Saying Too Much Quotes

Saying Too Much Quotes by Simone Weil, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Gil Gerard, William James, Publilius Syrus and many others.

A man thinks he is dying for his country,

A man thinks he is dying for his country,” said Anatole France, “but he is dying for a few industrialists.” But even that is saying too much. What one dies for is not even so substantial and tangible as an industrialist.
Simone Weil
Our first love-letter … There is so much to be said, and which no words seems exactly to say – the dread of saying too much is so nicely balanced by the fear of saying too little. Hope borders on presumption, and fear on reproach.
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Is it then saying too much if I say, that man by thinking only becomes truly man? Take away thought from man’s life, and what remains?
Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi
I have a superstition about saying too much about what I want to happen, just in case it all disappears, or someone else comes along and beats me to it.
Gil Gerard
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
William James
Keep the golden mean between saying too much and too little.
Publilius Syrus