„Silence may be as variously shaded as speech.“

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„Silence
is an ocean. Speech is a river.“

—  Rumi Iranian poet 1207 - 1273
Context: Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river.When the ocean is searching for you, don't walk into the language-river. Listen to the ocean, and bring your talky business to an end Traditional words are just babbling in that presence, and babbling is a substitute for sight. "The Three Fish" Ch. 18 : The Three Fish, p. 196 Variant translations or adaptations: Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation. As quoted in Teachers of Wisdom (2010) by Igor Kononenko, p. 134 Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation. As quoted in "Rumi’s wisdom" (2 October 2015) http://paulocoelhoblog.com/2015/10/02/character-of-the-week-rumi/, by Paulo Coelho

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„Speech is the small change of Silence.“

—  George Meredith British novelist and poet of the Victorian era 1828 - 1909
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4412/4412.txt (1859), Ch. 34.

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„Speech after long silence; it is right“

—  W.B. Yeats, kniha The Winding Stair and Other Poems
The Winding Stair and Other Poems (1933), Context: Speech after long silence; it is right, All other lovers being estranged or dead, Unfriendly lamplight hid under its shade, The curtains drawn upon unfriendly night, That we descant and yet again descant Upon the supreme theme of Art and Song: Bodily decrepitude is wisdom; young We loved each other and were ignorant. After Long Silence http://poetry.poetryx.com/poems/1432/

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„True silence is really endless speech.“

—  Ramana Maharshi Indian religious leader 1879 - 1950
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„A fool is known by his Speech; and a wise man by Silence.“

—  Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 př. n. l.
The Sayings of the Wise (1555)

„To maintain immaculate speech, often times silence is required.“

—  Yahia Lababidi 1973
"Where Epics Fail: Aphorisms on Art, Morality & Spirit" (2018)

Thomas Carlyle foto

„Silence is deep as Eternity, speech is shallow as Time.“

—  Thomas Carlyle Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher 1795 - 1881

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„678. More have repented speech then silence.“

—  George Herbert Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest 1593 - 1633
Jacula Prudentum (1651)

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„Silence is the speech of love,
The music of the spheres above.“

—  Richard Henry Stoddard American poet 1825 - 1903
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Speech of Love.

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„Let thy speech be better than silence, or be silent.“

—  Dionysius I of Syracuse Sicilian tyrant -430 - -367 př. n. l.
Frag. 6, as quoted in Handy-book of Literary Curiosities (1892) by William Shepard Walsh, p. 1009.

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„Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.“

—  Martin Farquhar Tupper English writer and poet 1810 - 1889
Proverbial Philosophy (1838-1849), Of Discretion.

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