Words Quotes

John greenleaf whittie - of all sad words of tongue and pen the saddest...
Edward r. murrow - the politician is... trained in the art of...

Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
Aldous Huxley, unknown
I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me.
A. A. Milne, Winnie - The - Pooh
I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels.
John Calvin
During my three years in Vietnam, I certainly heard plenty of last words by dying American footsoldiers. Not one of them, however, had illusions that he had somehow accomplished something worthwhile in the process of making the Supreme Sacrifice.
Kurt Vonnegut, Hocus Pocus

If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
Fran Lebowitz
Mother teresa - kind words are short and easy to speak, but their...
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.
Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.
Hermann Hesse
As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to... the American people Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible. On the Vietnam Wa.
Richard Milhous Nixon
A torn jacket is soon mended but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If you are rich, you speak the truth if you are poor, your words are but lies.
Chinese Prove
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
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
Edward Thorndike
People do not want words - They want the sound of battle... the battle of destiny.
Gamal Abdel Nasse
May no portent of evil be attached to the words I say.
Anonymous
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
Henry Adams
Prima la musica, poi le parole first the music, then the words.
Antonio Salieri, title of an opera
Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.
Abdul Baha, Paris Talks, p. 15
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, Unknown
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras
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
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 3 scene 3
Use soft words and hard arguments.
English Prove
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
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao - Tzu
What power has love but forgiveness In other words by its intervention what has been done can be undone. What good is it otherwise.
William Carlos Williams
It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
William Shakespeare
Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.
Ann Landers
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Abigail Adams, letter to John Adams, 1774
All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words Ich bin ein Berline.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Words are potent weapons for all causes, good or bad.
Manly P. Hall
MacDonald has the gift of compressing the largest amount of words into the smallest amount of thoughts.
Sir Winston Churchill
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
William Carleton
Quotation, n The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Ambrose Bierce
I believe much trouble and blood would be saved if we opened our hearts more. I will tell you in my way how the Indian sees things. The white man has more words to tell you how they look to him, but it does not require many words to speak the truth.
Chief Joseph
Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign.
William Cowpe
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.
William Shakespeare
There is one thing that matters - - To set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
Logan Pearsall Smith