90 Think Before You Speak Quotes To Enlighten You

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Sometimes in impulse or in anger we all tend to say things which are rude, unwanted, insulting or hurting to others. And words are powerful. They leave an impact on people. So these inspirational quotes will make you think to choose your words wisely and see whether it leaves a smile or a scar on people’s mind.

Think Before You Speak Quotes

  1. “Think then talk.”                                                                                                                                     
    Think Before You Speak Quotes
    Think Before You Speak Quotes

  2. “Sometimes it’s better not to react.”

  3. “Words are powerful, speak wisely.”

  4. “Some things are better left unsaid.”

  5. “Open your mind before your mouth.”                                                                                                                 
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    think before you say quotes

  6. “Watch what you say when you’re angry.”

  7. “Think before you speak, words can hurt.”                                                                                   
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    Think Before You Speak Quotes Images

  8. “Your words have power, use them wisely.”

  9. “If you don’t think, then you shouldn’t talk.”

  10. “If only closed minds came with closed mouths.”                                                       
    Funny Think Before You Speak Quotes
    Funny Think Before You Speak Quotes

  11. “Sometimes certain things are better left unsaid.”

  12. “No one forces you to say things you don’t mean.”

  13. “The less people think the more they talk.” – Proverb

  14. “Think before you act. Think twice before you speak.”                                                           
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    think twice before you speak quotes

  15. “Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.”

  16. “Actions speak louder than words.” – Becca Fitzpatrick

  17. “Words scar more than you think. Think before you speak.”                                                   
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    Famous Think Before You Speak Quotes

  18. “Men of few words are the best men.” – William Shakespeare

  19. “The wise person has long ears and a short tongue.” – Proverb

  20. “Speak only if it improves upon the silence.”- Mahatma Gandhi

  21. “To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming.” – Proverb

  22. “Think before you speak. Read before you think.”- Fran Lebowitz

  23. “It’s often not what you say, but how you say it that matters most.”

  24. “Speak only when your words are more beautiful than the silence.”

  25. “If you’re about to talk about someone’s faults, speak of yours first.”

  26. “We still need a voice that thinks before it speaks.”- Simon Armitage

  27. “Anything you say can be used against you. Think before you speak.”

  28. “Before engaging your mouth, first ensure that your brain is in gear.”                                 
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    Think Before You Speak Quotes Pictures

  29. “The brain is placed superior to the mouth. Think before you speak.”

  30. “Life isn’t about just talking, it’s about thinking too.” – Marie Symeou

  31. “The tongue weighs practically nothing, but so few people can hold it.”

  32. “Anger is an emotion that makes your mouth work faster than your brain.”

  33. “There are some who speak one moment before they think.”- Jean de la Bruyere

  34. “If you think before you speak the other guy gets his joke in first.” – Jimmy Nail

  35. “Think before you speak, and don’t say everything you think.”- Alexander Lebed

  36. “Keep your words soft and tender because tomorrow you may have to eat them.”

  37. “Knowledge is knowing what to say, wisdom is knowing whether or not to say it.”

  38. “He who knows little knows enough if he knows how to hold is tongue.” – Proverb

  39. “A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows whether to say it or not.”

  40. “Before you say something, stop and think how you’d feel if someone said it to you.”

  41. “Everything you say should be true, but not everything true should be said.”- Voltaire

  42. “You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.”- John Ford

  43. “Sometimes I wish I could rewind time, and say something different in that moment.”

  44. “The words you utter should always be cautious and respectful.”- Anurag Prakash Ray

  45. “A woman who is careful with her words is a gift to all who know her.”- Lysa TerKeurst

  46. “The tongue is a small thing, but what enormous damage it can do.” – James 3:5 (TLB)

  47. “Sometimes not speaking says more than all the words in the world.” – Colleen Hoover

  48. “Analyze before you finalize in short; connect your mouth to the brain before you talk.”

  49. “A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves you a thousand moments of regret.”

  50. “Be careful with your words. Once they are said they can only be forgiven not forgotten.”

  51. “Choose your words wisely, put your brain in gear, before you put your mouth in action.”

  52. “THINK before you speak. Is it True, Helpful, Inspiring, Necessary, Kind?”- Alan Redpath

  53. “Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.” – Charles Bukowski

  54. “Words spoken can not be recalled so think twice before you speak.”- William Shakespeare

  55. “By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.”- Winston Churchill

  56. “Think before you speak is criticism’s motto; speak before you think, creation’s.”- E. M. Forster

  57. “Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.” – Lewis Carroll

  58. “Every time you speak right, you are training yourself to think right and act right.”- T. B. Joshua

  59. “The most important step in developing skillful speech is to think before speaking.”- Allan Lokos

  60. “Your word is your wand. The words you speak create your own destiny.” – Florence Scovel Shinn

  61. “The tongue has no bones, but it is strong enough to break a heart. So be careful with your words.”

  62. “Know when to speak your mind and when to let others put their foot in their mouth.”- Mark Hook

  63. “Be careful of the words you speak. It may be just words but sometimes it also hurts.”- Mhaj Porras

  64. “A fool is made more of a fool, when their mouth is more open than their mind.” – Anthony Liccione

  65. “Light travels faster than sound. That is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.”

  66. “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.”- Ambrose Bierce

  67. “Really think about your words before you speak. They can mean different things to different people.”

  68. “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”- Abraham Lincoln

  69. “Think before you speak a word of wisdom. Ponder before you utter a word of knowledge.”- Analiza Garcia

  70. “Before you speak – think. T=Is it true? H=Is it helpful? I=Is it inspiring? N=Is it necessary? K=Is it kind?”

  71. “Think before you speak, your words could hurt someone’s feeling more than you intended it to.”- Justin Bieber

  72. “My people, you gotta think before you move, you gotta speak before you cry, you gotta live before you die.”- Lil B

  73. “There are chords in the hearts of the most reckless which cannot be touched without emotion.” – Edgar Allan Poe

  74. “I don’t like to think before I speak. I like to be just as surprised as everyone else about what come out of my mouth.”

  75. “Why talk and say the unsaid words in haste when silence can speak the unspoken words?” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

  76. “You are meant to think before you speak, every act should be a spiritual one involving your total being.” – Jack Schwarz

  77. “Before you talk, listen. Before you react, think. Before you criticize. wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try.”

  78. “Think before you speak, think before you judge, think before you think you have a person all figured out.” – Lily Collins

  79. “Think before you speak. In the heat of the moment, it’s easy to say something you’ll later regret.”- Dr Anil Kumar Sinha

  80. “People need to learn that their actions do affect other people. So be careful what you say and do, it’s not always just about you.”

  81. “The person who says he knows what he thinks but cannot express it usually does not know what he thinks.”- Mortimer Adler

  82. “Think before you speak because, your words can hurt a person and you may loose that person in your life.” – Prameela Dsouza

  83. “We’ve all been hurt by words before. So before you speak, think about how your words might affect someone else.”- Naya Rivera

  84. “Be careful what you say. You can say something hurtful in ten seconds, but ten years later, the wounds are still there.”- Joel Osteen

  85. “A sharp tongue like a sharp knife can slice the best of relationships. Remember, you can change your world by changing your words.”

  86. “It is only the young and callow and ignorant that admire rashness. Think before you speak. Know your subject.”- Cass Gilbert

  87. “Drum sound rises on the air, its throb, my heart. A voice inside the beat says, I know you’re tired, but come. This is the way.” – Rumi

  88. “Think before you speak. Spend less than what you make. And whatever happens, try to make the best of what’s going on.”- Mike Leonard

  89. “I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.” – Andrew Solomon

  90. “Let nothing be said about anyone unless it passes through the three sieves: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?”- Amy Carmichael

  91. “Think twice before you speak, and then you may be able to say something more insulting than if you spoke right out at once.”- Evan Esar

  92. “I think that sometimes people don’t think before they speak. And even a small comment can make or break someone’s day.”- Lexi Ainsworth

  93. “Think before you speak, own what you say… and remember, words are weapons. They can hit hard and they can cut deep.” – Dana Stoner-Blech

  94. “Think before you speak, read before you think. This will give you something to think about that you didn’t make up yourself.” – Fran Lebowitz

  95. “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.”- Napoleon Hill

  96. “Choose your words wisely, and be sure that everything that you say or do can be used for construction rather than destruction.”- Anurag Prakash Ray

  97. “Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger, or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it’s best to be quiet.”

  98. “The tongues of conscience need a conscience of their own to keep them from speaking before they know what they are talking about.” – Henry S. Haskins

  99. “Our words have creative power. With our words, we can speak blessings over our future or we can speak negative things over our future.”- Joel Osteen

  100. “When you learn to discipline your tongue, you’ll stop scrutinizing, judging and condemning others. You’ll then focus on your own weaknesses.”- Mufti Ismail Menk

  101. “There is a difference between speaking the truth in love and judging someone hypocritically… make sure you know the difference before you speak!” – Pauline Seaport

  102. “When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.”- Abraham Lincoln

  103. “The power to see change in your life can be found in the words you speak. You have the power to set the destiny for your life by what comes out of your mouth.”- Joel Osteen

  104. “Words travel far more than we can ever reach across hearts and live longer than we can ever live on earth and as such, should be spoken with a lot of goodness in them.”- Terry Mark

  105. “No one can take less pains than to hold his tongue. Hear much, and speak little; for the tongue is the instrument of the greatest good and greatest evil that is done in the world.” – Walter Raleigh

  106. “Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.”- William Arthur Ward

  107. “Social media provides us the opportunity to think before we ‘speak’, giving us a better shot at reasoned dialog. So it’s not a huge surprise to me that not only can real communication happen, but real relationships can blossom.” – Paul Biedermann

  108. “You are meant to think before you speak. How many times is your heart involved in what you are doing? Every act should be a spiritual one involving your total being – soul, mind and body – done for the sake of the doing, given for the sake of the giving, worked for the sake of the working, not for the sake of what you can get out of it. The more you do this, uniting all the aspects of your being, the more you will create harmony, balance and peace.”- Jack Schwarz

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