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Daily Lift #463

Courageous Silence

There are instances when it takes courage to remain silent. It would be easier to speak up, but the right thing to do is to be silent.

Someone insults you. You can easily say something in return that would be the equivalent of a devastating knockout punch. You don't say a word. Your silence is an expression of courage.

(from Rabbi Pliskin's book, "Courage")

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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) Anonymous, May 23, 2012 7:17 AM

superb quote shown above!

I am in a situation which makes this quote particularly applicable, and comforting. It does indeed take a great deal of strength and courage to remain silent, and resist delivering that knock-out blow.. Thank you!

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