Silence is more musical than any song.
The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.
I am representing here – the sound of silence. The cry of innocence. And, the face of invisibility. I represent millions of those children who are left behind, and that’s why I have kept an empty chair here as a reminder.
Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace… on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence.
Silence is ever speaking; it is the perennial flow of language.
Don’t you know that silence supports the accuser’s charge?
Meditation is to be aware of every thought and of every feeling, never to say it is right or wrong, but just to watch it and move with it. In that watching, you begin to understand the whole movement of thought and feeling. And out of this awareness comes silence.
Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.