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And in the afternoon they entered a land - but such a land! A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses, submerged; a land of reptiles, silence, shadow, decay.
George Washington Cable
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.
William S. Burroughs
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.
Anthony de Mello
To be honest, I hate silence.
Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace... on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.
I love my friends and family, but I also love it when they can't find me and I can spend all day reading or walking all alone, in silence, eight thousand miles away from everyone. All alone and unreachable in a foreign country is one my most favorite possible things to be.
Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.
Silence is a statement that is open to gross misinterpretation.
These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within and that this kind of truth gives me the power to conquer emotions I didn't even know existed.
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and tenements halls and whispered in the sounds of silence.
Who tells a finer tale than any of us. Silence does.
First and foremost, the monk should own nothing in this world, but he should have as his possessions solitude of the body, modesty of bearing, a modulated tone of voice, and a well-ordered manner of speech. He should be without anxiety as to his food and drink, and should eat in silence.
There are few places you can find silence. Air travel could be the last fortress of solitude.
Listen to the sound of silence.
No man pleases by silence; many I please by speaking briefly.
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint.
You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed?
Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded Consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind.
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.
At home, I love reaching out into that absolute silence, when you can hear the owl or the wind.
With comedy, it's a combination of knowing the comedic beat was good - it made you laugh, it made people on the crew laugh. With drama, you do something deep and if your stuff was really effective, the ultimate result is silence. Silence is not necessarily... that would also be the result if you sucked.
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
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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