Words are powerful. They have incredible sway over others, and yet we don’t always know the full impact they can have. These quotes about the power of words will give you a fresh perspective about the words you choose, and will help you to use your words wisely to build others up and make a difference.
15 QUOTES ABOUT THE POWER OF WORDS
1. “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”
2. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”
3. “Don’t ever diminish the power of words. Words move hearts and hearts move limbs.”
4. “Be mindful when it comes to your words. A string of some that don’t mean much to you, may stick with someone else for a lifetime.”
5. “Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate, and to humble.”
6. “Good words are worth much, and cost little.”
7. “A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.”
8. “The secret of being boring is to say everything.”
9. “The best word shakers were the ones who understood the true power of words. They were the ones who could climb the highest.”
10. “Don’t mix bad words with your bad mood. You’ll have many opportunities to change a mood, but you’ll never get the opportunity to replace the words you spoke.”
11. “One kind word can change someone’s entire day.”
12. “The tongue has no bones, but is strong enough to break a heart. So be careful with your words.”
13. “Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs.”
-Pearl Strachan Hurd
14. “…But the human tongue is a beast that few can master. It strains constantly to break out of its cage, and if it is not tamed, it will run wild and cause you grief.”
15. “Be careful with your words. Once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.”
And that’s it!
If you loved these quotes about the power of words, why not print your favorite for inspiration in everyday life? You can stick it by the computer, in your diary, as part of a vision board, or even in a card to inspire a friend.
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