a director, you need to be reliable, on time, confident, calm, all of those things you see demonstrated in the military.”

― Patty Jenkins

“We are born knowing nothing and with much striving we learn but a little; yet all the while we are bound by laws that hearken to no plea of ignorance, and measure out their rewards and punishments with calm indifference.”

― Paul Elmer More

“I always get very calm with baseball.”

― Paul Simon

“As a kid, I had a lot of energy; but the ballet lessons made me calm – this pleased my mother.”

― Penelope Cruz

“Calm can solve all issues.”

― Pope Shenouda III

“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.”

― Publilius Syrus

“Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.”

― Queen Victoria

“As a manager, I have to keep calm.”

― Rafael Benitez

“I was passionate about soccer. I still am. Odd, though – playing soccer always made me much more anxious than playing tennis. On soccer days, I’d be out of bed by 6 in the morning, all nervous. But I was always calm when it was time for a tennis match. I still don’t know why.”

― Rafael Nadal

“Of course I would never compare myself to someone who actually went through a war, but I definitely matured shooting ‘The Pacific.’ I’m more calm and I have more patience.”

― Rami Malek

“I feel calm when I’m on my own.”

― Ray LaMontagne

“Sitting by the chimney corner as we grow old, the commonest things around us take on live meanings and hint at the difference between these driving times and the calm, slow moving days when we were young.”

― Rebecca Harding Davis

“The great majority of people are calm, resourceful, altruistic or even beyond altruistic, as they risk themselves for others. We improvise the conditions of survival beautifully.”

― Rebecca Solnit

“Let’s take a timeout. Let’s allow investors the opportunity in a period of market calm to re-examine what’s happened and to deploy new strategies into the marketplace.”

― Richard Grasso

“A kestrel can and does hover in the dead calm of summer days, when there is not the faintest breath of wind. He will, and does, hover in the still, soft atmosphere of early autumn, when the gossamer falls in showers, coming straight down as if it were raining silk.”

― Richard Jefferies

“I am a calm person, and I know my responsibilities. I will show it on the field.”

― Richarlison

“When I was a kid, I would mess around on the streets with my mates, winding people up and making them angry. It got to the point where someone called the cops, and we had to run away. But to be honest, now I am a calm guy.”

― Richarlison

“Zidane is a very great player, a very calm player.”

― Rivaldo

“I’ve deliberately tried to calm myself down because eventually I want to be a good role model to my kids.”

― Robbie Williams

“I don’t like to have a calm, orderly, quiet place to work. I often compose while driving, compose in my head. It is true that I wrote my little book, ‘The Sounds of Poetry, A Brief Guide,’ almost entirely in airplanes and airport departure lounges.”

― Robert Pinsky

“My theater is slow and calm, yet my life is fast and hectic, going in all directions.”

― Robert Wilson

“Monaco is a very special event in its own right, and the atmosphere is quite crazy! As a driver, you have to stay calm and relaxed and try to do your job.”

― Romain Grosjean

“I try to remain calm and treat my club with respect.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“I meditate so I know how to find a peaceful place within to be calm and peaceful.”

― Roseanne Barr

“The Egyptian Nile, though it does have its own particular hazards, is subject to none of what I find in Rhode Island. Since the Aswan High Dam was built in 1973, the Nile has become something of a grand canal. It is wide, flat, slow, and so calm it verges on the geriatric.”

― Rosemary Mahoney

“I like to write when things are calm – and when I’m not worried about my well-being, the well-being of those I love.”

― Sabaa Tahir

“I’m still trying to figure out being calm.”

― Sage Northcutt

“When husbands and wives not only co-work but try to co-homemake, as post-feminist and well-intentioned as it is, out goes the clear delineation of spheres, out goes the calm of unquestioned authority, and of course, out goes the gratitude.”

― Sandra Tsing Loh

“I really just love to read, period, whether it be books or magazines or the back of the cereal box. It’s the one thing I can always count on to calm me down, take me away and inspire me, all at once.”

― Sarah Dessen

“We had a very energetic floor manager and he was always jumping around all over the place. The director would send down messages like, Can you tell that actor to calm down?”

― Sarah Sutton

“My personality is definitely calm and chill.”

― Sasheer Zamata

“I just try to be the same guy I’ve always been. Calm, collected, and being a good decision-maker and delivering the ball to the right guys.”

― Scott Tolzien

“We have to keep calm and stick together; that’s the key to success.”

― Sergio Ramos

“People think our music’s very aggressive or angry or whatever, and it’s just the opposite, really… I like laughing. And I like being really calm before a show, and smiley.”

― Serj Tankian

“I don’t mind travelling to and fro from Navi Mumbai for work because the calm and serene atmosphere I enjoy here is unparalleled.”

― Shankar Mahadevan

“My other life keeps me calm and grounded and normal.”

― Shawn Johnson

“Years ago, I was always serious, and now I chuckle and make jokes to create a calm environment because ‘WrestleMania’ can be a high-pressure atmosphere.”

― Shawn Michaels

“I know I perform best when I stay calm.”

― Shikhar Dhawan

“Once you are experienced, your mind is calm and at ease.”

― Shikhar Dhawan

“The want to get more runs increases when there is a dearth of it. At those times, it is important to be patient and keep your calm.”

― Shikhar Dhawan

“I’m a calm person who wants to talk about things and think things through.”

― Shiloh Fernandez

“If you are calm about your ambitions, you become confident of achieving what you set out to do.”

― Shiv Nadar

“Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.”

― Simon Sinek

“Around women, I try to remain calm and collected.”

― Slim Jimmy

“People used to respect royalty to an insane extent that doesn’t exist nowadays. These people never shouted. They never moved, really. Their effort was minimum. They were the most powerful people, but they were just calm.”

― Sofia Boutella

“My mom is very calm and quiet, so I think I got that from her. Because my dad is passionate and loud… It was always interesting, and I really enjoyed that my parents always included us in their lives.”

― Sofia Coppola

“It’s not exactly calm at Christmas. It’s a bit like the Simpsons appearing in a pasta advert – lots of bickering, crazy pets, and plenty of tomato sauce!”

― Sophia Di Martino

“It was only from an inner calm that man was able to discover and shape calm surroundings.”

― Stephen Gardiner

“I love Obama’s calm and dignity. A lot of people confuse that with being aloof, but I know people that have held that job. It’s a 24-hour barrage of information.”

― Stephen Stills

“He was a great man, my granddad, a very calm, logical and methodical guy. I suppose I’m trying to be more like him as I get older.”

― Steven Hall

“As a lifelong practitioner of martial arts, I’m trained to remain calm in the face of adversity and danger.”

― Steven Seagal

“Many critics of the Palestinians, especially those in Congress, think the current calm is merely the eye of the storm. That’s why the House of Representatives approved a foreign aid package last week that forbade the direct financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority .”

― Suzanne Fields

“I don’t know Laura Bush. But she seems to be calm, and she has a sparkle in her eye, which is good. But I don’t know that she’s ever had a real job – I mean, since she’s been grown up.”

― Teresa Heinz

“I don’t know Laura Bush. But she seems to be calm, and she has a sparkle in her eye, which is good.”

― Teresa Heinz

“For a whole generation after the battle of Pydna, the Roman state enjoyed a profound calm, scarcely varied by a ripple here and there on the surface.”

― Theodor Mommsen

“I write a lot because, if I don’t, I start to panic, and I calm down when I write.”

― Theresa Rebeck

“Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm.”

― Thomas Fuller

“Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“Museums are like the quiet car of the world. It’s a place you can come to escape, where there’s authenticity, there’s uniqueness, there’s calm, there’s physicality.”

― Thomas P. Campbell

“We may not only find faith in God in our sorrow. We may also become faithful to Him in times of calm.”

― Thomas S. Monson

“There are difficult matches from time to time, and that is absolutely normal. You have to stay calm and confident after them.”

― Thomas Tuchel

“Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.”

― Thucydides

“In my experience, it’s all wonderful with girls until about 16. Around that time, boys kind of calm down and start focusing their testosterone. Girls get a little challenging, especially for fathers.”

― Tim Allen

“Stories are really important to people and can really change the way they understand, and even live, their lives. As such, I don’t agree much with people who say, ‘Calm down, it’s just a story.’”

― Tim Pratt

“The recognition that things that are not sustainable will eventually come to an end does not give us much of a guide to whether the transition will be calm or exciting.”

― Timothy Geithner

“What’s interesting is that you can have a set that’s very calm, very smooth, very cooperative… and end up with a terrible movie. And you can have a set that’s really horrible as far as relationships and volatility, and come up with a great movie. Sometimes that energy gets infused into what ends up on film – it’s interesting in that way.”

― Tobin Bell

“I was a fan of Hitchcock, but more importantly than that, he is such an inscrutable man, and a very carefully inscrutable man. He apparently was blank-faced with a calm and controlled presence. I was immediately anxious and thought, ‘How am I going to get behind that?’”

― Toby Jones

“I don’t know what to say about it except Tom Hanks is a great person, a serious person; he’s dissatisfied in a very likeable way, in a very discreet way, and Steven Spielberg is similar in his discretion and drive. But Spielberg is calm. He’s this driven filmmaker and visionary. He really is.”

― Tom Sizemore

“In England, I think we get about 30,000 for maybe an FA Cup final, and there are lots of kids on the seats, which is nice – don’t get me wrong – but it’s a calm atmosphere.”

― Toni Duggan

“Meditation is about getting to a place where you’re approaching things in a more calm, centering place rather than allowing yourself to get caught up in it.”

― Tony Cardenas

“Even the National Bank of Romania doesn’t have the huge resources needed to intervene in the market and keep the leu at an acceptable level, because they’re drawing close to a floor below which the bank’s reserves can’t drop. The central bank has to wait for a moment of calm to efficiently conduct its interventions.”

― Traian Basescu

“Mistakes and pressure are inevitable; the secret to getting past them is to stay calm.”

― Travis Bradberry

“The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.”

― Travis Bradberry

“I think Finns in general, we are quite calm and I think we’re mentally in general quite strong, and we don’t mind to be alone. We are lonely wolves, a lot of us.”

― Valtteri Bottas

“Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic; it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.”

― Vannevar Bush

“One day, we were doing a serious scene and fast talking like we do and we could not stop laughing and the director had to stop the production. We had to go to our trailer and calm down and do it all again.”

― Victor Garber

“I think the inner strength that I have helps me stay calm.”

― Vijay Shankar

“Be it high or low, it doesn’t matter. I need to stay calm and neutral all the time.”

― Vijay Shankar

“My mum calls my temper ‘Devilman.’ They say you calm down with age, but I don’t know. It never goes away.”

― Vinnie Jones

“No – I’m quite calm inside during the game for most of the time – not 100%, but generally very calm.”

― Vladimir Kramnik

“St. Louis sprawls where mighty rivers meet – as broad as Philadelphia, but three stories high instead of two, with wider streets and dirtier atmosphere, over the dull-brown of wide, calm rivers. The city overflows into the valleys of Illinois and lies there, writhing under its grimy cloud.”

― W. E. B. Du Bois

“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.”

― Willa Cather

“I was famous in our college for calm and impassionate discussion; for one whole summer, I rose at five and went to bed at midnight, that I might have sufficient time for theology and metaphysics.”

― William Godwin

“The nerves are a problem on trumpet, because when you mess up everyone can hear it. Just remember most people are too polite to say anything about it. That should calm your nerves.”

― Wynton Marsalis

“If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony.”

― Xun Kuang

“You arrive at a village, and in this calm environment, one starts to hear echo.”

― Yannick Noah

“I don’t think you should always stay calm in a tense situation, because you might not ever confront the problem. Maybe it’s better to actually let yourself be tense – and find a solution.”

― Yoko Ono

“I am calm but on the outside, mostly. When I’m on a film set, the stress is so humongous that I’m dying inside – I’m extremely stressed, but I do try, and… well, I don’t try. I think it’s my natural reaction to not externalize things.”

― Yorgos Lanthimos

“I just focus on taking a deep breath, staying calm, and not trying to make the situation bigger than it is.”

― Zach Ertz

“I don’t think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.”

― Zaha Hadid

“If I could give my teenaged self any advice, it would be ‘Calm down!’”

― Zooey Deschanel
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