Silence Quotes

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"Not to ask is not be denied." John Dryden
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"Still waters run deep." English Proverb
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Mark Twain

"If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much." Mark Twain
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"It takes more time and effort and delicacy to learn the silence of a people than to learn its sounds. Some people have a special gift for this. Perhaps this explains why some missionaries, notwithstanding their efforts, never come to speak properly, to communicate delicately through silences. Although they ''speak with the accent of natives'' they remain forever thousands of miles away. The learning of the grammar of silence is an art much more difficult to learn than the grammar of sounds." Ivan Illich
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"I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right." Cato Elder
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"Our silence in the face of the horrific abuses that are taking place on a daily basis in fact are causing people throughout the Middle East to ask serious questions about America and about its commitment to its values." James Zogby
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Brigham Young

"Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?" Brigham Young
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Mother Teresa

"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." Mother Teresa
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 Confucius

"Silence is a friend who will never betray" Confucius
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"It was absolute silence in that room. Everybody was blown away by his message." Mark MacDonald
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George Bernard Shaw

"Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn." George Bernard Shaw
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Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Silence is one of the great arts of conversation." Marcus Tullius Cicero
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"We had been told there would be no questions. Somebody had to break the silence." Jim Bruce
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Johann Gottfried

"Touch not the flute when drums are sounding around; when fools have the word, the wise will be silent." Johann Gottfried
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"Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech." Martin Tupper
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"A small silence came between us, as precise as a picture hanging on the wall." Jean Stafford
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"You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed?" Bryan Ferry
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"We think it is definitely the Rustavi-2 station and its political programmes which they wanted to silence by eliminating one of its best known faces." Robert Menard
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"Silence is so accurate." Mark Rothko
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"The king will try to silence the opposition, to try and tighten the knot around us but we will continue to make things very difficult for the state." Mario Masuku
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"There would be a moment of silence when she was clearly thinking about what was being said and then she would challenge it, asking, 'But what specifically in those opinions strongly suggests that this is someone who ascribes to judicial restraint?" Leonard Leo
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