All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961) American Writer.
If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
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 (1888-1955) American writer.
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) British writer.
Words are like eyeglasses they blur everything that they do not make clear.
Joseph Joubert (1754-1824) French moralist.
But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew, upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.
A word carries far -- very far -- deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) British novelist.
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801) Swiss theologian and poet.
A word from the mouth is like a stone from a sling.
What you keep by you, you may change and mend but words, once spoken, can never be recalled.
Wentworth Dillon (1633-1685) English poet and scholar.