Silence

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  • “Silence is a true friend who never betrays.” ~ Confucius
  • “Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.” ~ Mark Helprin
  • “Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” ~ Francis Bacon
  • “Silence is argument carried on by other means.” ~ Ernesto Guevara
  • “Silence is not only never thirsty, but also never brings pain or sorrow.” ~ Hippocrates
  • “Your silence will not protect you.” ~ Audre Lorde
  • “Silence is a source of Great Strength.” ~ Lao Tzu
  • “Silence is pure and holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking.” ~ Nicholas Sparks
  • “Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts, a balm to our every chagrin, as welcome after satiety as after disappointment.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  • “The silence depressed me.? It wasn’t the silence of silence.? It was my own silence.?” ~ Sylvia Plath
  • “Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.” ~ Balthasar Gracian
  • “Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.” ~ Rumi
  • “Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  • “Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • “Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men’s imperfections, and conceal your own.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • “Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence” ~ Deepak Chopra
  • “n 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
  • “Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.” ~ Josh Billings
  • “Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  • “Silence is the speech of love, The music of the spheres above.” ~ Richard Henry Stoddard
  • “If silence is good for the wise, how much better is it for the foolish!” ~ Ivan Panin
  • “The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world, is the highest applause.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Silence is a learned practice that requires far more than just not talking. Not talking is not silence; it’s just not talking.” ~ Caroline Myss
  • “Silence is the mother of truth.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves.” ~ Aldous Huxley
  • “Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.” ~ Euripides
  • “There is an eloquent silence: it serves sometimes to approve, sometimes to condemn; there is a mocking silence; there is a respectful silence.” ~ Duc de La Rochefoucauld
  • “Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.” ~ Charles Colton
  • “A judicious silence is always better than truth spoken without charity.” ~ St. Francis de Sales
  • “Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.” ~ William S. Burroughs

This post was last modified on October 11, 2019 6:51 am