I've got nothing to say but it's OK
Good morning, ah
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
~ Will Rogers
We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.
~ Leonora Carrington
When I pronounce the word Future,
the first syllable already belongs to the past.
When I pronounce the word Silence,
I destroy it.
~ Wisława Szymborska, Poems New and Collected
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
~ Edith Sitwell
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
~ George Eliot, Impressions of Theophrastus Such
Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.
~ William S. Burroughs, The Job: Interviews with William S. Burroughs
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