Words Quotes

Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.

Joseph Addison

There is no calamity that right words will not begin to redress.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

Fran Lebowitz

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

Julia F. Carney

If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.

Charles Horton Cooley

Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words.

Wally Lamb

Although actions may speak louder than words, it is our intentions that reveal our soul.

Hal Elrod

Silence is better than unmeaning words.


The precise form of an individual's activity is determined, of course, by the equipment with which he came into the world. In other words, it is determined by his heredity.

Henry Louis

It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below.

Rebecca H. Davis

Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness

Jim Rohn

A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words in a book or a newspaper the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt.

Mark Twain

Words may come between us and our objects in countless subtle ways ... they lead to the creation of bogus entities ...

Ogden & Richards

Words, as every one now knows, "mean" nothing by themselves, although the belief that they did ... was once equally universal. It is only when a thinker makes use of them that they stand for anything, or, in one sense, have "meaning."

Ogden & Richards

Some people always other people twist the meanings of words, especially during the course of an argument.

SI Hayakawa
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