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600 Best Silence Quotes To Keep You Grounded (2023)

1. “My mom told me that I should trust the man who could see the sorrow behind my smile, the love behind my anger, and the reasons behind my silence.”

2. “If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet…maybe we could understand something.” – Federico Fellini

3. “Every now and then, when you're on stage, you hear the best sound a player can hear. It's a sound you can't get in movies or television. It is the sound of a wonderful, deep silence that means you've hit them where they live.”

4. “Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” Francis Bacon

5. “For if I am Bilgewater the Hideous, quaint and barmy, my father is certainly William the Silent.”

6. “Being quiet is fine, most people don’t listen anyways.”

7. “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.”

8. Silence is a gift. Learn to value its essence.

9. An uncommitted mind is miserable. A committed mind may at times experience rough weather but it will reap the fruits of its toil.”

10. “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.” – Mother Teresa

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

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

13. “I’m very interested in silence. And, more importantly, in what happens when people aren’t talking on stage. I’m interested in letting actors play and do things between the lines. And in slowing everything down.” – Annie Baker

14. “The silence is so deep it hurts our ears.” – Haruki Murakami

15. “When truth is replaced by silence,the silence is a lie.”

16. “Such silence has an actual sound, the sound of disappearance.”

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18. Keep silent, because the world of silence is a vast fullness.”

19. “Sometimes, the most meaningful things are found through silence.”

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

21. “Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.”

22. Life is better in Dubai.” Anonymous

23. “Silence is the most underrated weapon.” If you feel otherwise, our list of powerful silence quotes will definitely change your mind. Silence is eloquent. It can either become heavier or deceptive when conveyed through words.

24. “Now he understood. This was death. Death was a silence that gave back no answer.”