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silence picture quotes

Picture quote about success

Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise

Picture quote by Plato about silence

Your silence gives consent. ⏤ Plato

Picture quote by Sayings about silence

Silence is better than bullshit. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Lao Tzu about strength

Silence is a source of great strength. ⏤ Lao Tzu

Picture quote by William Henry about wisdom

Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence. ⏤ William Henry

Picture quote by Unknown about speech

Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all. ⏤ Unknown

Picture quote by Publilius Syrus about wisdom

I often regret that I have spoken; Never that I have been silent. ⏤ Publilius Syrus

Picture quote by Sayings about success

Work hard in silence. Let your succes be the noise. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about importance

Our lives begin to end the day we remain silent about things that matter. ⏤ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Picture quote by Frank Ocean about success

Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise. ⏤ Frank Ocean

Picture quote by Sayings about personality

Life is too short to silence your personality. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote about wisdom

Silence gives you space.

Picture quote by Unknown about happiness

Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world that never stops talking. ⏤ Unknown

Picture quote by Seneca about wisdom

It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence. ⏤ Seneca

Picture quote about success

Work hard in silence, let success make the noice.

Picture quote by Sayings about creativity

When you build in silence, people don't know what to attack. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about silence

I like people i can have comfortable silences with. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about success

Work in silence and let your success speak. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about memories

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

Picture quote by Rumi about love

I will be waiting here, for you silence to break, for your soul to shake, for your love to wake. ⏤ Rumi

Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about silence

A time comes when silence is betrayal. ⏤ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Picture quote by Publilius Syrus about regret

I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence. ⏤ Publilius Syrus

Picture quote by Will Rogers about silence

Never miss a good chance to shut up. ⏤ Will Rogers

Picture quote by Muhammad Ali about silence

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

Picture quote by George Carlin about silence

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. ⏤ George Carlin

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Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak–and speak in such a way that people will remember it.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, musician

The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.

Caroline Myss, author

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Speak only if it improves upon the silence.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Silence has many beauties.

Sophocles, poet

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.

Rumi, poet

Silence is a source of great strength.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Silence is the true friend that never betrays.

Confucius, philosopher

The silence depressed me. It wasn't the silence of silence. It was my own silence.

Sylvia Plath, poet

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.

Arabic Proverbs,

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.

William Penn, leader

Still waters run deep.

English Proverbs,

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, novelist

I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.

Publilius Syrus, writer

The whisper of a pretty girl can be heard further than the roar of a lion.

Arabic Proverbs,

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.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Silence implies consent.


Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.

Muhammad Ali, boxer

Silence is never more golden than when you hold it long enough to get all the facts before you speak.


That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.

Thomas Hardy, novelist

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.

Abraham Lincoln, president

If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it.

Calvin Coolidge, president

Silence is more eloquent than words.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Your silence gives consent.

Plato, philosopher

There's nothing wrong with having nothing to say -- unless you insist on saying it.


Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.

Publilius Syrus, writer

The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.

Edgar Allan Poe, writer

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.

Philip Pullman, writer

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.

Charles De Gaulle, leader

Silence is the virtue of fools.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Silence is better than unmeaning words.

Pythagoras, mathematician

Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

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

Phyllis Mcginley, author

Not to ask is not be denied.

John Dryden, poet

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

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

Helen Keller, author

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

Dame Edith Sitwell,

Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.

Plutarch, philosopher

Speech is of time, silence is of eternity.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

I shall assume that your silence gives consent.

Plato, philosopher

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.

William Penn, leader

A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing.

John Tillotson, theologian

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

Brigham Young, leader

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

I went down with the ship but I kept my mouth shut so I didn't drown like the rest of them.


Those that are silent profess consent.


'Tis best to be silent in a bad cause.

Ovid, poet

Keep your mouth closed until your mind is in gear.


When little is done, little is said; silence is the mother of truth.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.

Winston Churchill, politician

Silence is argument carried out by other means.

Che Guevara, revolutionary

You are a slave to what you do say, a master of what you don't say.


It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even when you know what you're talking about.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

I don't know whether to keep silent and let people think I am ignorant or open my mouth and release all doubts.


The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.

Mark Helprin, novelist

He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

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, poet

If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.

Emily Bronte, novelist

We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.

Malala Yousafzai, activist

If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it.

Austin O'Malley, physicist

There are grammatical errors even in his silence.

Stanislaw Lec, poet

From politics it was an easy step to silence.

Jane Austen, writer

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?

Federico Fellini, director

I have been breaking silence these twenty-three years and have hardly made a rent in it.

Henry David Thoreau, author

He had occasional flashes of silence that made his conversation perfectly delightful.

Sydney Smith, clergyman

Silence is the mother of truth.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?

Marcel Marceau, actor

In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto!

Robert Burns, poet

These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.

Anthony De Mello,

Lying is done with words and also with silence.

Adrienne Rich, poet

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.

Paul Robeson, actor

Deep vengeance is the daughter of deep silence.

Vittorio Alfieri, dramatist

In silence - and in self-defense - I figured things out in my own little way.

Loretta Young, actress

Everything is Song. Everything is Silence. Since it all turns out to be illusion, perfectly being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, you are free to die laughing.

James Broughton, director

Silence is the perfectos herald of joy. I were but little happy if I could say how much.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

And Silence, like a poultice, comesTo heal the blows of sound.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

Silence is the unbearable repartee.

G. K. Chesterton, writer

An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind.

Walter Bagehot, author

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

Samuel Beckett, playwright

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

Pierre Bourdieu, sociologist

Touch not the flute when drums are sounding around; when fools have the word, the wise will be silent.

Johann Gottfried Von Herder,

These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within and that this kind of truth gives me the power to conquer emotions I didn't even know existed.

Ricky Martin, musician

There are times when silence has the loudest voice.

Leroy Brownlow,

As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment.

John Steinbeck, author

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

Mark Stevens, actor

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.

Devon Werkheiser, actor

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.

Martin Buber, philosopher

In some causes silence is dangerous.

Saint Ambrose, saint

The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government.

William O. Douglas, judge

...And, all at once, the moon arouse through the thin ghastly mist, And was crimson in color... And they lynx which dwelleth forever in the tomb, came out therefrom. And lay down at the feet of the demon. And looked at him steadily in the face.

Edgar Allan Poe, writer

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

Leopold Stokowski, musician

Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.

Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher

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