60 Silent Treatment Quotes About People Who Ignore You

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The silent treatment usually means a refusal to communicate verbally with another person. People who use the silent treatment may even ignore the presence of the other person. This is the case when one person uses it to control and manipulate the other.

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The silent treatment can happen in romantic relationships or any type of relationship, including between parents and children, friends, and co-workers.

The silent treatment can also be part of a broader pattern of control or emotional abuse. When it’s used regularly as a power play, it can hurt you and make you feel rejected.

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In relationships giving someone the silent treatment speaks volumes about your character. It is also a sign of immaturity, narcissists, and controlling behavior.

If you like these quotes, then also find some relatable content with being ignored quotes and gaslighting quotes for the narcissists’ in the relationship.

Silent Treatment Quotes 

  1. “Great souls suffer in silence.”

  2. “Silence speaks when words can’t.”

  3. “Silence is the most powerful scream.”

  4. “Silence says a lot more than you think.”

  5. “Silence is so freaking loud.”- Sarah Dessen

  6. “Silence is a source of great strength.”- Lao Tzu

  7. “Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.”- Euripides

  8. “The silent treatment: A deadly killer of friendship.”                                                                         
    Silent Treatment Hurts Quotes
    Silent Treatment Hurts Quotes

  9. “Listen to silence. It has so much to say.” – Rumi

  10. “Being silent is the best solution of all problems.”

  11. “The quieter you become, the more you can hear.”

  12. “My brain is giving me the silent treatment today.”

  13. “The good and the wise lead quiet lives.”- Euripides

  14. “Silence is sometimes the best answer.”- Dalai Lama

  15. “Speech is silver, silence is golden.”- Thomas Carlyle

  16. “Sometimes, being silent is not an option, it’s necessity.”

  17. “Don’t let their “silent treatment” reduce you to silence.”                                                       
    Silent Treatment Quotes Images
    Silent Treatment Quotes Images

  18. “When I am silent, I have thunder hidden inside.” – Rumi

  19. “Sometimes we need to give ourselves the silent treatment.”                                                           
    Quotes About Silent Treatment
    Quotes About Silent Treatment

  20. “Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”- Francis Bacon

  21. “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.”- Emily Dickinson

  22. “The ‘silent treatment’ solves no problems…it only makes more.”                                                 
    Relationship Silent Treatment Quotes
    Relationship Silent Treatment Quotes

  23. “Move in silence only speak when its time to say CHECKMATE.”

  24. “The quieter you become the more you are able to hear.” – Rumi

  25. “Silence is the best way to let someone know they did you wrong.”

  26. “A meaningful silence is always better than a meaningless words.”

  27. “Time and silence are the most luxurious things today.”- Tom Ford

  28. “Silence is the best answer to someone who doesn’t value your words.”

  29. I combat the silent treatment with the “didn’t even notice” treatment.                                                                                   
    Funny Silent Treatment quotes
    Funny Silent Treatment quotes

  30. “Please tell me I’m not as forgettable as your silence is making me feel.”

  31. “Spiteful words can hurt your feelings….but silence can break your heart.”

  32. “Silence is argument carried out by other means.”- Ernesto Che Guevara

  33. “Silence isn’t empty. Sometimes it’s full of pain and unanswered questions.”

  34. “How beautiful it is to stay silent when someone expects you to be enraged.”

  35. “Giving someone the silent treatment speaks volumes about your character.”

  36. “Being silent for a while is good. Words can’t really express a person’s emotions.”

  37. “Once you’ve matured you realize silence is more powerful than proving a point!”

  38. “He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.”

  39. “Wives should never give their husbands the silent treatment, they think its a reward.”

  40. “Silence is a girls loudest cry. You know she’s really hurt when she starts ignoring you.”

  41. “Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act.” – Annie Besant

  42. “Don’t give people so much power over you that their silence leaves you questioning your worth.”

  43. “Silent treatment in relationship is often a sign of selfishness and weakness!” – Malbro Kingston

  44. “The silent treatment isn’t really a punishment when we all wanted you to shut up in the first place.”                                                                                                                 
    Sarcastic Silent Treatment quotes
    Sarcastic Silent Treatment quotes

  45. “The silent treatment is often used to control, punish, test boundaries, avoid issues and responsibilities.”

  46. “The silent treatment is a passive aggressive method used to abuse victims and cause emotional damage.”

  47. “Between what is said and not meant and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.” – Khalil Gibran

  48. “Your “silent treatment” is like a slow poison to me. You could just say goodbye and kill me once and for all.”

  49. “If you don’t understand me during the times when I’m silent, you’ll never truly understand the words that I speak.”

  50. “The problem with when someone gives you “silent treatment” is that they won’t tell you about it.” – Anil Sharma

  51. “Being silent is better than a mere argument. Sometimes words fail to assert their importance and silence does in its way.”

  52. “Silence doesn’t always mean “Yes”. Sometimes it means, “I’m tired of explaining to people who don’t even care to understand.”

  53. “I’m a very “what’s the problem so we can fix it” type. That silent treatment shit is dead. Grow up and learn how to communicate.”

  54. “When two people give each other the silent treatment the winner is always the one who cares the least. I never want to be the winner.”                                                       
    Silent Treatment quotes
    Silent Treatment quotes

  55. “Silence doesn’t mean that person quits, it simply means that one doesn’t want to argue with people who just don’t want to understand.”

  56. “Some people hurt by words, some by action and some by silence. But the biggest hurt is that someone ignoring us when we value them a lot.”

  57. “Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.” – Mandy hale

  58. “The silent treatment is an abuse. Being ignored causes the same chemical reaction in the brain as being physically hurt.”                                                                                     

  59. “When your woman gives you the silent treatment, say you’re sorry, or you’ll find out how truly sorry you are when her monologue resumes.”

  60. “A narcissist’s silent treatment isn’t because you hurt their feelings, it’s manipulation, to cause you psychological pain so they can further their control over you.”

  61. “Emotional abuse is any type of abuse that is not physical in nature. It can include everything from verbal abuse to the silent treatment, domination to subtle manipulation.” – Beverly Engel

Don’t forget to read our collection of fixing relationship quotes to help you in moving on after your breakup.

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