Quotes About Silence


These fantastic quotes about silence will help to deepen your understanding of silence, and help you achieve some inner silence of your own! You can find even more great meditation quotes here.


In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.

~ Mahatma Gandhi ~



Silence is a fence around wisdom. 

~ German Proverb ~


You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind. 

~ Sri Sathya Sai Baba ~


Silence is the mother of truth.

~ Benjamin Disraeli ~


Honk if you hate noise pollution. 

Author unknown, as seen on a bumper sticker


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 ~


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 to-morrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace. 

~ Oscar Wilde ~


Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence.

~ Deepak Chopra ~


Silence fertilizes the deep place where personality grows. A life with a peaceful center can weather all storms.

~ Norman Vincent Peale ~


Your enlightenment is perfect only when silence has come to be a celebration. Hence my insistence that after you meditate you must celebrate. After you have been silent you must enjoy it, you must have a thanksgiving. A deep gratitude must be shown towards the whole just for the opportunity that you are, that you can meditate, that you can be silent, that you can laugh.

~ Osho ~


Talking comes by nature, silence by wisdom.

~ Proverb ~


After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is Music.

~ Aldous Huxley ~


When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.

~ Thomas Carlyle ~


The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.

~ Proverb ~


There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.

~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~



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