Silence Quotes

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

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.

Ansel Adams

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.

Saskya Pandita

People talking without speaking, People hearing without listening, People writing songs that voices never share, and no one dare disturb the Sound of Silence.

Silence People

Silence is better than unmeaning words.

Pythagoras

Speech is silver; silence is golden.

Swiss Proverb

These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness

Anthony de Mello

Silence in the face of atrocity is not neutrality; silence in the face of atrocity is acquiescence

Samantha Power

I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Elie Wiesel

Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Charles Patterson

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

The Democratic Party silence on Iraq is another moment of a voice lost. Faced with votes in favor of the war, the silence is deafening in Washington and the frustration is growing larger among voters. It's time for us to ask the question: What is the exit strategy?

Andy Stern

When you have nothing to say, say nothing; a weak defense strengthens your opponent, and silence is less injurious than a bad reply.

Charles Caleb Colton

The law of silence: Speak little. Say only what you must. Speak only when necessary. Your oratory should be deeds, not words. You accomplish: let others talk.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

The holiest of all holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart; the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The holiest of holidays are those Kept by ourselves in silence and apart; The secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.

Oscar Wilde

Our self-expression is meant to be a manifestation of the silence of our hearts.

Matthew Fox

Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Silence is medication for sorrow

Arab Proverb

Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time

Thomas Carlyle
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