With accent marks:
Молча́ние – знак согла́сия.
Silent means consent.
If a person stays silent after a proposal or an accusation, it is considered that he or she agrees.
This phrase has been known since ancient Rome: Silentium videtur confessio.
The proverb is used when a question is not answered, which makes it possible to assume an affirmative answer.
Other Russian proverbs
Forewarned is forearmed.
Appetite comes with eating.
The morning is wiser than the evening.
Do not dig a hole for another one, you will fall into it yourself.
There is no smoke without fire.
In a quiet whirlpool, demons live.
All is well that ends well.
Live for a century, learn for a century, but die being a fool anyway.