Silence Quotes

We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.
Alfred Jarry
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

Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
Saadi
Well - Timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
Martin Fraquhar Tuppe
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
Saadi - nothing is so good for an ignorant man as...

With silence favor me. Favete Linguis.
Horace
Saskya pandita - much talking is the cause of danger. silence is...
Silence is argument carried out by other means.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle
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
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
If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silence.
Steven Wright
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.
You may regret your silence once, but you will regret your words often.
Ian Gabirol
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
Abraham lincoln - to sin by silence when they should protest makes...
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 most profound statements are often said in silence.
Lynn Johnston, For Better or For Worse, 01 - 15 - 04
Some people talk because they think sound is more manageable than silence.
Margaret Halsey
There are grammatical errors even in his silence.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
The Diplomat sits in silence, watching the world with his ears.
Leon Samson
He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation perfectly delightful.
Sydney Smith, referring to Macaulay
To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle
Sticks and stones are hard on bones, aimed with angry art, words can sting like anything but silence breaks the heart.
Phyllis Mcginley
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead therefore we must learn both arts.
Thomas Carlyle
Silence is one great art of conversation.
Anon.
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
In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity.
Meister Eckhart
True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
Not merely an absence of noise, Real Silence begins when a reasonable being withdraws from the noise in order to find peace and order in his inner sanctuary.
Peter Minard
The holiest of holidays are those Kept by ourselves in silence and apart The secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
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
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
The price of seeing is silence.
Marge Piercy, Circles in the Water "Intruding".
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Aldous Huxley, "Music at Night", 1931
The only successful substitute for brains is silence.
Unknown