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  Quotes of Silence [55]


  1. Oppression can only survive through silence. - Carmen de Monteflores
  2. One of the greatest sounds of them all - and to me it is a sound - is utter, complete silence. - Andre Kostelanetz
  3. Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  4. There are wonderful moments, those rare moments when there is silence, a tangible silence out there, a silence deeper than silence. - Derek Jacobi
  5. Learn silence. With the quiet serenity of a meditative mind, listen, absorb, transcribe, and transform. - Pythagoras
  6. Let thy speech be better than silence, or be silent. - Dionysius of Halicarnassus
  7. Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn. - George Bernard Shaw
  8. Modern man has lost the option of silence. - William S. Burroughs
  9. The most profound statements are often said in silence. - Lynn Johnston
  10. In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. - Mahatma Gandhi
  11. He who knows does not speak. He who speaks does not know. - Lao-Tzu
  12. A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing. - John Tillotson
  13. Whoever wishes to devote himself to painting should begin by cutting out his tongue. - Henri Matisse
  14. The author should shut his mouth when his work begins to speak. - Friedrich Nietzsche
  15. Remember, a closed mouth gathers no foot. - Frank Tyger
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