Read our power of words quotes and sayings from renewed philosophers and authors on choosing words that facilitate an uplifting mind.
Robert Burton warns us on hurtful words quotes, ‘ a blow with the word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.’
Hence, emotional abuse impacts more deeply than any other pain inflicted on an individual.
Let us talk and relate with the other that doesn’t furthers mental ripples but is a means to taste silence.
Be careful with words quotes act as a reminder that however kind and positive the words are, we need to understand words in themselves cannot be a substitute for reality.
All words are mental concepts coming from thoughts, memories, and previously-stored experiences in the brain. Our words rarely pop up from freshness, aliveness, and inner clarity.
Say, for example, defining and having an idea about love is way different than ‘LIVING in LOVE.’
Wise Words Quotes for a Meaningful Life:
Words will remain superficial and meaningless if we do not live the words, or the words are not arising from our deepest expression of beings.
Only then can one go beyond the words and connect deeply with the essence behind the words.
Remember, a word uttered is useful only when it leads the listener to silence. Let our words arise from a state of immersion; that’s why great philosophers, thinkers, and wisdom saints’ words are enriching.
A popular Chinese proverb states, ‘ If you wish to know of a man (woman), listen to his words.’
But we generally talk and express as a means to compensate for the restless mind’s hollowness.
Such mental tendencies are nothing but gossiping arising from a lonely mind. Such words are a headache in itself and further mental degradation.
I read somewhere if you can drop speaking, share silence with the other even for a minute, its love of the beautiful kind.
Let our words arise from love and end in silence and not be a reason of disquietness to the other and oneself.
Lets Mark Twain’s wise words linger in our hearts forever. ‘A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words, the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual and electrically prompt.’
Best Words Quotes and Sayings
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.
– Aldous Huxley
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
– Winston Churchill
If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
– Chinese Proverb
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
– Edward Thorndike
A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words… the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt.
– Mark Twain
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
– Robert Burton
Words may show a man’s wit, but actions his meaning.
– Benjamin Franklin
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
– John F. Kennedy
Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
– Yehuda Berg
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.
– John Greenleaf Whittier
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
– Rudyard Kipling
But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
– George Orwell
All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
– Ernest Hemingway
You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world’s happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.
– Dale Carnegie
All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
– Kahlil Gibran
As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.
– Benjamin Franklin
Oaths are but words, and words but wind.
– Samuel Butler
Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself.
– Mark Twain
Words travel as swiftly as desire, so it is possible to send a message of love without them.
– Laura Esquivel
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
– Henrik Ibsen
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can’t utter.
– James Earl Jones
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
– Mark Twain
Words are pegs to hang ideas on.
– Henry Ward Beecher
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
– George Eliot
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
So difficult it is to show the various meanings and imperfections of words when we have nothing else but words to do it with.
– John Locke
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