Silence Quotes

Henry wadsworth longfellow - the holiest of holidays are those kept by...
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry

You may regret your silence once, but you will regret your words often.
Ian Gabirol
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I am in, therein to be content.
Helen Kelle
Martin fraquhar tuppe - well - timed silence hath more eloquence than...
To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
William Shakespeare
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
Nothing is more useful than silence.
Menande
Ernesto
The only successful substitute for brains is silence.
Unknown
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
Saadi
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
Silence makes the real conversation between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say is what counts.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
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
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
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
Sticks and stones are hard on bones, aimed with angry art, words can sting like anything but silence breaks the heart.
Phyllis Mcginley
A leader must be constantly aware of the power of his words.... and his silences.
Simon MacDonald
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Aldous Huxley, "Music at Night", 1931
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Charles Simic
The best answer to answer to anger is silence.
Author Unknown
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Confucius
There are times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience and tears.
C. S. Robinson
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence; and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
Saadi
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Plutarch
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
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted the indifference of those who should have known better the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
Haile Selassie
Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle
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
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
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
There are grammatical errors even in his silence.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
Silence is more musical than any song.
Christina Rossetti
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
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
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose.
Elisabeth Kubler - Ross
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
No Voice; but oh! the silence sank like music on my heart.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge