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Silence exists so that we might speak to God. And it is in silence that God communicates His graces to us.

— St. Vincent de Paul  <link>

The stars sing an anthem of glory
     I cannot put into speech.

— Robert William Service  <link>

Among angels there is no place for outward, but only for inward speech.

— St. Thomas Aquinas  <link>

Three Tests

When I want to speak let me think first.
Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?
If not, let it be left unsaid.

— Maltbie Davenport Babcock  <link>

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.

— Xenocrates  <link>