Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
The more you know the less you need to say.
The word 'listen' contains the same letters as the word 'silent.'
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
Let us be silent — so we may hear the whisper of the gods.
Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
Speak only if it improves upon the silence.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.
The truth is silent. The truth doesn't come with words. It's something that I just know; it's something that I can feel without words, and it's called silent knowledge.
Empathize with silence by listening for the feelings and needs behind it.
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
Silence is sometimes the only way to share the unsharable.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends.
Let thy speech be better than silence, or be silent.
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.
Nothing at times is more expressive than silence.
The great silent man! Looking round on the noisy inanity of the world,--words with little meaning, actions with little worth,--one loves to reflect on the great Empire of Silence.
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
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