Quotation Explorer - 'Spoken'

Mr. Watson Come here I want to see you.[First intelligible words spoken over the telephone] - Alexander Graham Bell
Things spoken in love always become reality. - Amy Neftzger
Many things are spoken out loud, but be careful of those words that you whisper to yourself. You have the ability to uplift yourself or condemn yourself. If your thoughts are depressingly running across your mind. You need to make adjustments and change your way of thinking. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of children tends toward the formation of character. - Hosea Ballou
The thing with thoughts is that they die, like everything else. But almost everything else leaves a trace behind, even if it's a tiny carcass, some proof that it existed. Unless thoughts are spoken or written or sung or acted upon, there's no evidence that they were ever there. - Adi Alsaid
Do not speak harshly to any one; those who are spoken to will answer thee in the same way. Angry speech is painful: blows for blows will touch thee.
Four things come not back -- the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity.
Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the Lord, and against thee; pray unto the Lord, that he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people. (Lesson of trust)
Truth is the one which is not generally spoken. Truth can be discomforting. - Saurabh Gupta Earth5R
I am master of my spoken words and slave to those which remain unspoken. - Ankita Singhal
Because, of course, it wouldn't do to just talk to her. She had spoken to him in flashes of daylight, and he felt he ought to reply in kind. - Joe Hill
Would I had phrases that are not known, utterances that are strange, in new language that has not been used, free from repetition, not an utterance which has grown stale, which men of old have spoken.
Your words will either give you joy or give you sorrow, but if they were spoken without regret, they give you peace. - Shannon L. Alder
My God had not spoken to me again. But neither had He forsaken me. I knew that. For damned sure, I knew that. - Marcus Luttrell
The daggers of silence last longer than anything ever spoken. - Shannon L. Alder
There's U and I in universe! Uni = One, Verse = Spoken Sentence, so one spoken sentence created you and I! - Reed Abbitt Moore
There was an immeasurable distance between the quick and the dead: they did not seem to belong to the same species; and it was strange to think that but a little while before they had spoken and moved and eaten and laughed. - W. Somerset Maugham
We are selfish, my illness and I. We think only of ourselves. We shape the world around us into messages, into secret whispers spoken only for us. - Nathan Filer
Love is not just a word that is spoken; it is an action that is taken and an emotion that awakens. - Raneem Kayyali
I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed, without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today my own government. - Martin Luther King Jr.
We have spoken out against inhuman slaughters perpetrated by the Nazis and the Communists. But will we speak out also against the inhuman slaughter in Indonesia, where over 100,000 alleged Communists have been not perpetrators, but victims? - Robert F. Kennedy
The amount of words spoken does not determine the quality of the prayer - Sunday Adelaja
What is considered [True] Knowledge? There should be solution from all sides, there should be no contradiction. It is a non-contradicting principle when a spoken sentence will be the same even after fifty years; there will be no contradictions. - Dada Bhagwan
Just as electricity is unseen, but by the flip of the switch, lights turn on, so also by the words spoken in prayer, miracles manifest. - Tiffany Domena
When our government is spoken of as some menacing, threatening foreign entity, it ignores the fact that, in our democracy, government is us. - Barack Obama
Are all of us the same, I wonder, navigating our lives by interpreting the silences between words spoken, analysing the returning echoes of our memory in order to chart the terrain, in order o make sense of the world around us? - Twang Eng Tan
Spoken words evaporated into the air just as easily as burned letters, but the sound of them seemed immortal. It was as if a word spoken could not be destroyed. - Laura Moncur
God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways, in these last days has spoken to us in His Son. - Hebrews 1 12
I’m now requesting you refrain from calling me this early in the morning, before I’ve had a chance to steel my defenses against hearing you utter the word ‘lizard.’-- spoken by Dr. Jeri Asheer... to Chris Dixon. - Richard Finney
Either I've always spoken to her from the heart in times like this, or I never have and I don't know what it means. - Ian McEwan
Pardon all runners,All speechless, alien winds,All mad waters.Pardon their impulses,Their wild attitudes,Their young flights, their reticence.When a message has no clothes onHow can it be spoken. - Thomas Merton
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of. - Jane Austen
Be it art or hap, he hath spoken true. - William Shakespeare
Better be ill spoken of by one before all than by all before one. - Scottish Proverb
Art gives those unexpressed parts of ourselves permission to be felt and spoken. - Jaeda DeWalt
In every story there is a silence, some sight concealed, some word unspoken, I believe. Till we have spoken the unspoken we have not come to the heart of the story. - J.M. Coetzee
Sometimes I accidentally walk into the places where I and you had spoken before, existed before, which still have the smell ofyour memories, all of a sudden it starts feeling like I have entered a dark room without a door anywhere. Where I can always hear that song I used to love once before. - Akshay Vasu
Spoken words have power beyond measure. - Debasish Mridha
I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood. - Audre Lorde
Speaking to people does not have the same personal intensity as listening to them. The question I put to myself is not 'How many people have you spoken to about Christ this week?' but 'How many people have you listened to in Christ this week? - Eugene H. Peterson
This Bible of Mine? It is the breath of God spoken into my weary bones. It is the armor I need to walk the roads He has chosen for me, and it's the confirmation of promises that withstand the test of hours and adversity. It's a love letter, and it has my name on it. It has your name on it. - Angie Smith
So much can be done,even when little is said.So little can be done,even when much is spoken. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I love you sounds best spoken in quiet acts of kindness. - Richelle E. Goodrich
For the "We" must never be spoken, save by one's choice and as a second thought. This word must never be placed first within a man's soul, else it becomes a monster, the root of all evils on earth, the root of man's torture by men, and an unspeakable lie. - Ayn Rand
The foremost watchman on the peak announces his news. It is the truest word ever spoken, and the phrase will be th fittest, most musical, and the unerring voice of the world for that time. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
What you keep by you, you may change and mend but words, once spoken, can never be recalled.
O! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant; And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken! - Sir Walter Scott
When our government is spoken of as some menacing, threatening, foreign entity, it ignores the fact that in our democracy, government is us. - Barack Obama
And lucky indeed is the writer who has grown up in Ireland, for the English spoken there is so amusing and musical. (How to Write with Style. Essay, 1985) - Kurt Vonnegut
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
He had let me know time after time that he was a thinking man, a man of intellect and wit. Yet one unintended hungry look into my eyes and he betrayed each of his words he had carefully spoken to me. I knew it in that instant. He was a viscerally driven man. And one day, he would possess me. - Coco J. Ginger
I don't have an English accent because this is what English sounds like when spoken properly. - James Carr
First step is to read and write but the major Education start when we are able to translate and tranform on everything we reads, get contact and spoken of. - Olawale Robyns
'Tell Suzie she's a lucky cat.' Have sexier words ever been spoken? - Ally Carter
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends towards the formation of character. - Hosea Ballou
I often think of the image only I can see now, and of which I’ve never spoken. It’s always there, in the same silence, amazing. It’s the only image of myself I like, the only one in which I recognize myself, in which I delight - Marguerite Duras
DEINOTHERIUM, n. An extinct pachyderm that flourished when the Pterodactyl was in fashion. The latter was a native of Ireland, its name being pronounced Terry Dactyl or Peter O'Dactyl, as the man pronouncing it may chance to have heard it spoken or seen it printed. - Ambrose Bierce
A spoken word is not a sparrow. Once it flies out, you can't catch it. - Russian Proverb
I am a plain person. I have merely spoken out my mind. I do not say you should believe what I have said because it alone is certain. Accept such ideas as can be accepted, with the help of your reason, after a sound inquiry. Reject the rest. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
To excavate is to open a book written in the language that the centuries have spoken into the earth. - Spyridon Marinatos
Timeless principles never age, and truth is as young as the day it was spoken into existence. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A silent idea is louder than a spoken words - Agostinho Neto
Contention in our families drives the Spirit of the Lord away. It also drives many of our family members away. Contention ranges from a hostile spoken word to worldwide conflicts. - Ezra Taft Benson
LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites. - Henry Fielding
Impact of telling a lie: The day it is spoken to the day it is caught. - Neeraj Bhanot
A threat should never be spoken, your enemy should not be told of your intentions. Either take decisive action or refrain from it, but never threaten - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
It shall greatly help ye to understand the Scriptures if thou mark not only what is spoken or written, but of whom and to whom, with what words, at what time, where, to what intent, with what circumstances, considering what goeth before and what followeth after. - Miles Coverdale
Nothing glamorous like the write-ups in the papers or the newsreels. We weren't heroes. We were only there..." Closing his eyes, he then slumps against the wall, as if the words he has spoken has used up all his energy. - Robert Cormier
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung. - Voltaire
I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her. - Rodney Dangerfield
it is nice that nobody writes as they talk and that the printed language is different from the spoken otherwise you could not lose yourself in books and of course you do you completely do. - Gertrude Stein
Body language speaks much more succinctly and honestly than mere spoken words. - Dixie Waters
Every word that is spoken and sung here (the Cabaret Voltaire) represents at least this one thing: that this humiliating age has not succeeded in winning our respect. - Hugo Ball
The spoken word is ephemeral. The written word, eternal. A symphony, timeless. - A.E. Samaan
The truth which has been spoken too late is more damaging than a lie. - Amit Kalantri
The most powerful of words are the one seldom spoken - Kaelo Setogang
No man by mere high human wisdom would dare undertake a step for Jesus’ sake unless he knows that the Holy Spirit has directly spoken to him; and until He comes, I shall not go. - Oswald Chambers
The voice of the heart is much stronger than all the other sounds and words spoken without feelings - Ekamdeep Singh
Akin to the idea that time is money is the concept, less spoken but as commonly assumed, that we may be adequately represented by money. The giving of money has thus become our characteristic virtue. But to give is not to do. The money is given in lieu of action, thought, care, time. - Wendell Berry
Truth can remain silent. Lies must be spoken. - Mason Cooley
The word of God is more powerful when put into action than when only spoken. - Gugu Mona
and the most beautiful words ever spoken, I have not yet said to you. - Nâzım Hikmet
The language of love is the only language understood but not spoken the world over. - Amit Abraham
A vision we give to others of who and what they could become has power when it echoes what the spirit has already spoken into their souls. - Larry Crabb
The Bible is not only a book which was once spoken, but a book which is NOW SPEAKING. - A.W. Tozer
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken. - Baltasar Gracián
Shame without repentance doesn’t lose power when it is spoken, it only seeks approval. - Shannon L. Alder
God’s Word tells us that God has spoken of old in many portions and in many ways through His servants concerning His heart’s desire and that He loves us. But man did not understand. Therefore, God had to personally come to this world and become a man. This man is Jesus, the Christ, whom we know. - Watchman Nee
Are all of us the same, I wonder, navigating our lives by interpreting the silences between words spoken, analysing the returning echoes of our memory in order to chart the terrain, in order to make sense of the world around us? - Twang Eng Tan
Whenever a word ''nigga'' is spoken, It's always followed by the same question, Can white people say nigger ?and the correct answer is Not really. - Auliq a
There is no such thing as a 'self-made' man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the make-up of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our success. - George Matthew Adams
Democrasy comes into grave danger when truth is no longer spoken to power. - Paul Bamikole
When you find yourself writing, reading, or listening the delivery of words when spoken? You know the melody of wordplay. & I love Wordplay - Elijah Cainaan
When creativity is seen as more important than facts, we will find ourselves in a world where problems are solved more often than spoken of. - Tarryn Tomlinson
Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies. - Edgar Watson Howe
I Don't Write Because God Gives Me A Fresh Word Everyday, I write Because of The Words He Has Already Spoken Yesterday That Changed Today. - The Prolific Penman
Religiously strict people, who judge themselves without mercy, are also those who have most often spoken ill of mankind in general.
Words that are spoken are not TRUE,Feelings alone speak the TRUTH. - Sarvesh Murthi .D .D
Love is the language of the heart. It can feel the movements of every atom and understand every language spoken or unspoken. - Debasish Mridha
Poets are Prisoners8-29-2015Poets are prisonersPractitioners, commissioners &conditioners of the spoken word Caged by their own mindsWords are shackles - Debbie Tosun Kilday
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself. - Charles Dickens
Whether a thought is spoken or not, it is a real thing and has powers of reality. - Frank Herbert
The Great Way is not named; Great Discriminations are not spoken; Great Benevolence is not benevolent; Great Modesty is not humble; Great Daring does not attack. If the Way is made clear, it is not the Way. - Chuang Chou
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken. - Orson Scott Card
Oft in the stilly night,Ere Slumber's chain has bound me,Fond memory brings the lightOf other days around me; The smiles, the tears, Of boyhood years,The words of love then spoken; The eyes that shown Now dimmed and gone,The cheerful hearts now broken.(from When the Splendor Falls by Laurie McBain) - Thomas Moore
The written word can be erased - not so with the spoken word.
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