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Motivational Tongue Quotes

May these quotes about Tongue inspire and motivate you.

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

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Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

The function of muscle is to pull and not to push,
except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The tongue like a sharp knife...
Kills without drawing blood.
- The Buddha


 

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

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire,
in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a
dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
- Hal Borland

The martyr cannot be dishonored.
Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame;
every prison a more illustrious abode.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends -
you're safe in doing it.
But if you take the slightest pleasure in it,
that's the time to hold your tongue.
- Alice Duer Miller

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue
as when it finds an angry heart.
- Thomas Fuller

I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
- Adam Clarke

There's an element of tongue-in-cheek in every one of our songs.
Walking off into the sunset, holding hands,
and being married forever was not exactly a brand new idea.
- Peter Noone

It's going to be the year of the sharp elbow and the quick tongue.
- George W. Bush

The thing that made Groucho special was the way he used his body parts.
He also had a wicked tongue.
People didn't realize it, but when Groucho said something,
he meant it.
- Sidney Sheldon

I'm forbidden fruit.
Once you go to certain households, mommy doesn't want
you to see that dirty man who sticks his tongue out
and spits out blood and all that stuff.
- Gene Simmons

Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances,
is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.
- Henry Fielding

Russell Baker writes columns as a poet writes light verse -
with tongue in cheek and a steady hand.
- Thomas D'Evelyn

I want to make wines that harmonize with food -
wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness.
- Robert Mondavi

Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound.
- Peace Pilgrim

I'd managed to bite a very large hole in the side of
my tongue before they could pry my teeth apart.
By all evidence, and there's no denying it,
that thing I had on the set was a fit.
- Dick York

Ambition drove many men to become false;
to have one thought locked in the breast,
another ready on the tongue.
- Sallust

In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs
to a disappointed person.
- George Bancroft

The gracious, eternal God permits the spirit to green
and bloom and to bring forth the most marvelous fruit,
surpassing anything a tongue can express and a heart conceive.
- Johannes Tauler

This is courtship all the world over -
the man all tongue; the woman all ears.
- Emily Murphy

I speak English, so I am no longer cute.
My tongue itches for French.
- Anna Held

A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.
- Washington Irving

Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
- Jeremy Taylor

I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek
as my tongue is always in it.
- Flannery O'Connor

I drink for the effect, because it loosens up the tongue a little bit.
- Peter Steele

Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is
the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
- Washington Irving

You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.
- John Ford

'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
- Euripides

Fighting is essentially a masculine idea;
a woman's weapon is her tongue.
- Hermione Gingold

There is a silence, the child of love,
which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly
than the tongue is able to do.
- William Drummond

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but
she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
- Irvin S. Cobb

You know how most dogs lick you on the cheek? If you're
sleeping and not ready for it,
my dog, Joe, will get his tongue inside your mouth.
It's by far the worst kiss I've ever had.
- Will Estes

Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.
- Davy Crockett

Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips,
lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace...
on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.
- William Drummond

Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction,
compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
- Richard Steele

I perceived how that it was impossible to establish
the lay people in any truth except the Scripture were
plainly laid before their eyes in their mother tongue.
- William Tyndale

A fluent tongue is the only thing a mother don't like
her daughter to resemble her in.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother.
It's inflammatory.
- Tennessee Williams

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument,
endeavors to silence by persecution,
in old days by fire and sword,
in modern days by the tongue.
- Charles Simmons

AUM, the most primordial human sound -
and the sound most connected to Spirit,
is pronounced in these three parts:
A (as in mama) - a throat sound
that vibrates in the abdomen - signifies waking.
U (as in who) - a tongue sound
that vibrates in the chest - signifies dreaming.
M (as in mama) - a lip sound
that vibrates in the head - signifies sleeping.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love.
- John Donne

I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language,
but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor.
- Max von Sydow

Love's tongue is in his eyes.
- John Fletcher

We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,
at our peril, risk and hazard.
- Voltaire

The tongue is the only tool that gets sharper with use.
- Washington Irving

He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel.
- Matthew Henry

The new Germany has the unquestionable right to hold
its tongue between its teeth.
- Karl Liebknecht

We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
- Diogenes

I've never felt that using something with tongue in
cheek has been a bad thing.
- John Schlesinger

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.
- Omar N. Bradley

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

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

You can change your world by changing your words...
Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.
- Joel Osteen

Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
- Publilius Syrus

An Englishman's never so natural as when he's holding his tongue.
- Henry James

O friend unseen, unborn, unknown, Student of our sweet English tongue,
I never indulge in poetics - Unless I am down with rheumatics.
- Quintus Ennius

Good copy can't be written with tongue in cheek,
written just for a living.
You've got to believe in the product.
- David Ogilvy

If it's supposed to be a really passionate snog,
you slip the tongue in.
- Jennifer Ellison

The sweetest noise on earth, a woman's tongue;
A string which hath no discord.
- Barry Cornwall

Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books,
for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not
hesitate to do the same with his pen.
- Maimonides

Hermione uses all these big long tongue twister words.
I don't know what she's going on about half the time!
- Emma Watson

Now they're getting so politically correct you can't
even stick your tongue out at somebody.
- Richard Petty

Vicksburg lies on top of a bluff on the east side of
a large tongue of land jutting out into the Mississippi.
- Knute Nelson

I like reading Ball Tongue lyrics and all that stuff.
And they published a book, and I wouldn't give my lyrics,
and it's all wrong in the book, and I giggle.
It's funny.
- Jonathan Davis

A few years ago I was at a party and this guy threw me over his shoulder,
ran across the street, put me in his car,
and stuck his tongue in my mouth.
- Rachel Bilson

Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
- Virginia Woolf


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