Quotations About / On: SILENCE

  • 1.
    Speech is better than silence; silence is better than speech.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Nominalist and Realist," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
    More quotations from: Ralph Waldo Emerson, silence
  • 2.
    Life became a pregnant silence, but it was understood that the silence was to lead nowhere.
    (John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "The System.")
    More quotations from: John Ashbery, silence, life
  • 3.
    Silence is full of noise but for those who can hear; and noise is a silence but for those who can bear.
    (for mu students)
    More quotations from: Prof Niamat Ali Murtazai
  • 4.
    My silence doesn't always mean I don't care. As a matter of fact, my silence usually means I care enough to listen.
    (When I was ask why I'm silent most of the times.)
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 5.
    Silence alone is respectable and respected. I believe God to be silence.
    (Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), U.S. historian. Letter, January 27, 1905, to Margaret Chanler. Letters, Vol. 2, p. 445, ed. Worthington Chauncy Ford, Houghton Mifflin (1938).)
  • 6.
    Le silence éternel de ces espaces infinis m'effraie. The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
    (Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), French scientist, mathematician. Pensées, iii. 206, ed. L. Brunschvieg, 5th edition (1909).)
    More quotations from: Blaise Pascal, silence
  • 7.
    In between two actions there is always a silence. The mind automatically fills up the gap with thoughts. In fact we are afraid of silence not knowing the truth of it and that is why mind takes over the charge and rules us. It could have been a great experience if we would have accepted that silence and be in it, because in it is peace, bliss and energy; the whole truth of existence.
    (Silence)
    More quotations from: Ramakrushna Sahu
  • 8.
    In between two actions there is always a silence. The mind automatically fills up the gap with thoughts. In fact we are afraid of silence not knowing the truth of it and that is why mind takes over the charge and rules us. It could have been a great experience if we would have accepted that silence and be in it, because in it is peace, bliss and energy; the whole truth of existence.
    (Silence)
    More quotations from: Ramakrushna Sahu
  • 9.
    The poetry that I create is a joyful noise that comes out of a slumberous silence.
    (As I was listening to 'Ex Nihilo' by Andy Mineo.)
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 10.
    If you don't understand my words, You will never understand my silence.
    (Musa C. Ndhlovu)
    More quotations from: Musa Ndhlovu
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