Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Confucius (BC 551-BC 479) Chinese philosopher.
When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. 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 (1910-1997) Albanian-born missionary.
I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
Publilius Syrus (1st Centry BC-?) Roman writer and poet.
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn (1644-1718) British religious leader.
I don't know whether to keep silent and let people think I am ignorant or open my mouth and release all doubts.
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.
When little is done, little is said; silence is the mother of truth.
Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British politician and author.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
Silence is more eloquent than words.