Still Waters Run Deep
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Still Waters Run Deep

Still Waters Run Deep


The phrase “still waters run deep” describes a person who doesn’t talk much and perhaps hides his complex thoughts on the matter.

Example in use: Though she seldom expresses her thoughts in class, her still waters run deep.”

Interesting fact

There's a similar proverb in French: IL n’est pire Eau que l’eau qui dort. 'no water is worse than quiet water'