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Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care, for speech is but the dialer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
So the lover must struggle for words.
T. S. Eliot
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Be not a slave of words.
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we try to express it in words.
Philosophy is common sense with big words.
My wife was too beautiful for words, but not for arguments.
As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics.
Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
We are tired of aristocratic explanations in Harvard words.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.
The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.
Philip K. Dick
Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all.
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
It does not require many words to speak the truth.
The words printed here are concepts. You must go through the experiences.
I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk because for years I had been giving myself out in words.
He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.
Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
Simone de Beauvoir
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.'
I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
Science in the modern world has many uses; its chief use, however, is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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