1. “Silence is a true friend who never betrays.” – Confucius

2. “Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity.” ― Deepak Chopra

3. “I’ve begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.” ― Chaim Potok

4. “The most significant conversations of our lives occur in silence.” ― Simon Van Booy

5. “Stop your whining. If you are frightened, be silent. Whining is for prey. It attracts predators. And you are not prey.” ― Robin Hobb

6. “Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply.” ― Ali Ibn Abi Talib AS

7. “Because sometimes silence speaks much louder than words possibly could.” ― Elizabeth Eulberg

8. “Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

9. “The quieter you become the more you are able to hear.” – Rumi

10. “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” – William Penn

11. “The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence.” ― Marianne Moore

12. “I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.” – Khalil Gibran

13. “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.” – Emily Dickinson

14. “I turn off the radio, listen to the quiet. Which has its own, rich sound. Which I knew, but had forgotten. And it is good to remember.” ― Elizabeth Berg

15. “A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence.” – Pythagoras

16. “Silence is pure and holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking.” ― Nicholas Sparks

17. “Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” – Francis Bacon

18. “I have heard the languages of apocalypse, and now I shall embrace the silence.” ― Neil Gaiman

19. “Meditation is silence, energising and fulfilling. Silent is the eloquent expression of the inexpressible.” ― Sri Chinmoy

20. “Never miss a good chance to shut up.” ― Will Rogers

21. “I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me.” – Albert Einstein

22. “But there is greater comfort in the substance of silence than in the answer to a question.” ― Thomas Merton

23. “Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.” ― Charles de Gaulle

24. “In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.” ― Rumi

25. “When a question has no correct answer, there is only one honest response. The gray area between yes and no. Silence.” ― Dan Brown

26. “Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence.” ― Richard Yates

27. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” ― Elbert Hubbard

28. “Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

29. “What keeps my heart awake is colorful silence.” ― Claude Monet

30. “Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.” – Saskya Pandita

31. “Time and silence are the most luxurious things today.” – Tom Ford

32. “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” ― Ansel Adams

33. “Sometimes you don’t have to say anything. Silence speaks it all.” – Disha Patani

34. “If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet…maybe we could understand something.” ― Federico Fellini

35. “Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.” ― William S. Burroughs

36. “When words don’t come easy, I make do with silence and find something in nothing.” ― Strider Marcus Jones

37. “Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.” – Plutarch

38. “Silence is a source of Great Strength.” ― Lao Tzu

39. “If we can only speak to slander our betters, let us hold our tongues.” ― Anne Bronte

40. “If you spend enough time with yourself in silence, you’ll be surprised what goes through your head.” – Sandra Bullock

41. “In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” ― Robert Lynd

42. “It is well when in difficulties, to say never a word, neither black nor white. Speech is silver but silence is golden.” ― Muriel Spark

43. “Your silence will not protect you.” – Audre Lorde

44. “If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.” – Charlotte Bronte

45. “Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men’s imperfections, and conceal your own.” – George Bernard Shaw

46. “Within us is the soul of the whole, the wise silence, the universal beauty, the eternal One.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

47. “Silence is the perfectest herald of joy. I were but little happy if I could say how much.” – William Shakespeare

48. “Silence speaks when words can’t.” – Unknown

49. “Work hard in silence, let your success make the noise.” – Frank Ocean

50. “Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.” – Epictetus

51. “Through the portals of silence, the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you.” – Paramahansa Yogananda

52. “Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” – Leonardo da Vinci

53. “Only silence perfects silence.” – A.R. Ammons

54. “I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.” – Publilius Syrus

55. “The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

56. “When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.” – Yevgeny Yevtushenko

57. “It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.” – Victor Hugo

58. “Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.” – Pythagoras

59. “Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.” – Muhammad Ali

60. “Silence can often be more disturbing than noise, it reveals the complicated mechanism of our thoughts.” – Jose Rodrigues Migueis