Words Quotes

William shakespeare,
The two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.'
Dorothy Parke

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Thomas Jefferson
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
Alexandre dumas, translation from
Become the change you want to see - Those are words I live by.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
George Eliot
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Ingrid Bergman
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - The more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
Robert Southey
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
Thomas Jefferson
Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Do not accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.
Samuel Johnson
Herman melville - a man thinks that by mouthing hard words he...
But words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Lord Byron
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with the shades of deeper meaning.
Bertha Flowers
Before speaking, consider the interpretation of your words as well as their intent.
Andrew Alden
By words the mind is winged.
Value your words. Each one may be the last.
Stanislaw Lec
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Cato the Elde
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer, The Odyssey
The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
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
Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
One picture is worth a thousand words.
Fred R. Barnard
Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter.
William Shakespeare
I understand a fury in your words, But not the words.
William Shakespeare
For I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and big words Bother me.
Winnie the Pooh
Do not fight verbosity with words speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment.
Learned Hand
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
Hope is a thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without words And never stops at all.
Emily Dickinson
Among my most prized possessions are the words that I have never spoken.
Orson Scott Card
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.
However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you, If you do not act upon them?
Buddha (563 - 483 B. C.)
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
William Penn
There are tones of voices that mean more than words.
Robert Frost
The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken.
Homer, The Odyssey
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
Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef.
Tom Robbins
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Bible, Proverbs 15: 1 (KJV)