do anything for a quiet life

do anything for a quiet life

If you would do anything for a quiet life, you would do whatever is needed to avoid trouble or to stop people annoying you or asking you for things. I'll do anything for a quiet life, and so I never say `no' to friends and colleagues. Note: People sometimes just say anything for a quiet life to mean that they will agree to something. I said okay, I'd stay with her — anything for a quiet life.
See also: anything, life, quiet

do anything for a quiet life

make any concession to avoid being disturbed.
See also: anything, life, quiet