Silence Quotes

Franz xavier kroetz - language exists only on the surface of our...
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

Silence makes the real conversation between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say is what counts.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Confucius
Hellen kelle - i have always thought it would be a blessing if...
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
Edith Sitwell

And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know.
William Rose Benet
We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.
Alfred Jarry
If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silence.
Steven Wright
No Voice; but oh! the silence sank like music on my heart.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Jacqui we - music is a medicine for many... silence is a...
Your very silence shows you agree.
Euripides
Truth is not only violated by falsehood it may be outraged by silence.
Henri Frdric Amiel
To sin in silence while others doth protest makes cowards out of men.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.
Benjamin Franklin
Their silence is sufficient praise.
Terence
If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer?
Steven Wright
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles De Gaulle
Learn to get in touch with silence within yourself, And know that everything in this life has purpose. There are no mistakes, No coincidences, All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Elizabeth Kubler - Ross
Silence is a way of saying: we do not have to entertain each other; we are okay as we are.
Martha Grimes, from Hotel Paradise, a novel
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
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
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
Thomas Carlyle
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
Abraham Lincoln
History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The price of seeing is silence.
Marge Piercy, Circles in the Water "Intruding".
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
William Shakespeare
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Josh Billings
The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.
John Tillotson
When something that honest is said it usually needs a few minutes of silence to dissipate.
Pamela Ribon, Why Girls Are Weird, 2003
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
Some people talk because they think sound is more manageable than silence.
Margaret Halsey
A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away - And leaves behind only silence.
Pam Brown
Much silence and a good disposition, there are no two things better than these.
Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari
Lying is done with words and also with silence.
Adrienne Rich
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
Plutarch
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