Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
Words that do not match deeds are unimportant.
The great man is he who does not lose his child-heart. He does not think beforehand that his words shall be sincere, nor that his acts shall be resolute; he simply abides in the right.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement,achievement, and success have no meaning.
Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
All history becomes subjective; in other words there is properly no history, only biography.
When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.
Liberty and equality--lovely and sacred words!
If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be of no help.
The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds
Lying is done with words and also with silence.
Appreciation can make a day - even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
Poetry is ordinary language raised to the nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.
What we call "morals" is simply blind obedience to words of command.
I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: ‘The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that’s fair.’ In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words or in good order.
When you make as many speeches and you talk as much as I do and you get away from the text, it's always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there.
Euthanasia is a long, smooth-sounding word, and it conceals its danger as long, smooth words do, but the danger is there, nevertheless
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Use soft words and hard arguments
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