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“Speaking comes by nature, silence by understanding”
“The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.”
Edgar Allan Poe
“Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure”
“Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.”
“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.”
Harvey S. Firestone
“It's very important in life to know when to shut up. You should not be afraid of silence.”
“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.”
“All noise is waste. So cultivate quietness in your speech, in your thoughts, in your emotions. Speak habitually low. Wait for attention and then you low words will be charged with dynamite.”
“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”
“Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.”
George Bernard Shaw
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