If the quickness of the mind and the fluency of the tongue are too punctilious and sharp, moderate them in your activity and rest.
I'd managed to bite a very large hole in the side of my tongue before they could pry my teeth apart. By all evidence, and there's no denying it, that thing I had on the set was a fit.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard.
The gracious, eternal God permits the spirit to green and bloom and to bring forth the most marvelous fruit, surpassing anything a tongue can express and a heart conceive.
I've never felt that using something with tongue in cheek has been a bad thing.
I said 'well, I'll kiss her twice, you see We'll come around, I'll kiss her, and if you put a little more track down for the camera, then I'll put my tongue down her throat and you'll get what you want'. He said 'You think so'
Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
Even on the most serious ballads, I'll throw in a tongue-in-cheek remark.
By the time I got to the hospital, I certainly realised that I had a problem because I couldn't write or print at that time, which lasted luckily only about four months. I'd gone numb here and on my tongue and the right foot a little bit.
Vicksburg lies on top of a bluff on the east side of a large tongue of land jutting out into the Mississippi.
I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers, If I belittle dogs and mothers.
I want to make wines that harmonize with food - wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness.
You can't make people believe in you if you play a horror part with your tongue in your cheek.
The new Germany has the unquestionable right to hold its tongue between its teeth.
Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
I speak English, so I am no longer cute. My tongue itches for French.
There is nothing that so much gratifies an ill tongue as when it finds an angry heart.
Junipers are generally chosen for the latter purpose, as they can be more readily bent into the desired form the eyes and tongue are added afterwards, and the representation altogether is really good.
Russell Baker writes columns as a poet writes light verse - with tongue in cheek and a steady hand.
Not necessarily, a lot of my songs are firmly tongue in cheek.
Among these temples there is one which far surpasses all the rest, whose grandeur of architectural details no human tongue is able to describe for within its precincts, surrounded by a lofty wall, there is room enough for a town of five hundred families.
The tongue always returns to the sore tooth.
He bites his tongue who speaks in haste.
The deeper the sorrow the less the tongue has it.
Nothing is greater or more fearful sacrilege than to prostitute the great name of God to the petulancy of an idle tongue.