Spreken is zilver..

spreken is zilver

Spreken is zilver, zwijgen is goud

  • Literal Translation: “Speaking is silver, being silent is gold.”
  • Meaning: It’s better to keep your silence, than to speak (for example in diplomacy or politics).
  • English equivalent: “A still tongue makes a wise head.”

One thought on “Spreken is zilver..

  1. I prefer this one. ” You are better off having someone think you are a fool than to open your mouth and prove it.” This saying applies to people who make statements about subjects they have no real knowledge about.


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