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Silence is the true friend that never betrays.

There are times when silence has the loudest voice.
Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.
Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.
The whisper of a pretty girl can be heard further than the roar of a lion.
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
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 come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence. The great Sufi poet Rumi wrote, Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being.
If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it.
Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.
It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
Silence is the mother of truth.
The man who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
Learn to get in touch with silence within yourself, and know that everything in this life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Sticks and stones are hard on bones aimed with angry art. Words can sting like anything but silence breaks the heart.
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
The silent dog is the first to bite.
A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird?
Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?
Silence implies consent.
I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
The Pause; that impressive silence, that eloquent silence, that geometrically progressive silence which often achieves a desired effect where no combination of words, however so felicitous, could accomplish it.
From politics it was an easy step to silence.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding. [Proverbs 17:28]
Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto!
Silence is more eloquent than words.
I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
When little is done, little is said; silence is the mother of truth.
Let us be silent that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
It is better to be silent, and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Silence is argument carried on by other means.
It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others.
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.
The greatest admiration gives rise not to words, but to silence.

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