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I always believed that my silence on several topics will be an advantage in the long run.
True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.
F. H. Bradley
CAIR officials or former officials have been arrested on charges related to terrorism yet all it offers is silence and stonewalling in discussing what are its real motives.
Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them. They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie.
Speech is the small change of silence.
For far too long the American public and business sector have kept their silence as civil liberties have been whittled away by statutory and regulatory measures.
I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night, when everyone has retired.
A book is still atemporal. It is you, in silence, hearing voices in your head, unfolding at a time that has nothing to do with the timescale of reading. And for the hours that we retreat into this moratorium, with the last form of private and silent human activity that isn't considered pathological, we are outside of time.
I know you are going to be embarrassed. We're all embarrassed by it, but to hide the embarrassment... silence has never protected women or helped them. We need to talk about it more with our, you know - whoever - our friends, our family.
The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government.
William O. Douglas
Once I was condemned to three months' absolute silence. As I could not speak, I wrote a book.
The music aids the message, it's there to punctuate and abbreviate and shape the silence.
The Browning love story? It is an ideal, all too rare, and yet I hardly think it strange. It would have been far stranger had the fates allowed those two brilliant passionate souls to beat themselves out in silence.
The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation.
Silence is refreshment for the soul.
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.
You wind up creating from silence, like painting a picture on a blank canvas that could bring tears to somebody's eyes. As songwriters, our blank canvas is silence. Then we write a song from an idea that can change somebody's life. Songwriting is the closest thing to magic that we could ever experience. That's why I love songwriting.
When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor.
The only way to silence a room that's laughing at you is to sort of take over.
At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on.
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.
Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier, doing what the corporate networks refuse to do.
One of the things I've always enjoyed is moving around and staying fit. Physicality is such a big part of being an actor, but it's also about stillness and silence.
We should read music in the same way that an educated adult will read a book: in silence, but imagining the sound.
On the rare occasions I go to the gym, I prefer silence.
After The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, the audience would like to know where, when, and who arrests Hannibal Lecter for the first time. This is the story of Red Dragon.
Dino De Laurentiis
In a relationship when things are really great you don't need to say anything and just enjoy the other person. Sometimes with a couple, it gets dark and you don't know what to say and that silence can last all day. Other times you don't want to stop talking because you don't want to lose one another.
Maybe silence is something we're uncomfortable with as a culture, I don't know.
Women need space and silence. We too quickly give away our energy. There's something about holding that richness.
And new people come in, and it doesn't go along with their politics, and they fire me, end the column, silence a voice in Los Angeles. They can't silence it nationally, but they are able to do it there.
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