Silence Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence.
- Marianne Moore
Silence is not only the absence of sound, but also the stillness of mind.
A wise old owl sat in the oak.
The more he heard, the less he spoke.
The less he spoke, the more he heard.
Why can’t we all be like that bird?
Spoken to me by my father.
What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily as we do our eyes.
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
- William Penn
Silence is also speech.
It’s better to keep one’s mouth shut and be thought a fool rather than open it and resolve all doubt.
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
- Leonardo da Vinci
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln
Men of few words are the best men.
- William Shakespeare
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
- Henry David Thoreau
Silence is so freaking loud
- Sarah Dessen
He who does not know how to be silent will not know how to speak.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
- Josh Billings
The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.
- Arabian Proverb
Their silence is sufficient praise.
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
There are grammatical errors even in his silence.
- Stanislaw J. Lec
Silence is a smart way of saying shut up.
The innocent is the person who explains nothing.
- Albert Camus
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Silence is golden.
Silence is the language of the wise.
When something important is going on, silence is a lie.
- A. M. Rosenthal