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Silenced Quotes

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You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

Related topics: Wisdom Cynical Government Political

Martyrs cannot be silenced.
- the television show Star Trek: The Next Generation

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,'
then by all means paint,
and that voice will be silenced.
- Vincent Van Gogh

Indeed if we Christians so tell our story that Judaism is silenced,
then we have not spoken rightly of Christ.
- Timothy Radcliffe

 

All the big powers they've silenced me.
So much for free speech and choice on this fundamental human right.
- Jack Kevorkian

With the exception of the New York Times,
Fox news, and Lou Dobbs of CNN, and talk radio,
the rest of the mainstream media has basically been
silenced like a bunch of dumb monkeys.
- Curt Weldon

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument,
endeavors to silence by persecution,
in old days by fire and sword,
in modern days by the tongue.
- Charles Simmons

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Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors.
Oppression makes us big and small.
Expressive and silenced.
Deep and dead.
- Cherrie Moraga

I refuse to be silenced.
- Al Goldstein

I was silent as a child, and silenced as a young woman;
I am taking my lumps and bumps for being a big mouth,
now, but usually from those whose opinion I don't respect.
- Sandra Cisneros

The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear.
It is ignored by the voice of desire.
It is contradicted by the voice of shame.
It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger.
Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
- Karl A. Menninger

Today, our actions must be motivated only by our intense
desire to achieve a just and lasting peace.
The compassion and charity of the American people should
be reflected in this legislation,
though sadly, they are silenced.
- Nick Rahall

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

In silence you hear who you are becoming.
You create yourself.
- Jewel

Truth is not only violated by falsehood;
it may be equally outraged by silence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

As your silence grows; your friendliness, your love grows;
your life becomes a moment-to-moment dance, a joy, a celebration.
- Osho

We are masters of the unsaid words,
but slaves of those we let slip out.
- Winston Churchill

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

We will remember not the words of our enemies,
but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself,
and know that everything in life has purpose.
There are no mistakes, no coincidences,
all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Today, I Will Spend Time In Silence.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom,
but Babbling is ever a folly.
- Benjamin Franklin

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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

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

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

Silence is safer than speech.
- Epictetus

Music and silence combine strongly
because music is done with silence,
and silence is full of music.
- Marcel Marceau

Poetry is an orphan of silence.
The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
- Charles Simic

"No comment" is a splendid expression.
I am using it again and again.
- Winston Churchill

Never be bullied into silence.
Never allow yourself to be made a victim.
Accept no one's definition of your life;
define yourself.
- Harvey Fierstein

Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.
- Mark Helprin

Few people know how to take a walk.
The qualifications are endurance,
plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature,
good humor, vast curiosity, good speech,
good silence and nothing too much.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
- Charles de Gaulle

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence,
and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller

The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them.
- Thomas Jefferson

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy
of this period of social transition
was not the strident clamor of the bad people,
but the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Keep silence for the most part,
and speak only when you must,
and then briefly.
- Epictetus

You can never get silence anywhere nowadays,
have you noticed?
- Bryan Ferry

"Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing
the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley

True silence is the rest of the mind,
and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body,
nourishment and refreshment.
- William Penn

Music is the silence between the notes.
- Claude Debussy

Silence gives consent.
- Plato

The most profound statements are often said in silence.
- Lynn Johnston

Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
- Thomas Carlyle

The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are
men of ideas and free minds.
- Isaiah Berlin

And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence:
seeking every one after his own elevation,
and dodging his emptiness.
- T. S. Eliot

Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised;
and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
- Pindar

A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak
ill requires only our silence,
which costs us nothing.
- John Tillotson

Their silence is praise enough.
- Terence

I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.
- Georg Trakl

Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away-
and leaves behind only silence.
- Pam Brown

Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility,
knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence,
how to live by dying.
- Johannes Tauler

Listen to the sound of silence.
- Paul Simon

Darkness is to space what silence is to sound,
i.e., the interval.
- Marshall McLuhan

There are people and nations, Mother,
that I would like to say to you by name.
I entrust them to you in silence, I entrust them to
you in the way that you know best.
- Pope John Paul II

In some causes silence is dangerous.
- Saint Ambrose

To a poet, silence is an acceptable response,
even a flattering one.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting
pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an
opponent to babble and backtrack nervously.
- Lance Morrow

Silence is so accurate.
- Mark Rothko

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
- Josh Billings

The most boring thing in the world? Silence.
- Justin Timberlake

Silence is a statement that is open to gross misinterpretation.
- Craig Bruce

Silence may be as variously shaded as speech.
- Edith Wharton

Strong efforts may be made to deny the place,
to silence the authentic, but the spirit of things
will break through that silence.
- John Haynes


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