101+ Best Silence Quotes, And Sayings

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Darkness devours every shining day.

A restless mind that seeks peace finds a true paradise when it finds a place where its soul is blessed with silence! ― Mehmet Murat ildan

Silence is a true friend who never betrays. – Confucius

Angeles Arrien quoted in The Millionth Circle by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

Silence Quotes

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right-doing, there is a field.

Silence can help you set the dimension of mindfulness with multiple associated mental health benefits. Being mindful can help you reduce anxiety and calm your nervous system. It helps settle your mind and body and redirects you to the present moment.

Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.

Darkness demands and always has its way.

Silence brings beauty out that you have not seen in your lover before.― Dina Husseini

Don’t look for meaning in the words. Listen to the silences.

Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity. ― Deepak Chopra

Silence is true wisdom’s best reply. – EuripidesYou can increase your self-awareness by remaining silent. Moreover, you get the chance to observe and accept your feelings and opinions without judging them. You also become aware of your mind and body when sitting in silence and stillness.

Some hearts understand each other, even in silence.

Sometimes in silence darkness comes.

Don’t waste words with people who deserve your silence, Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all. ― Mandy Hale

Samuel Beckett quoted in Forty Days of Solitude by Doris Grumbach

The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed. – Charlotte Bronte

The world’s continual breathing is what we hear and call silence.

Your silence will not protect you.

Silence helps stimulate your brain cells.
Studies suggest that keeping your mind quiet can help boost your brain’s growth. Our brain region is related to memories, learning abilities, and emotions. So, remaining silent can help enhance it better.

Silence isn’t empty, it’s full of answers.

Silence creates its own violence.

Silence is God’s first language; everything else is a poor translation. In order to hear that language, we must learn to be still and to rest in God.

I’ve begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own. ― Chaim Potok

Never miss a good chance to shut up. Silence helps relieve stress

Remaining silent helps lower cortisol adrenaline levels which helps reduce stress. Studies have found that two minutes of silence can calm your mind better than listening to relaxing music.

We will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. – Martin Luther King Jr

Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.

Those who can sense your sadness in your smiles can hear your words in your silence, can feel your love in your anger, and trust them. They are your REAL, TRUE, and PURE RELATIONSHIPS.

There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden, or even your bathtub.

The most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence. ― Simon Van Booy

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.

I decided it is better to scream. Silence is a real crime against humanity.

Sometimes it’s best to stay quiet. The silence can speak volumes without ever saying a word.

Slowly we became silent, and silence itself is an enemy of friendship.

A woman’s silence says it all. Her silence & lack of expression means that she’s reached her breaking point!

Silence is the shaft we descend to the depths of contemplation. Silence is the vehicle that takes us to the innermost center of our being which is the place for all authentic practice.

Stop your whining. If you are frightened, be silent. Whining is for prey. It attracts predators. And you are not prey.

Silence is more eloquent than words. – Thomas Carlyle

I don’t want to be married just to be married. I can’t think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can’t talk to, or worse, someone I can’t be silent with.

Silence helps you to process information. Your brain requires time to think, learn, and process things. You can create a quiet time during the day to help your brain make room for new information by storing away the old stuff.

No response is a response. And it’s a powerful one.

Silence is one of the deepest Disciplines of the Spirit simply because it puts the stopper on all self-justification.

There is no real aloneness. There is solitude and the nurturing silence that is a relationship with ourselves, but even then we are part of something larger. ― Linda Hogan

Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply. ― Ali Ibn Abi Talib AS

Silence is of different kinds, and breathes different meanings.

We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.

Silence aids in concentration. Silence makes you concentrate better to prevent noises from bombarding your brain and confusing your intentions. Background noise interferes with your concentration abilities. So, the best way to focus is by adopting a quiet environment.

Silence is true wisdom’s best reply. -Euripides

You have a grand gift for silence, Watson. It makes you quite invaluable as a companion.

Don’t you hate that? Uncomfortable silence. Why do we feel it’s necessary to talk about stupid stuff in order to feel comfortable? That’s when you know you’ve found somebody really special. When you can just shut the hell up for a minute and comfortably share a silence and look into their eyes.

We can’t stand the silence because silence includes thinking. And if we thought, we would have to face ourselves.

Because sometimes silence speaks much louder than words possibly could. ― Elizabeth Eulberg

A fool is known by his speech; a wise man by silence.

When I pronounce the word Future, the first syllable already belongs to the past.

The smarter you get, the less you speak.

Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it.

We fell into silence, both of us keeping our own secrets of what we’d suffered in the other’s absence. I wondered if we were trying to protect each other or simply didn’t want to admit to our own fears and weaknesses. ― Richelle Mead

Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others. ― Charlotte Eriksson

Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.

When I pronounce the word Silence, I destroy it.

There was a brief silence. I think I heard snow falling.–Erich Segal

Wise men, when in doubt about whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. – Napoleon Hill

Smeagol promises to Precious, promise faithfully. Never come again, never speak, no never!

The human heart has hidden treasures, in secret kept, in silence sealed; the thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, whose charms were broken if revealed ― Charlotte Bronte

Philip Simmons in Learning to FallLet me rest in Your will and be silent. Then the light of Your joy will warm my life. Its fire will burn in my heart and shine for Your glory. This is what I live for. Amen, amen.

Silence is the cornerstone of character. – Charles Alexander Eastman

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.

Saying nothing sometimes says the most. –Emily Dickinson

Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than the silence.

I suppose,’ said Pooh, ‘that that’s why he never understands anything.

In the silence behind what can be heard lies the answers we have been searching for so long. ― Andreas Fransson

Thomas Merton quoted in Dialogues with Silence edited by Jonathan Montaldo The seeker’s silence is the loudest form of prayer.

The quieter you become the more you are able to hear. – Rumi

Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom.

When words become unclear, I shall focus on photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.

All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone. –Blaise Pascal

The most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence. – Simon Van Booy

It is easier not to say anything. Shut your trap, button your lip, can it? All that crap you hear on TV about communication and expressing feelings is a lie. Nobody really wants to hear what you have to say.

I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face-to-face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company. ― Henry Miller

Swami Vivekananda quoted in Monastic Journey to India by M. Basil Pennington Silence will illuminate you in God. . . deliver you from phantoms of ignorance.

A fool is known by his speech, and a wise man by silence. –Pythagoras

True silence is the rest of the mind and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment, and refreshment. – William Penn

I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face-to-face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company.

Sometimes it’s better to let the silence do the talking.

What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?

Your very silence shows you agree.― Euripides

In the sweet territory of silence, we touch the mystery. It’s the place of reflection and contemplation, and it’s the place where we can connect with the deep knowing, to the deep wisdom way.

The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence. ― Marianne Moore

Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.

God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.

When you have nothing to say, say nothing. –Charles Caleb Colton

A heart worth loving is one you understand, even in silence. – Shannon L. Alder

He says a million things without saying a word. I make a note to study David Petrakis. I have never heard a more eloquent silence.

In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves. ― Rumi

The friend of silence comes close to God. In secret, he converses with him and receives his light.

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers. – Khalil Gibran

Work hard in silence, let your success make the noise.

How much better is silence; the coffee cup, or the table? How much better to sit by myself like the solitary sea-bird that opens its wings on the stake? Let me sit here forever with bare things, this coffee cup, this knife, this fork, things in themselves, myself being myself.

It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart. –Mahatma Gandhi

When you build in silence, they don’t know what to attack.

Beyond these lifeless sounds the world was silent. Silent? It would be hard to convey the stillness of it. All the sounds of man, the bleating of sheep, the cries of birds, the hum of insects, the stir that makes the background of our lives – all that was over.

Silence falls, pulsing with the truth of what I’ve learned and what Dean has yet to acknowledge. Our relationship, our love, cannot and will never be perfect. It will, however, always belong only to us in all its flawed, intense beauty. Perfect in its very imperfection. ― Nina Lane

Listen to God’s speech in his wondrous, terrible, gentle, loving, all-embracing silence.

Saying nothing sometimes says the most. – Emily Dickinson

Great souls suffer in silence. – Friedrich Schiller

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulate the creative mind. –Albert Einstein

Once you’ve matured you realize silence is more powerful than proving a point.

Not being heard is no reason for silence.

It is nobler by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it. ― Francis Beaumont

I turn off the radio and listen to the quiet. Which has its own, rich sound. Which I knew, but had forgotten. And it is good to remember. ― Elizabeth Berg

I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence is.

When the truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.

Noise creates illusions. Silence brings truth. –Maxime Lagacé

Life’s deepest feelings are often expressed in silence.

We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and privacy: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.

Nothing is as loud as silence. Silence speaks volumes. I hear silence. Loud. And. Clear.

Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth. -Gautama Buddha

A fool is known by his speech, and a wise man by silence. – Pythagoras

We need silence to be able to touch souls.

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.― Elbert Hubbard

The good and the wise lead quiet lives. –Euripides

Silence is a gift. Learn to value its essence.

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