Words Quotes

Pythagoras - do not say a little in many words but a great...
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Charles Simic

The outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council.
Homer, The Iliad
Fame - A few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
John Christian Bovee
Thales - a multitude of words is no proof of a prudent...
All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
Henry Ward Beeche

Un croquis vaut mieux quun long discours. Fr., A picture is worth a thousand words.
Napoleon
Not till we are lost, in other words, not till we have lost the world, do we begin to find ourselves, and realize the infinite extent of our relations.
Henry David Thoreau
Whatever we conceive well we express clearly, and words flow with ease.
Nicolas Boileau
If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - Although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.
Confucius
It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page.
Joan Baez
Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy like the heaven above.
Julia A. Fletcher Carney
Abba eban - he has a splendid repertoire of 500 words. why...
Quotation, n The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Ambrose Bierce
There is one thing that matters - - To set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Do not fight verbosity with words: speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Moralia
Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - In firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Seneca
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.)
Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words.
Marcel Marceau
The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them.
Anatole France
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Tennyson
Actions lie louder than words.
Carolyn Wells
Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.
Carol Burnett
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Use soft words and hard arguments.
English Prove
There are tones of voices that mean more than words.
Robert Frost
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
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Lady you berefit me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers.
William Shakespeare
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.
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
The sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
Alexander Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo
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
If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind, give it more thought.
Dennis Roch
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
The intellectual is constantly betrayed by his vanity. Godlike he blandly assumes that he can express everything in words whereas the things one loves, lives, and dies for are not, in the last analysis completely expressible in words.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.
Ann Landers
Hope is the thing with feathers - - That perches in the soul - - And sings the tune without words - - And never stops, at all.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.
Wendell Johnson
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