Words Quotes

The purpose of a written constitution is to bind up the several branches of government by certain laws, which, when they transgress, their acts shall become nullities; to render unnecessary an appeal to the people, or in other words a rebellion, on every infraction of their rights, on the peril that their acquiescence shall be construed into an intention to surrender those rights.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't accustom yourself to use big words for little matters

Samuel Johnson

But words once spoke can never be recalled

Wentworth Dillon

Words spoken, you are a slave to; those not said, you are the master of.

Irish Proverb

The true poem rests between the words.

Vanna Bonta

Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found

Alexander Pope

All words are pegs to hang ideas on.

Henry Ward Beecher

Words are the dress of thoughts; which should no more be presented in rags, tatters, and dirt than your person should

Lord Chesterfield

A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not

Turkish Proverb

Words are tools which automatically carve concepts out of experience

Julian Sorrell Huxley

Words are the only things that last forever

William Hazlitt

Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I must tell you that the supply of words on the world market is plentiful, but the demand is falling.

Lech Walesa

Actions lie louder than words.

Carolyn Wells

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.

Herbert Hoover
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