Silence Quotes

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.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

Adlai Stevenson

Abortions will not let you forget.You remember the children you got that you did not get,The damp small pulps with a little or with no hair,The singers and workers that never handled the air.You will never neglect or beatThem, or silence or buy with a sweet.You will never wind up the sucking-thumbOr scuttle off ghosts that come.

Gwendolyn Brooks

After another moment's silence, she mumbled that I was peculiar, that that was probably why she loved me but that one day I might disgust her for the very same reason.

Albert Camus

Silence is one of the gates to wisdom.

Ali al-Rida

When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with its fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.

Thomas Carlyle

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 never won rights. They are not handed down from above; they are forced by pressures from below.

Roger Nash Baldwin

“The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of great sculpture.

Aldous Huxley

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

Do not underestimate the power of SILENCE in a negotiation. Silence is a great tool of the skilled negotiator.

Dr. Jim Hennig

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.

Charles Simmons
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