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He had occasional flashes of silence that made his conversation perfectly delightful. (Quote by - Sydney Smith)

I belong to a nation which over the past centuries has experienced many hardships and reverses. The world reacted with silence or with mere sympathy when Polish frontiers were crossed by invading armies and the sovereign state had to succumb to brutal force. (Quote by - Lech Walesa)

Silence! coeval with eternity! thou wert ere Nature's self began to be; thine was the sway ere heaven was formed on earth, ere fruitful thought conceived creation's birth. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

CAIR officials or former officials have been arrested on charges related to terrorism yet all it offers is silence and stonewalling in discussing what are its real motives. (Quote by - Paul Weyrich)

A horrid stillness first invades the ear, And in that silence we the tempest fear. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Speech may be barren; but it is ridiculous to suppose that silence is always brooding on a nestful of eggs. (Quote by - George Eliot)

I'm exhausted from not talking. (Quote by - Sam Goldwyn)

I think the cinema you like has more to do with silence, and the theater you like has more to do with language. (Quote by - Ben Kingsley)

We may give more offense by our silence than even by impertinence. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested. (Quote by - Elizabeth I)

Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises. (Quote by - Margaret Sanger)

Of every noble work the silent part is best; of all expression, that which cannot be expressed. (Quote by - W.W. Story)

Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression. (Quote by - Mark Helprin)

If I cannot understand my friend's silence, I will never get to understand his words. (Quote by - J. Enoch Powell)

But with exquisite breathing you smile, with satisfaction of love, And I touch you again as you tick in the silence and settle in sleep. (Quote by - Karl Shapiro)

At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on. (Quote by - Robert Stone)

Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it. (Quote by - Francis Beaumont)

Silence is the sanctuary of prudence. (Quote by - Baltasar Gracian)

If we don't bear witness as citizens, as people, as individuals, the right that we have had to life is sacrificed. There is a silence, instead of a speaking presence. (Quote by - Jane Rule)

Silence is the mother of Truth. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

I continued to protect him with my silence. (Quote by - Joyce Maynard)

We need a reason to speak, but none to keep silent. (Quote by - Pierre Nicole)

Better silent than stupid. (Quote by - German proverb)

A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing. (Quote by - John Tillotson)


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