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Without silence we shan't get any closer to knowing who we are before God.
Archbishop Rowan Williams
Silence is food - necessary for the nourishment of the whole person.
Beverley Lanzetta, author
Virtually every spiritual tradition that holds a vision of human transformation at its heart also claims that a practice of intentional silence is non-negotiable. Period. You just have to do it.
Cynthia Bourgeault, contemplative
The work of silence is essential to our survival and fulfilment as human beings … it is a refuge but not an escape.
Maggie Ross, hermit