In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.
For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice.
Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.
She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.
She had always wanted words, she loved them; grew up on them. Words gave her clarity, brought reason, shape.
I like good strong words that mean something…
That's what careless words do. They make people love you a little less.
Some people have a way with words, and other people...oh, uh, not have way.
You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.
He was the crazy one who had painted himself black and defeated the world. She was the book thief without the words. Trust me, though, the words were on their way, and when they arrived, Liesel would hold them in her hands like the clouds, and she would wring them out like rain.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain.
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all.