Words Quotes

Unknown - the words you speak today should be soft and...
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

Frederick douglass - find out just what people will submit to, and you...
We are all connected to everyone and everything in the universe. Therefore, everything one does as an individual affects the whole. All thoughts, words, images, prayers, blessings, and deeds are listened to by all that is.
Serge Kahili King
Bible, proverbs 15: 1 (kjv) - a soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous...
We have too many high - Sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Abigail Adams

The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy.
Florence Shinn
When someone is giving you their theology, their God words, you should listen hard and be very gentle. The time to deliver your God words is when you are asked.
Real Live Preacher, Real Live Preacher weblog, 03 - 25 - 05
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
Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy like the heaven above.
Julia A. Fletcher Carney
It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English - - Up to fifty words used in correct context - - No human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.
Carl Sagan
If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind, give it more thought.
Dennis Roch
One picture is worth a thousand words.
Fred R. Barnard
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Charles Simic
Speak what you think today in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self - Reliance", 1841
Love is shown in your deeds, not in your words.
Father Jerome Cummings
Success, recognition, and conformity are the bywords of the modern world where everyone seems to crave the anesthetizing security of being identified with the majority.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
Buddha
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Words are the leaves of the tree of language, of which, if some fall away, a new succession takes their place.
Field Marshall John French
All philosophy lies in two words Sustain and Abstain.
Epictetus
The Sufis advise us to speak only after our words have managed to pass through three gates. At the first gate we ask ourselves, Are these words true? If so, we let them pass on; if not, back they go. At the second gate we ask, Are they necessary? At the last gate we ask, Are they kind?
Eknath Easwaran
Witness at all times. If necessary, use words.
St. Francis of Assissi
Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn
Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
Aldous Huxley, unknown
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
It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words And this, too, shall pass away.
Abraham Lincoln
Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.
Author Unknown
One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Prima la musica, poi le parole first the music, then the words.
Antonio Salieri, title of an opera
And He shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Isaiah
Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.
Nicholas Boileau
For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, It might have been!
John Greenleaf Whittie
To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
Jose Antonio Burciaga
Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Robert Fulghum
Who knows why we live, and struggle, and die... Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom.
Alan Stewart Paton
It does not matter what men say in words, so long as their activities are controlled by settled instincts. The words may ultimately destroy the instincts. But until this has occurred, words do not count. - From Science and the Modern World.
Alfred North Whitehead
Actions lie louder than words.
Carolyn Wells
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
Harold Geneen, Chairman, ITT Corp.