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12 Inspirational Silence Quotes That Can Change Your Life Forever

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If you want to learn, listen. If you don’t want to learn, listen. If you want change your life, listen. If you don’t want to change yourself, listen.

Here are 12 inspirational silence quotes that can change your life forever. Do not just read them, digest them.

“Some things must be said, and there are times when silence becomes an accomplice to injustice.”- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

“Silence, like all good things, was at its best and costliest when absolutely pure, and it never paid to skimp on it.”- John Barnes

“There are times when silence is the best way to yell at the top of your voice.”- O.A. Battista

“Weakness invites, but silence feasts oppression.”- John Donne

“Silence best speaks the mind.”- Phineas Fletcher

“Take heed of still waters, they quick pass away.”- George Herbert

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

“Silence is love’s own peculiar eloquence of bliss.”- Letitia Elizabeth Landon

“Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.“- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Of what is great one must either be silent or speak with greatness.”- Friedrich Nietzsche

“You know there are moments when silence, prolong’d and unbroken, more expressive may be than all words ever spoken, it is when the heart has an instinct of what in the heart of another is passing.“- Owen Meredith

“Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the language- river. Listen to the ocean, and bring your talking business to an end.”- Rumi

8 Ways To Practice Silence

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If you don’t have anything to say, don’t say anything. Silence is more important than talking. It is the best thing you can do for yourself. Don’t talk because you just want to talk. Talk when you have something important to say. If not, listen.

8 Ways to practice silence.

“Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.”- George Eliot

“Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.”– John Seldon

Not much talk- a great, sweet silence.”- Henry James, Jr.

“There was silence deep as death; and the boldest held his breath, for a time.”- Thomas Campbell

“The best way to describe silence is to say nothing– but what grace!”- Gene Wolfe

“Listen to the ocean, and bring your talking business to an end.”- Rumi

There are times when good words are to be left unsaid out of esteem for silence.”- Benedict of Nursia

Be silent always when you doubt your sense.“- Alexander Pope