Monday, September 5, 2011

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

5 comments:

Beth said...

How very, very true.

Nomad said...

cool!~

Alexis @ Reflections of a Bookaholic said...

So true. Those who know how to use them have great power.

Trish said...

I love how the quote itself is an example of just the kind of word combination it is referring to. Genius!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Someone told me once that words are just words. I disagree. I believe words have power and we have to remember that.