A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on words


Make your own bible.  Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of the trumpet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: The Best Liberal Quotes Ever: Why the Left Is Right

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A Quote by George Burns on age and words


Young.  Old.  Just words.

George Burns (1896 - 1996)

Source: Pearls of Wisdom

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on people and words

Always let losers have their words.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Pearls of Wisdom

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A Quote by C. J. Ducasse on words


To speak of "mere words" is much like speaking of "mere dynamite."

C. J. Ducasse

Source: Pearls of Wisdom

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A Quote by Alison L Mackie on writing, alison mackie, blood, and words

Writing without words? Its not easy, I tell you! I stab the pen into my heart and let the blood flow. No more ink, no more words, no more b.s. Just me.

Alison Mackie

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A Quote by William Shirley on greatness, words, soul, reality, and spirit

Words alone cannot fully convey the realities of the soul or the greatness of the human spirit.

William Shirley

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A Quote by Jeni Couzyn on bodies, words, language, touch, and connection

The way towards each other is through our bodies.
Words are the longest distance you can travel
so complex and hazardous you
lose your direction.

Jeni Couzyn

Source: Cries of The Spirit, Pages: 49 The Way Towards Each Other

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Mark Epstein on buddhism, language, words, and wisdom

As my Buddhist teachers have shown me, wisdom emerges in the space around words as much as from language itself.

Mark Epstein

Source: Going to Pieces without Falling Apart: A Buddhist Perspective on Wholeness

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Harriet Beecher Stowe on childish, mind, words, and revival

These words dropped into my childish mind as if you should accidentally drop a ring into a deep well.  I did not think of them much at the time, but there came a day in my life when the ring was fished up out of the well, good as new. 

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811 - 1896)

Source: Old Town Folks, 1869

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A Quote by Eckhart Tolle on god, being, words, language, awakening, reality, and truth

Neither God nor Being nor any other word can define or explain the ineffable reality behind the word, so the only important question is whether the word is a help or a hindrance in enabling you to experience That toward which it points.

Eckhart Tolle

Source: The Power of Now : A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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