Speech is Silver, But Silence is Golden.
‘When you have the speech of excellence,
The better and better you teach.
When you have the power of silence,
The higher and higher you reach!’
It is a fact that when we speak, others become silent and when others speak, we become silent.
Talking is silver but silence is gold, it's a great idiom used by the most nations.
Well, silence is the best policy; you can see: listen and silent two words have the same letters but arranged differently.
We humans have tendency to talk more and to listen less, the main cause of it is that we have...
A figure of speech is the use of a word or words diverging from its usual meaning. It can also be a special repetition, arrangement or omission of words with literal meaning, or a phrase with a specialized meaning not based on the literal meaning of the words in it, as in idiom, metaphor, simile, hyperbole...
Speech is silver and silence is Gold
Since ancient time, silence is worshipped as an important
component of spiritual discipline. Initially, the practice
of this virtue may commence with some three hours of
silence at noon time, say on Sunday or any other suitable
day. This practice may be enhanced...
Importance of Silence
No one should ever underestimate how important silence really is in our lives. It is very important to be silent during performances, no matter what the performance is for. If it is for speech, singing, Broadway, etc., you still need to be silent. No matter what you think, silence is a...
The Parts of Speech. Word Classes.
On the basis of various formal and semantic features words can be divided into grammatical classes which are called ‘parts of speech’. Some scholars refer to parts of speech as ‘lexico-grammatical’ series of words, or as ‘lexico-grammatical categories’...
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He counted his treasures: gold , silver,
diamonds, and books.
To divide two sharply contrasting statements.
Speech is silver : silence is golden.
The river ran downhill : he made his way slowly
up the path.
not dark, and bare. No longer was it set with festive yellow and scarlet cloths, woven in distant Tor: no longer did it bear the freight of plates of silver from the mines of Tharna, nor of cunningly wrought goblets of gold from the smithies of luxurious Turia, Ar of the south. It was long since I had tasted...
Chapter 2 Female’s Oppression and Silence in The Yellow Wallpaper and Washington Square
Prior to the twentieth century, women’s roles were assigned and defined by men.
In the nineteenth-century America, women, as agents of moral influence were expected to maintain the domestic sphere as a cheerful...
Silence suppression is achieved by recognizing the lack of speech through a speech processing mechanism called voice activity detection (VAD) which dynamically monitors background noise and sets a corresponding speech detection threshold. This technique is also known as speech...
Figures of speech
As one of the articles in this issue deals with the English Language Fair held at the Barbican Centre last autumn, this might be a good opportunity to concentrate on varieties of English style. Let's start with the use of imagery.
The passage chosen for comment comes from The...
The Law of Silence
By Constant Chevillon. Translated by Paul Freeman
Egyptian priests personified silence with the symbol of the god Harpocrates. He was all eyes and
ears, but his mouth was closed. This attitude is evocative: it is necessary to see, to listen, to
understand, but, among the truths...
An allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference to a place, person, or something that happened. This can be real or imaginary and may refer to anything, including paintings, opera, folk lore, mythical figures, or religious manuscripts. The reference can be direct or may be inferred...
The whole art and joy of words":
Aslan's speech in the Chronicles of Narnia
by Joy Alexander
THERE are many instances in literature of characters stepping out of the books which create them. What I mean is that many people recognise and know about Robinson Crusoe, Oliver Twist, or Peter Pan who...
Q1. Before you start your usual speech against Muslim discrimination, I would like to bring to your notice that recently 2 Muslims were executed yesterday for attempting to bomb some cities in the USA. Now, the higher authorities are not letting Muslims enter our country and are considering killing...
An idle brain is the devil's workshop
Fortune knocks once at every man's door
Necessity is the mother of invention
Speech is silver, silence is golden | | |
Absence makes the heart grow fonder
Experience is the best teacher
We never miss the water till the well runs dry
Don't be afraid of...
progressive conservatism of the developing Pharisees likely decreed the idol utterance of his name to be the mere attempt made through human speech. This humble silence is shown throughout the bible, as Prophets are continually hesitant to speak the “Word of God”. Both Moses and Isaiah, while in midst of...
Good Morning/Afternoon students and teachers, my speech that I will be presenting today is on King Tutankhamun’s Golden Throne and The Kings Dagger’s.
The throne is carved from wood is gold plaited and there is some silver overlay as well, its inlaid with multi coloured glass paste, glazed terracotta...
Speech to the Troops at Tilbury 1
1My loving people,
2We have been persuaded by some that are careful of our safety, to take heed how we commit 3our selves to armed multitudes, for fear of treachery; but I assure you I do not desire to live to 4distrust my faithful and loving people. Let tyrants...
And every fragrance that the warm winds bring
From roses after rain—with clarion daffodils,
First in the van of summer, celebrate this day,
And golden buttercups from Sussex hills!
All these dispatch to Amal…
The bunch is still fresh and fragrant carrying the authentic inspiration that had prompted...
Silence: A Politics
Department of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, SOC 107, Tampa, FL 33620-8100, USA E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This article investigates the unfamiliar political implications of silence. Generally...
Anglófonos en Perspectiva Histórica y Cultural
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Elizabeth I. Speech to the Troops at Tilbury. 1588
My loving people,
We have been persuaded by some that are careful of our safety, to take heed how we commit our selves...
Figures of Speech [ Examples ]
❖ "But my heart is a lonely hunter that hunts on a lonely hill."
(William Sharp, "The Lonely Hunter")
❖ "Love is an alchemist that can transmute poison into food--and a spaniel that prefers even punishment from one hand to caresses...
The voice of silence
“Speech is silver but silence is golden.”(Page 10)
“What are you waiting for? Just tell her our classes end late today,” Harry stared at me.
“But…we don’t have classes today,” I innocently answered.
“Babe, don’t tell me you’ve never lied to your mom before,” Harry pulled a wry...
come up here and speak.
What I am about to do is absolutely
fatal. I am here to deliver my
farewell speech. It has taken a little
time for this fact to dawn on my
senses. The fact that this speech has
to sum up just one thought: SKV, I'm
going to miss you. It has left my
heart wrenched. I really...
casket, he will get to marry Portia and gain all of her wealth as well. In the beginning of his speech, Bassanio is reacting to the song that is being sung by one of Portia's servants. As he gives his speech, we are captivated by his many metaphors and by the suspense of his words. The entire time he...
What Would Our Forefathers Say?
Free speech is one of the most controversial and most confusing of the amendments. Throw it into a college campus setting and it’s an extremely complex matter. Its guidelines are not clear because, given the nature...
Prince of Morocco’s speech (Shakespeare 2.7.37-59)
The Moroccan Prince makes his decision on which casket to choose, he clearly revises his decisions. Explaining why he does not choose the other two and why he chose the one he wanted for a reason which is ironic.
The speech starts off with saying...
Freedom of speech – Racial and sexual discrimination
Freedom of Speech – Racial and Sexual Discrimination
Through the legal provisions of freedom of speech, it is important to freely talk about the issues affecting the organization despite...
Breaking through the Silence
An elderly woman waits along the sidewalk as the Metro bus full of student swings by to pick her up. As she enters, she holds a number of 99¢ Store bags in hand. She is clearly Hispanic, her brown skin and white hair and her modesty stand out. The bus continues its route...