Many companies have long contended that stress in the home causes productivity loss in the market place.. and it does. But research now reveals that stress on the job causes stress at home. In other words, they feed off each other.
Christ of his gentleness, / Thirsting and hungering / Walked in the wilderness; / Soft words of grace he spoke / Unto lost desert-folk / That listened wondering.
Private and public life are subject to the same rules-- truth and manliness are two qualities that will carry you through this world much better then policy or tact or expediency or other words that were devised to conceal a deviation from a straight line.
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
Expression in words provokes thought, while expression in paint generates experience.
An artist who makes pictures that look good but express nothing is like a writer whose words sound good but have no meaning. (
There are no words, no paints to express all this, only a beautiful dumbness in the soul, life speaking to life.
In other words, the man who is born into existence deals first with language; this is a given. He is even caught in it before his birth.
In the uttermost meaning of the words, thought is devout, and devotion is thought. Deep calls unto deep.
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that action, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment to friends; and that the most liberal professions of good-will are very far from being the surest marks of it.
Not a day passes over this earth but men and women of note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.
In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness, folly, envy, rage, and destructiveness, and I wonder whether we shall not end up as breakfast for newts and polyps, I seem to hear the muffled cries of all the words in all the books with covers closed.
He's gone, and who knows how may he report Thy words by adding fuel to the flame?
Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life.
The politician is trained in the art of inexactitude. His words tend to be blunt or rounded because if they have a cutting edge they may later return to wound him.
We all live in suspense from day to day In other words, you are the hero of your own story.
The sweetness of food doesnt last long, but the sweetness of good words do.
It's business as usual in Washington. The feeding frenzy for reform right now is mostly a war of words.
Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, Sweetness to the soul and health to the bones.
Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are dead. Fill their lives with sweetness, speak cheering words while their ears can hear, and while their hearts can be thrilled and made happier by them.
When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.
Oh, the comfort the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, shaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.
Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels.
Let us repeat the two crucial negative premises as established firmly by all human experience: (1) Words are not the things we are speaking about; and (2) There is no such thing as an object in absolute isolation.
We must think things not words, or at least we must constantly translate our words into the facts for which they stand, if we are to keep to the real and the true.