Words Quotes

If deeds are wanting, all words appear mere vanity and emptiness.

Greek proverb

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

Seduce me. Write letters to me. And poems, I love poems. Ravish me with your words. Seduce me!

ANNE BOLEYN

Now for me some words come easy, But I know that they don't mean that much, Compared to the things that are said When lovers touch...

JACKSON BROWNE

We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.

Booker T. Washington

Writing must always have intention because words have power.

Suheir Hammad

Intentions compressed into words enfold magical power.

Deepak Chopra

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood, few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.

Victoria Secunda

In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people

Judy Garland

These thoughts did not come in any verbal formulation. I rarely think in words at all. A thought comes, and I may try to express it in words afterward.

Albert Einstein

We are getting into semantics again. If we use words, there is a very grave danger they will be misinterpreted.

Unknown

Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human disagreement lies in the use of noises for words.

Alfred Korzybski

Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition.

Eli Khamarov

I believe in using words, not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.

Bertrand Russell

Music without words means leaving behind the mind. And leaving behind the mind is meditation. Meditation returns you to the source. And the source of all is sound.

KABIR

It is better in prayer to have a heart without words then words without a heart

Mohandas K. Gandhi

Meditation is a busy search in the storehouse of phantasy for some ideas of matters, to be cast in the moulds of resolution into some forms of words or actions; in which search, when I have used my greatest diligence, I find this is the best conclusion, that to meditate on the best is the best of meditations; and a resolution to make a good end is a good end of my resolutions.

Arthur Warwick

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

Martin Luther King Jr

What is this true meditation? It is to make everything: coughing, swallowing, waving the arms, motion, stillness, words, action, the evil and the good, prosperity and shame, gain and loss, right and wrong, into one single koan

Hakuin

However many holy words you read,However many you speak,What good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?

Buddha

A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.

Kong Fu Zi

The Lord's Prayer is 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence, but government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words.

National Review

The color, the grace and levitation, the structural pattern in motion, the quick interplay of live beings, suspended like fitful lightning in a cloud, these things are the play, not words on paper, nor thoughts and ideas of an author, those shabby things snatched off basement counters at Gimbel's.

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS

Don't accustom yourself to use big words for little matters

Samuel Johnson
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