Best 3 019 of Silence quotes - MyQuotes
When people are proud of their speech, be proud of your silence.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Silence is a giver; it gives some things to you! Noise is a taker; it takes some things from you! Seek for the silence!
I 'm on the sea! I 'm on the sea! I am where I would ever be, With the blue above and the blue below, And silence wheresoever I go.
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
The unchangeable can only be realised in silence. Once realised, it will deeply affect the changeable, itself remaining unaffected.
Modern civilization has taught us to convert night into day and golden silence into brazen din and noise.
Henry David Thoreau
Such were garrulous and noisy eras, which no longer yield any sound, but the Grecian or silent and melodious era is ever soundingand resounding in the ears of men.
To think is to have doubt....yet even thinking will bring you to "no thought"....eventually.
Gertrude Stein, all courage and will, is a soldier of minimalism. Her work, unlike the resonating silences in the art of Samuel Beckett, embodies in its loquacity and verbosity the curious paradox of the minimalist form. This art of the nuance in repetition and placement she shares with the orchestral compositions of Philip Glass.
The desire to break the silence with constant human noise is, I believe, precisely an avoidance of the sacred terror of that divine encounter.
True forgiveness and love arise naturally, effortlessly, from the silence of the heart broken all the way open.
The nobleness of silence. The highest melody dwells only in silence,--the sphere melody, the melody of health.
The world is never quiet, even its silence eternally resounds with the same notes, in vibrations that escape our ears.
The dog who doesn't bark is about a silence that speaks; it is a good metaphor for the Pariah voice, the dog's voice, that we can sometimes hear only when it does not speak.
Poetic knowledge is born in the great silence of scientific knowledge.
Her bare feet whispered across the floor as she approached him with the sort of stealth that only small children and trained killers possess.
I think I am probably in love with silence, that other world. And that I write, in some way, to negotiate seriously with it.
And so silence and ...darkness hold happiness and joy?" he said softly. "Assuredly," she said, "provided one listens to the silence and gazes deeply into the darkness. Everything is there. Everything.
As Barbara Streisand discovered, adopting a militaristic posture against a tech-savvy mob of civil libertarians is not going to be of much help: Many of them run their own servers and blogs - and have thousands of friends on their social networks - so overzealous attempts to silence them only lead to wider dissemination of sensitive information.
To the imaginative, it is always something of an adventure to walk down a pleached alley. You enter boldly enough, but soon you find yourself wishing you had stayed outside — it is not air that you are breathing, but silence, the almost palpable silence of trees. And is the only exit that small round hole in the distance? Why, you will never be able to squeeze through that! You must turn back ... too late! The spacious portal by which you entered has in its turn shrunk to a small round hole.
Genuine wisdom is usually conspicuous through modesty and silence.
Silence is the speech of love, The music of the spheres above.
Mind cannot think without duality. Duality is the way of thinking. In silence, all dualities disappear.
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The duty of the one who wants to be silent is to be silent, period! Give little thought to the cacophony of the masses when silence is the best option and silence will speak for itself
I usually draw in silence, but listen to music or public radio when I'm painting, after all the important decisions have been made.
Silence, exile, cunning and so on... it's my nature to keep quiet about most things. Even the ideas in my work.
But even then I knew how it was going to be, I could feel the coming silence in the long, poisonous pauses that expanded as the night progressed.
The Greenland fjords are peculiar for the spells of completely quiet weather, when there is not enough wind to blow out a match and the water is like a sheet of glass. The kayak hunter must sit in his boat without stirring a finger so as not to scare the shy seals away. Actually, he can only move his eyes, as even the slightest move otherwise might mean game lost. The sun, low in the sky, sends a glare into his eyes, and the landscape around moves into the realm of the unreal. The reflex from the mirror-like water hypnotizes him, he seems to be unable to move, and all of a sudden it is as if he were floating in a bottomless void, sinking, sinking, and sinking.... Horror-stricken, he tries to stir, to cry out, but he cannot, he is completely paralyzed, he just falls and falls.
When the tongue fails to convey what the heart has in store; Silence, becomes the language of love.
It's the silence I imagine in the rest of the world, the silence of an endless ocean and uninhabitable island, a silence that can be seen from space.
Having to talk destroys the symphony of silence.
Best to live and love by the maxim that 'silence in the face of evil is evil itself', but when it's evil fighting evil, let evil kill itself.
They see that who they are is the silence in which sound is happening, the spaciousness in which movement occurs. This kind of recognition, whether fleeting or abiding, is called an awakening.
Isolation offered its own form of companionship: the reliable silence of her rooms, the steadfast tranquility of the evenings. The promise that she would find things where she put them, that there would be no interruption, no surprise. It greeted her at the end of each day and lay still with her at night.
Jordan B. Peterson
When you have something to say, silence is a lie—and tyranny feeds on lies.
Cato The Elder
He is nearest to the gods who knows how to be silent.
Each of us carries a room within ourselves, waiting to be furnished and peopled, and if you listen closely, you may need to silence everything in your own room, you can hear the sounds of that other room inside your head.
Silence holds the door against the strife of tongue and all the impertinences of idle conversation.
Am I a harp that the hand of the mighty may touch me, or a flute that his breath may pass through me? A seeker of silences am I, and what treasure have I found in silences that I may dispense with confidence?
Information is like water. It finds its way to all the wrong places.
To know that no one before you has seen an organ you are examining, to trace relationships that have occurred to no one before, to immerse yourself in the wondrous crystalline world of the microscope, where silence reigns, circumscribed by its own horizon, a blindingly white arena - all this is so enticing that I cannot describe it.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
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.
Silence is sometimes more significant and sublime than the most noble and most expressive eloquence, and is on many occasions the indication of a great mind.
It's not sincereity, it is truth which frees us, because it transforms us. It tears us away from our inmost slavery.
I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence.
Meditation is a social and political act. Listening and not-doing are actions far more powerful than most of us have yet begun to realize.
It is ill-manners to silence a fool and cruelty to let him go on
Thats when you know youve found somebody special. When you can just shut the f**k up for a minute and comfortably enjoy the silence.
Persuasive speech, and more persuasive sighs, Silence that spoke and eloquence of eyes.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Love delights in paradoxes. Saddest when it has most reason to be gay, sighs are the signs of its deepest joy, and silence is the expression of its yearning tenderness.
There are times when I have to take, I call it a “silence bath,” where I shut off all of the external gadgets. I go walk around, talk to people, and just live life for a while.