Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.
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One must always be careful of books... and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.
When you find a man you wish to marry... remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.
Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.
A word after a word after a word is power.
Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.
For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice.
Don't gobblefunk around with words.
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.
Sweet words are like honey, a little may refresh, but too much gluts the stomach.
Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us?
The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning.
Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced.
words are like nets - we hope they'll cover what we mean, but we know they can't possibly hold that much joy, or grief, or wonder.
Words dazzle and deceive because they are mimed by the face. But black words on a white page are the soul laid bare.
If the word doesn't exist, invent it; but first be sure it doesn't exist.
It is not that the meaning cannot be explained. But there are certain meanings that are lost forever the moment they are explained in words.
I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.
I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.
A word is dead When it is said, Some say. I say it just Begins to live That day.
She was fascinated with words. To her, words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or potion that could be combined with other words to create powerful spells.
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
The next time you try to seduce anyone, don't do it with talk, with words. Women know more about words than men ever will. And they know how little they can ever possibly mean.
When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness-I am nothing.