Words Quotes

Words differently arranged have a different meaning and meanings differently arranged have a different effect.

Blaise Pascal

The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement.

Henry David Thoreau

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.

Adlai Stevenson

One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.

Dr Samuel Johnson

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Josh Billings

Fools live to regret their words, wise men to regret their silence.

William Henry

The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.

George Eliot

Proper words in proper places, make the true definition of style.

Jonathan Swift

A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.

Thomas Huxley

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

A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever

Jessamyn West

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery of party, faction, and division of society

John Adams

The trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they have been in

Dennis Potter

The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts


Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words.

Josh Billings

Words are women, deeds are men

George Herbert

The true poem rests between the words.

Vanna Bonta

To-morrow it seem Like the empty words of a dream Remembered on waking.

Robert Seymour Bridges

You can say a lot in a little time, if you stick to words of one syllable.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Please don't say maana if you don't mean it I have heard those words for so very long. Don't try to describe the ocean if you've never seen it. Don't ever forget that you just may wind up being wrong.

James William "Jimmy" Buffett

The wounds of fire would vanish with time but the wounds caused by words never

Tamil proverb

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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