Lying is done with words and also with silence.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Silence is one of the gates to wisdom.
By silence, I hear other men's imperfections and conceal my own.
There is nothing wherein their womanliness is more honestly garnished than with silence.
Woman, to women silence is the best ornament.
A judicious silence is always better than truth spoken without charity.
Silence! coeval with eternity! thou wert ere Nature's self began to be; thine was the sway ere heaven was formed on earth, ere fruitful thought conceived creation's birth.
To be silent is but a small virtue; but it is a serious fault to reveal secrets.
Silence sweeter is than speech.
That silence is one of the great arts of conversation is allowed by Cicero himself, who says, there is not only an art, but even an eloquence in it.
What manly eloquence could produce such an effect as woman's silence?
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrusts himself.
We may give more offense by our silence than even by impertinence.
As we must account for every idle word, so we must for every idle silence.
Silence in times of suffering is the best.
Silence is the mother of Truth.
Silence often expresses 'more powerfully than speech the verdict and judgment of society.
Silence does not always mark wisdom.
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.
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the daylight of Life, which they are thenceforth to rule.
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy. I were but little happy if I could say how much.
True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. It is a great virtue: it covers folly, keeps secrets, avoids disputes, and prevents sin.
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