A knife wound heals; a wound
caused by words does not.
Words of love, are works of love.
?William R. Alger
If your strength is small, don't carry heavy burdens.
If your words are worthless, don't give advice.
Gentle words, quiet words, are after
all the most powerful words.
They are more convincing, more
compelling, more prevailing.
We call them dumb animals, and so
they are, for they cannot tell us
how they feel, but they do not suffer
less because they have no words.
Truthful words are not beautiful;
beautiful words are not truthful.
Good words are not persuasive;
persuasive words are not good.
Provoking, isn't it? that when one is most in
need of sensible words, one finds them not.
?Charlotte Forten Grimke
What you keep by you, you may
change and mend but words, once
spoken, can never be recalled.
?Earl of Roscommon
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for
words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
?Harriet Beecher Stowe
How often misused words generate
Grammar is the logic of speech, even
as logic is the grammar of reason.
?Richard C. Trench
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires
fall, but wise words endure.
One of the hardest things in life is having
words in your heart that you can't utter.
?James Earl Jones
The right word may be effective, but no word
was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . .
to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy.
If a word in the dictionary were misspelled,
how would we know?