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Be quick in action, but cautious in speech.
Speech is the voice of the heart.
Kind words can warm for three winters, while harsh words can chill even in the heat of summer.
Words whispered on Earth are heard in Heaven like thunder; evil done in dark places the gods see like lightning.
Words are but air; the pen leaves a mark.
Good words by the third time will even bore the dogs.
Good speech need not be behind other's backs; speech behind other's backs is not good.
Clever words are not as good as straight talk.
Those who have nothing to say chatter endlessly.
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