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No reply is best

It is often advisable not to give any answer. Don’t say no. Don’t say yes. Say nothing.

http://www.englishclub.com/ref/Sayings/Talking/

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I shall look at you out of the corner of my eye, and you will say nothing. Words are the source of misunderstandings.

from the Fox-”
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

A lazy sheep thinks its wool heavy.

(English proverb)

http://goproverbs.blogspot.com.au/2013/04/poster-lazy-sheep.html

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“Look up at the sky. Ask yourself, ‘Has the sheep eaten the flower or not?’ And you’ll see how everything changes…
And no grown-up will ever understand how such a thing could be so important.”

― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

You and I will meet again, When we’re least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won’t say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again.

Tom Petty

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“Adieu, dit le renard. Voici mon secret. Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu’avec le cœur. L’essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.”

― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Le Petit Prince

Goodbye,” said the fox. “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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“Families hold each other in an iron grip of definition. One must break the grip, somehow.”
― Paula Fox, The Widow’s Children