Favorite Quotations ~  Words, 2 Bringing Words to Life

"I am a man of my word." ~ Augustus Caesar

Asheville sunrise, 8/29/15

A single word even may be a spark of inextinguishable thought. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

A word to the wise is not sufficient if it doesn't make sense. ~ James Thurber

Words are the physicians of a mind diseased. ~ Prometheus

When ideas fail, words come in very handy. ~ Johann von Goethe

If you believe in the power of words, you can bring about physical changes in the universe. ~ N. Scott Momaday

In the beginning was the word and the word was with God and the word was God. ~ Bible, John 1:1

We can speak without voice to the trees and the clouds and the waves of the sea. Without words they respond through the rustling of leaves and the moving of clouds and the murmuring of the sea. ~ Paul Tillich

Words are like weapons; they wound sometimes. ~ Cher

Words and feathers are tossed by the wind. ~ English Proverb

Sometimes nothing speaks louder than a silent word written on a piece of paper. ~ David Lowenherz

Words are vehicles that can transport us from the drab sands to the dazzling stars. ~ M. Robert Syme

True words seem paradoxical. ~ Lao Tzu

Words are not pebbles in alien juxtaposition. ~ Learned Hand

Words are as beautiful as wild horses, and sometimes as difficult to corral. ~ Ted Berkman

A gunshot wound may be cured, but the wound made by the tongue never heals. ~ Persian Wisdom

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of. ~ Burt Bacharach

A word and a stone let go cannot be called back. ~ Thomas Fuller