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Wise Quotes About Silence

Notable Quotations On Silence (17 Quotes)

silence quotes1. He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
- Elbert Hubbard

2. Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
- Mandy Hale 

3. Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
- Euripides 

4. Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply.
- Ali Thalib 

5. The quieter you become, the more you can hear.
- Ram Dass 

6. Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation. 
- Rumi

7. Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer 

8. Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.
- Lao Tzu

9. Silence is a text easy to misread.
- A. Attanasio 

10. Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
- Martin F. Tupper 

11. Silence is the virtue of fools.
- Francis Bacon

12. True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
- William Penn 

13. He who does not know how to be silent will not know how to speak.
- Ausonius 

14. Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute. 
- Josh Billings 

15. Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.
- Phyllis McGinley

16. Whenever anything disagreeable or displeasing happens to you, remember Christ crucified and be silent.
- St. John

17. The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
- Mark Twain

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