Quotes by silent

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  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    The most successful career must show a waste of strength that might have removed mountains, and the most unsuccessful is not that of the man who is taken unprepared, but of him who has prepared and is never taken. On a tragedy of that kind our national morality is duly silent.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
  • Henry Giles
    Henry Giles
    British Unitarian minister and writer 1809-1882
    Henry Giles
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    The silent influence of books, is a mighty power in the world; and there is a joy in reading them known only to those who read them with desire and enthusiasm. Silent, passive, and noiseless though they be, they yet set in action countless multitudes, and change the order of nations.
  • Brian Moore
    Brian Moore
    British writer and screenwiter 1921-1999
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    The silent majority distrusts people who believe in causes.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
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    The very essence of meditation is to be so silent that there is no stirring of thoughts in you, that words don't come between you and reality, that the whole net of words falls down, that you are left alone. This aloneness, this purity, this unclouded sky of your being is meditation.
  • Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward
    American investigative journalist 1943-
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    The Washington Times wrote a story questioning the authenticity of some of the suggestions made about me in Silent Coup. But as a believer in the First Amendment, I believe they have more than a right to air their views.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    There are few things under heaven more unnerving than the silent, accumulating contempt and hatred of a people.
  • There are two kinds of artists in this world; those that work because the spirit is in them, and they cannot be silent if they would, and those that speak from a conscientious desire to make apparent to others the beauty that has awakened their own admiration.
  • Anne Sophie Swetchine
    Anne Sophie Swetchine
    Russian writer 1782-1857
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    There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.
  • Sir Arthur Helps
    Sir Arthur Helps
    English writer and dean of the Privy Council 1813-1875
    Sir Arthur Helps
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    There is the silent criticism of silence, worth all the rest.
    Source: Friends in Council II, ch. 2
  • Agnetha Faltskog
    Agnetha Faltskog
    Swedish singer, songwriter and actress 1950-
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    There was a time when the music fell silent. Both within me and around me.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
    William Wordsworth
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    This city now doth, like a garment, wear the beauty of the morning; silent bare, ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lie open unto the fields and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
    Bertolt Brecht
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    This is the year which people will talk about
    This is the year which people will be silent about. The old see the young die.
    The foolish see the wise die. The earth no longer produces, it devours.
    The sky hurls down no rain, only iron.
    Source: Poems, 1913-1956 Finland 1940 [Finnland 1940] (1940), trans. Sammy
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
    T. S. Eliot
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    This love is silent.
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