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Proverbs containing the word Silence

Speech is silver, silence is golden

Gold is more precious than silver, and there are times when it is better to be silent than to speak.

Silence is golden

Sometimes it's better to be silent than to speak. See Speech is silver, silence is golden.

Silence gives consent

If a person disagrees with something, or is unwilling to do as requested, he usually says so. If he makes no protest at the time, we assume that... Read more →

No answer is also an answer

If you ask a person a question and he does not reply, his very silence is an answer in itself. 'Have you been playing about with my typewriter?'... Read more →