Quotation Explorer - 'Speaks'

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good. - Confucius
The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth. - Jean Cocteau
How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great. - Anonymous
I believe God intervenes in the lives of every one of us. He speaks to us in different ways and at different times so that we may know he is the author of our very personality. - Ravi Zacharias
The best writing speaks when the heart whispers. - A.D. Posey
he who speaks parables knows and understands the real meaning of parables better - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Talking and eloquence are not the same thing: to speak, and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
When somebody speaks a language that we don’t know, we often imagine that some important things are being said! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It is the subtle things in life that you have to look for because the deepest love speaks at a whisper that only two people can hear. - Shannon L. Alder
I was raised to believe that God speaks in the language of sacrifice," he told me, "You are expected to sacrifice because it is the measure of the depth of your belief... - Neil Abramson
Photograph speaks every language; wisdom speaks every language; goodness speaks every language; love speaks every language! Always try to do the things that speak every language so that all will understand you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a "but". - Henry Ward Beecher
A boy has other people do the talking for him; a man speaks his mind. - Shannon L. Alder
One says the things which one feels the need to say, and which the other will not understand: one speaks for oneself alone. - Marcel Proust
There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story. - Linda Hogan
There are hundreds of languages around the world, but a smile, speaks them all. - -
If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone. - Epictetus
A person who speaks against one party and favors another is most likely to have just own enjoyment of a sumptuous meal in a bash or party. - Anuj Somany
Where words fail, music speaks. - Hans Christian Andersen
No art is silent! Because art is an original idea and every original idea speaks, every interesting thought screams, every art talks, every art screams! No art is silent! If it is silent, then it is not an art! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If you think along the lines of Nature then you think properly." from the video "Carl Jung speaks about death - C.G. Jung
Body language speaks much more succinctly and honestly than mere spoken words. - Dixie Waters
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
When all is summed up, a man never speaks of himself without loss; his accusations of himself are always believed; his praises never. - Michel de Montaigne
He who knows does not speak.He who speaks does not know. - Lao-tzu
If one speaks or acts with a cruel mind, misery follows, as the cart follows the horse... If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows, as a shadow follows its source. - the Dhammapada
Not all of Derrida's writing is to everyone's taste. He had an irritating habit of overusing the rhetorical question, which lends itself easily to parody: 'What is it, to speak? How can I even speak of this? Who is this "I" who speaks of speaking? - Terry Eagleton
When you are in love, your eyes see him only, your ears hear him only, your mouth speaks of him only, your mind thinks of him only, your heart desires him only, your soul lives for him only; your entire universe revolves around him only. - Matshona Dhliwayo
An honest man speaks truth, don't expect him to speak sweet. - Amit Kalantri
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason. - Jeremy Taylor
I detest that man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart, and speaks for another. - Homer
A humble man speaks not of his own humility - Jeremy Aldana
The universe speaks to us, if we have the courage to see it for what it is. - Nikki Rowe
Lollypop...the passion contained merely kissesplaced upon lips, neck and cheekthese young lovers of the castleof which our fairytale speaks... - Muse
Examine what is said, not him who speaks. - Arab Proverb
Governments, after all, do not last forever. Even those so frightened of the truth that they get rid of anyone who speaks it.
High above the noise and fear mongering of critics and cynics softly speaks your true self. - Mollie Marti
Surprise is when a prime minister is assassinated during his speech. Suspense is when an assassin lurks while the prime minister speaks. Balancing surprise and suspense is the job of the thriller writer. - Ashwin Sanghi
Cheaters often accuse you of cheating. Liars often accuse you of lying. Insecure people often crumble your security. Behavior speaks... How someone treats you may have nothing to do with you; but can be a reflection of who they are. - Steve Maraboli
When Mother Nature speaks, even the Gods hold silence. - Abhijit Naskar
When words fail music speaks. - Irena Huang
That woman speaks eighteen languages and can't say "No" in any of them. - Dorothy Parker
Never speaks a word, can't be wrong. - Jack Kerouac
A wise man first thinks and then speaks and a fool speaks first and then thinks. - Hazrat Ali ibn Abu-Talib
Nothing more than action speaks for love and passion. - Debasish Mridha
Only absurdities need to be defended. Truth speaks for itself. - Stefan Emunds
When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt. - Henry J. Kaiser
Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks. - Euripides
Music is the heart of life." She speaks love; "without it, there is no possible good and with it everything is beautiful. - Franz Liszt
Any country where there is no freedom of speech is no more than a Kingdom of Animals where only the powerful speaks! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Atheists are my brothers and sisters of a different faith, and every word they speak speaks of faith. Like me, they go as far as the legs of reason will carry them -- and then they leap. - Yann Martel
Faith, noun. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel - Ambrose Bierce
No truly great one ever argues with a crowd. He chooses out one man, and speaks to him, him only. - Marmaduke William Pickthall
The tongue never rests. It speaks even when we sleep. It speaks through the mind even when the mouth keeps shut - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
To walk quietly until the miracle in everything speaks is poetry, whether we write it down or not. - Mark Nepo
It is not the soul that speaks its mind, but the mind that speaks its soul, that will be heard. - Andrew Sabitov
To hate a man because he was born in another country, because he speaks a different language, or because he takes a different view of this subject or that, is a great folly. Desist, I implore you, for we are all equally human...Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity.
She speaks in heartbeats and the rises of her chest, words forever seared in thoughts that will never rest. - Hubert Martin
A Man of wisdom is one who discusses everything other than his achievements, a Fool speaks only of his achievements - Ramana Pemmaraju
For men are not equal: thus speaks justice. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The phrase "action speaks louder than words," is most easily proven by a swift kick to the genitals. - Devin J. Monroe
Common men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practise even a grain of it. The wise man speaks a little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action. - Ramakrishna
When God speaks about equity, that choice of word, makes us understand that God is not referring to the leaders of the land or the elite this time around. He is actually talking about how ordinary citizens of the land relate to each other in fairness and impartiality. - Sunday Adelaja
When your intuition speaks, listen. When your ego speaks, shut it up. - Dee Duncan
[The superior man] acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions. - Confucius
Write what speaks to your soul. - A.D. Posey
Writer speaks a stench. - Franz Kafka
Fie, fie upon her! There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip, Nay, her foot speaks; her wanton spirits look out at every joint and motive of her body. - William Shakespeare
Music is a language that speaks to people emotions. - The Unknown
The VoiceThere is a voice inside of youThat whispers all day long,"I feel this is right for me,I know that this is wrong."No teacher, preacher, parent, friendOr wise man can decideWhat's right for you--just listen toThe voice that speaks inside. - Shel Silverstein
Find what speaks to your energy and live it. - A.D. Posey
I heard of a manwho says words so beautifullythat if he only speaks their namewomen give themselves to him.If I am dumb beside your bodywhile silence blossoms like tumors on our lipsit is because I hear a man climb stairsand clear his throat outside our door. - Leonard Cohen
The artist must forget the audience, forget the critics, forget the technique, forget everything but love for the music.Then, the music speaks through the performance,and the performer and the listener will walk togetherwith the soul of the composer, and withGod. - Mstislav Rostropovich
Women speak because they wish to speak, whereas a man speaks only when driven to speak by something outside himself-like, for instance, he can't find any clean socks. - Jean Kerr
People underestimate the stars and the connectedness they bring between spirit and matter. More often than not, when lost, we seek solitude in staring into the darkness hoping something speaks back to us, usually through a feeling, a thought or a rare occurrence of a shooting star. - Nikki Rowe
We are drawn to greatness because there's something about the greatness in others that speaks to us about our own possibilities. - Damilola Oluwatoyinbo
Listen to what speaks to your heart. - A.D. Posey
Quand celui à qui l'on parle ne comprend pas et celui qui parle ne se comprend pas, c'est de la métaphysiqueWhen he to whom a person speaks does not understand, and he who speaks does not understand himself, that is metaphysics. - Voltaire
Things will happen that you can’t prevent, things will fall apart that you can’t hold together, but ultimately you’re shaping yourself and that final product speaks volumes about who you really are, not what people see you as or what you want to be. - Erik Tomblin
When silence become silent, it speaks silently but loudly - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Listen when your heart speaks. - A.D. Posey
When a man talks from the heart, in his moment of truth, he speaks poetry. - Ray Bradbury
Nobody speaks the truth when there is something they must have. - Elizabeth Bowen
When God speaks faith has to connect to His Word because if you allow only your feelings to connect no root can be formed. - Mz Liz
Experience speaks differently than Knowledge - Pawan Mehra
The Bible is authoritative on everything of which it speaks.Moreover, it speaks of everything. - Cornelius Van Til
Everyone is wise until he speaks. - Irish Proverb
Lady you bereft me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers. - William Shakespeare
{Summertime she speaks of winter, she eats ham, but speaks of beef, got a good man but, flirts with another. She might as well go to hell, cause she ain't gonna be happy in heaven either!} - Nancy B. Brewer
Praise the one who speaks ill of you. Before long he will become a friend - Radhe Maa
When the wisdom speaks, be quite and listen! When the stupidity speaks, stand up and leave! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another. - Homer
When words fail, music speaks.
When my son speaks of playing sports, I've always told him: playing on the team is great, but aspire to be the guy who owns the team. I've always told my son: most of the guys on the team will end up bankrupt with bum knees, but not the guy who owns that franchise. - Brandi L. Bates
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible - Arthur Schopenhauer
This is Nimrod, because of whose vile plan the world no longer speaks a single tongue. - Dante Alighieri
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action. - Confucius
Silence speaks volumes, especially is you're quietly listening. - Akiroq Brost
Humans are easy to read, because what they’re not saying speaks volumes. - Joel T. McGrath
When death speaks to me, it speaks only of the beauty of life. - Marty Rubin
No one speaks for God - not even the prophets (who speak about God) - Reza Aslan
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
She wraps her arms around me and speaks in my ear. Words just for me--the poetry of I love you--to keep me warm in the cold. With them she turns me back from ash and nothing into flesh and blood. - Ally Condie
Let us put ourselves into His hands, and not be startled though He leads us by a strange way, a mirabilis via, as the Church speaks. Let us be sure He will lead us right, that He will bring us to that which is, not indeed what we think best, nor what is best for another, but what is best for us. - John Henry Newman
If you have to tell them you are, you're usually not. It usually speaks for itself. - Faydra D. Fields
I'm not a follower. I'm a leader. And anyone who speaks their mind is always criticised. - Tyler, the Creator
Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world. - C.S. Lewis
Policymakers cannot take the situation lightly, for at its worst, it speaks to intergenerational inequity a breaking of the social contract between two generations. - Usman W. Chohan
Kindness is silent, but it speaks louder than a voice. - Debasish Mridha
A netizen speaks normally about one’s life’s first priority or preference through the profile picture; it’s often the person seen therein, but it could also be the product on which s/he lays the hand on or seen as an inset in this selfish and materialistic world. - Anuj Somany
Hard talk punch thought. Hard talk penetrate the heart. A hard talk opens jaws. Hard talk make us ponder to wonder. It is always hard to hear the hard talk that speaks the truth and reality but, such a hard talk is always a hard talk! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When a wise woman speaks, her words are gracious. Ask God to help you find words that speak life to those around you. - Stormie Omartian
Love speaks of beauty only heart can see. - Debasish Mridha
God still speaks to all living sacred souls. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Behavior speaks... When you need money, the church tells you to pray. When the church needs money, they pass around a basket. - Steve Maraboli
The Holy Spirit speaks sacred words. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When Loughner himself speaks and we find out his real influences are Spiderman, 'Gnome Chomsky,' Taylor Swift, and Dr. Bronner, then what? - Walter Kirn
Art speaks to everyone but some people don't listen. - C Vallo
Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction. - Criss Jami
Tell the story that's been growing in your heart, the characters you can't keep out of your head, the tale story that speaks to you, that pops into your head during your daily commute, that wakes you up in the morning. - Jennifer Weiner
The poet knows that he speaks adequately, then, only when he speaks somewhat wildly. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art speaks to the soul, not the mind. - Aidan Crowe
The Kafka paradox: art depends on truth, but truth, being indivisable, cannot know itself: to tell the truth is to lie. thus the writer is the truth, and yet when he speaks he lies. - Franz Kafka
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens - Jimi Hendrix
the voice of beauty speaks softly; it creeps only into the most fully awakened souls - Friedrich Nietzsche
When love speaks it is about us or we. When ego speaks it is about I or me. - Kemi Sogunle
I was in love when I felt your soul speaks in my Body - Seema Gupta
Quality speaks by itself. Rightly communicated it creates Joy. Like an Infant needs no words to express to her mother. Any success of communication enhances beauty of both, which too needs no words to endorse. - Priyavrat Thareja
The mouth speaks from well spring of the heart. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Listen to the secret sound, the real sound, which is inside you. The one no one talks of speaks the secret sound to himself, and he is the one who has made it all. - Kabir
You came so that you could learn about your dreams," said the old woman. "And dreams are the language of God. When he speaks in our language, I can interpret what he has said. But if he speaks in the language of the soul, it is only you who can understand. - Paulo Coelho
Truth speaks for itself if we’d just let it speak. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When someone speaks against a person its gossip; until the person isn't heard it's still a hearsay. - Joey Lawsin
Math is the language of the head, music is the language of the heart. Of the two, it is music that speaks the most truth. - R.A.Delmonico
When you are at your lowest God speaks the loudest. - Joanne Wilson-Edwards
We have forgotten the age-old fact that God speaks chiefly through dreams and visions. - C.G. Jung
Nobody speaks the truth when there's something they must have. - Elizabeth Bowen
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority. - Brendan Francis
In the desert a fountain is springing, In the wide waste there still is a tree, And a bird in the solitude singing, Which speaks to my spirit of thee. - Lord Byron
It's not always true that a person who speaks good words are good at their heart. - Sajil Chembil
A myth is a story that is "more than true." Many stories are true because one person, somewhere, at some time, lived it. But a myth is more than true because it is lived by all of us, at some level. It's a story that connects and speaks to us all. - Lisa Seger
Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand. - Aphra Behn
One suffers in silence so long as one has the strength and when that strength fails one speaks without measuring one's words much. - Charlotte Brontë
What we say is important for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. - Jim Beggs
Visionary Fiction speaks the language of the soul. It offers a vision of humanity as we dream it could be. - Jodine Turner
‎"I was born in the US and l have lived in Mexico since 1946. I believe that all these states of being have influenced my work and made it what you see today. I am inspired by Black people and Mexican people, my two peoples. My art speaks for both my peoples" ~ Elizabeth Catlett - Melanie Anne Herzog
Behavior speaks... I need not listen to someone's apology; I'll watch for it. I've learned not to let someone's words blind me from their behavior. - Steve Maraboli
Speech is a mirror of the soul: as a man speaks, so is he. - Publilius Syrus
A man of few words is wiser than a man that speaks out his mind~ - Elena Toledo
God writes love and speaks poetry. - Criss Jami
A waterfall cannot be silent, just as the wisdom! When they speak, the voice of power speaks! - Mehmet Murat ildan
What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
One who speaks ‘completely’ negative creates karmic obstructions (antray) and ‘positive’ does not create any obstruction (antray). - Dada Bhagwan
real silence is silence without words, silence that speaks words in silence and silence that talks better than words - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A good character not only sees but also says always all good things about a right person to the enormous people, and notably even speaks often about all wrong things of the bad people to a righteous person. - Anuj Somany
the pen is as wise as the mind that speaks through it - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Sometimes standing alone makes you stronger than hiding in a group. When you choose to stand when those close to you are sitting down, it speaks volumes about your integrity and character. It's when those who stand alone come together that the opposite is true. - Lori Goodwin
Always listen to your soul... it speaks to you, only if you listen! - Angie karan
You cannot rush God’s timing.When the Lord speaks a word into your life, it is like a seed. Is your confidence in God’s seed? - T.D. Jakes
Man is a wonderful creature; he sees through the layers of fat (eyes), hears through a bone (ears) and speaks through a lump of flesh (tongue).
A Man's management of his own purse speaks volumes about character - Thomas Jefferson
A novel, though fiction, often speaks to the largest truths. - Mark Rubinstein
Looking at the Blessed Mother, Kevin felt the pull of a special allegiance with her. To Serve God, to honor Mary who speaks to my soul, sending me messages I cannot know the meaning of? Is this what my life is about? - Peter J Tanous
Nights; are belong to the universe that speaks about an unspoken feelings into a poetry. - Dina Zettira Putri
Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody. - John Collins
When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object. - Milan Kundera
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. - Buddha
He hadn't realized that life speaks with a voice to you, a voice that brings you answers for the questions you continually ask of it, had never consciously detected it or recognized its tones until it now said something it had never said to him before, which was "yes". - Douglas Adams
Ego speaks from a place of pride.Judgement comes from a place of pain.Courage speaks from a place of humility.Correction comes from a place of love.Where are you operating from? - Kemi Sogunle
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