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Top 100 Quotes About Words

#1. Trying to write about love is ultimately like trying to have a dictionary represent life. No matter how many words there are, there will never be enough. - Author: David Levithan
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#2. the ultimate meaning of words cannot be found in what the listener hears but in what he listens to upon hearing - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#3. The light in your soul can illuminate any darkness. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#4. The basic dynamics of conversion are summed up for me in the words LEAVE-ARRIVE, END-BEGIN, SHED-EMERGE. These are the tensions of conversion and spiritual awakening. - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#5. People kept on talking about the true king of Ankh-Morpork, but history taught a cruel lesson. It said - often in words of blood - that the true king was the one who got crowned."
- Author: Terry Pratchett
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#6. This universe can very well be expressed in words and syllables which are not those of one's mother tongue. - Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun
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#7. I hear myself saying these words: What this movement is about is options. I say it to friends who are frustrated, or housebound, or guilty, or child-laden, and what I'm really thinking is, If you really got it together, the option you would choose is mine. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#8. I believe so deeply in the primacy of language, in lifting your prose to the highest level you're capable of and making your words symphonic. - Author: Dennis Lehane
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#9. Your Blake is mourning something. I think that pain is manifesting as his glass-skin delusions. You're going to have to approach him as if he's in one of those tents I walk into. My advice is this: Listen, Livia. Listen to him. Saying words out loud can heal. - Author: Debra Anastasia
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#10. True there has been more talk of peace since 1945 than, I should think, at any other time in history. At least we hear more and read more about it because man's words, for good or ill, can now so easily reach the millions. - Author: Lester B. Pearson
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#11. Reading a stranger's words and finding yourself in them. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#12. When deeds and words are in accord, the whole world is transformed. - Author: Zhuangzi
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#13. Win minds with your words.
Win hearts with your deeds.
Win souls with both. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#14. Finally, we can accept this stunning, irrevocable truth: Our Lord can lift us from deep despair and cradle us midst any care. We cannot tell him anything about aloneness or nearness! ... He who cannot lie, will atteast to our adequacy with the warm words, Well Done. - Author: Neal A. Maxwell
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#15. Words are things, but things which mean. We cannot do away with meaning without doing away with signs, that is, with language itself. Moreover, we would have to do away with the universe. All the things man touches are impregnated with meaning. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#16. What you do teaches faster, and has a lasting impression, far beyond what you say. - Author: T.F. Hodge
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#17. Words are useless, especially sentences. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#18. Taking a couple of deep breaths, he knew he had to choose his words carefully - in spite of the fact that his adrenal gland had opened up full-bore and was pumping enough OMG into his system that he was drowning in terror. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#19. You're never too old to make a fool of yourself - Author: Michael Perkins
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#20. I'm learning all the right vocabulary words - 'You're right, I'm wrong.' - Author: George Stephanopoulos
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#21. If only I were articulate to paint in the frail medium of words what I see and know and possess incorporated in my consciousness of the mighty driftage of the races in the times before our present written history began! - Author: Jack London
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#22. A fool and his words are soon parted - Author: William Shakespeare
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#23. Consider your actions and words. Be thoughtful when expressing your feelings or concerns. Sometimes it's not what you say, but the way you say it. That makes all the difference - Author: Amaka Imani Nkosazana
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#24. The fewer words a parent uses, the more aurhoritative the parent sounds & the clearer the instruction. - Author: John Rosemond
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#25. When you're an artist, you're expected to describe yourself in interviews every day in five words. - Author: Halsey
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#26. Words can't express what you mean to me. - Author: Puff Daddy
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#27. It's more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long difficult words but rather short easy words like What about lunch?" - Winnie-the-Pooh - Author: Tony Hsieh
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#28. When the words come, they are merely empty shells without the music. They live as they are sung, for the words are the body and the music the spirit. - Author: Hildegard Of Bingen
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#29. 29. Most loneliness results from insulation rather than isolation. In other words, we are lonely because we insulate ourselves, not because others isolate us. - Author: James C. Dobson
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#30. Words may help and silence may help, but the one thing needful is that the heart should turn to its Maker as the needle turns to the pole. For this we must be still. - Author: Caroline Emelia Stephen
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#31. The fourth cat stepped forward; Yellowfang didn't know his name. He was a skinny gray tom, and he studied Brokentail carefully before he spoke. I give you a life for truth. Without it, kin is set against kin, Clan against Clan. Hold fast to truth in all your dealings and let it guide your words. - Author: Erin Hunter
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#32. he affected great piety (as became a pilgrim), although unable to read the inspired words of the Prophet. - Author: Jose Conrad
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#33. A few words can be more effective than a lot of blades, even in such times as these. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#34. He gave me a severe look over his spectacles and said, as if he thought the words were deadly venom and might kill me, You are an untidy person. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#35. There is a "yoga body" aesthetic, which is long and sinewy. I am curvy. I get praised on a regular basis, with people telling me, "Wow, you're so brave," simply for showing my curvy body. Being brave is going to war; being curvy is not brave. We need to be careful with how we use our words. - Author: Kathryn Budig
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#36. Words were so puzzling. Present should mean a present just as attack should mean to stick tacks in people. - Author: Beverly Cleary
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#37. I didn't think of myself as a singer. I'm an actor who recites words, and sometimes that happens to be on musical notes. - Author: Mandy Patinkin
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#38. Flora would have liked to ask her parents why the words 'to father' have such a different meaning from the words 'to mother'. - Author: Claire Fuller
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#39. I love you," he said against her lips. "I love you, too," she said but the words that always seemed so big felt small now. What was love when put up against war? - Author: Kristin Hannah
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#40. Like caterpillars our metamorphosis begins with what comes from our mouth. Caterpillars spin silk cocoons from the mouth. We speak life or death, success or failure. All transformation starts with what comes from our mouth. - Author: Brandi L. Bates
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#41. Shields Green was not one to shrink from hardships or dangers. He was a man of few words, and his speech was singularly broken; but his courage and self-respect made him quite a dignified character. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#42. The world we inhabit is one where children feel sorrow long before they have the words to express it. - Author: Russ Ramsey
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#43. We listen to songs to figure them out, to unravel the mystery of the words and the tune. - Author: David Levithan
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#44. Ahhhh ... I see. I think. Perhaps I don't. It may be easier to grasp if you presented it in a musical format. A lyrical song or two, accompanied by a whimsical dance to interpret the words. - Author: Nicole Sager
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#45. You possess a divine strength to fulfill your dream. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#46. Never act in fear nor lose hope. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#47. Proper evaluations of words and letters in their phonetic and associated sense can bring the people of earth to the clear light of pure cosmic wisdom. - Author: Sun Ra
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#48. The emptinesss was a hole that only he could fill. He was the relief. It pulled from every direction, this yearning for him. All he needed to do was speak the words, "Kiss me," and I would obey. - Author: Jessica Therrien
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#49. Words themselves - the very material of our discourse increasingly take on masks or disguises - Author: Dennis Potter
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#50. I wasn't saying you were heartbroken." I sound like English is a new language for me, the way I stutter out the words. "I just meant it was hard for me to ... to watch."
He neither confirms nor denies that he might or might not have been even a teeny bit heartbroken. - Author: Susan Ee
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#51. We weep as we witness the dead of a loved one. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#52. So much of what folks want in the world turns out to be just a thing they say. Words change the way you feel for a small time and that just about goes as far as it can go toward being a true thing. - Author: Robert Bausch
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#53. What does it mean to love someone with all your heart? It means to love with all your emotional feelings and with all your devotion. Surely when you love your wife with all your heart, you cannot demean her, criticize her, find fault with her, or abuse her by words, sullen behavior, or actions. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#54. The voices of conformity speak so loudly. Don't listen to them. No one does the right thing out of fear. If you ever utter the words, 'We've always done it that way,' I urge you to wash out your mouth with soap. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#55. Words are loaded pistols. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#56. Don't petals of soft words float upon your blood? - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#57. Just as words lose their power when they are not born out of silence, so openness loses its meaning when there is no ability to be closed. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#58. Revolutions are won with blood, not words. - Author: Alexandra Bracken
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#59. The Indians had only the two alternatives of war or civilization; in other words, they must either have destroyed the Europeans or become their equals. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#60. Coward is the most misused word in our society. - Author: Doug Stanhope
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#61. I can say this: don't give up. Not on love but, more important still, not on you. Never let yourself believe that you are unlovable or flawed in any way. You deserve to be loved. You deserve kind words and an unwavering eye. - Author: Menna Van Praag
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#62. Won't You guide me through the dark night of the soul That I may better understand Your way ... Let me purify my thoughts and words and deeds That I may be a vehicle for Thee ... Give me my rapture today. - Author: Van Morrison
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#63. I'd like to be remembered by two simple words: any two words, as long as they're simple. - Author: Dan Mathews
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#64. I believe that I can create whatever I want to create. If I can put my head on it right, study it, learn the patterns, and - it's hard to put into words, it's real metaphysical, esoteric nonsense, but I feel very strongly that we are who we choose to be. - Author: Will Smith
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#65. OUT OF AN INFINITE LOVE, you, O Lord, have made me an heir of your kingdom and joint heir with Christ. O Good Jesus, to whom else shall I go? You have the words of eternal life. I hope, and I believe in you. Lord keep me from despair. Amen. O - Author: Derek A. Olsen
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#66. But even though she was wise beyond her years, she was still young, and so was I, and all of our words were drowned out by the noise of our beating hearts, screaming at us that we were, after all, creatures of flesh and blood. - Author: Dexter Palmer
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#67. You will hear words old and spent and useless like costumes left over from yesterday's parties. - Author: Cesare Pavese
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#68. For God, who is in heaven, is in man. Where else can heaven be, if not in man? As we need it, it must be within us. Therefore it knows our prayer even before we have uttered it, for it is closer to our hearts than to our words.
- Opus paramirum, I:ix - Author: Paracelsus
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#69. Why do you like me more when I was prouder and wilder, more full of words, yet emptier? - Author: Friedrich Holderlin
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#70. Here everything is so wholly what I consider beautiful. In other words, there is peace here. - Author: Vincent Van Gogh
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#71. Try not to worry, for time is a great healer.' Such words were futile. - Author: Catherine Cookson
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#72. Our words are there to bless people and bring peace to the world - Author: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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#73. The planetary emergency unfolding around us is, first and foremost ... a crisis of thought, values, perceptions, ideas and judgments. In other words, it is a crisis of mind, which makes it a crisis of those institutions which purport to improve minds. - Author: David W. Orr
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#74. the soul has words as petals - Author: Edmond Jabes
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#75. She had spoken it; but she trembled when it was done, conscious that her words were listened to, and daring not even to try to observe their effect. - Author: Jane Austen
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#76. Take that, you scum-sucking snipes. Eat your words and your cruelty. May you drown in it and die. (Nick) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#77. If have nothing but life, I have everything. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#78. I have never had a problem with people not being able to understand the words and the meanings in Titus. - Author: Julie Taymor
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#79. In other words, I am the Brunette Who Keeps Her Head. - Author: Jane Heller
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#80. I hope to be judged as good a man as my father. Before I hear those words "well done" from my Heavenly Father, I hope to first hear them from my mortal father. - Author: Boyd K. Packer
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#81. It used to be that phrases and lines would come into my head, often many of them in a period of five days or a week, and maybe I didn't know what I was talking about, but the words had a kind of heaviness or deliciousness to them. - Author: Donald Hall
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#82. It's extremely difficult to describe interestingly what happens on the pitch. Thousands of journalists write millions of words every week trying to do it, so your chances of avoiding cliche are very slim. And you're trying to write fiction, not a match report. - Author: Mal Peet
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#83. [...] it seems you don't understand that words are the labels we stick on things, not the things themselves, you'll never know what the things are really like, nor even what their real names are, because the names you gave them are just that, the names you gave them [...] - Author: Jose Saramago
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#84. He had been born into debt, as had his father and his father before him. Indenture and slavery were two words for the same thing. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#85. I've never met all these people you speak of. And neither, I suspect, have you. They only exist in words we hear. It is folly to say you know what is happening to other people. Only they know, if they exist. They have their own Universes of their eyes and ears. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#86. A drop of ink may make a million think. - Author: George Gordon Byron
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#87. The words you say never live up to the words in your head. - Author: Chris Cornell
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#88. This assignment could damn well project all the words across my face and the ink stain my hands a gory mess before I finished it. - Author: Jazz Feylynn
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#89. We are simple-minded enough to think that if we were saying something we would use words. We are rather doing something. The meaning of what we do is determined by each one who sees and hears it. - Author: John Cage
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#90. Leadership responsibility is multidimensional and cannot be described in one or two words. It is personal, interpersonal, environmental and societal. - Author: Linda Fisher Thornton
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#91. I am AFRAID OF TALKING WITH PEOPLE... MAINLY BECAUSE WORDS LOSE WEIGHT... MAINLY BECAUSE PEOPLE DON'T PUT VALUE ON THEM. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#92. We can change the world with every thought we have and every word we speak. - Author: Alberto Villoldo
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#93. What you radiate outward in your thoughts, feelings, mental pictures and words, you attract into your life. - Author: Catherine Ponder
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#94. An old advertising maxim says you've got to spell out the benefit of the benefit. In other words, people don't buy quarter-inch drill bits. They buy quarter-inch holes so they can hang their children's pictures. - Author: Chip Heath
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#95. Say something worth the words. - Author: Tracy Chevalier
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#96. All writing is garbage. People who come out of nowhere to try and put into words any part of what goes on in their minds are pigs. - Author: Antonin Artaud
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#97. You know, I like to think my life is kind of like the books I read, only I'm the author. I can write the story I want. The future can be anything I want it to be." He moved his head side to side, considering my words. "That works, as long as your story has a blond stud that fucks like an animal. - Author: Adriana Locke
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#98. Words are one thing, deeds are quite another. - Author: Ivan Bunin
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#99. Some people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism
which is true, but they miss the point. It was the built-in blind spots of the Objective rules and dogma that allowed Nixon to slither into the White House in the first place. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#100. The blue, mosquitoey night pushes in from the hotel windows. - Author: Jennifer Egan
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