To be silent is not to lose your tongue

To be silent is not to lose your tongue. On the contrary, it is only through silence that one can discover something new to talk about. One who talked incessantly, without stopping to look and listen, would repeat himself ad nauseam.

~ Alan W. Watts

to be silent is not to lose your tongue
 
"One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple." Jack Kerouac