Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
A wound from a tongue is worse than a wound from a sword; for the latter affects only the body, the former the spirit.
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