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Those that are silent profess consent.

I don't know whether to keep silent and let people think I am ignorant or open my mouth and release all doubts.
I went down with the ship but I kept my mouth shut so I didn't drown like the rest of them.
Keep your mouth closed until your mind is in gear.
Silence is never more golden than when you hold it long enough to get all the facts before you speak.
Sometimes silence is not golden -- just yellow.
There's nothing wrong with having nothing to say -- unless you insist on saying it.
You are a slave to what you do say, a master of what you don't say.
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint.
Everything is simpler than you think and yet more complex than you imagine.
The trouble with measurement is its seeming simplicity.
If others have sinned you need not mention it
Sincerity gives wings to power.
We are very apt to measure ourselves by our aspiration instead of our performance. But in truth the conduct of our lives is the only proof of the sincerity of our hearts.
I cannot be fired. Slaves have to be sold.
If I thought that a smile of mine, might linger the whole day through and lighten some heart with a heavier part, I'd not withhold it -- Would you?
The best way to stop smoking is to carry wet matches.
A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.
A civilized society that can no longer feel outrage, can no longer be civilized.
May God be gracious to each lonely one who walks in silence towards the setting sun.
We must be prepared to be part of the cure and not remain part of the problem.
From the looks not the lips the soul speaks.
I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see. I sought my God, but my God eluded me. I sought my brother and I found all three.
The question is not so much whether there is life on Mars as whether it will continue to be possible to live on Earth.
It's only during an eclipse that the Man in the Moon has a place in the sun.
There are two kinds of people who don't say much, those who are quiet and those who talk a lot.
He who does not say too much has too much to say.
Too many of us speak twice before we think
What you are doing rings so loudly in my ears that I can't hear what you're saying.
Don't talk unless you can improve the silence
An orator who is disposed to evil subverts the law.
I've decided to discontinue my long talks. It's because of my throat. Someone threatened to cut it.
Speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again.
Never try to impress people with the profundity of your thought by the obscurity of your language. Whatever has been thoroughly thought through can be stated simply.
A long tongue shortens life.
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
A talk is like a woman's dress. Long enough to cover the subject, but short enough to be interesting.
If you don't want to read it, see it or hear it, don't say it.
Let the spirit of adventure set the tone.
The man is free to rule his world, not his world rule him.
Keep yourself clean and bright. You are the windows through which you must view the world.
Skiing: the art of catching cold and going broke while rapidly heading nowhere at great personal risk.
Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lamp posts... for support rather than illumination.
Stupidity is the friend of evil.
It is much easier for good to deal with evil than it is for good to deal with stupidity.
You already have every characteristic necessary for success.
Success isn't how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started.
Success is failure turned inside out.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces
The largest barrier to success is removing the mattress from one's back in the morning.
Success isn't necessarily permanent -- but neither is failure.
You don't have to stay up nights to succeed; you have to stay awake days.
There is plenty of room at the top -- but no place to sit down.
You can never have real success till you meet the real person -- YOU.
Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough.
Replying to the tributes paid to him at a testimonial dinner, Herbert Bayard Swope said; I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure -- try to please everybody.
Formula for Success... and then some. The top people do what's expected of them, and then some. They are thoughtful and considerate of others, and then some. They meet their obligations and responsibilities fairly and squarely, and then some. They are good friends to their friends, and then some. They can be counted on in an emergency, and then some. And so it is when we do what is assigned to us in our lives and in the church, and then some; then the Lord pays in full, and then some.
If people did not prefer reaping to sowing, there would not be a hungry person in the land.
If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
Big men become big by doing what they didn't want to do when they didn't want to do it.