Words Have Power Quotes

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John Green
“And we're such language-based creatures that to some extent we cannot know what we cannot name. And so we assume it isn't real. We refer to it with catch-all terms, like crazy or chronic pain, terms that both ostracise and minimise. The term chronic pain captures nothing of the grinding, constant, ceaseless, inescapable hurt. And the term crazy arrives at us with none of the terror and worry you live with.”
John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

Sanober  Khan
are powerful
forces of nature.

they are destruction.
they are nourishment.
they are flesh.
they are water.
they are flowers
and bone.

they burn. they cleanse
they erase. they etch.

they can either
leave you

or brimming
with home.”
Sanober Khan

Diana Rose Morcilla
“Your life is a movie. You are the main character. You say your scripts and act to your lines. Of course you do your lines in each scene. There is a hidden camera and a director who you can ask for help anytime up above.”
Diana Rose Morcilla

Lori Handeland
“Words have power," Isaac answered. Words begin and end wars. They create and destroy families. They break hearts. They heal them. If you have the right words, there's nothin on earth you can't do."

- Crave the Moon”
Lori Handeland, Crave The Moon

Emma Paul
“Those who hate, are merely wallowing in self pity. Those who lie about someone to destroy his or her spirit, are simply trying to hide their fragile egos.”
Emma Paul

Emma Paul
“Pathetic is when you assume the worst, because you are incapable of thinking beyond your own mental capacity.”
Emma Paul

Alex Morritt
“In the absence of a formally agreed, worldwide dictionary definition of 'Quotography' (in 2016), here are my two cents worth: 'Quotography is the art of pairing unique quotations with complementary images in order to express thought-provoking ideas, challenging concepts, profound sentiments'.”
Alex Morritt, Lines & Lenses

Joy McCullough
“Others will tell you Daniel saved Susanna's life. But hear this: Susanna used her voice. She spoke her truth. She could not expect her words to change a single heart, but neither could she be silent.

Her words saved her life.”
Joy McCullough, Blood Water Paint

Isaac Marion
“I don't have to be a monster to hurt people. I can do it gently, with a single careless breath.”
Isaac Marion, The Burning World

“Words do not create change as much as example does. Be the example”
Brent M. Jones

“The Power of Words!

Words are powerful. Words convey ideas, thoughts, beliefs, feelings, and emotions. Positive words can make a great impact in our lives.

Choose to use words of encouragement and inspiration for one another. Give words of appreciation to those around you. You may not realise this but your one word of appreciation for someone may pass on the effect of positivity far and wide in the World.

One kind word can change the lives of millions of people and make people love and create a better World.”
Avijeet Das

“One kind word can change the lives of millions of people and make people love and create a better World.”
Avijeet Das

Debasish Mridha
“Some words have more power than we can imagines. Use your words judiciously.”
Debasish Mridha

Mimi Novic
“We never really know what we give to someone else.
Sometimes a few simple words may change someone's life in a single moment.”
Mimi Novic, The Silence Between the Sighs

“Words are not merely the ashes fall down after volcano erupts, in fact they are the entire volcano in themselves.”
Yash Thakur

Sarah Holman
“Words have power, power we fail to recognize time and time again. Both spoken words and written words have an impact that can last forever. That's why I'm a writer.”
Sarah Holman, There Was Always Laughter In Our House

Jyoti Patel
“Listening to her heartbeat,
'I love you' He said.”
Jyoti Patel, The Mystic Soul

John David  Anderson
“I know what you are going to say: sticks, stones, and broken bones, but words can kick you in the gut. They wriggle underneath your skin and start to itch. They set their hooks into you and pull. Words accumulate like a cancer, and then they eat away at you until there is nothing left. And once they are let loose there really is no taking them back.”
John David Anderson, Posted

Kay Boyle
“Words are shallow troughs for the deep water of the mind and it is only the fierce, the living, the simple, the clear, the angry mind which can overflow the troughs and go out over the mud, and over the grass, bearing the light of the sun on it like an angry shield.”
Kay Boyle, Words That Must Somehow Be Said: Selected Essays, 1927-1984

John David  Anderson
“It makes you wonder where they all go, all the letters and notes, the thank-you cards and he birthday invitations, the little missives scrawled along the edges of grocery lists, the doodles on the cardboard backs of spiral-bound notebooks. All the messages, so important, so pressing, so necessary.
Maybe Wolf’s right and they never really disappear. Even after they’re crumpled and thrown away, they linger and become ghosts. Not the kind that hide up in the attic rattling your shutters, but the kind that follow you wherever you go, coming back to you like an echo, like when something leaves a bad taste in your mouth. I don’t know if that’s guilt or regret.”
John David Anderson, Posted

John David  Anderson
“It doesn’t take much. A poem. A catch. A glance. A roll of the dice. And it doesn’t matter what’s true and what isn’t. Doesn’t matter what you think you know about yourself. The things you have the guts to tell people and the things you don’t. You get your label, and then you get ignored, or sometimes you get teased, but mostly you go about your business, thinking things that you would never say out loud, not to someone’s face.
But there are some words you know you can’t say. Not out loud, not without getting into serious trouble. You might whisper them to your friends, but you would never write them down. Instead you find some other way. A secret code. An inside joke… And everyone knows what it means, but nobody says anything.”
John David Anderson, Posted

Jyoti Patel
“No matter how good you are, chances are that others can hate you the most but you don't always have to care about what other's think of you.
Just do good, be good and spread smiles.”
Jyoti Patel

Jyoti Patel
“We are all a little broken,
Somewhere, Somehow, Sometime.
& that's okay!”
Jyoti Patel

Jyoti Patel
“Have patience.
Sometimes, Great things can take a lot of time and we need to learn how to be patient.
The way we act during this stage of waiting for someone or something to happen matters much more.”
Jyoti Patel

Jyoti Patel
“We can't please everyone in life. If you know what you're doing is not wrong, If you're not hurting someone, If it's not really wrong then there is nothing to be worried about. Let's always give more and expect less.”
Jyoti Patel

“I am more interested in the insecure transparency in you than the pretentious character. Naked is surreal, it may make you feel vulnerable for a while yet it will take us on a journey worth remembering.”
Suchet chaturvedi

Rachel Haimowitz
“..wondering at the power of words to choke as surely as smoke.”
Rachel Haimowitz, Counterpoint

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