Silence Quotes

Kahlil gibran - i wash my hands of those who imagine chattering...
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I am in, therein to be content.
Helen Kelle

The best answer to answer to anger is silence.
Author Unknown
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Plutarch
Elizabeth kubler - ross - learn to get in touch with silence within...
Truth is not only violated by falsehood it may be outraged by silence.
Henri Frdric Amiel

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
Robert Louis Stevenson
It struck him really that he had never so lived with her as during this period of her silence; the silence was a sacred hush, a finer clearer medium, in which her idiosyncrasies showed.
Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Seventh, Chapter 3
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mahatma gandhi - in the attitude of silence the soul finds the...
The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread.
Blaise Pascal
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.
John Tillotson
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
Marcel Marceau
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
George Bernard Shaw
To sin in silence while others doth protest makes cowards out of men.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I have always thought it would be a blessing if each person could be blind and deaf for a few days during his early adult life. Darkness would make him appreciate sight silence would teach him the joys of sound.
Hellen Kelle
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - The dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides; in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - The dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We shall have to repent in this generation, not so much for the evil deeds of the wicked people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Silence will not betray your thoughts but the expression on your face will. Humor has a hundred faces tragedy only a few.
H. G. Mendelson
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Charles Simic
True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.
Samuel Johnson
When something that honest is said it usually needs a few minutes of silence to dissipate.
Pamela Ribon, Why Girls Are Weird, 2003
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Sir Francis Bacon
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; Yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Kahlil Gibron
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
William Shakespeare
The Diplomat sits in silence, watching the world with his ears.
Leon Samson
Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle
Sticks and stones are hard on bones, aimed with angry art, words can sting like anything but silence breaks the heart.
Phyllis Mcginley
From the persistence of noise comes the insistence of rage. From the emergence of tone comes the divergence of thought. From the enlightenment of music comes the wisdom of... silence.
Visions of Gregorian Chants
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Aldous Huxley, "Music at Night", 1931
There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.
Elisabeth Kubler - Ross
A good word is an easy obligation but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.
John Tillotson
Sleep is often the only occasion in which man cannot silence his conscience; we forget what we knew in our dream.
Erich Fromm
Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away - And leaves behind only silence.
Pam Brown