still waters run deep

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A person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellect

Isabel Pierce, the central character of Sweetwater, Roxana Robinson's fluid third novel, gives the appearance of being a thoughtful, reserved, quiet woman who won't rock any boats in her life. Yet she harbors passions; it might be said of her that still waters run deep.

achieve a task with tranquility and satisfaction; he who seems quiet and harmless but has the ability to harm deeply
still waters run deep

    Türkische aussprache

    stîl wôtırz rʌn dip


    /ˈstəl ˈwôtərz ˈrən ˈdēp/ /ˈstɪl ˈwɔːtɜrz ˈrʌn ˈdiːp/


    () Possibly inspired by Shakespeare, c. 1590, in Henry VI, Part 2, act 3, sc. 1: ::Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep; ::And in his simple show he harbours treason.