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Words Quotations

Words: we use them everyday yet sometimes we can't find the right ones at the right time. They can be thoughtful, hurtful, emotional, and powerful. They are intelligent, dumb, and average. They are everything. They play a large part in communication and language in general. Without them, or even with fewer of them, communication would be difficult. We might be grunting and swinging from trees if we didn't have them. They are truly important to our society today.

These word quotes are all about words.

Words may be deeds.
Broadly speaking, short words are best, and the old words, when short, are the best of all.
Winston Churchill
Where shall the word be found, where will the word Resound? Not here, there is not enough silence.
T.S. Elliot
You can stroke people with words.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become, in the hands of one who knows how to combine them!
Nathaniel Hawthorne
I hate anything that occupies more space than it is worth... I hate to see a parcel of big words without anything in them.
William Hazlitt
Words are... the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Rudyard Kipling
Uncommon things must be said in common words, if you would have them to be received in less than a century.
Coventry Patmore
The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter - tis' the difference between the lighting bug and the lightning.
Mark Twain
Better one word too few than one too many.
Maltese saying
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