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

Talking In Tongues Quotes

RELATED QUOTES

"In outstanding classrooms, teachers do more listening than talking, and students do more talking than listening. Terrific teachers often have teeth marks on their tongues." - Alfie Kohn

"In outstanding classrooms, teachers do more listening than talking, and students do more talking than listening. Terrific teachers often have teeth marks on their tongues." - Alfie Kohn

"Creative semantics is the key to contemporary government; it consists of talking in strange tongues lest the public learn the inevitable inconveniently early." - George Will

"Our tongues, fluent in lover's kiss." - Jennifer Calvert

"He came in tongues of living flame" - Harriet Auber

"Every one in this world has as much as they can do in caring for themselves, and few have leisure really to think of their neighbours distresses, however they may delight their tongues with talking of them." - Hester Lynch Piozzi

"Men of many words sometimes argue for the sake of talking; men of ready tongues frequently dispute for the sake of victory; men in public life often debate for the sake of opposing the ruling party, or from any other motive than the love of truth." - George Crabbe

"The tongues of conscience need a conscience of their own to keep them from speaking before they know what they are talking about." - Henry S Haskins

"The glory of the good is in their consciences, and not in the tongues of men." - Thomas A Kempis

"There is no curse in Elvish, Entish, or the tongues of Men for this treachery." - J R R Tolkien

"Let there be seasons so that our tongues will be rich in asparagus and limes." - Anne Sexton

"Here comes a pair of very strange beasts, which in all tongues are called fools." - William Shakespeare

"Our tongues have fallen madly in love and gotten married and moved to Paris." - Jandy Nelson

"Praying in tongues charges your spirit like a battery charger charges a battery." - Kenneth E. Hagin

"You'll find truth in your looking glass, not on the tongues of men." - George R R Martin

"Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace To silence envious tongues." - William Shakespeare

"Rumor with her ten thousand tongues is diffusing her uncertain sounds in almost every ear.." - Joseph Smith Jr

"Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"I've workshopped Medea where I have goddesses, and I'm naked onstage and painted gold, and talking in tongues, and the goddesses come and dress me, and Hecate arrives and fills me with the power to go kill the children so I can send them to the afterlife and do this for all women. They've never done a Medea like that. They're cheating themselves by not letting me do these roles." - Beth Grant

"Speaking in tongues is as normal to me as 'Pass the salt' It's a secret, direct prayer language to God." - Katy Perry

"I am getting sick of people. I am falling in love with things. They hold their tongues ..." - Fanny Fern

"Corruption wins not more than honesty. Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace, To silence envious tongues." - William Shakespeare

"I saw your heart, And altered there in its dark some place Were the tongues of flame the ancients knew..." - Anne Spencer

"Language is a living thing. It must survive in men's minds and on their tongues if it survives at all." - Charlton Laird

"Being assertive in the home does not produce any smiling faces, but it does bring out a few tongues." - Wes Fesler

"Hearts that are delicate and kind and tongues that are neither - these make the finest company in the world." - Logan Pearsall Smith

"Among the worst examples is that of the Alberni Indian Residential School (British Columbia) where, during the 1920s, children caught talking Indian suffered the hideous ordeal of having sewing needles pushed through their tongues." - Ward Churchill

"We're talking about being relevant again. I want the Sixers to be on people's tongues again... I want the Sixers to be the basketball team that people want to see." - Doug Collins

"Relief loosens tongues beyond measure." - Stephen King

"Weary lawyers with endless tongues." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"A nervous silence loosens tongues" - Jacqueline Carey

"And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything." - William Shakespeare

"It is often said that in Ireland there is an excess of genius unsustained by talent; but there is talent in the tongues." - V S Pritchett

"The Gospel was not meant merely to reside in our intellect, memories, and tongues, but to be seen in our lives." - J C Ryle

"Back through the ages of barbarism and civilization, in all tongues, we find this instinctive pleasure in the imitative action that is the very essence of all drama." - George P. Baker

"When I'm 70 I might be a man in a park just wandering around, speaking in tongues with kids throwing bread at me." - Noel Fielding

"All in all it was my intention to hold both the black and the white clientele by voicing the different kinds of songs in their customary tongues." - Chuck Berry

"Back through the ages of barbarism and civilization, in all tongues, we find this instinctive pleasure in the imitative action that is the very essence of all drama." - George Pierce Baker

"I am living and having supernatural experiences. A lot of people get really freaked out about that. I speak in tongues; I've been baptized in the Holy Spirit." - Stephen Baldwin

"In Hollywood today, it's cool for guys to wear nail polish and earrings in their lips and tongues. I don't get it." - Scott Caan

"Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues." - Ambrose Bierce

"In the mighty name of Jesus, all knees shall bow; all tongues shall confess! Now, in the name of Jesus, you are released!" - T. B. Joshua

"I try to write each piece in the language of the piece, so that I'm not using the same language from piece to piece. I may be using ten or twenty languages. That multiplicity of language and the use of words is African in tradition. And black writers have definitely taken that up and taken it in. It's like speaking in tongues. It may sound like gibberish to somebody, but you know it's a tongue of some kind. Black people have this. We have the ability as a race to speak in tongues, to dream in tongues, to love in tongues." - Alexis De Veaux

"I was just praying quietly in tongues and I found that a really helpful way to pray. There are other times when I use the gift when I really feel I don't know what to pray or how to pray. I know what I feel but I just can't quite put it in to words, and I use that, I find it a helpful gift. I don't think you need to speak in tongues, I don't think all Christians do speak in tongues, nobody has to speak in tongues, nobody's forced to, but if somebody wants to I think it's a good gift." - Nicky Gumbel

"Someone once said you could tell the people who were in the most successful relationships by the bite marks on their tongues." - Barbara Seranella

"Tongues wrangled dark at a man. He buttoned his overcoat and stood alone. In a snowstorm, red hollyberries, thoughts, he stood alone." - Carl Sandburg

"bike downtown, stick out tongues at the Catholics. Or form a Piss Club where we all go in the bushes and peek at each other's sex." - Anne Sexton

"RUMOUR: "Upon my tongues continual slanders ride, The which in every language I pronounce, Stuffing the ears of men with false reports." - William Shakespeare

"If there is a knower of tongues here, fetch him; There's a stranger in the city And he has many things to say." - Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib

"We hold our tongues in check because if they are undisciplined they empty the soul of the strength of heavenly grace, and weaken its healthful vigour." - Peter Damian

"What good does it do to speak in tongues on Sunday if you have been using your tongue during the week to curse and gossip?" - Leonard Ravenhill

"I'd like to incite people to break the framework, to be disobedient in school, to stick their tongues out, to keep insulting authority." - John Lennon

"The universe must be full of voices, calling from star to star in a myriad tongues. One day we shall join that cosmic conversation." - Arthur C Clarke

"My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, And every tongue brings in a several tale, And every tale condemns me for a villain." - William Shakespeare

"Do you know why teachers use me? Because I speak in tongues. I write metaphors. Every one of my stories is a metaphor you can remember." - Ray Bradbury

"They gathered up the crystal manna to freeze Their tongues with tasting, their hands with snowballing; Or rioted in a drift, plunging up to the knees." - Robert Bridges

"in the Nichtian glossery which purveys aprioric roots for aposteriorious tongues this is nat language at any sinse of the world" - James Joyce

"Poets suffer occasional delusions of angelhood and find themselves condemned to express it in the bric-a-brac tongues of the human world. Lots of them go mad." - Glen Duncan

"American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense." - E W Howe

"Spend a day talking only in rhyme." - David Salle

"Evil tongues never want a whet." - Alain-Rene Lesage

"The bitter clamor of two eager tongues." - William Shakespeare

"Foolish tongues talke by the dozen." - George Herbert

"Truth here makes Falsehood torment lying tongues." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands." - Proverbs

"Walls have tongues, and hedges ears." - Jonathan Swift

"The eyes those silent tongues of love." - Miguel De Cervantes

"There are many whose tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues." - Jim Prentice

"There are many men whose tongues might govern multitudes if they could govern their tongues." - George Dennison Prentice

"We are talking about Christianizing America. We are talking about the Gospel in a political context." - Paul Weyrich

"It's dangerous talking about yourself too much because you find yourself talking in sound bites." - Emily Mortimer

"We have employments assigned to us for every circumstance in life. When we are alone, we have our thoughts to watch; in the family, our tempers; and in company, our tongues." - Hannah More

"You have witchcraft in your lips, there is more eloquence in a sugar touch of them than in the tongues of the French council; and they should sooner persuade Harry of England than a general petition of monarchs." - William Shakespeare

"We have employment assigned to us for every circumstance in life. When we are alone, we have our thoughts to watch; in the family, our tempers; and in company, our tongues." - Hannah More

"Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent." - William Shakespeare

"I grew up, as many Indians do, in an archipelago of tongues. My maternal grandfather, who was a surgeon in the city of Madras, was fluent in at least four languages and used each of them daily." - Aravind Adiga

"Women have tongues of craft, and hearts of guile, They will, they will not; fools that on them trust; For in their speech is death, hell in their smile." - Torquato Tasso

"Who, in the midst of passion, is vigilant against illness? Who listens to the reports of recently decimated populations in Spain, India, Bora Bora, when new lips, tongues and poems fill the world?" - Lauren Groff

"It is important for Christians to spend time praying with or in the spirit-that is, praying in tongues. The Bible says, "For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God"" - Chris Oyakhilome

"They say, the tongues of dying men Enforce attention, like deep harmony; Where words are scarce, they're seldom spent in vain; For they breathe truth, that breathe their words in pain." - William Shakespeare

"You can't live in a dialect without tremendous work. Like any muscle, accents and voices and languages are all formed out of the muscles that we have in our mouths and faces and tongues." - Lake Bell

"There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues." - Arthur Keith

"So, is Hollywood anti-religion? Not in my opinion. But unlike, say, politicians and preachers who talk faith before going off to speak in tongues to their mistresses, Hollywood just doesn't wear its faith on its sleeve." - John Ridley

"When we were making Speaking in Tongues and Remain in Light, we were jamming. From that we were taking the best bits and then recording and improvising on top of those." - Tina Weymouth

"Angels are intelligent reflections of light, that original light which has no beginning. They can illuminate. They do not need tongues or ears, for they can communicate without speech, in thought." - John of Damascus

"When God gave men tongues, he never dreamed that they would want to talk about the Himalayas; there are consequently no words in the world to do it with." - Sara Jeannette Duncan

"Product of a myriad various minds and contending tongues, compact of obscure and minute association, a language has its own abundant and often recondite laws, in the habitual and summary recognition of which scholarship consists." - Walter Pater

"And I came to understand, in a way I never had before, that books are truly the stuff of miracles. I even dared to dream that someday, somehow, I might surround myself with books from many times and many tongues..." - T.A. Barron

"It is observed in the course of worldly things, that men's fortunes are oftener made by their tongues than by their virtues; and more men's fortunes overthrown thereby than by vices." - Walter Raleigh

"There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love." - Anonymous

"Speaking in tongues is not enough.If we turn men from unchristian religions to christianity we must produce miracles which convince men that Christ lives and He is real today." - T.L. Osborn

"By God, I cannot flatter, I do defy The tongues of soothers! but a braver place In my heart's love hath no man than yourself. Nay, task me to my word; approve me, lord." - William Shakespeare

"Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent; for beauty is a witch Against whose charms faith melteth into blood." - William Shakespeare

"Love demands expression. It will not stay still, stay silent, be good, be modest, be seen and not heard, no. It will break out in tongues of praise, the high note that smashes the glass and spills the liquid." - Jeanette Winterson

"I can live without it all - love with its blood pump, sex with its messy hungers, men with their peacock strutting, their silly sexual baggage, their wet tongues in my ear." - Erica Jong

"When you speak in other tongues, no one understands what you're saying, because you're speaking to God. It's a direct communication between your spirit and God. You're speaking the language that only He understands." - Chris Oyakhilome

"When you get people who are out of office, suddenly their tongues loosen up and suddenly they say the things that you wish they'd said or did when they were in office." - Bill Maher

"History has tongues Has angels has guns - has saved has praised - Today proclaims Achievements of her exiles long returned Now no more rootless, for whom her printed page Glazes their bruised waste years in one Balancing present sky." - Stephen Spender

"Man is one name belonging to every nation upon earth. In them all is one soul though many tongues. Every country has its own language, yet the subjects of which the untutored soul speaks are the same everywhere." - Tertullian

"History has tongues Has angels has guns has saved has praised Today proclaims Achievements of her exiles long returned Now no more rootless, for whom her printed page Glazes their bruised waste years in one Balancing present sky." - Stephen Spender

"There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love." - Washington Irving

"The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues. The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it, with what they have, where they are." - Robert Fulghum

"It's a fine line we walk on 'Warehouse 13.' We really earn our dramatic moments, but our tongues are always firmly in our cheeks. If we take ourselves too seriously, we get into trouble." - Joanne Kelly

"I'm not a xenophobe - I think immigration is a good thing for most countries - but they transmute the foibles of their native tongues into English in a way that's difficult to figure out." - Conrad Black

"When I need a word and do not find it in French, I select it from other tongues, and the reader has either to understand or translate me. Such is my fate." - Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

"I have every reason to believe that an individual man or woman fluent in several tongues seduces, possesses, remembers differently according to his or her use of the relevant language." - George Steiner

"When I need a word and do not find it in French, I select it from other tongues, and the reader has either to understand or translate me. Such is my fate." - Jean Anthelme Brillatsav

"I don't believe in saturation. We're thinking and talking worldwide." - Ray Kroc

"I don't like all this talking in the press." - Vitali Klitschko

"No sense in talking tough unless you do it." - Helena Maria Viramontes

"Empathy is even better than talking in one language" - Rumi

"Onstage, I find absolutely nothing but exhilaration in not talking." - Teller

"I'm not in the business of talking about what 'isn't.'" - Robin Wright

"In prayer, more is accomplished by listening than by talking." - Jane Frances de Chantal

"I don't believe in talking down to children. I don't believe in talking down to any certain segment." - Walt Disney

"The tongues of dying men enforce attention like deep harmony." - William Shakespeare

"One paire of eares drawes dry an hundred tongues." - George Herbert

"The eyes of men converse as much as their tongues." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Its sad that governments are chiefed by the double tongues." - Ten Bears

"Not all tongues that wag cohabit with a brain." - Donita K. Paul

"Those women like to see their tongues dance." - Ray Bradbury

"For God hates utterly the bray of bragging tongues." - Sophocles

"For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues." - Sophocles

"The tongues of dying men Enforce attention like deep harmony." - William Shakespeare

"I saw ten thousand talkers whose tongues were all broken." - Bob Dylan

"Guiltiness will speak, though tongues were out of use" - William Shakespeare

"I heard the tongues of angels and the tongues of men and it all sounded no different to me." - Bob Dylan

"When you're talking about Iraq and oil, you're talking about a mess, no matter who's in charge." - Dennis Kucinich

"Hillary Clinton is talking to all Americans. She's talking about jobs, she's talking about how to make this country stronger in terms of our national security. She's talking about opportunity for our young people." - Donna Brazile

"When loud by landside streamlets gush, And clear in the greenwood quires the thrush, With sun on the meadows And songs in the shadows Comes again to me The gift of the tongues of the lea, The gift of the tongues of meadows. So when the earth is alive with gods, And the lusty ploughman breaks the sod, And the grass sings in the meadows, And the flowers smile in the shadows, Sits my heart at ease, Hearing the song of the leas, Singing the songs of the meadows." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything." - William Shakespeare

"These were specific enablements given to certain believers for the purpose of authenticating or confirming God's Word when it was proclaimed in the early church before the Scriptures were written. The temporary sign gifts included prophecy (revelatory prophecy7), miracles, healings, tongues, and interpretation of tongues. The sign gifts had a unique purpose: to give the apostles credentials, that is, to let the people know that these men all spoke the truth of God. Once the Word of God was inscripturated, the sign gifts were no longer needed and they ceased" - John F. MacArthur

"I shall never forget what I saw at the Museum of Modern Art: in a spotless schoolroom, fifty little girls painting away at tables covered with brushes, pots, tubes, bowls, staring into space and sticking out their tongues like the clever animals that ring a bell, tongues lolling and eyes vague. Teachers supervise these young creators of abstract art and slap their wrists if what they paint represents something and dangerously inclines toward realism. The mothers - still at the Picasso stage - are not admitted." - Jean Cocteau

"Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth, And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny, and youth is vain; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Men are apt to overvalue the tongues, and to think they have made considerable progress in learning when they have once overcome these; yet in reality there is no internal worth in them, and men may understand a thousand languages without being the wiser." - E.D. Baker

"My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, And every tongue brings in a several tale, And every tale condemns me for a villain. Perjury, perjury, in the high'st degree; Murder, stern murder in the dir'st degree, Throng to the bar, crying all, 'Guilty!, guilty!" - William Shakespeare

"Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love. Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues. Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent; for beauty is a witch Against whose charms faith melteth into blood." - William Shakespeare

"It is curious that some learned dunces, because they can write nonsense in languages that are dead, should despise those that talk sense in language that are living. To acquire a few tongues, says a French writer, is the task of a few years, but to be eloquent in one, is the labor of a life." - Charles Caleb Colton

"In the Americas its impact has been irresistible. America has been the New World in all tongues, to all peoples, not because this continent was a new-found land, but because all those who came here believed they could create upon this continent a new life - a life that should be new in freedom." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth, And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny; and youth is vain; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"To hold our tongues when everyone is gossiping, to smile without hostility at people and institutions, to compensate for the shortage of love in the world with more love in small, private matters; to be more faithful in our work, to show greater patience, to forgo the cheap revenge obtainable from mockery and criticism: all these are things we can do." - Hermann Hesse

"If you came into the theater believing in the talking snake, it's kind of hard to leave the theater still believing in the talking snake." - Bill Maher

"She [Hillary Clinton] knows the people well. I think there is - you know, also talking about breaking down barriers and talking about that, whether we`re talking about that in economic terms. I mean, she`s the only person who has been out there talking about white privilege and talking about sort of the intersectionality of some of these issues." - Killer Mike

"When their lips met, and their tongues touched, it was like they were kissing in a hundred different places, and her senses were flooded with new sensations and old memoires. He kissed her, and their souls melted into each other in a melody older than time." - Melissa De La Cruz

"To excite in us tastes, odors, and sounds I believe that nothing is required in external bodies except shapes, numbers, and slow or rapid movements. ... if ears, tongues, and noses were removed, shapes and numbers and motions would remain, but not odors or tastes or sounds." - Galileo Galilei

"Scholars are men of peace; they bear no arms, but their tongues are sharper than Actius's sword, their pens carry farther, and give a louder report than thunder. I had rather stand in the shock of a basilisk than in the fury of a merciless pen." - Thomas Browne

"It was only later that I suffocated under the weight of his arguments, and his darker thoughts articulated. It was only later that our tongues produced landslides, that we become caught in the cracks between what we said and what we meant, until we could not find each other, did not trust the words in our own mouths." - Hannah Kent

"The less sophisticated of my forbears avoided foreigners at all costs, for the very good reason that, in their circles, speaking in tongues was commonly a prelude to snake handling. The more tolerant among us regarded foreign languages as a kind of speech impediment that could be overcome by willpower." - Barbara Ehrenreich

"the world is not always kind to a clever woman even when she is visibly known to be earning her own living. There are always spiteful tongues wagging in the secret corners and byways, ready to assert that her work is not her own and and that some man is in the background, helping to keep her!" - Marie Corelli

"Women have tongues of craft, and hearts of guile, They will, they will not; fools that on them trust; For in their speech is death, hell in their smile. [It., Femmina e cosa garrula e fallace: Vuole e disvuole, e folle uom chi sen fida, Si tra se volge.]" - Torquato Tasso



| NEXT PAGE



RELATED TOPICS

Talking in Tongues, Speaking in Tongues, Tongues, Sharp Tongues, Talking, Dead Talking, Fast Talking, Keep Talking, Loud Talking, Nice Talking, Not Talking, Not Talking Politics, People Talking, Smooth Talking, Sweet Talking, Talking About Others, Talking About Pain, Talking About People, Talking About Someone, Talking Dirty, Talking Dog, Talking Heads, Talking on Phone, Talking Point, Talking Politics, Talking Sense, Talking to God, Talking to Him, Talking to Someone,