Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time,
then shall there enlargement and
deliverance arise to the Jews from
another place; but thou and thy
father's house shall be destroyed:
and who knoweth whether thou art
come to the kingdom for such a
time as this?
He removeth away the
speech of the trusty, and taketh
away the understanding of the
If only you would be altogether
silent! For you, that would be
"Men listened to me expectantly,
waiting in silence for my counsel.
Stand in awe, and sin
not: commune with your own heart
upon your bed, and be still.
Out of the mouth of
babes and sucklings hast thou
ordained strength because of thine
enemies, that thou mightest still
the enemy and the avenger.
Unless the LORD had
been my help, my soul had almost
dwelt in silence.
Whoso privily slandereth
his neighbour, him will I cut off:
him that hath an high look and a
proud heart will not I suffer.
Even a fool is thought wise if he
keeps silent, and
discerning if he holds his tongue.
A time to rend, and a
time to sew; a time to keep
silence, and a time to speak;
Thou shalt bring down
the noise of strangers, as the
heat in a dry place; even the heat
with the shadow of a cloud: the
branch of the terrible ones shall
be brought low.
He was oppressed, and he
was afflicted, yet he opened not
his mouth: he is brought as a lamb
to the slaughter, and as a sheep
before her shearers is dumb, so he
openeth not his mouth.
Women should remain silent
in the churches. They are not
allowed to speak, but must be in
submission, as the Law says.
(1 Corinthians 14:34)
I do not permit a woman to teach
or to have authority over a man;
she must be silent.
(1 Timothy 2:12)
For so is the will of
God, that with well doing ye may
put to silence the ignorance of
(1 Peter 2:15)
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
In some causes silence is
--Saint Ambrose Italian, Saint
Silence is better than unmeaning
--Pythagoras Greek, Mathematician
Silence is sometimes the severest
--Charles Buxton English, Public
A story is told as much by silence
as by speech.
--Susan Griffin American, Writer
Silence is the element in which
great things fashion themselves.
--Maurice Maeterlinck Belgian,
It's very important in life to
know when to shut up. You should
not be afraid of silence.
--Alex Trebek American,
Nothing strengthens authority so
much as silence.
--Charles De Gaulle 1890-1970,
French President during World War
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 1910-1997,
Albanian-born Roman Catholic
In the End, we will remember not
the words of our enemies, but the
silence of our friends.
--Martin Luther King, Jr.
American, Leader Quotes
The Pause; that impressive
silence, that eloquent silence,
that geometrically progressive
silence which often achieves a
desired effect where no
combination of words, however so
felicitous, could accomplish it.
--Mark Twain 1835-1910, American
He who sleeps in continual noise
is wakened by silence.
--William Dean Howells 1837-1920,
American Novelist, Critic7