"The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back."
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"Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it."
"Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously."
"The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr."
"The two most beautiful words in the English language are: Check Enclosed."
"The safest words are always those which bring us most directly to facts."
"On a single winged word hath hung the destiny of nations."
"Like an arrow to its mark flies the word good man's word."
"In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker."
"If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words."
"A word from the mouth is like a stone from a sling."
"A wise man hears one word and understands two."
"Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things."
"A single word often betrays a great design."
"There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words."
"Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins."
"Words are the small change of thought."
"What you keep by you, you may change and mend but words, once spoken, can never be recalled."
"A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please."
"To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired."
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