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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.”


25. Never underestimate the power of an encouraging word.” John C. Maxwell


26. “There are numerous fruitful couples on the planet, and every one of them know the significance of quietness.”


27. “The world is quieter now. We just have to listen. If we listen, we can hear God's plan.”


28. “Silence is the virtue of fools.” – Francis Bacon


29. It is beautiful to talk about beautiful things and even more beautiful to silently gaze at them. – Dejan Stojanovic


30. “The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.”


31. “Skies are crying,


32. “Silence is the mother of truth.” – Benjamin Disraeli


33. “Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech.” – Susan Sontag


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


35. “The more you know, the less you need to say.” – Jim Rohn


36. The good and the wise lead quiet lives.” — Euripides


37. “The sound of the living room clock striking midnight could not reach them; they never had permission to speak at all, and they lay in silence until another year had passed and they stood once more beneath the tree.”


38. “You misinterpret everything, even the silence.” Franz Kafka


39. “Look! Her wedding ring slipped – she had grown so thin. It was she who suffered – but she had nobody to tell.”


40. “I play music all the time because silence freaks me out.”


41. “Silence is not the absence of sound, but the absence of self.” – Anthony de Mello


42. “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.”


43. Dubai, a must see travel destination.” Anonymous


44. Recognizing and leaning into the discomfort of vulnerability teaches us how to live with joy.” Brené Brown


45. “Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. ”


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


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


48. “The easiest way to get touch with this universal power is through silent Prayer. Shut your eyes, shut your mouth, and open your heart. This is the golden rule of prayer. Prayer should be soundless words coming forth from the centre of your heart filled with love.” – Amit Ray


49. “‘Rabbit’s clever,’ said Pooh thoughtfully.


50. “The policy of self-isolation and continuous silence are the greatest destroyers of marriage and relationship.” ― Mwanandeke Kindembo


51. “To be able to see and experience new and exciting things in life you need to be able to tap into inner stillness and silence. Because inner noise creates illusions and blocks you from seeing opportunities and open doors in your life.”


52. “The word ‘listen’ contains the same letters as the word ‘silent’.” – Alfred Brendel


53. “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.”


54. Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” – Francis Bacon


55. When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” ― Ansel Adams


56. “If you don’t understand my silence then you don’t deserve my words.”


57. “External silence can be the doorway to inner silence.” –Ram Dass


58. “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.”


59. “Reb Saunders sat back slowly in his chair. And from his lips came a soft, tremulous sigh. He was silent for a moment, his eyes wide, dark, brooding, gazing upon his son. He nodded his head once, as if in final acknowledgment of his tortured victory.”


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


61. “The best answer to anger is silence.”


62. “The space, the gaps, the pauses, the silence – those things that allow us to regenerate and recharge – had all but disappeared in my own life and in the lives of so many I knew.” – Arianna Huffington


63. “Silence is the best way to answer a fool.”


64. “Silence is argument carried out by other means.” ― Che Guevara


65. “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.”


66. “- Dr. Leo Marvin: I want some peace and quiet!


67. “Make peace with silence, and remind yourself that it is in this space that you’ll come to remember your spirit. When you’re able to transcend an aversion to silence, you’ll also transcend many other miseries. And it is in this silence that the remembrance of God will be activated.” –Wayne W. Dyer


68. ″ ‘What must be, must be. The luck of the house hangs on that clock. Its maker spent a good part of his life over it, and his last words were that it would bring good luck to the house that owned it, but that trouble would follow its silence. It’s my belief,’ she added solemnly, ‘that it’s a fairy clock, neither more nor less, for good luck it has brought there’s no denying.’ ”


69. “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.”


70. “Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men’s imperfections, and conceal your own.”


71. “Nowhere can a man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.”


72. “Inner silence is the mother of all talents.” – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


73. “All I want is blackness. Blackness and silence.


74. “Charlotte and Emily wore gloves and carried prayerbooks, as did everyone. They were meant to keep silence on their way.


75. “When you teach your mind to focus on one single thought, you gain control of your mind, and when you gain control of your mind, you calm it down whenever you want, and this is inner silence.” –Remez Sasson


76. “Sound is our mind, silence is our being.” – Osho


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


78. “On the fifth day, which was a Sunday, it rained very hard. I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.”


79. True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” – William Penn


80. “God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.” – Woody Allen


81. Saying nothing sometimes says the most.” – Emily Dickinson


82. The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.” M. Scott Peck


83. “You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not – silence is the sharper sword.” ― Samuel Johnson


84. “There are times when silence has the loudest voice.” –Leroy Brownlow


85. In no way be bullied into silence. Hardly ever permit on your own to become made a sufferer. Acknowledge no one’s definition of one’s lifetime; define oneself.” — Harvey Fierstein


86. “he said: ‘My fate, O King, led me hither, through perils such as few even of the Elves would dare. And here I have found what I sought not indeed, but finding I would possess for ever. For it is above all gold and silver, and beyond all jewels. Neither rock, nor steel, nor the fires of Morgoth, nor all the powers of the Elf-kingdoms, shall keep from me the treasure that I desire. For Luthien your daughter is the fairest of all the Children of the World.’ Then silence fell upon the hall...”


87. “It is easier not to say anything. Shut your trap, button your lip, can it. All that crap you hear on TV about communication and expressing feelings is a lie. Nobody really wants to hear what you have to say.”


88. “Time and silence are the most luxurious things today.”


89. “Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.”


90. The truth hurts, but silence kills.” — Mark Twain


91. “If he who does not know kept silent, discord would cease.” – Socrates


92. “For an instant he sat in silent amazement. Then he burst into a hearty laugh.”


93. “The cruelest lies are often told in silence.”


94. “Let me silent be, for silence is the speech of love, the music of the spheres above.” – Richard Henry Stoddard


95. Discomfort brings engagement and change. Discomfort means you’re doing something that others were unlikely to do, because they’re hiding out in their comfortable zone. When your uncomfortable actions lead to success, the organization rewards you and brings you back for more.” Seth Godin


96. Be silent and safe—silence never betrays you. – John Boyle O’Reilly


97. “It is beautiful to talk about beautiful things and even more beautiful to silently gaze at them.” – Dejan Stojanovic


98. “As he lifted the 400-pound weights above his head, he was in agony... but he bore it in silence.”


99. “Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul.” – Ezra Taft Benson


100. “When I pronounce the word Future,


101. “If you’re asked: What is the silence? Respond: It is the first stone of the Wisdom’s temple.” – Pythagoras


102. “Silence and smile are two powerful tools. smile is the way to solve many problems and silence is the way to avoid many problems.”


103. “Spiteful words can hurt your feelings, but silence breaks the heart.”


104. “No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.” – Sam Rayburn


105. “Silence is golden until you have kids, then silence is suspicious.”


106. “By the time she reached her fifties, she was ageless—and, with her constant silence, her upright figure and her measured gestures, she seemed like a woman made out of wood, a kind of automaton that moved without thinking. ”


107. Successful people always have two things on their lips. Silence and a smile.” Anonymous


108. “What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?”


109. ″‘Bisa Bea, do you want to come out and play with us?’


110. “The daggers of silence last longer than anything ever spoken.” – Shannon L. Alder


111. “One need not always be saying something in this noisy world.” – Sarah Orne Jewett


112. “I am a soul of love. A heart of peace. A mind of stillness. A being of light.” — Anonymous


113. “The first great thing is to find yourself and for that you need solitude and contemplation – at least sometimes. I can tell you deliverance will not come from the rushing noisy centers of civilization. It will come from the lonely places.” – Fridtjof Nansen


114. 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.”


115. Encouraging wellness and prevention helps improve quality of life and can lower costs, too. I saw too many patients who had poor health because of their decisions, but too often, all they needed was a doctor to help point them in the right direction.” Charles Boustany


116. “Sometimes it’s better to be silent and smile.”


117. For many suffer but not everybody lives.” ― Laura Chouette


118. A good education would be devoted to encouraging and refining the love of the beautiful, but a pathologically misguided moralism instead turns such longing into a sin against the high goal of making everyone feel good, of overcoming nature in the name of equality.” Allan Bloom


119. “You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind.” –Sri Sathya Sai Baba


120. “There is greater comfort in the substance of silence than in the answer to a question.” – Thomas Merton


121. A wise man once said nothing” Anonymous


122. “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing


123. “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.” Emily Dickinson


124. “Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.” –Margaret Lee Runbeck


125. “Speech and silence. We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth.” – Emile M. Cioran


126. It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.” – Victor Hugo


127. “Sometimes silence can be beautiful. But you should try to communicate openly with your loved ones and pour your heart into the ears of understanding.” ― Mwanandeke Kindembo


128. “Confidence is silent. Insecurities are loud.”


129. Dubai is a vibrant city: big cars, big buildings.” John Rocha


130. “A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech.” – Plutarch


131. Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most.” — Bob Dylan


132. The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” — Albert Einstein


133. “All I want is blackness. Blackness and silence.” – Sylvia Plath


134. “Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.”


135. “I promise to dream with you both great dreams and small dreams. To ask your counsel in times of uncertainty. To honor your silence when you seek to be alone. To be ever wondrous at your curiosities and revelations. And to be ever rejuvenated by your passions …” ― Carew Papritz


136. All is known in the sacredness of silence.”


137. Silence helps stimulate your brain cells.


138. “The most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence.”


139. “All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.”


140. “When you’re comfortable with someone, you don’t need to always fill the void with noise. I liked it when we would just be.”


141. When you build in silence, they don’t know what to attack.


142. “The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of the opinion is, that it is robbing the human race.”


143. “It was the same way with silence. This was more than silence. A deaf person can feel vibrations. Here there was nothing to feel.”


144. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.”


145. Silence is the best response to a fool.


146. “My silence could mean that you are not worth the argument.”


147. “Silence speaks when words can’t.”


148. “Silence is more musical than any song.” Christina Rossetti


149. We need to be willing to be comfortable with discomfort in order to grow.” Michael Port


150. “She had the power of silent sympathy. That sounds rather dull, I know, but it’s not so dull as it sounds. It just means that a person is able to know that you are unhappy, and to love you extra on that account, without bothering you by telling you all the time how sorry she is for you.”


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


152. In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.” ― Rumi


153. “Spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.” –Susan Taylor


154. “Lying is done with words and also with silence.” – Adrienne Rich


155. “Speech is of time, silence is of eternity.”


156. “Listen closely… the eternal hush of silence goes on and on throughout all this, and has been going on, and will go on and on. This is because the world is nothing but a dream and is just thought of and the everlasting eternity pays no attention to it.” – Jack Kerouac


157. “Laughter will always be the best medicine, silence will always be the best revenge, and love will always be all you need.”


158. “But silence, do you hear me? Silence upon the whole subject; and let no one get before us in this design of discovering the center of the earth.”


159. “The smarter you get, the less you speak.”


160. “Silence is true wisdom's best reply.”


161. Silence. The most beautiful voice.” Anonymous


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


163. “The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.” — Sakyong Mipham


164. “Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.”


165. “Great souls suffer in silence.” – Friedrich Schiller


166. “Silence is something more than just a pause; it is that enchanted place where space is cleared and time is stayed and the horizon itself expands.”


167. How do I break the silence in a relationship?


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


169. “Silence can have tremendous healing power, but this should not be confused with loneliness.” ― Itayi Garande


170. “The things that we understand, create silence. The things that we do not, create emotion.” ― Kapil Gupta


171. “Branch-Seriously, more singing?


172. “Inner stillness is the key to outer strength.” — Jared Brock


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


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


175. “There was a brief silence. I think I heard snow falling.”


176. “Silence says a lot more than you think.”


177. “The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence.”


178. “Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man.” – Iain Duncan Smith


179. “Speech is great, but silence is greater.” – Thomas Carlyle


180. “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.” – Khaled Hosseini


181. “Without silence, there cannot be any real appreciation in life, which is as delicate in its inner fabric as a closed rosebud.” – Deepak Chopra


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


183. “Money buys a man’s silence for a time. A bolt in the heart buys it forever.”


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


185. “Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.”


186. “One must learn to be silent just as one must learn to talk.”


187. “In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity.” –Meister Eckhart


188. “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


189. “There is something hugely civilised about allowing long pauses in a conversation. Very few people can stand that kind of silence.” – James Robertson


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


191. “Talk doesn’t cook rice.” – Chinese proverb


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


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


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


195. Dubai is a place where dreams come true.” Asad Meah


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


197. Got Dubai on my mind.” Anonymous


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


199. “One must learn to be silent just as one must learn to talk.” – Virginia Woolf


200. “Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb.” – Pythagoras


201. We should be encouraging — not penalizing — folks who want to pursue higher education.” Sharice Davids


202. “Silence is the simple stillness of the individual under the Word of God… Silence is nothing else but waiting for God’s Word and coming from God’s Word with a blessing.”


203. “I don't think..." then you shouldn't talk, said the Hatter.”


204. Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence.” ― Richard Yates


205. “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


206. Silence is one of the great arts of conversation. – Marcus Tullius Cicero


207. “To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man.” ― Marcel Marceau


208. “Perhaps the most important thing we bring to another person is the silence in us, not the sort of silence that is filled with unspoken criticism or hard withdrawal. The sort of silence that is a place of refuge, of rest, of acceptance of someone as they are. We are all hungry for this other silence. It is hard to find. In its presence we can remember something beyond the moment, a strength on which to build a life.” – Rachel Naomi Remen


209. The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence.” ― Marianne Moore


210. “Embrace silence for a few minutes each day to recharge your energy and renew your frame of mind.”


211. “The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.”


212. We are living proof that when human beings have the courage and commitment to transform a dream into reality, there is nothing that can stop them. Dubai is a living example of that.” Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum


213. “Sound is our mind, silence is our being.”


214. You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.” Tom Hopkins


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


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


217. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein


218. Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.


219. “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


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


221. The biggest source of getting the country to a balanced budget is not by raising taxes or by cutting spending. It’s by encouraging the growth of the economy.” Mitt Romney


222. “When you have nothing to say, say nothing.”


223. Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.” John F. Kennedy


224. “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.”


225. “Silence is the cornerstone of character.” – Charles Alexander Eastman


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


227. “Sometimes there aren't words. The silence between us is flung wide as an ocean. But I manage to reach across it, to wrap my arms around him.”


228. “Silence has a music of its own. It is not dead, it is very much alive, it is tremendously alive. In fact, nothing is more alive than silence.” –Osho


229. “The space between two people can only be permeated by silence and not words.”


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


231. “Silence is the mother of truth.” –Benjamin Disraeli


232. “Silence is safer than speech.” – Epictetus


233. Comfort zones are most often expanded through discomfort.” Peter McWilliams


234. “Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.” – Albert Einstein


235. When you have to act or put effort, know that life is short. When you realize life is short, procrastination falls away. When you are expecting a result, know that life is eternal.”


236. “Keep your mouth closed until your mind is in gear.”


237. “Silenzio, Bruno!”


238. “Create space simply to “be” and clarity emerges for you to see.” — Gabriella Goddard


239. You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.” Zig Ziglar


240. “You can’t?” A pin could have dropped in the grass and it would have been heard in that moment as everyone grew perfectly silent to listen for his reply.”


241. Friendship is not diminished by distance or time, by imprisonment or war, by suffering or silence. It is in these things that it roots most deeply.” — Pam Brown


242. “This was a place of deep silence and brooding shadows, and the gods who lived here had no names.”


243. ″‘The most intelligent of creatures,’ he offers softly, ‘often make the fewest sounds.‘”


244. “I’m a master of speaking silently—all my life I’ve spoken silently and I’ve lived through entire tragedies in silence.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky


245. Never rush an emotion; everything in life has a rhythm, it is the pauses and silences that speak the truth.”


246. “The corridor was silent. It was necessary to walk very slowly, her hand on the wall. A man was curled on his side near the elevators, shivering. She wanted to speak to him, but speaking would take too much strength, so she looked at him instead—I see you, I see you—and hoped this was enough.”


247. “True Silence is the rest of the Mind, and is to the Spirit, what Sleep is to the Body, Nourishment and Refreshment. It is a great Virtue; it covers Folly, keeps Secrets, avoids Disputes, and prevents Sin.” – William Penn


248. “Silence is sometimes the severest criticism.” – Charles Buxton


249. “Speech is the small change of silence.” – George Meredith


250. Silence gives answers.”


251. “Music is the silence between the notes.” – Claude Debussy


252. 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


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


254. Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.”


255. “Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


256. “The elephants were standing absolutely still. Elmer had never seen them so serious before. The more he looked at the serious, silent, still, standing elephants, the more he wanted to laugh.”


257. Silence is the most powerful scream.


258. “Without silence, God disappears in the noise. And this noise becomes all the more obsessive because God is absent. Unless the world rediscovers silence, it is lost. The earth then rushes into nothingness” (80


259. “My silences had not protected me. Your silence will not protect you. But for every real word spoken, for every attempt I had ever made to speak those truths for which I am still seeking, I had made contact with other women while we examined the words to fit a world in which we all believed, bridging our differences.”


260. 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


261. “Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.” – Josh Billings


262. “Actually, time is neutral. It can be used either destructively or constructively. I am coming to feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than the people of good will. We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.”


263. “There is a time to be quiet and a time to talk.” – Aung San Suu Kyi


264. Listen to the silence inside the illusion of the world, and you will remember the lesson you forgot.” — Jack Kerouac


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


266. Lean into the discomfort of the work.” Brené Brown


267. “The closer you are to the truth, the more silent you become inside.”


268. The purpose for this body to exist is to make you aware of how beautiful you are, and to make it possible to live all the values you cherish and create a world of divinity around you.”


269. “Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone.” – Gertrude Stein


270. “I’ve excluded happiness as one of those possibilities we seek for ourselves. Oh, I still want it, but that’s beside the point. Contentment - they say it’s the ultimate, but I can’t even wish for that. I don’t even want the desire to be content. I can only hope for silence.”


271. “People are like music, some speak the truth and others are just noise.” – Bill Murray


272. “Do whatever you need to slow down. It is time to explore what you are carrying within.” — Roxana Jones


273. “There comes a moment when the silence between two people can have the purity of a diamond.” – Philippe Djian


274. “Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.” –Napoleon Hill


275. Silence helps you to process information.


276. “I have never heard a more eloquent silence.”


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


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


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


280. “The best answer to anger is silence.” –Marcus Aurelius


281. “There are some virtues to not saying what you think all the time.” –Margaret Atwood


282. “Silence can often be more disturbing than noise, it reveals the complicated mechanism of our thoughts.”


283. If you think your faith in God does God a favor, you are mistaken. Your faith in God or your guru does nothing for God or guru. Faith is your wealth.”


284. “Silences are the most underrated part of comedy.”


285. We’re fascinated by the words – but where we meet is in the silence behind them.”


286. “It all adds up to one thing: peace, silence, solitude. The world and its noise are out of sight and far away. Forest and field, sun and wind and sky, earth and water, all speak the same language.”


287. Once the sand of Dubai has settled on your shoulders, you can never shake it off.” Anonymous


288. “Experience teaches us that silence terrifies people the most.”


289. “Listening to the eternal involves a silence within us.” – Osho


290. “Don’t you hate that? Uncomfortable silence. Why do we feel it’s necessary to talk about stupid stuff in order to feel comfortable? That’s when you know you’ve found somebody really special. When you can just shut the hell up for a minute and comfortably share a silence and look into their eyes.”


291. “Silence is sometimes the best answer.” – Dalai Lama


292. “Silence is medication for sorrow.” – Arab Proverb


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


294. “Yes, in my life, since we must call it so, there were three things, the inability to speak, the inability to be silent, and solitude, that’s what I’ve had to make the best of.”


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


296. ″... we had taken his silence as a sort of encouragement; necessarily, then, this talk of his was a disappointment to us, for it showed we had made no impression upon him... we knew then how the missionary must feel when he has been cherishing a glad hope and has seen it blighted.”


297. “Grandma’s house was the last one in town. Next to the row of glads was a woven-wire fence, and on the other side of that a cornfield. On the first nights I’d always lie up in bed, listening to the husky whisper of the dry August corn in the fields. Then on the second night I wouldn’t hear anything.”


298. Silence is a gift. Learn to value its essence.” Anonymous


299. “Silence falls, pulsing with the truth of what I’ve learned and what Dean has yet to acknowledge. Our relationship, our love, cannot and will never be perfect. It will, however, always belong only to us in all its flawed, intense beauty. Perfect in its very imperfection.” ― Nina Lane


300. “- Jason Alexander: Damn, it's quiet out here! I should've brought my radio.


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


302. “After another moment’s silence, she mumbled that I was peculiar, that that was probably why she loved me but that one day I might disgust her for the very same reason” ― Albert Camus


303. “If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence.”


304. “Dead silence along the street. The kid had done the unthinkable, he had chomped on one of Mars’s own bars. Not only that, but white kids just didn’t put their mouths where black kids had had theirs, be it soda bottles, spoons, or candy bars. And the kid hadn’t even gone for the unused end; he had chomped right over Mars Bar’s own bite marks.”


305. Shallow emotions. An incapacity to feel genuine love. A need for stimulation. Frequent verbal outbursts. Poor behavioural controls. These are just some of the things that social media are encouraging in all of us. They’re also a pretty comprehensive diagnostic checklist for sociopathy — in fact, that’s where I got the list.” Milo Yiannopoulos


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


307. Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


308. “Luxury, today, is solitude and silence.” – Paul-Henri Spaak


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


310. Growth inherently requires us to tolerate discomfort.” Butler J. Raines


311. There is no growth without discomfort.” Abhijit Naskar


312. “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard, nor welcomed, but when we are silent we are still afraid. So it is better to speak remembering we were never meant to survive.” – Audre Lorde


313. 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


314. So if there is any truth to it all – it is that everyone suffers in their own” ― Laura Chouette


315. “Sometimes a fight saves a relationship, where silence breaks it. Speak up for your heart, so that you won’t have regrets.”


316. 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


317. “The air was full of all the night noises that, taken together, make one big silence.”


318. “Anything you want to ask a teacher, ask yourself, and wait for the answer in silence.” –Byron Katie


319. Dubai is a safe place, and I never came across anything to worry about.”


320. “Money is power. Money is strength and safety. Even silence has to be paid for.”


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


322. “Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act.” – Annie Besant


323. “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.”


324. “If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.”


325. When you have nothing to say, say nothing.” — Charles Caleb Colton


326. Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” Francis Bacon


327. When words don’t come easy, I make do with silence and find something in nothing.” ― Strider Marcus Jones


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


329. A wise man once said nothing.


330. 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. – Deepak Chopra


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


332. For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering.” Billy Porter


333. Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. – Napoleon Hill


334. “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.”


335. Your silence will not protect you.” – Audre Lorde


336. “The things that we understand, create silence. The things that we do not, create emotion.”


337. “I used to be very scared of silence because I felt it was my responsibility to keep people occupied. That definitely spawns from an insecurity in myself. When people aren’t enjoying themselves, when I’m involved, it somehow comes back to it being my fault. But I do want people to have a good time.” – Dylan Sprouse


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


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


340. “If talk is cheap, then being silent is expensive. and many people it seems, can’t afford to buy into it.”


341. Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”


342. “When you have something to say, silence is a lie.”


343. “Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” – Peter Drucker


344. “Into the void of silence, into the empty space of nothing, the joy of life is unfurled.”


345. “We don't have to go back to my place, Angel. I can take you home, if that's what you want. Or, if you decide you want to sleep at my place, on opposite sides of my bedroom with a Do Not Cross line drawn down the middle, I'll do it. I won't like it, but I'll do it.”


346. “Noise: a stench in the ear.”


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


348. “We often sit together at my kitchen table. The whole afternoon might go by without our saying a word. If we do talk, we never speak in Yiddish. The words of our childhood became strangers to us—we couldn’t use them in the same way and so we chose not to use them at all. Life demanded a new language.”


349. “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts;


350. I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.” Xenocrates


351. “Your silence most offends me, and to be merry best becomes you.”


352. Sometimes quiet is violent.


353. “With a pleasant feeling of companionship, a sense that she was not the only living creature awake in this dark world, Griselda lay listening, contentedly enough, for the sweet, fresh notes of the cuckoo’s friendly greeting. But before it sounded again through the silent house she was once more fast asleep. And this time she slept till daylight had found its way into all but the very darkest nooks and crannies of the ancient dwelling.”


354. “You gotta be careful: don't say a word to nobody about nothing anytime ever.”


355. “Don’t force someone to remember you all the time. Just stay silent let them realize how they will be without you in their life.”


356. “I found I had less and less to say, until finally, I became silent, and began to listen. I discovered in the silence, the voice of God.” – Soren Kierkegaard


357. “Silence fertilizes the deep place where personality grows. A life with a peaceful center can weather all storms.” –Norman Vincent Peale


358. “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. It talks to me sometimes. I feel myself alive in it. It talks. And I can hear it.”


359. “Sound is our mind, silence is our being.” Osho


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


361. “When a question has no correct answer, there is only one honest response.


362. “Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.” – Balthasar Gracian


363. Whatever you need, you’ll find it in Dubai.” Anonymous


364. 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.”


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


366. No response is a response. And it’s a powerful one.


367. People may find it more comfortable to listen to us if we equivocate, but in the long run only words that discomfort them are going to change our situation.” Barbara Deming


368. “Judge with logic and reason, but comment not.”


369. “Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.” – Napoleon Hill


370. “All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” – Edmund Burke


371. “Only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking.” – Nicholas Sparks


372. Never miss a good chance to shut up.” ― Will Rogers


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


374. “I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.”


375. “The true genius shudders at incompleteness — imperfection — and usually prefers silence to saying the something which is not everything that should be said.”


376. “I wanted to be able to tell you the exact moment I fell in love with you. But I can’t do that.”


377. “If I were buying my coffin, I would get one with thicker walls so you couldn’t hear the other dead people.”


378. Stop your whining. If you are frightened, be silent. Whining is for prey. It attracts predators. And you are not prey.” ― Robin Hobb


379. “The palms, trooping to the edge of the beach, were motionless in the night air. All the world seemed to hold its breath as this boy climbed up out of the sea.”


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


381. “Don’t waste words with people who deserve your silence, Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.” ― Mandy Hale


382. “Silence creates its own violence.”


383. There is so much to discover in Dubai.” Mo Farrah


384. 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. – Emile M. Cioran


385. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”


386. “The captain did not even glance in her direction. Kit was not used to being ignored, and her temper flared. When a thin whimper from the child was silenced by a vicious cuff, her anger boiled over. Without a second’s deliberation she acted. Kicking off her buckled shoes and dropping the woolen cloak, she plunged headlong over the side of the boat.”


387. “Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm.”


388. From avoiding littering to encouraging local economy, there is a lot each one of us can do that will go a long way in keeping the country’s cultural legacy intact.” Shenaz Treasury


389. In the silence of LOVE you will find the Spark of LIFE.”


390. Silence can often be more disturbing than noise, it reveals the complicated mechanism of our thoughts.” – Jose Rodrigues Migueis


391. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” — Mahatma Gandhi


392. “The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.”


393. “The hopeless dream of being - not seeming, but being. At every waking moment, alert. The gulf between what you are with others and what you are alone. The vertigo and the constant hunger to be exposed, to be seen through, perhaps even wiped out. Every inflection and every gesture a lie, every smile a grimace. Suicide? No, too vulgar. But you can...” (CONTINUE READING)


394. “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.” – Emily Dickinson


395. “The answers you seek never come when the mind is busy, they come when the mind is still.” — Leon Brown


396. “Noise is a deceptive, addictive, and false tranquilizer. The tragedy of our world is never better summed up than in the fury of senseless noise that stubbornly hates silence. This age detests the things that silence brings us to: encounter, wonder, and kneeling before God” (56


397. “A yawn is a silent shout.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton


398. “Sometimes it’s better to let the silence do the talking.”


399. Encouraging words are good medicine for the soul.” Lailah Gifty Akita


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


401. When a question has no correct answer, there is only one honest response. The gray area between yes and no. Silence.” ― Dan Brown


402. Silence is a source of great strength.” Lao Tzu


403. Live your Dubai dream.” Anonymous


404. I was quiet, but I was not blind.


405. “He shook his head, just looking at me.


406. “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. Silence? No.”


407. “I have no opposition at all to technology. I think technology is a wonderful thing that has to be used thoughtfully, and we can't just assume that every bit of new technology improves the quality of life; it's really in how the technology is used. What I am very disturbed about is this trend of everything happening faster and faster and faster and there being more and more general noise in the world, and less and less time for quiet reflection on who we are, and where we're going.” – Alan Lightman


408. “Silence, I learned, is some times the most beautiful sound.” – Charlotte Eriksson


409. “The splendid thing


410. No matter how sweet it smells, if you know it will give you a discomfort later, don’t even attempt to taste it. Discipline yourself to stay out of sin!” Israelmore Ayivor


411. “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


412. “Secrets, silent, stony sit in the dark palaces of both our hearts: secrets weary of their tyranny: tyrants willing to be dethroned.”


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


414. Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.” — Thomas Carlyle


415. “I think that one’s art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.” – Emily Carr


416. Seek discomfort that is where the growth happens.” Dilip KS


417. God speaks in the silence of the heart.”


418. Negativity cannot remain without support. Positivity and happiness can exist without any reason.”


419. “If our “interior cell phone” is always busy because we are “having a conversation” with other creatures, how can the Creator reach us, how can he “call us”?” (144


420. “Silence fertilizes the deep place where personality grows. A life with a peaceful center can weather all storms.”


421. “The world's continual breathing is what we hear and call silence.”


422. “The two families rode in silence through the deserted streets to the field he warned, ‘Remember not a word from any of you.’ The guard recognized him as the chief test pilot for the new spaceship. ‘My family and some friends are coming down to watch me take off,’ he told the guard.”


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


424. “Still waters run deep.”


425. “In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” – Robert Lynd


426. “Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.”


427. Only silence perfects silence.” – A.R. Ammons


428. I love living in London but I would like to buy a place in Dubai and spend a few months of the year out there.” Kevin Pietersen


429. “Silence is sometimes the best answer.” –Dalai Lama


430. “Only silence perfects silence.” – A.R. Ammons


431. Silence is true wisdom’s best reply. -Euripides


432. “Quiet is the new loud.” – Joe Robtail


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


434. “Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.”


435. “When negative thoughts come, the key is to never verbalize them.”


436. Sometimes it’s better to let the silence do the talking.


437. The most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence.” ― Simon Van Booy


438. Behold the red and gold of the sunset. This is Dubai at its most picturesque, when the sun leaves a shimmering blaze of dusk on sails as buildings, boats and bridges twinkle in the distance all around.” Anonymous


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


440. “Once you’ve matured you realize silence is more powerful than proving a point.”


441. “Now all my teachers are dead except silence.”


442. “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


443. “To hear, one must be silent.” – Ursula K. Le Guin


444. “God speaks in the silence of the heart. listening is the beginning of prayer.” – mother teresa


445. “Oh man shut your anorexic malnutrition tapeworm-having overdose on Dick Gregory Bahamian diet-drinking ass up. Leave me alone!”


446. “Silences are the most underrated part of comedy.” – David Steinberg


447. Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply.


448. “The rest, is silence.”


449. “Silence is more musical than any song.” – Christina Rossetti


450. Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.” – Josh Billings


451. “Never miss a good chance to shut up.” – Will Rogers


452. Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.”


453. “A Litany for Survival


454. “Speak for yourself and from yourself, or be silent.” – George Henry Lewes


455. “Silence is the perfectest herald of joy. I were but little happy if I could say how much.’ William Shakespeare


456. “People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul.” Carl Jung


457. “Finding Nirvana is like locating silence.” – Jack Kerouac


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


459. Lean into the discomfort — said every wise person who decided to change and grow.” Kelly Leigh


460. “The disciplines of prayer, silence, and contemplation as practiced by the monastics and mystics are precisely that – stopping the noise, slowing down, and becoming still so that God can break through all our activity and noise to speak to us. Prayer serves to put all parts of our lives in God's presence, reminding us how holy our humanity really is.” – Jim Wallis


461. “Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.” – Charles de Gaulle


462. Silence is a true friend who never betrays. – Confucius


463. Silence is a beautiful healing therapy – allowing your soul to be at peace with your thoughts.” – Avijeet Das


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


465. “My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.”


466. “Now, Daisy, I want us to work out a signal system of communication. When I elbow you real hard in the face, that means: shut up.”


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


468. “Real action is in silent moments.”


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


470. “Within each of us, there is silence. A silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are.” – Gunilla Norris


471. All my life, I’ve had a fear of being told what to say, so I’m not telling people what to think. I’m encouraging them to say what they think.” Yungblud


472. “Lying is done with words, and also with silence.”


473. “It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”


474. Silence is the best response to a fool.” Anonymous


475. “The wise man will remain silent when needed because sometimes silence speaks the most truthfully.”


476. “Time and silence are the most luxurious things today.” Tom Ford


477. “Silence is the true friend that never betrays.” –Confucius


478. “The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


479. “The word ‘listen' contains the same letters as the word ‘silent.'” – Alfred Brendel


480. Silence before being born, silence after death: life is nothing but noise between two unfathomable silences.”


481. Give vulnerability a shot. Give discomfort its due. Because I think he or she who is willing to be the most uncomfortable is not only the bravest, but rises the fastest.” Tim Ferriss


482. “Silence is like a river of grace inviting us to leap unafraid into its beckoning depths.”


483. “Hope will never be silent.”


484. “Leisure is a form of silence, not noiselessness. It is the silence of contemplation such as occurs when we let our minds rest on a rosebud, a child at play, a Divine mystery, or a waterfall.” –Bishop Fulton J. Sheen


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


486. Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean.”


487. Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.” Anonymous


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


489. “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.” – Nicholas Sparks


490. Truth is the offspring of silence and meditation.”


491. “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.” ― Shannon L. Alder


492. “When I was supposed to be awake, I was asleep. When I was supposed to sleep, I was silent. When a pleasure offered itself to me, I avoided it.”


493. “Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”


494. “Alma. Janine. Dolores. Moira. June.”


495. “Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.” – William S. Burroughs


496. “A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.” – Dante Alighieri


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


498. “Silence isn’t empty, it’s full of answers.”


499. “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” –Dalai Lama


500. Only silence perfects silence.” A.R. Ammons


501. “Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


502. “Silence is the perfectest herald of joy.” – William Shakespeare


503. “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.” – Shannon L. Alder


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


505. “The most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence.” – Simon Van Booy


506. “The cruelest lies are often told in silence.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


507. “Men of few words are the best men.” – william shakespeare


508. You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind.” — Sathya Sai Baba


509. Is silence good in a relationship?


510. “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.” – Deepak Chopra


511. “Work hard in silence, let your success make the noise.”


512. “Silence was not the absence of sound but was itself a sound that could be loud or soft, soothing or disturbing, complex or simple.” – Julius Lester


513. The smarter you get, the less you speak.


514. “A restless mind that seeks peace finds a true paradise when he finds a place where its soul blessed with silence!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan


515. “A wise man once said nothing.” – Anonymous


516. “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.” – Brennan Manning


517. Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.” – Epictetus


518. “There are five stages of meditation, each one leading gradually into the next: concentration, meditation, contemplation, illumination, and inspiration.” – Benjamin Creme


519. Silence doesn’t mean we have run out of things to say, only that we are trying not to say them.” – Kwame Alexander


520. “Within each of us, there is silence. A silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are.”


521. “Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.” – Khalil Gibran


522. “Does not everything depend on our interpretation of the silence around us?”


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


524. “A heart worth loving is one you understand, even in silence.”


525. Too many Americans who struggle with mental health illnesses are suffering in silence rather than seeking help, and we need to see to it that men and women who would never hesitate to go see a doctor if they had a broken arm or came down with the flu, that they have that same attitude when it comes to their mental health.” — Barack Obama


526. “Silence is an acoustic veil that protects the mystery… a sort of sonic iconostasis” (124, 136


527. Dubai has taught me the definition of thinking big.” Anonymous


528. Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression. – Mark Helprin


529. “Speaking comes by nature, silence by understanding.” – German proverb


530. 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. – Michael Bassey Johnson


531. “A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.” ― Dante Alighieri


532. Fear, uncertainty and discomfort are your compasses toward growth.” Anonymous


533. “There are in life a few moments so beautiful, that even words are a sort of profanity.”


534. “Retiring into silence and solitude, man, so to speak, is ‘exposed’ to reality in his nakedness”


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


536. “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.” –Deepak Chopra


537. “We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn.”


538. “Silence is not always tact and it is tact that is golden, not silence.” – Samuel Butler


539. “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.”


540. The quieter you become, the more you can hear.


541. “Create the space and a bigger life happens.” — Alysia Reiner


542. Freedom is a timeless value. The United Nations Charter calls for encouraging respect for fundamental freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights mentions freedom more than twenty times. All countries have committed to protecting individual freedoms on paper – but in practice, too many break their pledge.” Ban Ki-moon


543. “Your very silence shows you agree.”


544. “Silence is the true friend that never betrays.” – Confucius


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


546. If we can only speak to slander our betters, let us hold our tongues.” ― Anne Brontë


547. Have a little Dubai in you.” Anonymous


548. “The truth is silent. The truth doesn’t come with words. It’s something that I just know; it’s something that I can feel without words, and it’s called silent knowledge.”


549. “Speak only if it improves upon the silence.” – Mahatma Gandhi


550. “The quiet mind is richer than a crown.” – Robert Greene


551. “At least if I keep my love a secret, he and I can still have this wonderful, odd, exciting relationship where I love him in silence and pretend he’s loving me in silence too.” ― Katy Evans


552. “Nothing else was said until we came to the bend in the road where you can first see the Hanging Rock coming up out of the trees in the distance. I pointed it out to her and said something about the Rock having made a lot of trouble for a lot of people since the day of the Picnic. She leaned right across me and shook her fist at it and I hope I never have to see an expression like that on another face.”


553. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” – elbert hubbard


554. “Nowadays silence is looked on as odd and most of my race has forgotten the beauty of meaning much by saying little. Now tongues work all day by themselves with no help from the mind.” – Toni Morrison


555. “Successful people always have two things on their lips. Silence and a smile.”


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


557. I turn off the radio, listen to the quiet. Which has its own, rich sound. Which I knew, but had forgotten. And it is good to remember.” ― Elizabeth Berg


558. Only cowards hide behind silence.”


559. “To silence another, first be silent yourself.” – Latin Proverb


560. “It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.” – Victor Hugo


561. “There was a silence—a comfortable replete silence. Into that silence came The Voice. Without warning, inhuman, penetrating . . . ‘Ladies and gentlemen! Silence, please! . . . You are charged with the following indictments.‘”


562. “Before now, and for quite some time, we maintained our decorum and suffered in silence whatever you men did, because you wouldn’t let us make a sound.”


563. “When you want to understand something, you should remain silent.”


564. The more you practice tolerating discomfort, the more confidence you’ll gain in your ability to accept new challenges.” Amy Morin


565. Living in a house where domestic violence goes on every day never feels like home. You don’t have to suffer in silence. I’m giving my full support to this website as it will give proper and practical advice about what to do if you feel afraid. Remember, you’re not alone.” — Beverley Knight


566. “Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.” – Alan Watts


567. I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.” – Khalil Gibran


568. Wise people are not always silent, but they know when to be.


569. Because sometimes silence speaks much louder than words possibly could.” ― Elizabeth Eulberg


570. “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


571. “An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind.” –Walter Bagehot


572. “Over increasingly large areas of the United States, spring now comes unheralded by the return of the birds, and the early mornings are strangely silent where once they were filled with the beauty of bird song.”


573. “To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” — Lao Tzu


574. “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.”


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


576. “We need silence to be able to touch souls.” – Mother Teresa


577. “Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.” – Euripides


578. “Those who can sense your sadness in your smiles, can hear your words in your silence, can feel your love in your anger, trust them. They are your REAL, TRUE and PURE RELATIONSHIPS.”


579. “Silence is the wit of fools.” –Anatole France


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


581. “‘Where there is no experience, I believe the wise man is silent.’”


582. I’m always friendly and encouraging on set. I want people to be at their best creatively.” Mark Wahlberg


583. “The silent man is the best to listen to.” – Japanese proverb


584. “She was inside this silence and she was safe. ”


585. When you’re comfortable with someone, you don’t need to always fill the void with noise. I liked it when we would just be. – Elizabeth Eulberg


586. “Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply.”


587. “The more you know the less you need to say.” – Jim Rohn


588. “There are people and nations, Mother, that I would like to say to you by name. I entrust them to you in silence, I entrust them to you in the way that you know best.” – Pope John Paul II


589. “I didn’t like having to explain to them, so I just shut up, smoked a cigarette, and looked at the sea.” – Albert Camus


590. “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.”


591. “Already I have dropped back into the desert as if it were my own place. Silence and solitude all around me like an impenetrable veil. Sleep more profound that civilization contrives. And then, the roadless desert, again.”


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


593. “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.” –Emily Dickinson


594. Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity.” ― Deepak Chopra


595. “Listening to the eternal involves a silence within us.” – Thomas Raymond Kelly


596. Now all my teachers are dead except for silence.” — W. S. Merwin


597. Discomfort is the call to set yourself free.” Byron Katie


598. Silence remains, inescapably, a form of speech.” Susan Sontag


599. We believe that by encouraging critical thinking and processing of knowledge we are creating full, well-rounded human beings that will enable Qatar to build up its society. You cannot build a healthy society without giving your citizens a sense of ownership. Otherwise, they will not share with you the responsibilities.” Moza bint Nasser


600. “Learn to be silent and listen, when you hear words of wisdom.” –Remez Sasson

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