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silence is golden

Definitions

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  • Peace and quiet have great value.
  • Often the best choice is to say nothing.

Etymologies

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Calque of the Latin silentium est aurum ("silence is gold"), from silentium ("silence") and est ("it is") the third person form of sum ("I am") and aurum ("gold").

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