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Quotes about Tongues

Let these Tongues quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

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

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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

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

 

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

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


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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve
all the purposes of vice,
in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice.
- Joseph Butler

Not necessarily, a lot of my songs are firmly tongue in cheek.
- David Coverdale

The gracious, eternal God permits the spirit to green
and bloom and to bring forth the most marvelous fruit,
surpassing anything a tongue can express and a heart conceive.
- Johannes Tauler

Hermione uses all these big long tongue twister words.
I don't know what she's going on about half the time!
- Emma Watson

There is a silence, the child of love,
which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly
than the tongue is able to do.
- William Drummond

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

Poetry is the mother-tongue of the human race.
- Johann G. Hamann

Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound.
- Peace Pilgrim

Even on the most serious ballads, I'll throw in a tongue-in-cheek remark.
- Brad Paisley

This universe can very well be expressed in words and
syllables which are not those of one's mother tongue.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

I've never felt that using something with tongue in
cheek has been a bad thing.
- John Schlesinger

The thing that made Groucho special was the way he used his body parts.
He also had a wicked tongue.
People didn't realize it, but when Groucho said something,
he meant it.
- Sidney Sheldon

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

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

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

An Englishman's never so natural as when he's holding his tongue.
- Henry James

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

Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
- Virginia Woolf

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

The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother.
It's inflammatory.
- Tennessee Williams

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

I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek
as my tongue is always in it.
- Flannery O'Connor

All parts of the human body get tired eventually -
except the tongue.
- Konrad Adenauer

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

The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time
you feel you must say something or bust.
- Josh Billings

I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers,
If I belittle dogs and mothers.
- Ogden Nash

Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
- Jeremy Taylor

You can change your world by changing your words...
Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.
- Joel Osteen

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

If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him,
but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
- Abraham Cahan

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

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

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

We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
- Diogenes

You know how most dogs lick you on the cheek? If you're
sleeping and not ready for it,
my dog, Joe, will get his tongue inside your mouth.
It's by far the worst kiss I've ever had.
- Will Estes

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


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