Quotations Topic: Words (143 Quotations)
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
A new word is like a fresh seed sewn on the ground of the discussion.
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.
A single word often betrays a great design.
A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
A wise man hears one word and understands two.
A word carries far -- very far -- deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
A word from the mouth is like a stone from a sling.
A word is dead when it is said. Some say. I say it just, begins to live that day.
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.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
A word once uttered can never be recalled.
A word too much always defeats its purpose.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
All words are part true and part false.
All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
Henry Ward Beecher
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
Orson Scott Card
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