45 Watch What You Say Quotes To Be Careful With Your Words

Looking for wise quotes about watching your words? We have rounded up the best collection of watch what you say quotes, sayings, proverbs, captions for Instagram, and status messages, (with images, memes, pictures) to inspire you to be patient and act/speak after thinking.

‘Watch what you say’ means you are being cautioned to speak carefully. Choosing your words correctly and wisely is important. So always think before you speak and be careful with your words.

Also See: Think Before You Speak Quotes

It is so important to be mindful of the words we say to people. Our words can be the most powerful tool we have for good or they can be the most powerful tool of destruction.

If you are kind and chose your words wisely then you can always make others happier and leave them on a positive note.

Similarly when we use our tongue to vent out anger, ego, complaints, etc. then we leave the other person with a negative vibe.

Sometimes words can be very hurting and leave a scar on other’s minds and hearts. It’s not easy to forget what was said.

Also See: Power Of the Tongue Quotes

So always control your anger and never speak words that might hurt others. Words have the power to make or break, so always be thoughtful before speaking.

Top 10 Watch What You Say Quotes

  1. “You should watch what you say to people.” – Bob Benson

  2. “We have freedom of speech, but you got to watch what you say.” – Tracy Morgan                                       
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    watch what you say quotes

  3. “You won’t have to watch what you say if you watch what you think.” – Bill Johnson

  4. “Watch what you say and do because little eyes are watching you.” – Reba McEntire

  5. “Now watch what you say or they’ll be calling you radical, liberal, fanatical, criminal.” – Roger Hodgson

  6. “Defending yourself is not the same as offending your enemy. Watch what you say.” – Holly Chamberlin

  7. “Be careful what you say. You can say something hurtful in ten seconds and ten years later the wounds are still there.” – Joel Osteen

  8. “A business tip, you never know who’s having “pillow talk” with one another. Watch what u say, who u say it to, & WHO u talk about.” – Keshia Chante

  9. “Whether you know it or not, you are a role model for somebody. Watch what you say and know that you’re responsible for your actions.” – Robert Cheeke

  10. “Good advice is just watch what you say on Facebook, on Twitter, on social networks because being sued is not fun. Filing a lawsuit is not fun. And being fired and having to do all of those things is not fun. So just avoid it.” –Rachel Sklar

Famous Watch What You Say Quotes

At times a single world can change everything, so it is very important how we express ourselves.

Also See: Be Careful With Your Words Quotes

Words have the power to heal, to help, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to be humble. Once spoken we cannot take it back, so we should be very careful in speaking anything.

  1. “Do what you say you will do.” – James M. Kouzes

  2. “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.” – Proverb

  3. “Remember, what you say comes back to you.” – Zig Ziglar

  4. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” – Carl Jung

  5. “Fools make slandering a hobby.” – Martin Uzochukwu Ugwu

  6. “Say what you mean and mean what you say.” – George S. Patton

  7. “Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.” – Auliq Ice                                                               
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    watch what you speak quotes

  8. “Avoid putting yourself in situations to apologize.” – Marion Bekoe

  9. “Watch what you say, and whatever you say, practice it.” – Soyen Shaku

  10. “Be careful with what you say. A girl remembers everything.” – Taylor Swift

  11. “A character is as much about what you do as what you say.” – Darren Boyd

  12. “Ye great teachers: listen to what you say!” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  13. “You should always be careful of what you say in parting.” – Richard Paul Evans

  14. “What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  15. “You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.” – Martin Luther

  16. “Don’t say you love somebody and then change your mind … Love isn’t like picking what movie you want to watch.” – Natalie

  17. “Be careful what you say to someone today. Because tomorrow they might not be here, and you can’t take it back.” – Wiz Khalifa

  18. “More than anything else, I think prospects, customers and citizens watch what you do more than they listen to what you say.” – Seth Godin

  19. “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….!” – Unknown

  20. “Watch what you say when you are angry because it is like being drunk. The truth might slip off your tongue ruthlessly and you will never be able to undo it.” – Unknown

Be Careful With What You Say Quotes

  1. “Open your mind before your mouth.” – Unknown

  2. “They say a lot… so, I just watch what they do instead.” – Unknown

  3. “Words are free. It’s how you use them, that may cost you.” – Unknown                                                 
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    watch what you say quotes images

  4. “There’s a message in the way a person treats you, just listen.” – Unknown

  5. “Anyone can say they care. But watch their actions, not their words.” – Unknown

  6. “Never say anything to impress anyone, just say what you truly feel!!” – Unknown

  7. “Be careful of what you say. Everyone has a different way of seeing it.” – Unknown

  8. “Before you say something, think how you’d feel if someone said it to you.” – Unknown

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

  10. “If your actions don’t live up to your words, you have nothing to say.” – DaShanne Stokes

  11. “When you say ‘yes’ to others make sure you are not saying ‘no’ to yourself.” – Paulo Coelho

  12. “Be careful with your words. Once they are said they can only be forgiven, not forgotten.” – Unknown

  13. “Watch what you say in the heat of the moment just because you were angry doesn’t make the words hurt less.” – Unknown

  14. “Your words can be powerful, they can hurt or uplift, so think before you speak, as every word you say counts.” – Leon Brown

  15. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr.Seuss

  16. “3 things you can’t recover in life: The word after it’s said, the moment after it’s missed, and the time after it’s gone.” – Unknown

  17. “There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can’t. What you’ve got to do is turn around and say “Watch me.”” – Layne Beachley

  18. “Don’t mix words with your bad mood. You’ll have many opportunities to change a mood, but you’ll never get the opportunity to replace the words you spoke.” – Unknown

  19. “Watch every word that you will say because you can never take back the words you’ve said no matter how many times you apologized. It’s already tattooed in that person’s mind.” – Gorgeous Journey

  20. “Words are seeds. They do more than blow around; they land in our hearts and not on the ground. Be careful what you plant and be careful what you say. You might have to eat what you planted one day.” – Unknown


Not only to others, but it is also very important what words we utter to ourselves. We should always think and say positive things and instill hope and belief in ourselves.

Using positive words helps us to inspire ourselves and the people around us.

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