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Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
Sydney J. Harris
The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.
I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.
Ruth St. Denis
My favourite words are possibilities, opportunities and curiosity. I think if you are curious, you create opportunities, and then if you open the doors, you create possibilities.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers.
I am a hidden meaning made to defy. The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny. As living, revolutionary clay.
It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.
Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.
I cry very easily. It can be a movie, a phone conversation, a sunset - tears are words waiting to be written.
Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
When the vastness of God meets the restriction of our own humanity, words can't hold it. The best we can do is find the moments that rhyme with this expansive heart of God.
A picture is a poem without words.
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.
When deeds speak, words are nothing.
One of the main tasks of theology is to find words that do not divide but unite, that do not create conflict but unity, that do not hurt but heal.
A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.
I have recommended in my writings the study of civic virtues, without which there is no redemption. I have written likewise (and repeat my words) that reforms, to be beneficial, must come from above, that those which come from below are irregularly gained and uncertain.
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
Harold S. Geneen
A chair's function is not just to provide a place to sit; it is to provide a medium for self-expression. Chairs are about status, for example. Or signalling something about oneself. That's why the words chair, seat and bench have found themselves used to describe high status professions, from academia to Parliament to the law.
Gestures, in love, are incomparably more attractive, effective and valuable than words.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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