Silence Quotes

157 Silence quotes:

"Silence is a true friend who never betrays."
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature -- trees, flowers, grass -- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls."
"No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied - it speaks in silence to the very core of your being"
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Let us be silent that we may hear the whispers of the gods."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Silence is also speech"
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Do not speak unless you can improve the silence"
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Some things are better praised by silence than by remark"
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Not to ask is not be denied."
Author: Dryden Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Still waters run deep."
"It takes more time and effort and delicacy to learn the silence of a people than to learn its sounds. Some people have a special gift for this. Perhaps this explains why some missionaries, notwithstanding their efforts, never come to speak properly, to communicate delicately through silences. Although they ''speak with the accent of natives'' they remain forever thousands of miles away. The learning of the grammar of silence is an art much more difficult to learn than the grammar of sounds."
Author: Illich Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right."
Author: Elder Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Our silence in the face of the horrific abuses that are taking place on a daily basis in fact are causing people throughout the Middle East to ask serious questions about America and about its commitment to its values."
Author: Zogby Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?"
"Silence is one of the great arts of conversation."
"We had been told there would be no questions. Somebody had to break the silence."
Author: Bruce Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Touch not the flute when drums are sounding around; when fools have the word, the wise will be silent."
Author: Gottfried Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech."
"A small silence came between us, as precise as a picture hanging on the wall."
"Silence is so accurate."
"The king will try to silence the opposition, to try and tighten the knot around us but we will continue to make things very difficult for the state."
Author: Masuku Quotes Category: Silence Quotes

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