Words Quotes

Plutarch - in words are seen the state of mind and character...
Ramtha - if i could take all your words away and give you...

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.
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
Do not fight verbosity with words speech is given to all, intelligence to few.
Moralia
Kind words are short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa

Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Baldwin
Johann von goethe - one ought, every day at least, to hear a little...
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
Thomas Jefferson
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
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below. Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
William Shakespeare
Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.
Author Unknown
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef.
Tom Robbins
When words leave off, music begins.
Thomas Carlyle
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
I do not know the American gentleman, god forgive me for putting two such words together.
Charles Dickens
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Thomas Jefferson
May no portent of evil be attached to the words I say.
Anonymous
For I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and big words Bother me.
Winnie the Pooh
But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
George Gordon Byron
We have too many high - Sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Abigail Adams
Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.
Hermann Hesse
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
William Shakespeare
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
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Henry Ward Beeche
Witness at all times. If necessary, use words.
St. Francis of Assissi
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
Alfred North Whitehead
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
The two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.'
Dorothy Parke
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
One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the words without the tune, and never stops at all.
Emily Dickinson
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
Cato the Elde
Deeds, not words shall speak me.
John Fletche
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
Socrates
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., quoted by Human Behavior, May 1978
Words must be weighed, not counted.
Polish Prove