Silent Quotes

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. They are engines of change, windows on the world, lighthouses erected in the sea of time.

Barbara W. Tuchman

When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?

Khalil Gibran

Time will come when one\'s safety lies in ten things: nine of which are in staying aloof from men, and the tenth in staying silent.

Ali al-Rida

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

What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Of those who say nothing, few are silent.

Thomas Neiel

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

What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life? [there] to strengthen each other [and] to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life? to strengthen each otherto be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr

Most men remember obligations, but are not often likely to be grateful; the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent.

William Gilmore Simms

Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person.

Horace

The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.

Honore De Balzac

Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our town deals out to those who fall from favor are the empty mailbox and the silent telephone.

Hedda Hopper

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

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