The Wisdom of Silence: Learning to Talk Less and Say More

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One can learn more from talking than they can from speaking. Silence is like the incubation period before one emerges out with an incredible plan.

“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” ~ Francis Bacon

We are often fooled to think that spoken words are valuable pieces of advice. They sure are. But silence can teach your truths about yourself that you have forever been avoiding. It shows us the bigger picture, the incomplete part of us, which heals our mind and soul. If you do not know what’s going on within you, how will you express it through words?

“He who does not know how to be silent will not know how to speak.” – Ausonius

Learn to talk less as much as possible. Often because talking will only drain you out of your wisdom and innovative ideas. Talk only when you know it’s absolutely necessary. Talk to brighten up someone’s day, talk to say positive things, to encourage others. Do not speak just because you have to.

Read 5 Ways Talking To Yourself Helps You, According To Science

Herman Melville comes up with the best saying that “God’s one and only voice is Silence.” 

Do you believe in the power of silence? Is it possible to communicate with another individual without talking to them?

Let me know in the comments section what your ideas are about silence. 

The Wisdom of Silence Learning to Talk Less and Say More

21 thoughts on “The Wisdom of Silence: Learning to Talk Less and Say More”

  1. Avatar of Pako

    I truly agree. Thats why i spend most time alone, people always want to talk about the unneccessary.

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  3. Avatar of Altus Anima

    Yes. We need more courageous people who does not only talk to make noise and be heard but say something sincerely. To speak what's really in their heart .

    1. Avatar of Terry D. Pickron

      …yes,Altus,sometimes it is better to be silent and be thought of as a fool than to speak and remove all doubt especially when one can not introduce something ''new'' and helpful only repeat the same lines over and over…

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