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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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Let the veil of silence fall presently over what happened afterwards. Silence, too, can speak out.
~By Lech Walesa ~


What a mysterious thing madness is. I have watched patients whose lips are forever sealed in a perpetual silence. They live, breathe, eat; the human form is there, but that something, which the body can live without, but which cannot exist without the body, was missing.
~By Nellie Bly ~


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


Who tells a finer tale than any of us. Silence does.
~By Isak Dinesen ~


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


Silence is the wit of fools.
~By Anatole France ~


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 ~


The news media's silence, particularly television news, is reprehensible. If we knew as much about Darfur as we do about Michael Jackson, we might be able to stop these things from continuing.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.
~By George Steiner ~


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 ~


Some persons talk simply because they think sound is more manageable than silence.
~By Margaret Halsey ~


One of the best things about paintings is their silence - which prompts reflection and random reverie.
~By Mark Stevens ~


Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them. They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie.
~By Sam Mendes ~


I love silence.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.
~By Georg Trakl ~


It's very important in life to know when to shut up. You should not be afraid of silence.
~By Alex Trebek ~


Music is the silence between the notes.
~By Claude Debussy ~


Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small. Expressive and silenced. Deep and dead.
~By Cherrie Moraga ~


To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


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 ~


The only way to silence a room that's laughing at you is to sort of take over.
~By Peter Sarsgaard ~


Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away- and leaves behind only silence.
~By Pam Brown ~


Sometimes I wish that applause would come just a bit later, when it is so beautifully hushed that I feel like holding my breath in the silence of the end.
~By Emanuel Ax ~


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


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


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 ~


Nature's music is never over; her silences are pauses, not conclusions.
~By Mary Webb ~


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


Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


There are many types of silence. There is a silence before the note, there is a silence at the end and there is a silence in the middle.
~By Daniel Barenboim ~


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


The correction of silence is what kills; when you know you have transgressed, and your friend says nothing, and avoids your eye.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


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 ~


Speech is the small change of silence.
~By George Meredith ~


The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint.
~By Marianne Moore ~


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


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


It was still quiet in the house, and not a sound was heard from outside, either. Were it not for this silence, my reverie would probably have been disrupted by reminders of daily duties, of getting up and going to school.
~By Herman Hesse ~


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 ~


African women in general need to know that it's OK for them to be the way they are - to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence.
~By Wangari Maathai ~


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 ~


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


No one nor anything can silence me.
~By Dmitri Mendeleev ~


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 ~


I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't.
~By Audre Lorde ~


I got quite bored, serving in the bar. Since I was there, the customers wouldn't talk about women, and with half their subject matter denied them, it was: horses, silence; horses, silence.
~By Bernadette Devlin ~


Silence is more musical than any song.
~By Christina Rossetti ~


Ever since I came to Congress in 1992, there are those who have been trying to silence my voice. I've been told to "sit down and shut up" over and over again. Well, I won't sit down and I won't shut up until the full and unvarnished truth is placed before the American people.
~By Cynthia McKinney ~


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 ~


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


I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


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


I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.
~By Thomas Hood ~


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


All the big powers they've silenced me. So much for free speech and choice on this fundamental human right.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body.
~By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~


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 ~


It is tact that is golden, not silence.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


People are never quiet. It's go, go, go. I'm a go-getter, but you need rest and silence, just to sit around and think about things.
~By Dana Hill ~


I've had every advantage in the world, despite the 18 years of silence which were nobody's fault but mine.
~By Gordon Getty ~


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


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


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


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


I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


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


When friends and lovers die and your world gets quieter; that's when the silence comes closer; that's when next isn't the least bit theoretical or abstract.
~By Bruce Jackson ~


If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer?
~By Steven Wright ~


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 ~


Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


A small silence came between us, as precise as a picture hanging on the wall.
~By Jean Stafford ~


Everything in life is speaking in spite of it's apparent silence.
~By Hazrat Inayat Khan ~


You haven't partied until you've partied at dawn in complete silence with Buddhist monks.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


With the exception of the New York Times, Fox news, and Lou Dobbs of CNN, and talk radio, the rest of the mainstream media has basically been silenced like a bunch of dumb monkeys.
~By Curt Weldon ~


Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.
~By Phyllis McGinley ~


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


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


The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.
~By Michel De Certeau ~


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.
~By Mother Teresa ~


Silence is refreshment for the soul.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech, adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices. What role does silence have in all this noise?
~By Federico Fellini ~


She would sit by herself in the middle of the old stoe amphitheatre, with the sky's starry vault overhead, and simply listen to the great silence around her.
~By Michael Ende ~


Silence is an ornament for women.
~By Sophocles ~


For that reason you can't write with music playing, and anyone who says he can is either writing badly, or not listening to the music, or lying. You need to hear what you're writing, and for that you need silence.
~By Philip Pullman ~


Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.
~By Elizabeth I ~


I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night, when everyone has retired.
~By Zane Grey ~


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 ~


Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.
~By Mark Helprin ~


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


I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly.
~By Sting ~


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

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