Words Quotes

William penn - speak properly, and in as few words as you can,...
When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.
Author Unknown

George du maurie - sick i am of idle words, past all reconciling,...
Suffering is none the less acute and much more lasting when it is put into words.
Evelyn Waugh, Work Suspended (1943)
H. r. haldeman - we are getting into semantics again. if we use...
To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
Jose Antonio Burciaga

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
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
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 one is grateful for something too good for common thanks, writing is less unsatisfactory than speech - One does not, at least, hear how inadequate the words are.
George Eliot
Speak to me as to thy thinkings, As thou dost ruminate, and give thy worst of thoughts The worst of words.
William Shakespeare
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Baldwin
Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Robert Fulghum
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Do not be wise in words - Be wise in deeds.
Jewish Prove
Now begins a torrent of words and a trickling of sense.
Theocritus of Chios
Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.
Mark Twain
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.
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
Preach the gospel at all times - - If necessary, use words.
Saint Francis of Assisi
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.
William Shakespeare
Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits. Your habits become your values. Your values become your destiny.
Mahatma Gandhi
Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment.
Learned Hand
Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.
Author Unknown
The sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
Alexander Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo
You cannot slander human nature it is worse than words can paint it.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao - Tzu
Whenever I start getting sad about where I am in my life, I think about the last words of my favorite uncle A truck.
Child Age 15
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
The words you speak today should be soft and tender... for tomorrow you may have to eat them.
Unknown
So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
James, you ought to discover some day that words have an exact meaning.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged, 1957
There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.
John Dewey
I asked Ring Lardner the other day how he writes his short stories, and he said he wrote a few widely separated words or phrases on a piece of paper and then went back and filled in the spaces.
Harold Ross
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
George Eliot
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
Menande
We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation - Rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects