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The written word can be erased -- not so with the spoken word.
SOURCE UNKNOWN
The spoken word cannot be recalled but the written word leaves evidence.
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The spoken word is ephemeral. The written word, eternal. A symphony, timeless.
A.E. SAMAAN
No poet will ever take the written word as a substitute for the spoken word; he knows that it is on ...
LASCELLES ABERCROMBIE
The mystery of the written word;It bequeaths a different meaning every blessed day.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
The spoken word is nothing. It hardly lives longer than an insect! Only the written word is eternal....
CORNELIA FUNKE
But I just love the written word. I love to paint with the written word.
BRAD MELTZER
If the lost word is lost, if the spent word is spent
If the unheard, unspoken
Word is unsp...
T.S. ELIOT
While the spoken word can travel faster, you can't take it home in your hand. Only the written w...
KINGMAN BREWSTER, JR.
The profound ability to use aural and written language has enabled our species to collectively explo...
KATHERINE VUCICEVIC
While the spoken word can travel faster, you can't take it home in your hand. Only the written word ...
KINGMAN BREWSTER
All epoch-making revolutionary events have been produced not by the written, but by the spoken word
ADOLF HITLER
‘No written word, no spoken plea/Can teach our youth what they should be/Nor all the books on all ...
JOHN WOODEN (UNKNOWN POEM GIVEN TO JOHN BY HIS FATHER)
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
'The best place to vent out your anger is to write it down on a piece of paper because written words...
SHIVANGI PANDEY
A word once spoken cannot be recalled.
THOMAS HOOD
Now she is ignoring me as first

...

AS second


Not every word...
DEYTH BANGER
The word once spoken flies beyond recall.
HORACE
I hate that word, CAN’T. I wish it had never been dreamed
up, spoken, or defined. I wish the ...
TIFFANIE DEBARTOLO
So a voice in the mountain is enough to let loose an avalanche. A word too much may be followed by a...
VICTOR HUGO
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing,
Doubting, dreaming drea...
EDGAR ALLAN POE
It is a coincidence that Mathangi is the Goddess of Music and the spoken word, which can be rap.
M.I.A.
No printed word, nor spoken plea can teach young minds what they should be. Not all the books on all...
RUDYARD KIPLING
I want to be a cardiologist, but I always want spoken word in my life.
BRITTANY DELANEY
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
JOHANN VON GOETHE
When the written and spoken word is censored, the urban landscape becomes a nation's only physic...
MA JIAN
I've erased the word "Easy" from my vocabulary. Easy won't get you very far.
TROY GATHERS
Is it spoken word? Kinda, but that's a weird area. Is it comedy? Well, it's funny but no, it...
BRUCE MCCULLOCH
The words we speak will definitely follow us into the future & hunt us either for good or for bad.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
To search the sands of a lost desert for truth and justice in this world today you might as well be ...
GARY F EVANS...
I've erased the word "Easy" from my vocabulary. Easy won't get you very far.
TROY GATHERS
The right word fitly spoken is a precious rarity.
JOHN BOYLE O'REILLY
Speak the word,for a well spoken word good or evil goes ahead to prepare ground for its manifestatio...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
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I believe in a visual language that should be as strong as the written word.
DAVID LACHAPELLE
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The first love of my life never saw me naked - there was always a parent co...
SARAH KAY
The written word is greatest sacred documentation.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
Every word written is a net to catch the word that has escaped.
JEANETTE WINTERSON
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety
FRANCIS QUARLES
When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, tell her so.
UNKNOWN
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word satiety.
FRANCIS QUARLES
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety...
FRANCIS QUARLES
Feast of John, Apostle & Evangelist The why of natural law is the living Voice of God immanent in...
A. W. TOZER
Three things cannot be retrieved:
The arrow once sped from the bow
The word spoken in hast...
IDRIES SHAH
For a word to be spoken, there must be silence. Before, and after.
URSULA K. LE GUIN
And our safe word?"
"Wonderwall."
Lindsey turned around and cast Luc a sardonic look. " Yo...
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When I pronounce the word Future,
the first syllable already ...
WISłAWA SZYMBORSKA
When I pronounce the word Future,
the first syllable already belongs to the past.

Wh...
WISłAWA SZYMBORSKA
Many a true word is spoken in jest.
ENGLISH PROVERB
Many a true word is spoken in jest
ENGLISH PROVERB
Many a true word hath been spoken in jest.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
There is a weird power in a spoken word.
JOSEPH CONRAD
Four things come not back: the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life and the neglected opportun...
PROVERB
No one can overcome this lusty flesh by acting with gross overconfidence,but by humbly daily taming ...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
A spoken word is not a sparrow. Once it flies out, you can't catch it.
RUSSIAN PROVERB
Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportun...
ARABIC PROVERB
Many a true word is spoken in jest
ENGLISH PROVERB
A word spoken in due season, how good is it!
BIBLE
My first spoken word poem, packed with all the wisdom of a 14-year-old, was about the injustice of b...
SARAH KAY
Question everything. Every stripe, every star, every word spoken. Everything.
ERNEST GAINES
To me, presentations are the most powerful device. You can't really name a movement that didn...
NANCY DUARTE
Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportun...
ARABIAN PROVERB
God and His written word(the Bible) do not contradict each other
JOHN ALEXANDER TRISTRAM
I love to draw and paint. I'm very active in that way, but I'm not very good with the writte...
MACKENZIE FOY
Honesty is a word that is hardly ever spoken Deceit is a word that makes hearts broken Love is a wor...
TIFFANNI PIRWITZ
If we don't buy a billion iPads, three-hundred million people will die of starvation. That's how the...
JUSTIN ALBERT PECOT III
If we don't buy a billion iPads, three-hundred million people will die of starvation. That's how the...
JUSTIN ALBERT PECOT III
Sow the good seed through the spoken word & expect a harvest of success.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
The written word can be powerful and beautiful - but films transport us to another place in a way th...
SAOIRSE RONAN
My favorite six letter word is
always
because it promises
so much.

My favo...
KATE DICAMILLO
The first conversation began awkwardly, although Espinoza had been expecting Pelletier's call, as if...
ROBERTO BOLAñO
Safe?” Her voice was small, timid and delicate. But beautiful. The one word chimed like little bel...
PATRICIA LYNNE
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word 'sat...
FRANCIS QUARLES
God’s will is not against the written word of God and not against the interest of God’s kingdom
SUNDAY ADELAJA
We expected the judge to rule this way. This is exactly what we were looking for.
GERALD WORD
There was a long pause. "Um, I'm afraid I don't know the word in English."
"The word for what?"...
SCOTT WESTERFELD
There is a weird power in a spoken word. . . . And a word carries far--very far--deals destruction t...
JOSEPH CONRAD
It's so amazing, if I can use that word,
JOYCE AGU
The thought manifests as the word;
The word manifests as the deed;
The deed develops into ha...
BUDDHA
Fashion rhythms of life that help you revolve around having God’s incarnate Word, by God’s gospe...
DAVID MATHIS
The original root of the word information is the Latin word informare, which means to fashion, shape...
THEORDORE ROSZAK
For the rest of his life, Oliver Twist remembers a single word of blessing spoken to him by another ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Alone!--That worn-out word, So idly spoken, and so coldly heard; Yet all that poets sing, and ...
EDWARD GEORGE EARLE LYTTON BULWER-LYTTON, FIRST BARON LYTTON
A single word can brighten the face
of one who knows the value of words.
Ripened in silenc...
YUNUS EMRE
Where can I find a man who has forgotten words so I can have a word with him?
ZHUANGZI
Every word, every phrase, wants to be in a sentence, when it is written for you.
M.F. MOONZAJER
The word mother must be replaced with the word extraordinary because they precisely are!
MEHMET MURAT ILDAN
The thought manifests the word;
The word manifests the deed;
The deed develops into habit;...
JUAN MASCARó
Spoken words evaporated into the air just as easily as burned letters, but the sound of them seemed ...
LAURA MONCUR
He laughs with relief. “Yes.” The word yes is so much more beautiful coming from his mouth, lace...
COLLEEN HOOVER
Every word first looks around in every direction before letting itself be written down by me.
FRANZ KAFKA
Not one word of Korea. Not one word with regard to Iraq. Not one word with regard to Iran. It's like...
JOSEPH BIDEN
You can get more with a nice word and a gun than you can with a nice word.
AL CAPONE
One word
Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
That word is love.
SOPHOCLES
So you're in love with her?' she went on.

A word again ... When the minds have learnt to...
JOHN WYNDHAM
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
BERTRAND RUSSELL
She liked the word ineffable because it meant a feeling so big or vast that it could not be e...
LAUREN OLIVER
You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.
AL CAPONE
You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.
AL CAPONE
You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can get with just a kind word.
WILLIE SUTTON

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