Words Quotes


570 Words quotes:



"The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement."
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"He's gone and who knows how he may report/ Thy words by adding fuel to the flame?"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"An average English word is four letters and a half. By hard, honest labor I've dug all the large words out of my vocabulary and shaved it down till the average is three and a half... I never write ''metropolis'' for seven cents, because I can get the same money for ''city.'' I never write ''policeman,'' because I can get the same price for ''cop.''... I never write ''valetudinarian'' at all, for not even hunger and wretchedness can humble me to the point where I will do a word like that for seven cents; I wouldn't do it for fifteen."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used."
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Three sleepless nights I passed in sounding on,Through words and things, a dim and perilous way."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"No matter how hard we try words simply cannot express the horror, the shock, and the revulsion we all feel over what took place in this nation on Tuesday morning. September 11 will go down in our history as a day to remember."
Author: Graham Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Lawsuit: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage."
"Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel."
"All our words from loose using have lost their edge"
"A drunk man's words are a sober man's thoughts"
"Words are alive; cut them and they bleed."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"It makes a great difference in the force of a sentence, whether a man be behind it or no."
"A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds."
"A draftsman of words."
"I've got to feel the pencil and see the words at the end of the pencil."
Author: Faulkner Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Fine words butter no parsnips"
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Keep thy smooth words and juggling homilies for those who know thee not."
"Winged words."
Author: Homer Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"The investigation of the meaning of words is the beginning of education"
Author: Antisthenes Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Tsze-Kung asked, saying, is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life?'' The Master said, ''Is not Reciprocity such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Words Quotes


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