Words Quotes

Simple, sincere people seldom speak much of their piety. It shows itself in acts rather than in words, and has more influence than homilies or protestations. Beth could not reason upon or explain the faith that gave her courage and patience to give up life, and cheerfully wait for death. Like a confiding child, she asked no questions, but left everything to God and nature, Father and Mother of us all, feeling sure that they, and they only, could teach and strengthen heart and spirit for this life and the life to come. She did not rebuke Jo with saintly speeches, only loved her better for her passionate affection, and clung more closely to the dear human love, from which our Father never means us to be weaned, but through which He draws us closer to Himself. She could not say, "I'm glad to go," for life was very sweet for her. She could only sob out, "I try to be willing," while she held fast to Jo, as the first bitter wave of this great sorrow broke over them together.

Alcott, Louisa May

A thing is not what you say it is or what you photograph it to be or what you paint it to be or what you sculpt it to be. Words, photographs, paintings, and sculptures are symbols of what you see, think, and feel things to be, but they are not the things themselves.

Wynn Bullock

The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.

Sarah Fielding

...words and pictures can work together to communicate more powerfully than either alone.

William Albert Allard

The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning - in other words, of absurdity -the more energetically meaning is sought.

Vaclav Havel

If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera.

Lewis Hine

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.

Ansel Adams

They say the tongues of dying men enforce attention, like deep harmony: Where words are scarce, they're seldom spent in vain

William Shakespeare

Use soft words and hard arguments.

Unknown

Words are women, deeds are men

George Herbert

Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words.

Josh Billings

The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts

Bible

The trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they have been in

Dennis Potter

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery of party, faction, and division of society

John Adams

Modern science is still trying to produce a tranquilizer more effective than a few kind words

Douglas Meador

Words are the physicians of a mind diseased

Aeschylus

The finest words in the world are only vain sounds, if you cannot comprehend them

Anatole France

He that hath knowledge spareth his words.

Francis Bacon, Sr.

Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools

Thomas Hobbes

Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.

Ben Jonson

Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins

Jules Renard

Words are the small change of thought

Jules Renard

The paper burns, but the words fly away.

Ben Joseph Akiba

He doesn't know the meaning of the word fear, but then again he doesn't know the meaning of most words

Bobby Bowden
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