Silence Quotes

Jacqui we - music is a medicine for many... silence is a...
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
William Shakespeare

He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation perfectly delightful.
Sydney Smith, referring to Macaulay
A warrior of light knows that he will hear an order in the silence of his heart that will guide him.
Paulo Coelho, Manual of the Warrior of Light
Franz xavier kroetz - language exists only on the surface of our...
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
Edith Sitwell

Nothing is more useful than silence.
Menande
To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The Diplomat sits in silence, watching the world with his ears.
Leon Samson
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
Marcel Marceau
Ernesto
Not merely an absence of noise, Real Silence begins when a reasonable being withdraws from the noise in order to find peace and order in his inner sanctuary.
Peter Minard
A leader must be constantly aware of the power of his words.... and his silences.
Simon MacDonald
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
Saadi
The holiest of holidays are those Kept by ourselves in silence and apart The secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The most profound statements are often said in silence.
Lynn Johnston, For Better or For Worse, 01 - 15 - 04
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
The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
Albert Camus
Sleep is often the only occasion in which man cannot silence his conscience; we forget what we knew in our dream.
Erich Fromm
True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is, better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words.
Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari
If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silence.
Steven Wright
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I am in, therein to be content.
Helen Kelle
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
Mahatma Gandhi
The only successful substitute for brains is silence.
Unknown
Well - Timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
Martin Fraquhar Tuppe
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
George Bernard Shaw
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Kahlil Gibran
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
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead therefore we must learn both arts.
Thomas Carlyle
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
Abraham Lincoln
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence; and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
Saadi
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
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
Silence is one great art of conversation.
Anon.
Silence is more musical than any song.
Christina Rossetti
Your very silence shows you agree.
Euripides
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Charles Simic
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Aldous Huxley, "Music at Night", 1931