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  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Austere perseverance, hash and continuous... rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time.
  • Annie Besant
    Annie Besant
    British socialist, activist and writer 1847-1933
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    Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara W. Tuchman
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    Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
    Source: The book: a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Authors League of America, presented at the Library of Con
  • John Buchan
    John Buchan
    Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist 1875-1940
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    Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades the sacred hour of silent rest and leaves, unseen, a dagger in your breast.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject.
  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas Fuller
    English preacher and writer 1608-1661
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    Deceive not thyself by over-expecting happiness in the married estate. Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs, as if their mirth were turned into care for their young ones.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
  • Maria Montessori
    Maria Montessori
    Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
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    Discipline must come through liberty. We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
    Henry Fielding
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    Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
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