Tongue Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old tongue quotes, tongue sayings, and tongue proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The tongue may hide the truth but the eyes—never! Mikhail Bulgakov
The tongue is the worst part of a bad servant. Juvenal
A rejoicing heart soon makes a praising tongue. Charles Spurgeon
Much tongue and much judgment seldom go together. Roger L'Estrange
My tongue swore, but my mind was still unpledged. Euripides
A complaining tongue reveals an ungrateful heart. William Arthur Ward
The greatest test of a man's character is his tongue. Oswald Chambers
The tongue should not be suffered to outrun the mind. Chilon of Sparta
What the tongue has promised, the body must submit to. Rex Stout
A tongue prone to slander is the proof of a depraved mind. Publilius Syrus
There are many tongues to talk, and but few heads to think. Victor Hugo
A deceitful tongue will always be good at twisting the truth. Dennis Adonis
The tongues of dying men enforce attention like deep harmony. William Shakespeare
The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood. Buddha
When the distraction of the tongue is removed, the heart listens. Theodore Dreiser
Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound. Peace Pilgrim
The tongue may be an unruly member-- But silence poisons the soul. Edgar Lee Masters
The tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. James, son of Zebedee