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Sunday, 21 January 2018
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"The modern woman is the curse of the universe. A disaster, that's what. She thinks that before her arrival on the scene no woman ever did anything worthwhile before, no woman was ever liberated until her time, no woman really ever amounted to anything." (Johns, Adela Rogers St. - Feminism)

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Browse Quotations about Silence

 
'Tis best to be silent in a bad cause. - (Ovid - Silence)
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A silent mouth is melodious. - (Proverb, Irish - Silence)
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A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird? - (Richards, Edward Hersey - Silence)
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Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Silence)
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An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind. - (Bagehot, Walter - Silence)
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An now the silences come in a single lifetime, in a single year... when species die, leaving a silent space in the world song that can never be filled. - (Delint, Charles - Silence)
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And Silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound. - (Holmes, Oliver Wendell - Silence)
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And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour. [New Testament] - (Bible - Silence)
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Consider the whale: It never gets into trouble until it comes up and starts spouting. - (Unknown, Source - Silence)
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Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words? - (Marceau, Marcel - Silence)
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Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding. [Proverbs 17:28] - (Bible - Silence)
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From politics it was an easy step to silence. - (Austen, Jane - Silence)
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He had occasional flashes of silence that made his conversation perfectly delightful. - (Smith, Sydney - Silence)
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He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing. - (Wilde, Oscar - Silence)
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His enemies might have said before that he talked rather too much; but now he has occasional flashes of silence, that make his conversation perfectly delightful. - (Smith, Sydney - Silence)
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