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    Good Lord, woman. Didn’t anyone ever tell you that men have a specified word count set aside each day and if I don’t stop talking, my tongue will explode? (Syn)

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    Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.

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    Grief hath two tongues; and never woman yet Could rule them both without ten women's wit.

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    Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.

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    He who has provoked the shaft of wit, cannot complain that he smarts from it.

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    Hearts that are delicate and kind and tongues that are neither - these make the finest company in the world.

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    He tastes like mint and need, as he overpowers me with his tongue.

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    He tried to pull me against him, and I bit him on the lip. He licked his lip with the tip of his tongue. 'Did you just bite me?

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    He who doesn't lose his wits over certain things has no wits to lose.

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    Human consciousness is just about the last surviving mystery... a topic that often leaves even the most sophisticated thinkers tongue-tied and confused. And, as with all of the earlier mysteries, there are many who insist - and hope - that there will never be a demystification of consciousness.

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    His tongue is by turns a sponge, a brush, a comb. He cleans himself, he smooths himself, he knows what is proper.

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    How often, when we have been nearest each other bodily, have we really been farthest off! Our tongues were the witty foils with which we fenced each other off.

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    I act as the tongue of you, ... tied in your mouth . . . . in mine it begins to be loosened.

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    Humor is consistent with pathos, whilst wit is not.

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    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.

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    I am firmly of the opinion that people who can’t speak have nothing to say. It’s one more thing we do to the poor, the deprived: cut out their tongues … allow them a language as lousy as their life

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    I basked in you; I loved you, helplessly, with a boundless tongue-tied love. And death doesn't prevent me from loving you. Besides, in my opinion you aren't dead. (I know dead people, and you are not dead.)

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    I am obnoxious to each carping tongue/ Who says my hand a needle better fits./ A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong/ For such despite they cast on female wits;/ If what I do prove well, it won't advance,/ They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance.

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    I don't know where I learned elephants like their tongues slapped. Whatever turns you on.

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    I don't use my lips. I use my tongue to make - create the vowels.

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    I don't work on poems and essays at once. They walk on different legs, speak with different tongues, draw from different parts of the psyche. Their paces are also different.

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    I eat green ants often enough. They are wonderful. The trick is to squash them before you eat them, otherwise they bite your tongue and it ruins the experience.

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    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.

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    If my tongue were trained to measures, I would sing a stirring song.

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    If the English educated neglect, as they have done and even now continue, as some do, to be ignorant of their mother tongue, linguistic starvation will abide.

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    If there is a knower of tongues here, fetch him; There's a stranger in the city And he has many things to say.

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

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    If toes had eyes, then I could see how my feet know where to go, but toes are blind. And how is it that my tongue speaks words it cannot hear? Because for all its eloquence, the tongue itself is deaf, and flaps in soundlessness.

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    If thou desire to be held wise, be so wise as to hold thy tongue.

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    I have a very sharp tongue, I'm very impatient, and it's a lifelong struggle.

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    If we can only speak to slander our betters, let us hold our tongues.

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    I do know when the blood burns, how prodigal the soul lends the tongue vows.

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    I get really starstruck and tongue tied when I'm around other writers and the conversation tends not to go well.

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    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.

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    I haven't anything against whores, except this: some of them may have an honest tongue but they all have dishonest hearts.

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    I’ll die if you go. The Jinn will come, and I’ll have one of my fits. You’ll see, I’ll swallow my tongue and die. Don’t leave me, Mariam jo. Please stay. I’ll die if you go.

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

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    I have tried many times to express my feelings, but at each attempt, I find myself tongue-tied.

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    I hold 'Mi Tierra,' my first Spanish-language album, very close to me because that was all done in my native tongue and won me my first Grammy.

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    I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say.

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    I heard the tongues of angels and the tongues of men and it all sounded no different to me.

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    In the modesty of fearful duty, I read as much as from the rattling tongue of saucy and audacious eloquence.

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    I love hip-hop, because you can do this like that and still be super successful! You ain't gotta hold your tongue.

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    I never show the back of my tongue. That is a Dutch expression.

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    I sandpapered the roof of my mouth with 3 bowls of Cap'n Crunch - had raw gobbets of mouth-beef dangling onto my tongue all day

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

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    I still smile it's not worth the trouble any more for a long time now it's not been worth the trouble the tongue spring goes into the mud I stay like this not thirsty any more the tongue goes back into the mouth it closes it has to make a straight line now it's done I've made the image.

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    I stuck my tongue out at him because I was feeling exceptionall mature.

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    I suppose that people, using themselves and each other so much by words, are at least consistent in attributing wisdom to a still tongue.

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    I tell you this, and I tell you plain: What you have done, you will do again; You will bite your tongue, careful or not, Upon the already-bitten spot.