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“As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.”
“Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.”
“The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.”
Edgar Allan Poe
“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
“Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure”
“I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strangely, I am ungrateful to these teachers”
“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”
“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.”
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