still tongue makes a wise head

a still tongue makes a wise head

It is much wiser to speak only when it is appropriate or after one has thought carefully about what one wants or needs to say. If I may offer some advice, you should try to refrain from discussing your personal affairs so openly and at such length. Remember, a still tongue makes a wise head. I try to teach all my pupils that still tongues make wise heads.
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still tongue makes a wise head

Prov. If you are wise, you do not talk very much.; You should only speak when you have judged that it is appropriate to do so. Don't chatter about whatever comes to your mind. A still tongue makes a wise head. Kathy really offended Mr. Parker by talking so much about his ex-wife. She needs to learn that a still tongue makes a wise head.
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