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
The forbidden fruit is sweet.
Who is talking about what, and a lousy one about the bath.
You see your friends in the times of trouble.
Patience and labor will grind everything.
Better to see once than hear a hundred times.
Do not dig a hole for another one, you will fall into it yourself.
You can't spoil the porridge with butter.
(lit.) Whoever gets up early, God gives him