Wednesday, August 30, 2006

The Sound of Silence

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

Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer. ~Muhammad Ali

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. ~Publilius Syrus

Silence is a text easy to misread. ~A. A. Attanasio

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. ~Abraham Lincoln

Silence is more musical than any song. ~Christina Rossetti

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

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

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

In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity. ~Meister Eckhart

It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence. ~Seneca


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