Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Winged Words

Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.  ~ Aldous Huxley

For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change.  ~ Ingrid Bengis

Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on the unthinking.
  ~ John Maynard Keynes

Deeds, not words shall speak me.
  ~ John Fletcher

If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
  ~ Robert Southey

Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.  ~ Sir Winston Churchill

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
  ~ Confucius

By words the mind is winged.
  ~ Aristophanes

Do not be wise in words - be wise in deeds.  ~ Jewish Proverb

Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts.   ~ Robert Fulghum 

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