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Silence is the language God speaks and everything else is a bad translation.
Thomas Keating

Empty yourself of everything. Let the mind rest at peace. The ten thousand things rise and fall while the Self watches their return. They grow and flourish and then return to the source. Returning to the source is stillness, which is the way of nature.
Lao Tzu

Be still, and know that I am (God).
Psalm 46:10

Be quiet in your mind, quiet in your senses, and also quiet in your body. Then, when all these are quiet, don’t do anything. In that state truth will reveal itself to you. It will appear in front of you and ask,” what do you want?”
Kabir

The quieter you become the more you are able to hear.
Rumi

This silence, this moment, every moment, If it’s genuinely inside you, brings what you need.  There’s nothing to believe. Only when I stopped believing in myself did I come into this beauty. Sit quietly, and listen for a voice that will say, ‘Be more silent.’ Die and be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign that you’ve died. Your old life was a frantic running from silence. Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking. Live in silence.
Rumi

Raise your words not voice. It is rain that grows flowers not thunder.
Rumi

Silence is ancient. Silence has been in the space you
are at this very moment for longer than anything else
has. It will remain after you leave and exist long after
all other things have faded.
Pagan reflections Yule: The Silence of Winter 

Carry your baggage towards silence, when you seek the signs of the way.
Rumi

Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts, a balm to our every chagrin, as welcome after satiety as after disappointment; that background which the painter may not daub, be he master or bungler, and which, however awkward a figure we may have made in the foreground, remains ever our inviolable asylum, where no indignity can assail, no personality can disturb us.
Thoreau

In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and watch how the pattern improves.
Rumi

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.
Ghandi

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