Still waters run deep
A person's calm exterior often conceals great depths of character, just as the deepest streams can have the smoothest surfaces.
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Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
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The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
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A quiet person may be very profound, as in Susie rarely says much, but still waters run deep. The physical observation in this term dates from ancient times, but it has been used figuratively since about 1400. Anthony Trollope amplified it in He Knew He Was Right (1869): “That's what I call still water. She runs deep enough. . . . So quiet, but so—clever.”