Quotations About / On: SILENCE
'True patience takes plenitude of silence'.
Our minds always move the quill in the silence of our thoughts.
the shadow of silence is emptiness
(It is important to keep silent at times but don't embrace the emptiness that follows long spells of silence)
It is in the sacred realm of ethereal silences where secrets are revealed.
(John Lars Zwerenz)
As mums outlast lilies, silence outlasts speech.
Words are sharp but silence can be sharper.
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.)
If you don't understand my words, You will never understand my silence.
(Musa C. Ndhlovu)
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
(Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Cratylus, 435 B....)
In love, we worry more about the meaning of silences than the meaning of words.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).)