A couple can’t stop fighting. They spend their entire lives arguing with each other. Finally, they get so fed up that they decide to go see the Wise. The Wise take a look at the situation, their long fighting history, and all the complaints against each other. He then turns around. When he turns back, he’s got a bottle of transparent liquid in hand. “This is Magic Water”, says the Wise. “Whenever you feel like fighting, take a sip, and it will stop you.” Relieved yet skeptical, the couple take over the bottle. “There is however one condition,” the Wise continues. “Every time you drink it, you shall neither swallow it, nor spit it out.”
Words have power. Sometimes, keep your mouth shut reveals more wisdom than leave it open.