Words Quotes

Bertha flowers - words mean more than what is set down on paper....
The outcome of the war is in our hands the outcome of words is in the council.
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Henry wadsworth longfellow - a torn jacket is soon mended but hard words...
All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words Ich bin ein Berline.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Henry adams - no one means all he says, and yet very few say...
Thought itself needs words. It runs on them like a long wire. And if it loses the habit of words, little by little it becomes shapeless, somber.
Ugo Betti

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul. And sings the tune Without the words, and never stops at all.
Emily Dickinson
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
Menande
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
It was a love of the air and sky and flying, the lure of adventure, the appreciation of beauty. It lay beyond the descriptive words of men - where immortality is touched through danger, where life meets death on equal plane where man is more than man, and existence both supreme and valueless at the same time.
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
Cato the Elde
But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
George Gordon Byron
Kind words are short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa
Words are the physicians of the mind diseased.
Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Plato, Dialogues, Phaedo
Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef.
Tom Robbins
Actions lie louder than words.
Carolyn Wells
Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously.
Sidney Madwed
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Cato the Elde
Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will continue until they are resisted with either words or blows, or both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.
Frederick Douglass
Lady you berefit me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers.
William Shakespeare
Words divide us, actions unite us.
Slogan of the Tupamaros
If you are rich, you speak the truth if you are poor, your words are but lies.
Chinese Prove
I do not know the American gentleman, god forgive me for putting two such words together.
Charles Dickens
Words calculated to catch everyone may catch no one.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., speech to Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1952
A multitude of words is no proof of a prudent mind.
Thales
I believe that whoever tries to think things through honestly will soon recognize how unworthy and even fatal is the traditional bias against Negroes. What can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice? He must have the courage to set an example by words and deed, and must watch lest his children become influenced by racial bias.
Albert Einstein
Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in life.
Jean Paul Richte
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Henry Ward Beeche
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray. Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow in him.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is, better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words.
Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari
What you keep by you, you may change and mend but words, once spoken, can never be recalled.
Earl of Roscommon
In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or oldBe not the first by whome the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope
Speak to me as to thy thinkings, As thou dost ruminate, and give thy worst of thoughts The worst of words.
William Shakespeare, "Othello", Act 3 scene 3
Watch your thoughts they become words. Watch your words they become actions. Watch your actions they become habits. Watch your habits they become character. Watch your character it becomes your destiny.
Patrick Overton
A leader must be constantly aware of the power of his words.... and his silences.
Simon MacDonald
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer, The Odyssey
In love there are things - - - Bodies and words.
Joyce Carol Oates
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire