Global security can be formed or threatened by heads of state whose wisdom, folly and obsessions shape global events. But often it is the security practitioners, those rarely in the headlines but whose craft and energy quietly break new ground, who keep us safe or put us in peril.
I love to sit and eat quietly and enjoy each bite, aware of the presence of my community, aware of all the hard and loving work that has gone into my food.
For me, writing a novel is more like digging a well than climbing a mountain - some heroic thing where I set out to conquer. I just sit quietly for a few years, and then it starts to become something.
The parts for women, you're either like the quietly suffering wife or the wild girl.
A terminal diagnosis can really mess with your head. Honestly, it makes you want to run away to the moon. Many ALS patients want to fade away quietly. This was not for me.
Many ALS patients end up fading away quietly and dying. For me, this was not OK. I did not want to fade away quietly.
Wealthy people in Australia tend to give, and give very quietly.
Be still; quietly remember the presence of and within yourself, and you will know, without thinking, that while all around you everything changes, within you lives something unchanging.
It only seems that there is something more important for you to do than to just quietly be yourself.
The important thing is to know how to take all things quietly.
I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.
Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them.
The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own.
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.
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