There is value in silence

“Silence is a source of great strength.” Lao Tzu

“Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.”  Plutarch

‘I’ve begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.’ Chaim Potok

“I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.” – Publilius Syrus

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“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.” – Deepak Chopra

“Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.” – Josh Billings

‘A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence.’ Pythagoras

‘If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results. ‘Emily Bronte

Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than the silence.” – Spanish Proverb

“Sticks and stones are hard on bones aimed with angry art. Words can sting like anything but silence breaks the heart.” – Phyllis Mcginley

‘Silence is sometimes the best answer. ‘Dalai Lama

‘Silence is true wisdom’s best reply. ‘Euripides

“He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” – Elbert Hubbard

‘Saying nothing sometimes says the most. ‘ Emily Dickinson

“Work hard in silence, let your success make the noise.” – Frank Ocean

‘The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.’ Unknown

Everything that’s created comes out of silence. Thoughts emerge from the nothingness of silence. Words come out of the void. Your very essence emerged from emptiness. All creativity requires some stillness.” – Wayne Dyer

‘In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.’ Henry David Thoreau


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