Silence Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Be silent, or speak something worth hearing.
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence.
- Marianne Moore
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart.
Silence is the genius of fools and one of the virtues of the wise.
- Bernard de Bonnard
Keep your mouth closed until your mind is in gear.
What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears as easily as we do our eyes.
Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.
- Muhammad Ali
Silence is also speech.
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
- William Penn
It’s better to keep one’s mouth shut and be thought a fool rather than open it and resolve all doubt.
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
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln
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.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
- Josh Billings
Men of few words are the best men.
- William Shakespeare
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
There are grammatical errors even in his silence.
- Stanislaw J. Lec
Their silence is sufficient praise.
Silence can hurt more than any word.
Silence doesn’t always mean “Yes”. Sometimes it means, “I’m tired of explaining to people who don’t even care to understand.”
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
My silence is my answer.