Silence Quotes


183 Silence quotes:



"Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn."
"My Dear Sir: Are you playing the same trick again, and trying who can keep silence longest? Remember that all tricks are either knavish or childish; and that it is as foolish to make experiments upon the constancy of a friend as upon the chastity o"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"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"
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"I have been breaking silence these twenty-three years and have hardly made a rent in it."
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"And Silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound."
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Silence is the perfectos herald of joy. I were but little happy if I could say how much."
"He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved; the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave"
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Silence is a source of great strength."
"Into our deep, dear silence."
Author: Browning Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut."
Author: Einstein Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Decency is indecency's conspiracy of silence"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not - silence is the sharper sword"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none; be able for thine enemy rather in power than use; and keep thy friend under thine own life's key; be checked for silence, but never taxed for speech"
"The silence that is in the starry sky, The sleep that is among the lonely hills."
"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; that background which the painter may not daub, be he master or bungler, and which, however awkward a figure we may have made in the foreground, remains ever our inviolable asylum, where no indignity can assail, no personality can disturb us."
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"The Pause; that impressive silence, that eloquent silence, that geometrically progressive silence which often achieves a desired effect where no combination of words, however so felicitous, could accomplish it."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Speech is often barren; but silence also does not necessarily brood over a full nest. Your still fowl, blinking at you without remark, may all the while be sitting on one addled egg; and when it takes to cackling will have nothing to announce but that addled delusion."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber."
Author: Churchill Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Silence is a friend who will never betray"
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Silence Quotes


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