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Sunday, 24 September 2017
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"Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold." (Marston, William Moulton - Want)

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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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