Be silent, or say something better than silence.
Silence is a fence around wisdom.
I thought he'd appreciate that. Whenever Tom led our morning worship service, he'd often just sit in silence. I have to admit, I always liked when Tom led service because it meant I could fall asleep. But hey, sometimes he fell asleep too.
to study a long silence.
Silence is a sounding thing, To one who listens hungrily.
The Earl of Liverpool, whom Madame de Staël is said to have described as having `a talent for silence'.
Erasing persecution of gays from the history of the Holocaust repeats the tragic silence of most Germans in the Nazi years.
In Russia there were gulags, in Germany they had concentration camps, and because of the silence of the international community a lot of people were killed there. We should realize that we have an obligation to stop such things from happening.
The law in this case is an ass and an idiot, as Shakespeare says, because it's being used to silence the only true consumer advocate this state has.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.
Even silence speaks.
The state of Tennessee cannot silence viewpoints it doesn't like. The specialty plate program, in its current form, gags some speech while championing others.
There was a strange silence from him for a while, ... But that's rather nice. You need to have some objectivity sometimes. I have to be right for something, otherwise it would be appalling if I just got a part because I'm sleeping with the director.
If a word be worth one shekel, silence is worth two.
My feelings for you shame me into silence. The truth of this and your name will never be revealed. It is you who has made me realize the failure of my life. The thought of you fills me with longing and at the same time, a burning humiliation that produces scar tissue and dead brain cells. Your existence mocks me and I am unable to confront this. You have no idea of any of this. None of this is your fault. It is completely with me. It is you who makes me see what I really am. I am weak and out of touch with myself.
Instead of going after the perpetrators of the massacre, the Uzbek government is trying to deny responsibility and silence witnesses.
Persuasive speech, and more persuasive sighs, Silence that spoke and eloquence of eyes.
Silence will save me from being wrong (and foolish), but it will also deprive me of the possibility of being right.
Silence was never written down.
It takes more time and effort and delicacy to learn the silence of a people than to learn its sounds. Some people have a special gift for this. Perhaps this explains why some missionaries, notwithstanding their efforts, never come to speak properly, to communicate delicately through silences. Although they ''speak with the accent of natives'' they remain forever thousands of miles away. The learning of the grammar of silence is an art much more difficult to learn than the grammar of sounds.
Our silence in the face of the horrific abuses that are taking place on a daily basis in fact are causing people throughout the Middle East to ask serious questions about America and about its commitment to its values.
Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.
When I said Notre Dame, there was complete silence. I said, 'Mom, this is your son. You're pulling for us.
Come then, expressive silence, muse His praise.
A drama is taking place in total silence in Iraq, where the coalition's occupying forces are using hunger and deprivation of water as a weapon of war against the civilian population.