Cool Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old cool quotes, cool sayings, and cool proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Keep a cool head and maintain a low profile. Never take the lead - but aim to do something big.     

Deng Xiaoping

Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.     

Walt Whitman

The challenge is to stay cool enough to handle the pressure in the moment so that you can succeed in the future.     

Jurgen Klopp

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.     

Daniel Webster

Any fool can do something cool and look cool, but it takes skill to make something uncool cool again.     

Criss Jami

I wear my cool on the inside; that's why my hands are always so cold.     

Dia Reeves

Secrets...are the very root of cool.     

William Gibson

It’s cool when fashion recycles itself, it’s not cool when sustainable living does because it means there was (and is as I write) a period of absolute and possibly irreversible destruction.     

Cameron Conaway

That which is cool is driven by the soul.     

A.D. Posey

True courage is cool and calm. The bravest of men have the least of a brutal, bullying insolence, and in the very time of danger are found the most serene and free.      

Lord Shaftesbury

One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.      

Woodrow Wilson

Keep cool and you command everybody.      

Louis Antoine de Saint-Just

We believe it is bad or dangerous to be carried away by our emotions. We admire the person who is cool, who acts without feeling.     

Alexander Lowen

Good words cool more than cold water.     

John Ray

Those who think it is not cool to be kind are cold hearted.      

Catherine Pulsifer

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.     

Thomas Jefferson

He who is passionate and hasty is generally honest. It is your cool, dissembling hypocrite of whom you should beware.     

Johann Kaspar Lavater

To be cool is to believe. To stay cool is to have the sweet fragments of serenity rock your wig away.     

Lord Buckley

For some, life is about "being Cool" while for others its about "being Hot". While there is room for both, we must avoid "being Lukewarm".     

Vijay Samuel Benjamin

The downright fanatic is nearer to the heart of things than the cool and slippery disputant.     

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Summer bachelors, like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.     

Nora Ephron

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 one cool thing with getting older is that you can actively choose to just be an eccentric.     

Greg Behrendt

Self control refers to controlling one's emotions and feelings and not losing one's cool even in the worst of situations.      

Brian Adams

Now there is so much expertise and brainpower it's hard to be at the cutting edge of what's cool and not do something that's totally geeky.     

Darren Aronofsky

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.     

John Steinbeck

Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories.     

Deborah Kerr