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Inspirational Quotes about the power of words

The power of words is indisputable. They can impact individuals and even societies in very profound ways. Humans communicate with each other through language. We can express our feelings, emotions, ideas, perceptions, goals, dreams, worries and concerns etc. The words we use have the power to inspire, motivate and make a positive impact on others. However they also have the power to harm, deceive and even cause conflict among others. 


Have you heard of the quote? “The pen is mightier than the sword.”


People have always known how powerful words can really be and some have learned how to use this power in a positive way. Unfortunately not everyone follows this idea and they deliberately use and abuse this power. 

If you are looking for some inspirational quotes about the power of words then check these out below. 

Empowering quotes on the power of words

“Words are containers for power, you choose what kind of power they carry.” – Joyce Meyer


“You can change the course of your life with your words.” – Anonymous


“Speak to yourself like someone you love. Encourage yourself, motivate yourself, and uplift yourself with your words.” – ATGW


“But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.”- George Orwell


“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi


“Words: So innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne


“Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs.” – Pearl Strachan Hurd


“By words, we learn thoughts, and by thoughts, we learn life.” – Jean Baptiste Girard


”All my life I’ve looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.” – Ernest Hemingway


“Every morning, look in the mirror and affirm positive words into your life.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


“Words have longer lives than people.” – Mary E. Pearson


“Remember your words can plant gardens or burn whole forests down.” – Gemma Troy

Motivational quotes about words and their power

“Be mindful when it comes to your words. A string of some that don’t mean much to you may stick with someone for a lifetime.” – Rachael Wolchin


“A picture can tell a thousand words, but a few words can change its story.” – Sebastyne Young


“I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it until it begins to shine.” – Emily Dickinson


 “The meaning behind the words, the feeling is more significant than the words themselves, so listen.” –Anonymous


 “One kind word can change someone’s entire day.” – Anonymous


“Your words have power, use them wisely.” – Anonymous


“Your word is the power that you have to create; it is a gift.” – Don Miguel Ruiz


 “But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” – George Orwell


 “Think of the power of words.” – Swami Vivekananda


“The secret of being boring is to say everything.” – Voltaire


“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” – Blaise Pascal

Word quotes to inspire you

“There is a form of communication that transcends the power of words.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin


“Your words become your world.” – Nadeem Kazi


“The tongue has no bones but is strong enough to break a heart. So be careful with your words.” – Anonymous


“Good words are worth much, and cost little.” – George Herbert


”Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” – Rudyard Kipling


”The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” –  Mark Twain


“Your word is the power that you have to create; it is a gift.” – Don Miguel Ruiz


”Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.” – Jodi Picoult


“Words have power, words are power, words could be your power also.” – Mohammed Qahtani


“The more articulate one is, the more dangerous words become.” – May Sarton


“Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.” – J.K. Rowling


Deep and meaningful quotes about words

“One kind word can change someone’s entire day.” – Unknown


“The power behind words lies with the person.” – Renee Ahdieh


“Words are free. It’s how you use them that may cost you.” – Unknown


“There is a deep power in words that speak the truth.” – P.C. Cast


“Speech has power. Words do not fade. What starts out as a sound, ends in a deed.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel


“Kind words are sweet to the soul.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


“Don’t mix your words with your mood, you can change your mood but you can’t take back your words.” – Anonymous


“One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” – Cassandra Clare


“A picture is a poem without words.” – Horace


“Words have meaning. And their meaning doesn’t change.” – Antonin  Scalia


“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” – Maya Angelou


“The words we speak act as seeds.” – Sebastian Richard


“Words are all we have.” – Samuel Beckett

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