"In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker."
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"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."
"Words are loaded pistols."
"A word too much always defeats its purpose."
"It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds."
"It is with words as with sunbeams -- the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn."
"How often misused words generate misleading thoughts."
"Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party."
"Our words have wings, but fly not where we would."
"For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice."
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