The tongue like a sharp knife ... Kills without drawing blood.
A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
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.
A person’s tongue can give you the taste of his heart.
My tongue speak what my heart thinks.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.
The wound that's made by fire will heal,
But the wound that's made by tongue will never heal.
Faithful heart may have froward tongue.
Never trust your tongue when your heart is bitter.
You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.
Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
When we advance a little into life, we find that the tongue of man creates nearly all the mischief of the world.
I had to touch you with my hands, I had to taste you with my tongue; one can't love and do nothing.
A knife wound heals, but a tongue wound festers.
Give thy thoughts no tongue.
Love's tongue is in the eyes.
Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
The tongue may hide the truth but the eyes—never!
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.
In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.
The tongue is the vile slave's vilest part.
Surely human affairs would be far happier if the power in men to be silent were the same as that to speak. But experience more than sufficiently teaches that men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues.
If we can only speak to slander our betters, let us hold our tongues.
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