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.
    It is in the sacred realm of ethereal silences where secrets are revealed.
    (John Lars Zwerenz)
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  • 8.
    As mums outlast lilies, silence outlasts speech.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 9.
    Words are sharp but silence can be sharper.
    (Love)
    More quotations from: Slim Jay
  • 10.
    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
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