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Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.
Even Helen Keller, who was born blind and deaf, could see God. No doubt, in her silent darkness, every fragrant flower, every ray of the warm sun, every taste that touched her tongue told her that there was a God who created all things. Jodie Foster shouldn't therefore be surprised that people are surprised that she's an atheist.
You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.
John Greenleaf Whittier
I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.
Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.
Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.
The tongue is the only tool that gets sharper with use.
There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound.
Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know', and thou shalt progress.
A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
Among these temples there is one which far surpasses all the rest, whose grandeur of architectural details no human tongue is able to describe; for within its precincts, surrounded by a lofty wall, there is room enough for a town of five hundred families.
Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
This is courtship all the world over - the man all tongue; the woman all ears.
We should tell our kids to just have fun, participate and not get bent on winning or losing. But every coach, when they say that, they say it tongue in cheek, 'Don't worry about winning': If you win I'll get you ice cream, but if you lose I'm going to pout in the car.
Muhammad Ali - he was a magnificent fighter and he was an icon... Every head must bow, every knee must bend, every tongue must confess, thou art the greatest, the greatest of all time, Muhammad, Muhammad Ali.
All parts of the human body get tired eventually - except the tongue.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard.
Englishmen learn Christ's law best in English. Moses heard God's law in his own tongue; so did Christ's apostles.
The gracious, eternal God permits the spirit to green and bloom and to bring forth the most marvelous fruit, surpassing anything a tongue can express and a heart conceive.
Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
A black person grows up in this country - and in many places - knowing that racism will be as familiar as salt to the tongue. Also, it can be as dangerous as too much salt. I think that you must struggle for betterment for yourself and for everyone.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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