Words Quotes

Words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

Lord Byron

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.

George Eliot

By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.

Winston Churchill

Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.

Dorothy Parker

Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought.

Marcus Aelius Aurelius

Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?

Marcel Marceau

A proverb is much matter decocted into a few words.

Thomas Fuller

Good words are worth much and cost little.

George Herbert

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.

Aeschylus

Oaths are but words, and words but wind.

Samuel Butler

When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain

William Shakespeare

Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself

Mark Twain

Words are a wonderful form of communication, but they will never replace kisses and punches

Ashleigh Brilliant

Use the right word and not its second cousin

Mark Twain

For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change.

Ingrid Bengis

Words -- so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two

Marcel Proust

An honest man's word is as good as his bond.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.

Andrew Johnson

The greek word for temptation means to test, to try, to prove.

Selwyn Hughes

Words are potent weapons for all causes, good or bad.

Manly Hall

A bad wound heals but a bad word doesn't

Persian Proverb

Good words cost no more than bad.

Thomas Fuller

You may shoot me with your words, You may cut me with your eyes, You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still, like air, I'll rise.

Maya Angelou

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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