90+ Silent Quotes on the Power of Silence

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Explore quotes that delve into the depths of unspoken emotions, the wisdom gained through quiet reflection, and the beauty of meaningful pauses.

We need silence to be able to touch souls.

Into the void of silence, into the space of nothing, the joy of life is unfurled.

Listen to the silence. It has so much to say. – Rumi

Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer. – Muhammad Ali

Saying nothing sometimes says the most. – Emily Dickinso

Silent Quotes

Noise creates illusions. Silence brings truth. – Maxime Lagacé

Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence

The things that we understand, create silence. The things that we do not, create emotion.

We learned to lip-read, our heads flat on the beds, turned sideways, watching each other’s mouths. In this way, we exchanged names from bed to bed:

It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.

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

Silence is of different kinds, and breathes different meanings. – Charlotte Brontë

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

With the realization of one’s potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world. – The Dalai Lama

Space and silence are two aspects of the same thing. The same is nothing. They are externalization of inner space and inner silence, which is stillness: the infinitely creative womb of all existence

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

If you’re asked: What is the silence? Respond: It is the first stone of the Wisdom’s temple.

It was the same way with silence. This was more than silence. A deaf person can feel vibrations. Here there was nothing to feel.

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

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

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

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

Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess. – Sabrina Carpenter,

Silent solitude makes true speech possible and personal. If I am not in touch with my own belovedness, then I cannot touch the sacredness of others. If I am estranged from myself, I am likewise a stranger to others.

Does not everything depend on our interpretation of the silence around us?

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.

When I was supposed to be awake, I was asleep. When I was supposed to sleep, I was silent. When a pleasure offered itself to me, I avoided it.

Sometimes a fight saves a relationship, where silence breaks it. Speak up for your heart, so that you won’t have regrets.

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

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Silence is pure and holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. ― Nicholas Sparks

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

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence

If there were a little more silence if we all kept quiet…maybe we could understand something. – Federico Fellini

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Read this to yourself. Read it silently. Don’t move your lips. Don’t make a sound. Listen to yourself. Listen without hearing anything. What a wonderfully weird thing, huh?

Silence is so important when you’re working, You must have periods where you don’t hear anything, just to reflect on what you’ve already done. Otherwise, you traumatize your relationship with the piece that you’re working on. ― Lisa Gerrard

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. – Francis Bacon

I have heard the languages of apocalypse, and now I shall embrace the silence. ― Neil Gaiman

Meditation is like a gym in which you develop the powerful mental muscles of calm and insight. – Ajahn Brahm

Words can be twisted into any shape. Promises can be made to lull the heart and seduce the soul. In the final analysis, words mean nothing. They are labels we give things to wrap our puny little brains around their underlying natures, when ninety-nine percent of the time the totality of the reality is an entirely different beast. The wisest man is the silent one. Examine his actions. Judge him by them.

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

We often sit together at my kitchen table. The whole afternoon might go by without our saying a word. If we do talk, we never speak in Yiddish. The words of our childhood became strangers to us—we couldn’t use them in the same way and so we chose not to use them at all. Life demanded a new language.

Be silent and safe—silence never betrays you. – John Boyle O’Reilly

Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance, or my kindness for weakness. ― Carson Kolhoff

Meditation is silence, energizing, and fulfilling. Silent is the eloquent expression of the inexpressible. ― Sri Chinmoy

Meditation means dissolving the invisible walls that the unaware have built. – Sadhguru

To see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.

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

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Judge with logic and reason, but comment not.

The space between two people can only be permeated by silence and not words.

I discovered that I felt at home and alive in the silence, which compelled me to enter my interior world and around there. – Karen Armstrong

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon, and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls

The act of meditation is being spacious. – Sogyal Rinpoche

The true genius shudders at incompleteness — imperfection — and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything that should be said.

Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing

As far as I’m concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.

I held him close and said nothing, all the while telling him silently that he was loved. Oh, but he was loved.

Distance doesn’t separate people…silence does. ― Jeff Hood

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

Never respond to rudeness. When people are rude to you, they reveal who they are, not who you are.

The closer you are to the truth, the more silent you become inside. – Naval Ravikant

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy can live.

As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment.

Silence is something more than just a pause; it is that enchanted place where space is cleared and time is stayed and the horizon itself expands.

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.

Don’t force someone to remember you all the time. Just stay silent let them realize how they will be without you in their life.

Inner silence is the mother of all talents. – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply.

Remember the blue sky. It may at times be obscured by clouds, but it is always there. – Andy Puddicombe

You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts, And when you can no longer dwell in the solitude of your heart you live in your lips, and sound is a diversion and a pastime. And in much of your talking, thinking is half murdered.

Silence is like a river of grace inviting us to leap unafraid into its beckoning depths.

Strained silence, so I deem, Is no less ominous than excessive grief

And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know. ― William R Benet

In human intercourse, the tragedy begins, not when there is a misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood. – Henry David Thoreau

My silence could mean that you are not worth the argument.

But there is greater comfort in the substance of silence than in the answer to a question. ― Thomas Merton

Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too. – David Storey

In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.

It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.

Look! Her wedding ring slipped – she had grown so thin. It was she who suffered – but she had nobody to tell.

Silence is a true friend who never betrays. – Confucius

Sometimes we maintain silence to protect a beautiful relationship, but what we forget is, that too much of silence can create distance in every beautiful relationship.

I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me. – Albert Einstein

Everything that’s created comes out of silence. Your thoughts emerge from the nothingness of silence. Your words come out of this void. Your very essence emerged from emptiness. All creativity requires some stillness. – Wayne Dyer

Mediation is a vital way to purify and quiet the mind, thus rejuvenating the body. – Deepak Chopra

Silence is a lesson learned through life’s many sufferings

Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.

Reb Saunders sat back slowly in his chair. And from his lips came a soft, tremulous sigh. He was silent for a moment, his eyes wide, dark, brooding, gazing upon his son. He nodded his head once, as if in final acknowledgment of his tortured victory

I promise to dream with you both great dreams and small dreams. Ask your counsel in times of uncertainty. To honor your silence when you seek to be alone. To be ever wondrous at your curiosities and revelations. And to be ever rejuvenated by your passions

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

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. – Emile M. Cioran

When a question has no correct answer, there is only one honest response. The gray area between yes and no. Silence. ― Dan Brown

Never be bullied into silence…Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself. – Harvey Fierstein,

Be silent as to services you have rendered, but speak of favors you have received.

Grandma’s house was the last one in town. Next to the row of glads was a woven-wire fence, and on the other side of that a cornfield. On the first nights, I’d always lie up in bed, listening to the husky whisper of the dry August corn in the fields. Then on the second night, I wouldn’t hear anything

You hesitate to stab me with a word, and know not – silence is the sharper sword. ― Samuel Johnson

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

Silence is the safest course for any man who distrusts himself. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence. ― Richard Yates

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. – Bernard Baruch

It is better either 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.

[My father] taught me with silence. . .to look into myself, to find my strength, to walk around inside myself in company with my soul. . . . One learns of the pain of others by suffering one’s own pain … by turning inside oneself. . . . It makes us aware of how frail and tiny we are and of how much we must depend upon the Master of the Universe

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