Silence Quotes (134) Spiritual Sayings

===> Silence Quotations. A Collection of some of the best sayings offering words of wisdom to inspire

Summary: Silence is also used as total communication, in reference to non verbal communication and spiritual connection
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To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of, because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions....
~ Deepak Chopra


“Silence is the mother of truth.”
~ Benjamin Disraeli


“When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you.”
~ Stephen Richards


“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.”
~ Wayne W. Dyer


“Let silence take you to the core of life.”
~ Rumi


“If you can sit in silence with a person for half an hour and yet be entirely comfortable, you and that person can be friends. If you cannot, friends you'll never be and you need not waste time in trying.”
~ L.M. Montgomery, The Blue Castle


“Silence is pure and holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking.”
~ Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook


“In the silence of the heart God speaks. If you face God in prayer and silence, God will speak to you. Then you will know that you are nothing. It is only when you realize your nothingness, your emptiness, that God can fill you with Himself. Souls of prayer are souls of great silence.”
~ Mother Teresa, In the Heart of the World: Thoughts, Stories and Prayers


“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.”
~ Leonardo da Vinci


“Silence is a source of Great Strength.”
~ Lao Tzu


You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind.
~ Sai Baba


If everyone thought before they spoke, the silence would be deafening.
~ George Barzan


Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
~ Napoleon Bonaparte


It is tact that is golden, not silence.
~ Samuel Butler


Inner silence promotes clarity of mind; It makes us value the inner world; It trains us to go inside to the source of peace and inspiration when we are faced with problems and challenges.
~ Deepak Chopra


Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that comes form knowing how to contact your core of inner silence.
~ Deepak Chopra


Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there is in silence.
~ Max Ehrmann


Real action is in the silent moments.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


It has often occurred to me that a seeker after truth has to be silent.
~ Mahatma Gandhi


I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
~ Kahlil Gibran


One person speaking up makes more noise than a thousand people who remain silent.
~ Thom Harnett


After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
~ Aldous Huxley


When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.
~ Henry J. Kaiser


Anything you want to ask a teacher, ask yourself, and wait for the answer in silence.
~ Byron Katie


Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
~ Helen Keller


I have always thought it would be a blessing if each person could be blind and deaf for a few days during his early adult life. Darkness would make him appreciate sight, silence would teach him the joys of sound.
~ Helen Keller


Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
~ Martin Luther King Jr.


When the mind is clear of all noise and self talk, this is when solutions are revealed, artists are inspired, paradigms are shifted.
~ Stephen J. Kochan


Meditation is the action of silence.
~ Krishnamurti


Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
~ Elizabeth Kubler-Ross


There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.
~ Elizabeth Kubler-Ross


To create you must quiet your mind. You need a quiet mind so that ideas will have a chance of connecting.
~ Eric Maisel


Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
~ Gloria Naylor


Now be silent. Let the One who creates words speak. He made the door. He made the lock. He also made the key.
~ Rumi


whether you recognize them as spiritual or not, you probably have had the experiences of silence, or transcendence, or the Divine—a few seconds, a few minutes that seem out of time; a moment when the ordinary looks beautiful, glowing; a deep sense of being at peace, feeling happy for no reason. When these experiences come…believe in them. They reflect your true nature.
~ Ravi Shankar


We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken us a lifetime to learn…for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together…this is the great paradox.
~ Nicholas Sparks


Silent gratitude isn't very much use to anyone.
~ Gertrude Stein


God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass—grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.
~ Mother Teresa


It is better to be silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.
~ Mark Twain


Know how to live within yourself: there is in your soul a whole world of mysterious and enchanted thoughts; they will be drowned by the noise without; daylight will drive them away; listen to their singing and be silent.
~ Fyodor Tyutchev


Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.
~ Epictetus


Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
~ Francis Bacon


The more you know the less you need to say.
~ Jim Rohn


Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
~ Horace


Through the practice of concentration and various techniques, we silence the mind and we enter into a flow of perfect light. We go outside of the parameters of mind and thought and experience nirvana.
~ Frederick Lenz


He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
~ Elbert Hubbard


Silence, the great Empire of Silence: higher than all stars; deeper than the Kingdom of Death! It alone is great; all else is small.
~ Thomas Carlyle


The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.
~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Nothing at times is more expressive than silence.
~ George Eliot


Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
~ Confucius


Unfortunately, in seeing ourselves as we truly are, not all that we see is beautiful and attractive. This is undoubtedly part of the reason we flee silence. We do not want to be confronted with our hypocrisy, our phoniness. We see how false and fragile is the false self we project. We have to go through this painful experience to come to our true self.
~ Basil Pennington


Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
~ Mahatma Gandhi


After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
~ Aldous Huxley


Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
~ Harvey Fierstein


Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
~ Henry J. Kaiser


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


They see that who they are is the silence in which sound is happening, the spaciousness in which movement occurs. This kind of recognition, whether fleeting or abiding, is called an awakening.
~ Arjuna Ardagh


That's all that death is ... Just a going away into another country ... Only the separation is harder to bear because there can be no letters to bridge the silence.
~ Annie Fellows Johnston


Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


Let thy speech be better than silence, or be silent.
~ Dionysius I of Syracuse


I've begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.
~ Chaim Potok


Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart.
~ C. S. Lewis


Silence is better than unmeaning words.
~ Pythagoras


Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Go deep into meditation. and be meditation I mean silence, awareness, witnessing. You can meditate any time of the day, you can meditate working, walking, doing things. Meditation is not something separate from life; it should not be separate, otherwise it remains a little artificial. Meditation should be spread all over life. You should walk in meditation, you should sit in meditation; that means silently, fully aware. Slowly slowly it becomes your very flavour, then the bridge is created.
~ Rajneesh


Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking. Live in silence.
~ Rumi


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


In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity.
~ Meister Eckhart


Silence alone is respectable and respected. I believe God to be silence.
~ Henry Adams


The truth is silent. The truth doesn't come with words. It's something that I just know; it's something that I can feel without words, and it's called silent knowledge.
~ Miguel Angel Ruiz


Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


Words express neither objects nor ourselves.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
~ Charles de Gaulle


Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better, Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
~ Thomas Carlyle


Silence fertilizes the deep place where personality grows. A life with a peaceful center can weather all storms.
~ Norman Vincent Peale


It is better to remain silent than to speak the truth ill-humoredly, and spoil an excellent dish by covering it with bad sauce.
~ Saint Francis de Sales


Silence is more eloquent than words.
~ Thomas Carlyle


Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
~ Confucius


Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
~ Josh Billings


silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.
~ Rumi


I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
~ Xenocrates


It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes


In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.


No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why.
~ Mignon McLaughlin


Speak only if it improves upon the silence.
~ Mahatma Gandhi


Silences have a climax, when you have got to speak.
~ Elizabeth Bowen


The great silent man! Looking round on the noisy inanity of the world,--words with little meaning, actions with little worth,--one loves to reflect on the great Empire of Silence.
~ Thomas Carlyle


If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it.
~ Calvin Coolidge


listen to the silence inside the illusion of the world, and you will remember the lesson you forgot
~ Jack Kerouac


Do not speak unless you can improve the silence.
~ Edmund Muskie


A man is known by the silence he keeps.
~ Oliver Herford


Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero


Be silent always when you doubt your sense.
~ Alexander Pope


I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation.
~ Elie Wiesel


Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.
~ Khalil Gibran


Silence is the eternal duty of man.
~ Thomas Carlyle


Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.
~ Henri Frederic Amiel


Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
~ Marcel Marceau


The rest, is silence.
~ William Shakespeare


Silence is the language of God; it is also the language of the heart.
~ Sivananda


Where shall the word be found, where will the word / Resound? Not here, there is not enough silence.
~ T. S. Eliot


Take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.
~ Elie Wiesel


The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
~ Baruch Spinoza


The word 'listen' contains the same letters as the word 'silent.'
~ Alfred Brendel


And silence sounds no worse than cheers After earth has stopped the ears.
~ A. E. Housman


Inner silence promotes clarity of mind; It makes us value the inner world; It trains us to go inside to the source of peace and inspiration when we are faced with problems and challenges.
~ Deepak Chopra


To create you must quiet your mind. You need a quiet mind so that ideas will have a chance of connecting.
~ Eric Maisel


A word is elegy to what it signifies.
~ Robert Hass


My greatest weapon is mute prayer.
~ Mahatma Gandhi


What Paul says about Peter tells us more about Paul than about Peter.
~ Baruch Spinoza


Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary.
~ Evan Esar


The desert is a natural extension of the inner silence of the body.
~ Jean Baudrillard


What can be expressed in words can be expressed in life.
~ Henry David Thoreau


Silence is a solvent that destroys personality, and gives us leave to be great and universal.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


There are some virtues to not saying what you think all the time.
~ Margaret Atwood


Three silences there are: the first of speech, the second of desire, the third of thought.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.
~ William Dean Howells


It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
~ Francis Beaumont


Silence sweeter is than speech.
~ Dinah Maria Murlock Craik


Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Sometimes the silence can be like thunder.
~ Bob Dylan


It is a great misfortune neither to have enough wit to talk well nor enough judgment to be silent.
~ Jean de la Bruyere


Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom.
~ Myrtle Reed


Listen to God's speech in his wondrous, terrible, gentle, loving, all-embracing silence.
~ Catherine Doherty


Don't you know that silence supports the accuser's charge?
~ Sophocles


And Silence of the Lambs is a really smart book.
~ Jonathan Franzen


Her hearing was keener than his, and she heard silences he was unaware of.
~ D. M. Thomas


Which of you would be silent - when all else sings together in unison?
~ Khalil Gibran


Silence and simplicity obtrude on no one, but are yet two unequaled attractions in woman.
~ Alphonse de Lamartine


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