8 Quotes Regarding Silence


Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.
Zeno

There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.
Vittorio Alfieri

Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better, Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
Thomas Carlyle

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving in words evidence of the fact.
George Eliot

Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.
Akhenaton

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
George Bernard Shaw

Of what one cannot speak of that one must keep silent.
Ludwig Wittgenstan

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