Words

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John Greenleaf Whittier

“Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.”
― John Greenleaf WhittierMaud Muller – Pamphlet

Rudyard Kipling

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”

― Rudyard Kipling

Aldous Huxley

“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.”
― Aldous HuxleyBrave New World

Steve Martin

“Some people have a way with words, and other people…oh, uh, not have way.”
― Steve Martin
Mother Teresa

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”

― Mother Teresa

Arundhati Roy

“That’s what careless words do. They make people love you a little less.”

― Arundhati RoyThe God of Small Things

Patrick Rothfuss

“Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.”

― Patrick RothfussThe Name of the Wind

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