Sticks And Stones Quotes by Phillip Adams, Michael Franti, Phyllis McGinley, Rihanna, Jim Butcher, Randall Munroe and many others.
Today, words. Tomorrow, sticks and stones. And the day after that?
My parents said sticks and stones will break your bones but names will never hurt you. But I always felt a sense of exhilaration after a fight; it was the names that really hurt me.
Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.
While sticks and stones break bones, words can never hurt? Manifestly untrue. Politics everywhere are holistic, interconnected, and the rhetoric of right or left can produce toxic atmospheres in which lunacy thrives.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but chains and whips excite me.
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but Chinese throwing stars get you a dozen stitches.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can make me think I deserved it.
Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts.
Year after year. “Please don’t make me go [to school]” “You have to go,” Kim would say. “It’s a new school, make a new start.” “Sticks and stones.” from Chip. Words will only kill you.
Throw your stick and stones, throw your bombs and your blows, but you’re not gonna break my soul.
Sticks and stones may break me, but the words you said just tore my heart in two.
Sticks and stones may break bones, but the Gat will kill you quicker.
There’s a belief that wherever your Ancestors took shape from the sticks and stones that formed them, that’s home. Ancestors from the coast leave their mark, Ancestors from the mountains, from the desert, they all leave their mark on the genes. When you come home, the genes rejoice.
One of the things that all kids are taught by their parents is this old “sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”
People say sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can never hurt you, but that’s not true. Words can hurt. They hurt me. Things were said to me that I still haven’t forgotten.
The distinctions separating the social classes are false; in the last analysis they rest on force.
sticks and stones can only break bones; but words can shatter the soul