Words Quotes

Ralph waldo emerson - speak what you think to - day in words as hard as...
Ann landers - expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and...

There are words which sever hearts more than sharp swords; there are words the point of which sting the heart through the course of a whole life.
Frederika Breme
Nicholas boileau - whatever we well understand we express clearly,...
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa
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

Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.
Mark Twain
I think people want their illusions and writers are mostly illusion. When you read their words, you read a flattened, incomplete version of the writer.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 05, 2004
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
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
Words, as is well known, are great foes of reality.
Joseph Conrad
The words you speak today should be soft and tender... for tomorrow you may have to eat them.
Unknown
Fine words! I wonder where you stole them.
Jonathan Swift
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just an charitable war.
William Shakespeare
Do not be wise in words - Be wise in deeds.
Jewish Prove
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
Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.
John M. Keynes
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words And this, too, shall pass away.
Abraham Lincoln
The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy.
Florence Shinn
When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.
Author Unknown
We all live in suspense from day to day In other words, you are the hero of your own story.
Mary McCarthy
Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words.
Rainer Maria Rilke
I asked Ring Lardner the other day how he writes his short stories, and he said he wrote a few widely separated words or phrases on a piece of paper and then went back and filled in the spaces.
Harold Ross
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 outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council.
Homer, The Iliad
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
The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them.
Anatole France
To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
Jose Antonio Burciaga
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 language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
Preach the gospel at all times - - If necessary, use words.
Saint Francis of Assisi
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 language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau
No two people see the external world in exactly the same way. To every separate person a thing is what he thinks it is - - In other words, not a thing, but a think.
Penelope Fitzgerald
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
William Carleton
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
May no portent of evil be attached to the words I say.
Anonymous
Without trust, words become the hollow sound of a wooden gong. With trust, words become life itself.
John Harold