quote by Alexander Pushkin

I loved you; even now I may confess, Some embers of my love their fire retain; But do not let it cause you more distress, I do not want to sadden you again. Hopeless and tongue tied, yet I loved you dearly With pangs the jealous and the timid know; So tenderly I loved you, so sincerely, I pray God grant another love you so.

— Alexander Pushkin

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I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.


Tongue tied quote When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.

Human consciousness is just about the last surviving mystery.

.. a topic that often leaves even the most sophisticated thinkers tongue-tied and confused. And, as with all of the earlier mysteries, there are many who insist - and hope - that there will never be a demystification of consciousness.

Tongue tied quote If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.

Art made tongue-tied by authority.

If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him, but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.

I basked in you; I loved you, helplessly, with a boundless tongue-tied love. And death doesn't prevent me from loving you. Besides, in my opinion you aren't dead. (I know dead people, and you are not dead.)


Tongue tied quote A narrow mind has a broad tongue.
A narrow mind has a broad tongue.

With a woman of sophistication, class and modesty and refinement, I become a totally tongue-tied buffoon. I can't even look her straight in the face.

Human consciousness is just about the last surviving mystery.

When fathers are tongue tied religiously with their offspring, need they wonder if their children's hearts remain sin tied?

Tongue tied quote Life isnt tied with a bow, but still it's a gift
Life isnt tied with a bow, but still it's a gift
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A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation.

Be wise as thou art cruel, do not press My tongue-tied patience with too much disdain: Lest sorrow lend me words and words express, The manner of my pity-wanting pain.


At the time of your examination(of sins) beware of the devil that ties your tongue.

Fans think they want to see more than the 10 to 20 seconds of Itchy and Scratchy that we put on the show, but my feeling is less is more. Once you've skinned and flayed a cat, ripped his head off, made him drink acid and tied his tongue to the moon, there really isn't that much to say.

No might nor greatness in mortality Can censure 'scape;

back- wounding calumny The whitest virtue strikes. What king so strong Can tie the gall up in the slanderous tongue?

I'm terrible at speaking extemporaneously about my work - I get completely tongue-tied and consumed with fear.

Articulation is the tongue-tied's fighting.


I am sorry they began their deliberations by so abominable a precedent as that of tying up the tongues of their members. Nothing can justify this example but the innocence of their intentions and ignorance of the value of public discussions. I have no doubt that all their other measures will be good and wise. It is really an assembly of demigods.

I have tried many times to express my feelings, but at each attempt, I find myself tongue-tied.

The resolving of the ethical, is freedom;

the negative resolution also has this, but the freedom, blank and bare, is as if tongue-tied, hard to express, and generally has something hard in its nature. Falling in love, however, promptly sets it to music, even if this composition contains a very difficult passage.

I act as the tongue of you, ... tied in your mouth . . . . in mine it begins to be loosened.

Love is a kind of dementia with very precise and oft-repeated clinical symptoms.


At times, I get very lonely because people are afraid to talk to me or don't wait for me to write a response. I'm shy and tongue-tied at times. I find it difficult to talk to people who I don't know.

For ritual allows those who cannot will themselves out of the secular to perform the spiritual, as dancing allows the tongue-tied man a ceremony of love.

Love, therefore, and tongue-tied simplicity In least speak most, to my capacity.

A politician weakly and amiably in the right is no match for a politician tenaciously and pugnaciously in the wrong. You cannot, by tying an opinion, to a man's tongue, make him the representative of that opinion; and at the close of any battle for principles, his name will be found neither among the dead nor among the wounded, but among the missing.

I get the most starstruck around musicians.

I get tongue-tied and don't know what to say. I'm so jealous of them. When you make a movie, you're constructing something - it's a little bit like making an album. But after musicians make an album, they get to perform it live and experience it in front of a crowd.


Bush is almost always clear when he's speaking cruelly.

For example, when the subject is the punitive infliction of great pain, there is no problem with his syntax, grammar, or vocabulary, even if he happens to be lying. ... On the other hand, our president is extraordinarily tongue-tied when he's trying, off the cuff, to sound a note of idealism, magnanimity or -- especially -- compassion.

More than anything in this world, I wish I had been born rich.

It would have made up for everything. I'd still be ugly, sure, but I'd be rich and ugly. I'd still be weak and dim and tongue-tied with women, but I'd be rich enough for them not to care. I'd no longer be a social misfit, I'd be eccentric. And most of all, I'd no longer be what I was, I'd be something different.

I get really starstruck and tongue tied when I'm around other writers and the conversation tends not to go well.

O, how I faint when I of you do write, Knowing a better spirit doth use your name, And in the praise thereof spends all his might To make me tongue-tied speaking of your fame.

Love is a kind of dementia with very precise and oft-repeated clinical symptoms.

You blush in each other's presence, you both hover in places where you expect the other to pass, you are both a little tongue-tied, you both laugh inexplicably and too long, you become quite nauseatingly girlish, and he becomes quite ridiculously gallant. You have also grown a little stupid.


He was the only person in the world she was tongue-tied around, and yet the only person she really wanted to talk to.

I'm so great even I get tongue-tied talking to myself.