Silence is the bluntest of blunt instruments. It seems to hammer you into the ground. It drives you deeper and deeper into your own guilt. It makes the voices inside your head accuse you more viciously than any outside voices ever could.

Eric Jong
Erica Jong (b. 1942) American writer, poet
Fear of Flying, ch. 7 (1973)
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