Silence Quotes and Sayings

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

More men are sorry for speaking, than keeping silence.

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

Submitted by: Dejan Stojanovic

Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu

Silence is a sword of words.

Submitted by: vn

In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
Henry David Thoreau

Keep your mouth closed until your mind is in gear.

Silence is golden.

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

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.

Submitted by: loulou

Silence is the best answer not violence.

Submitted by: 1ted

Silence is not only the absence of sound, but also the stillness of mind.

Submitted by: hemant

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