"A fool is known by his speech ... and a wise man by silence"
- Pythagoras of Samos (c. 570 - c.495 BC)
So much noise surrounds us - much of it the comments of people in high places whom we may consider to be idiots (a.k.a. bird-brains) until they open their mouths and instead of allaying our assessment, confirm our impressions!
BE STILL ...