Quotes About Silence

Quotes tagged as "silence" (showing 121-150 of 1,328)
Becca Fitzpatrick
“Try it on."

"It's probably a little snug. Marcie tends to buy down when it comes to sizing." He merely smiled.

"It has a slit up the thigh." His smile depened.

"Zip it up?"

Patch's eyes made a slow assessment of me, sharpening to vivid black. "I'm going to have a hard time sending you off with Scott in that dress. Just a heads-up, if you come home and the dress looks even slightly tampered with, I will track Scott down, and when I find him, it won't be pretty.”
Becca Fitzpatrick, Silence

Becca Fitzpatrick
“You're staying here, Angel."

"You're taking this one alone?"

"First, Hank can't see us together. Second, I don't like the idea of dragging you into something that could get messy fast. If you need one more reason, I love you.”
Becca Fitzpatrick, Silence

Marianne Moore
“The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence.”
Marianne Moore

Muhammad Ali
“Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.”
Muhammad Ali

Clarice Lispector
“The world's continual breathing is what we hear and call silence.”
Clarice Lispector, The Passion According to G.H.

Trenton Lee Stewart
“Now listen, we need to be quiet as mice. No, quieter than that. As quiet as . . . as . . .”
“Dead mice?” Reynie suggested.
“Perfect,” said Kate with an approving nod. “As quiet as dead mice.”
Trenton Lee Stewart, The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma

W.B. Yeats
“We can make our minds so like still water that beings gather about us that they may see, it may be, their own images, and so live for a moment with a clearer, perhaps even with a fiercer life because of our quiet.”
W.B. Yeats, The Celtic Twilight: Faerie and Folklore

Shannon L. Alder
“Be leery of silence. It doesn't mean you won the argument. Often, people are just busy reloading their guns.”
Shannon L. Alder

Becca Fitzpatrick
“Vee never needed a reason to do something stupid. Sad thing was, most of the time I didn't either.”
Becca Fitzpatrick, Silence

Shannon L. Alder
“A heart worth loving is one you understand, even in silence.”
Shannon L. Alder

Euripides
“Your very silence shows you agree.”
Euripides

Diana Palmer
“There are in life a few moments so beautiful,that even words are a sort of profanity.”
Diana Palmer

Samuel Beckett
“Yes, in my life, since we must call it so, there were three things, the inability to speak, the inability to be silent, and solitude, that’s what I’ve had to make the best of.”
Samuel Beckett, The Unnamable

Pascal Mercier
“Human beings can't bear silence. It would mean that they would bear themselves.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

Jacqueline Carey
“A nervous silence loosens tongues”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen

Alan Bradley
“...silence is sometimes the most costly of commodities.”
Alan Bradley, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Thomas Merton
“Music is pleasing not only because of the sound but because of the silence that is in it: without the alternation of sound and silence there would be no rhythm.”
Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island

José N. Harris
“Lay down
Your tired & weary head my friend.
We have wept too long
Night is falling
And you we are only sleeping

We have come to this journey's end
It's time for us to go
To meet our friends
Who beckon us
To jump again

From across a distant sky
A C-130 comes to carry us
Where we shall all wait
For the final green light

In the light of
The pale moon rising
I see far on the horizon
Into the world of night and darkness
Feet and knees together

Time has ceased
But cherished memories still linger
This is the way of life and all things
We shall meet again
You are only sleeping.”
José N. Harris, Mi Vida

Neil Gaiman
“I have heard the languages of apocalypse, and now I shall embrace the silence.”
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman: Endless Nights

Justina Chen
“Silence, too, can be torture.”
Justina Chen, North of Beautiful

Vikrmn
“The most colorful thing in the world is black and white, it contains all colors and at the same time excludes all.”
Vikrmn, 10 Alone

“There is a silence that comes to a house when no one can sleep. I guess it's the price of love; I know it's not cheap.”
U2

Strider Marcus Jones
“When words don't come easy, I make do with silence and find something in nothing." ~ Strider Marcus Jones, Poet”
Strider Marcus Jones

Pascal Mercier
“Then there was a silence he had never before experienced: in it, you could hear the years.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

Eckhart Tolle
“Space and silence are two aspects of the same thing. The same no-thing. They are externalization of inner space and inner silence, which is stillness: the infinitely creative womb of all existence.”
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Erich Segal
“There was a brief silence. I think I heard snow falling.”
Erich Segal, Love Story

Criss Jami
“If I were to envy any persons on this planet, it would be mountain hermits. You often hear old platitudes such as, 'Speak out. Be heard.' On the contrary, a breath of fresh air would be something like: 'Silence, think for at least 15 minutes, and then maybe speak out.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Sarah J. Maas
“The silence was suddenly too charged, his face too beautiful in the light.”
Sarah J. Maas, The Assassin's Blade

Muriel Spark
“It is well, when in difficulties, to say never a word, neither black nor white. Speech is silver but silence is golden.”
Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Anne Carson
“Small, red, and upright he waited,
gripping his new bookbag tight
in one hand and touching a lucky penny inside his coat pocket with the other,
while the first snows of winter
floated down on his eyelashes and covered the branches around him and silenced
all trace of the world.”
Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red

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