Words Quotes

570 Words quotes:

"Words, like eyeglasses, blur everything that they do not make clear"
Author: Joubert Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them: But they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, or a Thomas, or any other doctor whatsoever, if but a man"
Author: Hobbes Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools"
Author: Hobbes Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Elves are wonderful. They provoke wonder. Elves are marvellous. They cause marvels. Elves are fantastic. They create fantasies. Elves are glamorous. They project glamour. Elves are enchanting. They weave enchantment. Elves are terrific. They beget terror. The thing about words is that meanings can twist just like a snake, and if you want to find snakes look for them behind words that have changed their meaning. No one ever said elves are nice. Elves are bad."
Author: Pratchett Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero."
Author: Lavater Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"On a single winged word hath hung the destiny of nations."
Author: Phillips Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"A wise man hears one word and understands two."
"A single word often betrays a great design."
Author: Racine Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure."
Author: Thorndike Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Please God, make my words today sweet and tender, for tomorrow I may have to eat them."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground."
Author: Webster Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"By words the mind is winged."
Author: Aristophanes Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them."
Author: France Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"I think the vocabulary of the average Sun reader is something like 10,000 words."
Author: Moore Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"A picture is worth 10K words - but only those to describe the picture. Hardly any sets of 10K words can be adequately described with pictures."
"Young players have got to get to the point where everything comes natural for them. In other words, where they don't have to write the plays down on the wristband before they go out on the field. . . . We've got to get to the point where, when we make a call, [the defense] lets it fly."
Author: Golden Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Words form the thread on which we string our experiences."
Author: Huxley Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"I don't know what to say when I have a crush on somebody. I kind of lose my words. I really try to start a conversation, and I can't. It's horrible."
Author: Vega Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"I told director of my camp what he said, so he called him and gave him a couple of words. I asked my camp director for a permit to marry her. He said yes, hers said no."
Author: Bunegin Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Words Quotes

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