novell quotes plug list

Lars Rasmussen lars.rasmussen at
Mon Mar 7 08:15:43 MST 2005

On Sat, 5 Mar 2005 07:31:55 -0700, Jake Pollmann
<jake.pollmann at> wrote:
> > Old saying, one that predates the Internet: "If you keep your mouth
> > shut, people wonder how stupid you are. If you open it, they know."
> "It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open
> it and remove all doubt."
> I believe Mark Twain gets credit for that one:

I'm gonna go with Proverbs 17:28:

Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that
shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.


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