Americans of good-will, the nice decent church people, the well-meaning liberals, the good hearted souls who themselves wouldn't lynch anyone, must begin to realize that they have to be more than passively good-hearted, more than church goingly Christian, and much more than word-of-mouth in the liberalism.— Langston Hughes
Mind-blowing Nice Words quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.
Yes and, you know, I can't use the nice words anymore because I used to chicken out by using them. I used to call myself plus size, used to call myself chubby. I used to call myself overweight.
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.
It is nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
Ah, that tastes nice. Thank you.
I have no intention of uttering my last words on the stage.
Room service and a couple of depraved young women will do me quite nicely for an exit.
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
You can hear a hundred nice words about yourself, and you'll only remember the one bad one.
Abuse is abuse; Be nice.. Harsh words don't break bones but they often break hearts.
Progress is a nice word, but change is its motivator and change has enemies.
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
There is a song of Gainsbourg that Jane Birkin sang, and the words are beautiful in French. It says, "Le jeu et les moi." It's impossible to translate, because it has a very nice sound. It sounds so lovely in French. So I took that because it was the subject: I and myself and myself and I. Which is, in a way, boring, because it is a contradiction.
Kafka could never have written as he did had he lived in a house.
His writing is that of someone whose whole life was spent in apartments, with lifts, stairwells, muffled voices behind closed doors, and sounds through walls. Put him in a nice detached villa and he'd never have written a word.
One of my missions is to get people to go, "Oh, she's really nice and I really like her, but what were the words she just said?!" I want your instincts to be at odds with your mind.
Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.
I enjoy those small chats you have when people come up and talk to you about your work. It only involves a few seconds of effort to be nice to those people, and I am very grateful for the kind words that people have taken the trouble to express to me in person.
To listen to some people in Politics, you'd think-nice-was a four-letter word.
Unhappy is a nice word.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
There is one fault that I must find With the twentieth century.
And I'll put it in a couple of words; Too adventury. What I'd like would be some nice dull monotony If anyone's gotony.
I was having a conversation with my father and he was talking about this thing - strangeness and charm. It's actually the name of the two smallest particles that there are when you split the atom, so I wrote a song around it. I even managed to fit the word 'hydrogen' in there. Isn't that a nice thing for scientists to call them though?
Marilyn was terrible to work with. I was fond of her, she was a nice girl, but she was a damaged girl. She was very difficult. You couldn't get her on the set; she didn't know the words.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
As someone who grew up in the Bronx, I certainly learned my share of four-letter words, but none are more powerful than nice.
She understood. They were plastic flowers of words—but they looked nice on the surface.
You're here to sweat. This program is live. There's about one thousand million people watching you. So, you remember - one wrong word, one foolish gesture and your whole career could go down in flames. Hold that thought and have a nice night.
I don't trust words. I trust actions.
When you're writing it's a very solitary job.
It's you and your word processor and a cup of tea. It's nice- that again, is another nice thing about being able to do commercials is, you can get out of the house and chase high speed cars around for a few days and then by the time you go back, you're kind of re-infused to write.
I understand why people went nuts for 'The Artist.
' We use words so much, it's nice to be able to explore a different way of communication, to be able to express silently what someone - or something - is thinking or feeling.
Quality effective leaders have the confidence to trust others to try, succeed, and sometimes to fail. We very often confuse personality with leadership. In other words, leadership is not about being a nice person or not a nice person.
Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words.
It's pleasant to hear these nice words while I'm still alive.
I'd rather have the taffy than the epitaphy.
Be nice to people whether you mean it or not.
You never know when a kind word can make a difference in another person’s day – or maybe even his or her life.
The Lawyers' trade is a trade built entirely on words.
And so long as the lawyers carefully keep to themselves the key to what those words mean, the only way the average man can find out what is going on is to become a lawyer, or at least to study law, himself. All of which makes it very nice -- and very secure -- for the lawyers.
Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.
Who speaks for God? He does quite nicely for Himself.
Through His holy and infallible Word - and the quiet obedience of His servants.
You must live life in its very elementary forms.
The Mexicans have a very nice word for it: pura vida. It doesn't mean just purity of life, but the raw, stark-naked quality of life. And that's what makes young people more into a filmmaker than academia.
No, generally I think influence is used as a nice word for plagiarism.
There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.
We use the word 'hope' perhaps more often than any other word in the vocabulary: 'I hope it's a nice day.' 'Hopefully, you're doing well.' 'So how are things going along? Pretty good. Going to be good tomorrow? Hope so.'
How do I speak Spanish? Not too well.
Paz taught me a few words that, if people weren't nice to me, I could tell them a few things. I got to study with [chef] Thomas Keller, who we all love as a guy and Jim had a relationship with him at [his restaurant] the French Laundry.
Praise a stranger with a few nice words and he becomes a stranger that calls you a friend.
Now that was informative" were her first words.
"Catherine, you never told me that no matter how many times you sliced something off a vampire, it grew back" Charming, "Guess I don't have to ask if you had a nice time.
You're right, Halt,' she said, and he nodded acklowledgement of her backing down. 'Nice to hear someone else saying that for a change,' Will said cheerfully. 'Seems like I've said those words an awful lot in my time.' Halt turned a bleak gaze on him. 'And you've always been right.