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The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.
Give thy thoughts no tongue.
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
When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart's the last part moves, her last, the tongue.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast in the forest.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard.
Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.
Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman's toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.
The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
Leonardo da Vinci
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.
Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.
John Greenleaf Whittier
Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not yield to the tongue.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.
Men are born with two eyes, but with one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
Charles Caleb Colton
Every knee will bend before me, and every tongue shall give glory to God.
'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
The pen is the tongue of the mind.
Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.
He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel.
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
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.
Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
Why does the lizard stick his tongue out? The lizard sticks its tongue out because that's the way its listening and looking and tasting its environment. It's its means of appreciating what's in front of it.
When I was younger, I was terrified to express anger because it would often kick-start a horrible reaction in the men in my life. So I bit my tongue. I was left to painstakingly deal with the aftermath of my avoidance later in life, in therapy or through the lyrics of my songs.
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