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"Better to remain silent and . . ."

Posted by R. Berg on August 22, 2001

In Reply to: Looking for Source posted by Don G. on August 22, 2001

: Does anyone know who said "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool that to speak and remove all doubt." I love that quote, but I don't know where it originated.

Often attributed to Mark Twain. Sometimes attributed to Socrates, George Eliot, Lincoln, and Confucius.