39 Words Quotes

  • Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words. – Rumi

 

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

 

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

 

  • Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment. – Learned Hand

 

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

 

  • One great use of words is to hide our thoughts. – Voltaire

 

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

 

  • By words we learn thoughts, and by thoughts we learn life. – Jean Baptiste Girard

 

  • A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life. – Winston Churchill

 

  • Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself. – Mark Twain

 

  • Words may show a man’s wit, but actions his meaning. – Benjamin Franklin

 

  • Our words have wings, but fly not where we would. – George Eliot

 

  • 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

 

  • We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out. – Winston Churchill

 

  • Oaths are but words, and words but wind. – Samuel Butler

 

  • So difficult it is to show the various meanings and imperfections of words when we have nothing else but words to do it with. – John Locke

 

  • Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly – they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced. – Aldous Huxley

 

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

 

  • That’s what careless words do. They make people love you a little less. – Arundhati Roy

 

  • A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword. – Robert Burton

 

  • Good words are worth much, and cost little. – George Herbert

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  • Sometimes not speaking says more than all the words in the world. – Colleen Hoover

 

  • One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can’t utter. – James Earl Jones

 

  • Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. – Napoleon Hill

 

  • All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind. – Kahlil Gibran

 

  • All our words from loose using have lost their edge. – Ernest Hemingway

 

  • Words travel as swiftly as desire, so it is possible to send a message of love without them. – Laura Esquivel

 

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

 

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

 

  • But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought. – George Orwell

 

  • A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words… the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt. – Mark Twain

 

  • Words are pegs to hang ideas on. – Henry Ward Beecher

 

  • I believe in the magic and authority of words. – René Char

 

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

 

  • As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence. – Benjamin Franklin

 

  • Guard well your thoughts when alone and your words when accompanied. – Roy T. Bennett

 

  • 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

 

  • Words so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. – Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

  • All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. – Alexandre Dumas