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Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.

Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.

Action speaks louder than words, but not nearly as often.

It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.

Friedrich Nietzsche

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.

Sophocles

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

The word "happiness" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

I cry very easily. It can be a movie, a phone conversation, a sunset - tears are words waiting to be written.

Paulo Coelho

Let us not love by words alone, but let us love until it hurts.

Mother Teresa

For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.

What a wee little part of a person's life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head and is known to none but himself.

Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.

Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.

Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.

By swallowing evil words unsaid no one has ever harmed his stomach.

Have constructive thoughts, consoling words, compassionate acts.

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.

John Ruskin

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.

Victor Hugo

Words are the voice of the heart

The best of us must sometimes eat our words.

Words, words, mere words, no matter from the heart.

A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning.

Maya Angelou

As we must account for every idle word so must we account for every idle silence.

A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking to deceive and injure your neighbour.

Boy those French: they have a different word for everything!

The water in a vessel is sparkling, the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear, the great truth has great silence.

Rabindranath Tagore

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success, have no meaning.

Benjamin Franklin

Mind, word and act, all three must be filled with the belief that all is His play, that is the genuine path.

Sai Baba

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.

Kahlil Gibran

The first thing which I can record concerning myself is that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution - this everlasting living soul began. My mind loses itself in these depths.

Half my lifetime I have earned my living by selling words and, I hope, thoughts.

Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.

Andre Maurois

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.

MacDonald has the gift of compressing the largest amount of words into the smallest amount of thought.

A fast word about oral contraception. I asked a girl to go to bed with me, she said 'no'.

Woody Allen

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.

Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger if in a lonely place.

Tecumseh

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.

Mark Twain

The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.

Buddha

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.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain.

What we have forgotten is that thoughts and words are conventions, and that it is fatal to take conventions too seriously. 

Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.

People want to listen to a message word from Jah. This could be passed through me or anybody. I am not a leader. Messenger. The words of the songs, not the person is what attracts people.

Bob Marley

Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given, than to explore the power they have to change it. 

Muhammad Ali

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.

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

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

Words are only painted fire, a look is the fire itself.

Mark Twain

The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.

George Eliot

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

I am thankful of course, for the prize, and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.

Oscar Wilde

You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.

A wise man should not reveal his loss of wealth, the vexation of his mind, the misconduct of his own wife, base words spoken by others, and disgrace that has befallen him.

Chanakya

The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother. It's inflammatory.

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.

John F. Kennedy

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

Confucius

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

Words without thoughts never to heaven go.

Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus you can repeat words! And they don't even have to be true!

Dave Barry

The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything.

Walt Whitman

The ill and unfit choice of words wonderfully obstructs the understanding.

I have defeated this earthworm with my words. Imagine what I would have done with my fire breathing fists.

Charlie Sheen

Talking isn't doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well, and yet words are not deeds.

William Shakespeare

The educated Southerner has no use for an 'R' except at the beginning of a word.

We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.

Mahatma Gandhi

The superior man is slow in his words and earnest in his conduct.

Confucius

In other words a person who is fanatic in matters of religion and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all.

'When I use a word', Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, 'it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.'

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.

William Shakespeare

If there is on earth a house with many mansions, it is the house of words.

What Wickham had said of the living was fresh in her memory and as she recalled his very words, it was impossible not to feel that there was gross duplicity on one side or the other.

Jane Austen

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

Mark Twain

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.

Confucius

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.

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