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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Victor Hugo - William Shakespeare - 



Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.




Silence is often the truest wisdom.
Pindar - 






If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.
Euripides - 






What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus - 



What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.




Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom - 



Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.




The rest is silence.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - 






It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences - 






Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Francis Bacon - 






Silence is the great revelation.
Laozi - 






Talent is shaped in tranquility;
Character in the stream of life.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 






The absurd is born of the confrontation between the human call and the unreasonable silence of the world.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus - 






In time of war the laws are silent.
Marcus Tullius Cicero - 






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.
Emil Cioran - 






Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrusts himself.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims - 






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






Light griefs are loquacious, but the great are dumb.
Seneca - 






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.
Bertrand Russell






The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées - 






Great souls endure in silence.
Friedrich Schiller - 






I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.
Arthur Rimbaud - 



I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.

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Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.
George Bernard Shaw






Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Marcus Tullius Cicero






Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
Pindar






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.
Pythagoras






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