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Top 100 Quotes About Words And Power

#1. Make a promise to yourself right now, that you will choose your thoughts and words wisely, that you will no longer use disempowered language about yourself, and nor will you ever negatively define yourself by what has occurred in your past. - Author: Miya Yamanouchi
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#2. FIRST MORAL
Good manners are not easy
They need a little care,
But when we least expect it
Bring rewards both rich and rare.
SECOND MORAL
Brute force or bribes of diamonds
Bend others to your will,
But gentle words have greater power
And gain more conquests still. - Author: Charles Perrault
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#3. He was intrigued by the power of words, not the literary words that filled the books in the library but the sharp, staccato words that went into the writing of news stories. Words that went for the jugular. Active verbs that danced and raced on the page. - Author: Robert Cormier
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#4. He was muttering now and I could barely make out his words. "I'm going to die without ever feeling a woman's tits."
"Go ahead," I said. It was about time I used the power of my chichis for good and not for evil. - Author: Marta Acosta
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#5. Those who have the power of reproaching in silence may find it a means more effective than words. There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#6. And wished with all her power to wish anything, that the woman would simply continue her last words and say, "Are you really so glad to have met me? Then why can't we see each other again? Why can't we even have lunch together today?" Her voice was so casual, and she might have said it so easily. - Author: Patricia Highsmith
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#7. We do not believe in the educative power of words and commands alone, but seek cautiously, and almost without the child's knowing it, to guide his natural activity. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#8. Words wield power, both divine and mortal. We might think of the comparison of the power of words like this: God's words are omnipotent. Our words are potent. - Author: Beth Moore
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#9. Since there is no one like God, therefore all people should fear Him - in other words, dread His power and be devoted to His person. - Author: David Jeremiah
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#10. The seductive power of sex and money is nothing compared to that of words. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#11. Who was there to guide them? The words of self-obsessed politicians, egotistical media personalities, power-crazed newspaper magnates and half-mad clerics? Who could reason sensibly when supplied with all the wrong information for all the wrong reasons? - Author: Robert Rankin
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#12. Words have magic. Spells and curses. Some of them, the best of them, once said change everything. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#13. But the human tongue is a beast that few can master. It strains constantly to break out of its cage, and if it is not tamed, it will tun wild and cause you grief. - Author: Robert Greene
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#14. The grinding power of the plain words of the Gospel story is like the power of mill-stones, and those who can read them simply enough will feel as if rocks had been rolled upon them. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#15. I understand what lies hidden beneath beguiling words. I understand the trap beneath extravagant words. I understand the deceit beneath depraved words. And I understand the weariness beneath evasive words. - Author: Mencius
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#16. Wonderful is the power of instrumental music, absolute music without words, that may convey impressions, deep and lasting, no words could give. - Author: Aubertine Woodward Moore
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#17. The power of words to deceive is a danger far exceeding any we might encounter from physical weapons. Sticks and stones can break bones! But words can lead worlds into ruin! - Author: Steve Bivans
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#18. I like the image of The Old Man and the Sea, of striving and succeeding but finding that the success was ghost success. In other words, in the long run, after a certain age, the motives for success, pride or oppressing people or getting power. - Author: Allen Ginsberg
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#19. Words start wars and end them, create love and choke it, bring us to laughter and joy and tears. Words cause men and women to willingly risk their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor. Our world, as we know it, revolves on the power of words. - Author: Roy Williams
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#20. You can change a life by touching someone with simple, beautiful, kind, words and a loving smile. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#21. Speak to me as to thy thinking
As thou dost ruminate, and give thy worst of thoughts
The worst of words ... - Author: William Shakespeare
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#22. There is music in words, and it can be heard you know, by thinking. - Author: E.L. Doctorow
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#23. To know that these are people who for a moment, in glory, in light, were true warriors, and you had the chance to associate with them, to live with them, to share with them, words and moments of power - this is the nature of spiritual study. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#24. Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope. - Author: Thomas Head Raddall
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#25. The words we choose can build communities, reunite loved ones, and inspire others. They can be a catalyst for change. However, our words also have the power to destroy and divide: they can start a war, reduce a lifelong relationship to a collection of memories, or end a life. - Author: Simon S. Tam
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#26. The beauty of sand, in other words, belonged to death. it was the beauty of death that ran through the magnificence of its ruins and its great power of destruction - Author: Kobo Abe
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#27. Both reading and writing are experiences
lifelong
in the course of which we who encounter words used in certain ways are persuaded by them to be brought mind and heart within the presence, the power, of the imagination. - Author: Eudora Welty
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#28. Channel the power of anger into the admirable qualities of passion, strength, and conviction or courage. Use quiet, carefully modulated words surrounding an edge of steel. - Author: Gerald J. Lieberman
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#29. Words are poor interpreters in the realms of emotion. When all words end, music begins; when they suggest, it realizes; and hence is the secret of its strange, inexpressible power. - Author: Hugh Reginald Haweis
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#30. Words; the powerful air that can change the mind, the body and the spirit in the twinkle of an eye! He who don't know words don't know life! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#31. It's not words that fail, it's the people who wield them. We have no power over life and death, we are subject to pain and disease and misery, but we command words. When you think about it, words are all we really have. - Author: Jessica Zafra
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#32. Truth is Evidence of Love. And, Nothing Can Stop the Power of Trusting and Loving Unconditionally. - Author: Amaka Imani Nkosazana
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#33. Your words are the greatest power you have. The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience. - Author: Sonia Choquette
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#34. Much blood has been spilled over words, and a great deal of it over the word 'God.' (125) - Author: Jean-Yves Leloup
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#35. Anything man can make, man can destroy. - Author: Jonathan Anthony Burkett
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#36. I don't hear your words: your voice reverberates against my body like another kind of caress, another kind of penetration. I have no power over your voice. It comes straight from you into me. I could stuff my ears and it would find its way into my blood and make it rise. - Author: Anais Nin
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#37. Imagine how many suicide victims would still be with us, if only the right person said the right thing at the right time. - Author: Wayne Gerard Trotman
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#38. The Bible is no ordinary book. The words are like medicine to your soul, and it has the power to change your life! - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#39. Winners will take what they know and share it with others.
The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom. - Author: Anonymous
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#40. Guard your hearts and thoughts; it is well spring of either life or death. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#41. In other words, all the highest aims of language are decisively the work
of God. They are decisively supernatural. And no amount of poetic
effort or expertise in the use of words can bring about the great aims
of life if God withholds his saving power. - Author: John Piper
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#42. The power of prayer does not lie in the number or earnestness of the words you use, but in a living faith that God Himself accepts both you and your prayer into His loving heart. - Author: Andrew Murray
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#43. This I have observed: There are no language barriers in the Church. There is a mighty power that transcends the power of messages conveyed by words alone, and this is the power of messages communicated by the Spirit to our hearts. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#44. Rain slips through your fingers as easily as words blow away in the wind, and yet it has the power to destroy your whole world. - Author: Karen Maitland
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#45. You don't need to kill with a sword, the tongue can do equally a better job and police will not knock on your door - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#46. To care about words, to have a stake in what is written, to believe in the power of books - this overwhelms the rest, and beside it one's life becomes very small. - Author: Paul Auster
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#47. Everyone knows the power of a song and it takes you back to that place. Just that power of words can heal. - Author: Jimmy Wayne
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#48. The power of speech does not rely upon meaning. Words carry energy all by themselves. They vibrate through the air, with the intention of the speaker, shaping consciousness and touching hearts whether understood or not. - Author: Daniel Black
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#49. The average person just sees through their senses. The world is filled with wonderful mysteries and beauty. You need personal power to open up all of that, without it - these are just words. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#50. Kind words are benedictions. The are not only instruments of power, but of benevolence and courtesy; blessings both to the speaker and hearer of them. - Author: Arthur Frederick Saunders
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#51. It seemed to travel with her, to sweep her aloft in the power of song, so that she was moving in glory among the stars, and for a moment she, too, felt that the words Darkness and Light had no meaning, and only this melody was real. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#52. Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. - Author: John Green
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#53. Today we are going to talk about words. You know, words are containers for power. They carry creative or destructive power. They carry positive or negative power. We can choose our words and we should do it carefully. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#54. Accept that you will not always deal with situations with polished sophistication but trust that you have the power and exercise the will to improve how you cope. - Author: Carlos Wallace
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#55. Words have great cumulative power, but in the 21st century, a single image is much stronger. An image suggests the unvarnished truth. That is its power and its fiction. - Author: Alexandra Kerry
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#56. We can call this power intuition, but intuition is nothing more than a sudden and immediate seizing of what is real, without the need for words or formulas. - Author: Anonymous
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#57. We've been gifted with the power of choice ... in our actions, our thoughts, and our words. The quality of our lives gets better or worse depending on which direction we go with our choices. - Author: Shawn Anderson
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#58. One has to work very carefully with what is in between the words. What is not said. Which is measure, which is rhythm and so on. So, it is what you don't write that frequently gives what you do write its power. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#59. I write poems for myself and I write poetry that gets torn apart and becomes songs. I have a lot of respect for words, the power of words. - Author: Kurt Cobain
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#60. The intellectual power, through words and things, Went sounding on a dim and perilous way! - Author: William Wordsworth
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#61. Awaken your mind from the deep sleep of ancient mysticism and make it self-conscious - power will come, glory will come, goodness will come and everything that is excellent will come. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#62. I think we use a lot of words and labels when trying to describe people: ones with autism, ones without autism. In general, I think that labeling people is a major issue, and people don't understand the power of language. - Author: Nikki Reed
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#63. Words are not simple things: they take unto themselves, as they have through time, power and meaning ... - Author: Fay Weldon
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#64. What words cannot convey ... the mind can read. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#65. You have the power to choose the words you write, so choose the right ones. And yes, this applies to the workplace too. Make a difference! - Author: Sudakshina Bhattacharjee
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#66. I love the power of words - no music or special effects - and I want to demonstrate that power. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#67. Your words contain great power. So declare that you will prosper despite every difficulty that you may encounter in your life. You are not here just to survive ... So overcome and thrive! - Author: Timothy Pina
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#68. The power we hold comes with an added responsibility to inspire through words or actions and build someone else's life. Our power definitely does not lie in zapping others of their powers. - Author: Tina Sequeira
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#69. In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables. - Author: Catharine A. MacKinnon
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#70. Words have power. And I may be privileged and have a higher IQ than any of our former teachers, but when people look at me? They see a black, male teenager. And there is nothing quite as frightening to some folks as an angry young black man. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#71. Surely human affairs would be far happier if the power in men to be silent were the same as that to speak. But experience more than sufficiently teaches that men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more easily than their words. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#72. Words are both better and worse than thoughts, they express them, and add to them; they give them power for good or evil; they start them on an endless flight, for instruction and comfort and blessing, or for injury and sorrow and ruin. - Author: Tryon Edwards
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#73. Your words and thoughts have physical power. - Author: Will Smith
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#74. 'Faith' and 'trust' are words that put the power in the hands of an outside force that we are meant to rely on - whether it is God or a person or the universe. Certainty puts the power back in our hands. - Author: Yehuda Berg
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#75. When I get a chance to power jump off both legs, I can lean, twist, change directions and decide whether to dunk the ball or pass it to an open man. In other words, I may be committed to the air, but I still have some control over it. - Author: Julius Erving
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#76. people say things
meant to rip you in half
but you hold the power to not
turn their words into a knife
and cut yourself - Author: Rupi Kaur
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#77. When he talked about a Higher Power, he used words like gratifying, restorative and life-changing. It was something that "got you through the tough times," which "any young person could manage with a little hard work, trust and tenacity." God was a trip to Cancun. - Author: Marisha Pessl
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#78. A good reader has the power to move the world. - Author: Aman Jassal
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#79. When a powerful storm collides with a much more powerful storm, it will understand that his power was just a dust before the wind! You can be a giant only until a bigger giant comes and erases your existence! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#80. You can use and see the power of words contributing towards your success, and this comes from having an empowering belief system. Living and functioning from an empowering belief system is the spring board for making your success more deliberate. - Author: Archibald Marwizi
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#81. The only source of my power are the pages you hold and the words written thereon. As you read them, I hope the magic starts to work between my words and your imagination. - Author: Elizabeth Vaughan
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#82. That is the power of a good story. It can encourage you, it can make you laugh, it can bring you joy. It will make you think, it will tap innto your hidden emotions, and it can make you cry. The power of a story can also bring about healing, give you peace, and change your life! (p.15) - Author: Jeff Dixon
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#83. If you are telling the truth, then you can speak gently, and your words will have power. - Author: Chogyam Trungpa
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#84. The boy held her tighter, murmured soft words to lull her to sleep.
"It's only a nightmare," he whispered. "The dreams will stop."
He didn't understand. The dreams were the only place it was safe to use her power now, and she longed for them. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#85. To see evil and call it good, mocks God. Worse, it makes goodness meaningless. A word without meaning is an abomination, for when the word passes beyond understanding the very thing the word stands for passes out of the world and cannot be recalled. - Author: Stephen R. Lawhead
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#86. Cursed, he once cried in a fit of rage. His temper has always been as restless and unpredictable as the sea itself. But his words had power behind them and I felt the effects instantly. Too late to take it back. - Author: Jennifer Silverwood
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#87. There is a tendency to underestimate the power of what we can do without words. Sometimes you can make a scene even more powerful and precise without dialogue. - Author: Mads Mikkelsen
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#88. I think pictures and words have the power to make us rich or poor. - Author: Barbara Kruger
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#89. There's a power in words. There's a power in being able to explain and describe and articulate what you know and feel and believe about the world, and about yourself. - Author: Tracy Chapman
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#90. A writer need not be bound by flat statement like "It was a rough sea," when verbs like tumble and roil and seethe wait to spell from her pen. - Author: Rebecca McClanahan
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#91. An avalanche starts with one pebble. A forest with one seed. And it takes one word to make the whole world stop and listen. All you need is the right one. - Author: Jay Kristoff
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#92. Words are just words,
Who they come from gives them Relevance,
And this Relevance gives them the Power to
Hurt you.
Make those who Hurt you Irrelevant. - Author: Drishti Bablani
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#93. Learn to write by doing it. Read widely and wisely. Increase your word power. Find your own individual voice though practicing constantly. Go through the world with your eyes and ears open and learn to express that experience in words. - Author: P.D. James
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#94. Metaphysically, his bowl filled and emptied at the same time. Violent and maniacal to push himself so far, he'd both created and destroyed his body's energy. In other words he had complete power, self-sustaining, self-sacrificing power at the origin of himself. - Author: E.J. Koh
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#95. So our task as stewards of the word begins and ends in love. Loving language means cherishing it for its beauty, precision, power to enhance understanding, power to name, power to heal. And it means using words as instruments of love. - Author: Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
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#96. In the 1960 campaign, Arthur Schlesinger wrote of Adlai Stevenson, who already lost twice as the party's presidential nominee, He has been away from power too long; he gives me an odd sense of unreality, a certain frivolity, distractedness, over-interest in words and phrases. - Author: David Pietrusza
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#97. Words and magic were in the beginning one and the same thing, and even today words retain much of their magical power. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#98. The strongest words can be said in the softest voices and still be resonant. - Author: Erin Finnegan
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#99. Words have power, and sometimes, they stay with
you for life. It's up to you to allow those words to define who you become. - Author: Daniele Lanzarotta
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#100. Words enable us to transfer our thoughts from inside our own mind into the mind of another. They have the power to alter history, to describe the past, and to bring meaning and substance to the present. - Author: Jim Rohn
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