Words Quotes

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


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.


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

Samuel Johnson

But words once spoke can never be recalled

Wentworth Dillon

Words spoken, you are a slave to; those not said, you are the master of.

Irish Proverb

The true poem rests between the words.

Vanna Bonta

Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found

Alexander Pope

When deeds speak, words are nothing.

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

All words are pegs to hang ideas on.

Henry Ward Beecher

Words are the dress of thoughts; which should no more be presented in rags, tatters, and dirt than your person should

Lord Chesterfield

A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not

Turkish Proverb

Words are tools which automatically carve concepts out of experience

Julian Sorrell Huxley

Words are the only things that last forever

William Hazlitt

Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I must tell you that the supply of words on the world market is plentiful, but the demand is falling.

Lech Walesa

Actions lie louder than words.

Carolyn Wells

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.

Herbert Hoover

Deeds are fruits, words are leaves

English Proverb

By words the mind is winged.


Words are also seeds, and when dropped into the invisible spiritual substance, they grow and bring forth after their kind

Charles Fillmore

Words are loaded pistols

Jean-Paul Sartre

The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them

Stephen King
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