Quote category: Language


The Greeks gave us the most beautiful word in our language: the word "Enthusiasm" - from the Greek En Theo which means "inner God".

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Louis Pasteur Permalink to Louis Pasteur quote

Silence is unceasing eloquence. It is the best language.

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Ramana Maharshi Permalink to Ramana Maharshi quote

Silence is the language of God. It is also the language of the heart.

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Swami Sivananda Permalink to Swami Sivananda quote

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.

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Oscar Wilde Permalink to Oscar Wilde quote

The tongue like a sharp knife, kills without drawing blood.

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Buddha Permalink to Buddha quote

The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.

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Buddha Permalink to Buddha quote

I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk because for years I had been giving myself out in words.

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Albert Schweitzer Permalink to Albert Schweitzer quote