Quietness Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old quietness quotes, quietness sayings, and quietness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. Charles De Gaulle
By drawing our senses of perception inward, we are able to experience the control, silence, and quietness of the mind. B.K.S. Iyengar
Silence is a solvent that destroys personality, and gives us leave to be great and universal. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Silence, when nothing need be said, is the eloquence of discretion. Christian N. Bovee
Silence is a figure of speech, unanswerable, short, cold, but terribly severe. Theodore Parker
Silence is the language of God; it is also the language of the heart. Sivananda
In quietness the soul expands. Rockwell Kent
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
There's a non-existent peace in the uncertain quietness. Fernando Pessoa
Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression. Mark Helprin
Silence is a true friend who never betrays. Confucius
Only in quietness do we possess our own minds and discover the resources of the Inner Life. Helen Keller
The true lasting quietness, comes from a complete consecration to the Divine Mirra Alfassa
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm. Robert Louis Stevenson
Cultivating quietness is a missing discipline today...the quietness needed to nurture an inner life hid in Christ. Aiden Wilson Tozer
Silence is more musical than any song. Christina Rossetti
In the moment of quietness, my strength re-energized. Lailah Gifty Akita
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute. Josh Billings
Silence is exhilarating at first – as noise is – but there is a sweetness to silence outlasting exhilaration, akin to the sweetness of listening and the velvet of sleep. Edward Hoagland