Best 374 of Tongue quotes - MyQuotes
Good nature is a man’s heaven, The cursing of the [furious] is painful. If you are skilled in speech, you will win, The tongue is [a king’s] sword; Speaking is stronger than all fighting, The skillful is not overcome.
Ben's tongue is like sunscreen...It's good for your health and should be applied liberally.
Omar N. Bradley
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.
Language upon a silvered tongue affords enchantment enough.
He never labored so hard to learn a language as he did to hold his tongue, and it affected him for life. The habit of reticence — of talking without meaning — is never effaced.
You can not control the thought, but you can control the tongue.
The tongue never slips – remember this always. What goes on within the mind comes invariably on the tongue.
Mattie sticks out her tongue, and I take that as my dismissal.
Whoever does not hold his tongue cannot understand his deen.
When a tongue fails to send forth appropriate shafts, there might be a word to act as healer of these.
Words. I had always loved them. I collected them, like I had collected pretty stones as a child. I liked to roll words over my tongue like a lump of molten honeycomb, savouring the sweetness, the crackle, the crunch.
You don't need to kill with a sword, the tongue can do equally a better job and police will not knock on your door
You got men who can't hold peace and women who can't control their tongues. The rich seduce the poor, and the old seduce the young.
The sweetly discoursing tongue lures forth the serpent from its lair.
Wayne Gerard Trotman
Mightier than the sword, the pen may be; but the tongue is mightiest of all.
Michael Bassey Johnson
There's nothing worthless about being wordless, it will only save your mouth from talking gibberish.
Make it your goal to employ the sweet speech that marks you as a wife after God's own heart.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Humor is consistent with pathos, whilst wit is not.
A rejoicing heart soon makes a praising tongue.
The greatest test of a man's character is his tongue.
A nervous silence loosens tongues
A slip of the foot may injure your body, but a slip of the tongue will injure your bond.
The "Wet Tongue Gets Stuck To A Frozen Flagpole" attack!
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My tongue is prone to lose the way,Not so my pen, for in a letterWe have not better things to say,But surely put them better.
Vineet Raj Kapoor
TRUTH LIVES IN ON MY TONGUE IT HAS NO ISSUES WITH PAIN राज़ सच तो मेरी ज़ुबाँ पे रहता है के उसे दर्द से कोई तक़लीफ़ नहीं
Logan Pearsall Smith
Hearts that are delicate and kind and tongues that are neither - these make the finest company in the world.
The tongue can be an ambassador of the heart. Or a deadly weapon. Somehow the Spirit of God took hold of me. I realized the devastating power of reckless words. And I began to pray that God would transform my tongue and use my words to bring healing and hope.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
For there are deeds which have no form, sufferings which have no tongue.
No ear can hear nor tongue can tell the tortures of the inward hell!
I grew up, as many Indians do, in an archipelago of tongues. My maternal grandfather, who was a surgeon in the city of Madras, was fluent in at least four languages and used each of them daily.
I saw pearls in her mouth and the velvet cushion of her tongue and I heard the magic words come out of her.
There are many whose tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
So I learned to hold my tongue and to turn my features into an indifferent mask so that no one could ever read my thoughts.
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Nothing complements a fast mind better than a slow tongue. And nothing aggravates a slow mind better than a fast tongue.
We set down feasts for each other and treated our love with tongues of fire. Our bodies were fields of wonder to us.
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.
Avoid witticisms at the expense of others.
Art made tongue-tied by authority.
Too late! The two saddest words in any tongue.
Silence, maiden; thy tongue outruns thy discretion.
What early tongue so sweet saluteth me?
Tattletales, and those who listen to their slander, by my good will, should all be hanged. The former by their tongues, the latter by their ears. [Lat., Homines qui gestant, quique auscultant crimina, si meo arbitratu liceat, omnes pendeant gestores linguis, auditores auribus.]
Don't live by your thoughts only; live by your words also. Whatever plans you think about, affirm it in your mouth first, declare it and you will succeed in working it out! Words can be powerful!
You're surrounded by it wherever you go, you walk through it, breathe it...it's in your lungs and under your tongue and between your fingers and toes.
She felt that she could so much more depend upon the sincerity of those who sometimes looked or said a careless or a hasty thing, than of those whose presence of mind never varied, whose tongue never slipped.
O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it.
[My mother tongue is] Albanian. But, I am equally fluent in Bengali (language of Calcutta) and English.
Thieves and liars kill indirectly, unintentionally, and with no other weapon than their tongues and malice.
WHANGDEPOOTENAWAH, n. In the Ojibwa tongue, disaster; an unexpected affliction that strikes hard.