37 Famous Suffering In Silence Quotes & Sayings

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  1. Your silence gives consent. – Plato
  2. Silence in times of suffering is the best. – John Dryden
  3. Some people suffer in silence louder than others. – Morrie Brickman
  4. You must cry out if you want help. It is no use whatsoever to suffer in silence. Who will succor the drowning man if he does not clamor for his life? – Kamala Markandaya
  5. I’d rather suffer the consequences of truth than of silence. – Ani DiFranco
  6. Because all my life, I’ve learned to suffer in silence. – Paulo Coelho
  7. One suffers in silence so long as one has the strength, and when that strength fails, one speaks without measuring one’s words much. – Charlotte Bronte
  8. What is to come will emerge only after a long-suffering and long silence. – Cesare Pavese
  9. Many of the mysteries of God – the heartaches, trials, disappointments, tragedies, and the silence of God in the midst of suffering – will be revealed in heaven. – Billy Graham
  10. It is a destiny of a woman to suffer in silence. – Vikas Swarup
  11. When we suffer in silence, we think that we are alone, different, and separate. When we share our stories of suffering, we find that we are the same. – Vironika Tugaleva
  12. You do have a story inside you; it lies articulate and waiting to be written – behind your silence and your suffering. – Anne Rice
  13. We suffer in silence. – Lailah Gifty Akita
  14. You know what? I’ll suffer in silence. – Joe Teti
  15. A sigh is an amplifier for people who suffer in silence. – Robert Orben
  16. Too much talking these days. Talk, talk, talk. This country would get along much better if people learned how to suffer in silence. – Neil Gaiman
  17. Sometimes, truth causes pain and suffering. At such times, silence is preferred. – Amish Tripathi
  18. Suffering is only suffering if it’s done in silence, in solitude. Pain experienced in public, in view of loving millions, was no longer pain. It was communion. – Dave Eggers
  19. You can be sure you are a man of God if you suffer injustice gladly and in silence. – Josemaria Escriva
  20. In no way should they be bullied into silence. Hardly ever permit on your own to become made a sufferer. Acknowledge no one’s definition of one’s lifetime; define oneself. – Harvey Fierstein
  21. The path of things is silent. Will they suffer a speaker to go with them? – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  22. Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts, not amid joy. – Felicia Hemans
  23. It often requires more courage to suffer in silence than to rebel, not to strike back than retaliate, and more courage to be silent than to speak. – Booker T. Washington
  24. I dedicate my love and whole heart this Memorial Day to my Dad, a soldier, who like many others, suffers in silence with pride and honor. – Pink
  25. I did pray. I kept on Praying. But prayer did nothing to alleviate their suffering. – Shusaku Endo
  26. I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words. – John Milton
  27. One of the reasons so many people are suffering from stress is not that they are doing stressful things but that they allow so little time for silence. – John O’Donohue
  28. I gritted my teeth and suffered my agony in silence. I did it for a sense of control, even though I knew that screaming was a release that would help ease a little of my pain. – Cristina Rayne
  29. Women, in general, seem to me to be appreciably more intelligent than men. A great many of them suffer in silence from the imbecilities of their husbands. – H. L. Mencken
  30. If somebody says what they want or what they need, it gives the person a chance to say yes or no, instead of suffering in silence or deprivation or whatever it is. – David Duchovny
  31. Friendship is not diminished by distance or time, by imprisonment or war, or by suffering or silence. It is in these things that it roots most deeply. – Pam Brown
  32. We are contented with our day when we have been able to bear our grief in silence and act as if we were not suffering. – George Eliot
  33. Rhage exhaled slowly, air easing out of his nose. As he sank into his skin, he reveled in the perfection of peace. The heavenly silence. The great roaring absence. – J.R. Ward
  34. Maybe that’s all she saw, the end of her suffering, the black, blank silence of the departed. No more bells, no more noises, no more voices, and their terrible, disapproving faces. No past, no future, no more sad today. No tomorrows. – James Preller
  35. Women have suffered too much from the Conspiracy of Silence to allow that conspiracy to last one minute longer. It has been an established and admitted rule in the medical profession to keep a wife in ignorance of the fact that she has become the victim of venereal disease. – Christabel Pankhurst
  36. Death breached the silence first. ‘Mortals are always calling for me,’ he said, ‘Especially mortals whose suffering is very great, and especially mortals whose suffering is of their own making, and especially mortals who have never known suffering. – J. Aleksandr Wootton
  37. I think He intends to try you like gold in the crucible so as to number you amongst His most faithful servants. Therefore you must lovingly embrace all occasions of suffering, considering them as precious tokens of His love. To suffer in silence and without complaint is what He asks of you. – Margaret Mary Alacoque

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