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Environmentalists have been outspoken in their support of smaller family size and abortion rights as keys to reducing global warming. But when it comes to immigration, the single biggest contributor to population growth in the industrial world, they stand largely silent.
The eyes those silent tongues of love.
Miguel de Cervantes
Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone.
A yawn is a silent shout.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
In time of war the laws are silent.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Once we know of atrocities we cannot remain silent, and knowledge inevitably leads to an urge to protect the innocent.
To be silent is to be passive.
There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.
It would have been more comfortable to remain silent.
During war, the laws are silent.
Quintus Tullius Cicero
We need a reason to speak but none to keep silent.
As a model, I didn't have an identity; I was a chameleon, a silent actress. I was an amorphous thing. I wasn't full of personality, I was full of solitude and solemnity. I wasn't a cover-girl type.
When public figures remain silent about depression, there is a cost to the rest of society. Silence contributes to the misperception that successful people do not get depressed, and it keeps the public from seeing that treatment allows many individuals to return to competitive professional lives.
Kay Redfield Jamison
I was a real mess at school. I got a bit of a reputation for being the weird girl: the girl who'd go silent randomly and just kind of write down replies to people's questions in a book.
I will not remain silent, resigned to watch as my fellow prisoners collapse under the strain of slavery-like conditions.
Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse.
I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.
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 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.
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
It makes sense that we came up with our public school system during the Industrial Revolution because it's like everybody is a factory worker, eating their terrible food and going back to the room where you're silent and listening to an idiot. That's an epitomizing idea, getting called 'Nothing' for your whole high school experience.
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The man dies in all who keep silent in the face of tyranny.
I find infidelity interesting because it's so revelatory about people. It's this really silent thing. Everyone acknowledges it as a general practice, but nobody likes to go beyond that, to get down to the nitty-gritty.
The rhythm of my career has always been very static, staccato and then silent, and then a lot of work, and then none.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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