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Silence is one of the great arts of conversation, as allowed by Cicero himself, who says, 'there is not only an art, but an eloquence in it.' A well bred woman may easily and effectually promote the most useful and elegant conversation without speaking a word. The modes of speech are scarcely more variable than the modes of silence.
– Tom BlairRate it:
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
– CiceroRate it:
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
Silence is the garden of thought.
– Ali ibn-Abi-TalibRate it:
Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence. The great Sufi poet Rumi wrote, Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being.
– Deepak ChopraRate it:
Silence is the language of Om. We need silence to be able to reach our Self. Both internal and external silence is very important to feel the presence of that supreme Love.
– Amit RayRate it:
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
Silence is the perfectest herald of joy: I were but little happy, if I could say how much.
– William Shakespeare, "Much Ado about Nothing", Act 2 scene 1Rate it:
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
– ConfuciusRate it:
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
– Charles De GaulleRate it:
Silence is the virtue of fools.
– Francis BaconRate it:
Silence makes the real conversation between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say is what counts.
– Margaret Lee RunbeckRate it:
Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?
– Brigham YoungRate it:
Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Silence will not betray your thoughts but the expression on your face will. Humor has a hundred faces tragedy only a few.
– H. G. MendelsonRate it:
Silence your dog, captain!
– Maurice HurleyRate it:
Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone.
– Gladys Bronwyn SternRate it:
Silent gratitude isn't very much use to anyone.
– Gertrude SteinRate it:
Silent moments are valuable! They give you a good opportunity to design new paths in your life!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Silent streets have many things to say.
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Silently one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.
– Henry Wadsworth LongfellowRate it:
Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
– Jane AustenRate it:
Silver and gold are not the only coin virtue too passes current all over the world.
– EuripidesRate it:
Simple and to the point is always the best way to get your point across.
– Guy KawasakiRate it:

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