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Such as thy words are, such will thine affections be esteemed; and such as thine affections, will be thy deeds; and such as thy deeds will be thy life

Such little, puny things are words in rhyme: poor feeble loops and strokes as frail as hairs.

The finest words in the world are only vain sounds, if you cannot comprehend them.

The knowledge of words is the gate of scholarship.

There are words which sever hearts more than sharp swords; there are words the point of which sting the heart through the course of a whole life.

Volatility of words is carelessness in actions; words are the wings of actions.

What you keep by you, you may change and mend; but words, once spoken, can never be recalled.

When words are scarce they're seldom spent in vain.

Words are both better and worse than thoughts; they express them, and add to them; they give them power for good or evil; they start them on an endless flight, for instruction and comfort and blessing, or for injury and sorrow and ruin.

Words are but the signs and counters of knowledge, and their currency should be strictly regulated by the capital which they represent.

Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.

Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools.

Words should be employed as the means, not as the end; language is the instrument, conviction is the work.

You may tame the wild beast; the conflagration of the forest will cease when all the timber and the dry wood are consumed; but jrou cannot arrest the progress of that cruel word which you uttered carelessly yesterday or this morning.


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