Words Quotes

Herbert spence - how often misused words generate misleading...
Hermann hesse - without words, without writing and without books...

I answered that one learns to live, not by hearing of other lives, but by living for words are infinitely less important than acts.
A. S. Neill
Earl of roscommon - what you keep by you, you may change and mend but...
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Plato, Dialogues, Phaedo
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras

To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
Jose Antonio Burciaga
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 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
Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
Sir Winston Churchill
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
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
Sophocles
If you are rich, you speak the truth if you are poor, your words are but lies.
Chinese Prove
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
Charles Simic
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
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
Beyond talent lie all the usual words discipline, love, luck - - But, most of all, endurance.
James Arthur Baldwin
Words are like leaves and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.
Alexander Pope
Without words to objectify and categorize our sensations and place them in relation to one another, we cannot evolve a tradition of what is real in the world.
Ruth Hubbard
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
I do not know the American gentleman, god forgive me for putting two such words together.
Charles Dickens
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
In love there are things - - - Bodies and words.
Joyce Carol Oates
Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment.
Learned Hand
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
Socrates
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
The Scripture vouches Solomon for the wisest of men; and his proverbs prove him so, The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame each of them by a single sentence, consisting of two or three words.
South
But words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Lord Byron
Words calculated to catch everyone may catch no one.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., speech to Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1952
One picture is worth a thousand words.
Fred R. Barnard
Value your words. Each one may be the last.
Stanislaw Lec
Now begins a torrent of words and a trickling of sense.
Theocritus of Chios
Before speaking, consider the interpretation of your words as well as their intent.
Andrew Alden
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras
A man is judged by his deeds, not by his words.
Russian Prove
Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef.
Tom Robbins
The outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council.
Homer, The Iliad
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