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69 Silence Quotes

Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart.

Leroy Brownlow Quotes

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Silence is the most powerful scream.

Proverb Quotes

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Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.

Marcel Marceau Quotes

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But silence never shows itself to so great an advantage, as when it is made the reply to calumny and defamation, provided that we give no just occasion for them.

Joseph Addison Quotes , Source: in the "Tatler", no. 133

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Three things are ever silent--Thought, Destiny, and the Grave.

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton Quotes , Source: Harold (bk. X, ch. II)

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Under all speech that is good for anything three lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Essays--Memoir of the Life of Scott

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Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the daylight of Life, which they are thenceforth to rule.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Sartor Resartus (bk. III, ch. III)

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The ideal man is his own best friend and takes delight in privacy.

Aristotle Quotes

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Silence gives consent.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

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Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.

Charles de Gaulle Quotes

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The silent influence of books, is a mighty power in the world; and there is a joy in reading them known only to those who read them with desire and enthusiasm. Silent, passive, and noiseless though they be, they yet set in action countless multitudes, and change the order of nations.

Henry Giles Quotes

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Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence. The great Sufi poet Rumi wrote, "Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being.

Deepak Chopra Quotes

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Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.

Margaret Lee Runbeck Quotes

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Speech is great; but silence is greater.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Essays--Characteristics of Shakespeare

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The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

Robert L. Stevenson Quotes

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He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows, nor judge all he sees.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it.

Austin O'Malley Quotes

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Silence is a source of great strength.

Lao Tzu Quotes

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Silence gives consent. [Lat., Qui tacet, consentire videtur.]

Pope Boniface VIII Quotes , Source: Decretals (bk. V, 12, 43), taken from the Canon Law

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Silence is a friend who will never betray.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes , Source: The Wanderings of Cain

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Take heede of still waters, the quick passe away. [Take heed of still waters, they quick pass away.]

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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He had occasional flashes of silence that made his conversation perfectly delightful.

Sydney Smith Quotes

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A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird?

Edward H. Richards Quotes

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Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.

Gloria Naylor Quotes

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Deep vengeance is the daughter of deep silence. [It., Alta vendetta D'alto silenzio e figlia.]

Vittorio Alfieri Quotes , Source: La Congiura de' Pazzi (I, 1)

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