Silence Quotes

The most silent people are generally those who think most highly of themselves. William Hazlitt

Silence is the unbearable repartee. G K Chesterton

The best time to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust. Josh Billings

I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm. Calvin Coolidge

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

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

Silence is sometimes the severest criticism. Charles Buxton

A man’s silence is wonderful to listen to. Thomas Hardy

Silence is a source of great strength. Lao Tzu

The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak. Baruch Spinoza

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. William Penn

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

Think not silence the wisdom of fools; but, if rightly timed, the honour of wise men, who have not the infirmity, but the virtue of taciturnity. Thomas Browne