Tongue Quotes

Fair words never hurt the tongue.

George Chapman

I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.

Marcus Porcius Cato

The pen is the tongue of the soul; as are the thoughts engendered there, so will be the things written.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Whoevers tongue utters the truth, his practise becomes purified; and the one whose intention is decent and good, his sustenance increases; and whoever adopts good attitude and decent behavior with his family, his life span lengthens.

al-Baqir, Muhammad

Tongue is a beast, if it is let loose, it devours.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.

Irvin S. Cobb

The greatest missionary is the Bible in the mother tongue. It needs no furlough and is never considered a foreigner.

William Cameron Townsend

Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.

Sir Philip Sidney

We have two ears and one tongue in order that we may hear more and speak less.

Diogenes

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.

Charles Simmons

There is danger when a man throws his tongue into high gear before he gets his brain a-going.

C. C. Phelps

Humour is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.

Virginia Woolf

No sword bites so fiercly as an evil tongue.

Sir Philip Sidney

As to the power which money gives, it is that of brute force, it is the power of the bludgeon and the bayonet, and of the bribed press, tongue and pen.

William Cobbett

But then to wake and find it flown, The dream of happiness destroyed, To find myself unloved, alone, What tongue can speak the dreary void? A heart whence warm affections flow, Creator, thou hast given to me, And am I only thus to know How sweet the joys of love would be?

Anne Bront

His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

Bible

Bittersweet? No, just bitter, the taste of your tongue. Words you can’t have back, so they linger.

Coco J. Ginger

We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.

Diogenes

On the day of Pentecost Christianity faced the world, a new religion, without a history, without a priesthood, without a college, without a people, and without a patron. She had only her two sacraments and her tongue of fire. The latter was her sole instrument of aggression.

William Arthur

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart..

Hal Borland

The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.

Buddha

When we risk no contradiction, it prompts the tongue to deal in fiction.

John Gay

You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.

John Ford

A cutting word is worse than a bowstring; a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not

African Proverb

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