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A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXV, v. 11)

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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.

Bible Quotes , Source: Psalms (ch. LV, v. 21)

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A very great part of the mischiefs that vex this world arises from words.

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Letter

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High Air-castles are cunningly built of Words, the Words well bedded also in good Logic-mortar; wherein, however, no Knowledge will come to lodge.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Sartor Resartus (bk. I, ch. VIII)

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The Moral is that gardeners pine, Whene'er no pods adorn the vine. Of all sad words experience gleans, The saddest are: "It might have beans." (The did not make this up myself: 'Twas in a book upon my shelf. It's witty, but I don't deny It's rather Whittier than I.)

Guy Wetmore Carryl Quotes , Source: How Jack found that Beans may go back on a Chap

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Words writ in waters.

George Chapman Quotes , Source: Revenge for Honour (act V, sc. 2)

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Words are but empty thanks.

Colley Cibber Quotes , Source: Woman's Wit (act V)

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Fair words butter no parsnips.

John Clarke Quotes , Source: Paroemiologia (p. 21, ed. 1639)

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A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not.

Turkish Proverb Quotes

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Words of love, are works of love.

William R. Alger Quotes

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Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing.

W. Gladden Quotes

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We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.

Anna Sewell Quotes

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Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.

Lao-Tzu Quotes

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What you keep by you, you may change and mend but words, once spoken, can never be recalled.

Earl of Roscommon Quotes

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The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Quotes

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How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.

Herbert Spencer Quotes

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Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason.

Richard C. Trench Quotes

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

Edward Thorndike Quotes

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One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.

James Earl Jones Quotes

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

Mark Twain Quotes

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Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . . to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy.

George Santayana Quotes

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

Steven Wright Quotes

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