Wording Quotes

Wording Quotes by Stellan Skarsgard, Madeleine Sophie Barat, Paul Ashworth, Steve Wozniak, Chrissy Teigen, Carles Puigdemont and many others.

From my second son Gustav, I bought one of his complain

From my second son Gustav, I bought one of his complaints for 200 kroner. He was complaining that he was a middle child – he wasn’t the beloved first child, and he wasn’t the cute little youngest child. So I said, can I use that same wording in a film? And he said yeah. So I bought it from him.
Stellan Skarsgard
Your example, even more than your words, will be an eloquent lesson to the world.
Madeleine Sophie Barat
The only uncertainty surrounding the decision is the wording of the accompanying statement and, in particular, whether the assessment that ‘some further policy firming may be needed to keep the risks … roughly in balance’ will be dropped.
Paul Ashworth
I want to be able to speak with errors in my wording, errors in my grammar. When you type things into Google search, it corrects your words. With speech, I want it to be general enough, smart enough, to know ‘No, he couldn’t have meant these words that I think he said. He must have really meant something similar.’
Steve Wozniak
Some days I regret wording things the way I did in the heat of the moment.
Chrissy Teigen
Spain’s constitution was introduced to cement democracy after Franco’s dictatorship, but this government is exploiting its wording as a means to deny us our right to vote.
Carles Puigdemont
I read once that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand & the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that.
Brian Andreas
I try to be careful about wording. One of the things I’ve tried to combat in my blog is the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership.
Nicholas Kristof
My subcommittee will be thoroughly investigating this issue and demanding answers from Census officials on allegations that the Census Bureau is changing the wording of survey questions used to determine our nation’s annual report on health insurance coverage.
Blake Farenthold
Impressions are still kind of hard for me and not what I love to do the most, but with characters, I think there’s an element of fearlessness. You try to figure out the best reading and wording of the jokes before the show, and then you just really have to go hard.
Cecily Strong
Leadership contains certain elements of good management, but it requires that you inspire, that you build durable trust. For an organization to be not just good but to win, leadership means evoking participation larger than the job description, commitment deeper than any job contract’s wording.
Stanley A. McChrystal
Poetry is a second translation of the soul’s feeling; it must be rendered into thought, and thought must change its nebulous robe of semi-wording into definite language, before it reaches another heart. Music is a first translation of feeling, needing no second, but entering the heart direct.
Frances Ridley Havergal
Gospel songs to me are about the mansion in the sky, and washed in the blood of Christ’s crimson blood, songs that are filled with biblical wording that’s no longer understood by a lot of people.
Larry Norman
On vague wording of drone strike criteria: “Are you going to just drop a hellfire missile on Jane Fonda? Are you going to drop a missile on Kent State? That’s gobbledygook.
Rand Paul
All science requires mathematics.
[Editors’ summary of Bacon’s idea, not Bacon’s wording.]
Roger Bacon
Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
Linda Chavez
When someone isn’t smart enough to express their frustration, they use dirty words. Those are words that describe a lack of intelligence. Smart people don’t use those kind of dirty words, because they find it an insult to their intelligence.
Nouman Ali Khan
I try to be careful about wording. One of the things I’ve tried to combat in my blog is the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership.
Nicholas D. Kristof
There’s things in the Bible when you read the Quran there different wordings. The Quran is dealing with the Most High and the Bible is dealing with God. If they read them both and put it together they’ll know what the true culture is.
I enjoy wording. Words for me are tangible bodies, visible sirens, incarnate sensualities.
Fernando Pessoa
Avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason boys – to woo women – and in that endeavor, laziness will not do.
Robin Williams
The convoluted wording of legalisms grew up around the necessity to hide from ourselves the violence we intend toward each other. Between depriving a man of one hour from his life and depriving him of his life there exists only a difference of degree. You have done violence to him, consumed his energy.
Frank Herbert
Abstract art was the quivalent of poetic expression; I didn’t need to use words,but colors and lines. I didn’t need to belong to a language-oriented culture but to an open form of expression.
Etel Adnan
It’s very interesting, the joke comes first and then the wording comes within five seconds, maybe ten seconds. My thing is to get the joke across in as few words as possible. However, sometimes a word that’s not really needed does help the rhythm of it. It’s a gut feeling.
Steven Wright
Hiking is great because it’s a lifelong sport and you’re outdoors, active, so whether you call that a sport or a hobby or a recreation, I think the wording – it’s a great way to get exercise, and it can be as challenging as you want to make it.
Jennifer Pharr Davis
Reframing an extract as a quotation constitutes a kind of coauthorship. With no change in wording, the cited passage becomes different. I imagine that the thrill of making an anthology includes the opportunity to become such a coauthor.
Gary Saul Morson
Look for all fancy wordings and get rid of themAvoid all terms and expressions, old or new, that embody affectation.
Jacques Barzun
The convoluted wording of legalisms grew up around the necessity to hide from ourselves the violence we do to each other.
Frank Herbert
[Donna] Brazile had sent an email to a top [Hillary] Clinton aide the day before the town hall warning of just that question with almost the identical wording.
Donna Brazile
At bottom, textual criticism for virtually all other ancient literature relies on creative conjectures, or imaginative guesses, at reconstructing the wording of the original. Not so with the New Testament.
Daniel B. Wallace
My feelings are too loud for words
And too shy for the world.
Dejan Stojanovic