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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
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.'
So the lover must struggle for words.
T. S. Eliot
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we try to express it in words.
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
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.
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
Be not a slave of words.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Democracy is still a radical idea in a world where we often confuse images with realities, words with actions.
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.
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.
John Greenleaf Whittier
My wife was too beautiful for words, but not for arguments.
We are tired of aristocratic explanations in Harvard words.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.
The words printed here are concepts. You must go through the experiences.
I have a problem when people say something's real or not real, or normal or abnormal. The meaning of those words for me is very personal and subjective. I've always been confused and never had a clearcut understanding of the meaning of those kinds of words.
Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.
The oldest, shortest words - 'yes' and 'no' - are those which require the most thought.
Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
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
Wishful thinking is not idealism. It is self-indulgence at best and self-exaltation at worst. In either case, it is usually at the expense of others. In other words, it is the opposite of idealism.
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
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.
It does not require many words to speak the truth.
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