Silence Quotes

Silence holds the door against the strife of tongue and all the impertinences of idle conversation.

James Hervey

Silence and simplicity obtrude on no one, but are yet two unequaled attractions in woman.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Silence,--the applause of real and durable impressions.

Alphonse de Lamartine

To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men.

Abraham Lincoln

The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint.

Marianne Craig Moore

Silence is man's chief learning.

Palladas

Silence never yet betrayed any one!

Antoine de Rivarol

To me so deep a silence portends some dread event; a clamorous sorrow wastes itself in sound.

Sophocles

Silence, beautiful voice.

Lord Alfred Tennyson

In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.

Henry David Thoreau

Our noisy years seem moments in the being Of the eternal Silence.

William Wordsworth

Silence is a trick when it imposes. Pedants and scholars, churchmen and physicians, abound in silent pride.

Johann Georg von Zimmermann

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.

Mother Teresa

God, despite his casual silence, still exists. Of that I havenít a single doubt.

Don Williams, Jr.

Oppression can only survive through silence.

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