Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know,' and thou shalt progress.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
The tongue like a sharp knife ... Kills without drawing blood.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.
A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.
I wish my horse had the speed of your tongue.
Be silent. That heart speaks without tongue or lips.
Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.
Never trust your tongue when your heart is bitter.
Better the feet slip then the tongue.
I will speak with a straight tongue.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
I'm as old as my tongue and a little older than my teeth.
Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
Many a man's tongue shakes out his master's undoing.
The windy satisfaction of the tongue.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Let arms give place to the robe, and the laurel of the warriors yield to the tongue of the orator.
The language I have learnt these forty years, My native English, now I must forgo; And now my tongue's use is to me no more Than an unstringed viol or a harp, Or like a cunning instrument cased up Or, being open, put into his hands That knows no touch to tune the harmony.
I had to touch you with my hands, I had to taste you with my tongue; one can't love and do nothing.
The most beautiful philosophical song existing in any known tongue.
Soul receives from soul that knowledge, therefore not by book nor from tongue. If knowledge of mysteries come after emptiness of mind, that is illumination of heart.
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
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