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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost, poet


Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. Rumi, poet


In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader


Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been." Kurt Vonnegut, author


Speak only if it improves upon the silence. Mahatma Gandhi, leader


A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. Henrik Ibsen, poet


It's hard for me to put my feelings into words. Joaquin Phoenix, actor


Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory. Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman


No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams, comedian


Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Mahatma Gandhi, leader


Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. Buddha, leader


Words will not fail when the matter is well considered. Horace, poet


What are the most powerful words in the universe? The ones you use to talk to yourself. Karen Salmansohn,


look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you... Colette,


If one day, my words are against science, choose science. Kemal Ataturk, president


Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. Robert Frost, poet


A wise man hears one word and understands two. Yiddish Proverbs,


If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words. Chinese Proverbs,


Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you. Roy Rogers, entertainer


The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause. Mark Twain, author


How often misused words generate misleading thoughts. Herbert Spencer, philosopher


A word once uttered can never be recalled. Horace, poet


Kind words may be short... but their echoes are endless. Mother Theresa, saint


The limits of my language are the limits of my mind. All I know is what I have words for. Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher


It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken promises. Chief Joseph, leader


Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution. Theophile Gautier, poet


It is well, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go. George Washington, president


We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader


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, novelist


Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill. Buddha, leader


Partir, c'est mourir un peu. (To leave is to die a little.) Proverbs,


The sweetest two words are 'next time.' The sourest word is 'if.' Chi Chi Rodriguez, athlete


You must realize that I was suffering from love and I knew him as intimately as I knew my own image in a mirror. In other words, I knew him only in relation to myself. Angela Carter, novelist


Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes. Theodore Dreiser, novelist


I have never been hurt by what I have not said. Calvin Coolidge, president


Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent. Johann von Goethe, writer


The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr. Mohammed,


One thing you can give and still keep is your word. Source Unknown,


Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. Edgar Allan Poe, poet


But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand. Ernest Holmes, theologian


Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace. Buddha, leader


Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken. Orson Scott Card, writer


A word is dead when it is said. Some say. I say it just, begins to live that day. Emily Dickinson, poet


Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been. John Greenleaf Whittier, poet


Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell. Emily Dickinson, poet


We only part to meet again. John Gay, poet


No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is vicious. Henry Adams, historian


Words are all we have. Samuel Beckett, playwright


Words are alive; cut them and they bleed. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet


If a word in the dictionary were misspelled, how would we know? Steven Wright, comedian


It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words. T. S. Eliot, poet


Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness. Mother Teresa, leader


Silence is better than unmeaning words. Pythagoras, mathematician


For diplomacy to be effective, words must be credible - and no one can now doubt the word of America. George W. Bush, president


Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. Paul Engle, poet


Why does everyone have to pretend to be stupid and not know long words? Martin Freeman, actor


Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness. Jim Rohn, businessman


Words are loaded pistols. JeanPaul Sartre,


A word too much always defeats its purpose. Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher


I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for. Georgia O'Keeffe, artist


Words build bridges into unexplored regions. Adolf Hitler, criminal


What we call "morals" is simply blind obedience to words of command. Havelock Ellis, psychologist


I say there're no depressed words just depressed minds. Bob Dylan, musician


A word from the mouth is like a stone from a sling. Proverbs,


Words of love, are works of love. William R. Alger, writer


Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don't understand us. Malcolm De Chazal, writer


Short words are the best and old words when short are best of all. Sir Winston Churchill, politician


I have never developed indigestion from eating my words. Sir Winston Churchill, politician


All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time. Ernest Hemingway, novelist


There's no sentence that's too short in the eyes of God. William Zinsser,


Weigh the meaning and look not at the words. Ben Jonson, poet


The oldest, shortest words - "yes" and "no" - are those which require the most thought. Pythagoras, mathematician


A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words. Ansel Adams, photographer


Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break. William Shakespeare, dramatist


Francois Rabelais. He was a poet. And his last words were I go to seek a Great Perhaps. That's why I'm going. So I don't have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps. John Green,


Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. Mother Teresa, leader


Friends applaud, the comedy is over. Ludwig van Beethoven, composer


I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark. Thomas Hobbes, philosopher


Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist


Never say goodbye, say farewell. Source Unknown,


We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. Abigail Adams, first lady


Eating words has never given me indigestion. Sir Winston Churchill, politician


If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy. Ralph Ellison, author


Strong words are required for weak principles. Doug Horton,


In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker. Plutarch, philosopher


Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them. Adlai Stevenson, politician


Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure. Edward Thorndike, psychologist


The written word can be erased -- not so with the spoken word. Source Unknown,


Why do social workers use five-syllable words when dealing with juvenile delinquents? Source Unknown,


Please God, make my words today sweet and tender, for tomorrow I may have to eat them. Source Unknown,


One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die. Evelyn Waugh, author


Whenever ideas fail, men invent words. Martin H. Fischer,


Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within. Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet


I just say I'm an artist who works with pictures and words. Barbara Kruger, artist


Words are illusions. Bodhidharma, leader


The best of it is, God is with us. John Wesley,


Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what we are given by the senses. Hannah Arendt, historian


By words the mind is winged. Aristophanes, poet


All words are pegs to hang ideas on. Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman


Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men. Confucius, philosopher


I've been asked to say a couple of words about my husband, Fang. How about short and cheap? Phyllis Diller, comedian


It makes a great difference in the force of a sentence, whether a man be behind it or no. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet


He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero. Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian


Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously. Sidney Madwed,


The two most beautiful words in the English language are: Check Enclosed. Dorothy Parker, poet


Words are the small change of thought. Jules Renard, dramatist


When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain William Shakespeare, dramatist


Never use big words where a diminutive one will suffice. Source Unknown,


The wise weigh their words on a scale with gold. Source Unknown,


The 500 most commonly used words have an average of 28 meanings each. Source Unknown,


Faithfulness to the past can be a kind of death above ground. Writing of the past is a resurrection; the past then lives in your words and you are free. Jessamyn West, author


No one goes unscathed, we all go through things. We just can't let people's nasty words become our beliefs about ourselves, you know? Elizabeth Berkley, actress


I'm fighting against the bad poet who is prone to using too many words. Wislawa Szymborska, poet


For me, you say the words 'concept record,' and the first thing I think of is theater or the opera or something. Chester Bennington, musician


Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat


One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady


There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep. Homer, poet


Words are the money of fools. Thomas Hobbes, philosopher


We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another - until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices. Richard M. Nixon, president


It does not require many words to speak the truth. Chief Joseph, leader


Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule. Stephen King, author


The questions worth asking, in other words, come not from other people but from nature, and are for the most part delicate things easily drowned out by the noise of everyday life. Robert B. Laughlin, physicist


An emotion is suggested and demolished in one glance by certain words. Robert Smithson, artist


Good words will not give me back my children. Chief Joseph, leader


You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue. Joel Osteen, clergyman


I can remember the frustration of not being able to talk. I knew what I wanted to say, but I could not get the words out, so I would just scream. Temple Grandin, educator


Turn up the lights. I don't want to go home in the dark. O. Henry, writer


If I where to describe myself in one word, a new word should be made. Anonymous,


I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say. Ellen Glasgow, novelist


When ideas fail, words come in very handy. Johann von Goethe, writer


There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher


It is a damn poor mind indeed which can't think of at least two ways to spell any word. Andrew Jackson, president


Words are like eyeglasses they blur everything that they do not make clear. Joseph Joubert, writer


Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on the unthinking. John Maynard Keynes, economist


Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it. James Russell Lowell, poet


The safest words are always those which bring us most directly to facts. Charles H. Parkhurst,


The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug. Mark Twain, author


I don't give a damn for man that can spell a word only one way. Mark Twain, author


Yes and No are very short words to say, but we should think for some length of time before saying them. Source Unknown,


When I look at you, the wheels of time stand still vs. Your face could stop a clock Source Unknown,


It is with a word as with an arrow -- once let it loose and it does not return. Source Unknown,


The essence of lying is in deception, not in words. John Ruskin, writer


Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. Ambrose Bierce, journalist


Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words. Francis of Assisi, saint


Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing. Isaac Bashevis Singer, novelist


The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help. Ronald Reagan, president


Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life. Jean Paul, author


It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read. Thomas Jefferson, president


Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning. Maya Angelou, poet


One great use of words is to hide our thoughts. Voltaire, writer



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