"The calm comes naturally."

March 30, 2013


Hmm, I took a shot and "Die Ruhe kommt selbst" was accepted. Just commenting for the record.

July 6, 2013 doesn't recognize von allein as meaning naturally and it literally means from/of alone...which I can't stretch to make sense as naturally. Any explanation here?

April 5, 2013
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"Ruhe" in this sentence should be translated as "stillness", "tranquility", "silence" that may come to you while meditating; it comes to you "naturally" ie. without any effort; "natural "inner peace" as contrasted to man-made "noise and busyness", "die Ruhe kommt von allein" = "stillness/peace will find you, if you give it a chance"; Enjoy

April 17, 2013

That translation is using the sense of the word “naturally” as: "used to describe something that happens or exists by itself without being controlled or changed” (to quote one of Merriam-Webster’s online definitions).

When you use that definition of “naturally”, it fits, because it happens by itself, i.e., from itself/from alone… von allein.

September 11, 2013

Is it a phrase?

March 30, 2013

The rest comes by itself is not a proper sentence in German Better: Die Stille kommt von allein. But: The sentence is contrived

March 30, 2013

"von allein" = by itself / oneself "The calm comes by itself."

August 3, 2013
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