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Quotes About the Words We Speak

Quotes About the Words We SpeakWords are containers. What do your words contain? In answering that question, consider the following:

Talk low, talk slow, and don’t say too much.  ~John Wayne

If you wouldn’t write it and sign it, don’t say it.  ~Earl Wilson

The kindest word in all the world is the unkind word, unsaid.  ~Author Unknown

The easiest way to save face is to keep the lower half shut.  ~Author Unknown

Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if he kept his mouth shut.  ~Author Unknown

Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.  ~Ira Gassen

Isn’t it surprising how many things, if not said immediately, seem not worth saying 10 minutes from now?  ~Arnot L. Sheppard, Jr.

Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.  ~Horace

The difference between a smart man and a wise man is that a smart man knows what to say; a wise man knows whether or not to say it.  ~Frank M. Garafola

If you keep your mouth shut, you will never put your foot in it.  ~Austin O’Malley


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