quote by Cole Porter

Good authors, too, who once knew better words now only use four-letter words writing prose... anything goes.

— Cole Porter

Bashful Four Letter Words quotations

Four letter words quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

Fear is only a four letter word.

Today's comics use four-letter words as a shortcut to thinking.

They're shooting for that big laugh and it becomes a panic thing, using four-letter words to shock people.

Four letter words quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

They call it golf because all the other four-letter words were taken.

Now, look, baby, 'Union' is spelled with 5 letters. It is not a four-letter word.


Once you take away the struggle for food, clothing and shelter, work is the one four letter word that offends everyone.

Four letter words quote Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
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My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director.

... (when asked who wrote 'Some Enchanted Evening') Rodgers and Hammerstein, if you can imagine it taking two men to write one song. ... Good authors, too, who once knew better words now use only four-letter words writing prose. ... Brush up your Shakespeare and they'll all kowtow.

Censorship feeds the dirty mind more than the four-letter word itself.

I am sure that no one coming to this ceremony expected a High Court judge to use the occasion to talk about that four-letter word, love. But that's a good thing. In life, never be predictable. It's so uncool.

Four letter words quote Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerfu
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.

Change is not a four letter word...but often your reaction to it is!


My favorite four-letter words are 'hard work'.

Life is a four-letter word.

Four letter words quote Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not f
Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.
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Fame is a four-letter word; and like tape or zoom or face or pain or life or love, what ultimately matters is what we do with it.

The most disgusting four letter word in the English language is 'cage'.

Love is a four-letter word, but you don't hear in nearly as often as you hear some other four-letter words. It may be a sign of our times that everyone talks openly about sex, but we seem to be embarrassed to talk about love.

Four letter words quote Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.

I don't save money. Save is a four letter word! I like to borrow money because I can get richer faster on borrowed money. I have what is called retained earnings, so I don't have to save money. If I need money, I will go out and borrow it.

Any woman who can’t say a four-letter word sometimes is deceitful.

There’s always a stigma attached to the word ‘ambition’ and women.

I’ve embraced it. Ambition is NOT a four-letter word and women have to embrace that.

Four letter words quote No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

It seems to me that if there were any logic to our language, trust would be a four letter word.

To listen to some people in Politics, you'd think-nice-was a four-letter word.


People enjoy sitting back knowing they won't hear a lot of four-letter words.

Four letter words quote I don't trust words. I trust actions.
I don't trust words. I trust actions.

Hope is the most important four-letter word in the language.

Survival is a four letter word.

Work is a four-letter word.

Four letter words quote Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.
Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.

As someone who grew up in the Bronx, I certainly learned my share of four-letter words, but none are more powerful than nice.


I spent every night until four in the morning on my dissertation, until I came to the point when I could not write another word, not even the next letter. I went to bed. Eight o'clock the next morning I was up writing again.

I began in an era where four-letter words were not allowed.

Four letter words quote There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.
There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.

You say love is just a four letter word.

The four-letter word for psychotherapy is Talk.

The very opposite of freedom is cliche, and nothing is less free, more inert with convention and hollow brutality, than a row of four-letter words.

Four letter words quote Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Just another four-letter word.

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain unless you've used up all the other four-letter words.

I won't go to movies with permissiveness, four-letter words, or violence.

Show me 'E.T.' and 'Chariots of Fire' instead. That's entertainment, not exploitation of the human body.

The work that the kids saw around them was so odious, so boring, so worthless that they came to regard WORK as the only dirty four-letter word in the English language.

Love is the most powerful four letter word.

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