Silence Quotes

Mahatma gandhi - in the attitude of silence the soul finds the...
Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered. For the American citadel is a man. Not man in general. Not man in the abstract. Not the majority of men. But man. That man. His worth. His uniqueness.
Archibald MacLeish

And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know.
William Rose Benet
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - - Trees, flowers, grass - - Grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Mother Theresa
Archibald mc leish - to see the earth as it truly is, small and blue...
Well - Timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
Martin Fraquhar Tuppe

To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
Thomas Carlyle
Sleep is often the only occasion in which man cannot silence his conscience; we forget what we knew in our dream.
Erich Fromm
William shakespeare,
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead therefore we must learn both arts.
Thomas Carlyle
Much silence and a good disposition, there are no two things better than these.
Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari
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
The Diplomat sits in silence, watching the world with his ears.
Leon Samson
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
Accustomed to the veneer of noise, to the shibboleths of promotion, public relations, and market research, society is suspicious of those who value silence.
John Lah
The price of seeing is silence.
Marge Piercy, Circles in the Water "Intruding".
Oppression can only survive through silence.
Carmen de Monteflores
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Plutarch
Their silence is sufficient praise.
Terence
Your very silence shows you agree.
Euripides
Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle
Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.
Samuel Johnson
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
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.
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an 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
Lying is done with words and also with silence.
Adrienne Rich
There are grammatical errors even in his silence.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles De Gaulle
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
Think, In mounting higher, The angels would press on us, and aspire To drop some golden orb of perfect song Into our deep, dear silence.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread.
Blaise Pascal
He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation perfectly delightful.
Sydney Smith, referring to Macaulay
To sin in silence while others doth protest makes cowards out of men.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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 attempt to silence a man is the greatest honor you can bestow on him. It means that you recognize his superiority to yourself.
Joseph Sobran
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
No Voice; but oh! the silence sank like music on my heart.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge