Silence Is Golden Quotes

Silence Is Golden Quotes by Pythagoras, Czeslaw Milosz, Edmund Burke, Seneca the Elder, Chaim Potok, Decimius Magnus Ausonius and many others.

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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.
In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot.
Czeslaw Milosz
Silence is golden but when it threatens your freedom it’s yellow.
Edmund Burke
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
Seneca the Elder
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
He who does not know how to be silent will not know how to speak.
Decimius Magnus Ausonius
I have desired to do good, but I have not desired to make noise, because I have felt that noise did no good and that good made no noise.
Louis Claude de Saint-Martin
Speak only if it improves upon the silence.
Mahatma Gandhi
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
George Bernard Shaw
Silence is golden for me. I live in the country and hear only my pets, birds, crickets, and the wind in the trees.
Franny Armstrong
Whatever your grade or position, if you know how and when to speak, and when to remain silent, your chances of real success are proportionately increased.
Ralph C. Smedley
Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.
Samuel Johnson
Bless people when they revile you. Think how much good they are doing by helping to stamp out the false ego. Hold fast to the real Self. Think only pure thoughts, and you will accomplish more than a regiment of mere preachers. Out of purity and silence comes the word of power.
Swami Vivekananda
The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
Blaise Pascal
I don’t meditate. Silence is golden though.
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Pay more attention to the silence than to the sounds. Paying attention to outer silence creates inner silence: the mind becomes still. A portal is opening up.
Eckhart Tolle