For the true mystic the principle continues to hold: the creature must be silent so that God may speak. - Max Weber (Religious Rejections of the World and Their Directions Quotes)

For the true mystic the principle continues to hold: the creature must be silent so that God may speak.[Für den echten Mystiker bleibt der Grundsatz bestehen: daß die Kreatur schweigen muß, damit Gott sprechen könne.]

Source:From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology (Oxford University Press, ed. 1946), Part III. Religion, Chapter XIII. Religious Rejections of the World and Their Directions, Page 326
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