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To listen to your own silence is the key to comedy.
Women need space and silence. We too quickly give away our energy. There's something about holding that richness.
If I cannot understand my friend's silence, I will never get to understand his words.
The most boring thing in the world? Silence.
If you don't die of thirst, there are blessings in the desert. You can be pulled into limitlessness, which we all yearn for, or you can do the beauty of minutiae, the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean, and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music, or Neil Young.
I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.
Silence is better than unmeaning words.
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
In silence - and in self-defense - I figured things out in my own little way.
Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval.
It's very important in life to know when to shut up. You should not be afraid of silence.
If you spend enough time with yourself in silence, you'll be surprised what goes through your head.
I don't think we spend enough time in silence, just realizing what's floating around in our noggin.
That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.
Speech and silence. We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth.
Emile M. Cioran
The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence of the parents. The new generation has to hear what the older generation refuses to tell it.
Music is the silence between the notes.
There are a group of people who would like to silence everybody and have everybody go along to get along, but that's not going to be very helpful for us in the long run, in terms of solving our problems. And somebody has to be courageous enough to actually stand up to, you know, the bullies.
Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history.
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.
Lying is done with words and also with silence.
Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.
The name Shatner is Austrian and partly Germanic, and there's Germanic reticence and silence perhaps, but there is passion underneath.
Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.
In some causes silence is dangerous.
You haven't partied until you've partied at dawn in complete silence with Buddhist monks.
As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this.
But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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