Words Quotes

Emily dickinson - hope is the thing with feathers that perches in...
I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words bother me.
A. A. Milne, Winnie - The - Pooh

A. s. neill - i answered that one learns to live, not by...
Do not be wise in words - Be wise in deeds.
Jewish Prove
I must tell you that the supply of words on the world market is plentiful, but the demand is falling.
Lech Walesa
The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, charm, spell, enchantment. They express the arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
Menande
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry that is prose words in their best order - Poetry the best words in the best order.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Rudyard Kipling
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
Henry Adams
Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.
Hedrick Smith
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Cato the Elde
When someone is giving you their theology, their God words, you should listen hard and be very gentle. The time to deliver your God words is when you are asked.
Real Live Preacher, Real Live Preacher weblog, 03 - 25 - 05
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
Words have a longer life than deeds.
Pindar, Nemean Odes
When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.
Author Unknown
Success, recognition, and conformity are the bywords of the modern world where everyone seems to crave the anesthetizing security of being identified with the majority.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
There is no surer way to misread any document than to read it literally. As nearly as we can, we must put ourselves in the place of those who uttered the words, and try to divine how they would have dealt with the unforeseen situation; and, evidence of what they would have done, they are by no means final.
Learned Hand
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
A torn jacket is soon mended but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Love is shown in your deeds, not in your words.
Father Jerome Cummings
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
Henry Fielding
Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray. Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow in him.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Music expresses that which cannot remain silent and that which cannot be put into words.
Victor Hugo
Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.
Mark Twain
To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
Jose Antonio Burciaga
It does not matter what men say in words, so long as their activities are controlled by settled instincts. The words may ultimately destroy the instincts. But until this has occurred, words do not count. - From Science and the Modern World.
Alfred North Whitehead
Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Robert Fulghum
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.
William Shakespeare
Words are potent weapons for all causes, good or bad.
Manly P. Hall
Hope is a thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without words And never stops at all.
Emily Dickinson
Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in a few words.
Aprocrypha
Words are the physicians of the mind diseased.
Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound
Quoting the act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
It is a poor wit who lives by borrowing the words, decisions, inventions and actions of others.
Johann Kaspar Lavate
The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
The whole problem with news on television comes down to this: all the words uttered in an hour of news coverage could be printed on page of a newspaper. And the world cannot be understood in one page.
Neil Postman
Before speaking, consider the interpretation of your words as well as their intent.
Andrew Alden
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
William Carleton