Silent - Silence Quotes

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

That man’s silence is wonderful to listen to.

Silence is not always tact, and it is tact that is golden – not silence.

Silence is a friend who will never betray.

A child enters your home and makes so much noise for twenty years that you can hardly stand it: then departs leaving the house so silent that you think you will go mad.

All Heaven and Earth are still, though not in sleep, But breathless, as we grow when feeling most.

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

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.

There can be no power without mystery. There must always be a ‘something’ which others cannot altogether fathom, which puzzles them, stirs them, and rivets their attention… Nothing more enhances authority than silence. It is the crowning virtue of the strong, the refuge of the weak, the modesty of the proud, the pride of the […]

If the police arrest a mime, do they tell him he has the right to remain silent?