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Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
Democracy don't rule the world, You'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that's better left unsaid.
Before you speak ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is kind, is necessary, is helpful. If the answer is no, maybe what you are about to say should be left unsaid.
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.
Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
In the world of diplomacy, some things are better left unsaid.
I'm not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid.
There was probably something as a child I wanted to express, something unsaid that I needed to share.
The unsaid rule for living in a trailer park is: 'If the door's shut, don't come a-knockin.' But if it's open and you're walkin' by, feel free to say, 'Hello.'
People in bands don't have the kind of conversations people might think they have. The best things about being in a band are the things that are unsaid.
From Ernest Hemingway's stories, I learned to listen within my stories for what went unsaid by my characters.
I was very aware of office politics because I was so baffled by them. So much so goes unsaid. No one says 'you're a cheeky so-and-so,' no one says 'you're so moody,' nobody ever confronts anyone else about anything. But I'm very crass, and I'm very confrontational, and I have a temper. I had to be hyper-vigilant in every office I worked in.
I like Beryl Bainbridge a great deal, and she is a writer who absolutely demands to be read a second, third, and fourth time. I admire her great courage in leaving so much unsaid and asking the reader to really engage her brain.
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