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571 Beautiful Quotes On The Power Of Silence And Quiet

1. “I held him close and said nothing, all the while telling him silently that he was loved. Oh, but he was loved.”


2. “Silence doesn’t mean yes…it can mean I’m tired of explaining to people who refuse to understand.”


3. “Not words nor laughter but rather someone who will fall in love with your silence.” – Sanober Khan


4. “If the mind falls asleep, awaken it. Then if it starts wandering, make it quiet. If you reach the state where there is neither sleep nor movement of mind, stay still in that, the natural state.” –Ramana Maharshi


5. True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit. What sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” – William Penn


6. “Learn silence. With the quiet serenity of a meditative mind, listen, absorb, transcribe, and transform.” –Pythagoras


7. The most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence. – Simon Van Booy


8. “Space and silence are two aspects of the same thing. The same no-thing. They are externalization of inner space and inner silence, which is stillness: the infinitely creative womb of all existence.”


9. “No response is a response. And it’s a powerful one.”


10. Your inability to break a habit causes a pinch and when you are deeply pained by something, the pain will rid you of that habit.”


11. “I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams...”


12. “It is beautiful to talk about beautiful things and even more beautiful to silently gaze at them.”


13. Silence helps encourage mindfulness.


14. I think there are many things that we can do today to make it a better work environment that is more supportive and encouraging of diversity.” Aileen Lee


15. “Your very silence shows you agree.” – Euripides


16. “Time to nut up or shut up!”


17. “Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most.” – Bob Dylan


18. Silence is the mother of truth.” – Disraeli


19. We need silence to be able to touch souls.”


20. “I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company.” – Henry Miller


21. “If I could, I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.” –Emily Bronte


22. “In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.”


23. “You throw thorns, falling in my silence they become flowers.” – Buddha


24. “As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.” –Benjamin Franklin


25. “Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrusts himself.” ― François De La Rochefoucauld


26. “There's really no such thing as the 'voiceless'. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.”


27. “I discovered that I felt at home and alive in the silence, which compelled me to enter my interior world and around there.”


28. “Since long I’ve held silence a remedy for harm.” – Aeschylus


29. “Music is pleasing not only because of the sound but because of the silence that is in it: without the alternation of sound and silence there would be no rhythm.” – Thomas Merton


30. “We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.”


31. Dubai is calling me, and I must go.” Anonymous


32. “I decided it is better to scream. Silence is the real crime against humanity.”


33. “The world’s continual breathing is what we hear and call silence.” –Clarice Lispector


34. All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.” — Blaise Pascal


35. “Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


36. “Silence is so important when you’re working, You must have periods where you don’t hear anything, just to reflect on you’ve already done. Otherwise you traumatize your relationship with the piece that you’re working on.” ― Lisa Gerrard


37. “The world was so silent. There was a barrier between me and the world, and I thought for a moment that the world had never wanted me and now it was taking the opportunity to get rid of me.”


38. Silence calms my soul.” Anonymous


39. “How much better is silence; the coffee cup, the table. How much better to sit by myself like the solitary sea-bird that opens its wings on the stake. Let me sit here for ever with bare things, this coffee cup, this knife, this fork, things in themselves, myself being myself.” – Virginia Woolf


40. You can leave Dubai, but it will never leave you.” Anonymous


41. “But the peach...ah, yes...the peach was a soft, stealthy traveler, making no noise as it floated along. And several times during that long silent night ride high up over the middle of the ocean in the moonlight, James and his friends saw things that no one had ever seen before.”


42. In all the creative work that I have done, what has come first is a problem, a puzzle involving discomfort.” Bertrand Russell


43. “The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” –Albert Einstein


44. “Silence calms my soul.”


45. Money can’t buy happiness? Habibi come to Dubai.” Anonymous


46. Noise creates illusions. Silence brings truth.” — Maxime Lagacé


47. “Silence brings truth to what is happening in your life. Just give it a bit of time.”


48. “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”


49. “You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind.”


50. “In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.” – Henry David Thoreau


51. The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.” Proverb


52. “I prefer not to elaborate on the various stages of our dealings over the next few days – disbelief, anger, recrimination, the raking up of old sores, bitter silence and so on – but I can say that they gave lasting strength to our relationship, like a thick scar is stronger than the skin around it.” ― John Mole


53. “All of them stood in silence for a moment and looked at HELP ELEANOR COME HOME ELEANOR written in shaky red letters on the wallpaper over Theodora’s bed.”


54. “Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.”


55. “You have a grand gift for silence, Watson. It makes you quite invaluable as a companion.”


56. “Silence, healing.” – Heraclitus


57. When you share your misery, it does not reduce. When you do not share your joy, it reduces.”


58. Happiness is holding tickets that say Dubai.” Anonymous


59. “Alfanhui would have been unable to say whether there was a dark solitude in his eyes and an unfathomable silence in his ears because the music and the colors came from that other place from which concrete knowledge never comes, a place abandoned on the very first day behind the farthermost wall of memory where that other memory is born;”


60. I’m passionate about encouraging girls to be confident in their own skin.” Sadie Sink


61. “Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.”


62. “Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.”


63. Every word has consequences. Every silence, too.”


64. I consider myself a good person. And I think people perceive me to be, ‘Oh, she’s nice,’ but being a good person, knowing your strengths and working towards those strengths, and encouraging those around you to do the same, that’s a good person.” Miranda Kerr


65. “Three silences there are: the first of speech, the second of desire, the third of thought.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


66. “The wisest man is the silent one. Examine his actions. Judge him by them.” – Karen Marie Moning


67. Discomfort is a wise teacher.” Caroline Myss


68. “Silence makes idiots seem wise even for a minute.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón


69. “Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than the silence.” – Spanish Proverb


70. Dubai is always a good idea.” Anonymous


71. Silence is sometimes the best answer. – Dalai Lama


72. “He knew the lie of silence to be as evil as the lie of speech.” – Gilbert Parker


73. “I am silence among the secrets, and the Self-knowledge of the knowledgeable.” – Bhagavad Gita


74. “There was a brief silence. I think I heard snow falling.” –Erich Segal


75. “I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company.”


76. Dubai will never settle for anything less than first place.” Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum


77. I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.” – Publilius Syrus


78. We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.” – Mother Teresa


79. “We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature-trees, flowers, grass-grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence.” –Mother Teresa


80. “Silence is of different kinds, and breathes different meanings.”


81. “Silence is safer than speech.”


82. Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than the silence.


83. “Inner silence is the mother of all talents.”


84. Sometimes you don’t have to say anything. Silence speaks it all.” – Disha Patani


85. Working hard can give you meaning. Silence can give you peace.” – Maxime Lagacé


86. Meditation is the action of silence.”


87. “The good and the wise lead quiet lives.”


88. Out of discomfort comes greatness.” Cindy Gallop


89. “Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


90. “At night! I think of my piano in its ocean grave, and sometimes of myself floating above it. Down there everything is so still and silent that it lulls me to sleep. It is a weird lullaby and so it is; it is mine.”


91. “I get tired of talking when I want to be silent.”


92. If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.” – Charlotte Bronte


93. Since long I’ve held silence a remedy for harm.” — Aeschylus


94. “The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.” –Rabindranath Tagore


95. “I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.” – Georg Trakl


96. “Don't let fear keep you quiet. You have a voice so use it. Speak up. Raise your hands. Shout your answers. Make yourself heard. Whatever it takes, just find your voice, and when you do, fill the damn silence.”


97. What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander.”


98. Time and silence are the most luxurious things today.”


99. Within us is the soul of the whole, the wise silence, the universal beauty, the eternal One.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


100. True friendship resists time, distance and silence.”


101. “Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”


102. “We learned to lip-read, our heads flat on the beds, turned sideways, watching each other’s mouths. In this way we exchanged names from bed to bed:


103. “Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.” – Charlotte Eriksson


104. “Good as is discourse, silence is better and shames it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


105. “It’s only in silence that you can judge of your relationship to a person.” ― Dorothy Richardson


106. In love, even an object is elevated to life. Stones and trees speak to you; the sun, the moon, the entire creation becomes alive and divine. In lust, even a living being becomes a mere object.”


107. “Silence is the eternal duty of man.” – Thomas Carlyle


108. There is a real danger of unintended consequences, of encouraging people to give up. Pessimism, if it becomes a habit, can reinforce a narrative of unstoppable decline. If there is nothing we can do, that releases us from our obligations.” David Grinspoon


109. Listen in silence because if your heart is full of other things you cannot hear the voice of God.”


110. Legendary is the love that withstands rejection. It will be free of anger and ego.”


111. Solitude is for me a fount of healing which makes my life worth living. Talking is often a torment for me, and I need many days of silence to recover from the futility of words.”


112. “Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.”


113. “Listen to the silence inside the illusion of the world, and you will remember the lesson you forgot.”


114. Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart.”


115. “Within us is the soul of the whole, the wise silence, the universal beauty, the eternal One.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


116. Silence isn’t empty, it’s full of answers.


117. Once you’ve matured you realize silence is more powerful than proving a point.


118. A heart worth loving is one you understand, even in silence. – Shannon L. Alder


119. “The good and the wise lead quiet lives.” – Euripides


120. So in teaching honesty you have a ready audience. Don’t blow it by encouraging your son to tell white lies- even if they’re well intentioned. Young boys think in black-and-white terms.” Meg Meeker


121. “The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.” – Criss Jami


122. “Silence is more eloquent than words.” – Thomas Carlyle


123. “Mafatu wanted to cry out after him: ‘Wait, Kana! I’ll go! I’ll try-‘. But the words would not come. Kana had gone.”


124. Listen to silence. It has so much to say.” — Rumi


125. “Keep silent for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.” –Epictetus


126. Some hearts understand each other, even in silence.


127. Don’t waste words on people deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.” Mandy Hale


128. When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie. – Yevgeny Yevtushenko


129. “My mother always said that silence can be the loudest thing. But she never shut the fuck up.”


130. “Silence is an empty space, space is the home of the awakened mind.”


131. “Nestling in silence against the heart of God, with the open Bible over our head like the wings of the Holy Spirit, is still the best antidote, the one thing necessary to chase away from our interior territory all that is useless, superfluous, worldly, and even our own self” (74


132. “There is no sound more annoying than the chatter of a child, and none more sad than the silence they leave when they are gone.” – Mark Lawrence


133. “Distance doesn’t separate people…silence does.” ― Jeff Hood


134. “Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therein to be content.”


135. “A woman’s silence says it all. Her silence & lack of expression means that she’s reached her breaking point!”


136. Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”


137. “The English! They expect you to fight for them but won’t talk to you. Singh. And the ambiguities.”


138. The tallest building in the world is now in Dubai.” Fareed Zakaria


139. “The quiet mind is richer than a crown.”


140. “As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment.”


141. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” ― Elbert Hubbard


142. “Darkness devours every shining day.


143. “Smeagol promises to Precious, promises faithfully. Never come again, never speak, no never!”


144. “How wise are little children who see and are silent!”


145. All discomfort comes from suppressing your true identity.” Bryant H. McGill


146. “You are most powerful when you are most silent. People never expect silence. They expect words, motion, defense, offense, back and forth. They expect to leap into the fray. They are ready, fists up, words hanging leaping from their mouths.” – Alison McGhee


147. “Quiet out here. Peaceful. No Noise except my own.”


148. “The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails.” – William Shakespeare


149. Dubai awakens your mind to what is possible.” Asad Meah


150. “Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” – Leonardo da Vinci


151. “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” — Deepak Chopra


152. “Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.” – Arthur Helps


153. “Stay with me tonight. Let me hold you even if that's all it is. Let me keep you safe.”


154. Silence aids in concentration.


155. “Silence is an empty space, space is the home of the awakened mind.” – Buddha


156. Discomfort is the price of admission to a meaningful life.” Susan David


157. “Silence brings beauty out which you have not seen in your lover before.” ― Dina Husseini


158. “Noise creates illusions. Silence brings truth.” –Maxime Lagacé


159. “If I’d been someone else in a different world I’d’ve done something different, but I was myself and the world was the world, so I was silent.”


160. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” –Elbert Hubbard


161. I came, I saw, I fell in love with Dubai.” Anonymous


162. “Sometimes you don't have to say anything. Silence speaks it all.”


163. “A wise man is not showy about his wisdom; he guards it carefully. He is silent when he comes to a stranger’s home. The wise man seldom wanders into harm, for you can never have a more faithful friend than a good supply of wisdom.”


164. You can unsubscribe anytime.


165. “In most areas of life, the less you say, the more profound and mysterious you appear.” – Robert Greene


166. “When you have nothing to say, say nothing.” –Charles Caleb Colton


167. “When silence is used as a weapon it can wound even more than words.” – jill thrussell


168. “It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.” – Francis Beaumont


169. “In quietness the soul expands.” – Rockwell Kent


170. Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer. – Muhammad Ali


171. Follow your heart, even if it takes you all the way to Dubai.” Anonymous


172. “A little quiet reflection will remind me that yes to God always leads in the end to joy.” – Elisabeth Elliot


173. “After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”


174. “The wisest man is the silent one. Examine his actions. Judge him by them.”


175. Sometimes, you need to stop and smell the roses. And sometimes, you just need to sit in a luxurious car and roll around Dubai for the day.” Anonymous


176. “Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better.” – Thomas Carlyle


177. “My silence means i’d rather talk to myself than you.”


178. In the absence of an answer that is complicated and sort of maybe troubling, we sometimes settle for the easy answer. It’s easier to believe that my discomfort comes from some fact that is being hidden from me.” Kevin Young


179. “In the silence behind what can be heard lies the answers we have been searching for so long.” ― Andreas Fransson


180. Silence can often be more disturbing than noise, it reveals the complicated mechanism of our thoughts. – José Rodrigues Miguéis


181. “I said nothing for a time, just ran my fingertips along the edge of the human-shaped emptiness that had been left inside me.”


182. Silence is a source of Great Strength.” ― Lao Tzu


183. “Your very silence shows you agree.” ― Euripides


184. “Within yourself is a stillness, a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” — Hermann Hess


185. “Prayer consists of listening to God speak silently within us” (52


186. Dubai, the only place where the sky is not the limit.” Anonymous


187. “The quieter you become the more you are able to hear.” – Rumi


188. “Have you ever heard the wonderful silence just before the dawn? Or the quiet and calm just as a storm ends? Or perhaps you know the silence when you haven’t the answer to a question you’ve been asked, or the hush of a country road at night, or the expectant pause of a room full of people when someone is just about to speak, or, most beautiful of all, the moment after the door closes and you’re alone in the whole house? Each one is different, you know, and all very beautiful if you listen carefully.” – Norton Juster


189. “Now all my teachers are dead except silence.” –W.S. Merwin


190. “It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.”


191. “If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet...maybe we could understand something.”


192. “Silence is exhilarating at first – as noise is – but there is a sweetness to silence outlasting exhilaration, akin to the sweetness of listening and the velvet of sleep.”


193. I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams…” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


194. Dubai was founded on trade, not oil.” Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum


195. “The truth hurts, but silence kills.”


196. If you spend enough time with yourself in silence, you’ll be surprised what goes through your head.” – Sandra Bullock


197. “He says a million things without saying a word. I make a note to study David Petrakis. I have never heard a more eloquent silence.”


198. There is a way between voice and presence, where information flows. In disciplined silence it opens; with wandering talk it closes.”


199. “The true genius shudders at incompleteness – and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.” – Edgar Allan Poe


200. “We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old are able to sit next to one another and not say anything and still feel content. The young, brash and impatient, must always break the silence. It is a waste, for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. This is the great paradox.”


201. The closer you are to the truth, the more silent you become inside.” — Naval Ravikant


202. External silence can be the doorway to inner silence.”


203. “As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.” – Benjamin Franklin


204. In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” ― Robert Lynd


205. Through the portals of silence the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you.”


206. “Silence is of different kinds, and breathes different meanings.” – Charlotte Brontë


207. “Life’s deepest feelings are often expressed in silence.”


208. “Silence (in a relationship) is never your friend. Communication is the pathway to healing and growth.” ― Ilya Atani


209. If you’re never able to tolerate a little bit of pain and discomfort, you’ll never get better.” Angela Duckworth


210. Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence. The great Sufi poet Rumi wrote, Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being.” – Deepak Chopra


211. “Listen to silence. It has so much to say.” Rumi


212. My silence could mean that you are not worth the argument.


213. We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature — trees, flowers, grass — grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls.” – Mother Teresa


214. “Silence is better than unmeaning words.” – Pythagoras


215. “Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men’s imperfections, and conceal your own.” –George Bernard Shaw


216. Work hard in silence, let your success make the noise.” – Frank Ocean


217. “The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” Mark Twain


218. “Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.” – Thomas Carlyle


219. “For now she need not think of anybody. She could be herself, by herself. And that was what now she often felt the need of - to think; well not even to think. To be silent; to be alone. All the being and the doing, expansive, glittering, vocal, evaporated; and one shrunk, with a sense of solemnity, to being oneself, a wedge-shaped core of darkness, something invisible to others... and this self having shed its attachments was free for the strangest adventures.”


220. Through the portals of silence, the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you.” – Paramahansa Yogananda


221. “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.” –Abraham Lincoln


222. Silence isn’t empty, it’s full of answers.” Anonymous


223. “I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.”


224. “Love is essential, gregariousness is optional.” – Susan Cain


225. “Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you;


226. “Man must make a choice: God or nothing, silence or noise” (67


227. “Even in stillness, there is movement. Sometimes it takes time for the molecules of change to shift form. Even when it feels like nothing is happening, transformation is taking place.” — Anonymous


228. “The more you understand silence, that’s where the balance comes.” – Rick Rubin


229. “But then a sudden terrible silence like suffocation came, blotting out all sound of the storm. In the moment of its last desperate chance, breaking across the barrier that had been holding it at bay, the Dark came for Will. Shutting out the sky and the earth, the deadly spinning pillar came at him, dreadful in its furious whirling energy and utter quiet. There was no time for fear. Will stood alone. ”


230. “I go silent so I can write. When my tongue is wagging my fingers are silent.” – Sonia Rumzi


231. “Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.” – Mark Helprin


232. Who cannot understand your silence, cannot understand your words.”


233. “Focus your attention on the quality of your words, and not the quantity, because few sensible talks attracts millions of listeners more than a thousand gibberish.”


234. “Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?” – Brigham Young


235. “Never miss a good chance to shut up.”


236. “In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead; in the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.”


237. “Inner silence promotes clarity of mind; It makes us value the inner world; It trains us to go inside to the source of peace and inspiration when we are faced with problems and challenges.” –Deepak Chopra


238. “Silence is the most powerful scream.”


239. “Quiet people always know more than they seem. Although very normal, their inner world is by default fronted mysterious and therefore assumed weird. Never underestimate the social awareness and sense of reality in a quiet person; they are some of the most observant, absorbent persons of all.”


240. The only thing you must remember is how fortunate you are. When you forget this, you become sad.”


241. “We reached for each other, and I thought of how many nights I had lain awake loving him in silence.”


242. “The moment you become aware of the silence, you also have become silent.”


243. Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.” – Plutarch


244. You must cry out if you want help. It is no use whatsoever to suffer in silence. Who will succour the drowning man if he does not clamour for his life?”— Kamala Markandaya


245. Some … have imagined that by arousing a baseless suspicion in the mind of the beloved we can revive a waning devotion. But this experiment is very dangerous. Those who recommend it are confident that so long as resentment is groundless one need only suffer it in silence and all will soon be well. I have observed however that this is by no means the case.” — Murasaki Shikibu


246. “Life’s most deep feelings are often expressed in silence and the one who can read volumes from your silence is your true companion.” ― Ritu Ghatourey


247. “Silence gives us space to process our experiences and soak in our surroundings.” – Cati Vanden Breul


248. “At the bottom of the steps she stands waiting, with a smile of ineffable joy, an attitude of matchless grace and dignity. [...] As he is about to clasp her he feels a stunning blow upon the back of the neck; a blinding white light blazes all about him with a sound like a the shock of a cannon - then all is darkness and silence!”


249. “We fell into silence, both of us keeping our own secrets of what we’d suffered in the other’s absence. I wondered if we were trying to protect each other or simply didn’t want to admit to our own fears and weaknesses.” ― Richelle Mead


250. “I woke up early and took the first train to take me away from the city. The noise and all its people. I was alone on the train and had no idea where I was going, and that’s why I went there.” – Charlotte Eriksson


251. To deny your discomfort is ultimately to deny part of yourself.” Sterling Hawkins


252. “The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.” – arabian proverb


253. “Soft and silent, she swooped through the trees to Sarah and Percy and Bill.”


254. The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


255. “As far as I’m concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.” – Albert Einstein


256. “Human beings can’t bear silence. It would mean that they would bear themselves.” – Pascal Mercier


257. “Silence is a source of great strength.” – Lao Tzu


258. “I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


259. “Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.” – Pythagoras


260. “The longer the silence remains untouched the longer the miscommunication creates its own stories.” ― Christina Strigas


261. Silence is the perfectest herald of joy. I were but little happy if I could say how much.” – William Shakespeare


262. “My fear of being real, of being seen, paralyzes me into silence. I crave the touch and the connection, but I’m not always brave enough to open my hand and reach out. This is the great challenge: to be seen, accepted, and loved, I must first reveal, offer, and surrender.” ― Anna White


263. “My face was burned with shame. Sitting there and not answering was like begging. And why should I beg? I had done nothing to anybody.”


264. “I love to read, and I like the fact that there’s some silence in my life.” – Giancarlo Esposito


265. Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.” – Pythagoras


266. “My friend, I am not what I seem. Seeming is but a garment I wear — a care-woven garment that protects me from thy questionings and thee from my negligence. The "I" in me, my friend, dwells in the house of silence, and therein it shall remain for ever more, unperceived, unapproachable.”


267. “The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” – Albert Einstein


268. “It’s okay to be honest about not knowing rather than spreading falsehood. While it is often said that honesty is the best policy, silence is the second best policy.” – Criss Jami


269. “The best part of silence is that the ego is switched off at least for a while, and we are focusing our attention inwards.” ― Dada J. P. Vaswani


270. “Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine within yourself so that you can hear it in others.” – Marian Wright Edelman


271. “I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.” – C.S. Lewis


272. “There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness.” –George Steiner


273. “I don’t want to be married just to be married. I can’t think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can’t talk to, or worse, someone I can’t be silent with.” – Mary Ann Shaffer


274. “In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.” – Mahatma Gandhi


275. “There are in life a few moments so beautiful, that even words are a sort of profanity.” – Diana Palmer


276. “The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint.” ― Marianne Moore


277. “In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.” ― Rumi


278. “And when Thorkell came to the village, men were silent until he gave them word to speak. Even the old warriors, men who had killed bears in the high summer on the mountain tops.”


279. The heart of our problem is the selfishness in our heart. The human spirit soars with hope when lifted by an encouraging word. The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle.” Pierre de Coubertin


280. “I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me.” — Albert Einstein


281. “Strained silence, so I deem, Is no less ominous than excessive grief.”


282. “Silence is a statement that is open to gross misinterpretation.” – Craig Bruce


283. This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth.” William Glasser


284. Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.” ― William S. Burroughs


285. Silence helps boost creativity.


286. Dubai, thank you for making me feel so alive.” Anonymous


287. “Real love is silent as well as blind.”


288. “The air was strangely quiet. All the noises of the city were muted here into a distant hum, so unceasing that it seemed to belong to silence.”


289. “Peace is always right here. You just have to create space for it.” — Carol Tuttle


290. Meditation is silence, energising and fulfilling. Silent is the eloquent expression of the inexpressible.” ― Sri Chinmoy


291. “Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau


292. “The fog of silence and solitude vanished, and forgotten visions awoke as the music of the wind and the rain met the dead colors of the birds.”


293. “When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.” – Yevgeny Yevtushenko


294. “We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.” – Mother Teresa


295. Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.”


296. Silence is a true friend who never betrays.” – Confucius


297. “Silence is so freaking loud.” – Sarah Dessen


298. “Without great solitude no serious work is possible.” Pablo Picasso


299. “I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.” – Xenocrates


300. “Bowman could bear no more. He jerked out the last unit, and Hal was silent forever.”


301. Silence speaks when words can’t.” – Unknown


302. “The Lord is in His holy temple, let all the earth keep silence before Him.”


303. “The truth hurts, but silence kills.” – Mark Twain


304. I have heard the languages of apocalypse, and now I shall embrace the silence.” ― Neil Gaiman


305. “With each breath you take, you create space around your heart. Close your eyes. Notice. Trust that you choose what enters this space.”


306. Dubai, with all of its glitz and glamour, rose in the heart of the desert.” Saroosh Shahrivar


307. “The fundamentalists are insistent that they know best. It’s a dictatorial attitude towards personal morality, which is a modern creation that came about in the 19th century.” ― Steve Coogan


308. Silence is sometimes the best answer.” Dalai Lama


309. Pessimism is a product of our civilization. It is not natural to the savage; he feels pain, or discomfort, and suffers from these palpable conditions, but when he recovers from wounds he forgets the torments, and when he is well fed he is joyous in the light of day.” Arthur Lynch


310. “Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.”


311. “A soul that has never tasted the sweetness of inner silence is a restless spirit which disturbs the silence of others.” –Mary Faustina Kowalska


312. I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.” Henry David Thoreau


313. I want Dubai to be a place where everybody from all over the world meets each other.” Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum


314. The road to comfort is crowded and it rarely gets you there. Ironically, it’s those who seek discomfort that are able to make a difference and find their footing.” Seth Godin


315. “Staying quiet doesn’t always mean “I’m agreeing with you.” It sometimes means “I don’t think it’s worth arguing with you.” ― Mouloud Benzadi


316. Listen to silence. It has so much to say. – Rumi


317. “God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.”


318. I wish for a world where everyone understands that discomfort is the price of legendary. And fear is just growth coming to get you.” Robin S. Sharma


319. The flaw in our character is our insistence on separating blue-collar jobs from white-collar jobs, and encouraging one form of education over another.” Mike Rowe


320. Marriage, in its truest sense, is a partnership of equals, with neither exercising dominion over the other, but, rather, with each encouraging and assisting the other in whatever responsibilities and aspirations he or she might have.” Gordon B. Hinckley


321. Noise brings confusion. Silence brings clarity.” – Maxime Lagacé


322. “Silence is a profound melody, for those who can hear it above all the noise.”


323. Everything great is birthed through discomfort.” Emmanuel Acho


324. “And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know.” ― William R Benet


325. “Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in Being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.” –Eckhart Tolle


326. “Slowly we became silent, and silence itself if an enemy to friendship.”


327. “I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.” – Publilius Syrus


328. “This is the feeling I have been searching for my entire life, for as long as I could remember. Because suddenly, the world went quiet. And I felt safe, in my own head.”


329. “It is well when in difficulties, to say never a word, neither black nor white. Speech is silver but silence is golden.”


330. Dubai, you have my heart.” Anonymous


331. “I discovered that I felt at home and alive in the silence, which compelled me to enter my interior world and around there.” – Karen Armstrong


332. Love, and do what you will. If you keep silence, do it out of love. If you cry out, do it out of love. If you refrain from punishing, do it out of love.”


333. “Real action is in silent moments.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


334. “I decided it is better to scream. Silence is the real crime against humanity.” – Nadezhda Mandelstam


335. “Silence is so freaking loud”


336. When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.”


337. He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” ― Elbert Hubbard


338. In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness.” — Mahatma Gandhi


339. “We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”


340. “A silent man is easily reputed wise.” – Frederick William Robertson


341. “Mother Teresa had a face charred by God’s silences, but she bore within her and breathed love. By dint of remaining long hours before the burning flame of the Blessed Sacrament, her face was tanned, transformed by a daily face-to-face encounter with the Lord” (98


342. “It is always assumed by the empty-headed, who chatter about themselves for want of something better, that people who do not discuss their affairs openly must have something to hide.” – Honoré de Balzac


343. “Silence is not the absence of something but the presence of everything.”


344. “I did the only thing I knew how to do: I built my own walls of silence to disguise my desperation and what later came to be recognized and diagnosed as depression.” – Sharon E. Rainey


345. “Lions don’t have to roar. There is power in silence, confidence, and persistence. Those who work don’t talk, and those who talk don’t work.”


346. “Listen to silence. It has so much to say.” — Rumi


347. “Without great solitude no serious work is possible.” – Pablo Picasso


348. I have won the hearts of many. So that matters more than any award. The love of my ‘Nehearts’ – my fans, is more than inspiring and encouraging.” Neha Kakkar


349. “Most true happiness comes from one's inner life, from the disposition of the mind and soul. Admittedly, a good inner life is difficult to achieve, especially in these trying times. It takes reflection and contemplation and self-discipline.” – William L. Shirer


350. “Silence is as deep as eternity; speech, shallow as time.” –Thomas Carlyle


351. Silence is of different kinds, and breathes different meanings. – Charlotte Brontë


352. “It is eerily terrifying that there is no sound when a heart breaks. Car accidents end with a bang, falling ends with a thud, even writing makes the scratching sound of pencil against paper. But the sound of a heart breaking is completely silent.”


353. He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” – Elbert Hubbard


354. “Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts, a balm to our every chagrin, as welcome after satiety as after disappointment; that background which the painter may not daub, be he master or bungler, and which, however awkward a figure we may have made in the foreground, remains ever our inviolable asylum, where no indignity can assail, no personality can disturb us.” – Henry David Thoreau


355. “As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.”


356. Time and silence are the most luxurious things today.” – Tom Ford


357. “We sit and talk,


358. Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.” – Saskya Pandita


359. Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.”


360. “most people are perfectly afraid of silence”


361. “Silence cannot be mispronounced, Silence cannot be misinterpreted, silence cannot be misquoted.” ― Amit Kalantri


362. Silence helps relieve stress


363. ″‘See what a fine fisherman is my son! He will be a chief one of these days.’ Only Tavana Nui would be silent. His son had not gone.”


364. “In a world of noise, confusion and conflict it is necessary that there be places of silence, inner discipline and peace. In such places love can blossom.” – Thomas Merton


365. Work hard in silence, let your success make the noise. – Frank Ocean


366. If somebody says what they want or what they need it gives the person the chance to say yes or no, instead of suffering in silence or depravation or whatever it is.” — David Duchovny


367. “There is something in the nature of silence which affects me deeply. Why it is I know not; but I do know that I love to be alone at such an hour as this. I love to forget the outward world and hold communion with the beings of the mind.” – Charles Lanman


368. “Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom.”


369. There are several different kinds of painful feelings we might experience, and learning to distinguish and relate to these feelings of discomfort or pain is an important part of meditation practice, because it is one of the very first things that we open to as our practice develops.” Jack Kornfield


370. Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than the silence.” – Spanish Proverb


371. Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart. – Phyllis McGinley


372. “[My father] taught me with silence. . .to look into myself, to find my own strength, to walk around inside myself in company with my soul. . . . One learns of the pain of others by suffering one’s own pain … by turning inside oneself. . . . It makes us aware of how frail and tiny we are and of how much we must depend upon the Master of the Universe.”


373. The true genius shudders at incompleteness — imperfection — and usually prefers silence to saying the something which is not everything that should be said.” ― Edgar Allan Poe


374. “Silence is pure and holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking.”


375. “Silence is the source of great strength.”


376. “Silence is argument carried out by other means.” – Ernesto Che Guevara


377. “Dive into your heart center. Sit in the silence. Desire self-realization with all your heart, with all your mind, and all your soul. Everything will take care of itself.”


378. We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. – Martin Luther King Jr


379. “Silence is the language of God; it is also the language of the heart.” – Sivananda


380. “What we can’t speak, we say in silence.” – Hillary Jordan


381. “The closer you are to the truth, the more silent you become inside.” – Naval Ravikant


382. “I've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.”


383. “- Don Diego Vega: He is a mute.


384. Be not afraid of discomfort. If you can’t put yourself in a situation where you are uncomfortable, then you will never grow. You will never change. You’ll never learn.” Jason Reynolds


385. Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld


386. “I have only one confidant, and that is the silence of night.” – Soren Kierkegaard


387. “Seek out a tree and let it teach you stillness.” — Eckhart Tolle


388. Dear Dubai, I will never get over you.” Anonymous


389. Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake; the grave will supply plenty of time for silence.”


390. “Sacred silence, laden with the adored presence, opens the way to mystical silence, full of loving intimacy” (122


391. What keeps my heart awake is colorful silence.” ― Claude Monet


392. Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of kindness that have more meaning than you may realize.” Catherine Pulsifer


393. Great souls suffer in silence.”


394. “There is no real aloneness. There is solitude and the nurturing silence that is relationship with ourselves, but even then we are part of something larger.” ― Linda Hogan


395. “Listen to silence. It has so much to say.”


396. “I have packed myself into silence so deeply and for so long that I can never unpack myself using words. When I speak, I only pack myself a little differently.”


397. “I’ve begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.” – Chaim Potok


398. Life’s deepest feelings are often expressed in silence.


399. “I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me.” – Albert Einstein


400. “She tugged again, and all at once was aware of another of those sudden woodland silences which always spell a warning.”


401. “The silence was an intense roar.”


402. “Overstuffing ourselves with food or drinking until we get drunk or getting wrapped up in the affections of an adulterous relationship are all desperate attempts to silence the cries of a hungry soul.” ― Lysa TerKeurst


403. “Silence is sometimes the best answer.”


404. But there is greater comfort in the substance of silence than in the answer to a question.” ― Thomas Merton


405. “To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.”


406. “you’d think that silence would be peaceful. but really, it’s painful.”


407. “Silence can also be a prayer.”


408. “Silence is one of the deepest Disciplines of the Spirit simply because it puts the stopper on all self-justification.”


409. I’ll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there’s evidence of any thinking going on inside it.” Terry Pratchett


410. To be silent is not to lose your tongue. On the contrary, it is only through silence that one can discover something new to talk about.” — Alan Watts


411. “I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.”


412. Don’t look for meaning in the words. Listen to the silences.”


413. Discomfort is the currency of your dreams.” Brooke Castillo


414. “I understand why you don't speak, why you don't move, why you've created a part for yourself out of apathy. I understand. I admire. You should go on with this part until it is played out, until it loses interest for you. Then you can leave it, just as you've left your other parts one by one.”


415. Chasing meaning is better for your health than trying to avoid discomfort.” Kelly McGonigal


416. “Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it. - Amir”


417. “Seeing her sitting there unresponsive makes me realize that silence has a sound.”


418. “There is an ocean of silence between us… and I am drowning in it.”


419. “Just close your eyes and come and meet me in that place where we can share the music of our silence” ― Mimi Novic


420. “Peace! I will stop your mouth.”


421. The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.” – Charlotte Bronte


422. “We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.”


423. “Beyond these lifeless sounds the world was silent. Silent? It would be hard to convey the stillness of it. All the sounds of man, the bleating of sheep, the cries of birds, the hum of insects, the stir that makes the background of our lives – all that was over.”


424. I just can’t help falling in love with Dubai.” Anonymous


425. “Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


426. “But silence is not a natural environment for stories. They need words. Without them they grown pale, sicken and die. And then they haunt you.”


427. “A soul that has never tasted the sweetness of inner silence is a restless spirit which disturbs the silence of others.” – Mary Faustina Kowalska


428. There is beauty in everything, even in silence and darkness.”


429. “Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.”


430. Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” – Leonardo da Vinci


431. “Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance, or my kindness for weakness.” ― Carson Kolhoff


432. “All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.” – Blaise Pascal


433. “Your silence will not protect you.”


434. Joy is never tomorrow. It is always now.”


435. “By silencing the mind, we can experience real peace. As long as various kinds of thoughts agitate the brain, we don’t experience 100 percent peace.” – Henepola Gunaratana


436. We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. – Nicholas Sparks


437. “Make peace with silence, and remind yourself that it is in this space that you’ll come to remember your spirit.” – Wayne W. Dyer


438. It often requires more courage to suffer in silence than to rebel, more courage not to strike back than to retaliate, more courage to be silent than to speak.” — Booker T. Washington


439. The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.” Ellen G. White


440. “Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; be true to your word and your work and your friend; put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, nor judge of a road till it draw to the end.” – John Boyle O’Reilly


441. The more you know the less you need to say. – Jim Rohn


442. “But when weariness finally forced him to be silent, he was no longer of use to his tormentors, and they sought amusement elsewhere.”


443. “Silence is a place of great power and healing.” – Rachel Naomi Remen


444. “Talk, talk, talk: the utter and heartbreaking stupidity of words.”


445. To me, leadership is about encouraging people. It’s about stimulating them. It’s about enabling them to achieve what they can achieve – and to do that with a purpose.” Christine Lagarde


446. “My heart is tuned to the quietness that the stillness of nature inspires.” –Hazrat Inayat Khan


447. “In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.”


448. “Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.” – George Bernard Shaw


449. “Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.” – Henry Fielding


450. “Have you ever heard the wonderful silence just before the dawn? Or the quiet and calm just as a storm ends? Or perhaps you know the silence when you haven’t the answer to a question you’ve been asked, or the hush of a country road at night, or the expectant pause of a room full of people when someone is just about to speak, or, most beautiful of all, the moment after the door closes and you’re alone in the whole house? Each one is different, you know, and all very beautiful if you listen carefully.”


451. “Sometimes we maintain silence to protect a beautiful relation, but what we forget is, too much of silence can create distance in every beautiful relation.”


452. “Green was the silence, wet was the light,


453. “Sometimes you don’t have to say anything. Silence speaks it all.” – Disha Patani


454. “Silence gives us a new way of looking at something.” – Mother Teresa


455. “A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech.”


456. “It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brothers. The more solitary I am the more affection I have for them…. Solitude and silence teach me to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say.” – Thomas Merton


457. “Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.”


458. “It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi


459. “I’ll tell you now. That silence almost beat me. It’s the silence that scares me. It’s the blank page on which I can write my own fears. The spirits of the dead have nothing on it. The dead one tried to show me hell, but it was a pale imitation of the horror I can paint on the darkness in a quiet moment.”


460. “If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.” Emily Bronte


461. “The next time there’s an awkward silence, try whispering, “Did you forget your line?” ― Nitya Prakash


462. “If you can sit in silence with a person for half an hour and yet be entirely comfortable, you and that person can be friends. If you cannot, friends you’ll never be and you need not waste time in trying.” – L.M. Montgomery


463. “Silence is also a conversation.” — Ramana Maharshi


464. “My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.” – Edith Sitwell


465. “Meditation is the journey from sound to silence, from movement to stillness, from a limited identity to unlimited space.” –Sri Ravi Shankar


466. To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.” – Abraham Lincoln


467. “It is always assumed by the empty-headed, who chatter about themselves for want of something better, that people who do not discuss their affairs openly must have something to hide.”


468. “I get tired of talking when I want to be silent.” – Henry Rollins


469. “and when we speak we are afraid


470. “This isn't your fight, Patch," I said quietly.


471. “We don’t need to argue and scream at the top of our voice every time; sometime saying nothing can say a lot of things for you.”


472. “Silence is always golden but it becomes imitation junk when communication breaks between relationships.” ― Amit Abraham


473. “Everything that's created comes out of silence. Thoughts emerge from the nothingness of silence. Words come out of the void. Your very essence emerged from emptiness. All creativity requires some stillness.”


474. “When you build in silence, they don’t know what to attack.”


475. “Find a moment of stillness, give your heart a chance to tell you where you really need to be.” — Dodinsky


476. “Love, and do what you will. If you keep silence, do it out of love. If you cry out, do it out of love. If you refrain from punishing, do it out of love.” – Augustine of Hippo


477. “All I insist on, and nothing else, is that you should show the whole world that you are not afraid. Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak – and speak in such a way that people will remember it.” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


478. “I could get you to smile like that, and without sales tax."


479. “Noise creates illusions. Silence brings truth.” Maxime Lagacé


480. “Silence is a source of Great Strength.”


481. “Yes, death. Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forget life, to be at peace. You can help me. You can open for me the portals of death’s house, for love is always with you, and love is stronger than death is.”


482. “I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.”


483. Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.” ― Charles de Gaulle


484. Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply.” Ali Ibn Abi Talib R.A


485. “I just realized that sleep sometimes is the only precious wage for the hard working man.” – Akilnathan Logeswaran


486. “Read this to yourself. Read it silently.


487. “There is no place on earth where God is more present than in the human heart. This heart truly is God’s abode, the temple of silence… The Father waits for his children in their own hearts” (23


488. “Do you want to change the world? Then change yourself first. Do you want to change yourself? Then remain completely silent inside the silence-sea.” – Sri Chinmoy


489. “Nothing is as loud as silence. Silence speaks volumes. I hear silence. Loud. And. Clear.”


490. “We need silence to be able to reach our Self. Both internal and external silence is very important to feel the presence of that supreme Love.” – Amit Ray


491. “The house is silent now and she feels like a stranger here. ‘This life was never ours,’ she whispers to the dog, who has been following her from room to room, and Luli wags her tail and stares at Miranda with wet brown eyes. ‘We were only ever borrowing it.’”


492. “A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence.” –Pythagoras


493. Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply.” ― Ali Ibn Abi Talib AS


494. Silence your critics. Ignore your haters. Delete your cynics.”


495. “They knew their voices broke a silence of a thousand million years, the silence of wind and leaves and wind, blowing and ceasing and blowing again.”


496. “External silence can be the doorway to inner silence.”


497. Everything that’s created comes out of silence. Your thoughts emerge from the nothingness of silence. Your words come out of this void. Your very essence emerged from emptiness. All creativity requires some stillness.” – Wayne Dyer


498. “Silence is the language of Om. We need silence to be able to reach our Self. Both internal and external silence is very important to feel the presence of that supreme Love.”


499. “When my mind and thoughts are unclear, I shall focus on only my breaths to return to inner stillness and clarity.”


500. “I need someone who is comfortable with my silence.”


501. Silence promotes self-awareness


502. “A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.”


503. “The true genius shudders at incompleteness – and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.”


504. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Martin Luther King Jr


505. “Those who remain unmoved by the wind of joy silently follow the Path.” – Bodhidharma


506. In the silence of listening, you can know yourself in everyone, the unseen singing softly to itself and to you.” — Rachel Naomi Remen


507. Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.” – Charles Caleb Colton


508. “It may well be that we will have to repent in this generation. Not merely for the vitriolic words and the violent actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence and indifference of the good people who sit around and say, "Wait on time.”


509. “Quiet and silence is a form of power. Thoughtful and wise people are not talkative people.” – Dr T.P.Chia


510. There’s no better place than Dubai.” Anonymous


511. “Sometimes during a moment of silence…you get to hear everything.”


512. “In the silence of listening, you can know yourself in everyone, the unseen singing softly to itself and to you.”


513. “A wise man once said nothing.”


514. “Living as we do in an age of noise and bluster, success is now measured accordingly. We must all be seen, and heard, and on the air.” – Daphne du Maurier


515. “The silence stretched out between us as I stared at him, the tears blurring my vision as I waited for him to save me from this torment. Surely he could find a way.” ― Kathryn Michaels


516. “Most people have no idea that tragedy and silence often have the exact same address.”


517. “Some hearts understand each other even in silence.”


518. “She said nothing, and Sir Andrew too was silent, yet those two young people understood one another, as young people have a way of doing all the world over, and have done since the world began.”


519. You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred.” J. Paul Getty


520. “If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.” – Emily Bronte


521. “A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.” – Phillips Brooks


522. Sometimes you don’t have to say anything. Silence speaks it all. – Disha Patani


523. Discomfort is the way to go if you want to make something you feel is worthwhile.” Fred Armisen


524. I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together.” Queen Elizabeth II


525. “History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


526. “Everything that’s created comes out of silence. Thoughts emerge from the nothingness of silence. Words come out of the void. Your very essence emerged from emptiness. All creativity requires some stillness.” –Wayne Dyer


527. “Speech is silver, silence is golden.” – Thomas Carlyle


528. “The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.”


529. True teachers use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own.” Nikos Kazantzakis


530. Sticks and stones are hard on bones aimed with angry art. Words can sting like anything but silence breaks the heart.” – Phyllis Mcginley


531. Take action and believe in yourself. Dreams do come true.


532. “Om is not just a sound or vibration. It is not just a symbol. It is the entire cosmos, whatever we can see, touch, hear and feel. Moreover, it is all that is within our perception and all that is beyond our perception. It is the core of our very existence. If you think of Om only as a sound, a technique or a symbol of the Divine, you will miss it altogether. Om is the mysterious cosmic energy that is the substratum of all the things and all the beings of the entire universe. It is an eternal song of the Divine. It is continuously resounding in silence on the background of everything that exists.”


533. “Within us is the soul of the whole, the wise silence, the universal beauty, the eternal One.”


534. “I have found that one cannot win the war of words. So I don’t engage in one to begin with. I have renounced the need to be seen as right, intelligent or wise. I have seen the futility of verbal battles. Either one seeks to understand or score points. The latter isn’t worth it.” – The Ancient Sage


535. A sign of intelligence is to see the One in many and find the many in One.”


536. “Words can be twisted into any shape. Promises can be made to lull the heart and seduce the soul. In the final analysis, words mean nothing. They are labels we give things in an effort to wrap our puny little brains around their underlying natures, when ninety-nine percent of the time the totality of the reality is an entirely different beast. The wisest man is the silent one. Examine his actions. Judge him by them.”


537. “True friends are two people who are comfortable sharing silence together.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


538. It is well when in difficulties, to say never a word, neither black nor white. Speech is silver but silence is golden.” ― Muriel Spark


539. “Your silence speaks volumes.”


540. “I was going to die, sooner or later, whether or not I had even spoken myself. My silences had not protected me. Your silences will not protect you.... What are the words you do not yet have? What are the tyrannies you swallow day by day and attempt to make your own, until you will sicken and die of them, still in silence? We have been socialized to respect fear more than our own need for language."


541. “By silence, I hear other men’s imperfections and conceal my own.” – Citium Zeno


542. “Silence is a fence around wisdom.” – german proverb


543. “They walked as old friends walk, without often speaking, sharing the kind of silence that is not so much silence as a kind of still communication. Their footsteps rang out on the bare wet road, making the only sound anywhere in the village except the song of a blackbird and, somewhere further off, the sound of someone shoveling.”


544. “Poirot was silent. But it was not a modest silence. His eyes seemed to be saying: ‘You are wrong. They didn’t allow for Hercule Poirot.‘”


545. “She keeps telling herself and others that she doesn’t want a relationship to silence the longing in her soul. That alternative fact feeds her insecurities and starves her soul.” ― Sanjo Jendayi


546. “But all these human beings together are as a handful of sand upon the ocean shores, and for the most part there is silence and solitude and an uninterrupted way of life for the wild animals that abound there...”


547. “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.


548. When you’re able to transcend an aversion to silence, you’ll also transcend many other miseries.” — Wayne Dyer


549. “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


550. Sometimes it’s best to stay quiet. The silence can speak volumes without ever saying a word.” Anonymous


551. “Silence makes idiots seem wise even for a minute.”


552. ″‘Most people don’t know how to appreciate silence. They can’t help talking.”


553. “Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.” –Mark Helprin


554. “Words can hurt one’s feelings. But silence, it can damage a person. Silence speaks louder than you’ll ever know.”


555. “Silent solitude makes true speech possible and personal. If I am not in touch with my own belovedness, then I cannot touch the sacredness of others. If I am estranged from myself, I am likewise a stranger to others.”


556. “Meditation is silence, energizing and fulfilling. Silent is the eloquent expression of the inexpressible.”


557. “Miss Russell, I should've called the police that night but I was weak. You convinced me to stay silent. I regret that. Know this: every time I see your face, I wanna rip your throat out.”


558. Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.” – Muhammad Ali


559. “Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU.”


560. Excellence requires discomfort.” T.D. Jakes


561. “Inner silence is achieved by continual practice of concentration, meditation and going within you.” –Remez Sasson


562. Where am I, I don’t know, I’ll never know, in the silence, in the silence you don’t know, you must go on, I can’t go on, I’ll go on.”


563. “Silence is a gift. Learn to value its essence.”


564. “Silence about a thing just magnifies it.”


565. Life isn’t always really glamorous and fabulous. It’s about encouraging people to go back to natural beauty.” Zoe Foster Blake


566. “Great souls suffer in silence.”


567. “In the silence of the heart God speaks. If you face God in prayer and silence, God will speak to you. Then you will know that you are nothing. It is only when you realize your nothingness, your emptiness, that God can fill you with Himself. Souls of prayer are souls of great silence.”


568. “Your mind has a flood of questions. There is but one teacher who can answer them. Who is that teacher? Your silence-loving heart.” – Sri Chinmoy


569. “Monster! thy silence would incense a flint.”


570. Never respond to rudeness. When people are rude to you, they reveal who they are, not who you are.


571. Education is a cause very close to me. What matters is encouraging my fans to focus on their education, because only an educated generation can ensure a better future. Even when I was on tour, I did my homework and studied.” Martin Garrix

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