Words Quotes

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends

Martin Luther King, jr.

The greatest religious problem today is how to be both a mystic and a militant; in other words how to combine the search for an expansion of inner awareness with effective social action, and how to feel one's true identity in both

Ursula K. LeGuin

Summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.

Henry James

Tears are words the heart can't express.

Unknown

Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.

Marguerite Duras

Poetry is music in words; and music is poetry in sound: both excellent sauce, but those have lived and died poor, who made them their meat

Thomas Fuller

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.

Edgar Allan Poe

Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy, like heaven above.

Julia Fletcher Carney

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them.

Felix Frankfurter

Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in a few words.

Aprocrypha

And don't confound the language of the nation With long-tailed words in osity and ation.

John Hookham Frere

There's small Revenge in Words, but Words may be greatly revenged

Benjamin Franklin

Being deeply learned and skilled, being well trained and using well spoken words; This is good luck

Buddha

Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.

Margaret Cousins

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

John F. Kennedy

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.

Alfred Adler

Jesus of Nazareth, without money and arms, conquered more millions than Alexander the Great, Caesar, Mohammed, and Napoleon; without science and learning, he shed more light on things human and divine than all philosophers and scholars combined; without the eloquence of school, he spoke such words of life as were never spoken before or since, and produced effects which lie beyond the reach of orator or poet; without writing a single line, he set more pens in motion, and furnished themes for more sermons, orations, discussions, learned volumes, works of art, and songs of praise than the whole army of great men of ancient and modern times.

Philip Schaff

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attentionÖ. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.

Rachel Naomi Remen

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.

Robert Frost

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

Elbert Hubbard

These then are my last words to you. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

William James

Our lives are fed by kind words and gracious behavior. We are nourished by expressions like 'excuse me,' and other such simple courtesies... Rudeness, the absence of the sacrament of consideration, is but another mark that our time-is-money society is lacking in spirituality, if not also in the enjoyment of life.

Ed Hays
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