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'Tis best to be silent in a bad cause.
Silence
Ovid

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A silent mouth is melodious.
Silence
Irish Proverb

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Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
Silence
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind.
Silence
Walter Bagehot

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And Silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound.
Silence
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Consider the whale: It never gets into trouble until it comes up and starts spouting.
Silence
Source Unknown

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Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?
Silence
Marcel Marceau

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From politics it was an easy step to silence.
Silence
Jane Austen

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He had occasional flashes of silence that made his conversation perfectly delightful.
Silence
Sydney Smith

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He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing.
Silence
Oscar Wilde

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I am better able to retract what I did not say than what I did.
Silence
Ibn Gabirol

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I have been breaking silence these twenty-three years and have hardly made a rent in it.
Silence
Henry David Thoreau

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I have often repented speaking, but never of holding my tongue.
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Xenocrates of Chalcedon

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I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
Silence
Publilius Syrus

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I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
Silence
Samuel Beckett

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I went down with the ship but I kept my mouth shut so I didn't drown like the rest of them.
Silence
Source Unknown

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If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it.
Silence
Calvin Coolidge

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If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it.
Silence
Austin O'Malley

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It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even when you know what you're talking about.
Silence
Kin Hubbard

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It is better to be silent, and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.
Silence
Silvan Engel

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It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
Silence
Francis Beaumont

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Keep your mouth closed until your mind is in gear.
Silence
Source Unknown

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Learn taciturnity and let that be your motto!
Silence
Robert Burns

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Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
Silence
Publilius Syrus

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Let us be silent that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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