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patrickrhone
patrickrhone

I’m not being silent. I’m listening. It’s just that the listening requires me to be silent.

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amit
amit

@patrickrhone Well said, sir. I had recently come across this apt observation from Alfred Brendel - "The word 'listen' contains the same letters as the word 'silent'."

patrickrhone
patrickrhone

@amit Wow. Interesting. I never noted that before. Copying into my Commonplace. Thanks!

czottmann
czottmann

@amit That is a great quote!

colinwalker
colinwalker

@amit Love that! It's amazing how you can look at those words all your life and never notice.

amit
amit

@colinwalker Absolutely, had the same feeling when I read it the first time.

jackyalcine
jackyalcine

@amit oh this is an amazing statement!

jwhevans
jwhevans

@patrickrhone A wise man.