Silence Quotes

Woody Allen

God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.. Woody Allen
God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.

Victor Hugo

It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.. Victor Hugo
It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.

Jourdane Erasquin

I miss you every minute of every day. If I could miss you more than that, I would.

Lity Munshi

silence between two words is an endless road.

Đorđe Balašević

Ima tišina kojih se sećam više nego najlepših reči.

Paolo Giordano

In fact, they didn't talk much at all, but they spent time together, each in his own abyss, held safe and tight by the other's silence.

Deepak Chopra

Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity.

John Boyle O'Reilly

Be silent and safe - silence never betrays you;
Be true to your word and your work and your friend;
Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you,
Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end.

Audre Lorde

My silences had not protected me. Your silence will not protect you. But for every real word spoken, for every attempt I had ever made to speak those truths for which I am still seeking, I had made contact with other women while we examined the words to fit a world in which we all believed, bridging our differences.

Chögyam Trungpa

As in music, when we hear the crescendo building, suddenly if the music stops, we begin to hear the silence as part of the music.

Chögyam Trungpa

If you are involved with the intensity of crescendo situations, with the intensity of tragedy, you might begin to see the humor of these situations as well. As in music, when we hear the crescendo building, suddenly if the music stops, we begin to hear the silence as part of the music.

Jourdane Erasquin

If you only knew how to respect my heart, I wouldn't have found a reason to let you go.

Dorothy Parker

Hold your pen and spare your voice.

Sonia Rumzi

I go silent so I can write. When my tongue is wagging my fingers are silent.

Dejan Stojanovic

Since there is no real silence,
Silence will contain all the sounds,
All the words, all the languages,
All knowledge, all memory.

Ram Mohan

Silence is most meaningful.

Harley King

Reading haiku is as much an art as writing it. The reader needs to pause and listen to the silences, to feel the spaces between the words, and to journey into the depths of many multi-colored worlds.

Terry Tempest Williams

There is an art to writing, and it is not always disclosure. The act itself can be beautiful, revelatory, and private.

Jourdane Erasquin

There are times that the emotions we keep in our hearts, no matter how abundant, are better left unexpressed.

Jack Kerouac

Listen closely... the eternal hush of silence goes on and on throughout all this, and has been going on, and will go on and on. This is because the world is nothing but a dream and is just thought of and the everlasting eternity pays no attention to it.

Swami Dhyan Giten

Give the child a taste of meditation by creating a climate and atmosphere of love, acceptance and silence.

Swami Dhyan Giten

When something happens to you that is beyond words, life is happening to you. When the Ultimate is happening to you, you are beyond words.

Ram Mohan

Amidst the chaos of the cities, a part of you always yearns for the silence of the woods.

Simona Panova

The utter unbroken silence was more appalling than any ominous noise, than the loudest yells of anguish, than the most piercing screaming...
Dead silence.
Literally dead.

Cristiane Serruya

Sometimes, silence speaks louder than words. Just because it is peaceful, it doesn’t mean it is still and void, as a few may think. It is insightful, powerful and full of meaning. It is when one can’t lie to oneself. You have to learn to listen to what she is not saying. Listen to her silence. And listen to yours, too.

Nikki Rowe

To heal our world we must be silent; willing to listen to the roars of the wounded. We must teach eachother how to feel, only than can an entire nation grow in peace, as the war within will slowly diminish.

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

most times the best things people deserve from us is our silence.Speak through silence and it will be more powerful than harsh words

Alice Walker

If you're silent for a long time, people just arrive in your mind.

Muhammad Imran Hasan

Sometimes Silence Is Better In Explaining Something Than Words....

Dejan Stojanovic

A word into the silence thrown always finds its echo somewhere where silence opens hidden lexicons.

Kiran Joshi

sometimes being silent is the best way to appreciate the moment

William Faulkner

Talk, talk, talk: the utter and heartbreaking stupidity of words.

Adrienne Rich

Lying is done with words, and also with silence.


Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.

Herta Müller

I have packed myself into silence so deeply and for so long that I can never unpack myself using words. When I speak, I only pack myself a little differently.

Charles Caleb Colton

When you have nothing to say, say nothing.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Jacinta never told Penelope that she loved her. The nurse knew that those who really love, love in silence, with deeds and not with words.

Nema Al-Araby

If you observe the pace of my breaths, you won't need to listen to my words.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty

Our view of man will remain superficial so long as we fail to go back to that origin [of silence], so long as we fail to find, beneath the chatter of words, the primordial silence, and as long as we do not describe the action which breaks this silence. the spoken word is a gesture, and its meaning, a world.

Amy Harmon

I wondered how he'd learned to push the words away, to drown them, to not feel them pounding against his head and his heart, begging to be spoken.

Javier Pérez

Además de esclavo de las palabras, a veces se es también esclavo de los silencios, sobre todo de los más cobardes.

T.L. Shreffler

Crash studied her. Sometimes he seemed to understand her silence better than her words.

Colleen Hoover

It's funny how that works. Sometimes not speaking says more than all the words in the world. Sometimes my silence is saying, I don't know how to speak to you. I don't know what you're thinking. Talk to me. Tell me everything you've ever said. All the words. Starting from your very first one.

Alireza Salehi Nejad

There are words, which should leave unspoken, and the true value of a man lies in the words the he has for not saying.

Donna Lynn Hope

Powerful words that penetrate the psyche are not forgotten while silence is.

Elizabeth Eulberg

Because sometimes silence speaks much louder than words possibly could.

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

silence can be words but words cannot be silence

Alice Hoffman

Shut up and do not think. All the theorists agree: shut up and keep the words from being said. And all of the scars will remain invisible; and all of the scars will remain under the skin. Where they belong.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I worked it through with pride,I almost spoke without words, and i'm masterly at speaking without
I worked it through with pride,I almost spoke without words, and i'm masterly at speaking without words.All my life I have spoken without words, and I have passed through whole tragedies on my own account without words

Michael Bassey Johnson

Take good care of your final word. If your final say will hunt you in day's
Take good care of your final word. If your final say will hunt you in day's ahead, then hold back the words, and let silence speak.

Nicole Krauss

So many words get lost. They leave the mouth and lose their courage, wandering aimlessly until they are swept into the gutter like dead leaves.

James Lusarde

No words. Just my finger pointing in silence. My finger silently saying, ’Unwrap me, darling.

John Geddes can be angry and silent, but it's no use - there's no distance in the spirit - besides, my words touch you more softly than my hands...

Nema Al-Araby

Not everyone talks in words.

Nema Al-Araby

Silence is a great companion when words are devoid of meanings.

Rachel Simon

Silence made space for other people's words, which was important for those who needed to be listened to.

Swami Dhyan Giten

The inner woman is the source of healing. The inner woman is the source of silence. The inner woman is the source of love. The inner woman is the source of belongingness with life. Embracing the inner man and woman is to discover our inner roots and wings.


At times, love is silent because of too much hurt or too much care. At all times,
love is the strongest voice you can always rely on.

Akilnathan Logeswaran

I just realized that sleep sometimes is the only precious wage for the hard working man.

Swami Dhyan Giten

In the therapeutic process based on awareness, there exists no ”I" – it just exists a presence, a light, a love and a silence.

Vivian Amis

To think is to have doubt....yet even thinking will bring you to "no thought"....eventually.

Simona Panova

The unknown grayish mystifying forest was benumbed into frost-covered cold, and the tremendous pines towering above the dark marshy soil resembled a gathering of severe mute brothers from a forbidden ancient order worshiping forgotten gods no one had ever heard of outside of the world of secret occult visions.

Robert Walser

How small life is here
and how big nothingness.
The sky, tired of light,
has given everything to the snow.

The two trees bow
their heads to each other.
Clouds cross the world’s
silence in a circle dance

Jay Woodman

Count the times. The number of times you have seen the silence of another world seep though a crack. The number of times you have heard the sea trying to escape from the blue painted wall.

Amit Ray

Silence is the language of Om. We need silence to be able to reach our Self.
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.

Khaled Hosseini

Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it. - Amir

Amit Ray

God is whispering in your heart, in the whole existence, just tune your ears.. Amit Ray
God is whispering in your heart, in the whole existence, just tune your ears.

Demi Lovato

Skies are crying,
I am watching,
Catching teardrops in my hands.
Only silence, as it's ending,
Like we never had a chance.
Do you have to make me feel
Like there's nothing left of me?

Miguel De Unamuno

At times to be silent is to lie. You will win because you have enough brute force. But you will not convince. For to convince you need to persuade. And in order to persuade you would need what you lack: Reason and Right

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

When truth is replaced by silence,the silence is a lie.

Benjamin Disraeli

Silence is the mother of truth.

Patricia Highsmith

I know you have it in you, Guy," Anne said suddenly at the end of a silence, "the capacity to be terribly happy.

Jean-Yves Leloup

Lead us toward a speech, which is as beautiful as silence, and toward a silence, which is as beautiful as the sweetest and truest of words. (119)


Silence is a powerful tool.

Maverick Hill

Is there a silent song in your heart, that is screaming to be heard?

Patrick Rothfuss

No man is brave that has never walked a hundred miles. If you want to know the truth of who you are, walk until not a person knows your name. Travel is the great leveler, the great teacher, bitter as medicine, crueler than mirror-glass. A long stretch of road will teach you more about yourself than a hundred years of quiet introspection.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

What we cannot speak about we must pass over in silence.

Norman Maclean

Slowly we became silent, and silence itself if an enemy to friendship.

Rassool Jibraeel Snyman

sometimes it is best not to speak
but just gaze silently
into the infinity of your own soul
rassool jibraeel snyman (c) 2015
"The Poetic Assassin

Amit Ray

Penetrate deep into the word "Om". Gradually the word will disappear and only the silence will remain. The word is a support. The meaning is within you. Om brings out that meaning which is hidden in your soul.

Napoleon Hill

Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.

Carson McCullers

In his face there came to be a brooding peace that is seen most often in the faces of the very sorrowful or the very wise. But still he wandered through the streets of the town, always silent and alone.

Karen Hackel

You need to trust
To surrender
To ask for guidance
Go within for the answers
They're within you
You have the answers
All you need do is ask


Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.

Swami Satchidananda

In not only the physical science, but in the real mental silence, the wisdom dawns. (75)

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

when words make noise, silence can talk.

Kai Sinclair

Silence is golden...but in times of tyranny it is blood red

Cecelia Ahern

There are certain kinds of silence that make you walk on air.

Per Petterson

A dead dog is more quiet than a house on the steppes, a chair in a empty room.

Kristina McMorris

Not every loss was confirmed by an officer at the door. Nor a telegram with the power to sink a fleet. Loss, often the worst kind, also arrived through the deafening quiet of an absence.

Jacob M. Appel

This is how most stories end in the hospital. Not with crash carts and sirens and electric shocks to the chest, but with an empty room, a crisp white bed, silence.

Amit Ray

Perfect prayer does not consist in many words, silent remembering and pure intention raises the heart to that supreme Power.

Amit Ray

The easiest way to get touch with this universal power is through silent Prayer. Shut your eyes, shut your mouth, and open your heart. This is the golden rule of prayer. Prayer should be soundless words coming forth from the centre of your heart filled with love.

Wayne W. Dyer

Make peace with silence, and remind yourself that it is in this space that you'll come to remember your spirit. When you're able to transcend an aversion to silence, you'll also transcend many other miseries. And it is in this silence that the remembrance of God will be activated.

Pauline Creeden

Realize this – your anger with God does not drive a wedge between you and Him. It is your silence that drives the wedge. - Prodigal Life

Dejan Stojanovic

New Rome will be destroyed
By the attacks of new vandals.
God always remains silent.

Marty Rubin

It is time at last for all the gods to be silent.

Aleksandra Ninkovic

They say the silence is the language of God, but so is music. This is why we dance, we become loud in our silence.

Nadia Sahari


Anna Akhmatova

I've ceased to smile long ago,
The bitter winds now chill my lips,
Another hope was just let go,
Another song was added since.
Against my will, I'll cede this song
To people's laughter and offense,
Because love's silence for the soul
Is too unbearably immense.

Will Rogers

Never miss a good chance to shut up.

Johnny Depp

You gotta be careful: don't say a word to nobody about nothing anytime ever.

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