We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature — trees, flowers, grass — grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls. — Mother Teresa

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Most men talk too much. Much of my success has been due to keeping my mouth shut. — J. Ogden Armour

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There are times when silence has the loudest voice. — Lerow Brownlow

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You never saw a fish on the wall with its mouth shut. — Sally Berger

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I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me. — Albert Einstein

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Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence. ― Pythagoras

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Never miss a good chance to shut up. ― Will Rogers

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It’s so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don’t say it. — Sam Levenson

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It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brothers. The more solitary I am the more affection I have for them. Solitude and silence teach me to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say. — Thomas Merton

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If you love truth, be a lover of silence. Silence like the sunlight will illuminate you in God and will deliver you from the phantoms of ignorance. Silence will unite you to God himself. — Isaac the Syrian (7th Century)