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In some causes silence is dangerous. (Quote by - Saint Ambrose)

Silence in times of suffering is the best. (Quote by - John Dryden)

The perversion of the mind is only possible when those who should be heard in its defense are silent. (Quote by - Archibald MacLeish)

And they three passed over the white sands, between the rocks, silent as the shadows. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

The mind contracts herself and shrinketh in, And to herself she gladly doth retire. (Quote by - Sir J Davies)

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. It is a great virtue: it covers folly, keeps secrets, avoids disputes, and prevents sin. (Quote by - William Penn )

If there's a silence in a room I'll try to fill it as soon as humanly possible. (Quote by - Matthew Perry)

To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

I always believed that my silence on several topics will be an advantage in the long run. (Quote by - Aishwarya Rai)

If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results. (Quote by - Emily Bronte)

Silence has never brought us anything of worth (Quote by - Audre Lorde)

He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence. (Quote by - William Dean Howells)

Be silent, or say something better than silence. (Quote by - Pythagoras)

He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows, nor judge all he sees. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Keep quiet and people will think you a philosopher. (Quote by - Latin proverb)

It's very important in life to know when to shut up. You should not be afraid of silence. (Quote by - Alex Trebek)

In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity. (Quote by - Meister Eckhart)

It was still quiet in the house, and not a sound was heard from outside, either. Were it not for this silence, my reverie would probably have been disrupted by reminders of daily duties, of getting up and going to school. (Quote by - Herman Hesse)

In silence and movement you can show the reflection of people. (Quote by - Marcel Marceau)

Silence does not always mark wisdom. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

What she doesn't say is just as important as what she does say -- but there's so much more of it. I think from now on I'm going to stick to what she actually does say because I don't have that kind of time. (Quote by - Jonathan Katz)

Woman, to women silence is the best ornament. (Quote by - Sophocles)

Silence often expresses 'more powerfully than speech the verdict and judgment of society. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

The greatest triumphs of propaganda have been accomplished, not by doing something, but by refraining from doing. Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

The cruelest lies are often told in silence. (Quote by - Robert L. Stevenson)


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