Quote category: Language
The Greeks gave us the most beautiful word in our language: the word "Enthusiasm" - from the Greek En Theo which means "inner God".
Silence is unceasing eloquence. It is the best language.
Silence is the language of God. It is also the language of the heart.
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
The tongue like a sharp knife, kills without drawing blood.
The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.
I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk because for years I had been giving myself out in words.