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You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed?
Costa Rica and Germany have simply been pawns in the Japanese quest to silence Sea Shepherd in an attempt to stop our annual opposition of their illegal whaling activities.
Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.
The better the information it has, the better democracy works. Silence and secrecy are never good for it.
I don't know what silence sounds like anymore.
There's too many sounds in the world! The sounds of the earth are terrible! The roots squeezing and jostling one another through the clefts, and the crashing of the acorn from the oak. The cry of the little birdeen in under the silence of the hawk!
Everything in life is speaking in spite of it's apparent silence.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.
The mere existence of 'Buffy' proves the declinists wrong about one thing: Hollywood commercialism can produce great art. Complex and evolving characters. Playful language. Joy and sorrow, pathos and elation. Episodes that dare to be different - to tell stories in silence or in song. Big themes and terrible choices.
For that reason you can't write with music playing, and anyone who says he can is either writing badly, or not listening to the music, or lying. You need to hear what you're writing, and for that you need silence.
I crave a cone of silence every once in while.
I came to love silence, because it's so rare, and it's now my favorite aural condition.
The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government.
William O. Douglas
We belong to talking, not what talking is about... Stop talking - and you are out. Silence equals exclusion.
There is a lot of silence in me, and I feel that silence is often better than spoken words.
I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night, when everyone has retired.
As Barbara Streisand discovered, adopting a militaristic posture against a tech-savvy mob of civil libertarians is not going to be of much help: Many of them run their own servers and blogs - and have thousands of friends on their social networks - so overzealous attempts to silence them only lead to wider dissemination of sensitive information.
Many CEOs and leaders think that silence is indeed golden, that consensus is bliss. It is - sometimes. But more often what it signifies is that there are no respected processes for surfacing concerns and dissent.
He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.
William Dean Howells
The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair.
I began to think that if you're a stutterer, it's about inhabiting silence, emptiness, and nothingness.
The silence was part of the story I wanted to tell.
With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road. Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose, silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand.
Federico Garcia Lorca
No one nor anything can silence me.
She would sit by herself in the middle of the old stoe amphitheatre, with the sky's starry vault overhead, and simply listen to the great silence around her.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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