plain-spoken quotes - 10 of
It is always a mistake to be plain-spoken.
Which I wish to remark--
And my language is plain-- ...
If you are poor, avoid wine as a costly luxury; if you are rich, shun it as a fatal indulgence. Stick to plain water.
Mystery is in the morning, and mystery in the night, and the beauty of mystery is everywhere; but still the plain truth remains, t
Honest plain words best pierce the ear of grief.
Were I as base as is the lowly plain,
And you, my Love, as high as heaven above, ...
...and all the people answered with one voice, and said, "All the words that the LORD has spoken we will do."
See, I am of small account; what shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth. I have spoken once, and I will not answer; twice,
O my Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor even now that you have spoken to your servant; but I am slow of spe
Once a word is spoken, a team of four horse cannot retake it.
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