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Silence  click here for more silence quotes Surrender. Let silence have you. And if you find you are still swimming on the surface of the ocean, let go and sink into the depths of love. ~Kar Kirpa Sahib The self must know stillness before it can discover its true song. ~Ralph Blum The only language able to express the whole truth is silence. ~Ramana Maharshi All is known in the sacredness of silence. ~Rumi The self is like a pearl. To find it you must dive deep down into silence, deeper and ever deeper until it is reached. ~Ramana Maharshi Enter into the stillness inside your busy life. Become familiar with her ways. Grow to love her, feel [her] with all your heart and you will come to hear her silent music and become one with Love’s silent song. ~Noel Davis There is a way between voice and presence where information flows. In disciplined silence it opens. With wandering talk it closes. ~Rumi My heart is tuned to the quietness that the stillness of nature inspires. ~Hazrat Inayat Khan The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes–ah, that is where the art resides. ~Artur Shnabel There is a place where words are born of silence, A place where the whispers of the heart arise. ~Rumi In silence I notice the weaver of my world and then the life itself — the gift of breath. ~Anatoly Petrenko One opens the inner doors of one’s heart to the infinite silences of the Spirit, out of whose abysses love wells up without fail and gives itself to all. ~Thomas Merton If you do not yet know where you fit, I suggest you try seeking it in receptive silence. I used to walk amid the beauties of nature, just receptive and silent, and wonderful insights would come to me. ~Peace Pilgrim In a quiet moment we can get an intuitive insight that can change our entire life and the lives of the people around us in incredibly positive ways. ~Elaine St James Real action is in the silent moments. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself. ~Herman Hesse All the masters tell us that the reality of life–which our noisy waking consciousness prevents us from hearing—speaks to us chiefly in silence. ~Karlfned Graf Durckheim I learned…that inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic, striving, but it comes to us slowly and quietly and all the time, though we must regularly and every day give it a little chance to start flowing, prime it with a little solitude and idleness. ~Brenda Ueland Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world. ~Hans Margolius To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders. ~Lao Tzu The less you speak, the more you will hear. ~Alexander Solshenitsu Your innermost sense of self, of who you are, is inseparable from stillness. It is the I Am that is deeper than name and form. ~Eckhart Tolle It is only when we silence the blaring sands of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts. ~K.T. Jong The heart at rest sees a feast in everything. ~Hindi proverb Silence of the heart is necessary so you can hear God everywhere–in the closing of a door, in the person who needs you, in the birds that sing, in the flowers, in the animals. ~Mother Theresa From silence you come, to silence you go. Enter your inner space and know where you come from. The eternal silence awaits you with endless patience. ~unknown Each one of us is called to become that great song that comes out of the silence, and the more we let ourselves down into that great silence the more we become capable of singing that great song. ~David Steindl-Rast Silence is the mother of everything that has come out from the Depth. And Silence kept quiet about she was unable to describe: the Unspeakable. ~Clement of Alexandria In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and watch how the pattern improves. ~Rumi It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others. ~St. John of the Cross You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait. Do not even wait, be quite still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at you feet. ~Franz Kafka Let silence take you to the core of life. All your talk is worthless when compared to one whisper of the Beloved. ~Rumi There is in all things an inexhaustible sweetness and purity, a silence that is a fountain of action and joy. It rises up in wordlesss gentleness and flows out to me from unseen roots of all created being. ~Thomas Merton Silence, beautiful voice. ~Lord Alfred Tennyson 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 We can make our minds so like still water that beings gather about us, that they may see their own images, and so live for a moment with a clearer, perhaps even with a fiercer life because of our quiet. ~Wiliam Butler Yeats Listening to the eternal involves a silence within us. ~Thomas Kelly A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy can live. ~Bertrand Russell You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind. ~Sai Baba Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there is in silence. ~Max Ehrmann Now be silent. Let the One who creates words speak. He made the door. He made the lock. He also made the key. ~Rumi If you could only keep quiet, clear of memories and expectations, you would be able to discern the beautiful pattern of events. It’s your restlessness that causes chaos. ~Nisargadatta Maharaj The sorrows of duty, Like the heat of the sun, Have scorched your heart. But let stillness fall on you With its sweet and cooling showers, And you will find happiness. ~Ashtavakra Gita 18:3 If water derives lucidity from stillness, how much more the faculties of the mind! The mind of the sage, being in repose, becomes the mirror of the universe, the speculum of all creation. ~Chuang Tzu Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. ~Marcus Aurelius Let your mind and soul be at ease. Don’t grasp and grab for the magic and miracles. When you reside in that place of stillness, the joy, miracles, and magic you’re seeking will find you. ~Melodie Beattie Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen–that stillness becomes radiance. ~Morgan Freeman The secret of the receptive Must be sought in stillness Within stillness there remains The potential for action. ~Zhou Xuanjing Only in the oasis of silence can we drink deeply from our inner cup of wisdom. ~Sue Patton Thoele Be still. In that focus, all else comes into focus. In that rift in my routine, the universe falls into alignment. ~Philip Yancey Compose yourself in stillness, draw your attention inward and devote your mind to the Self. The wisdom you seek lies within. ~Bhagavad Gita In the rush and noise of life, as you have intervals, step home within yourself and be still. Wait upon God, and feel his good presence; this will carry you evenly through your day’s business. ~William Penn Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed. ~Indra Devi Not only a truer knowledge, but a greater power comes to one in the quietude and silence of a mind that, instead of bubbling on the surface, can go to its own depths and listen. ~Sri Aurobindo There is something greater and purer than what the mouth utters. Silence illuminates our souls, whispers to our hearts, and brings them together. ~Kahlil Gibran Through the orifice of silence, the whole geyser of Bliss, perpetually shoots up and flows over the soul. ~Paramahansa Yogananda Silence is the language of God; it is also the language of the heart. ~Dag Hammerskjold Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.~ Thomas Carlyle 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. ~Thomas Merton The mystery, the essence of all life is not separate from the silent openness of simple listening. ~Toni Packer Only let the moving waters calm down, and the sun and moon will be reflected on the surface of your being. ~Rumi True, absolute silence and true, absolute love are not different. Absolute silent awareness overflows with simple, fulfilled absolute love. Objects–people, nature, emotions–may or may not appear. Objects are not needed and they are welcomed. The joy of this full silence is uncaused and unlimited. Always here, always discovering itself. It is the treasure, and it is hidden only when we refuse to keep quiet and find out who we are. ~Gangaji The discovery of the truth is the discernment of the false. You can know what is not. What is–you can only be. Do you understand that the mind has its limits? To go beyond you must consent to silence. ~Nisargadatta Maharaj Try to forget yourself and rely on your voice, your voiceless voice, your non-verbal voice. ~Shunryu Suzuki Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter. ~John Muir Under all speech that is good for anything lies a silence that is better. Silence is as deep as Eternity. ~Thomas Carlyle We find this place of Silence through surrender, after perhaps years of struggle to dis-cover the false self. ~Bob Fergeson Still-born Silence! Thou that art Floodgate of the deeper heart. ~Richard Flecknoe Be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign that you’ve died. Your old life was a frantic running from silence. The speechless full moon comes out now. ~Rumi And silence, like a poultice, comes To heal the blows of sound. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes Silence is as deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time. ~Thomas Carlyle Space has always reduced me to silence. ~Jules Valles Silence ruled this land. Out of silence mystery comes, and magic, the delicate awareness of unreasoning things. ~Eleanor Dark Only one task to do here: find out who you are. How do you find out who you are? Dive into the silence and see. ~Satguru Siva Ogaswami To go beyond the mind, you must be silent and quiet. Peace and silence, silence and peace – this is the way beyond. Stop asking questions. ~Nisargadatta Maharaj It is like being in the desert. At first you listen to the absence of sounds and call it silence. Then suddenly you may be taken by the presence of stillness where you are one with listening itself. ~Jean Klein Silence is a source of great strength. ~Lao Tzu Stop the words now. Open the window in the center of your chest, and let the spirits fly in and out. ~Rumi Solitude and silence teach me to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say. ~Thomas Merton 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 Theresa Trees are Earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. ~Rabindranath Tagore All profound things, and emotions of things are preceded and attended by silence. ~Herman Melville Words stand between silence and silence: between the silence of things and the silence of our own being. ~Thomas Merton In the attitude of silence, the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. ~Gandhi True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. ~William Penn Silence is the entrance into the deepest experience of Being. ~Robert Sardelo It is in deep solitude and silence that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brother and sister. ~Thomas Merton The silence is there within us. What we have to do is enter into it, to become silent, to become the silence. The purpose of meditation and the challenge of meditation is to allow ourselves to become silent enough to allow this interior silence to emerge. Silence is the language of the spirit. ~John Mains Some things are to understand but not to say. Be quiet. ~Rumi Don’t look for meaning in the words. Listen to the silences. ~Samuel Beckett Where words are scarce, they are seldom spent in vain. ~William Shakespeare The seeker’s silence is the loudest form of prayer. ~Swami Vivekananda