Silent Quotes

Tears are the silent language of grief.

Voltaire

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

The deepest life of nature is silent and obscure; so often the elements that move and mould society are the results of the sister's counsel and the mother's prayer.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

To be silent is but a small virtue; but it is a serious fault to reveal secrets.

Ovid

Be silent, or say something better than silence.

Pythagoras

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren.

Sandra Day O'Conner

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.

George Carlin

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

Those who are silent, self-effacing and attentive become the recipients of confidences.

Thornton Wilder

Tears are the silent language of grief

Voltaire

Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

Women like silent men. They think they're listening.

Marcel Achard

Fate steals along with silent tread, Found oftenest in what least we dread; Frowns in the storm with angry brow, But in the sunshine strikes the blow.

William Cowper

How beautiful is night! A dewy freshness fills the silent air; No mist obscures, nor cloud, nor speck, nor stain, Breaks the serene of heaven.

Robert Southey

Night, like a giant, fills the church, from pavement to roof, and holds dominion through the silent hours. Pale dawn again comes peeping through the windows: and, giving place to day, sees night withdraw into the vaults, and follows it, and drives it out, and hides among the dead.

Charles Dickens

When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.

Winston Churchill

Austere perseverance, harsh and continuous, may be employed by the least of us and rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irreversibly greater with time.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

We have drugs to make women speak, but none to keep them silent.

Anatole France

If the ignorant keeps silent, people would not differ.

Muhammad ibn Al

Like the lark that soars in the air, first singing, then silent, content with the last sweetness that satiates it, such seemed to me that image, the imprint of the Eternal Pleasure.

Durante degli Alighieri

For every struggle that Joe survived, For every dispute he endured, to rise, Joe will go down in history as a model for champions to come. While Frazier was a man of few words, Ali was a world of mouth, but he found his place in history. Now his heart can express him well. Joe Frazier was a silent warrior, whom Ali silently admired. One could not rise without the other.

Muhammad Ali

To keep silent when you can say something wise and useful is as bad as keeping on propagating foolish and unwise thoughts.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

To those who scare peace-loving people with phantoms of lost liberty, my message is this: Your tactics only aid terrorists, for they erode our national unity and diminish our resolve. They give ammunition to America's enemies, and pause to America's friends. They encourage people of good will to remain silent in the face of evil.

John David Ashcroft

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