Keeping your mouth Shut…

By | June 27, 2009
  • Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.~ Albert Camus
  • A fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut.~ Korean Proverb
  • A hero is someone who can keep his mouth shut when he’s right.~Yiddish Proverb
  • Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.~ Ernest Hemingway
  • Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.~ William M. Thackeray
  • Each man is forever thrown back on himself alone, and there is danger that he may be shut up in the solitude of his own heart.~ Alexis De Tocqueville
  • He who keeps his mouth shut, dies without confession.~ Walloon Proverb
  • If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut.~ Albert Einstein
  • If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it.~ Austin O’Malley
  • If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through it will blow up everything in its way.~ Emile Zola
  • It’s better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you’re stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.~ Rami Belson
  • I wish Frank Sinatra would just shut up and sing.~ Lauren Bacall
  • I wish people who have trouble communicating would just shut up!~ Tom Lehrer
  • Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.~ Traditional Proverb
  • My face is set, my gait is fast, my goal is Heaven, my road is narrow, my way is rough, my companions are few, my guide is reliable, my mission is clear. I cannot be bought, compromised, detoured, lured away, turned back, diluted, or delayed. I will not flinch in the face of sacrifice, hesitate in the presence of adversity, negotiate… at the table of the enemy, ponder at the pool of popularity, or meander in a maze of mediocrity. I won’t give up, shut up, let up, or slow up.~ Robert Moorehead
  • The way it is now, the asylums can hold the sane people but if we tried to shut up the insane we would run out of building materials.~ Mark Twain
  • To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up.~ Ogden Nash
  • When Jerry Lewis and I were big, we used to go to parties, and everybody thought I was big-headed and stuck up, and I wasn’t. It was because I didn’t know how to speak good English, so I used to keep my mouth shut.~ Dean Martin
  • When you are in it up to your ears, keep your mouth shut.~ Author Unknown
  • You can do one of two things; just shut up, which is something I don’t find easy, or learn an awful lot very fast which is what I tried to do.~ Jane Fonda
  • You will have many opportunities in life to keep your mouth shut: You should take advantage of every one of them.~ Thomas A. Edison

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