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Silence is golden

This page is about the saying "Silence is golden"

Possible 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

a. how to throw her voice

b. the value of gold

c. when to keep quiet

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Contributor: Josef Essberger