Quotations About / On: SILENCE

  • 1.
    A Buddhist Monk Poet is in the no less silence, by the noble silence, of the noble silence and to the noble silence..
    (The room of four silent leaves)
  • 2.
    The most undisturbing SOUND since then is the sound of SILENCE, but if the SILENCE OF MIND interact in times you think important things, then the SILENCE is DISTURBING.
    (Jim Cuyam)
  • 3.

    "Silence is not always tact and it is tact that is golden, not silence."
  • 4.
    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).)
  • 5.
    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.")
  • 6.
    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)
  • 7.
    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.)
  • 8.
    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).)
  • 9.
    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).)
  • 10.
    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.
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