silence quotes

“Silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.” Rumi. We collected some of the best quotes about silence, being silent and breaking the silence. Which one is your favorite?


Silence quotes - In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Share

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”

Silence quotes - To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men. Share

“To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men. ”

“Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.”

“Your silence gives consent.”

“I shall assume that your silence gives consent.”

“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.”

“In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.”

“Silence is argument carried out by other means.”

“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.”

“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”

Silence quotes - The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them. Share

“The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them.”

“Silence is true wisdom's best reply. ”

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

“Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations. ”

“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.”

“Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.”

“Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.”

“Don't you know that silence supports the accuser's charge? ”

“Silence is an ornament for women.”

“And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness. ”

“The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.”

“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.”

“Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.”

“The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.”

“There are people and nations, Mother, that I would like to say to you by name. I entrust them to you in silence, I entrust them to you in the way that you know best.”

“Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.”

“Silence is the virtue of fools.”

“In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.”

“If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”

“The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.”