Best Quotes About Equanimity

A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair. -Niccolo Machiavelli

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. -Albert Einstein

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. -Carl Jung

As the great grandchildren of the industrial revolution, we have learned, at last, that the heedless pursuit of more is unsustainable and, ultimately, unfulfilling. Our planet, our security, our sense of equanimity and our very souls demand something better, something different. -Gary Hamel

I've been practicing modalities of Eastern philosophy since about 1972. What I've learned through my meditation is a sense of equanimity, a sense of all things being equal. -Goldie Hawn

I do whatever is necessary in order to maintain the equanimity we all need to withstand the disappointment and rejection that are the lot of every writer, no matter where we are in our careers. -Dani Shapiro

The probability of apocalypse soon cannot be realistically estimated, but it is surely too high for any sane person to contemplate with equanimity. -Noam Chomsky

Vipassana taught me how to maintain equanimity in all situations of life. -Subhash Chandra

You have to try to take what life throws at you with grace and equanimity. -Christina Baker Kline

Every opinion must be suffered. One must listen to what may be rousing, annoying, even shocking, but it must be done honestly, fairly and with equanimity, respecting the rights of every Member of the Knesset and each faction, guarding the minority in the face of the predatory majority. -Reuven Rivlin

Victory and defeat are a part of life, which are to be viewed with equanimity. -Atal Bihari Vajpayee

When we're talking about friendships, generosity and fairness and equanimity and sharing and all those things are super-important to me. -David Longstreth

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