quote by T. S. Eliot

If we really want to pray we must first learn to listen, for in the silence of the heart God speaks.

— T. S. Eliot

Mind-blowing Silence Of The Heart quotations

Silence of the heart quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

Sometimes you search so hard for words.

You look for a way to interpret the language of this heart and the unspoken bond you feel. But in the end you are left with nothing but silence. And deep down you hope it’s understood.

Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart.

Silence of the heart quote Silence is better than bullshit.
Silence is better than bullshit.

One heart is not connected to another through harmony alone.

They are, instead, linked deeply through their wounds. Pain linked to pain, fragility to fragility. There is no silence without a cry of grief, no forgiveness without bloodshed, no acceptance without a passage through acute loss. That is what lies at the root of true harmony.

Dive into your heart center. Sit in the silence. Desire self-realization with all your heart, with all your mind, and all your soul. Everything will take care of itself.


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.

Silence of the heart quote Your silence gives consent.
Your silence gives consent.

You gave me hyacinths first a year ago;

They called me the hyacinth girl.' —Yet when we came back, late, from the Hyacinth garden, Your arms full, and your hair wet, I could not Speak, and my eyes failed, I was neither Living nor dead, and I knew nothing, Looking into the heart of light, the silence. Od' und leer das Meer.

If we understood the power of our thoughts, we would guard them more closely.

If we understood the awesome power of our words, we would prefer silence to almost anything negative. In our thoughts and words we create our own weaknesses and our own strengths. Our limitations and joys begin in our hearts. We can always replace negative with positive.

In the silence of the heart God speaks.

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.

Silence of the heart quote Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
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True forgiveness and love arise naturally, effortlessly, from the silence of the heart broken all the way open.


God speaks in the silence of the heart, and we listen.

And then we speak to God from the fullness of our heart, and God listens. And this listening and this speaking is what prayer is meant to be.

Let us love silence till the world is made to die in our hearts.

Let us always remember death, and in this thought draw near to God in our heart - and the pleasures of this world will have our scorn.

Silence of the heart quote Silence is a source of great strength.
Silence is a source of great strength.

It takes courage to grieve, to honor the pain we carry.

We can grieve in tears or in meditative silence, in prayer or in song. In touching the pain of recent and long-held griefs, we come face to face with our genuine human vulnerability, with helplessness and hopelessness. These are the storm clouds of the heart.

The morning is full of storm in the heart of summer.

The clouds travel like white handkerchiefs of goodbye, the wind, travelling, waving them in its hands. The numberless heart of the wind beating above our loving silence. Orchestral and divine, resounding among the trees like a language full of wars and songs.

There is a terrible hunger for love. We all experience that in our lives - the pain, the loneliness. We must have the courage to recognize it. The poor you may have right in your own family. Find them. Love them.

Silence of the heart quote It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flo
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.

Before you speak, it is necessary for you to listen, for God speaks in the silence of the heart.

In Silence the heart illumines; veil after veil is removed.In the heart shines the Light of Love.When the Light of Love is seen shining within your heart you behold the Light in all.Your heart will be filled with love and compassion for all.

Anger is the noise of the soul; the unseen irritant of the heart; the relentless invader of silence.

Silence of the heart quote Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence.

Out of the dusk a shadow, Then a spark;

Out of the cloud a silence, Then a lark; Out of the heart a rapture, Then a pain; Out of the dead, cold ashes, Life again.


The language of silence is the language of God, the language of silence is the language of the heart.

Silence of the heart quote Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerfu
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.

If all the skies were sunshine Our faces would be fain To feel once more upon them The cooling splash of rain. If all the world were music, Our hearts would often long For one sweet strain of silence, To break the endless song If life were always merry, Our souls would seek relief, And rest from weary laughter In the quiet arms of grief.

Nature can be trusted to work her own miracle in the heart of any man whose daily task keeps him alone among her sights, sounds and silences.

God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.

Silence of the heart quote You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth ha
You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth having.

Silence of the heart is necessary so you can hear God everywhere - in the closing of the door, in the person who needs you, in the birds that sing, in the flowers, in the animals.


Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing.

There is a time for silence. A time to let go... And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.

If spring came but once a century instead of once a year, or burst forth with the sound of an earthquake and not in silence, what wonder and expectation there would be in all the hearts to behold the miraculous change.

Silence of the heart quote Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your h
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.

Has my heart gone to sleep? Have the beehives of my dreams stopped working, the waterwheel of the mind run dry, scoops turning empty, only shadow inside? No, my heart is not asleep. It is awake, wide awake. Not asleep, not dreaming— its eyes are opened wide watching distant signals, listening on the rim of vast silence

Contact with the sacred occurs in the stillness of the heart and mind.

If there is any real destination to the spiritual quest, it is this point of silence, the middle of the spiral, the center of the self. ... The only map that does the spiritual traveler any good is one that leads to the center.

The two heart-grey puddles: two mouthsfull of silence.

Silence of the heart quote Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.

The deception at the heart of the feminist movement is nowhere more apparent than in the silence with which self-professed feminists and feminist movements ignore the inhumane treatment of women who live under Islamic law.

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

Sing to me in the silence of your heart and I will rise up to hear your triumphant song.

Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter.

To obtain the pure silence necessary for the disciple, the heart and emotions, the brain and its intellectualisms, have to be put aside. Both are but mechanisms, which will perish with the span of man's life. It is the essence beyond, that which is the motive power, and makes man live, that is now compelled to rouse itself and act.