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Tongues Quotes
Sad Quotes about Tongues

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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

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


 

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

True hearts have eyes and ears, no tongues to speak;
they hear and see,
and sigh, and then they break.
- Edward Dyer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

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

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

Now I see that going out into the testing ground of
men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
- Sophocles

I will speak with a straight tongue.
- Chief Joseph

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

He missed an invaluable opportunity to hold his tongue.
- Andrew Lang

A fluent tongue is the only thing a mother don't like
her daughter to resemble her in.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

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

Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly.
- Mao Tse-Tung

Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political
knot that would not yield to the tongue.
- Ambrose Bierce

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument,
endeavors to silence by persecution,
in old days by fire and sword,
in modern days by the tongue.
- Charles Simmons

He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel.
- Matthew Henry

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

Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
- Cesare Pavese

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

I want to make wines that harmonize with food -
wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness.
- Robert Mondavi

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

I am convinced that the best service a retired general
can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his
suit and to mothball his opinions.
- Omar N. Bradley

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

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

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

For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love.
- John Donne

This is courtship all the world over -
the man all tongue; the woman all ears.
- Emily Murphy

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

AUM, the most primordial human sound -
and the sound most connected to Spirit,
is pronounced in these three parts:
A (as in mama) - a throat sound
that vibrates in the abdomen - signifies waking.
U (as in who) - a tongue sound
that vibrates in the chest - signifies dreaming.
M (as in mama) - a lip sound
that vibrates in the head - signifies sleeping.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The sweetest noise on earth, a woman's tongue;
A string which hath no discord.
- Barry Cornwall

A quote is just a tattoo on the tongue.
- William F. DeVault

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

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

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'd managed to bite a very large hole in the side of
my tongue before they could pry my teeth apart.
By all evidence, and there's no denying it,
that thing I had on the set was a fit.
- Dick York

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

Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know,'
and thou shalt progress.
- Maimonides

I'm forbidden fruit.
Once you go to certain households, mommy doesn't want
you to see that dirty man who sticks his tongue out
and spits out blood and all that stuff.
- Gene Simmons

Now they're getting so politically correct you can't
even stick your tongue out at somebody.
- Richard Petty

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

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


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