Quotes and Sayings about sayings



"The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations."
- William Feather
(Related: Experience, Wisdom, Folk, Nation, Quotations, sayings)

"Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away."
- Arthur Helps
(Related: sayings, Word)

"The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby."
- John Milton
(Related: Character, Deeds, Man, Order, Past, sayings)

"Many are called but few are chosen. There are sayings of Christ which suggest that the Church he came to establish will always be a minority affair."
- Edward Norman
(Related: Church, Christ, Minority, sayings, Will)

"Of the sayings of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels that can be compared to those in the fourth Gospel, there are one or two which I venture to think can only have been recorded on the authority of St. John."
- Alfred Noyes
(Related: Authority, Christ, sayings)

"A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string."
- George Dennison Prentice
(Related: Kindness, Pearls, sayings, Witty, Word)

"Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious."
- Ramakrishna
(Related: Books, Reading, Religious, sayings, Will)

"There are two sayings that are familiar in every news room across the country: 1) sex sells; 2) if it bleeds it leads."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Sex, News, sayings)

"A moral lesson is better expressed in short sayings than in long discourse."
- Johann Georg Zimmermann
(Related: sayings)