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Quotes about Silent

Let these Silent quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

Relax. Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold
is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
- Thomas Jefferson

 

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Donkey, you HAVE the right to remain silent.
What you lack, is the capacity.
- said by Shrek in the movie Shrek 2

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir


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Let us be silent, that we may
hear the whispers of the gods.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious
liberty from a room of silent,
thoughtful schoolchildren.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

There are two ways of attaining an important end,
force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter
grows irresistible with time.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
- Plutarch

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say.
A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep
to dream my dreams of you.
- Roy Orbison

Music expresses that which can not be said
and on which it is impossible to be silent.
- Victor Hugo

Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression
by saying something,
and sometimes one creates as significant
an impression by remaining silent.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The career of a sage is of two kinds:
He is either honored by all in the world,
Like a flower waving its head,
Or else he disappears into the silent forest.
- Lao Tzu

The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I like the silent church before the service begins,
better than any preaching.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I often regret that I have spoken;
never that I have been silent.
- Publilius Syrus

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
- George Carlin

Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse.
- Rick Larsen

Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth,
ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent.
- H. P. Lovecraft

If an ordinary person is silent, it may be a tactical maneuver.
If a writer is silent, he is lying.
- Jaroslav Seifert

I had the right to remain silent...
but I didn't have the ability.
- Ron White

Most men remember obligations, but are not often likely to be grateful;
the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent.
- William Gilmore Simms

When I'm actually assembling a scene,
I assemble it as a silent movie.
Even if it's a dialog scene, I lip read what people are saying.
- Walter Murch

Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described,
I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
- William Butler Yeats

No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs.
No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps.
- Steve Forbes

Speak for yourself and from yourself,
or be silent.
- George Henry Lewes

All round the room my silent servants wait,
My friends in every season, bright and dim.
- Barry Cornwall

On our watch, the conversation with a would-be suicide
bomber will not begin with the words,
'You have the right to remain silent.'
- Mitt Romney

I got a chance to work with Mel Brooks on two of his films:
Silent Movie and High Anxiety.
- Barry Levinson

I am naturally taciturn, and became a silent and attentive listener.
- William Hamilton Maxwell

This love is silent.
- T. S. Eliot

Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved,
the silent for a sullen person.
- Horace

Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness,
snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject.
- Hannah Arendt

Men spend their whole lives showing that they're strong and silent.
They fight for independence the way women struggle to connect.
- George Weinberg

President Bush has been silent on Schwarzenegger.
Of course, he can't pronounce Schwarzenegger.
- David Letterman

Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts,
but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

History is the transformation of tumultuous conquerors into silent footnotes.
- Paul Eldridge

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

I did some products for the Apple II,
most notably the first small low cost thermal printer,
the Silent Type.
- Andy Hertzfeld

We can hear the silent voice of the spiritual universe within our own hearts.
- Ruth St.
Denis

The silent majority distrusts people who believe in causes.
- Brian Moore

All my concerts had no sounds in them;
they were completely silent.
People had to make up their own music in their minds!
- Yoko Ono

When you see a silent movie, you understand everything
that's going on from the images because the images are so strong.
- Monica Bellucci

Only when the voice of duty is silent,
or when it has already spoken, may we allowably think
of the consequences of a particular action.
- Augustus Hare

Laws are silent in time of war.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The lark that shuns on lofty boughs to build,
Her humble nest, lies silent in the field.
- Edmund Waller

The world would be happier if men had the same capacity
to be silent that they have to speak.
- Baruch Spinoza

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.
- Winston Churchill

Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Books are the carriers of civilization.
Without books, history is silent, literature dumb,
science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
- Barbara Tuchman

Civilization is a conspiracy.
Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
- John Buchan

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of
the sound of my own voice as I work.
- Muriel Spark

The beauty we love is very silent.
It smiles softly to itself, but never speaks.
- Richard Le Gallienne

The silver swan, who, living had no note,
When death approached unlocked her silent throat.
- Orlando Gibbons

They are the silent griefs which cut the heart-strings.
- John Ford

Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name.
- Mignon McLaughlin

We call that person who has lost his father,
an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife.
But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend,
by what name do we call him? Here every language is
silent and holds its peace in impotence.
- Joseph Roux

Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past.
Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.
- Brooks Atkinson

This sounds like my autobiography, but I thought this
would be a good time to sound off about myself,
as I think that I have been silent too long about my views and opinions.
- Bob Kane

During war, the laws are silent.
- Quintus Tullius Cicero

The worst thing one can do is not to try,
to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it,
to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something
could have materialized -
never knowing.
- Jim Rohn

I never thought of becoming a director.
When I was twelve, the passage from silent film to
the talkies had an impact on me -
I still watch silent films.
- Alain Resnais

It would have been more comfortable to remain silent.
- Anita Hill

When you are modelling, you are creating a picture,
a still life, perhaps something like a silent film.
You convey emotion but you are only using your body.
- Helena Christensen

We need to ditch the idea that there is any value in
the strong and silent man being in any way attractive.
Being silent isn't being strong, it's being a victim.
- Jane Powell

The silent majority really is a liberal majority,
even though the word liberal has taken a real beating
over the last 20 years by radical conservatives.
- Robert Reich

I try to be as honest about what I see and to speak rather than be silent,
especially if it means I can save lives,
or serve humanity.
- Sandra Cisneros


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