Silence Quotes and Sayings
Silence is a fence around wisdom
– German Proverb
Silence is the best answer for a fool.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
– Will Rogers
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
– William Penn
When there is noise and crowds, there is trouble; when everything is silent and perfect, there is just perfection and nothing to fill the air.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Silence is a source of great strength.
– Lao Tzu
Silence is a sword of words.
Silence is golden.
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.
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
– Henry David Thoreau
Silence is not only the absence of sound, but also the stillness of mind.
Keep your mouth closed until your mind is in gear.
When something important is going on, silence is a lie.
– A. M. Rosenthal
Silence is the genius of fools and one of the virtues of the wise.
– Bernard de Bonnard
Silence is the best answer not violence.
Silence is a secret weapon that few can master because the noise of the world is more appealing.
Some of the cruelest lies are told in silence.
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
– Abraham Lincoln
Silence implies consent.
Be silent, or speak something worth hearing.