If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.
Silence is the perfect expression of scorn.
George Bernard Shaw
I shall assume that your silence gives consent
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Silence is better than unmeaning words.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead therefore we must learn both arts.
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much
...from politics, it was an easy step to silence.
The man who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
There are grammatical errors even in his silence.
Stanislaw Lec, Unkempt Thoughts
From politics it was an easy step to silence.
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing.
I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
It just took some people a little longer than others to realize how few words they needed to get by, how much of life they could negotiate in silence.
Everything in life is speaking in spite of it's apparent silence.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
Copyrighted © 2018 — Quotation.io. All rights reserved.
Forged with by Overfeat