Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or an author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain



Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes: Daily Inspirational Quotes and Sayings
Home  |  Inspiration  |  Quotes to Live By  |  Deep Quotes  |  Relationships  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Tongue Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Tongue.

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Related topics: Positive Sad Feeling-Down Wisdom Romantic Love

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

If the tongue had not been framed for articulation,
man would still be a beast in the forest.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The tongue like a sharp knife...
Kills without drawing blood.
- The Buddha

 

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends -
you're safe in doing it.
But if you take the slightest pleasure in it,
that's the time to hold your tongue.
- Alice Duer Miller

There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue
as when it finds an angry heart.
- Thomas Fuller

Please sign up for my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email using the form below.
Thank You,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire,
in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a
dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
- Hal Borland

The function of muscle is to pull and not to push,
except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The martyr cannot be dishonored.
Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame;
every prison a more illustrious abode.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek
as my tongue is always in it.
- Flannery O'Connor

Good copy can't be written with tongue in cheek,
written just for a living.
You've got to believe in the product.
- David Ogilvy

The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve
all the purposes of vice,
in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice.
- Joseph Butler

Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
- Publilius Syrus

'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
- Euripides

AUM, the most primordial human sound -
and the sound most connected to Spirit,
is pronounced in these three parts:
A (as in mama) - a throat sound
that vibrates in the abdomen - signifies waking.
U (as in who) - a tongue sound
that vibrates in the chest - signifies dreaming.
M (as in mama) - a lip sound
that vibrates in the head - signifies sleeping.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's going to be the year of the sharp elbow and the quick tongue.
- George W. Bush

Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
- Jeremy Taylor

The tongue is the only tool that gets sharper with use.
- Washington Irving

We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
- Diogenes

Not necessarily, a lot of my songs are firmly tongue in cheek.
- David Coverdale

It is a sign that your reputation is small and sinking
if your own tongue must praise you.
- Matthew Hale

Now they're getting so politically correct you can't
even stick your tongue out at somebody.
- Richard Petty

A tart temper never mellows with age,
and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows
keener with constant use.
- Washington Irving

If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him,
but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
- Abraham Cahan

The new Germany has the unquestionable right to hold
its tongue between its teeth.
- Karl Liebknecht

Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound.
- Peace Pilgrim

I have often repented speaking, but never of holding my tongue.
- Xenocrates

Ambition drove many men to become false;
to have one thought locked in the breast,
another ready on the tongue.
- Sallust

I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers,
If I belittle dogs and mothers.
- Ogden Nash

The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time
you feel you must say something or bust.
- Josh Billings

I will speak with a straight tongue.
- Chief Joseph

All parts of the human body get tired eventually -
except the tongue.
- Konrad Adenauer

An Englishman's never so natural as when he's holding his tongue.
- Henry James

Even on the most serious ballads, I'll throw in a tongue-in-cheek remark.
- Brad Paisley

Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.
- Davy Crockett

He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel.
- Matthew Henry

You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.
- John Ford

For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love.
- John Donne

You know how most dogs lick you on the cheek? If you're
sleeping and not ready for it,
my dog, Joe, will get his tongue inside your mouth.
It's by far the worst kiss I've ever had.
- Will Estes

A quote is just a tattoo on the tongue.
- William F. DeVault

I am convinced that the best service a retired general
can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his
suit and to mothball his opinions.
- Omar N. Bradley

We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,
at our peril, risk and hazard.
- Voltaire

Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is
the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
- Washington Irving

The pen is the tongue of the mind.
- Horace

The natural habitat of the tongue is the left cheek.
- Red Smith

Poetry is the mother-tongue of the human race.
- Johann G. Hamann

A few years ago I was at a party and this guy threw me over his shoulder,
ran across the street, put me in his car,
and stuck his tongue in my mouth.
- Rachel Bilson

Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly.
- Mao Tse-Tung

I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The sweetest noise on earth, a woman's tongue;
A string which hath no discord.
- Barry Cornwall

Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
- Adam Clarke

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but
she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
- Irvin S. Cobb

I perceived how that it was impossible to establish
the lay people in any truth except the Scripture were
plainly laid before their eyes in their mother tongue.
- William Tyndale

Age makes all things greater after their death;
a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave.
- Sextus Propertius

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument,
endeavors to silence by persecution,
in old days by fire and sword,
in modern days by the tongue.
- Charles Simmons

You can change your world by changing your words...
Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.
- Joel Osteen

The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother.
It's inflammatory.
- Tennessee Williams

I prefer a kiss that is so much more than just a tongue in your mouth.
- Katherine Heigl

Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
- Cesare Pavese

Men are born with two eyes, but with one tongue,
in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The thing that made Groucho special was the way he used his body parts.
He also had a wicked tongue.
People didn't realize it, but when Groucho said something,
he meant it.
- Sidney Sheldon

I'd managed to bite a very large hole in the side of
my tongue before they could pry my teeth apart.
By all evidence, and there's no denying it,
that thing I had on the set was a fit.
- Dick York

The gracious, eternal God permits the spirit to green
and bloom and to bring forth the most marvelous fruit,
surpassing anything a tongue can express and a heart conceive.
- Johannes Tauler

Fighting is essentially a masculine idea;
a woman's weapon is her tongue.
- Hermione Gingold

If the quickness of the mind and the fluency of the
tongue are too punctilious and sharp,
moderate them in your activity and rest.
- Xun Zi

Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books,
for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not
hesitate to do the same with his pen.
- Maimonides

Russell Baker writes columns as a poet writes light verse -
with tongue in cheek and a steady hand.
- Thomas D'Evelyn

Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political
knot that would not yield to the tongue.
- Ambrose Bierce

Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.
- Francis Quarles

Love's tongue is in his eyes.
- John Fletcher


Thank you for visiting: Tongue Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

You can also browse my large collection of Inspirational Quotes.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inspirational Quotes






All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy,
our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.