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We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Words
Abigail Adams

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There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
Kindness
Aeschylus

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When deeds speak, words are nothing.
Action
African Proverb

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Words of love, are works of love.
Words
William R. Alger

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

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By words the mind is winged.
Words
Aristophanes

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The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.
Death and Dying
W. H. Auden

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The words of the world want to make sentences.
Words
Gaston Bachelard

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Words are all we have.
Words
Samuel Beckett

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All words are pegs to hang ideas on.
Words
Henry Ward Beecher

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A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Kisses and Kissing
Ingrid Bergman

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Technique is communication: the two words are synonymous in conductors.
Techniques
Leonard Bernstein

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A gift blinds the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
Gifts
Bible

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A soft answer truth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. [Proverbs 15:1]
Anger
Bible

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Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
Compliments
Bible

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The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
Quotations
Ambrose Bierce

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I don't care how much a person talks, if they only say it in a few words.
Speakers and Speaking
Josh Billings

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There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
Brevity
Josh Billings

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These repetitive words and phrases are merely methods of convincing the subconscious mind.
Affirmation
Claude M. Bristol

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A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
Example
Phillips Brooks

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In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Prayer
John Bunyan

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Keep thy smooth words and juggling homilies for those who know thee not.
Hypocrisy
Lord Byron

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Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
Words
Orson Scott Card

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Silence is more eloquent than words.
Silence
Thomas Carlyle

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Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Speakers and Speaking
Cato The Elder

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun