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Tongues Quotes

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Not chance of birth or place has made us friends,
Being oftentimes of different tongues and nations,
But the endeavor for the selfsame ends,
With the same hopes, and fears, and aspirations.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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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

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady;
in English a deadly poison.
A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
- Ambrose Bierce

 

Back through the ages of barbarism and civilization,
in all tongues, we find this instinctive pleasure in
the imitative action that is the very essence of all drama.
- George P. Baker

As for the extraordinary operations of the Holy Ghost,
such as working of miracles, or speaking with divers kinds of tongues,
they are long since ceased.
- George Whitefield

The eyes those silent tongues of love.
- Miguel de Cervantes

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You come before me this morning with clean hands and clean collars.
I want you to have clean tongues, clean manners,
clean morals and clean characters.
- John Burns

At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune,
I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the
indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
- Gabriela Mistral

Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children,
pure on their tongues, and free.
- Anna Akhmatova

It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to
speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues.
- Jean de la Bruyere

You must learn to talk clearly.
The jargon of scientific terminology which rolls off
your tongues is mental garbage.
- Martin H. Fischer

Alas!
they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

In Hollywood today, it's cool for guys to wear nail
polish and earrings in their lips and tongues.
I don't get it.
- Scott Caan

When I need a word and do not find it in French,
I select it from other tongues, and the reader has
either to understand or translate me.
Such is my fate.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

True hearts have eyes and ears, no tongues to speak;
they hear and see,
and sigh, and then they break.
- Edward Dyer

The contribution of Islam to history and modern civilization
is the product of the efforts of peoples of many races
and tongues which came to accept its way of life.
- Aly Khan

I have healed the sick by the power of the God.
I have spoken with the gift of tongues.
- Clayton Christensen

We might knit that knot with our tongues that we shall
never undo with our teeth.
- John Lyly

Hearts that are delicate and kind and tongues that are neither -
these make the finest company in the world.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues,
and can moderate their desires more than their words.
- Baruch Spinoza

When we were making Speaking in Tongues and Remain in Light,
we were jamming.
From that we were taking the best bits and then recording
and improvising on top of those.
- Tina Weymouth

There are many men whose tongues might govern multitudes
if they could govern their tongues.
- George Dennison Prentice

There is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us,
and not we, them; we may make them take the mould of arm or breast,
but they mould our hearts, our brains,
our tongues to their liking.
- Virginia Woolf

There are the further difficulties of building a population
out of a diversity of races,
each at a different stage of cultural evolution,
some in need of restraint, many in need of protection;
everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues.
- Arthur Keith

The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues.
The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it,
with what they have, where they are.
- Robert Fulghum

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

If the tongue had not been framed for articulation,
man would still be a beast in the forest.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The tongue like a sharp knife...
Kills without drawing blood.
- The Buddha

The function of muscle is to pull and not to push,
except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire,
in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a
dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
- Hal Borland

If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends -
you're safe in doing it.
But if you take the slightest pleasure in it,
that's the time to hold your tongue.
- Alice Duer Miller

There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue
as when it finds an angry heart.
- Thomas Fuller

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

The martyr cannot be dishonored.
Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame;
every prison a more illustrious abode.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have often repented speaking, but never of holding my tongue.
- Xenocrates

Good copy can't be written with tongue in cheek,
written just for a living.
You've got to believe in the product.
- David Ogilvy

Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
- Adam Clarke

I will speak with a straight tongue.
- Chief Joseph

Love's tongue is in his eyes.
- John Fletcher

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but
she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
- Irvin S. Cobb

In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs
to a disappointed person.
- George Bancroft

I want to make wines that harmonize with food -
wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness.
- Robert Mondavi

Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.
- Davy Crockett

Age makes all things greater after their death;
a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave.
- Sextus Propertius

Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is
the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
- Washington Irving

The sweetest noise on earth, a woman's tongue;
A string which hath no discord.
- Barry Cornwall

A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.
- Washington Irving

Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.
- Francis Quarles

The pen is the tongue of the mind.
- Horace

This is courtship all the world over -
the man all tongue; the woman all ears.
- Emily Murphy

I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language,
but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor.
- Max von Sydow

What would it profit thee to be the first Of echoes,
tho thy tongue should live forever, A thing that answers,
but hath not a thought As lasting but as senseless as a stone.
- Frederick Tennyson

I am convinced that the best service a retired general
can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his
suit and to mothball his opinions.
- Omar N. Bradley

We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,
at our peril, risk and hazard.
- Voltaire

A tart temper never mellows with age,
and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows
keener with constant use.
- Washington Irving

Fighting is essentially a masculine idea;
a woman's weapon is her tongue.
- Hermione Gingold

I drink for the effect, because it loosens up the tongue a little bit.
- Peter Steele

AUM, the most primordial human sound -
and the sound most connected to Spirit,
is pronounced in these three parts:
A (as in mama) - a throat sound
that vibrates in the abdomen - signifies waking.
U (as in who) - a tongue sound
that vibrates in the chest - signifies dreaming.
M (as in mama) - a lip sound
that vibrates in the head - signifies sleeping.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Now they're getting so politically correct you can't
even stick your tongue out at somebody.
- Richard Petty

The natural habitat of the tongue is the left cheek.
- Red Smith

The new Germany has the unquestionable right to hold
its tongue between its teeth.
- Karl Liebknecht

Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
- Cesare Pavese

Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction,
compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
- Richard Steele

I'd managed to bite a very large hole in the side of
my tongue before they could pry my teeth apart.
By all evidence, and there's no denying it,
that thing I had on the set was a fit.
- Dick York

I prefer a kiss that is so much more than just a tongue in your mouth.
- Katherine Heigl

Ambition drove many men to become false;
to have one thought locked in the breast,
another ready on the tongue.
- Sallust

Now I see that going out into the testing ground of
men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
- Sophocles

For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love.
- John Donne

Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips,
lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace...
on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.
- William Drummond


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