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Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

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Those who remain unmoved by the wind of joy silently follow the Path.
- Bodhidharma

Silently, God opens his golden eyes over the place of skulls.
- Georg Trakl

Cartoonist was the weirdest name I finally let myself have.
I would never say it.
When I heard it I silently thought, what an awful word.
- Lynda Barry

 

I got a feeling about political correctness.
I hate it.
It causes us to lie silently instead of saying what we think.
- Hal Holbrook

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made.
Destiny is made known silently.
- Agnes de Mille

Pray for the angry,
but express your prayers and intentions silently.
Saying openly to an angry person,
"I pray for you to receive inner-peace."
is almost certain to provoke an even angrier reaction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I am, as a European, absolutely shocked by European people.
I am also shocked by European nationalist people.
They have allowed themselves to be so emasculated so silently.
- Ernst Zundel

American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently,
without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.
- Henry B. Adams

Children are the most wonderful audiences.
What's struck me most is that that they watch it so silently,
until the end when they shriek and shout and clap.
- Emma Thompson

Be able to hiccup silently, or at least without alerting
neighbors to your situation.
The first hiccup is an exception.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Toad talked big about all he was going to do in the days to come,
while stars grew fuller and larger all around them,
and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently
from nowhere in particular,
came to keep them company and listen to their talk.
- Kenneth Grahame

Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards;
they simply unveil them to the eyes of men.
Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep,
we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.
- Brooke Foss Westcott

All outward forms of religion are almost useless,
and are the causes of endless strife.
Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good,
behave yourself and never mind the rest.
- Beatrix Potter

The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow,
and going as smoothly and silently.
I never had dreamed of such a motion,
fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze
flitting over the flowers,
but swift as the summer lightening.
- Richard Blackmore

Down below the broad, roaring waves of the sea break
against the deep foundation of the rock.
But high above the mountain, the sea,
and the peaks of rock the eternal ornamentation blooms
silently from the dark depths of the universe.
- Rudolf Otto

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

I like the silent church before the service begins,
better than any preaching.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Relax. Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us be silent, that we may
hear the whispers of the gods.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Donkey, you HAVE the right to remain silent.
What you lack, is the capacity.
- said by Shrek in the movie Shrek 2

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold
is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
- Thomas Jefferson

There are two ways of attaining an important end,
force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter
grows irresistible with time.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine

Music expresses that which can not be said
and on which it is impossible to be silent.
- Victor Hugo

I often regret that I have spoken;
never that I have been silent.
- Publilius Syrus

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak and remove all doubt.
- sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, or Samuel Johnson

Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression
by saying something,
and sometimes one creates as significant
an impression by remaining silent.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because
he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong
only because he has remained silent.
- Winston Churchill

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious
liberty from a room of silent,
thoughtful schoolchildren.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

The career of a sage is of two kinds:
He is either honored by all in the world,
Like a flower waving its head,
Or else he disappears into the silent forest.
- Lao Tzu

The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say.
A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep
to dream my dreams of you.
- Roy Orbison

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
- Plutarch

We all wore a 21 patch that one season as a silent
tribute to our deceased teammate Roberto.
- Willie Stargell

Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse.
- Rick Larsen

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of
the sound of my own voice as I work.
- Muriel Spark

I think that one's art is a growth inside one.
I do not think one can explain growth.
It is silent and subtle.
One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
- Emily Carr

Of every noble work the silent part is best,
of all expression that which can not be expressed.
- William Wetmore Story

Whether or not God is dead: it is impossible to keep
silent about him who was there for so long.
- Elias Canetti

To be among people one loves, that's sufficient;
to dream,
to speak to them, to be silent among them,
to think of indifferent things; but among them,
everything is equal.
- Jean de la Bruyere

What is reading, but silent conversation.
- Charles Lamb

Gird your hearts with silent fortitude,
suffering yet hoping all things.
- Felicia Hemans

The Greens have every right to run, that's what democracy is,
and they should argue their point by saying how they
think people should vote,
not by telling us to be silent.
- Peter Camejo

No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs.
No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps.
- Steve Forbes

I like some of the early silent films because I love
to watch how actors had to play then.
What would interest me today is to do a silent film.
- Catherine Deneuve

The rhythm of my career has always been very static,
staccato and then silent, and then a lot of work,
and then none.
- Holly Hunter

I am naturally taciturn, and became a silent and attentive listener.
- William Hamilton Maxwell

Hope will never be silent.
- Harvey Milk

Civilization is a conspiracy.
Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
- John Buchan

One learns in life to keep silent and draw one's own confusions.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner

It would have been more logical if silent pictures
had grown out of the talkies instead of the other way around.
- Mary Pickford

When I'm actually assembling a scene,
I assemble it as a silent movie.
Even if it's a dialog scene, I lip read what people are saying.
- Walter Murch

I left the room with silent dignity,
but caught my foot in the mat.
- George Grossmith

Solitude, though it may be silent as light,
is like light, the mightiest of agencies;
for solitude is essential to man.
All men come into this world alone and leave it alone.
- Thomas de Quincey

Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described,
I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
- William Butler Yeats

What greater thing is there for two human souls than
to feel that they are joined -
to strengthen each other -
to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
- George Eliot

The Silent Service is all together too silent.
It's important to begin to highlight the critical importance
of the Silent Service to our national security.
- Rob Simmons

A woman's place in public is to sit beside her husband,
be silent, and be sure her hat is on straight.
- Bess Truman

I try to be as honest about what I see and to speak rather than be silent,
especially if it means I can save lives,
or serve humanity.
- Sandra Cisneros

Women like silent men.
They think they're listening.
- Marcel Achard

A hush is over everything, Silent as women wait for love;
The world is waiting for the spring.
- Sara Teasdale

A dog barks when his master is attacked.
I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked
and yet would remain silent.
- Pearl S. Buck

We call that person who has lost his father,
an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife.
But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend,
by what name do we call him? Here every language is
silent and holds its peace in impotence.
- Joseph Roux

Those who are silent, self-effacing and attentive become
the recipients of confidences.
- Thornton Wilder

There was a time when the music fell silent.
Both within me and around me.
- Agnetha Faltskog


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