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I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her.
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.
We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.
The words spoken by the leader of the free world can expand the frontiers of freedom or shrink them. When Ronald Reagan called on Gorbachev to 'tear down this wall,' a surge of confidence rose that would ultimately breach the bounds of the evil empire.
A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
I don't think there is a single social issue I haven't spoken on.
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true.
I can remember only a few of the strange and curious words now dead but living and spoken by the English people a thousand years ago.
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.
That which I have set out in Latin is not my words but the words of God and of apostles and prophets, who of course have never lied. He who believes shall be saved, but he who does not believe shall be damned. God has spoken.
All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak, and not always with my advance approval, and I expect that to continue in the future.
Gerald R. Ford
Only when the voice of duty is silent, or when it has already spoken, may we allowably think of the consequences of a particular action.
Be able to correctly pronounce the words you would like to speak and have excellent spoken grammar.
Marilyn vos Savant
O! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant! And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken!
I cannot improve on those spoken for many years by a true legend who preceded me at CBS News. He would say, simply, 'good night, and good luck.'
I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.
The spoken word was the first technology by which man was able to let go of his environment in order to grasp it in a new way.
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
Orson Scott Card
For one, the Qur'an is considered by Muslims to consist entirely of words spoken by Allah himself.
India of the ages is not dead nor has she spoken her last creative word; she lives and has still something to do for herself and the human peoples.
A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.
George Dennison Prentice
Although spoken English doesn't obey the rules of written language, a person who doesn't know the rules thoroughly is at a great disadvantage.
Marilyn vos Savant
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