Quotes about silence
What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.
The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.
If we spent half an hour every day in silent immobility, I am convinced that we should conduct all our affairs, personal, national, and international, far more sanely than we do at present.
I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.
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Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
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.
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