Silence Quotes

Jacqui we - music is a medicine for many... silence is a...
If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silence.
Steven Wright
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.
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
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
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
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Josh Billings
Oppression can only survive through silence.
Carmen de Monteflores
Peter minard - not merely an absence of noise, real silence...
There are times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience and tears.
C. S. Robinson
To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Blaise pascal - the eternal silence of these infinite spaces...
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
And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know.
William Rose Benet
The Diplomat sits in silence, watching the world with his ears.
Leon Samson
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 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
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Aldous Huxley, "Music at Night", 1931
In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity.
Meister Eckhart
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.
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 leader must be constantly aware of the power of his words.... and his silences.
Simon MacDonald
The only successful substitute for brains is silence.
Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
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
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of a great sculpture.
Aldous Huxley
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 a friend who will never betray.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Sir Francis Bacon
No Voice; but oh! the silence sank like music on my heart.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation, as allowed by Cicero himself, who says, there is not only an art, but an eloquence in it. A well bred woman may easily and effectually promote the most useful and elegant conversation without speaking a word. The modes of speech are scarcely more variable than the modes of silence.
Tom Blai
To sin in silence while others doth protest makes cowards out of men.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
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".
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