Silence Quotes

Aldous huxley - silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as...
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Josh Billings

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
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
Thomas Carlyle
Horace - with silence favor me. favete linguis....
Much silence and a good disposition, there are no two things better than these.
Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari

Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.
Samuel Johnson
Some people talk because they think sound is more manageable than silence.
Margaret Halsey
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
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
George bernard shaw - silence is the most perfect expression of scorn....
To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold - Brothers who know now they are truly brothers.
Archibald Mc Leish
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Charles Simic
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 more musical than any song.
Christina Rossetti
cold silence has a tendency to atrophy any sense of compassion, between supposed lovers, between supposed brothers. And I know the pieces fit.
Maynard James Keenan, in the song "Schism", by Tool
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
Marcel Marceau
You may regret your silence once, but you will regret your words often.
Ian Gabirol
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
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
To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of, because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions.
Deepak Chopra
Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. A genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing.
George Orwell
Nothing is more useful than silence.
Menande
There are grammatical errors even in his silence.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Aldous Huxley, "Music at Night", 1931
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
William Shakespeare, "Much Ado about Nothing", Act 2 scene 1
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
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
Silence is one great art of conversation.
Anon.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Sir Francis Bacon
When something that honest is said it usually needs a few minutes of silence to dissipate.
Pamela Ribon, Why Girls Are Weird, 2003
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
Truth is not only violated by falsehood it may be outraged by silence.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.
Robert Fripp
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
If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer?
Steven Wright
To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man.
Marcel Marceau
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 is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles De Gaulle