we generally say "silence is golden"but at times silence can kill some1.what do u think abt it?
May 17, 2010 7:51 AM
Answers · 1
I always think of it as the full saying: "speech is silver but silence is golden". So not saying anything is worth more than saying something. "Actions speak louder than words", I suppose? Plus it's a sagacious-sounding way of telling someone to SHUT UP. :P I'd also take it as advice not to put too much value on words: "It is better to be thought a fool, than open your mouth and remove all doubt." and "if you argue with a fool, no-one could tell the difference." ;) As for silence killing people... I understand what you mean, but I think that's a different context.
May 17, 2010
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