On Silence

by abbamoses

You ask, What is the procession of the Holy Spirit? Tell me first what is the unbegottenness of the Father, and I will then explain to you the physiology of the generation of the Son, and the procession of the Spirit — and we shall both be stricken with madness for prying into the mystery of God.  — St Gregory Nazianzen

Whereof one cannot speak, one must pass over in silence. — Ludwig Wittgenstein

Every possible sorrow that comes to you can be overcome with silence. — Abba Poemen

Silence is a mystery of the age to come, but words are instruments of this world. — St Isaac of Syria

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