What does silence is golden mean?

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  1. silence is golden(Proverb)

    Peace and quiet have great value.

  2. silence is golden(Proverb)

    Often the best choice is to say nothing.

  3. Origin: Calque of the silentium est aurum, from silentium and est the third person form of sum and aurum.


  1. Silence Is Golden

    Silence Is Golden is a 15 minute award winning film written and directed by Chris Shepherd and produced by Maria Manton. Set in 1970s Britain, it tells the story of a 10 year old boy's obsession with his seemingly simple minded neighbour Dennis. The film mixes live action with various form of animation, including stop frame, drawn 2D. The complex mixture of styles enables Shepherd to show Billy's fantasies and inner thoughts on screen. In 2006 the film won the TCM Classic Shorts Award at the London Film Festival. Industry stars celebrated the merits of the film, Terry Gilliam: "Terrific, strong, non-sentimental kid's story", Imelda Staunton "Wonderfully surreal", Stephen Poliakoff "Technically extremely impressive, full of wit and imagination" and Matthew Modine "A wonderful combination of mixed media, strong storytelling and talented actors." The film has continued to win awards and been screened internationally.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of silence is golden in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of silence is golden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Muhammad Ali:

    Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Some people believe that Silence is golden, and that Silence speaks a million words. In my view, it's not true. Silence often represents the remnants of your fears, flaws and insecurities. Silence signifies your inability and impotency to respond to reality. The saddest sounds of silence were heard loud and clear in the deepest darkness that followed Nazi Genocides, 9/11, Tsunami and Katrina. Silence isn't golden at all, and it surely comes back to haunt you. Stay away from Silence, and always dare to speak up your mind, so that life becomes smooth and seamlessly free-flowing. La Vie Continue!

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Translations for silence is golden

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  • שתיקה שווה זהבHebrew
  • 沈黙は金であるJapanese
  • ความเงียบเป็นสีทองThai

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