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A word to the wise is sufficient. (Quote by - Terence)

But yesterday the word of Caesar might Have stood against the world; now lies he there, And none so poor to do him reverence. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Words that weep, and tears that speak. (Quote by - Abraham Cowley)

My word fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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

For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: It might have been! (Quote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

But words once spoke can never be recall'd. (Quote by - Wentworth Dillon)

The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart; his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords. (Quote by - Bible)

He utters empty words, he utters sound without mind. (Quote by - Virgil)

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. (Quote by - Proverbs)

Our words have wings, but fly not where we would. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Sticks and stones may break my bones, But words can never harm me. (Quote by - Old English Rhyme)

Words will build no walls. (Quote by - Plutarch)

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism. (Quote by - Herbert Hoover)

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Words of affection, howsoe'er expressed, The latest spoken still are deem'd the best. (Quote by - Joanna Baillie)

The safest words are always those which bring us most directly to facts. (Quote by - Charles H. Parkhurst)

I am not yet so lost in lexicography, as to forget that words are the daughters of earth, and that things are the sons of heaven. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

One of our defects as a nation is a tendency to use what have been called "weasel words." When a weasel sucks eggs the meat is sucked out of the egg. If you use a "weasel word" after another there is nothing left of the other. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

A word spoken in good season, how good it is! (Quote by - Proverbs)

Words are feminine; deeds are masculine. (Quote by - Baltasar Gracian)

One great use of words is to hide our thoughts. (Quote by - Voltaire)

A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. (Quote by - Henrik Ibsen)

How forcible are right words! (Quote by - Bible)

Suit the action to the word, the word to the action. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)


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