„You can taste a word.“

—  Pearl Bailey, Quoted in Newsweek, 4 December 1967
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—  Conor McGregor Irish mixed martial artist and boxer 1988
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„Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.“

—  Lucille Ball American actress and businesswoman 1911 - 1989
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„You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.“

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„You can never get rid of God as long as you continue to use words, because all words are part of the Word.“

—  Northrop Frye Canadian literary critic and literary theorist 1912 - 1991
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„Words are for meaning: when you've got the meaning, you can forget the words.“

—  Zhuangzi classic Chinese philosopher -369 - -286 a.C.
Context: A trap is for fish: when you've got the fish, you can forget the trap. A snare is for rabbits: when you've got the rabbit, you can forget the snare. Words are for meaning: when you've got the meaning, you can forget the words. Where can I find someone who's forgotten words so I can have a word with him?... Variant: "Where can I find a man who has forgotten words? He is the one I would like to talk to."

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