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I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. - Maxims (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this. (Quote by - Paul Robeson)

Three things are ever silent--Thought, Destiny, and the Grave. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton)

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few. (Quote by - Pythagoras)

Silence is the virtue of fools. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. (Quote by - Charles De Gaulle)

Silence is deep as Eternity; speech, shallow as Time. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

We have friends but they have not been made by silence or pussyfooting. If we have enemies, we do not placate them. (Quote by - William Grimes)

I am better able to retract what I did not say than what I did. (Quote by - Ibn Gabirol)

I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence. (Quote by - Thomas Hood)

A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech. (Quote by - Emile M. Cioran)

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death. (Quote by - Jean Jacques Rousseau)

Silence sweeter is than speech (Quote by - Dinah Maria Mulock)

I believe in the discipline of silence and could talk for hours about it. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue: he approaches nearest to the Gods, who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right. (Quote by - Cato)

Don't talk unless you can improve the silence. (Quote by - Lawrence Coughlin)

I shall assume that your silence gives consent. (Quote by - Plato)

I regret often that I have spoken, never that I have been silent. (Quote by - Syrus)

To be silent is but a small virtue; but it is a serious fault to reveal secrets. (Quote by - Ovid)

Silence is the unbearable repartee. (Quote by - G. K. Chesterton)

Silence is the safest response for all the contradiction that arises from impertinence, vulgarity, or envy. (Quote by - Johann Georg von Zimmermann)

But silence never shows itself to so great an advantage, as when it is made the reply to calumny and defamation, provided that we give no just occasion for them. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

To me so deep a silence portends some dread event; a clamorous sorrow wastes itself in sound. (Quote by - Sophocles)

The more you know the less you need to say. (Quote by - Jim Rohn)


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