A Potpourri of Words About Words

We’ve spent this week talking about words. Here are some final thoughts.

He who holds his tongue is wise.
              —Proverbs 10:19

You don’t have to explain something you haven’t said. —Calvin Coolidge

Keep in mind that you are more interested in what you have to say than anyone else is. —Andy Rooney

Better to be silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.
—Abraham Lincoln

People who know the least always seem to know it the loudest. —Andy Capp

Spilling your guts is just exactly as charming as it sounds. —Fran Lebowitz

Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier’n puttin’ it back. —Will Rogers

The shallowest mind can be a master at criticism. —Reuel Lemmons

The person who sings his own praises is likely to be a soloist. —Author unknown

The person who toots his own horn is always off key. —Edwin White

We have the right to remain silent;
a right we should exercise more often.

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