No news is good news

This page is about the saying "No news is good news".

Possible interpretation: If we are waiting for news about someone, it's probably good if we hear nothing because "bad news" would arrive quickly.

Note: This reminds us of the proverb "Bad news travels fast."

Quick Quiz:

If we accept that "no news is good news", then without information to the contrary we can assume that

a. there is no good news

b. all is not well

c. all is well

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Contributor: Josef Essberger