quotes tagged with 'words'

Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends

Author: Alphonse de Lamartine, Source: unknownSaved by l1nds4y in words heart guidance music 3 weeks ago[save this] [permalink]

Sometimes words are not enough

Author: Lemony Snicket, Source: HorseradishSaved by l1nds4y in words lemonysnicket notenough 3 months ago[save this] [permalink]

Tears are words the heart can’t express

Author: unknown, Source: http://www.braintrainingtools.org/skills/category/quotes/emoti...Saved by prabatuty in words heart tears express sad 2 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Source: Towne vs. Eisner, 245 U.S. 418, 425 (7 January 1918)Saved by bluesfreak in words 4 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A writer lives in awe of words for they can be cruel or kind, and they can change their meanings right in front of you.  They pick up flavors and odors like butter in a refrigerator.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in words writing writer anonymous 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes.

Author: Theodore Dreiser, Source: 1900Saved by ImaWriterIII in words theodoredreiser 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
"You can share your testimony in many ways, by the words you speak, by the example you set, by the manner in which you live your life."
Author: President Thomas S. Monson, Source: Ensign, May 2005, 115Saved by dyejo in life words example testimony share monson 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Where words fail, music speaks.

Author: Unknown, Source: UnknownSaved by dyejo in words fail music 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

My daughter is just eighteen months, so I can't tell her this now, but when she's old enough, I want Chloe to know something a female colleague once told me, which is good advice for young ladies everywhere. In fact, pound for pound, it's the best advice I've ever heard.


My colleague told me: "It took a long time, but I've finally figured it out. When it comes to men who are romantically interested in you, it's really simple. Just ignore everything they say and only pay attention to what they do."


That's it. So, here it is, for Chloe.

Author: Randy Pausch, Source: The Last Lecture - p.145-146Saved by mlsscaress in words behavior men advice simple romance actions 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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