Words Quotes

There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together

Josh Billings

Why and how are words so important that they cannot be too often used.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.

Benjamin Franklin

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.

Victor Hugo

Words without thoughts never to heaven go.

William Shakespeare

When ideas fail, words come in very handy.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing

John Tillotson

Words, as is well known, are great foes of reality

Joseph Conrad

One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.

James Earl Jones

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause

Mark Twain

One great use of words is to hide our thoughts


In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Mahatma Gandhi

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning

Maya Angelou

A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles

Chinese Proverb

Music is only love looking for words

Lawrence Durrell

Words mean nothing. Action is the only thing. Doing. That's the only thing.

Ernest Gaines

Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.


May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night and a smooth road all the way to your door.

Irish Blessings

Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.

Aldous Huxley

Words are but pictures of our thoughts.

John Dryden

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.

Blaise Pascal

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

Stephen King

Words are loaded pistols

Jean-Paul Sartre

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

French Proverb

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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