Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 54

Only silence perfects silence.

- A. R. Ammons

Words Also

Lying is done with words and also with silence.

- Adrienne Rich


Silence is the unbearable repartee.

- Alexander Theroux

Wit Fools

Silence is the wit of fools.

- Anatole France

I Am Me

Silence is the pause in me when I am near to God.

- Arvo Part


Silence is sometimes the severest criticism.

- Charles Buxton

Wise Foolish

Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Need I Write

I need complete silence when I write.

- Chris Bohjalian

Music Notes

Music is the silence between the notes.

- Claude Debussy

Statement Gross

Silence is a statement that is open to gross misinterpretation.

- Craig Bruce


Silence is best.

- John Hewson

Book Lambs

And Silence of the Lambs is a really smart book.

- Jonathan Franzen

Him Protect

I continued to protect him with my silence.

- Joyce Maynard

Will Your

Your silence will not protect you.

- Audre Lorde

Mother Truth

Silence is the mother of truth.

- Benjamin Disraeli

Idle Must

As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.

- Benjamin Franklin


Silence is my dignity.

- Hansika Motwani

Most Powerful Most

Silence is the most powerful state.

- Harry Dean Stanton

Spite Speaking

Everything in life is speaking in spite of it's apparent silence.

- Hazrat Inayat Khan

Love I Love

I love silence.

- Brenda Blethyn

Two Sound

In radio, you have two tools. Sound and silence.

- Ira Glass

Peace Like

I like peace and solitude and silence.

- Carla Bruni

Bit Frightened

I'm not frightened of a bit of silence.

- Catherine Tate

Me Nor

No one nor anything can silence me.

- Dmitri Mendeleev

Deception Degree

There's a degree of deception in silence.

- Don Lemon

Small Came

A small silence came between us, as precise as a picture hanging on the wall.

- Jean Stafford

Speech May

Silence may be as variously shaded as speech.

- Edith Wharton

Lose Like

I like silence; I'm a gregarious loner and without the solitude, I lose my gregariousness.

- Karen Armstrong

Best True

Silence is true wisdom's best reply.

- Euripides

Only Aspire

I aspire only to silence.

- Felix Feneon

Sleep Nourishes

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

- Francis Bacon

Strength Source

Silence is a source of great strength.

- Lao Tzu

Suffer Souls

Great souls suffer in silence.

- Friedrich Schiller

Enough Praise

Their silence is praise enough.

- Terence

Man Wonderful

That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.

- Thomas Hardy

Like Unnecessary

Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.

- Samuel Beckett

Hear Roar

I can hear the roar of women's silence.

- Thomas Sankara

Conversation Also

Silence is also conversation.

- Ramana Maharshi

Reflection Show

In silence and movement you can show the reflection of people.

- Marcel Marceau

Music Strongly

Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.

- Marcel Marceau

Great Arts

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.

- Marcus Tullius Cicero


Silence is so accurate.

- Mark Rothko

Freedom Criticism

To silence criticism is to silence freedom.

- Sidney Hook

Man Known

A man is known by the silence he keeps.

- Oliver Herford

Like Sounds

I like the muted sounds, the shroud of grey, and the silence that comes with fog.

- Om Malik

Deep Vengeance

Deep vengeance is the daughter of deep silence.

- Vittorio Alfieri

Born Concentration

Out of silence is born concentration, and from that comes learning.

- Stephen Hough

Desert Crowd

The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation.

- Walter Elliot

Speech Much

A story is told as much by silence as by speech.

- Susan Griffin

Noise Sleeps

He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.

- William Dean Howells

Listen Sound

Listen to the sound of silence.

- Paul Simon

Know Now

And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know.

- William Rose Benet

Communication Only

Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.

- William S. Burroughs

Soul Refreshment

Silence is refreshment for the soul.

- Wynonna Judd