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The words of tongue should have three gate keepers.
Speakers and Speaking
Arabian Proverb

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In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.
Slander
George Bancroft

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The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Self-control
Josh Billings

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No ear can hear nor tongue can tell the tortures of the inward hell!
Conscience
Lord Byron

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Be slow of tongue and quick of eye.
Caution
Miguel De Cervantes

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The eyes those silent tongues of love.
Faces
Miguel De Cervantes

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The tongue can paint what the eye can't see.
Persuasion
Chinese Proverb

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I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
Talkativeness
Marcus T. Cicero

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Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Gossip
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.
Listening
Epictetus

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'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
Swearing
Euripides

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You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.
Speakers and Speaking
John Ford

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Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak.
Manners
Benjamin Franklin

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When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart's the last part moves, her last, the tongue.
Men and Women
Benjamin Franklin

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Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
Action
Giuseppe Garibaldi

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The wise person has long ears and a short tongue.
Wisdom
German Proverb

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I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say.
Words
Ellen Glasgow

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The tongue is the only instrument that gets sharper with use.
Communication
Washington Irving

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He who knows little knows enough if he knows how to hold is tongue.
Speakers and Speaking
Italian Proverb

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Where gold speaks every tongue is silent.
Money
Italian Proverb

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Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.
Gossip
Jewish Proverb

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Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress.
Confession
Maimonides

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There is danger when a man throws his tongue into high gear before he gets his brain a-going.
Speakers and Speaking
C. C. Phelps

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Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound.
Speakers and Speaking
Peace Pilgrim

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Also the two-edged tongue of mighty Zeno, who, Say what one would, could argue it untrue.
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Plutarch

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