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The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.
Silence
Arabian Proverb

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From politics it was an easy step to silence.
Silence
Jane Austen

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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Wisdom
Francis Bacon

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Silence is the virtue of fools.
Silence
Francis Bacon

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If everybody thought before they spoke, the silence would be deafening.
Thoughts and Thinking
George Barzan

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It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
Silence
Francis Beaumont

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There's a thing that keeps surprising you about stormy old friends after they die; their silence.
Death and Dying
Ben Becht

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I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
Silence
Samuel Beckett

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With well doing you may put to silence foolish men.
Gossip
Bible

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

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True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.
Repentance
Francis H. Bradley

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A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
Example
Phillips Brooks

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But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
Children
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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There are times when silence has the loudest voice.
Silence
Leroy Brownlow

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

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Silence is more eloquent than words.
Silence
Thomas Carlyle

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Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.
Silence
Thomas Carlyle

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Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
Speech
Thomas Carlyle

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Speech is of time, silence is of eternity.
Silence
Thomas Carlyle

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Silence is the unbearable repartee.
Silence
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Silence
Marcus T. Cicero

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Speech and silence. We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth.
Speech
E. M. Cioran

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

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Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.
Silence
Charles Caleb Colton

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Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Silence
Confucius

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