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Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.” –Marcus Tullius Cicero, Greek philosopher and statesman, born 106 BC Happy Birthday!! Advertisements

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Helen Keller

“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.” –Helen Keller, author, June 7th, 1880 Happy Birthday!!

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Charles Caleb Colton

“Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish.” –Charles Caleb Colton, cleric and writer, born c. 1780

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Arthur Helps

“Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.” – Arthur Helps, writer, July 10th, 1813 – March 7th, 1875

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Alice Walker

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker, poet and author best known for The Color Purple Born February 9th, 1944

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Robert Frost

“Never be bullied into silence.  Never allow yourself to be made a victim.  Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Robert Frost, poet, March 26th, 1874 – January 29th 1963  

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