Shut Up Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old shut up quotes, shut up sayings, and shut up proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Never miss a good chance to shut up.     

Will Rogers

If you can't do, you'd best shut up about it.     

Esther Forbes

Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.     

Ogden Nash

If you have any problems at all, don't hesitate to shut up.     

Robert Mankoff

If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.      

Emile Zola

It's very important in life to know when to shut up. You should not be afraid of silence.     

Alex Trebek

Before you can make good music, you just have to shut up. Then the music can say what it has to say.     

Kristin Hersh

Smart is knowing if you're dumb. Knowing when to shut up and to listen to people that are smarter than you.     

Chris Rock

Do not shut up the young people against their will in a pew, and force the children to ask them questions for an hour against their will.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shut up and do not think. All the theorists agree: shut up and keep the words from being said. And all of the scars will remain invisible; and all of the scars will remain under the skin. Where they belong.     

Alice Hoffman

It's good to shut up sometimes.     

Marcel Marceau

Maybe nobody has a right to tell anybody to shut up. Maybe this is how wars get started, because someone tells someone else to shut up, and then no one will apologize.     

Meg Cabot