Names Quotes

Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and harp. (Psalms 149:3)

If it be a question of words and names – I will be no judge of such matters. (Acts 18:15)

I collect names for characters. Names are valuable; they can be your first source of insight into a character.

This is unfortunately a world in which things find it difficult, frequently impossible, to live up to their names.

Let us make distinctions, call things by the right names.

“How is it you know my name?” – “Knowing names is my job. My art. To weave the magic of a thing, you see, one must find its true name out.”

For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes – not that you won or lost – but how you played the Game.

If we could get back to personal names, it would do a lot of good. Government is an abstract noun meaning the art and the process of governing and it should be an offense to write it with a capital G or so as to refer to people. If people were in the habit of […]

I’m going to memorize your name and throw my head away.

One has only changed the name. The reality remains what it was.