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.
Our lives are fed by kind words and gracious behavior. We are nourished by expressions like 'excuse me,' and other such simple courtesies... Rudeness, the absence of the sacrament of consideration, is but another mark that our time-is-money society is lacking in spirituality, if not also in the enjoyment of life.
Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy, like heaven above.
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attentionÖ. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.
Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Commitment turns a promise into reality with words that speak boldly of your intentions and actions that speak louder than words.
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
God understands our prayers even when we can't find the words to say them.
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.
Her lips on his could tell him better than all her stumbling words.
Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.
Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them
The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts -- the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart and bids it break.
In my youth there were words you couldn't say in front of a girl; now you can't say 'girl'
It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
A drunkard's words are gone when the next day dawns.