Posted by Bruce Kahl on March 07, 2000
In Reply to: Author?? "If you cannot improve the silence, don't speak" posted by Nate on March 07, 2000 at
I found a couple of sites that claim the quote is from a Lawrence
Various searches produced no mention of Mr.Coughlin except for a politician with said moniker.
Some other sites claim it is a New England Proverb attributed to a Mr. Anonymous.