Silence Quotes

Erich fromm - sleep is often the only occasion in which man...
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

The best answer to answer to anger is silence.
Author Unknown
No Voice; but oh! the silence sank like music on my heart.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Silence is a text easy to misread.
A. A. Attanasio
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing.
John Tillotson

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
Visions of gregorian chants - from the persistence of noise comes the...
Much silence and a good disposition, there are no two things better than these.
Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
William Shakespeare
Benjamin franklin - as we must account for every idle word, so must...
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
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
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Kahlil Gibran
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 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
Silence makes the real conversation between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say is what counts.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
Nothing is more useful than silence.
The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread.
Blaise Pascal
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a 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 times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience and tears.
C. S. Robinson
Music is a medicine for many... Silence is a poison for some...
Jacqui We
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Charles Simic
Silence is more musical than any song.
Christina Rossetti
Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away - And leaves behind only silence.
Pam Brown
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
Robert Louis Stevenson
With silence favor me.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Alice Walke
Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Josh Billings
The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
Albert Camus
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
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.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Sir Francis Bacon
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I am in, therein to be content.
Helen Kelle
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles De Gaulle
If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer?
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