Words Quotes

Silence is better than unmeaning words.


Wisdom is not in words; Wisdom is meaning within words.

Kahlil Gibran

Men of few words are the best men.

William Shakespeare

Love is shown in your deeds, not in your words.

Fr. Jerome Cummings

A word uttered cannot be taken back

African Proverb

Lying is done with words and also with silence.

Adrienne Rich

Words are the leaves of the tree of language, of which, if some fall away, a new succession takes their place

French Proverb

Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, Sweetness to the soul and health to the bones


Words are but the signs of ideas.

Samuel Johnson

A word spoken in season, at the right moment, is the mother of ages.

Thomas Carlyle

A definition is the enclosing a wilderness of idea within a wall of words.

Samuel Butler

Words are like money; there is nothing so useless, unless when in actual use.

Samuel Butler

Sometimes, words have consequences you don't intend them to mean.

George Walker Bush

Words are but empty thanks.

Colley Cibber

A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjld

Is it a form of social play that underneath the words people say, there is a different conversation going on?

Vanna Bonta

Fair words never hurt the tongue.

George Chapman

Words have the power to release pent-up emotions as well as to define them in rational and meaningful terms.

Jeffrey Cohen

Money cannot be converted into houses or trained teachers or hospitals at the touch of a magic wand. There are limitations to our physical and intellectual resources.

Sir John James Cowperthwaite

Grasp the subject, the words will follow.

Marcus Porcius Cato

Words impede and either kill, or are killed by, perfect thought; but they are, as a scaffolding, useful, if not indispensable, for the building up of imperfect thought and helping to perfect it.

Samuel Butler

A wise man once said, "Convention is like the shell to the chick, a protection till he is strong enough to break it through."

Billings Learned Hand

The kingdom, its states, and its families, may be perfectly ruled; dignities and emoluments may be declined; naked weapons may be trampled under the feet; but the course of the Mean cannot be attained to.


An infant industry, if coddled, tends to remain an infant industry and never grows up or expands.

Sir John James Cowperthwaite

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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