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Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves
together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and read more

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves
together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and
majestic, into the daylight of Life, which they are thenceforth
to rule.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Silence Quotes,
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But silence never shows itself to so great an advantage, as when
it is made the reply to calumny read more

But silence never shows itself to so great an advantage, as when
it is made the reply to calumny and defamation, provided that we
give no just occasion for them.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Silence Quotes,
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Sometimes silence is not golden--just yellow.

Sometimes silence is not golden--just yellow.

by Anon. Found in: Silence Quotes,
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It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even when you know what you're talking about.

It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even when you know what you're talking about.

by Kin Hubbard Found in: Silence Quotes,
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Silence is more eloquent than words.

Silence is more eloquent than words.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Silence Quotes,
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Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.

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

by George Eliot Found in: Silence Quotes,
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And they three passed over the white sands, between the rocks,
silent as the shadows.

And they three passed over the white sands, between the rocks,
silent as the shadows.

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A horrid stillness first invades the ear,
And in that silence we the tempest fear.

A horrid stillness first invades the ear,
And in that silence we the tempest fear.

by John Dryden Found in: Silence Quotes,
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Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.

Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Silence Quotes,
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