Words Quotes

Dwight d. eisenhowe - an intellectual is a man who takes more words...
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras

Deeds, not words shall speak me.
John Fletche
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
Edward Thorndike
William cowpe - words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but...
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 3 scene 3

Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Lady you bereft me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers.
William Shakespeare
Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.
Hedrick Smith
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
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
Henry james - summer afternoon - summer afternoon... the two...
Thy words, I grant are bigger, for I wear not, my dagger in my mouth.
William Shakespeare
The best of us must sometimes eat our words.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, 1999
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
One might equate growing up with a mistrust of words. A mature person trusts his eyes more than his ears. Irrationality often manifests itself in upholding the word against the evidence of the eyes. Children, savages and true believers remember far less what they have seen than what they have heard.
Eric Hoffe
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
Brain researchers estimate that your unconscious database outweighs the conscious on an order exceeding ten million to one. This database is the source of your hidden, natural genius. In other words, a part of you is much smarter than you are. The wise people regularly consult that smarter part.
Michael J. Gel
I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels.
John Calvin
There is one thing that matters - - To set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Until divinity decides to reveal the future to human kind, the sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
Alexandre Dumas, Translation from "The Count of Monte Cristo".
Speak to me as to thy thinkings, As thou dost ruminate, and give thy worst of thoughts The worst of words.
William Shakespeare
The body says what words cannot.
Martha Graham
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - - The book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
John Ruskin
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
Sophocles, Antigone
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below. Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
William Shakespeare
Suffering is none the less acute and much more lasting when it is put into words.
Evelyn Waugh, Work Suspended (1943)
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
Value your words. Each one may be the last.
Stanislaw Lec
Un croquis vaut mieux quun long discours. Fr., A picture is worth a thousand words.
Napoleon
Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.
Confucius
Say all you have to say in the fewest possible words, or your reader will be sure to skip them; and in the plainest possible words or he will certainly misunderstand them.
John Ruskin
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
Fame - A few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
John Christian Bovee
Words have a longer life than deeds.
Pindar, Nemean Odes
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 von Goethe
James, you ought to discover some day that words have an exact meaning.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged, 1957
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
George Eliot
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.
George Eliot