The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know,' and thou shalt progress.
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.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks.
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.
Be silent. That heart speaks without tongue or lips.
I will speak with a straight tongue.
Conversation in its true meaning isn't all wagging the tongue; sometimes it is a deeply shared silence.
The windy satisfaction of the tongue.
Many a man's tongue shakes out his master's undoing.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Language is wine upon the lips.
If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
Better slip with foot than tongue.
A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it.
I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers, If I belittle dogs and mothers.
When we advance a little into life, we find that the tongue of man creates nearly all the mischief of the world.
If it's supposed to be a really passionate snog, you slip the tongue in.
I wish my horse had the speed of your 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.
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