Quotes / Beware the Quiet Ones

Do not underestimate me, boy
Look closer and you'll find
That if you peel back the polite
There might be something fierce inside
Marian Call, "Dear Mister Darcy"

"Shit's gonna go down when Fluttershy's voice goes above three decibels."

People who make no noise are dangerous.
—Jean de La Fontaine quote

"Watch out for the quiet ones."
Knock Out, after witnessing Soundwave deliver a Curb-Stomp Battle to Airachnid, Transformers Prime

"She's shy, cabbage head, not stupid."
—Aniki on Beka Cooper.

"Moment to Watch Out For: Scully losing it completely at Boggs when she discovers that he has a connection with Henry. Anderson is like a firecracker that gets more and more explosive and until she is literally screaming blue bloody murder at him. For the usually reserved Scully this a real watershed moment. ‘Well, I came here to tell you that if he dies because of what you’ve done…four days from now nobody will stop me from being the that’ll throw the switch and gas you out of this life for good, you son of a bitch!’"
Doc Oho on The X-Files, "Beyond the Sea"

"Don't ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance, or my kindness for weakness."
— Popular internet saying

"If there's a shy, quiet kid in your class that everyone picks on, treat him with respect and kindness. Your life will be spared when his psychic powers become manifest. "