A. R. Ammons
Lying is done with words and also with silence.
It's very important in life to know when to shut up. You should not be afraid of silence.
One of the greatest sounds of them all - and to me it is a sound - is utter, complete silence.
No man pleases by silence; many I please by speaking briefly.
As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.
Music is the silence between the notes.Claude Debussy
In the beginning, there was silence. And out of the silence came the sound. The sound is not here.
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.
Emile M. Cioran
It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
Everything in life is speaking in spite of it's apparent silence.Hazrat Inayat Khan
Let us have the luxury of silence.
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
A small silence came between us, as precise as a picture hanging on the wall.
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing.John Tillotson
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
Leonardo da Vinci
In silence and movement you can show the reflection of people.
A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully human speech as possible.
Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval.
After an argument, silence may mean acceptance or the continuation of resistance by other means.
A man is known by the silence he keeps.
Listen to the sound of silence.
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.
A story is told as much by silence as by speech.