Silence Quotes

By silence, I hear other men's imperfections and conceal my own.

Zeno

Woman, to women silence is the best ornament.

Sophocles

A judicious silence is always better than truth spoken without charity.

Saint Francis de Sales

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.

Alexander Pope

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

Ovid

Silence sweeter is than speech.

Dinah Maria Mulock

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.

Hannah More

What manly eloquence could produce such an effect as woman's silence?

Jules Michelet

Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrusts himself.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

We may give more offense by our silence than even by impertinence.

William Hazlitt

As we must account for every idle word, so we must for every idle silence.

Benjamin Franklin

Silence in times of suffering is the best.

John Dryden

Silence is the mother of Truth.

Benjamin Disraeli

Silence often expresses 'more powerfully than speech the verdict and judgment of society.

Benjamin Disraeli

Silence does not always mark wisdom.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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