Tongues Quotes

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Scott Lynch
“I cut off his fingers to get him to talk, and when he'd confessed everything I wanted to hear, I had his fucking tongue cut out, and the stump cauterized."

Everyone in the room stared at him.

"I called him an asshole, too," said Locke. "He didn't like that.”
Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora

“I have been finding treasures in places I did not want to search. I have been hearing wisdom from tongues I did not want to listen. I have been finding beauty where I did not want to look. And I have learned so much from journeys I did not want to take. Forgive me, O Gracious One; for I have been closing my ears and eyes for too long. I have learned that miracles are only called miracles because they are often witnessed by only those who can can see through all of life's illusions. I am ready to see what really exists on other side, what exists behind the blinds, and taste all the ugly fruit instead of all that looks right, plump and ripe.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Jacqueline Carey
“A nervous silence loosens tongues”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen

William Shakespeare
“Enter RUMOUR, painted full of tongues."

[Stage direction, Henry IV, Part 2, Induction]”
William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2

Donita K. Paul
“Not all tongues that wag cohabit with a brain.”
Donita K. Paul, DragonFire

“I only say I love you when I mean it just like I only speak in tongues when I’m heated.”
Dominic Riccitello

Israelmore Ayivor
“The harbour of influence is richer in the cemeteries where people are buried with their music on their tongues unsung. Don't leave your potentials untouched!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Watchwords

“In his sermon on the baptism of the Spirit, Chamberlain points out Peter's focus in Acts 2. The amazing work of enabling the apostles to speak languages in which they had not been trained drew the attention of the crowd so Peter could address them. No doubt, they wanted an in-depth explanation. But Peter uses this incident to point to Christ and uses the attention he has to fully explain the Gospel – NOT to sensationalize a gift of the Spirit.”
Daniel Chamberlain

Israelmore Ayivor
“Those who die with their music still on their tongues unsung are trying to say “God had made a deal with the wrong customer like me”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Jazz Feylynn
“I've loved dogs so fondly, to be fearful of slobbering tongues”
Jazz Feylynn

“While edifying ourselves, we put our life in order and build it”
Sunday Adelaja

“Another purpose for speaking in tongues is the edification of the church.”
Sunday Adelaja

“The gift of speaking in tongues enables us to experience deeper prayer and thanksgiving”
Sunday Adelaja

“The Holy Spirit is given to us in order for us to be like fire, when we speak in tongues.”
Sunday Adelaja

Ana Claudia Antunes
“Latin is a dead tongue
And Romans made songs!
Then no one disagree:
It delighted them in theory
Now it's "the Latin" in me.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, ACross Tic

Meia Geddes
“Let us take our tongues and stick them out and waggle them in the wind. Let us walk, loving, let us walk and love, walking along, loving.”
Meia Geddes

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Junk food is television for tongues.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“If we had to speak our mind face to face,
Would we be as courageous to ridicule and lambaste?
Would we with sharpened tongues be so quick to disgrace?
If we had to speak our minds face to face”
Charmaine J Forde