For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.
The tongue is the only tool that gets sharper with use
What heart can think, or tongue express, The harm that groweth of idleness?
Let me be cruel, not unnatural; I will speak daggers to her, but use none. My tongue and soul in this be hypocrites: How in my words somever she be shent, To give them seals never, my soul, consent
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.
A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman's weapon is her tongue.
Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman's toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.
Silence holds the door against the strife of tongue and all the impertinences of idle conversation.
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics to the tongue.
A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.
In an argument the best weapon to hold is your tongue.
Let me be cruel, not unnatural; I will speak daggers to her, but use none.
My tongue and soul in this be hypocrites: How in my words somever she be shent, To give them seals never, my soul, consent!
Guilt, on the contrary, like a base thief, suspects every eye that beholds him to be privy to his transgressions, and every tongue that mentions his name to be proclaiming them.
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
The tongue that belongs to a fake friend is sharper than a knife.
A cutting word is worse than a bowstring; a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not
You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.
The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.
His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.
No sword bites so fiercly as an evil tongue.
Humour is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
There is danger when a man throws his tongue into high gear before he gets his brain a-going.