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Be not a slave of words. - Thomas Carlyle

You cannot unsay a cruel word. - Unknown

Where words fail, music speaks. - Hans Christian Anderson

Speech is the small change of silence. - George Meredith

When ideas fail, words come in very handy. - Goethe

Tears at times have all the weight of speech. - Ovid

A proverb is much matter decocted into few words. - Thomas Fuller

I will not down to posterity talking bad grammar. - Benjamin Disraeli

Words are the most powerful drug used by mankind. - Rudyard Kipling

Silence often gives impressions that words can not. - Unknown

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well. - Amos Bronson Alcott

Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out. - Unknown

Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence. - Pythagoras

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language. - Larry Wall

To understand Europe, you have to be a genius - or French. - Madeleine Albright

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain. - Lily Tomlin

All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope. - Alexandre Dumas

Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few. - Pythagorus

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. - Warren G Bennis

Kind words will never die - neither will they buy groceries. - Bill Nye

Quota: Someone who likes to report other people's speech - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

As the French used to say, "the peace of resistance." - Archie Bunker

The three words every woman really longs to hear: I'll clean up. - Molly Shannon

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

Never settle with words what you can accomplish with a flamethrower. - Bruce Feirstein

A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things. - Herman Melville

Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart. - C S Lewis

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

England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw

The English are not an inventive people; they don't eat enough pie. - Thomas Edison

Civilization - a heap of rubble scavenged by scrawny English Lit. vultures. - Malcolm Muggeridge

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine

Your balance may be recovered when you trip, but not your words when they slip. - Unknown

To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse - German. - Emperor Charles V

Some people are chocolate and sweets people. I love French fried. That and caviar. - Cameron Diaz

Actions, looks, words and steps form the alphabet by which you may spell character. - Johann Kasper Lavater

Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect. - Owens L. Pomeroy

A word to the wise ain't necessary. It's the stupid ones who need the advice. - Bill Cosby

We have so many words for states of mind, and so few words for the states of the body. - Jeanne Moreau

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. - Soren Kierkegaard

Be your character what it will, it will be known, and nobody will take it upon your word. - Lord Chesterfield

Divorce, from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet. - Robin Williams

I never made a mistake in grammar but once in my life, and as soon as I done it. I seen it. - Carl Sandburg

Language is our meeting place, the sea we live in... it is the common ground of our humanity. - Toby Wolfe

The plunge of civilization into this abyss of blood and darkness is too tragic for any words. - Henry James

I like spaghetti bolognese, I like baked beans on toast. I hate French food. I hate fancy food. - Simon Cowell

If we do not believe in freedom of speech for those we despise, we do not believe in it at all. - Noam Chomsky

Four things come not back: the spoken word, the sped arrow, time past, the neglected opportunity. - Omar Ibnal-Halif

Fashion is free speech, and one of the privileges, if not always one of the pleasures, of a free world. - Alison Lurie

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours. - Eric Idle

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

As far as I'm concerned, "whom" is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler. - Calvin Trillin

More contact means more sharing of information, gossiping, exchanging, engaging - in short, more word of mouth. - Gary Vaynerchuk

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 Richter

This is the real enemy, the invader from the East, the Druze, the ruffian, the oriental parasite; in a word: the Jew. - George Bernard Shaw

The longest word in the English language is the one following the phrase, "And now a word from our sponsor." - Hal Eaton

Isn't it a very curious thing that St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland an' the English brought in the fleas. - Frank McCourt

It is a press, certainly, but a press from which shall flow in inexhaustible streams... through it, God will spread his word. - Johannes Gutenberg

Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends. - Mary Catherwood

The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy. - Florence Shinn

Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn't mean anything else. - C S Lewis

I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of a soft drink. - Joe DiMaggio

A helping word to one in trouble is often like a switch in a railroad track ... an inch between a wreck and smooth, rolling prosperity. - Henry Ward Beecher

"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? - George Carlin

In composing, as a general rule, run your pen through every other word you have written; you have no idea what vigor it will give your style. - Sydney Smith


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