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" there is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence." One meets with people in the world, who seem never to have made the last of these observations. And yet these great talkers do not... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: Letters - Page 71
by Francis Bacon - 1854
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An exposition of the Epistle to the Ephesians, a series of discourses

Joseph Lathrop - Bible - 1864 - 640 pages
...speak the whole truth. " A fool uttereth all his mind ; but a wise man keepeth it in till afterward." " There is a time to speak; and a time to keep silence." " And a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment." We are never to violate truth ; but we...
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The Gospel standard, or Feeble Christian's support, Volume 32

1866
...and decay, and I cannot carry them into effect for lack of wisdom and strength. So I prove that as there is " a time to speak and a time to keep silence," so there is a time to write and a time to refrain therefrom, willing or unwilling. I find there is...
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The Catholic Doctrine of the Sacrifice and Participation of the Holy Eucharist

George Trevor - Lord's Supper - 1869 - 284 pages
...not the living Church close the diptychs altogether as well as enter or expunge particular names ? There is a time to speak and a time to keep silence. Sometimes a seeming defect in form is required to redress the balance of a truth violently disturbed...
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The Southern Review, Volume 9, Issues 18-20

1871
...abhors no one so much as a still greater talker. ' The wise man observes,' says Bishop Butler, ' that there is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence.' But he does not quote the wise man with perfect accuracy. The wise man says : ' There is a time to...
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The beautiful gleaner, familiar expositions of the Book of Ruth

William Braden - 1872
...it his boast " that he became all things to all men, that he might win some." Naomi teaches us that there is " a time to speak and a time to keep silence," a time to entreat and a time to refrain from entreating, a time to argue and a time to yield in the...
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'Vitis mystica', or, The true vine, ascr. to s. Bernard. tr. by W.R.B. Brownlow

Bonaventura (st, card.) - 1873
...useful words; but to evil words which rise from bad motions of the heart, it is ever to be closed. For there is a time to speak and a time to keep silence. f And he sins as much who withholds a word in season, as he who scandalises others by speaking evil...
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Good Words, Volume 15

English periodicals - 1874
...own loquacity. Butler, for once, is almost bitter and sarcastic : — " The Wise Man observes, that there is a time to speak and a time to keep silence. One meets with people in the world who seem never to have made the last of these observations. And...
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The Christian Ambassador, Volume 15

Theology - 1877
...makes us feel how loveable and sweet a nature may be even in condemnation : The Wise Man observes that there is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence. One meets with people in the world who seem never to have made the last of these observations. And...
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Virtues and Spiritual Doctrine of St. Vincent de Paul

Michel Ulysse Maynard - 1877 - 409 pages
...himself: "What would Our Lord have said, or done in like circumstances, or in such a difficulty?" " There is a time to speak and a time to keep silence" the Divine Wisdom has said. Vincent had learned it and practiced it. None knew belter how to maintain...
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Controversial Papers

William Henry Anderdon - 1878 - 207 pages
...up an isolated point or the verdict to be passed on some individual among her Saints and Doctors. " There is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence;" and in such case, the time to be silent seems past: there is not only a time, but a call, to speak....
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