Tongue Quotes

"When you tear out a man's tongue, you are not ...

"When you tear out a man's tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you're only telling the world that you fear what he might say" -George R.R. Martin
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"Hope shines so bright that it's a new form of sigh...

"Hope shines so bright that it's a new form of sight, for you don't need a talented tongue to understand what the angels have sung!" <- Richard Joseph Banks
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โ€œYou won't have eyes tonight; you won't have ears or a tongue. You w...

โ€œYou won't have eyes tonight; you won't have ears or a tongue. You will wander the underworld blind, deaf, and dumb, and all the dead will know: this is Hector, the fool who thought he killed Achilles.โ€ -Achilles
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"Where the lips are ...

"Where the lips are silent the heart has a thousand tongues." --Rumi
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"Alone, yes, that's the key word, the most awful wo...

"Alone, yes, that's the key word, the most awful word in the English tongue. Murder doesn't hold a candle to it and hell is only a poor synonym." ~ Stephen King
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"I was beginning to realize that you must come slowly to a pl...

"I was beginning to realize that you must come slowly to a place; wait a little before feverishly resorting to guidebooks...Place has a mighty tongue of its own." --J. Lash from On Pilgrimage
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When Demaratus was asked whether he held his tongue bec...

When Demaratus was asked whether he held his tongue because he was a fool or for want of words, he replied, "A fool cannot hold his tongue. ...Plutarch ..Born: 45 Died: 120
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โ€œWhen you tear out a man's tongue, you are not p...

โ€œWhen you tear out a man's tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you're only telling the world that you fear what he might say.โ€ - George R.R. Martin
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โ€œAt grief so deep the tongue must wag in va...

โ€œAt grief so deep the tongue must wag in vain; the language of our sense and memory lacks the vocabulary of such pain.โ€ โ€“ Dante, Inferno.
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"If I speak in the tongues of men and...

"If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging symbal."
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When you tear out a manโ€™s tongue, you are not p...

When you tear out a manโ€™s tongue, you are not proving him a liar, youโ€™re only telling the world that you fear what he might say. - Tyrion Lannister
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That knowledge is superficial which is mer...

That knowledge is superficial which is merely on the tongue. That knowledge is real which demonstrates itself in your practice. Ali as
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For all sad words of tongue an...

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'. - J.G. Whittier
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โ€œFor all sad words of tongue and ...

โ€œFor all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.โ€~John Greenleaf Whittier
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"A tyrant always dies alone. Surrounded by silver...

"A tyrant always dies alone. Surrounded by silver-tongued leeches, he is utterly alone. He sows sorrow and reaps death." - Sydney Losstartot, Vagrant Story
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โ€œYou can change your world by changing...

โ€œYou can change your world by changing your wordsโ€ฆ Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.โ€ โ€” Joel Osteen
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โ€œWhat saves a man is presence of mind. W...

โ€œWhat saves a man is presence of mind. What saves a woman is presence of tongue.โ€ โ€“ Unknown (from The Smart Set, December 1922)
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"There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power...

"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 the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love." โ€” Washington Irving
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โ€œYou know, itโ€™s funny how often a ...

โ€œYou know, itโ€™s funny how often a personโ€™s sharp tongue can end up cutting their own throat.โ€ -Klaus Mikaelson
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I think people spend too much time staring into...

I think people spend too much time staring into screens and not enough time drinking wine, tongue kissing, and dancing under the moon. Rachel Wolchin
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"Suspicious looking stranger flashes you a dangerous grin. Shadows across your window....

"Suspicious looking stranger flashes you a dangerous grin. Shadows across your window... Was it only trees in the wind? Every breath a static charge, a tongue that tastes like tin. Steely-eyed outside to hide the enemy within." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Enemy Within)
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"The reason dogs have so many fri...

"The reason dogs have so many friends is because they wag their tails and not their tongues." - Anonymous
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"When you stain your tongue with slander, backbiting and gossip, your spirituality goes down ...

"When you stain your tongue with slander, backbiting and gossip, your spirituality goes down significantly. You may think youโ€™re harming the other person but in actual fact, youโ€™re harming yourself. So learn to hold your tongue because it has the power of life and death." โ€”Ismail Menk
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"My tongue will tell the anger of my heart...

"My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break." - William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew
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My Tongue is well trained in the sit-st...

My Tongue is well trained in the sit-still, its my hands that can't keep a secret. โ€” Sabrina Benaim, "How to Unfold a Memory"
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The tongue like a sha...

The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood. - Buddha
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A slip of the tongue is not the...

A slip of the tongue is not the fault of the mind, a kick on the genitals will bring back the mind!
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โ€˜Drink loosens the tongue. But it also opens the ...

โ€˜Drink loosens the tongue. But it also opens the heart wide, and it is a vehicle instrumental to a moral quality, that is, openheartednessโ€™ - Immanuel Kant
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โ€œWe cannot control the evil tongue...

โ€œWe cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them.โ€ -Cato the Elder
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Better to trip with...

Better to trip with the feet than with the tongue- Zeno of citium
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"Weโ€™ve had enough of exhortations to be silent! Cry ...

"Weโ€™ve had enough of exhortations to be silent! Cry out with a hundred thousand tongues. I see that the world is rotten because of silence." โ€“St. Catherine of Siena
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"Of all sad words of tongue or pe...

"Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: it might have been." --John Greenleaf Whittier
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you tell me to quiet down cause my opinions make me less beautiful but i was not mad...

you tell me to quiet down cause my opinions make me less beautiful but i was not made with a fire in my belly so i could be put out i was not made with a lightness on my tongue so i could be easy to swallow i was made heavy half blade and half silk - Rupi Kaur
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Never trust your tong...

Never trust your tongue when your heart is bitter. - Samuel J. Hurwitt
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"A slip of the foot you may soon re...

"A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over." - Benjamin Franklin.
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That's the trouble, you see. When you've had hatr...

That's the trouble, you see. When you've had hatred on your tongue for such a long time, you don't know how to spit it out. Terry Pratchett, Raising Steam
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"The tongue is a sword that usually giv...

"The tongue is a sword that usually gives peace with the truth,and on the other side create war with a lie" (William Ventura)
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"Cut out a man's tongue and you ...

"Cut out a man's tongue and you don't prove him a liar, only that you're afraid of what he has to say."
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โ€œOf all sad words of tongue or p...

โ€œOf all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.โ€ John Greenleaf Whittier
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โ€œOf all sad words of tongue or pe...

โ€œOf all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, โ€˜It might have been.โ€™โ€œ ~ John Greenleaf Whittier
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"Of all sad words of tongue or pe...

"Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, โ€˜It might have been." โ€” John Greenleaf Whittier
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"If you want to overpower the entire world m...

"If you want to overpower the entire world merely by just one action, then put restraint upon your tongue speaking ill of others" - Chanakya
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โ€œWhen you tear out a manโ€™s tongue, you are not ...

โ€œWhen you tear out a manโ€™s tongue, you are not proving him a liar, youโ€™re only telling the world that you fear what he might say.โ€ -Tyrion Lannister
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Of all sad words on tongue or pen...

Of all sad words on tongue or pen, the saddest are these: "It might have been!" - John Greenleaf Whittier
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โ€œTake Care Of Your Tongue Like Th...

โ€œTake Care Of Your Tongue Like The Way You Take Care Of Gold & Silver.โ€ ยป Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.
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"Wars start when two parties ha...

"Wars start when two parties haven't taken the time to learn each other's tongues." - Tomson Highway
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The man with a si...

The man with a silver tongue knows that silence is golden
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A slip of the foot you may soon re...

A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over. ''Benjamin Franklin
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A slip of the foot you may soon re...

A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.' Benjamin Franklin
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โ€œWhen you tear out a man's tongue, you are not proving...

โ€œWhen you tear out a man's tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you're only telling the world that you fear what he might say.โ€ โ€• George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings
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"Someone asked me what home was and all I could think of were the stars on the ti...

"Someone asked me what home was and all I could think of were the stars on the tip of your tongue, the flowers sprouting from your mouth, the roots entwined in the gaps between your fingers, the ocean echoing inside of your ribcage." - e.e. cummings
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I just burnt my tongue on food an...

I just burnt my tongue on food and it made me realize that sometimes the things you love most, hurt most.
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If words come from the heart, they will ent...

If words come from the heart, they will enter the heart. If they come from the tongue, they will not pass beyond the ears. ~ Sufi Proverb
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โ€œI think people spend too much time staring...

โ€œI think people spend too much time staring into screens and not enough time drinking wine, tongue kissing, and dancing under the moon.โ€
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"Remember: that giants sleep too soundly; that witches are often betraye...

"Remember: that giants sleep too soundly; that witches are often betrayed by their appetites; dragons have one soft spot, somewhere, always; hearts can be well-hidden, and you can betray them with your tongue." - Neil Gaiman
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"For of all sad words of tongue or...

"For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: 'It might have been!'" -John Greenleaf Whittier
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"Someone asked me what home was, and all I could think of were the stars on the t...

"Someone asked me what home was, and all I could think of were the stars on the tip of your tongue, the flowers sprouting from your mouth, the roots entwined in the gaps between your fingers, the ocean echoing inside of your rib cage." - E.E. Cummings
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"Be a craftsman in speech that thou mayest be stro...

"Be a craftsman in speech that thou mayest be strong, for the strength of one is the tongue, and speech is mightier than all fighting." - Maxims of Ptahhotep
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โ€œWhen you tear out a man's tongue, you ar...

โ€œWhen you tear out a man's tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you're only telling the world that you fear what he might say.โ€
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โ€œOf all sad words of tongue or pen, t...

โ€œOf all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.โ€ John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller
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"For all sad words of tongue and p...

"For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, โ€˜It might have beenโ€™." -John Greenleaf Whittier
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"The tongue has no ...

"The tongue has no bones, yet it crushes bones." -- Greek proverb
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"For all sad words of tongue and pe...

"For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'." -- John Greenleaf Whittier
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โ€œWhen you tear out a manโ€™s tongue, you are not p...

โ€œWhen you tear out a manโ€™s tongue, you are not proving him a liar, youโ€™re only telling the world that you fear what he might say.โ€ โ€” George R.R. Martin
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Tongue like sharp kn...

Tongue like sharp knife.. kills without drawing blood.Gautma Buddha
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"The tongue may hide ...

"The tongue may hide the truth but the eyesโ€”never!" โ€” Mikhail Bulgakov
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Imam Ali (AS) said, โ€˜Wisdom i...

Imam Ali (AS) said, โ€˜Wisdom is a tree that grows in the heart and produces fruit on the tongue.
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"Between the hammers our hearts endure, just as...

"Between the hammers our hearts endure, just as the tongue does between the teeth and, despite that, still is able to praise." - Rainer Maria Rilke
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โ€œOf all sad words of tongue or...

โ€œOf all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.โ€ - John Whittier
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"For of all sad words of tongue or pen, T...

"For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: 'It might have been!'" โ€• John Greenleaf Whittier's poem: Maud Mulle
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 13
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"Let the bureaucrats do their worst: the tongue a...

"Let the bureaucrats do their worst: the tongue and the word are chainless and nothing is sacred except this freedom above all. " ~ Christopher Hitchens,
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"A tongue of sil...

"A tongue of silver is worth less than a heart of gold"
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โ€œWhoever amongst you sees evil, he must change it with his hand. If he i...

โ€œWhoever amongst you sees evil, he must change it with his hand. If he is unable to do so, then with his tongue. And if he is unable to do so, then with his heart, but that is the weakest form of faith." - Prophet Muhammad.
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Patience strengthens the spirit, sweet...

Patience strengthens the spirit, sweetens the temper, stifles anger, extinguishes envy, subdues pride, bridles the tongue.
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"Once, I watched as a mother sow cleverly engineered a prison break by loosening the hinges of...

"Once, I watched as a mother sow cleverly engineered a prison break by loosening the hinges of her crate with her tongue until the front door fell off. After escorting out her piglets, the sow immediately began to do the same for another sowโ€™s door." -Cody Carlson (Undercover Investigator)
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โ€œNature has given us two ears, two eyes, ...

โ€œNature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.โ€ โ€•Socrates
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The stroke of the whip maketh marks in ...

The stroke of the whip maketh marks in the flesh, but the stroke of the tongue breaketh bones. โ€“ Second Epistle of Pontianus
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