Quotes of Coolness

“ Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Nothing does reason more right, than the coolness of those that offer it: For truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers. ”

- William Penn

“ The artist must conceive with warmth yet execute with coolness. ”

- Unknown

“ Maybe you are the cool generation If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration. ”

- Kingman Brewster

“ Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still. ”

- Leo F. Buscaglia

“ Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion. ”

- Abraham Cowley

“ I would live all my life in nonchalance and insouciance, Were it not for making a living, which is rather a nouciance. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ Man was born to be rich, or grow rich by use of his faculties, by the union of thought with nature. Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players. Cultivated labor drives out brute labor. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Now, if the principle of toleration were once admitted into classical education — if it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, if the tortoise were allowed time to creep, and the bird permitted to fly, and the fish to swim, towards the enchanted and divine sources of Helicon — all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers, its beauty, and its coolness. ”

- Harriet Beecher Stowe

“ Quite a number of observers have commented on my coolness during various riotous concerts which I performed at during those first tumultuous years of the armistice between World War I and World War II. The reason is very simple: I was armed. ”

- George Antheil
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