“Quiet is the absence of sound. Silence is the presence of silence.”


~ Robert Fripp ~


000 when the skies were suddenly silent

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in August 1989.

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  1. I love silence. I’m a huge fan of music but as much as I love music, I love silence. I miss the world being more silent. I also like it being noisy and busy. If I had to choose I would choose silence. But there’s nothing like a good song too. I like this. It made me think a lot.

    • Silence is the purest form of music…a song that is and isn’t there…

      • Ah that’s how I feel. Most of my friends are ‘early birds’ which I respect and appreciate and sometimes envy, but for me I am biologically tuned into the night time and I love how I feel at night versus morning, even with its relative beauties so I completely relate to this

      • “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” ~ Elbert Hubbard

      • Ah – best quote for so many reasons

  2. “And silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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