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A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
~ Robert Burton | (English scholar. ) | 1577-1640 | Words
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A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Words
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A new word is like a fresh seed sewn on the ground of the discussion.
~ Ludwig Wittgenstein | ( Austrian-British philosopher. ) | 1889-1951 | Words
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words... the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Words
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A trap is for fish: when you've got the fish, you can forget the trap. A snare is for rabbits: when you've got the rabbit, you can forget the snare. Words are for meaning: when you've got the meaning, you can forget the words.
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~ Master Zhuang | (Chinese philosopher ) | 369 BC - 286 BC | Words
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
A word carries far -- very far -- deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Words
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A word is dead when it is said. Some say. I say it just, begins to live that day.
~ Emily Dickinson | (American poet. ) | 1830-1886 | Words
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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.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Words
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A word once uttered can never be recalled.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Words
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A word too much always defeats its purpose.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer | ( German philosopher. ) | 1788-1860 | Words
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Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
~ John Adams | (Second President of the USA ) | 1735-1826 | Words
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All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
~ Ernest Hemingway | ( American Writer. ) | 1898-1961 | Words
quotes Division : American writers   
     
All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
~ Ernest Hemingway | ( American Writer. ) | 1898-1961 | Words
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All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Words
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Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Words
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it.
~ James Russell Lowell | (American poet, critic and editor. ) | 1819-1891 | Words
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Bu' is a word that cools many a warm impulse, stifles many a kindly thought, puts a dead stop to many a brotherly deed. No one would ever love his neighbor as himself if he listened to all the 'Buts' that could be said.
~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton | ( British politician, poet and critic. ) | 1803-1873 | Words
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But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew, upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Words
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Eating words has never given me indigestion.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Words
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Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Words
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For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice.
~ T. S. Eliot | ( American-English poet and playwright. ) | 1888-1965 | Words
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