The American story has never been about things coming easy. It has been about rising to the moment when the moment is hard. About rejecting panicked division for purposeful unity. About seeing a mountaintop from the deepest valley. That is why we remember that some of the most famous words ever spoken by an American came from a president who took office in a time of turmoil: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.— Barack Obama
Bumbling Spoken Word 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.
Words spoken can not be recalled so think twice before you speak.
My silences had not protected me. Your silence will not protect you. But for every real word spoken, for every attempt I had ever made to speak those truths for which I am still seeking, I had made contact with other women while we examined the words to fit a world in which we all believed, bridging our differences.
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.
No printed word, nor spoken plea can teach young minds what they should be.
Not all the books on all the shelves - but what the teachers are themselves.
Whatever is expressed is impressed. Whatever you say to yourself, with emotion, generates thoughts, ideas and behaviors consistent with those words.
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.
Love your country. Your country is the land where your parents sleep, where is spoken that language in which the chosen of your heart, blushing, whispered the first word of love; it is the home that God has given you that by striving to perfect yourselves therein you may prepare to ascend to him.
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
When a pure devotee or spiritual master speak, what he says should be accepted as having been directly spoken by the Supreme Personality of Godhead in the Parampara System.
Just as Jesus learned obedience by the things He suffered, we learn obedience by the difficult circumstances we face. When we obey the Word of God that is spoken by the Holy Spirit, we will grow and mature in the times of conflict and suffering. Our knowledge of Scripture is not the key. Obedience is.
Your example, even more than your words, will be an eloquent lesson to the world.
Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.
I have never regretted my silence. As for my speech, I have regretted it over and over again.
Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words.
They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
A wise person speaks carefully and with truth, for every word tht passes between one's teeth is meant for something.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
The world of visual perspective is one of unified and homogeneous space.
Such a world is alien to the resonating diversity of spoken words. So language was the last art to accept the visual logic of Gutenberg technology, and the first to rebound in the electric age.
There is no such thing as a "self-made" man.
We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the make-up of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our success.
The Word of God conceived in the heart, formed by the tongue, and spoken out of the mouth is creative power.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
In some instances, music is actually better than the spoken word, because it doesn't need to be understood.
The English people, a lot of them, would not be able to understand a word of spoken Shakespeare. There are people who do and I'm not denying they exist. But it's a far more philistine country than people think.
In the beginning was the word, and it was spoken.
I often regret that I have spoken; Never that I have been silent.
Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Our spoken word first hammers a thing desired into shape.
Our continued spoken word brings this shaped substance forth and clothes it with a visible body.
For the rest of his life, Oliver Twist remembers a single word of blessing spoken to him by another child because this word stood out so strikingly from the consistent discouragement around him.
I don't trust words. I trust actions.
Many a spoken word is more piercing than an attack.
The Prince, charmed with these words, and much more with the manner in which they were spoken, knew not how to show his joy and gratitude; he assured her that he loved her better than he did himself.
Graveyards are filled with books that were never written, songs that were never sung, words that were never spoken, things that were never done.
Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words.
Science, or para-science, tells us that geraniums bloom better if they are spoken to. But a kind word every now and then is really quite enough. Too much attention, like too much feeding, and weeding and hoeing, inhibits and embarrasses them.
Every single word you have spoken is sharp, sarcastic and twisted.
When I thought you were abnormal you suddenly turned out to be normal. When I thought you were normal you turned out to be abnormal.
A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain.
It can be and is often treasured by the recipient for life.
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.
When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Our view of man will remain superficial so long as we fail to go back to that origin [of silence], so long as we fail to find, beneath the chatter of words, the primordial silence, and as long as we do not describe the action which breaks this silence. the spoken word is a gesture, and its meaning, a world.
Perfecting one's intellect causes one to speak less, and those words spoken will be adorned with wisdom.
The poem springs from the half spoken words of the patient.
... When asked, how I have for so many years continued an equal interest in medicine and the poem, I reply that they amount for me to nearly the same thing.
What is really yours? The blessings you bring to yourself, through your spoken or silent word, the things you see with your inner eye.