Words Quotes

Homer, the odyssey - the wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which...
One picture is worth a thousand words.
Fred R. Barnard

Oliver wendell holmes - if i were dying, my last words would be, have...
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Poetry the best words in the best order.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
You cannot slander human nature it is worse than words can paint it.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Homer, The Odyssey
If thy words be too luxuriant, confine them, lest they confine thee. He that thinks he can never speak enough, may easily speak too much. A full tongue and an empty brain are seldom parted.
Francis Quarles
We are students of words; we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Robert Fulghum
People do not want words - They want the sound of battle... the battle of destiny.
Gamal Abdel Nasse
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Plutarch
Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.
John M. Keynes
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
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.
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
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
Henry Fielding
It is with words as with sunbeams. The more they are condenced, the deeper they burn.
Robert Southey
Words are the leaves of the tree of language, of which, if some fall away, a new succession takes their place.
Field Marshall John French
Language is only the instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas.
Samuel Johnson
Sick I am of idle words, past all reconciling, Words that weary and perplex and pander and conceal, Wake the sounds that cannot lie, for all their sweet beguiling The language one need fathom not, but only hear and feel.
George Du Maurie
Speak what you think today in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self - Reliance", 1841
We are getting into semantics again. If we use words, there is a very grave danger they will be misinterpreted.
H. R. Haldeman
The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
Martin Luthe
I would die happy if I knew that on my tombstone could be written these words, This man was an absolute fool. None of the disastrous things that he reluctantly predicted ever came to pass.
Lewis Mumford
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
To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
Jose Antonio Burciaga
Preach the gospel at all times - - If necessary, use words.
Saint Francis of Assisi
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
Edward Thorndike
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
Menande
We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys.
William Arthur Ward
A multitude of words is no proof of a prudent mind.
Thales
It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English - - Up to fifty words used in correct context - - No human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.
Carl Sagan
By words the mind is winged.
Aristophanes
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
Thomas Jefferson
All philosophy lies in two words Sustain and Abstain.
Epictetus
A man is judged by his deeds, not by his words.
Russian Prove
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
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Abigail Adams, letter to John Adams, 1774