40 Inspiring Quotes About The Power Of Words

inspiring quotes about the power of words
Words have the power to inspire, confine and weaken people to what they are. Choose your words wisely when you say someone, but most especially your words must be encouraging. That these quotes motivate you to express to yourself the right phrases to make your ambitions come true. The 40 most motivational quotes on words power.

Inspiring quotes about the power of words

1. “It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.” — George Eliot

2. “Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.” — Francis Bacon

3. “That’s mostly what the Internet is, just passing the time. But unfortunately, you are dealing with words that can have meaning.” — Tom Wolfe

4. “You can stroke people with words.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

5. “If you’re not careful to think and speak words of faith, worry will creep in, and it will not only steal your peace and joy, it will steal your ‘today.’ The present is the greatest gift God ever gives us. So hold on to the peace that’s yours in Christ. Don’t let it go.” — Joyce Meyer

6. “I think it is important, to begin with, a statement in your speech that grabs the attention of the audience. I try to make my opening line 15 words or less.” — Charles R. Swindoll

7. “All I’m writing is just what I feel, that’s all. I just keep it almost naked. And probably the words are so bland.” — Jimi Hendrix

8. “But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.” — Lord Byron

9. “The correct statement of the laws of physics involves some very unfamiliar ideas which require advanced mathematics for their description. Therefore, one needs a considerable amount of preparatory training even to learn what the words mean.” — Richard P. Feynman

10. “Guarding your heart and protecting your dignity are a little bit more important than clarifying the emotions of someone who’s only texting you back three words. I’ve learned that from trying to figure out people who don’t deserve to be figured out.” — Taylor Swift

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11. “There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.” — Aeschylus

12. “Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.” — Elie Wiesel

13. “The Bible is not only laws, but it’s also stories. It begins, ‘In the beginning God created Heaven.’ If I had written these words, I wouldn’t have written anything else; it’s just enough.” — Elie Wiesel

14. “There’s a lot of memorization that goes on in school. You memorize vocabulary words and all these sorts of things.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson

15. “I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.” — Anne Frank

16. “Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure.” — Henri Nouwen

17. “A wise man should so write (though in words understood by all men) that wise men only should be able to commend him.” — Thomas Hobbes

18. “When I was 15 years old in 1955, I heard of Rosa Parks. I heard the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. on our radio.” — John Lewis

19. “I don’t think anything about a personal legacy. I mean, those words would never come out of my mouth unless I just repeated them. Those things have never been important to me.” — Tom Brady

20. “Bobby Knight told me this: ‘There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.’ In other words, a good offense wins.” — Dan Quayle

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21. “I think one’s feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.” — Florence Nightingale

22. “The custom of speaking to God Almighty as freely as with a slave – caring nothing whether the words are suitable or not, but simply saying the first thing that comes to mind from being learned by rote by frequent repetition – cannot be called prayer: God grant that no Christian may address Him in this manner.” — Saint Teresa of Avila

23. “Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.” — Michel de Montaigne

24. “The facts tell us that no religious Faith releases – or ever has released at any moment in History – a higher degree of warmth, a more intense dynamism of unification than the Christianity of our own day – and the more Catholic it is, the truer my words.” — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

25. “Not everything has a name. Some things lead us into a realm beyond words.” — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

26. “There will soon come an armed contest between capital and labor. They will oppose each other, not with words and arguments, but with shot and shell, gun-powder and cannon. The better classes are tired of the insane howling of the lower strata and they mean to stop them.” — William Tecumseh Sherman

27. “Good words are worth much, and cost little.” — George Herbert

28. “It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.” — Henry Ward Beecher

29. “No matter how many or how few people you have reporting to you, you must remember that as you climb higher in the ranks, your words will be taken as commands even if you’re just thinking out loud.” — Simon Sinek

30. “Philosophy is common sense with big words.” — James Madison

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31. “I’m not really good at fun-to-know, human interest stuff. We’re not ‘celebrities’, whose life itself is a performance. Good or bad or ugly, we are our words. They’re what people meet.” — Terry Pratchett

32. “I have to tell you, as your Secretary of State, I went to 112 countries, and when people hear those words, they hear America. So don’t let anyone tell you that our country is weak. We’re not. Don’t let anyone tell you we don’t have what it takes. We do.” — Hillary Clinton

33. “I remember I was walking through a store, and I saw clothes a 25-year-old would wear. And the conversation in my head was, ‘I’m not young and fabulous anymore.’ But, immediately, there was a voice that said, ‘No, you can be older and fabulous.’ In other words, still just as fabulous, but in a different way.” — Marianne Williamson

34. “In countries other than Pakistan – I won’t necessarily call them ‘Western’ – people support me. This is because people there respect others. They don’t do this because I am a Pashtun or a Punjabi, a Pakistani, or an Iranian, they do it because of one’s words and character. This is why I am being respected and supported there.” — Malala Yousafzai

35. “You marvel at the economy and this choice of words. How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon? After Sylvia Plath, what can you say?” — Toni Morrison

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36. “Science in the modern world has many uses; its chief use, however, is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich.” — Gilbert K. Chesterton

37. “I love the power of words – no music or special effects – and I want to demonstrate that power.” — Chuck Palahniuk

38. “I still can’t spell anything, but I can bust out two-dollar words.” — Drew Barrymore

39. “Words can inspire. And words can destroy. Choose yours well.” — Robin Sharma

40. “Don’t mix your words with your mood, you can change your mood but you can’t take back your words.” — Anonymous