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We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.
~By Philip Pullman ~


In horror movies today it's lots of fast cut shot and lots of loud noises on the soundtrack. I tried to do the opposite. Playing with silence for instance.
~By Alejandro Amenabar ~


In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.
~By Judy Garland ~


Silence is the mother of truth.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


Silence is an ornament for women.
~By Sophocles ~


It's time for women to make their voices heard. Their silence on the subject of war and peace is deafening.
~By Helen Thomas ~


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


In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer?
~By Steven Wright ~


But with exquisite breathing you smile, with satisfaction of love, And I touch you again as you tick in the silence and settle in sleep.
~By Karl Shapiro ~


He knew the lie of silence to be as evil as the lie of speech.
~By Gilbert Parker ~


When you're comfortable with someone you love, the silence is the best. And, that's how me and J. are. When we're in a room together, we don't have to say anything. It's for real.
~By Britney Spears ~


I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
~By Plato ~


Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace... on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.
~By William Drummond ~


Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
~By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~


Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs, they become naturally only objects of sense.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


It now becomes clear why the Bush Administration has been vigorously opposing congressional hearings. The Bush Administration has been engaged in a conspiracy of silence.
~By Cynthia McKinney ~


At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on.
~By Robert Stone ~


The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence.
~By Pierre Bourdieu ~


Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


A man is known by the silence he keeps.
~By Oliver Herford ~


Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm.
~By Aeschylus ~


A moment of silence is not inherently religious.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


To silence criticism is to silence freedom.
~By Sidney Hook ~


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


The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


I continued to protect him with my silence.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


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.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I am a prince I have it all, and I hear your foot steps on the wall, I wait in silence for your call, and take a shot and watch you fall.
~By Trey Anastasio ~


Great souls suffer in silence.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


It's kind of like Silence of the lambs meets Boogey Nights.
~By Brittany Daniel ~


The intellectual debility of contemporary conservatism is indicated by its silence on all important matters.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Deep vengeance is the daughter of deep silence.
~By Vittorio Alfieri ~


CAIR officials or former officials have been arrested on charges related to terrorism yet all it offers is silence and stonewalling in discussing what are its real motives.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


New-Year's Day arriving, and the ministers, to whom I wrote, remaining silent, I consider their silence as evidence, that they cannot prove what I said not to be from the Lord, and have therefore published as I was directed.
~By Joanna Southcott ~


Silence is a statement that is open to gross misinterpretation.
~By Craig Bruce ~


There may be something good in silence. It's a brand new thing. You can hear the funniest little discussions, if you keep turning the volume down. Shut yourself up, and listen out loud.
~By Wes Borland ~


If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.
~By George Eliot ~


When Silence of the Lambs did well commercially it was more than anything. My partner Ed Saxon and I were just so relieved that finally we had made a movie that had made some money!
~By Jonathan Demme ~


And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.
~By T. S. Eliot ~


When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.
~By William S. Burroughs ~


A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not - silence is the sharper sword.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Silence is the pause in me when I am near to God.
~By Arvo Part ~


Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
~By Margaret Lee Runbeck ~


If there's a silence in a room I'll try to fill it as soon as humanly possible.
~By Matthew Perry ~


I love silence.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


Silence moves faster when it's going backward.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


Now all my teachers are dead except silence.
~By W. S. Merwin ~


Strong efforts may be made to deny the place, to silence the authentic, but the spirit of things will break through that silence.
~By John Haynes ~


Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
~By Pindar ~


The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers... clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
~By George Catlin ~


And in the afternoon they entered a land - but such a land! A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses, submerged; a land of reptiles, silence, shadow, decay.
~By George Washington Cable ~


Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously.
~By Lance Morrow ~


If we don't bear witness as citizens, as people, as individuals, the right that we have had to life is sacrificed. There is a silence, instead of a speaking presence.
~By Jane Rule ~


Indeed if we Christians so tell our story that Judaism is silenced, then we have not spoken rightly of Christ.
~By Timothy Radcliffe ~


Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
~By Confucius ~


Where I am, I don't know, I'll never know, in the silence you don't know, you must go on, I can't go on, I'll go on.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


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.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Once I was condemned to three months' absolute silence. As I could not speak, I wrote a book.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds.
~By Isaiah Berlin ~


Their silence is praise enough.
~By Terence ~


My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


For sin is just this, what man cannot by its very nature do with his whole being; it is possible to silence the conflict in the soul, but it is not possible to uproot it.
~By Martin Buber ~


The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation.
~By Walter Elliot ~


Silence is the sure sign that you're on your way out in Hollywood.
~By Budd Schulberg ~


The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


In love, we worry more about the meaning of silences than the meaning of words.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


My first college roommate greeted me with a shocked silence followed by, 'So... you're black.'
~By Al Roker ~


Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.
~By Arthur Helps ~


A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence.
~By Leopold Stokowski ~


Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
~By Marcel Marceau ~


Silences have a climax, when you have got to speak.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot.
~By John Cage ~


When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
~By Ansel Adams ~


Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?
~By Brigham Young ~


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.
~By Saskya Pandita ~


Your silence gives consent.
~By Plato ~


Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
~By Helen Keller ~


The better the information it has, the better democracy works. Silence and secrecy are never good for it.
~By Kate Adie ~


I think the cinema you like has more to do with silence, and the theater you like has more to do with language.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


The most profound statements are often said in silence.
~By Lynn Johnston ~


I think so, Silence of the Lambs was a great, suspenseful thriller and I would expect Red Dragon to be similar. And I think it's very character driven.
~By Emily Watson ~


One of the greatest sounds of them all - and to me it is a sound - is utter, complete silence.
~By Andre Kostelanetz ~


Silence is better than unmeaning words.
~By Pythagoras ~


As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this.
~By Paul Robeson ~


Silence is safer than speech.
~By Epictetus ~


Jack Benny was, without a doubt, the bravest comedian I have ever seen work. He wasn't afraid of silence. He would take as long as it took to tell the story.
~By Bob Newhart ~


It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
~By Francis Beaumont ~


I always believed that my silence on several topics will be an advantage in the long run.
~By Aishwarya Rai ~


If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock and sit in silence and kind of meditate. Nature is calming, and it's nice to go out there and clear my head.
~By Devon Werkheiser ~

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