Skip to Content

EnglishClub
Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub

Silence is golden

Meaning: This saying emphasizes the value of saying nothing.

Note: silence (noun) = complete absence of sound | golden (adj.) = made of gold | There is another, longer saying: "Speech is silver; but silence is golden."

Quick Quiz:

A person who believes that "silence is golden" probably knows
  1. how to throw her voice
  2. the value of gold
  3. when to keep quiet

This entry is in the following categories:

Privacy & Terms | Contact | Report error
© 1997-2014 EnglishClub