A person who has been punished is not thereby simply less inclined to behave in a given way; at best, he learns how to avoid punishment.
I observe and remain silent.
Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.
Roaring dreams take place in a perfectly silent mind.
To persevere in one's duty, and be silent is the best answer to calumny.
First think twice and then keep silent.