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.

I wish I could shut up, but I can't, and I won't. Desmond Tutu
If you have something to say then you want someone to pay attention or at least to have the opportunity for them to tell you to shut up and go away. John Lydon
I feel that if a person has problems communicating the very least he can do is to shut up. Tom Lehrer
If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow. Emile Zola
I'm trying to shut up and let my angels speak to me and tell me what I'm supposed to do. Patrick Swayze
We need to stop telling each other to shut up. We need to get comfortable with the reality that no one is going to shut up. Jon Lovett
There is a time to speak and a time to listen, and sometimes people need to shut up. David Hope
I shut up and keep my ears and eyes open. Kieran Culkin
My best advice to you: Shut up. Jim Calhoun
If you can't keep quiet, shut up! Gregory Ratoff
Indeed, at times it's best to shut up. Phillip Lopate
I learned that you actually have more power when you shut up. Andy Warhol
You're playing or you're not playing. If you're playing, so just shut up and play. Marat Safin
Shut up. Just shut up. You had me at 'hello'. Renee Zellweger
Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about. Sakya Pandita
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. Ernest Hemingway
If you don't shut up, how can I answer your questions! Lucero Isaac
Shut up and say something. Moe Howard
Shut up, if you talking 'bout me I'm talking to you R. Kelly
Shut up and sleep with me come on, why don't you sleep with me? Sin with Sebastian
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