Inspirational quotes about words

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A series of quotes by historical figures and famous authors and writers that inspire us in our daily work. Hopefully, they will be a source of motivation for you too.

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. Mark Twain

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

Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced. Aldous Huxley

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do. Thomas Jefferson

I believe in the magic and authority of words. René Char

Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule. Stephen King

If the word doesn’t exist, invent it; but first be sure it doesn’t exist. Charles Baudelaire

There are certain meanings that are lost forever the moment they are explained in words. Haruki Murakami

 

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