Shhhhh! Be quiet. This is a collection of proverbs and quotes on silence.
A painter's got a canvas. The writer's got reams of empty paper. A musician has silence.
A silent woman is a gift from God
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
All I want is blackness. Blackness and silence.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.
Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.
Don't talk unless you can improve the silence.
Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.
It was so quiet in there you could have heard a fly fart.
Let us have the luxury of silence.
Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
No wisdom like silence.
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
Leonardo da Vinci
Silence gives consent.
If you don’t object to something people will assume that you agree with it.
Silence is music to a wise man.
Silence is the best answer to the stupid.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Silent worms dig holes in the walls.
The fruit of silence is tranquility.
The silent dog is the first to bite.
The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.
There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.
When I pronounce the word Silence, I destroy it.
Wisdom consists of ten parts; nine parts of silence and one part with few words.
Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be.
You have a grand gift for silence, Watson. It makes you quite invaluable as a companion.
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle