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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.

Unknown Source

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

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.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

Silence is more eloquent than words.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.