65 Unsaid Quotes On Success In Life

These unsaid quotes will inspire you. Unsaid, not said; especially: not spoken aloud or to solemnly or formally reject or go back on (as something formerly adhered to).

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging unsaid quotes, unsaid sayings, and unsaid proverbs.

Best Unsaid Quotes

  1. “By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.” ~ Winston Churchill
  2. “Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  3. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
  4. “Nothing haunts us like the things we don’t say.” ~ Mitch Albom
  5. “Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.” ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

  6. “We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” ~ Winston Churchill
  7. “‎True love isn’t expressed in passionately whispered words an intimate kiss or a embrace; before two people are married, love is expressed in self-control, patience, even words left unsaid.” ~ Joshua Harris
  8. “Some things need to be left unsaid.” ~ Simone Elkeles
  9. “Before you speak ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is kind, is necessary, is helpful. If the answer is no, maybe what you are about to say should be left unsaid.” ~ Bernard Meltzer
  10. “The words you’ll most regret Are the ones that are left unsaid.” ~ Taylor Swift

  11. “So much harm comes into this world when the wrong thing is said. But that’s nothing compared to the pain from what goes unsaid.” ~ Brad Meltzer
  12. “Some truths should perhaps be left unsaid. Some doors unopened. An angel once told me to let go of the ills I held too close, to let go of the flaws that shaped me.” ~ Mark Lawrence
  13. “Most stuff that is genuine is better left unsaid.” ~ J. D. Salinger
  14. “What goes unsaid eventually goes unthought” ~ Steve Sailer
  15. “Much unhappiness has come from things left unsaid” ~ Leo Tolstoy

  16. “Words can break someone into a million pieces, but they can also put them back together” ~ Taylor Swift
  17. “I know you will guess all I leave unsaid.” ~ Honore Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
  18. “There is no time to leave important words unsaid.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  19. “In the world of diplomacy, some things are better left unsaid.” ~ Lincoln Chafee
  20. “Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.” ~ Homer

  21. “I am attracted to ellipsis, to the unsaid, to suggestion, to eloquent, deliberate silence. The unsaid, for me, exerts great power: often I wish an entire poem could be made in this vocabulary. It is analogous to the unseen.” ~ Louise Glück
  22. “. . . the whole idea of WHAT HAPPENED WAS…. is not about dating. It is more about people who are not committed to who they are or are indifferent about their life in general, which is how I felt about myself when I wrote it. I had turned 40 and I was unhappy and I wanted to write about that. Dating just became the framework. . . . I like all those fringy, weird, nonverbal, quiet, tiny little things, those powerful interchanges between people, things that go unsaid, that people know are happening all the time but nobody wants to talk about. That’s what I want to make movies about.” ~ Tom Noonan
  23. “Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.” ~ Walter Winchell
  24. “The Japanese tend to communicate via nuance and euphemism, often leaving important things unsaid; whereas Americans tend to think they’re being subtle when they refrain from grabbing the listener by the shirt.” ~ Dave Barry
  25. “Tact is the unsaid part of what you think.” ~ Henry Van Dyke

  26. “Words have weight, something once said cannot be unsaid. Meaning is like a stone dropped into a pool; the ripples will spread and you cannot know what back they wash against.” ~ Philippa Gregory
  27. “In the mental disturbance and effort of writing, what sustains you is the certainty that on every page there is something left unsaid.” ~ Cesare Pavese
  28. “Democracy don’t rule the world, You’d better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that’s better left unsaid.” ~ Bob Dylan
  29. “And surely one of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.” ~ Jonathan Swift
  30. “Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.” ~ Langston Hughes

  31. “I think we communicate only too well, in our silence, in what is unsaid, and that what takes place is a continual evasion, desperate rearguard attempts to keep ourselves to ourselves. Communication is too alarming. To enter into someone else’s life is too frightening. To disclose to others the poverty within us is too fearsome a possibility.” ~ Harold Pinter
  32. “A word that has been said may be unsaid-it is but air. But when a deed is done, it cannot be undone, nor can our thoughts reach out to all the mischiefs that may follow.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  33. “I like Beryl Bainbridge a great deal, and she is a writer who absolutely demands to be read a second, third, and fourth time. I admire her great courage in leaving so much unsaid and asking the reader to really engage her brain.” ~ Monica Ali
  34. “I’m not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid.” ~ Mariah Carey
  35. “The unsaid part is the best of every discourse.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  36. “There was probably something as a child I wanted to express, something unsaid that I needed to share.” ~ Juliette Binoche
  37. “The Japanese, if I understand them, are masters of the unsaid and the unstated, of subtlety and ambiguity, all of which constitute powerful stimulants to the imagination.” ~ Semir Zeki
  38. “I still grieve for the words unsaid. Something terrible happens when we stop the mouths of the dying before they are dead. A silence grows up between us then, profounder than the grave. If we force the dying to go speechless, the stone dropped into the well will fall forever before the answering splash is heard.” ~ Faye Moskowitz
  39. “Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid.” ~ Harland Miller
  40. “And things go unsaid soon get forgotten” ~ Malorie Blackman

  41. “People in bands don’t have the kind of conversations people might think they have. The best things about being in a band are the things that are unsaid.” ~ Thom Yorke
  42. “I swore that I would never say I miss you more everyday but, some things are better left unsaid.” ~ Ariana Grande
  43. “We were never lovers, and we never will be, now. I do not regret that, however. I regret the conversations we never had, the time we did not spend together. I regret that I never told him that he made me happy, when I was in his company. The world was the better for his being in it. These things alone do I now regret: things left unsaid. And he is gone, and I am old.” ~ Neil Gaiman
  44. “He lives. I breathe. I want. Him. Always. Fire to my ice. Ice to my fever. -Mac” ~ Karen Marie Moning
  45. “The unsaid, for me, exerts great power.” ~ Louise Glück

  46. “The duty of the words is to say just as much as the music has left unsaid and no more.” ~ Ralph Vaughan Williams
  47. “And the air was full of Thoughts and Things to Say. But at times like these, only the Small Things are ever said. Big Things lurk unsaid inside.” ~ Arundhati Roy
  48. “There’s a universe inside your head, constellations of the things you left unsaid.” ~ Lauren Aquilina
  49. “Life is classified. There is always so much that goes unsaid.” ~ Ally Carter
  50. “All our media are given over to things that are better left unsaid.” ~ Ralph Caplan

  51. “If we don’t pray according to the needs of the heart, we repress our deepest longings. Our prayers may not be rational, and we may be quite aware of that, but if we repress our needs, then those unsaid prayers will fester.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle
  52. “These things he said in words. But much in his heart remained unsaid. For he himself could not speak his deeper secret.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  53. “A novel is not a summary of its plot but a collection of instances, of luminous specific details that take us in the direction of the unsaid and unseen.” ~ Charles Baxter
  54. “Love, which is lust, is the Lamp in the Tomb.
    Love, which is lust, is the Call from the Gloom.
    Love, which is lust, is the Main of Desire.
    Love, which is lust, is the Centric Fire.
    So man and woman will keep their trust,
    Till the very Springs of the Sea run dust.
    Yea, each with the other will lose and win,
    Till the very Sides of the Grave fall in.
    For the strife of Love’s the abysmal strife,
    And the word of Love is the Word of Life.
    And they that go with the Word unsaid,
    Though they seem of the living, are damned and dead.” ~ William Ernest Henley
  55. “She wished such words unsaid with all her heart” ~ Jane Austen

  56. “The unsaid rule for living in a trailer park is: ‘If the door’s shut, don’t come a-knockin.’ But if it’s open and you’re walkin’ by, feel free to say, ‘Hello.'” ~ Matthew McConaughey
  57. “A spoken story is larger than one unheard, unsaid. In nearly all creation accounts, words or songs are how the world was created, the animals sung into existence.” ~ Linda Hogan
  58. “Women often seemed to leave things unsaid, and in his limited experience it was what they did not say that proved the most trouble.” ~ Robert Jordan
  59. “I’ve learned to value failed conversations, missed connections, confusions. What remains is what’s unsaid, what’s underneath. Understanding on another level of being.” ~ Anna Kamienska
  60. “Facts tend to take the punch out of a good hate rant and are therefore left best unsaid.” ~ John Ridley

  61. “The action of the soul is oftener in that which is felt and left unsaid than in that which is said in any conversation. It broods over every society, and men unconsciously seek for it in each other.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  62. “To follow Jesus implies that we enter into a way of life that is given character and shape and direction by the one who calls us. To follow Jesus means picking up rhythms and ways of doing things that are often unsaid but always derivative from Jesus, formed by the influence of Jesus. To follow Jesus means that we can’t separate what Jesus is saying from what Jesus is doing and the way that he is doing it. To follow Jesus is as much, or maybe even more, about feet as it is about ears and eyes” (The Way of Jesus, Eugene H. Peterson, 22).” ~ Eugene H. Peterson
  63. “Never far from a dining table, the characters in Heather A. Slomski’s limpid and elegant debut collection are not given to melodramatics. Civility reigns, voices are not raised, much goes unsaid. But just beneath the sophisticated composure are longing, loss, heartbreak. And how intensely familiar is the table itself, which made this reader suddenly understand how much of our real life takes place there. Heather A. Slomski is truly a fresh voice on the scene, and The Lovers Set Down Their Spoons is that rare thing, a new book as innovative in its design as it is compulsively readable.” ~ Jaimy Gordon
  64. “The more articulate somebody is, the more suspicious I am of them. I like to feel that the important things remain unsaid.” ~ Daniel Day-Lewis
  65. “Words can break someone into a million pieces, but they can also put them back together. I hope you use yours for good, because the only words you’ll regret more than the ones left unsaid are the ones you use to intentionally hurt someone.” ~ Taylor Swift

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