Quotations that match 'silence'.

Silence is better than unmeaning words. Pythagoras
[ Better Silence Than Words]
The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence. Rabindranath Tagore
[ Clear Dark Great Sea Silence Small Sparkling Truth Vessel Water Which Words]
I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock and sit in silence and kind of meditate. Nature is calming, and it's nice to go out there and clear my head. Devon Werkheiser
[ Backyard Calming Clear Go Head Kind Meditate Nature Nice Out Silence Sit]
My first college roommate greeted me with a shocked silence followed by, 'So... you're black.' Al Roker
[ Black College First Followed Greeted Shocked Silence]
We should silence anyone who opposes the right to freedom of speech. Boyle Roche
[ Anyone Freedom Opposes Right Should Silence Speech]
Silence is the virtue of fools. Francis Bacon
[ Fools Silence Virtue]
One of the best things about paintings is their silence - which prompts reflection and random reverie. Mark Stevens
[ Best Paintings Prompts Random Reflection Reverie Silence Their Things Which]
Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Again Another Darkness Distant Each Life Look Night Ocean Only Other Pass Passing Ships Shown Signal Silence Speak Then Voice]
Silence is more musical than any song. Christina Rossetti
[ Any More Musical Silence Song Than]
It was still quiet in the house, and not a sound was heard from outside, either. Were it not for this silence, my reverie would probably have been disrupted by reminders of daily duties, of getting up and going to school. Herman Hesse
[ Been Daily Disrupted Duties Either Getting Going Heard House Outside Probably Quiet Reminders Reverie School Silence Sound Still Up Were Would]
Silence is argument carried out by other means. Che Guevara
[ Argument Carried Means Other Out Silence]
The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Bad Cruelty Good Oppression Over Silence Tragedy Ultimate]
The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere. Michel De Certeau
[ Constantly Constituting Everywhere Formerly Great Information Into Media News Now Opposite Real Reports Secret Silence Statistics Surveys Talks Things Transforms]
There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do. William Drummond
[ Able Child Everything Expresses Loudly Love More Proclaims Silence Than Tongue Which]
Sometimes I wish that applause would come just a bit later, when it is so beautifully hushed that I feel like holding my breath in the silence of the end. Emanuel Ax
[ Applause Beautifully Bit Breath Come End Feel Holding Just Later Silence Sometimes Wish Would]
Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure. Henri Nouwen
[ Cannot Closeness Cure Distance Heals Know Listening Longer Lose Meaning Silence Somewhere Speaking Their Without Words]
A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence. Leopold Stokowski
[ Canvas His Music Musicians Paint Painter Paints Pictures Provide Silence Their]
But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath! Elizabeth Barrett Browning
[ Child Curses Deeper His Man Silence Sob Strong Than Wrath]
But with exquisite breathing you smile, with satisfaction of love, And I touch you again as you tick in the silence and settle in sleep. Karl Shapiro
[ Again Breathing Exquisite Love Satisfaction Settle Silence Sleep Smile Tick Touch]
In horror movies today it's lots of fast cut shot and lots of loud noises on the soundtrack. I tried to do the opposite. Playing with silence for instance. Alejandro Amenabar
[ Cut Fast Horror Instance Lots Loud Movies Noises Opposite Playing Shot Silence Soundtrack Today Tried]
Once I was condemned to three months' absolute silence. As I could not speak, I wrote a book. Nana Mouskouri
[ Absolute Book Condemned Could Months Once Silence Speak Three Wrote]
With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road. Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose, silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand. Federico Garcia Lorca
[ Breathe Come Dark Down Fear Fine Impose Leather Nocturnal Patent Road Rubber Sand Silence Souls Their Where]
Their silence is praise enough. Terence
[ Enough Praise Silence Their]
A man is known by the silence he keeps. Oliver Herford
[ Keeps Known Man Silence]
For sin is just this, what man cannot by its very nature do with his whole being; it is possible to silence the conflict in the soul, but it is not possible to uproot it. Martin Buber
[ Being Cannot Conflict His Just Man Nature Possible Silence Sin Soul Uproot Very Whole]
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ End Enemies Friends Our Remember Silence Will Words]
Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts. Margaret Lee Runbeck Friendship
[ Between Conversations Counts Friends Make Needing Never Real Say Saying Silences]
It's very important in life to know when to shut up. You should not be afraid of silence. Alex Trebek
[ Afraid Important Know Life Should Shut Silence Up Very]
Deep vengeance is the daughter of deep silence. Vittorio Alfieri
[ Daughter Deep Silence Vengeance]
Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm. Aeschylus
[ Harm Held Long Remedy Silence Since]
Where I am, I don't know, I'll never know, in the silence you don't know, you must go on, I can't go on, I'll go on. Samuel Beckett
[ Am Go Know Must Never Silence Where]
Silence is so accurate. Mark Rothko
[ Accurate Silence]
I know you are going to be embarrassed. We're all embarrassed by it, but to hide the embarrassment... silence has never protected women or helped them. We need to talk about it more with our, you know - whoever - our friends, our family. Cybill Shepherd
[ Embarrassed Embarrassment Family Friends Going Helped Hide Know More Need Never Our Protected Silence Talk Them Whoever Women]
Who tells a finer tale than any of us. Silence does. Isak Dinesen
[ Any Does Finer Silence Tale Tells Than Us]
Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom. Myrtle Reed
[ Anyone Give Reputation Reserve Silence Will Wisdom]
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness. Samuel Beckett
[ Every Nothingness Silence Stain Unnecessary Word]
Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence. George Steiner
[ Deal Language Larger Meaningfully Much Only Part Presumably Reality Rest Restricted Segment Silence Special]
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers. Khalil Gibran
[ Am Intolerant Kindness Learned Silence Strange Talkative Teachers Those Toleration Ungrateful Unkind Yet]
It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it. Francis Beaumont
[ Argument Avoid Injury More Noble Overcome Silence Than]
Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Equally Falsehood May Only Outraged Silence Truth Violated]
There are people and nations, Mother, that I would like to say to you by name. I entrust them to you in silence, I entrust them to you in the way that you know best. Pope John Paul II
[ Best Entrust Know Mother Name Nations Say Silence Them Way Would]
In silence - and in self-defense - I figured things out in my own little way. Loretta Young
[ Figured Little Out Own Self-Defense Silence Things Way]
Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing. William S. Burroughs
[ Compulsively Frightening Only Silence]
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. Ansel Adams
[ Become Content Focus Images Inadequate Photographs Shall Silence Unclear Words]
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. Leonardo da Vinci
[ Authority Much Nothing Silence Strengthens]
I got quite bored, serving in the bar. Since I was there, the customers wouldn't talk about women, and with half their subject matter denied them, it was: horses, silence; horses, silence. Bernadette Devlin
[ Bar Bored Customers Denied Got Half Horses Matter Quite Serving Silence Since Subject Talk Their Them Women]
From politics, it was an easy step to silence. Jane Austen
[ Easy Politics Silence Step]
We believe... that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts. Alfred Jarry
[ Applause Believe Counts Kind Only Silence]
Let the veil of silence fall presently over what happened afterwards. Silence, too, can speak out. Lech Walesa
[ Afterwards Fall Happened Out Over Presently Silence Speak Too Veil]
You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed? Bryan Ferry Music
[ Anywhere Get Never Noticed Nowadays Silence]
The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation. Walter Elliot
[ Conversation Crowd Desert Holiness Silence]
Love is not a fire to be shut up in a soul. Everything betrays us: voice, silence, eyes; half-covered fires burn all the brighter. Jean Racine
[ Betrays Brighter Burn Everything Eyes Fire Fires Love Shut Silence Soul Up Us Voice]
All the big powers they've silenced me. So much for free speech and choice on this fundamental human right. Jack Kevorkian
[ Big Choice Free Fundamental Human Much Powers Right Silenced Speech]
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations. Aldous Huxley
[ Certain Could Effectively Eloquent Great Greater Influenced Mentioning More Most Much Opinion Point Practical Propagandists Silence Simply Still Subjects Than Totalitarian Truth View]
Before the war is ended, the war party assumes the divine right to denounce and silence all opposition to war as unpatriotic and cowardly. Robert M. La Follette
[ Assumes Before Cowardly Denounce Divine Ended Opposition Party Right Silence Unpatriotic War]
When little is done, little is said; silence is the mother of truth. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Done Little Mother Said Silence Truth]
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence. Edith Sitwell
[ Hobbies Listening Music Personal Reading Silence]
Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace... on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety. William Drummond
[ Before Bridle Cometh Destroy Guard Lest Lips Mouth Much Own Peace Put Repentance Safety Set Silence Speaking Thine Thy Tongue Words]
After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means. Mason Cooley
[ Acceptance After Argument Continuation May Mean Means Other Resistance Silence]
What a mysterious thing madness is. I have watched patients whose lips are forever sealed in a perpetual silence. They live, breathe, eat; the human form is there, but that something, which the body can live without, but which cannot exist without the body, was missing. Nellie Bly
[ Body Breathe Cannot Eat Exist Forever Form Human Lips Live Madness Missing Mysterious Patients Perpetual Sealed Silence Something Thing Watched Which Whose Without]
Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer. Muhammad Ali
[ Answer Golden Good Silence Think]
There may be something good in silence. It's a brand new thing. You can hear the funniest little discussions, if you keep turning the volume down. Shut yourself up, and listen out loud. Wes Borland
[ Brand Discussions Down Funniest Good Hear Keep Listen Little Loud May New Out Shut Silence Something Thing Turning Up Volume Yourself]
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa
[ Able Cannot Find Flowers Found Friend God Grows How Moon Move Nature Need Noise Restlessness See Silence Souls Stars Sun Touch Trees]
To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold - brothers who know now they are truly brothers. Archibald MacLeish
[ Blue Bright Brothers Cold Earth Eternal Floats Know Loveliness Now Riders See Silence Small Together Truly Where]
When you're comfortable with someone you love, the silence is the best. And, that's how me and J. are. When we're in a room together, we don't have to say anything. It's for real. Britney Spears
[ Anything Best Comfortable How Love Real Room Say Silence Someone Together]
I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo. Samuel Beckett
[ Better Butterflies Ever Man More Shall Silences Spangled State Than Vertigo]
Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises. Margaret Sanger
[ Against Arises Church Dead Institutions Machinery Medical Past Profession Silence State Today Whole Woman]
What I am looking for... is an immobile movement, something which would be the equivalent of what is called the eloquence of silence, or what St. John of the Cross, I think it was, described with the term 'mute music'. Joan Miro
[ Am Called Cross Described Eloquence Equivalent Immobile John Looking Movement Music Mute Silence Something St Term Think Which Would]
Every now and then, when you're on stage, you hear the best sound a player can hear. It's a sound you can't get in movies or in television. It is the sound of a wonderful, deep silence that means you've hit them where they live. Shelley Winters
[ Best Deep Every Get Hear Hit Live Means Movies Now Player Silence Sound Stage Television Them Then Where Wonderful]
No man pleases by silence; many I please by speaking briefly. Ausonius
[ Briefly Man Many Please Pleases Silence Speaking]
The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be. Edgar Allan Poe
[ Everything Genius Incompleteness Prefers Saying Should Shudders Silence Something True Usually Which]
If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results. Emily Bronte
[ Always Could Efforts Known Obscurity Results Silence Their Work Would]
The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence of the parents. The new generation has to hear what the older generation refuses to tell it. Simon Wiesenthal
[ Church Denial Fail Forgiveness Generation Hear Home New Older Parents Refuses Schools Silence Tell Their Through Would]
The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds. Isaiah Berlin
[ Destroy First Free Ideas Men Minds Silence]
The power of the harasser, the abuser, the rapist depends above all on the silence of women. Ursula K. LeGuin
[ Above Depends Power Rapist Silence Women]
People are never quiet. It's go, go, go. I'm a go-getter, but you need rest and silence, just to sit around and think about things. Dana Hill
[ Around Go Just Need Never Quiet Rest Silence Sit Things Think]
The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair. Angelina Grimke
[ Act Bonds Brethren Case Denial Despair Duty Lips May Must North Our Right Seal Silence Slaves Termed Then Well White]
I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods. Georg Trakl
[ Drank God Silence Spring Woods]
True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. William Penn Health
[ Body Mind Nourishment Refreshment Rest Silence Sleep Spirit True]
I always believed that my silence on several topics will be an advantage in the long run. Aishwarya Rai
[ Advantage Always Believed Long Run Several Silence Topics Will]
A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words. Phillips Brooks
[ Another His Lives Man More Power Right Silence Than Words]
Silence is the wit of fools. Anatole France
[ Fools Silence Wit]
The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government. William O. Douglas
[ Beyond Constitution Critical Government Places Point Reach Right Silence]
I am a prince I have it all, and I hear your foot steps on the wall, I wait in silence for your call, and take a shot and watch you fall. Trey Anastasio
[ Am Call Fall Foot Hear Prince Shot Silence Steps Take Wait Wall Watch Your]
Silence is the pause in me when I am near to God. Arvo Part
[ Am God Near Pause Silence]
I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night, when everyone has retired. Zane Grey
[ Best Everyone Night Retired Silence Solitude Write]
We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Enemies Friends Our Remember Silence Will Words]
I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly. Sting
[ Big Either Listen Music Problem Properly Silence]
Speech is the small change of silence. George Meredith
[ Change Silence Small Speech]
One of the greatest sounds of them all - and to me it is a sound - is utter, complete silence. Andre Kostelanetz
[ Complete Greatest Silence Sound Sounds Them Utter]
Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism. Audre Lorde
[ Any Black Circles Condemned Destructive Imposed Literary Outside Pale Quality Racism Silences Step Supposed Total Whatever Write Writers]
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. Vincent Van Gogh Art
[ Cannot Hear Means Paint Say Silenced Then Voice Will Within]
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute. Josh Billings
[ Arguments Hardest Refute Silence]
That man's silence is wonderful to listen to. Thomas Hardy
[ Listen Man Silence Wonderful]
You haven't partied until you've partied at dawn in complete silence with Buddhist monks. Cameron Diaz
[ Buddhist Complete Dawn Haven Monks Silence Until]
Your silence gives consent. Plato
[ Consent Gives Silence Your]
And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know. William R. Benet
[ Did Know Merely Now Saying Silence]
I belong to a nation which over the past centuries has experienced many hardships and reverses. The world reacted with silence or with mere sympathy when Polish frontiers were crossed by invading armies and the sovereign state had to succumb to brutal force. Lech Walesa
[ Armies Belong Brutal Centuries Crossed Experienced Force Frontiers Had Hardships Invading Many Mere Nation Over Past Polish Reacted Reverses Silence Sovereign State Succumb Sympathy Were Which World]
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed. Charlotte Bronte
[ Broken Charms Dreams Heart Hidden Hopes Human Kept Pleasures Revealed Sealed Secret Silence Thoughts Treasures Were Whose]
The news media's silence, particularly television news, is reprehensible. If we knew as much about Darfur as we do about Michael Jackson, we might be able to stop these things from continuing. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ Able Continuing Darfur Jackson Knew Media Michael Might Much News Particularly Reprehensible Silence Stop Television These Things]
Silences have a climax, when you have got to speak. Elizabeth Bowen
[ Climax Got Silences Speak]
If I cannot understand my friend's silence, I will never get to understand his words. J. Enoch Powell
[ Cannot Friend Get His Never Silence Understand Will Words]
I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't. Audre Lorde
[ Because Been Fear More Ourselves Respect Save Silence Speak Taught Terrified Than Those Us Voice Were Women Won Would Write]
I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Elie Wiesel
[ Always Beings Encourages Endure Helps Human Humiliation Must Neutrality Never Oppressor Sides Silence Silent Suffering Swore Take Tormented Victim Whenever Wherever]
Give me a mystery - just a plain and simple one - a mystery which is diffidence and silence, a slim little bare-foot mystery: give me a mystery - just one! Yevgeny Yevtushenko
[ Diffidence Give Just Little Mystery Plain Silence Simple Slim Which]
If we don't bear witness as citizens, as people, as individuals, the right that we have had to life is sacrificed. There is a silence, instead of a speaking presence. Jane Rule
[ Bear Citizens Had Individuals Instead Life Presence Right Sacrificed Silence Speaking Witness]
And in the afternoon they entered a land - but such a land! A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses, submerged; a land of reptiles, silence, shadow, decay. George Washington Cable
[ Afternoon Darkened Decay Entered Gigantic Hung Land Mourning Reptiles Shadow Silence Submerged Such]
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content. Helen Keller
[ Content Darkness Even Everything Learn May Silence State Therein Whatever Wonders]
A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully human speech as possible. Powerlessness and silence go together. Margaret Atwood
[ Cherished Fully Gift Go Human Possible Powerlessness Should Silence Speech Together Used Utter Voice]
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men. Abraham Lincoln
[ Cowards Makes Men Protest Should Silence Sin]
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night. George Eliot
[ Breaking Coarse Effect Faces Funeral Grating Incongruity Look Never Night Same Silence Solemn Sound Voice Worldly]
Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Admission Denial Either Necessarily Silence Though]
Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small. Expressive and silenced. Deep and dead. Cherrie Moraga
[ Big Dead Deep Does Expressive Hearts Make Makes Oppression Outdoors Silenced Small Us]
He knew the lie of silence to be as evil as the lie of speech. Gilbert Parker
[ Evil Knew Lie Silence Speech]
Silence is more eloquent than words. Thomas Carlyle
[ Eloquent More Silence Than Words]
Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Foolish Silence Wise]
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Aldous Huxley Music
[ After Comes Expressing Inexpressible Music Nearest Silence Which]
You have not converted a man because you have silenced him. John Morley Politics
[ Because Converted Him Man Silenced]
There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot. John Cage
[ Always Cannot Empty Fact Hear Make May See Silence Something Space Such Thing Time Try]
The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence. Pierre Bourdieu
[ Ask Effects Ideological More Most Need Silence Successful Than Those Which Words]
He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence. William Dean Howells
[ Continual Noise Silence Sleeps]
Some persons talk simply because they think sound is more manageable than silence. Margaret Halsey
[ Because Manageable More Persons Silence Simply Some Sound Talk Than Think]
Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them. They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie. Sam Mendes
[ Actors Carry Characters Communicate Great Movie Relationships Silence Their Them Truly Without Words]
The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me. Blaise Pascal
[ Eternal Frightens Infinite Silence Spaces These]
Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart. Phyllis McGinley
[ Anything Breaks Heart Silence Sting Words]
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time. Thomas Carlyle
[ Deep Eternity Shallow Silence Speech Time]
In prayerful silence you must look into your own heart. No one can tell you better than yourself what comes between you and God. Ask yourself. Then listen! Johannes Tauler
[ Ask Better Between Comes God Heart Into Listen Look Must Own Silence Tell Than Then Your Yourself]
Now all my teachers are dead except silence. W. S. Merwin
[ Dead Except Now Silence Teachers]
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them. Charles Simic Poetry
[ Behind Equal Experience Never Orphan Poetry Quite Silence Them Words]
A story is told as much by silence as by speech. Susan Griffin
[ Much Silence Speech Story Told]
Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him? Brigham Young
[ Better Entertain Golden Him Listen May Silence Someone Than Think Way]
At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on. Robert Stone
[ Acid Also Back Between Brought Consider Difference Feelings Had Latent Lot Made Questions Reality Religious Said Silence Someone Time Turned Words]
If it's total freedom, I guess the ultimate thing you can go into is total silence between the audience and performer, with the performer projecting something he doesn't even have to play. Alice Cooper
[ Audience Between Even Freedom Go Guess Into Performer Play Projecting Silence Something Thing Total Ultimate]
Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested. Elizabeth I
[ Already Faith Secrets Silence Tell Tested Those Whose]
My hope and prayer is that the body of Christ in America will awake with holy boldness, a boldness content neither with silence nor mere words but that backs up those words with action and results. Frank R. Wolf
[ Action America Awake Backs Body Boldness Christ Content Holy Hope Mere Neither Nor Prayer Results Silence Those Up Will Words]
It's time for women to make their voices heard. Their silence on the subject of war and peace is deafening. Helen Thomas
[ Heard Make Peace Silence Subject Their Time Voices War Women]
True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat. F. H. Bradley
[ Condemns Man Ready Recall Repeat Silence True Willing Would]
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. Octavia Butler
[ Allow Art Being Destiny Friend Go Hurl Into Mastering Means Over Own Pick Pieces Prepare Silence Sometimes Their Themselves Time Timing Up]
Silence is a statement that is open to gross misinterpretation. Craig Bruce
[ Gross Open Silence Statement]
She would sit by herself in the middle of the old stoe amphitheatre, with the sky's starry vault overhead, and simply listen to the great silence around her. Michael Ende
[ Around Great Her Herself Listen Middle Old Overhead She Silence Simply Sit Sky Starry Vault Would]
I think the cinema you like has more to do with silence, and the theater you like has more to do with language. Ben Kingsley
[ Cinema Language More Silence Theater Think]
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better, Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time. Thomas Carlyle
[ Anything Better Deep Eternity Good Lies Shallow Silence Speech Time Under]
Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech. Susan Sontag
[ Form Remains Silence Speech]
The most profound statements are often said in silence. Lynn Johnston
[ Most Often Profound Said Silence Statements]
The cruelest lies are often told in silence. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Cruelest Lies Often Silence Told]
Silence may be as variously shaded as speech. Edith Wharton
[ May Silence Speech Variously]
Silence is a source of great strength. Lao Tzu
[ Great Silence Source Strength]
Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression. Mark Helprin Time
[ Commanding Expression Most Silence Well-Timed]
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers... clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun. George Catlin
[ Clap Face Fair Fathers Fire Graves Ground Hand Him His Hunting Last Look Mouth Over Sadness Seen Set Setting Silence Smooth Sun Take Turn]
When Silence of the Lambs did well commercially it was more than anything. My partner Ed Saxon and I were just so relieved that finally we had made a movie that had made some money! Jonathan Demme
[ Anything Commercially Did Ed Finally Had Just Lambs Made Money More Movie Partner Relieved Silence Some Than Well Were]
Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered. Archibald MacLeish
[ Been Censor Citadel Contrary Convinced Hold Just Moment Once Opinions Own Permit Rightness Silence Superior Suppress Surrendered Their Those]
Silence and solitude are more distracting to me than chatter and commotion. Marilu Henner
[ Chatter Distracting More Silence Solitude Than]
If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer? Steven Wright
[ Shoot Should Use]
I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence. Aeschylus
[ Know Many Misery Proper Purifying Rites Schooled Silence Speech Where]
History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Appalling Bad Clamor Good Greatest History Period Record Silence Social Tragedy Transition Will]
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. Charles de Gaulle Power
[ Power Silence Ultimate Weapon]
The silence was part of the story I wanted to tell. Joyce Maynard
[ Part Silence Story Tell Wanted]
So long as the laws remain such as they are today, employ some discretion: loud opinion forces us to do so; but in privacy and silence let us compensate ourselves for that cruel chastity we are obliged to display in public. Marquis de Sade
[ Chastity Compensate Cruel Discretion Display Employ Forces Laws Long Loud Obliged Opinion Ourselves Privacy Public Remain Silence Some Such Today Us]
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. Harvey Fierstein Life
[ Accept Allow Bullied Define Definition Into Life Made Never Silence Victim Your Yourself]
New-Year's Day arriving, and the ministers, to whom I wrote, remaining silent, I consider their silence as evidence, that they cannot prove what I said not to be from the Lord, and have therefore published as I was directed. Joanna Southcott
[ Arriving Cannot Consider Day Directed Evidence Lord Ministers Prove Published Remaining Said Silence Silent Their Therefore Whom Wrote]
There are many types of silence. There is a silence before the note, there is a silence at the end and there is a silence in the middle. Daniel Barenboim
[ Before End Many Middle Note Silence Types]
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Absolute Death Image Leads Sadness Silence]
Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history. Octavio Paz
[ Against Also Contrary Deprivation Expression Feeling History Human Language Literature Makes Meaningless Missing Nature Noise Recourse Sense Silence Something True Us]
Only silence perfects silence. A. R. Ammons
[ Only Perfects Silence]
Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
[ Beyond Body Cessation Dying Frightening Functioning Goes Know Love Moment Neither Nor Painful Patient Peaceful Silence Sit Strength Those Will Words]
A small silence came between us, as precise as a picture hanging on the wall. Jean Stafford
[ Between Came Hanging Picture Precise Silence Small Us Wall]
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music. Marcel Marceau
[ Because Combine Done Full Music Silence Strongly]
And new people come in, and it doesn't go along with their politics, and they fire me, end the column, silence a voice in Los Angeles. They can't silence it nationally, but they are able to do it there. Robert Scheer
[ Able Along Angeles Column Come End Fire Go Los Nationally New Politics Silence Their Voice]
To listen to your own silence is the key to comedy. Elayne Boosler
[ Comedy Key Listen Own Silence Your]
Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs, they become naturally only objects of sense. Mary Wollstonecraft
[ Away Become Cares Employment Feelings Little Mind Naturally Objects Only Organs Pursuits Round Seldom Sense Silence Strength Sufficient Their Vain Women]
Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence. Faith Baldwin
[ Communication Facile Greater Lack Silence Sometimes Talking Than]
The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them. Thomas Jefferson
[ Disputes Notice Religious Silence Take Them Way]
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together. Thomas Carlyle
[ Element Fashion Great Silence Themselves Things Together Which]
Ever since I came to Congress in 1992, there are those who have been trying to silence my voice. I've been told to "sit down and shut up" over and over again. Well, I won't sit down and I won't shut up until the full and unvarnished truth is placed before the American people. Cynthia McKinney
[ Again American Been Before Came Congress Down Ever Full Over Placed Shut Silence Since Sit Those Told Truth Trying Until Up Voice Well Won]
A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech. Emile M. Cioran
[ Back Brings Conversation Dearly Essentials How Invention Middle Must Pay Reveals Silence Speech Sudden Suddenly Us]
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few. Pythagoras
[ Better Deal Few Great Hazard Idle Little Many More Pearl Say Silence Silent Sooner Than Things Throw Useless Value Wither Word Words]
The Browning love story? It is an ideal, all too rare, and yet I hardly think it strange. It would have been far stranger had the fates allowed those two brilliant passionate souls to beat themselves out in silence. Marie Corelli
[ Allowed Beat Been Brilliant Browning Far Fates Had Hardly Ideal Love Out Passionate Rare Silence Souls Story Strange Stranger Themselves Think Those Too Two Would Yet]
If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall of silence and no matter what you are doing, driving a car or walking or doing housework you can still be writing, because you have that space. Joyce Carol Oates
[ Because Behind Car Doing Driving Housework Locate Matter Silence Space Still Walking Wall Writer Writing Yourself]
Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away- and leaves behind only silence. Pam Brown
[ Behind Friend How Hurts Leaves Moves Much Odd Only Silence]
Listen to the sound of silence. Paul Simon
[ Listen Silence Sound]
Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech. Plutarch
[ Any Better Proper Season Silence Speech Than Wisdom]
After The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, the audience would like to know where, when, and who arrests Hannibal Lecter for the first time. This is the story of Red Dragon. Dino De Laurentiis
[ After Arrests Audience Dragon First Hannibal Know Lambs Red Silence Story Time Where Would]
I can hear the roar of women's silence. Thomas Sankara
[ Hear Roar Silence Women]
I shall assume that your silence gives consent. Plato
[ Assume Consent Gives Shall Silence Your]
The intellectual debility of contemporary conservatism is indicated by its silence on all important matters. Christopher Lasch
[ Conservatism Contemporary Important Indicated Intellectual Matters Silence]
Silence is refreshment for the soul. Wynonna Judd
[ Refreshment Silence Soul]
Silence moves faster when it's going backward. Jean Cocteau
[ Backward Faster Going Moves Silence]
To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
[ Acceptable Even Flattering Poet Response Silence]
To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man. Marcel Marceau
[ Between Communicate Link Man Silence Thoughts Through]
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves. Maurice Maeterlinck
[ Element Fashion Great Silence Themselves Things Which]
We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. Philip Pullman
[ Books Forever Forgotten Lasts Lists Need Once Rights Shalt Silence Soon Tables Thou Time Ts Upon Wrongs]
Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility, knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence, how to live by dying. Johannes Tauler
[ Because Dying Forgetting How Humility Knowledge Learns Live Man School Silence Speak Spirit Through Wisdom]
As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this. Paul Robeson
[ Always Artist Citizen Come Peace Silence Sing Speak Will]
I think so, Silence of the Lambs was a great, suspenseful thriller and I would expect Red Dragon to be similar. And I think it's very character driven. Emily Watson
[ Character Dragon Driven Expect Great Lambs Red Silence Similar Suspenseful Think Thriller Very Would]
I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence. Thomas Hood
[ Autumn Listening Misty Morn Old Saw Silence Stand]
To silence criticism is to silence freedom. Sidney Hook
[ Criticism Freedom Silence]
Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier, doing what the corporate networks refuse to do. Amy Goodman
[ Barrier Break Corporate Doing Go Independent Media Networks Refuse Silence Sound Where]
Everything is Song. Everything is Silence. Since it all turns out to be illusion, perfectly being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, you are free to die laughing. James Broughton
[ Bad Being Die Everything Free Good Having Illusion Laughing Nothing Out Perfectly Silence Since Song Turns]
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence. George Eliot
[ Beat Die Grass Grow Had Hearing Heart Human Keen Life Ordinary Other Roar Should Side Silence Squirrel Vision Which Would]
CAIR officials or former officials have been arrested on charges related to terrorism yet all it offers is silence and stonewalling in discussing what are its real motives. Paul Weyrich
[ Arrested Been Charges Discussing Former Motives Offers Officials Real Related Silence Terrorism Yet]
The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance. Karl A. Menninger
[ Anger Biased Contradicted Desire Drowned Extinguished Fear Hate Ignorance Ignored Intelligence Most Out Roar Shame Silenced Voice]
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
[ Blessings Coincidences Events Everything Get Given Know Learn Life Mistakes Purpose Silence Touch Us Within Yourself]
And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness. T. S. Eliot
[ After Being Books Distracted Dodging Elevation Emptiness Every His Innumerable Own Seeking Silence Too Vain Write]
I continued to protect him with my silence. Joyce Maynard
[ Continued Him Protect Silence]
The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your friend says nothing, and avoids your eye. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Avoids Correction Eye Friend Kills Know Nothing Says Silence Your]
It now becomes clear why the Bush Administration has been vigorously opposing congressional hearings. The Bush Administration has been engaged in a conspiracy of silence. Cynthia McKinney
[ Administration Becomes Been Bush Clear Congressional Conspiracy Engaged Hearings Now Opposing Silence Vigorously Why]
Silence is the mother of truth. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Mother Silence Truth]
In silence and movement you can show the reflection of people. Marcel Marceau
[ Movement Reflection Show Silence]
It's kind of like Silence of the lambs meets Boogey Nights. Brittany Daniel
[ Kind Lambs Meets Nights Silence]
I refuse to be silenced. Al Goldstein
[ Refuse Silenced]
When friends and lovers die and your world gets quieter; that's when the silence comes closer; that's when next isn't the least bit theoretical or abstract. Bruce Jackson
[ Abstract Bit Closer Comes Die Friends Gets Least Lovers Next Quieter Silence Theoretical World Your]
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Arts Conversation Great Silence]
In some causes silence is dangerous. Saint Ambrose
[ Causes Dangerous Silence Some]
We should read music in the same way that an educated adult will read a book: in silence, but imagining the sound. Zoltan Kodaly
[ Adult Book Educated Imagining Music Read Same Should Silence Sound Way Will]
The most boring thing in the world? Silence. Justin Timberlake
[ Boring Most Silence Thing World]
Silence is the sure sign that you're on your way out in Hollywood. Budd Schulberg
[ Hollywood Out Sign Silence Sure Way Your]
African women in general need to know that it's OK for them to be the way they are - to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence. Wangari Maathai
[ African Fear General Know Liberated Need Ok See Silence Strength Them Way Women]
Your silence will not protect you. Audre Lorde
[ Protect Silence Will Your]
Nothing matters but the writing. There has been nothing else worthwhile... a stain upon the silence. Samuel Beckett
[ Been Else Matters Nothing Silence Stain Upon Worthwhile Writing]
I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech, adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices. What role does silence have in all this noise? Federico Fellini
[ Adding Betrayed Chaos Confusion Democratic Does Meaning Noise Role Silence Speech Television Think Visual Voices]
Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. Martin Farquhar Tupper
[ Eloquence Hath More Silence Speech Than Well-Timed]
A moment of silence is not inherently religious. Sandra Day O'Connor
[ Inherently Moment Religious Silence]
If there's a silence in a room I'll try to fill it as soon as humanly possible. Matthew Perry
[ Fill Humanly Possible Room Silence Soon Try]
If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer? Steven Wright
[ Going Mime Shoot Use Were Would]
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence. Dorothy Dix
[ Always Confession Grave Keeps Own Punishment Secrets Silence Soul Takes Weakness]
Today, our actions must be motivated only by our intense desire to achieve a just and lasting peace. The compassion and charity of the American people should be reflected in this legislation, though sadly, they are silenced. Nick Rahall
[ Achieve Actions American Charity Compassion Desire Intense Just Lasting Legislation Motivated Must Only Our Peace Reflected Sadly Should Silenced Though Today]
Silence, exile, cunning and so on... it's my nature to keep quiet about most things. Even the ideas in my work. Don DeLillo
[ Cunning Even Exile Ideas Keep Most Nature Quiet Silence Things Work]
Poetic knowledge is born in the great silence of scientific knowledge. Aime Cesaire
[ Born Great Knowledge Poetic Scientific Silence]
No one nor anything can silence me. Dmitri Mendeleev
[ Anything Nor Silence]
With the exception of the New York Times, Fox news, and Lou Dobbs of CNN, and talk radio, the rest of the mainstream media has basically been silenced like a bunch of dumb monkeys. Curt Weldon
[ Basically Been Bunch Cnn Dumb Exception Fox Lou Mainstream Media Monkeys New News Radio Rest Silenced Talk Times York]
Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue. Charles Simmons
[ Argument Bigotry Days Endeavors Fire Intolerance Modern Old Persecution Silence Silenced Sword Tongue]
Music is the silence between the notes. Claude Debussy
[ Between Music Notes Silence]
Silence is sometimes the severest criticism. Charles Buxton
[ Criticism Severest Silence Sometimes]
Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy. Arthur Helps
[ Amid Born Deep Hearts Joy Silence Strength]
The better the information it has, the better democracy works. Silence and secrecy are never good for it. Kate Adie
[ Better Democracy Good Information Never Secrecy Silence Works]
Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval. Marshall McLuhan
[ Darkness Interval Silence Sound Space]
Everything in life is speaking in spite of it's apparent silence. Hazrat Inayat Khan
[ Apparent Everything Life Silence Speaking Spite]
Silences between movements are employed only in order to bring the opposing duo to the fore. Elliott Carter
[ Between Bring Duo Employed Fore Movements Only Opposing Order Silences]
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint. Marianne Moore
[ Always Deepest Feeling Itself Restraint Shows Silence]
Silence is an ornament for women. Sophocles
[ Ornament Silence Women]
The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and tenements halls and whispered in the sounds of silence. Paul Simon
[ Halls Prophets Silence Sounds Subway Tenements Walls Whispered Words Written]
Lying is done with words and also with silence. Adrienne Rich
[ Also Done Lying Silence Words]
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing. John Tillotson
[ Costs Easy Good Ill Nothing Obligation Only Our Requires Silence Speak Us Which Word]
Silence is the unbearable repartee. Alexander Theroux
[ Repartee Silence Unbearable]
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness. Anthony de Mello
[ Awareness Compassion Destroy Fearlessness Human Learning Politics Principle Progress Race Religion Silence These Things Wealth Will Without Work Worship]
I love silence. Brenda Blethyn
[ Love Silence]
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. Alice Walker
[ Demands Denies Friend Grow Person Right Silence Your]
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. Francis Bacon
[ Nourishes Silence Sleep Wisdom]
When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze. Thomas Carlyle
[ Acorns Breeze Echoes Fall Forest Hundred Oak Silence Sown Unnoticed Whole]
Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously. Lance Morrow
[ Babble Disconcerting Forget Goes Induce Last Massively May Never Opponent Pause Power Silence Which]
Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about. Saskya Pandita
[ Avoiding Birds Cage Cause Danger Fly Freely Means Misfortune Much Other Parrot Shut Silence Speech Talkative Talking Up Without]
Don't you know that silence supports the accuser's charge? Sophocles
[ Accuser Charge Know Silence Supports]
It is tact that is golden, not silence. Samuel Butler
[ Golden Silence Tact]
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts. Thomas Carlyle
[ Also Arts Both Brutish Dead Divine Human Learn Must Silence Speech Therefore Yet]
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation. Jean Arp Technology
[ After Back Contemplation Day Devices Distract Essence His Humanity Increase Into Invents Legend Life Machines Man Meditation Noise Passed Silence Soon Turned Will]
Indeed if we Christians so tell our story that Judaism is silenced, then we have not spoken rightly of Christ. Timothy Radcliffe
[ Christ Christians Indeed Judaism Our Rightly Silenced Spoken Story Tell Then]
In the beginning, there was silence. And out of the silence came the sound. The sound is not here. Daniel Barenboim
[ Beginning Came Here Out Silence Sound]
Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly. Epictetus
[ Briefly Keep Most Must Only Part Silence Speak Then]
Jack Benny was, without a doubt, the bravest comedian I have ever seen work. He wasn't afraid of silence. He would take as long as it took to tell the story. Bob Newhart
[ Afraid Benny Bravest Comedian Doubt Ever Jack Long Seen Silence Story Take Tell Took Without Work Would]
Silence and tact may or may not be the same thing. Samuel Butler
[ May Same Silence Tact Thing]
There is no way to ease the burden. The voyage leads on from harm to harm, A land of others and of silence. Donald Justice
[ Burden Ease Harm Land Leads Others Silence Voyage Way]
Silence is a true friend who never betrays. Confucius
[ Betrays Friend Never Silence True]
In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people. Judy Garland
[ Applause Few Just Love Man Night Often Rather Silence Than Thousands Wished Words]
Silence is best. John Hewson
[ Best Silence]
The Man Without a Country, was an orator no one could silence and no one could answer. Thomas Starr King
[ Answer Could Country Man Orator Silence Without]
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Actions Appalling Bad Generation Good Merely Repent Silence Will Words]
Silence is true wisdom's best reply. Euripides
[ Best Reply Silence True Wisdom]
Strong efforts may be made to deny the place, to silence the authentic, but the spirit of things will break through that silence. John Haynes
[ Authentic Break Deny Efforts Made May Place Silence Spirit Strong Things Through Will]
Great souls suffer in silence. Friedrich Schiller
[ Great Silence Souls Suffer]
Silence is safer than speech. Epictetus
[ Safer Silence Speech Than]
I was silent as a child, and silenced as a young woman; I am taking my lumps and bumps for being a big mouth, now, but usually from those whose opinion I don't respect. Sandra Cisneros
[ Am Being Big Bumps Child Lumps Mouth Now Opinion Respect Silenced Silent Taking Those Usually Whose Woman Young]
Silence is not only golden, it is seldom misquoted. Bob Monkhouse
[ Golden Misquoted Only Seldom Silence]
When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor. Alice Hamilton
[ American Feminine Friends Gained Here Impression Magazines Medical Poor Sentimentality Silence Socialism Strange Subject Tainted Talked Textbooks]
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words. Elbert Hubbard
[ Does Probably Silence Understand Will Words Your]
The world is never quiet, even its silence eternally resounds with the same notes, in vibrations which escape our ears. As for those that we perceive, they carry sounds to us, occasionally a chord, never a melody. Albert Camus
[ Carry Chord Ears Escape Eternally Even Melody Never Notes Occasionally Our Perceive Quiet Same Silence Sounds Those Us Vibrations Which World]
I've had every advantage in the world, despite the 18 years of silence which were nobody's fault but mine. Gordon Getty
[ Advantage Despite Every Fault Had Mine Nobody Silence Were Which World Years]
For that reason you can't write with music playing, and anyone who says he can is either writing badly, or not listening to the music, or lying. You need to hear what you're writing, and for that you need silence. Philip Pullman
[ Anyone Badly Either Hear Listening Lying Music Need Playing Reason Says Silence Write Writing]
Speech and silence. We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth. Emile M. Cioran
[ Cannot Feel His Madman Mouth Open Safer Silence Speech Talks Than]
And Silence of the Lambs is a really smart book. Jonathan Franzen
[ Book Lambs Really Silence Smart]
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art. Khalil Gibran
[ Affection Art Chattering Hands Ignorance Imagine Knowledge Silence Those Wash]
Nature's music is never over; her silences are pauses, not conclusions. Mary Webb
[ Conclusions Her Music Nature Never Over Pauses Silences]
Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed. Pindar
[ Better Every Face Heed Man Often Showing Silence Thing Truth Wisest]