Silence Related Quotes




“There are many types of silence. There is a silence before the note, there is a silence at the end and there is a silence in the middle.”

Daniel Barenboim


“Maintain silence in the presence of birth to save both the sanity of the mother and the child and safeguard the home to which they will go.”

L. Ron Hubbard


“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence”

Robert Fripp


“Where is the Zimbabwe-famous Habitat? ... Why should it maintain ominous silence? For here is real work of the homeless for it?”

Robert Mugabe


“Be Silent yourself, that will induce Silence in others. Do not fall into the habit of shouting, talking long and loud. Reduce contacts to the minimum. Carry with you an atmosphere of quiet contemplation, wherever you happen to be. The less you talk, the more will become your mental power. With the increase in your mental capacity, there will be increase in your power of discrimination too. Consequently, you will give up individual discrimination . Because of this, you will begin to consider the good of the world at large rather than your own individual welfare. You must cultivate such broad feelings from this young age itself.”

Sri Sathya Sai Baba


“Since there is no real silence, silence will contain all the sounds, all the words, all the languages, all knowledge, all memory.”

Dejan Stojanovic


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


“If I should meet thee After long years, How should I greet thee? - With silence and tears”

Lord Byron


“Silence is a source of great strength.”

Lao Tzu