IS SILENCE GOLDEN? There is an old adage which says, "Silence is golden." But is it always so? I recently ran across this statement: "Silence is not always golden --sometimes it is just plain yellow!" That really struck me as worthy of further thought. Certainly "silence is golden" at times. There are times when silence pays rich dividends. Solomon said: "The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; the one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin". (Pro. 13:3). Surely the kind of silence
University of south carolina: film 470 | Silence is Golden but Music is Great: | Discourses in the aesthetics and commercialization of film and music | | John Eugene McKinney | 12/9/2011 | Motion Picture Music: History If the reason for the existence of music in film is to help define its meaning, what happens when commercial interests are also effortlessly rewarded by this association? Viewers are expected to associate the tones, sounds, and lyrics of different compositions with
thousand pieces of gold” (Thinkexist.com n. d.), and although it might seem silent compared to the highly entertaining and technological innovations of the radio, the television and the internet, as a medium the written word is without a doubt golden.
SILENCE IS VIOLENCE One would say that silence is golden. The question is “Why is it Golden?” If you want to chill out after a hard day at school or work and need that peace to rejuvenate, sure it is golden, but if you are the victim of domestic violence, then the silence is violence, and you live your life in constant fear of what will happen next. Why is there so much domestic violence? I can tell you in one word. “SILENCE.” As long as there is silence there will always be violence.
Speech is Silver, but Silence is Golden. ‘When you have the speech of excellence, the better and better you teach. When you have the power of silence, the higher and higher you reach!’ Speech is silver, but silence is golden. Is it true? Of course the Gold shines brightly, it glitters but silver cannot compete with it. We used to hear this famous quote many times, mostly in the libraries. But did we have ever thought of the meaning for it. Why we compare these stimulus with the precious
Silence is golden "Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the daylight of Life, which they are thenceforth to rule. Not William the Silent only, but all the considerable men I have known, and the most undiplomatic and unstrategic of these, forbore to babble of what they were creating and projecting. Nay, in thy own mean perplexities, do thou thyself but hold thy tongue for one day: on the morrow, how
the day to day activities of the slaves, they made sure the slaves were as fearful of them as they ‘should’ be. Iii 4. Which Is greater – the power of silence or the power of the out spoken? = We have all heard the insightful saying at some point in our lives; “if speech is silver, silence is golden…” In our journey to grow as individuals we all learn to speak. Even those born with the inability to communicate verbally have learned to speak with their hands. It’s the foundation
between us and change. ----------------------------------------------------Silence---------------------------------------------------- In the writing of a hermit: “one always also hears something of the echo of the desolate regions, something of the whispered tones and the furtive look of solitude; in his strongest words, even in his cry, there still vibrates a new and dangerous kind of silence – of burying something in silence.” (Ionesco, 1991) This is in accordance to the silencer of true genius
country. But most of all he strove to make the American society better for everyone. Benjamin Franklin was a very good writer. When he was very young he wasn’t being taken seriously as a writer and wrote essays and submitted them as a local widow “Silence Dogood“ in which he wrote: “[h]istories of lives are seldom entertaining, unless they contain something admirable, or exemplar.” One might find that remarkable considering later in life one of his most famous works was in fact his own Autobiography
Silence Is Golden If one cannot say something useful, one should keep “noble silence”. (Buddha) -1Unrestrained and indiscriminate talk is morally evil and spiritually dangerous. Jesus said “But I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.” This may seem a very hard saying. And yet if we pass in review the words we have given vent to in the course of the average day, we shall find that the greater number of them may be classified