Silence Quotes

Silence is the safest response for all the contradiction that arises from impertinence, vulgarity, or envy.

Johann Georg von Zimmermann

Silence, beautiful voice.

Lord Alfred Tennyson

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

George Bernard Shaw

It is only reason that teaches silence. The heart teaches us to speak.

Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

I regret often that I have spoken, never that I have been silent.


Silence more musical than any song.

Christina Georgina Rossetti

Silence never yet betrayed any one!

Antoine de Rivarol

Be silent, or say something better than silence.


Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.

Baltasar Gracian

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.

Alice Walker

Silence has been given to woman the better to express her thoughts.

Louis Claude Joseph Desnoyers

Lying is done with words and also with silence.

Adrienne Rich

Silence will create respect and dignity; justice and fairplay will bring more friends; benevolence and charity will enhance prestige and position; courtesy will draw benevolence; service of mankind will secure leadership and good words will overcome powerful enemies.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.

Francis Herbert Bradley

When we never see who we are, never hear what we think about things, what we are doing as a group or what we are doing individually, then it is as if we are never there in the first place. Silence = Nonexistence.

Moran Margaret Cho

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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