quotes tagged with 'tongue'

Boys flying kites haul in their white-winged birds;
You can call back your kites, but you can’t call back your words.
“Careful with fire” is good advice, we know;
“Careful with words” is ten times doubly so.


Thoughts unexpressed will often fall back dead.


But God Himself can’t kill them, once they are said!
(Will Carleton, The First Settler’s Story).

Author: (Will Carleton, The First Settler’s Story), Source: (Will Carleton, The First Settler’s Story).Saved by dyejo in words tongue poem 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
We should be a people of profound learning pertaining to the things of the world. We should be familiar with the various languages, for we wish to send missionaries to the different nations and to the islands of the sea.
Author: Brigham Young, Source: Discourses of Brigham Young p.254Saved by cboyack in missionary language tongue 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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