Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm.
In silence we must warp much of our life, because it is too fine for speech, because also we cannot explain it to others,and because somewhat we cannot yet understand.
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Silence is an ornament for women.
Your silence gives consent.
Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
Silence will save me from being wrong (and foolish), but it will also deprive me of the possibility of being right.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint," then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.
I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
Great souls suffer in silence.
Let go, and move closer to existence in silence and peace, in meditation.
We live in succession, in division, in parts, in particles. Meantime within man is the soul of the whole; the wise silence; the universal beauty,to which every part and particle is equally related, the eternal ONE.
That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men.
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
The cruellest lies are often told in silence.
Silence is better than unmeaning words.
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.