We fluctuate long between love and hatred before we can arrive at tranquillity
The fruit of silence is tranquillity.
Quietude, which some men cannot abide because it reveals their inward poverty, is as a palace of cedar to the wise, for along its hallowed courts the King in his beauty deigns to walk
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
Sabi is the color of haikai. It is different from tranquility. For example, if an old man dresses up in armor and helmet and goes to the battlefield, or in colorful brocade kimono, attending (his lord) at a banquet, [sabi] is like this old figure.
Tranquility is the old man's milk
Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion.
Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows.
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library
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