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