Quotes tagged with silence (298 quotes found)

Rumi
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
love  soul  friendship  peace  silence  zen  # 679
Nicholas Sparks
We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old are able to sit next to one another and not say anything and still feel content. The young, brash and impatient, must always break the silence. It is a waste, for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. This is the great paradox.
perception  silence  # 1923
Nadezhda Mandelstam
I decided it is better to scream. Silence is the real crime against humanity.
silence  voice  # 1948
Chaim Potok
I've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.
silence  # 2137
Sarah Dessen
Silence is so freaking
Audre Lorde
Your silence will not protect you.
silence  protection  speech  # 2344
Will Rogers
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
advice  funny  silence  reticence  # 2778
Ansel Adams
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
Focus  words  silence  # 5084
Kate Adie
The better the information it has, the better democracy works. Silence and secrecy are never good for it.
good  democracy  silence  # 5998
Adele
My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.
Days  Kid  silence  # 6095
Aeschylus
Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm.
Since  silence  Held  # 6899
Aeschylus
I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence.
silence  speech  misery  # 6914
Cecelia Ahern
Decide where and when you want to write. I like space, and silence is an inspiration to me.
silence  space  Decide  # 7398
Vittorio Alfieri
Deep vengeance is the daughter of deep silence.
deep  silence  Daughter  # 9560
Muhammad Ali
Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.
good  silence  Answer  # 9736
Saint Ambrose
In some causes silence is dangerous.
silence  dangerous  Causes  # 11942