Words Quotes

Bible, proverbs 15: 1 (kjv) - a soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous...
Abraham lincoln - it is said an eastern monarch once charged his...

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau
Music expresses that which cannot remain silent and that which cannot be put into words.
Victor Hugo
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
It is a poor wit who lives by borrowing the words, decisions, inventions and actions of others.
Johann Kaspar Lavate

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
William shakespeare - my words fly up, my thoughts remain below words...
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
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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Quotation, n The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Ambrose Bierce
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
Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will continue until they are resisted with either words or blows, or both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.
Frederick Douglass
Beyond talent lie all the usual words discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Arthur Baldwin
Now begins a torrent of words and a trickling of sense.
Theocritus of Chios
If you are rich, you speak the truth if you are poor, your words are but lies.
Chinese Prove
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
Without trust, words become the hollow sound of a wooden gong. With trust, words become life itself.
John Harold
Love is shown in your deeds, not in your words.
Father Jerome Cummings
Witness at all times. If necessary, use words.
St. Francis of Assissi
For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change.
Ingrid Bengis
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.
William Shakespeare
Who knows why we live, and struggle, and die... Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom.
Alan Stewart Paton
Watch your thoughts they become words. Watch your words they become actions. Watch your actions they become habits. Watch your habits they become character. Watch your character it becomes your destiny.
Patrick Overton
May no portent of evil be attached to the words I say.
Anonymous
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
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
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
William Carleton
What you keep by you, you may change and mend but words, once spoken, can never be recalled.
Earl of Roscommon
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echos are truly endless.
Mother Teresa
If I could take all your words away and give you but a sparse few, they would be: ? I now know, I am absolute, I am complete, I am God, I am.? If there were no other words but these, you would no longer be limited to this plane.
Ramtha
Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn
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 accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.
Samuel Johnson
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
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Baldwin
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
When words leave off, music begins.
Thomas Carlyle