Words Quotes

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

The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and tenements halls and whispered in the sounds of silence

Paul Simon

Even if the committee carried the message in the exact words with no words missing, but left out the persuasion of gesture, the supplicating tone, and the beseeching looks which inform the words and give them life, where then were the power of the arguments and whom would it convince

Joan of Arc

Where words fail, music speaks.

Hans Christian Andersen

Words are only postage stamps delivering the object for you to unwrap

George Bernard Shaw

There are words which sever hearts more than sharp swords; there are words the point of which sting the heart through the course of a whole life

Frederika Bremer

There are those who understand everything till one puts it into words

Francis Herbert Bradley

When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise

Bible

Words are the voice of the heart.

Confucius

Words are healers of the sick tempered.

Aeschylus

Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought.

Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Words are alive; cut them and they bleed.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good words are worth much and cost little.

George Herbert

A proverb is much matter decocted into a few words.

Thomas Fuller

Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?

Marcel Marceau

Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.

Dorothy Parker

By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.

Winston Churchill

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.

George Eliot

Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

Lord Byron

Use soft words and hard arguments

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Remember the words of the Bible in Amos 5:24, 'Let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-falling stream'.

Commodore Frank Bainimarama

Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef

Tom Robbins

The man who first abused his fellows with swear-words instead of bashing their brains out with a club should be counted among those who laid the foundations of civilization.

Sir John Denham
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