Definitions: (1) absence of movement or sound; (2) still-mind or soul; reverence, serenity, tranquility, and/or peacefulness; (3) a state of freedom from storm or disturbance <dozing in the warm stillness of a summer afternoon>

Compatible Quality: humility

• The stillness in stillness is not the real stillness; only when there is stillness in movement does the universal rhythm manifest. — Bruce Lee [born Lee Jun-fan] (1940-1973) Hong Kong-American martial artist & actor
• Stillness is our most intense mode of action. It is in our moments of deep quiet that is born every idea, emotion, and drive, which we eventually honor with the name of action. We reach highest in meditation and farthest in prayer. In stillness, every human being is great. — Leonard Bernstein (1918–1990) American orchestra conductor, composer, & humanitarian