Words Quotes

John ruskin - say all you have to say in the fewest possible...
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer, The Odyssey

Ralph waldo emerson - speak what you think to - day in words as hard as...
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
Edward thorndike - colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but...
Quoting the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

Deeds, not words shall speak to me.
John William Fletche
But words came halting forth, wanting Inventions stayInvention, Natures child, fled step - Dame Studys blows... Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite, Fool, said my Muse to me look in thy heart and write.
Sir Philip Sidney
If you are rich, you speak the truth if you are poor, your words are but lies.
Chinese Prove
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echos are truly endless.
Mother Teresa
Quotation, n The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Ambrose Bierce
Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
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
Words were never invented to fully explain the peaceful aura that surrounds us when we are in communion with minds of the same thoughts.
Eddie Myers
I understand a fury in your words, But not the words.
William Shakespeare, "Othello", Act 4 scene 2
Thy words, I grant are bigger, for I wear not, my dagger in my mouth.
William Shakespeare
There are tones of voices that mean more than words.
Robert Frost
Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
Aldous Huxley, unknown
We gladly feast on those who would subdue us... not just pretty words, Fester.
Morticia Addams - From the Addams Family movie
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Abigail Adams, letter to John Adams, 1774
Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef.
Tom Robbins
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
I think people want their illusions and writers are mostly illusion. When you read their words, you read a flattened, incomplete version of the writer.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 05, 2004
We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn
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
Of all sad words of tongue and pen the saddest are these, what might have been.
John Greenleaf Whittie
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
Speak to me as to thy thinkings, As thou dost ruminate, and give thy worst of thoughts The worst of words.
William Shakespeare
When words leave off, music begins.
Thomas Carlyle
Sticks and stones are hard on bones, aimed with angry art, words can sting like anything but silence breaks the heart.
Phyllis Mcginley
I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me.
A. A. Milne, Winnie - The - Pooh
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
They were going to die. They knew it, and their last words were I love you. Even in great pain, their last words were of love... People who could have saved themselves and they ran back in to save others instead. If humanity is capable of that, how can I lose hope in humanity?
Elie Wiesel, Chicago Sun - Times, November 5, 2001
I must tell you that the supply of words on the world market is plentiful, but the demand is falling.
Lech Walesa
Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy
The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, charm, spell, enchantment. They express the arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the words without the tune, and never stops at all.
Emily Dickinson