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Hafiz Quotes and Sayings

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What we speak becomes the house we live in.
- Hafiz

Related topics: Wisdom Intention

Your life within God's arms,
Your dance within God's arms,
Is already Perfect!
- Hafiz

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys) PHOTO

Trees are the earth's endless effort
to speak to the listening heaven.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

 

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

Every thought you think
and every word you speak
is affirming something.
- Louise L. Hay

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Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter PHOTO

It is the province of knowledge to speak,
and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

Actions speak louder than words.
- Proverb

He who knows, does not speak.
He who speaks, does not know.
- Lao Tzu

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

One can never speak enough of the virtues,
the dangers, the power of shared laughter.
- Francoise Sagan

I confess that there is nothing to teach:
no religion, no science, no writings
which will lead your mind back to Spirit.
Today I speak this way, tomorrow that,
but always the Path is beyond words and beyond mind.
- Lao Tzu
(paraphrase)

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Ask why this task is on your to-do list.
Consider discarding those items to which
you are not truly committed.
For the tasks which do speak
to the longings of your own heart,
begin now, today, this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Always speak the truth,
think before you speak,
and write it down afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll

Christian voters should start looking
at global warming and extreme poverty
as religious issues that speak to the culture of life.
- Al Franken

Do not save your loving speeches
For your friends till they are dead;
Do not write them on their tombstones,
Speak them rather now instead.
- Anna Cummins

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

As I have discovered by examining my past,
I started out as a child.
Coincidentally, so did my brother.
My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket,
so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell,
who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."
- Bill Cosby

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak;
courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill

When deeds speak, words are nothing.
- Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.
- Daniel Barenboim

If the laws could speak for themselves,
they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
- Lord Halifax

The human brain starts working the moment you are born
and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
- George Jessel

My buildings don't speak in words but by means of their own spaciousness.
- Thom Mayne

If you can speak what you will never hear,
if you can write what you will never read,
you have done rare things.
- Henry David Thoreau

I know many writers who first dictate passages,
then polish what they have dictated.
I speak, then I polish - occasionally I do windows.
- Edward Koch

The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English,
because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine
dollars for the right to speak it.
- Scott McNealy

There is a sacredness in tears.
They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.
They are messengers of overwhelming grief ...
and unspeakable love.
- Washington Irving

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak and remove all doubt.
- sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, or Samuel Johnson

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person
walks in the woods and listens carefully,
he can learn more than what is in books,
for they speak with the voice of God.
- George Washington Carver

Architecture should speak of its time and place,
but yearn for timelessness.
- Frank Gehry

Do not speak to me of rules.
This is war! This is not a game of cricket!
- from the movie The Bridge On The River Kwai

Keep silence for the most part,
and speak only when you must,
and then briefly.
- Epictetus

Oh, if only God would give me some sign.
If He would just speak to me once. Anything.
One sentence. Two words. If He would just cough.
- the movie Love and Death

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes two to speak the truth:
one to speak, and another to hear.
- Henry David Thoreau

Character is always known.
Thefts never enrich;
alms never impoverish;
murder will speak out of stone walls.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
- Julia Morgan

The 1st Amendment protects the right to speak,
not the right to spend.
- Byron White

Treat a work of art like a prince.
Let it speak to you first.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak
or write very often about his job.
It releases tension needed for his work.
- Henry Moore

My buildings will be my legacy...
they will speak for me long after I'm gone.
- Julia Morgan

The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things -
of numerous communications networks that all speak
the same digital language.
- Jim Clark

Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet,
give themselves the benefit of the doubt,
and remain silent.
- Napoleon Hill

It is only the young and callow and ignorant that admire rashness.
Think before you speak.
Know your subject.
- Cass Gilbert

I know some people who never have any difficulties to speak of.
The moment I understood your premisses,
I felt sure you had a real foundation to hold on.
- Asa Gray

Think twice before you speak, because your words and
influence will plant the seed of either success or
failure in the mind of another.
- Napoleon Hill

Speak to Him often of your business,
your plans,
your troubles, your fears - of everything that concerns you.
- Alphonsus Liguori

Nearly all Italian officers speak French.
- Hugh Dalton

I speak my mind.
If it offends some people, well, there's not much I can do about that.
But I'm going to be honest.
I'm going to continue to speak my mind,
and that's who I am.
- Jesse Ventura

I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday.
Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium
and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days.
- Otis Blackwell

If anyone at my funeral has a long face,
I'll never speak to him again.
- Stan Laurel

Most speakers speak ten minutes too long.
- James Humes

I think the world is filled with so much hype and PR bull.
Frankly, it all comes out in the end.
Good or bad, I'd rather just let our accomplishments
really speak for themselves.
- Bill Ford

People who speak in metaphors should shampoo my crotch.
- Jack Nicholson

Dreams do come true, even for someone who couldn't
speak English and never had a music lesson or much of an education.
- Lawrence Welk

I will only speak off the record about Debra Winger.
- Karel Reisz

There are some who speak well and write badly.
For the place and the audience warm them,
and draw from their minds more than they think of without that warmth.
- Blaise Pascal

To resort to power one need not be violent,
and to speak to conscience one need not be meek.
The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
- Barbara Deming

He who has religion will speak poetry.
But philosophy is the tool with which to seek and discover religion.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

It wasn't so long ago that it was not popular to speak
Gaelic in Ireland because the areas that Gaelic is
spoken in were much poorer areas.
- Enya

There are certain realities we must speak of with our
children that were not present when I was a child.
- Gloria Estefan

It's true that I have spoken about doing a book before,
but then everyone you speak to is planning to write a book.
- Dylan Moran

While I admire the insights of many of the people in the world of computing,
I get this cold feeling that I speak a different language.
- Clifford Stoll


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