Silence Quotes

Edward bulwer - lytton - destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart -...
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
William Shakespeare

The price of seeing is silence.
Marge Piercy, Circles in the Water "Intruding".
To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man.
Marcel Marceau
Thomas carlyle - speech is human, silence is divine, yet also...
If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silence.
Steven Wright

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
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles De Gaulle
Lying is done with words and also with silence.
Adrienne Rich
John viscount morley - you have not converted a man because you have...
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Josh Billings
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.
The holiest of holidays are those Kept by ourselves in silence and apart The secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.
Saskya Pandita
The most profound statements are often said in silence.
Lynn Johnston, For Better or For Worse, 01 - 15 - 04
Language exists only on the surface of our consciousness. The great human struggles are played out in silence and in the ability to express oneself.
Franz Xavier Kroetz
If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gough
Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.
Samuel Johnson
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Elisabeth Kuebler - Ross
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.
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence; and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
Saadi
No Voice; but oh! the silence sank like music on my heart.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away - And leaves behind only silence.
Pam Brown
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
A good word is an easy obligation but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.
John Tillotson
And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know.
William Rose Benet
The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
With silence favor me.
Horace
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
The best answer to answer to anger is silence.
Author Unknown
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
The rest is silence.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 5 scene 2
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
The only successful substitute for brains is silence.
Unknown
Some people talk because they think sound is more manageable than silence.
Margaret Halsey
Sticks and stones are hard on bones, aimed with angry art, words can sting like anything but silence breaks the heart.
Phyllis Mcginley
Silence is one great art of conversation.
Anon.