The Spoken Word Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 The Spoken Word Quotes

#1. Where the storyteller is loyal, eternally and unswervingly loyal to the story, there, in the end, silence will speak. Where the story has been betrayed, silence is but emptiness. But we, the faithful, when we have spoken our last word, will hear the voice of silence. - Author: Isak Dinesen
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#2. I have the gift of neither the spoken nor the written word, especially if I have to say something about myself or my work. Whoever wants to know something about me -as an artist, the only notable thing- ought to look carefully at my pictures and try and see in them what I am and what I want to do. - Author: Gustav Klimt
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#3. The word "open" and the expression "opening her legs" were, on her lover's lips, charged with such uneasiness and power that she could never hear them without experiencing a kind of internal prostration, a sacred submission, as though a god, and not he, had spoken to her. - Author: Pauline Reage
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#4. The first spoken word poem I ever wrote was when I was 14 and I wrote it because I was accidentally signed up for a teen poetry slam. Because I loved poetry I said that I'd try it out. - Author: Sarah Kay
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#5. As a flower that is lovely and beautiful, but is scentless, even so fruitless is the well-spoken word of one who practices it not. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#6. Every word that is spoken and sung here (the Cabaret Voltaire) represents at least this one thing: that this humiliating age has not succeeded in winning our respect. - Author: Hugo Ball
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#7. No truer word, save God's, was ever spoken,
Than that the largest heart is soonest broken. - Author: Walter Savage Landor
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#8. Richard Burton had a tremendous passion for the English language, especially the spoken and written word - Author: Frank Bough
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#9. Spoken language's elaborate rhythms and inflections convey more meaning per word than the printed word. - Author: Timothy Noah
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#10. Return ye children of men was the word spoken at the Fall by which God decreed the death of every man, and no added word has He needed to speak. The sad procession of mankind across the face of the earth from birth to the grave is proof that His original Word was enough. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#11. The Incarnate Word has been spoken. It calls the soul back to its place of peace that cannot be disturbed and love that will never be disappointed. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#12. The foremost watchman on the peak announces his news. It is the truest word ever spoken, and the phrase will be th fittest, most musical, and the unerring voice of the world for that time. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#13. God's Word tells us that God has spoken of old in many portions and in many ways through His servants concerning His heart's desire and that He loves us. But man did not understand. Therefore, God had to personally come to this world and become a man. This man is Jesus, the Christ, whom we know. - Author: Watchman Nee
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#14. Nothing is more unaccountable than the spell that often lurks in a spoken word. A thought may be present to the mind, and two minds conscious of the same thought, but as long as it remains unspoken their familiar talk flows quietly over the hidden idea. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#15. I became part of his ocean, an ocean of poetry that swayed and moved anybody near, that plunged up against every chair and table and tugged and tried our souls. His poem left me dry-mouthed and hungry, diminished only slightly from the bitterness of the beer I continually forgot was in my hand. - Author: Annie Fisher
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#16. For the rest of his life, Oliver Twist remembers a single word of blessing spoken to him by another child because this word stood out so strikingly from the consistent discouragement around him. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#17. In some instances, music is actually better than the spoken word, because it doesn't need to be understood. - Author: Victor Wooten
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#18. Of all the great forces which have formed the past, none has disappeared more effectively, or when recalled retains less of its once compelling force, than the power of the spoken word. - Author: R.W. Southern
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#19. All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#20. The ability to make somebody feel something: that's art. However you look at it, whether you're an author, a painter, a singer, a rapper, a spoken-word artist - art. - Author: Wale
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#21. A word spoken in season, at the right moment; is the mother of ages. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#22. God's tried and tested people will find their power in the sign spoken of in Exodus 31:12-18. They are to take their stand on the living word: "It is written." This is the only foundation upon which they can stand securely.53 - Author: Ellen G. White
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#23. All epoch-making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written, but by the spoken word. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#24. What silence? I hear every word you write, every word you speak with your incredible face as if you'd spoken the words out a loud. You were meant to be with me, Scotlyn. Not him. - Author: Tess Oliver
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#25. The real meaning of the spoken word has to be demonstrated by practical deeds - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#26. God is life...Life is all and, too, we see it as simply a word. Yet words born of love, written, spoken or sung, illuminate and redeem the human soul. They become the rays of sunshine that transform an ordinary day. - Author: Dana Rondel
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#27. That was desire messing with physics: putting its finger on the record and then slowing it down, making sure you heard every word spoken, and memorized it. - Author: Heather O'Neill
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#28. To her, writing is making stock and reading is sipping broth, but only the spoken word is the full roasted chicken. - Author: Yann Martel
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#29. The unspoken word is capital. We can invest it or we can squander it. - Author: Mark Twain
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#30. Insight into character comes from listening intently to the spoken word. The physical person, their charisma, charm and dramatic flair is more often used to persuade audiences, as they use these stealth tools of disguise and deception. - Author: Maximillian Degenerez
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#31. Be mindful that the world that you want to live in and that you need to live in needs you to create it; it needs your input. The world needs to hear what you have to say. The last word has not been spoken. - Author: Beah Richards
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#32. So a voice in the mountain is enough to let loose an avalanche. A word too much may be followed by a caving in. If the word had not been spoken, it would not have happened. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#33. . . . and he had never yet, by so much as a single spoken word, disclosed to her the state of his heart. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#34. The flesh would fain be indulged upon the account of grace: and every word that is spoken of mercy, it stands ready to catch at, and to pervert to its own corrupt aims and purposes. To apply mercy, then, to a sin not vigorously mortified, is to fulfil the end of the flesh pon the gospel. - Author: John Owen
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#35. You are capable of doing everything you are afraid of doing, If only you would energize and motivate the Magical thing would absolutely happen to you! - Author: Sereda Aleta Dailey
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#36. There comes a time when you're so in tune with God that your spoken word becomes God's Word, and it has the necessary potency to back it up. #Elijah - Author: Ufuoma Apoki
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#37. I will speak that I may find relief"; for there is a redemptive quality for an agitated mind in the spoken word, and a tormented soul finds peace in confessing. - Author: Joseph B. Soloveitchik
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#38. No one says a word that has not been spoken a thousand times before, a thousand thousand times, and even the first of those was a repetition of words that came before. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#39. Never refuse any who ask you for help; if your pockets are empty, give them hope. Your every action must be born of kindness, your every word spoken with love. Live as God would have you live, and others will be inspired to do the same. - Author: Immaculee Ilibagiza
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#40. LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites. - Author: Henry Fielding
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#41. It is time to put down the pen; time to clear the throat. Speaking is a different thing altogether from writing. The spoken word has different properties, and different powers. If I have learned anything from writing down my own tale, it is this. - Author: Dexter Palmer
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#42. God, He didn't write the scripts for the puny little players down
We wrote them ourselves-with each day we lived, each word we spoke,
each thought we etched on our brains. And Momma had written her
script, too.
And a sorry one it was. - Author: V.C. Andrews
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#43. A true Dominant also knows the value of the spoken word. His words are chosen carefully with full awareness of their consequences, and he respects their power. And your words, Mr. Morrison, hold great power. - Author: Ella Dominguez
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#44. The way we tell our stories on stage is that we use spoken word to convey action, and in movies, we use visual images to convey action. - Author: Tracy Letts
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#45. A day! It has risen upon us from the great deep of eternity, girt round with wonder; emerging from the womb of darkness; a new creation of life and light spoken into being by the word of God. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#46. I've never really considered doing stand up, but I have done readings/spoken word things fairly often in which I'll just tell a bunch of stories and run off at the mouth. I'm a big tangent person. - Author: Laurie Notaro
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#47. The word NO, carries a lot more meaning when spoken by a parent who also knows how to say yes. - Author: Joyce Maynard
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#48. The question is simply,'Who is your master?'Once that's settled, you ask whether any word have been spoken. If it has, you have your orders. - Author: Elisabeth Elliot
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#49. I know that one is able to win people far more by the spoken that by the written word, and that every great movement on this globe owes its rise to the great speakers and not to the great writers. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#50. Any moral philosophy is exceedingly rare. This of Menu addresses our privacy more than most. It is a more private and familiar, and at the same time, a more public and universal word, than is spoken in parlor or pulpit nowadays. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#51. It will be practicable to blot written words which you do not publish; but the spoken word it is not possible to recall.
[Lat., Delere licebit
Quod non edideris; nescit vox missa reverti.] - Author: Horace
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#52. We somehow must become what we are not, sacrificing what we are, to inherit the masquerade of what we will be. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#53. The first time I saw her,
Everything in my head went quiet. - Author: Neil Hilborn
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#54. The collapse in evangelical doctrinal consensus is intimately related to the collapse in the understanding of, and role assigned to, Scripture as God's Word spoken within the church. p. 98 - Author: Carl R. Trueman
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#55. I have no interest in the printed word. I would continue to write if there were no writing and no print. I put my words down for a matter of memory. They are more made to be spoken than to be read. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#56. I like spoken-word as much as the singing word. - Author: Loren Mazzacane Connors
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#57. What is really yours? The blessings you bring to yourself, through your spoken or silent word, the things you see with your inner eye. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#58. Those who overcome satan will be required to use the power of the spoken Word. - Author: T. B. Joshua
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#59. She's dead, said the doctor's wife, and her voice was expressionless, if it were possible for such a voice, as dead as the word it had spoken, to have come from a living mouth. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#60. There are chance meetings with strangers that interest us from the first moment, before a word is spoken. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#61. The gospel is good news - a message to be proclaimed, a truth to be taught, a word to be spoken, and a story to be told. - Author: Tim Chester
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#62. There I am, chain-smoking and watching YouTube videos in my bedroom at 6 A.M. when a spoken-word video comes on the screen. I knew I had to do it: that it was another part of me that needed to be explored. - Author: Mary Lambert
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#63. Welcome to His poem. His play. His novel. Skip the bowls of fruit and statues. Let the page flick your thumbs. This is His spoken word. - Author: N.D. Wilson
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#64. The first sight I beheld when I first awakened was a pair of eyes filled with pure adoration and a joyful grin that shone more brightly than the afternoon sun. Though he hadn't spoken a single word, I knew exactly who he was. He was my creator ... my Lord ... my God. - Author: Kristen Reed
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#65. Poets are Prisoners
Poets are prisoners
Practitioners, commissioners &
conditioners of the spoken word
Caged by their own minds
Words are shackles - Author: Debbie Tosun Kilday
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#66. Like us, animals feel love, joy, fear and pain, but they cannot grasp the spoken word. It is our obligation to speak on their behalf ensuring their well-being and lives are respected and protected. - Author: Sylvia Dolson
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#67. Overall I think the show went well, kudos to Miss Jeanie It was well rounded. From artwork to singing, to spoken word to short films, I think it definitely stimulated the audience's senses. - Author: Angie Brown
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#68. I know that fewer people are won over by the written word than by the spoken word and that every great movement on this earth owes its growth to great speakers and not to great writers. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#69. I have not yet spoken my last word about women. I believe that if a woman succeeds in withdrawing from the mass, or rather raising herself from above the mass, she grows ceaselessly and more than a man. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#70. Even the pool of ink could be dried out and writing papers could be burnt to ashes forever but the spoken word will never die so as the editor. - Author: Euginia Herlihy
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#71. I've been here before, dreaming myself
backwards, among grappling hooks of light.
True to the seasons, I've lived every word
spoken. Did I walk into someone's nightmare? - Author: Yusef Komunyakaa
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#72. Fame has no necessary conjunction with praise; it may exist without the breath of a word: it is a recognition of excellence which must be felt, but need not be spoken. Even the envious must feel it,
feel it, and hate in silence. - Author: Washington Allston
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#73. I hate that word, CAN'T. I wish it had never been dreamed
up, spoken, or defined. I wish the concept of CAN'T could be
eradicated not only from language, but more importantly from
the psyche of a girl who I know is filled with so much CAN it seeps out of her pores and scents the air. - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#74. Speech recognition is utterly crap for writing fiction. If you try reading a novel aloud you'll soon figure out why - written prose style is utterly unlike the spoken word. - Author: Charles Stross
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#75. The English people, a lot of them, would not be able to understand a word of spoken Shakespeare. There are people who do and I'm not denying they exist. But it's a far more philistine country than people think. - Author: Colin Firth
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#76. The intellectually-inclined biographers stray from the point that the message is directed through the spoken word at the broad masses and not writing to an inbred, self-adoring intellectual elite."
--Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny, pp. 30-31 - Author: Russel H.S. Stolfi
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#77. Rap and spoken word have reawakened the country to poetry in itself. Texting and Twitter encourage creative uses of casual language, in ways I have celebrated widely. But we've fallen behind on savoring the formal layer of our language. - Author: John McWhorter
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#78. Vietnam helped me to look at the horror and terror in the hearts of people and realize how we can't aim guns and set booby traps for people we have never spoken a word to. That kind of impersonal violence mystifies me. - Author: Yusef Komunyakaa
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#79. My mum is Brazilian and very proud. I'd love to do a Brazilian film. I've been brought up in the Brazilian culture. My mum brought me up on my own, I cook Brazilian food, I've never spoken a word of English to my mother. - Author: Kaya Scodelario
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#80. Man's word is his wand filled with magic and power! Man comes into the world financed by God, with all that he desires or requires already on his pathway. This supply is released through faith and the Spoken Word. If thou canst believe, all things are possible. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#81. Mystics throughout the world have spoken of the inner experience of unity with the Self, a reality defined in our language by the Sanskrit term yoga, meaning union, and the word "religion", which comes from the Latin religare, meaning to bind or link. - Author: Gwenael Verez
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#82. Just remember, the language of gesture is more effective than the spoken word. Body language is very powerful. Bring the balance within you and project that balance. - Author: Harbhajan Singh Yogi
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#83. The basic word I-Thou can be spoken only with one's whole being. The concentration and fusion into a whole being can never be accomplished by me, can never be accomplished without me. I require a Thou to become; becoming I, I say Thou. - Author: Martin Buber
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#84. Beware that the one who reads is the same as the book, the same as what is read, the same as the speaker and the same as what is spoken without being the word. - Author: Mohammed Dib
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#85. That was it. That was all of it. A grace so ordinary there was no reason at all to remember it. Yet I have never across the forty years since it was spoken forgotten a single word. - Author: William Kent Krueger
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#86. Acting for me was the gospel, the love of the spoken word. - Author: Jeanne Moreau
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#87. You know, I'm a fan of Laurie Anderson. One of my favorite records is 'The Ugly One With the Jewels,' a spoken-word record. It's an extraordinary album. - Author: Emmylou Harris
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#88. Written words differ from spoken words in being material structures. A spoken word is a process in the physical world, having an essential time-order; a written word is a series of pieces of matter, having an essential space-order. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#89. It is as easy to draw back a stone, thrown with force from the hand, as to recall a word once spoken. - Author: Menander
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#90. I'm a first-time father, and it was amazing to me to learn that my son could actually use sign language before the spoken word. I could see this intelligence in his eyes before he could speak: how he could understand what was going on around him and was frustrated by that. - Author: Matt Reeves
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#91. In that moment Ged understood the singing of the bird, and the language of the water falling in the basin of the fountain, and the shape of the clouds, and the beginning and end of the wind that stirred the leaves; it seemed to him that he himself was a word spoken by the sunlight. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#92. On loof, literally 'on rudder', was a Dutch phrase spoken by the captain of a vessel when he wanted to steer a course away from a hazard such as a reef. It became aloof, a word that extended this idea of avoidance and evasion. - Author: Henry Hitchings
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#93. The spoken word is never really effective unless it is backed up by a life, but it is also true that the living deed is never adequate without the support the spoken word can provide. - Author: D. Elton Trueblood
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#94. Saint Francis of Assisi understood the power of faith put into action to change the human heart, for it was he who said, "Preach the gospel always; when necessary use words." We had not yet spoken a word in their language, but the village elders had already "heard" the gospel. - Author: Richard Stearns
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#95. I'm now requesting you refrain from calling me this early in the morning, before I've had a chance to steel my defenses against hearing you utter the word 'lizard.'"

-- spoken by Dr. Jeri Asheer... to Chris Dixon. - Author: Richard Finney
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#96. Let a thing here be noted, that the prophet of God sometimes may teach treason against kings, and yet neither he nor such as obey the word, spoken in the Lord's name by him, offend God. - Author: John Knox
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#97. Four things do not come back: the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity. - Author: Ted Chiang
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#98. The Buddhas speak the wondrous sound throughout the world; the Teachings spoken over countless ages can all be expounded in a single word. - Author: Thomas Cleary
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#99. Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character. - Author: Hosea Ballou
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#100. Of the tens of thousands of words spoken during the Nuremberg Nazi trial, the word "eugenics" was said only once. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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