Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination. 

...The limits of my language are the limits of my mind. All I know is what I have words for...of what we cannot speak, we must be silent. 

Ludwig Wittgenstein 
...Words strain. Crack and sometimes break under the burden, under the tension, slip, slide, perish. Decay with imprecision, will not stay in place, will not stay still. 
T.S. Eliot
fog on Bois Blanc Island
When the mind is thinking, it is talking to itself. 
 As a vessel is known by its sound, whether it be cracked or not, man are proved by their speeches whether they be wise or foolish. 
How forceful are honest words! 
    Job 6:25
Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body. 
    Proverbs 16:24
The words from a man's mouth are deep waters, but the source of wisdom is a flowing  brook 
    Proverbs 18:4
Let no one deceive you with empty words 
    Ephesians 5:6 
fog on Bois Blanc Island
Half 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
Words too are known by the company they keep.              
Joseph Shipley 
A man of words and not deeds is like a garden full of weeds 
English Proverb
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