Words Quotes

Silence is better than unmeaning words.


No one has a prosperity so high and firm that two or three words can't dishearten it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.

Winston Churchill

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 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

But words once spoke can never be recalled

Wentworth Dillon

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

Samuel Johnson

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

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.


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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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