The writing in this book gives us a vocabulary and a way of seeing. But ultimately, with these words resonating in our consciousness, we must turn to the book of nature itself. It matters how we think about and touch this place during our brief and precious time in the world…it can come to reside in us as surely as we reside in it.

A lot of words in English confuse the idea of life and electricity, like the word livewire.

Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away.

We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.

Many, whose hearts are conquered by acute spite, roll out balanced tales from their own heart, which do not balance when you weigh words against deeds.

The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.

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

“I am by nature a dealer in words, and words are the most powerful drug known to humanity.”

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

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

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

All knowledge which ends in words will die as quickly as it came to life, with the exception of the written word: which is its mechanical part.

I think my sudden love for this girl is a truer expression of myself than anything.