GIGA THE MOST EXTENSIVE
COLLECTION OF
QUOTATIONS
ON THE INTERNET
Google
Search GIGA
Loading
Home
Page
GIGA
Quotes
Biographical
Name Index
Biographical
Name List
Chronological
Name Index
Topic
List
Reading
List
Site
Notes
Varying Hare
Books
Crossword
Solver
Anagram
Solver
SubAnagram
Solver
TOPICS:          A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
PEOPLE:    #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


TONGUE
 << Prev Page    Displaying page 3 of 3
[ Also see Babblers Conversation Dentistry Eloquence Gossip Language Loquacity Mouth Oratory Rumor Silence Slander Speech Talk Talking Teeth Voice Words ]

All swol'n with chafing, down Adonis sits,
  Banning his boist'rous and unruly beast;
    And now the happy season once more fits
      That lovesick Love by pleading may be blest;
        For lovers say the heart hath treble wrong
          When it is barred the aidance of the tongue.
      - William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis
         (l. 325)

The chameleon, who is said to feed upon nothing but air, has of all animals the nimblest tongue.
      - Jonathan Swift

In the use of the tongue God hath distinguished us from beasts, and by the well or ill using it we are distinguished from one another; and therefore, though silence be innocent as death, harmless as a rose's breath to a distant passenger, yet it is rather the state of death than life.
      - Jeremy Taylor

Restrain thy mind, and let mildness ever attend thy tongue.
      - Theognis of Megara

To many men well-fitting doors are not set on their tongues.
      - Theognis of Megara

Is there a tongue like Delia's o'er her cup,
  That runs for ages without winding up?
      - Edward Young, Love of Fame
         (satire I, l. 281)


Displaying page 3 of 3 for this topic:   << Prev  1 2 [3]

 WWW.GIGA-USA.COM     Back to Top of Page 
The GIGA name and the GIGA logo are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
GIGA-USA and GIGA-USA.COM are servicemarks of the domain owner.
Copyright © 1999-2013 John C. Shepard. All Rights Reserved.
Last Revised: 2013 March 16
Click > HERE < to report errors

Buy a good book from
Varying Hare Books