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After another moment's silence, she mumbled that I was peculiar, that that was probably why she loved me but that one day I might disgust her for the very same reason
Albert Camus
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Aldous Huxley
All noise is waste. So cultivate quietness in your speech, in your thoughts, in your emotions. Speak habitually low. Wait for attention and then you low words will be charged with dynamite.
Elbert Hubbard
And silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound
Oliver Wendell Holmes
As the Swiss inscription says: Sprechen ist silbern, Schweigen ist golden, - "Speech is silver, Silence is golden;" or, as I might rather express it, Speech is of Time, Silence is of Eternity
Thomas Carlyle
Decency is indecency's conspiracy of silence
George Bernard Shaw
Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue
Bible
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
Helen Keller
He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Sigmund Freud
I have always thought it would be a blessing if each person could be blind and deaf for a few days during his early adult life. Darkness would make him appreciate sight; silence would teach him the joys of sound.
Helen Keller
I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strangely, I am ungrateful to these teachers
Kahlil Gibran
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
Mahatma Gandhi
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
Charles de Gaulle
Silence is a friend who will never betray
Confucius
Silence is argument carried out by other means.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.
Thomas Carlyle
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
Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish
Charles Caleb Colton
Silence is more eloquent than words
Thomas Carlyle
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