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Tongue Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Tongue are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

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 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

 

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

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

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


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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

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

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

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

Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly.
- Mao Tse-Tung

You can't make people believe in you if you play a
horror part with your tongue in your cheek.
- Bela Lugosi

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

Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know,'
and thou shalt progress.
- Maimonides

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

Poetry is the mother-tongue of the human race.
- Johann G. Hamann

The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time
you feel you must say something or bust.
- Josh Billings

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

The pen is the tongue of the mind.
- Horace

Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.
- Francis Quarles

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

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

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

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

All parts of the human body get tired eventually -
except the tongue.
- Konrad Adenauer

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

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

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

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

If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him,
but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
- Abraham Cahan

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

A quote is just a tattoo on the tongue.
- William F. DeVault

I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers,
If I belittle dogs and mothers.
- Ogden Nash

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

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

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

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

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

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

Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political
knot that would not yield to the tongue.
- Ambrose Bierce

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

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

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

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

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

The natural habitat of the tongue is the left cheek.
- Red Smith

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

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

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

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

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

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

Even on the most serious ballads, I'll throw in a tongue-in-cheek remark.
- Brad Paisley

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

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

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

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

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

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

Age makes all things greater after their death;
a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave.
- Sextus Propertius

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

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

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

Now I see that going out into the testing ground of
men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
- Sophocles

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

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

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

This universe can very well be expressed in words and
syllables which are not those of one's mother tongue.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun


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