"Words" Sayings and Quotes
I want to make sure kids read by the third grade and are prepared for the fourth grade. As school gets harder and kids get older, the words get bigger... If they don't understand what they are reading, they start to fall back, and their interest in school falls off.
How wonderful it would be to scatter words as they rise to consciousness, to let them lie where they fall.
I really love Scrabble. I played it with my mother growing up. We took it everywhere with us. We didn't know then about the two letter words. Who knew that AA, or more controversially, ZA, or QI were words? We were a games family generally.
I love songs because by nature they are concise; they sum up. I try to use as few words as possible. It's usually funnier that way, anyway.
At any filmmaking class, you learn the power of the visual medium and are always trying to minimise the words.
Paris is life-enhancing for all those reasons we know and all those words that have become so banal.
I reverence the Constitution of the United States as a sacred document. To me its words are akin to the revelations of God, for God has placed his stamp of approval on the Constitution of this land.
A lot of the younger kids now can rap, but they're scared of the crowd. Mastery of that stage is an MC. I don't know if you've seen any great MCs on stage but when you do it's like wow, this is more than the words to rhymes.
Survival can be summed up in three words - never give up. That's the heart of it really. Just keep trying.
My tongue is what I used instead of my fists because I was a small and cowardly young man. Amusing people with stories and being bizarre with words was my way of getting out of fixes.
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
When writing for the page, the focus is on the design - how the words appear on the page. I try to make it as direct and simple as possible.
Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure.
I've learned to use big words. Because I'm an avid reader, I can prove myself as a smart and diligent person.