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"Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Words Quotes Meaning Quotes
"These thoughts did not come in any verbal formulation. I rarely think in words at all. A thought comes, and I may try to express it in words afterward."
"Don't listen to their words, fix your attention on their deeds."
Author: Einstein Quotes Category: Words Quotes Deeds And Good Deeds Quotes
"It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"A word is dead when it is said. Some say. I say it just begins to live that day."
Author: Dickinson Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"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."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"A word too much always defeats its purpose."
Author: Schopenhauer Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words? He thinks I don't know the ten-dollar words. I know them all right. But there are older and simpler and better words, and those are the ones I use."
"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."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Our words must seem to be inevitable."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Words alone are certain good."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"I have passed with a nod of the headOr polite meaningless words,Or have lingered awhile and saidPolite meaningless words. . . ."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met."
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"I am paid by the word, so I always write the shortest words possible."
"It was relatively simple. Bob put himself in my hands. He just turned up - just his words on paper - no instruments, no musicians, no preconceptions. He just turned up on the doorstep and I built the studio. It's what I call a kitchen studio, so we played in the kitchen. I knew it would suit Bob because I knew Bob didn't have a lot of time for the studio. He didn't want people standing around scratching their heads, banging pianos or whatever. I sat down next to him, put a guitar in his hand and off we went."
Author: Dylan Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips..."
Author: Dickens Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Words are only postage stamps delivering the object for you to unwrap"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"You have such strong words at command, that they make the smallest argument seem formidable."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Words Quotes Eloquence Quotes
"Our words have wings, but fly not where we would."


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