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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Tranquillity
 
  Tranquil pleasures last the longest.
Bovee.    
  1
  There is a majestic grandeur in tranquillity.
Washington Irving.    
  2
  The calmest and serenest hours of life, when the passions of nature are all silent, and the mind enjoys its most perfect composure.
Dr. Watts.    
  3
  Thou wilt enjoy tranquillity if thy heart condemn thee not.
Thomas à Kempis.    
  4
  Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep.
Shakespeare.    
  5
  One may live tranquilly in a dungeon; but does life consist in living quietly?
Rousseau.    
  6
  The fountain of tranquillity is within ourselves; let us keep it pure.
Phocian.    
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