Quips and Quotes


A lot of people have said good things about how to use our mouths. The Quips and Quotes in Conversation Peace contain gems of speech – wisdom from noted philosophers and historical and religious figures. Profound, witty, and wise, Quips and Quotes are sure to inspire and challenge you.

Here are some more Quips and Quotes about the mouth for you to ponder:


QuoteWhen you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.

—Arabian Proverb

Quote Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.

—Ira Gassen

QuoteThe trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven’t thought of yet.

—Ann Landers

QuoteHalf the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

—Robert Frost

QuoteThe best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.

—Josh Billings

 QuoteWise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.


 QuoteThe real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

—Dorothy Nevil

 QuoteWisdom is the reward for a lifetime of listening … when you’d have preferred to talk.

—D.J. Kaufman

  QuoteOne of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.

—Will Durant

 QuoteKind words do not cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips. They make other people good-natured. They also produce their own image on men’s souls, and a beautiful image it is.

—Blaise Pascal

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