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
To live a life is not the same (not as easy) as to go through a field.
Water wears away a stone.
If you are chasing two hares at once, you won’t catch a single one.
What you will sow, that you will reap.
Who is talking about what, and a lousy one about the bath.
Оne sees the mote in another's eye and ignores the log in his own.
Better to see once than hear a hundred times.
In a healthy body, healthy mind.