Words Quotes

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

Deeds are fruits, words are leaves

English Proverb

Many a true word is spoken in jest

English Proverb

A cutting word is worse than a bowstring; a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not

African Proverb

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.

Herbert Hoover

Actions lie louder than words.

Carolyn Wells

A word and a stone let go cannot be recalled

Spanish Proverb

A gentle word opens an iron gate

Bulgarian Proverb

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

Lech Walesa

A word too much always defeats its purpose

Arthur Schopenhauer

At every word a reputation dies.

Alexander Pope

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Words are the only things that last forever

William Hazlitt

Words are tools which automatically carve concepts out of experience

Julian Sorrell Huxley

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

Turkish Proverb

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

Lord Chesterfield

All words are pegs to hang ideas on.

Henry Ward Beecher

When deeds speak, words are nothing.

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

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

Alexander Pope

The true poem rests between the words.

Vanna Bonta

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

Irish Proverb

But words once spoke can never be recalled

Wentworth Dillon

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

Samuel Johnson

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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