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I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers... clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock and sit in silence and kind of meditate. Nature is calming, and it's nice to go out there and clear my head.
Some persons talk simply because they think sound is more manageable than silence.
As Israel prepares to enter, my position is well known. It is one that I have taken at previous Olympics. It is wrong that the IOC refuses to have a minute's silence for Israeli athletes that were slaughtered in Munich.
There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.
Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously.
Silence is the unbearable repartee.
Silence is the sure sign that you're on your way out in Hollywood.
In horror movies today it's lots of fast cut shot and lots of loud noises on the soundtrack. I tried to do the opposite. Playing with silence for instance.
We believe... that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.
The Man Without a Country, was an orator no one could silence and no one could answer.
Thomas Starr King
I work late at night. I'm awake and nobody bothers me. It's quiet and things come and talk to me in the silence.
No man pleases by silence; many I please by speaking briefly.
What could be more lonely than to be enveloped in silence, to be the last of your people to speak your native tongue, to have no way to pass on the wisdom of the elders, to anticipate the promise of the children. This tragic fate is indeed the plight of someone somewhere roughly every two weeks.
The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence.
In the current environment, we find it very difficult to defend America, and so we keep our silence. Because, to be very frank with you, how can we defend America?
Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud
Poetic knowledge is born in the great silence of scientific knowledge.
It's kind of like Silence of the lambs meets Boogey Nights.
Before the war is ended, the war party assumes the divine right to denounce and silence all opposition to war as unpatriotic and cowardly.
Robert M. La Follette
There is no way to ease the burden. The voyage leads on from harm to harm, A land of others and of silence.
The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.
Michel De Certeau
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Some things we must pass over in silence.
Now all my teachers are dead except silence.
W. S. Merwin
One of the greatest sounds of them all - and to me it is a sound - is utter, complete silence.
Silence is not only golden, it is seldom misquoted.
One of the best things about paintings is their silence - which prompts reflection and random reverie.
Strong efforts may be made to deny the place, to silence the authentic, but the spirit of things will break through that silence.
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