Posts tagged ‘words’

November 6, 2013

Quote of the Day: Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the times in which it is used.

February 19, 2013

Quote of the Day: Rudyard Kipling

Words are the most powerful drug used by mankind.

September 21, 2012

Quote of the Day: Ayn Rand

Words are a lens to focus one’s mind.

January 24, 2012

Quote of the Day: Hermann Hesse

Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.

June 21, 2011

Quote of the Day: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.

April 26, 2011

Quote of the Day: Baltasar Gracián

A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the other one. 

April 18, 2011

Quote of the Day: Henry Brooks Adams

No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.