150 Powerful Words Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Powerful Words Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. — Rudyard Kipling

We must believe in the power and strength of our words. Our words can change the world. — Malala Yousafzai

There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together. — Josh Billings

Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts. — Patrick Rothfuss

Words are powerful vibrations, use words to uplift your spirits and heal yourself. — Ralph Smart

Words transform. Speak only with a good purpose. Say only things that serve you and others. Choose your words wisely. — Robert G. Allen

Words are the most powerful thing in the universe... Words are containers. They contain faith, or fear, and they produce after their kind. — Charles Capps

Words are such small things, like confetti in the brain, and yet they are color and clarify everything, they can stain the mind or warp the feelings. — Diane Ackerman

Your words are the greatest power you have. The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience. — Sonia Choquette

I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out. — Katherine Dunn

Short Powerful Words Quotes

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  • Authority, power, and wealth do not change a man; they only reveal him — Ali ibn Abi Talib
  • You can do more with a kind word and a gun than with just a kind word. — Al Capone
  • I am by nature a dealer in words, and words are the most powerful drug known to humanity. — Rudyard Kipling
  • It's the suppression of the word that gives it the power, the violence, the viciousness. — Lenny Bruce
  • Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. — Edgar Allan Poe
  • What are the most powerful words in the universe? The ones you use to talk to yourself. — Karen Salmansohn
  • Your words are containers for power, and by the words you speak you frame your world! — Paula White
  • Music expresses that which cannot be put into words. — Victor Hugo
  • Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. — Miguel Angel Ruiz

Powerful Words Image Quotes

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Powerful words quote by Victor Hugo

Music expresses that which cannot be put into words. — Victor Hugo

Powerful words quote by Miguel Angel Ruiz

Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. — Miguel Angel Ruiz

Powerful words quote by Pat Conroy

The most powerful words in English are, 'Tell me a story.' — Pat Conroy

Powerful 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.

Most Powerful Words Quotes

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Sometimes it's the words we choose not to say that speak most loudly about our character. — Lysa TerKeurst

Body language and tone of voice - not words - are our most powerful assessment tools. — Chris Voss

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The most powerful words in English are, 'Tell me a story.' — Pat Conroy

Once upon a time," he said out loud to the darkness. He said these words because they were the best, the most powerful words that he knew and just the saying of them comforted him. — Kate DiCamillo

The reason that I keep writing is that all my most powerful messages about the fates of wild places that I care about need to have words as well as images — Galen

Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all. — Mandy Hale

You are most powerful when you are most silent. People never expect silence. They expect words, motion, defense, offense, back and forth. They expect to leap into the fray. They are ready, fists up, words hanging leaping from their mouths. Silence? No. — Alison McGhee

Even the most powerful woman needs a place to unwind. — Barbara Taylor Bradford

I am two of the most powerful words; for what you put after them shapes your reality. — Bevan Lee

It doesn't matter what one reveals or what one keeps to oneself. Everything we do, everything we are, rests on our personal power. If we don't have enough personal power the most magnificent piece of wisdom can be revealed to us and it won't make a damn bit of difference. — Carlos Castaneda

Deep Powerful Words Quotes

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By getting the Word deep into your spirit and speaking it boldly out your mouth, you release spiritual power to change things in the natural circumstances. — Kenneth Copeland

Honour may not win power, but it wins respect. And respect earns power. — Ishida Mitsunari

There is a deep power in words that speak the truth — P. C. Cast

Because words have deep meaning, Tweets have power. — Germany Kent

When I forget the power of the word, I read Frederick Buechner. When I forget the deep relief of telling the truth, I read Frederick Buechner. When I forget to look for the holiness all around me, I read Frederick Buechner. When I forget why the gospel matters, I read Frederick Buechner. — Barbara Brown Taylor

Writing with voice is writing into which someone has breathed. It has that fluency, rhythm, and liveliness that exist naturally in the speech of most people when they are enjoying a conversation...Writing with real voice has the power to make you pay attention and understand --the words go deep. — Peter Elbow

Words Are Very Powerful Quotes

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Yes and no are very powerful words. Mean them when you say them. Respect them when you hear them. — Michael Josephson

Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is why --but the editorialists forget it --terrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking. — John Berger

Words are the litmus paper of the minds. If you find yourself in the power of someone who will use the word "commence" in cold blood, go somewhere else very quickly. But if they say "Enter", don't stop to pack. — Terry Pratchett

I mean, you always hope to have a part on every level, on every layer. For us it was very much a conversation about power and sexuality and brutality. And really all the issues that are in that world, in that space, come down to one word, which is "masculinity. — Oren Moverman

So my son is very curious, which is fantastic. He loves school. So I don't have to encourage him too much, but I love to do it because I know it's meaningful and words are powerful. — Debra Messing

As long as we're here, we are the occupying power. It's a very ugly word, but it's true. — Paul Bremer

Words are very powerful and can lead anyone reading them or hearing them, into contemplation and insight. How the mind follows suit is rarely palpable or expected. This impact is not a matter of metaphysical effects nor of an unexplainable phenomenon. It’s simply part of being human. — David Mitchell

No man, no power, can bind the action of wizardry or still the words of power. For they are the very words of Making, and one who could silence them could unmake the world. — Ursula K. Le Guin

It bothered me in a kind of Charles Manson way to have a brown smear of blood on my wall but I also liked it because every time I looked at it I was reminded that I was, at that very moment, not bleeding from my face. And those are powerful words of hope, really. — Miriam Toews

Words Are So Powerful Quotes

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Letters are signs of things, symbols of words, whose power is so great that without a voice they speak to us the words of the absent; for they introduce words by the eye, not by the ear. — Isidore of Seville

Negative words are powerful boomerangs so be careful what you say about people and yourself. — Mary J. Blige

I don't know why people are so reluctant to say they're feminists. Could it be any more obvious that we still live in a patriarchal world when feminism is a bad word? — Ellen Page

The utterance of God is a lamp, whose light is these words: Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. Deal ye one with another with the utmost love and harmony... So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth. — Bahá'u'lláh

Words are so awesome. Words are containers for power. They carry either creative power or destructive power. — Joyce Meyer

So great are the effectiveness and power of the Word of God that the more it is persecuted the more it flourishes and grows. — Martin Luther

What offends me the most when I hear criticisms about this so-called Africa bias is how quick we are to focus on the words and propaganda of a few powerful, influential individuals, and to forget about the millions of anonymous people who suffer from their crimes. — Fatou Bensouda

Words are more powerful than some noises. Noises won't last long. Lyrics are so important, and people don't realise that. — Billie Eilish

I feel like there are too many words in the world, and I think silence is so much more powerful than the glut of words. — Peter Orner

Your words are so powerful and precious. Learn to harness them, guide them and let them work for you. — Louise Hay

Power Of Words Quotes

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Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. — Leo Buscaglia

You don't have the power to make rainbows or waterfalls, sunsets or roses, but you do have the power to bless people by your words and smiles You carry within you the power to make the world better. — Sharon G. Larsen

Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they have to change it. — Muhammad Ali

I'm a witch woman--high on tobacco and holy water. I'm a woman delighted with her disasters. They give me something to do. A profession of sorts...I have the magic of words. The power to charm and kill at will. — Sandra Cisneros

Whatever is expressed is impressed. Whatever you say to yourself, with emotion, generates thoughts, ideas and behaviors consistent with those words. — Brian Tracy

The kingdom of God does not consist in talk, but in power, that is, in works and practice. God loves the 'doers of the word' in faith and love, and not the 'mere hearers,' who, like parrots, have learned to utter certain expressions with readiness. — Martin Luther

I can say, through the power of the Spirit that wherever God can get a people that will come together in one accord and one mind in the Word of God, the baptism of the Holy Ghost will fall upon them, like as at Cornelius' house. — William J. Seymour

Just what is meant by 'your word?' It means your conscious intention, your conscious direction, your conscious faith and acceptance that, because of what you are doing, the Power of Spirit will flow through your word in the direction you give It. — Ernest Holmes

Fools! You think of "god" as a sentient being. God is the word used to represent a force. This force created nothing, it just helps things along. It does not answer prayers, although it may make you think of a way to solve a problem. It has the power to influence you, but not decide for you. — Diogenes

We live in capitalism, its power seems inescapable - but then, so did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art. Very often in our art, the art of words. — Ursula K. Le Guin

Words Are Powerful Quotes

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Don't give to anyone the power to put you down. Haters are losers pretending to be winners. — Paulo Coelho

Revolution doesn't have to do with smashing something, it has to do with bringing something forth. If you spend all your time thinking about that which you are attacking, then you are negatively bound to it. You have to find the zeal in yourself and bring that out. — Joseph Campbell

If you are telling the truth, then you can speak gently, and your words will have power. — Chogyam Trungpa

Words are sacred. If you get the right ones in the right order you can nudge the world a little. — Tom Stoppard

Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall. — Jodi Picoult

Drop all negative thoughts from the mind. Do not dwell on adversity but think plenty into everything, for there is power in the word. Meditate on the things you are doing as being already done - complete and perfect. — Ernest Holmes

Lofty talk about 'social justice' or 'fairness' boils down to greatly expanded powers for politicians, since those pretty words have no concrete definition. They are a blank check for creating disparities in power that dwarf disparities in income - and are far more dangerous. — Thomas Sowell

Be mindful of the words that you use and the actions that you live and who you are and how it is you use your power. Keep clear at all times that you are what you say you are. — Gary Zukav

All you realy need to do is accept this moment fully. You are then at ease in the here and now and at ease with yourself. — Eckhart Tolle

Words that are not spoken are much more powerful than words that are spoken in unbelief. — Charles Capps

Strong Words Quotes

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There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself. — Laurell K. Hamilton

When two friends understand each other totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid's perfume. — Sara Jeannette Duncan

But while Ireland is not free I remain a rebel, unconverted and unconvertible. There is no word strong enough for it. I am pledged as a rebel, an unconvertible rebel, to the one thing - a free and independent Republic. — Constance Markievicz

Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong. — Lao Tzu

Decide...whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying. — Amelia Earhart

The artist, and particularly the poet, is always an anarchist in the best sense of the word. He must heed only the call that arises within him from three strong voices: the voice of death, with all its foreboding, the voice of love and the voice of art. — Federico Garcia Lorca

Nothing is impossible for a man with a strong will. The possible is in store only for a man who loves the future. There is no word "impossible" in the Korean language. — Kim Jong Il

Offended people still may experience miracles, words of utterance, strong preaching, and healing in their lives. But these are gifts of the Spirit, not fruits. We will be judged according to fruit, not gifting. A gift is given. Fruit is cultivated. — John Bevere

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Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most. — Ashleigh Brilliant

The word comfort is from two Latin words meaning “with” and “strong” – He is with us to make us strong. Comfort is not soft, weakening commiseration; it is true, strengthening love. — Amy Carmichael

Beautiful Words Quotes

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Don't forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy Skies. — Paulo Coelho

How little wives may realize that a biting, stinging word in the morning will rob a husband of efficiency the whole day long. But a loving, tender, beautiful word—a little prayer word—will fill him with music and will lead him into victory. — Kenneth E. Hagin

The earth is rude, silent, incomprehensible at first; Be not discouraged - keep on - there are divine things, well envelop'd; I swear to you there are divine things more beautiful than words can tell. — Walt Whitman

Kind words do not cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips. They make other people good-natured. They also produce their own image on men's souls, and a beautiful image it is. — Blaise Pascal

Everyone should consider his body as a priceless gift from one whom he loves above all, a marvelous work of art, of indescribable beauty, and mystery beyond human conception, and so delicate that a word, a breath, a look, nay, a thought may injure it. — Nikola Tesla

Describing beauty is almost impossible because we perceive it, rather than describe it. If you look at a Rembrandt painting and start to try and describe what the beauty is you see, your words sound absolutely pathetic. — John Lennox

Words are the vibrations of nature. Therefore, beautiful words create beautiful nature. Ugly words create ugly nature. This is the root of the universe. — Masaru Emoto

I think 'vegan' is a beautiful word. It is more than just a description for our diet. I see it as a visible template for an ethical, healthy, responsible, and rational life. Because it describes our character, it says we do not take the life of another living being to satisfy our wants. — Philip Wollen

In the word question, there is a beautiful word - quest. I love that word. We are all partners in a quest. The essential questions have no answers. You are my question, and I am yours - and then there is dialogue. The moment we have answers, there is no dialogue. Questions unite people. — Elie Wiesel

Peace may sound simple - one beautiful word - but it requires everything we have, every quality, every strength, every dream, every high ideal. — Yehudi Menuhin

Powerful Thoughts Quotes

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If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. — Peace Pilgrim

If you think down, you will go down. If you think up, you will go up. You’ll always travel in the direction of your thinking. — T. D. Jakes

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you filter it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change. — Gautama Buddha

Since everything is a reflection of our minds, everything can be changed by our minds. — Gautama Buddha

Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true. — Napoleon Hill

Your subconscious mind does not argue with you. It accepts what your conscious mind decrees. If you say, "I can't afford it," your subconscious mind works to make it true. Select a better thought. Decree, "I'll buy it. I accept it in my mind." — Joseph Murphy

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When you do not seek or need approval, you are at your most powerful. — Caroline Myss

You have considerable power to construct self-helping thoughts, feelings and actions as well as to construct self-defeating behaviors. You have the ability, if you use it, to choose healthy instead of unhealthy thinking, feeling and acting. — Albert Ellis

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. — Maya Angelou

We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness. — Francis Chan

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We live in a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants, in a world that has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. We have solved the mystery of the atom and forgotten the lessons of the Sermon on the Mount. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about dying than we know about living. — Omar N. Bradley

If you wish to know God, you must know his Word. If you wish to perceive His power, you must see how He works by his Word. If you wish to know His purpose before it comes to pass, you can only discover it by His Word. — Charles Spurgeon

Words have a magical power. They can bring either the greatest happiness or deepest despair; they can transfer knowledge from teacher to student; words enable the orator to sway his audience and dictate its decisions. Words are capable of arousing the strongest emotions and prompting all men's actions. — Sigmund Freud

We must make a great difference between God's Word and the word of man. A man's word is a little sound, that flies into the air, and soon vanishes; but the Word of God is greater than heaven and earth, yea, greater than death and hell, for it forms part of the power of God, and endures everlastingly. — Martin Luther

At this unprecedented juncture in our history I have a word for you. Do not be disheartened by our temporary defeat ; be cheerful and optimistic. Above all, never lose your faith in the destiny of India. There is no power on earth which can keep India in bondage. India will be free and, that too, soon. JAl-HIND ! — Subhas Chandra Bose

Awake! thou that sleepest, arise from the dead! The Lord still lives today. His power has never abated. His Word has never changed. The things He did in Bible days, He still lives to do today. Not a burden is there He cannot bear nor a fetter He cannot break. — Aimee Semple McPherson

Words kill, words give life; they're either poison or fruit--- YOU choose. — Solomon

I will protect my people if I live. For myself I do not fear for I have the word of Usen. Who is the White Nantan to think he can pit his power against that of Usen? — Geronimo

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble. — Yehuda Berg

Our work has only begun. In our time we have an historic opportunity to shape a global balance of power that favors freedom and that will therefore deepen and extend the peace. And I use the word power broadly, because even more important than military and indeed economic power is the power of ideas, the power of compassion, and the power of hope. — Condoleezza Rice

O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, meddling, lust of power, and idle talk. But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience and love to Thy servant. Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own sins and not to judge my brother; for Thou art blessed unto ages of ages. Amen. — Ephrem the Syrian

Once you understand what a messy, emotional, and destructive dynamic 'fairness' can be, you can see why 'fair' is a tremendously powerful word that you need to use with care. — Chris Voss

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

There comes a moment when you must quit talking to God about the mountain in your life and start talking to the mountain about your God. You proclaim His power. You declare His sovereignty. You affirm His faithfulness. You stand on His Word. You cling to His promises. — Mark Batterson

The power of the word in cco belonged to men and to the authorities. No one asked the point of view of poor people or women. — Moroccan Proverbs

When we steadfastly believe and act our faith in God's Word, nothing can keep the power in the Word from making all things to become exactly as the Word says. — F. F. Bosworth

You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world's happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime. — Dale Carnegie

This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive. — Alice Waters

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