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Biological diversity is messy. It walks, it crawls, it swims, it swoops, it buzzes. But extinction is silent, and it has no voice other than our own.
Many Christians have so busied themselves with programs and activities that they no longer know how to be silent and meditate on God's word or recognize the mysteries that are in the Person of Christ.
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.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined - to strengthen each other - to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
A yawn is a silent shout.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
To be silent is to be passive.
During war, the laws are silent.
Quintus Tullius Cicero
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?
Unless and until our society recognizes cyber bullying for what it is, the suffering of thousands of silent victims will continue.
Anna Maria Chavez
I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.
Some animals utter a loud cry. Some are silent, and others have a voice, which in some cases may be expressed by a word; in others, it cannot. There are also noisy animals and silent animals, musical and unmusical kinds, but they are mostly noisy about the breeding season.
For my future I have no concern, and as a true philosopher, I never would have any, for I know not what it may be: as a Christian, on the other hand, faith must believe without discussion, and the stronger it is, the more it keeps silent.
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
Honore de Balzac
It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.
For far too long the world's poorest people have seen no benefit from the vast natural resources in their own backyards. It is time to end the injustice where ordinary people are silent witnesses, left to suffer without basic services, as the profits from their countries' assets are hidden and plundered by corrupt regimes.
I had the right to remain silent... but I didn't have the ability.
Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name.
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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