Once you have said a thing, it is too late to regret having said it. We find the following in The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam translated by Edward... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Speak
Unless we listen to each other, we shall learn nothing
Remarks not meant to be taken seriously frequently turn out to be true. For example: 'That's a nice car you've got there, Frank,' said his... Read more →
Sometimes it is prudent to say nothing, especially in consideration for other's people feelings.
Speak well of them, for they cannot speak for themselves. 'Death softens all resentments', wrote John Greenleaf Whittier, the American poet,... Read more →
Speak the truth boldly in defiance of strong temptation to tell lies.
To 'speak fair' is to treat others with civility. Think what you like about them, but be polite when you speak to them. There is, however, the... Read more →
Sometimes it's better to be silent than to speak. See Speech is silver, silence is golden.
Don't be self-conscious. Don't be embarrassed if you have a big nose, or your ears stick out, or you need a hair-do, or you didn't clean your... Read more →
When you have done something wrong you are so conscious of it that you feel that everyone else knows about it.