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Is Silence Golden?

The words silent and listen use the exact same letters.

You must be silent to listen.

To listen you must be silent.

Silence is a wonderful gift.

As the phrase states "silence is golden."

İAugust 7, 2019 Janet Griffin

In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen, we can hear the whisper of the heart giving strength to weakness, courage to fear, hope to despair.

- Howard Thurman -

Listen to the silence. It has so much to say. – Rumi

Only in quietness do we possess our own minds and discover the resources of the Inner Life.

- Helen Keller -

Does not everything depend on our interpretation of the silence around us?

- Lawrence Durrell -

Everything shone in my heart now instead of my head. The more I appreciated, the more I could see. It was a whole new way of learning, by listening to silence.

- Alice O. Howell -

When you are quiet, the silence blows against your mind and etches away everything that is soft and unimportant. What is left is what is real: pure awareness and the very hardest questions

- Kathleen Dean Moore -

So it always is: when you escape to a desert the silence shouts in your ear.

- Graham Greene -

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