Speechless Sayings and Quotes

Sometimes saying nothing at all is the best move. This is easier said than done for those with the gift of gab, however life has a funny way of rendering us speechless at times. Check out the collection of wise and insightful quotes about feeling speechless when you’re at a loss for words.

I imagined I was God for a millisecond And became speechless for a long time. Dejan Stojanovic
You don't speak / you no longer speak to yourself / even the she in the mirror has disappeared Alejandra Pizarnik
The Times is speechless, and takes three columns to express its speechlessness. Winston Churchill
There are three needs of the griever: To find the words for the loss, to say the words aloud and to know that the words have been heard. Victoria Alexander
After years as a civil rights lawyer, I rarely find myself speechless. Michelle Alexander
I've admired Anthony Hopkins for so long, and when I finally got to meet him in person, I became totally immobile and speechless! I stood there looking at him and couldn't say a word. Byrce Dallas howard
A strong work of art really leaves people speechless. They feel a little angry because they don't understand it. Michael Heizer
I've never been so star struck in my life as when I met President Obama and Bill Clinton... and at the same time, no less! I'm not one to be at a loss for words, and that was a moment when I really was speechless. It was a big, big night Megan Hilty
Everyone has their own ways of expression. I believe we all have a lot to say, but finding ways to say it is more than half the battle. Criss Jami
Happiness is speechless. George William Curtis
Experience is a private, very largely speechless affair. James A. Baldwin
If it were possible to talk to the unborn, one could never explain to them how it feels to be alive, for life is washed in the speechless real. Jacques Barzun
Words have power. The power to soothe. The power to skewer someone through the heart. The power to render someone speechless. Ellen Hopkins
Love itself describes its own perfection. Be speechless and listen. Rumi
If the word No was removed from the English language, Ian Paisley would be speechless. John Hume
Where words leave off, gesture begins. Don't we speak of a person being speechless with rage, dancing with impatience, setting his teeth? The final motions of the soul are speechless, animal, grotesque, or of an incomparable beauty. Charlie Chaplin
If our life is poured out in useless words, we will never hear anything, never become anything, and in the end, because we have said everything before we had anything to say, we shall be left speechless at the moment of our greatest decision. Thomas Merton
In this day the breeze of God is wafted, and His Spirit hath pervaded all things. Such is the outpouring of His grace that the pen is stilled and the tongue is speechless. Baha'U'Llah