Quotation Explorer - 'Tongues'

I am happy that I can aid those admirable men, both living and dead, who by their pens or their tongues have aided the great cause of human liberty and universal happiness. - James Watson
There are many men whose tongues might govern multitudes if they could govern their tongues.
For God hates utterlyThe bray of bragging tongues. - Sophocles
Busy hands achieve more than idle tongues. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them. - Cato the Elder
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
My heart's scripture tastes foreign in the mouths of cowards and on the tongues of those who have never breathed inthe moon and breathed out the world. - D. Antoinette Foy
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; 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
Another purpose for speaking in tongues is the edification of the church. - Sunday Adelaja
All that they lacked was the gift that descended upon the chosen disciples at Pentecost, in tongues of flame; symbolizing, it would seem, not the power of speech in foreign and unknown languages, but that of addressing the whole human brotherhood in the heart's native language. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
I am firmly of the opinion that people who can’t speak have nothing to say. It’s one more thing we do to the poor, the deprived: cut out their tongues allow them a language as lousy as their life - William H. Gass
Wagging tongues from prejudiced, sophisticated facade of show-off people can never blemish any honest, genuine, golden heart. - Angelica Hopes
And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything. - William Shakespeare
Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. - William Shakespeare
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. - Dr. Seuss
Tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. - William Shakespeare
A smile or a tear has not nationality; joy and sorrow speak alike to all nations, and they, above all the confusion of tongues, proclaim the brotherhood of man - Frederick Douglass
It was not Death, for I stood up,And all the Dead, lie down—It was not Night, for all the BellsPut out their Tongues, for Noon. - Emily Dickinson
We often fear to say what is true. Our tongues are tied by the beliefs of the society. - Debasish Mridha
Protect your good image from the eyes of negative viewers, who may look at your good appearance with an ugly fiendish eye, and ruin your positive qualities with their chemical infested tongues. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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
Though it be honest, it is never good to bring bad news: give to a gracious message an host of tongues; but let ill tidings tell themselves when they be felt. - William Shakespeare
I suggest to wash tongues and heads with soap for some people. But I'm not sure that it would help; so you should just try to THINK. - LS.
Women's Tongues are as sharp as two-edged Swords, and wound as much, when they are anger'd. - Margaret Cavendish
She didn't say anything—at least, not with her mouth. Her eyes told me a different story. The only problem was that they each had a thousand tongues talking, each in a language I didn't speak. - J.X. Burros
Some say the bible teaches that with our tongues we can speak, set things into motion both good and bad, life and death. What we bind and loose on earth will be bound and loosed in heaven. - William Elias
Thieves and liars kill indirectly, unintentionally, and with no other weapon than their tongues and malice. - A.E.H. Veenman
There is no restraining men's tongues or pens when charged with a little vanity. - George Washington
Talkers are no good doers; be assur'd we come to use our hands and not our tongues. - William Shakespeare
The tongues of hell are dull. - Sylvia Plath
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