Definitions: (1) still; calm; at rest; (2) gentle; mild; placid; smooth; (3) not noisy; hushed; quiescent; (4) free from disturbance or tumult; tranquil; peaceful; quiet-minded; (5) not obstreperous, ostentatious, or pretentious; (6) not forward; unobtrusive; modest; quiet-natured

Synonyms: contented, meek, pacific, satisfied, unruffled

Compatible Qualities: deep thinking, inner strength

Saying: The great man is not he who takes a city or overthrows a nation, but rather he who subdues his own tongue.

• Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb. — Pythagoras of Samos (c. 570–495 BC) Greek mathematician
• Man must be arched and buttressed from within, else the temple wavers to the dust.” — Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (121-180) Roman Emperor and philosopher

• If something must be said, say it tactfully and kindly.
• Share and solidify your ideas and ideals with trusted friends.
• Keep negative thoughts to yourself. Better yet, refuse negativity the ground to become rooted.