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A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently. - Saint Augustine of Hippo


Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous. - Mencius [Mengzi, Meng-Tse]


So far as I know, anything worth hearing is not usually uttered at seven o'clock in the morning; and if it is, it will generally be repeated at a more reasonable hour for a larger and more wakeful audience. - Moss Hart


A word once uttered can never be recalled. - Horace [Quintus Horacius Flaccus]


Then there is that glorious Epicurean paradox, uttered by my friend, the Historian in one of his flashing moments: 'Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries.' - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


The touch of an infinite mystery passes over the trivial and the familiar, making it break out into ineffable music. The trees, the stars, and the blue hills ache with a meaning which can never be uttered in words. - Sir Rabindranath Tagore


Last of all Hurin stood alone. Then he cast aside his shield, and wielded an axe two-handed; and it is sung that the axe smoked in the black blood of the troll-guard of Gothmog until it withered, and each time that he slew Hurin cried 'Aure entuluva! Day shall come again!' Seventy times he uttered that cry; but they took him at last alive. - J. R. R. Tolkien


The most common sort of lie is the one uttered to one's self. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche