Docile Quotes

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Louis Aragon
“And there are loners in rural communities who, at the equinox, are said to don new garments and stroll down to the cities, where great beasts await them, fat and docile.”
Louis Aragon

Neal Stephenson
“Seven billion who need to be kept happy, and docile, until the end. How do you do that? What's the best way to calm down a scared kid, get them to go back to sleep? Tell them a story. Some shit about Jesus or whatever.”
Neal Stephenson, Seveneves

Gail Carson Levine
“Instead of making me docile, Lucinda’s curse made a rebel of me. Or perhaps I was that way naturally.”
Gail Carson Levine, Ella Enchanted

Pushpa Rana
“Sanity is to the mind, insanity is for the heart,
Docility is to the mind, wildness is to the heart,
Tamable is the mind, Untamable is the heart,
Freedom is to the mind, cages are for the heart.”
Pushpa Rana, Just the Way I Feel

“Whatever we have in the glory of man is "away". Those are just not enough before we go "home" to the glory of God.”
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Banana Yoshimoto
“Don’t you find that it … hurts, not letting even half of your emotions out? I see you’ve overcome your hatred for your parents with that easygoing love you were born with. And in the process you started thinking about things, and you ended up taking on this docile personality - but aren’t you really more spirited and free, more spoiled, and extremely into sex?”
Banana Yoshimoto, The Lake

Laura Sebastian
“You are sweet and docile and dumb.”

I recoil. “Excuse me?”

She smirks. “Another role to play. You’re very good at playing roles.”

I’m tempted to look at Søren, who’s too busy rowing to talk but can certainly hear every word.

“Let them believe you are dim,” Artemisia continues. “The King, his court, your suitors. If they believe you to be an idiot, they will underestimate you. Let them.”
Laura Sebastian, Lady Smoke