When the mind is empty, silent, when it is in a state of complete negation - which is not blankness, nor the opposite of being positive, but a totally different state in which all thought has ceased - only then is it possible for that which is unnameable to come into being.
A person who has been punished is not thereby simply less inclined to behave in a given way; at best, he learns how to avoid punishment.
I observe and remain silent.
Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.
Roaring dreams take place in a perfectly silent mind.
To persevere in one's duty, and be silent is the best answer to calumny.
First think twice and then keep silent.