Favorite Word Quotes

“…All I know is what I have words for.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, 1953

“All my life I’ve looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” – Buddha

“Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know more.” – Confucius

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” – Mark Twain, Letter to George Bainton, 10/15/1888

“Words are playthings of the mind.” – Phyllis Diller

“Words have weight.” – Stephen King, On Writing

“Memories fade but words hang around forever.” – Daniel H. Wilson, Robopocalypse

“Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.” – Jim Rohn

“A careless word may kindle strife, a cruel word may wreck a life, a timely word may lessen stress, a loving word may heal and bless.” – Author Unknown

“Words are the voice of the heart.” – Confucius

“If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.” – Chinese Proverb

“A word dropped from a song makes it all wrong.” – Author Unknown


Other Appendices:

Appendix I:  Some of My Favorite Words with Thoughts

Appendix II:  Most Popular Favorite Words

Appendix III:  Three Most Favorite Words Research

Appendix IV:  A List of Positive Words

Appendix V:  Interesting Word Facts and Word Stats

Appendix VI:  Favorite Words of Celebrities