Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 2006 - Washington Irving - William Shakespeare - Psalms 39:1-4 - Psalms 120:3 - Proverbs 15:2-4 - Acts 2:2 - James 3:8 -
91,463. In 1938 Leona Young of New York, known as ‘the Devil’s daughter’ used a regulation plumber’s torch to pass flames over her tongue. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! 2006
91,464. A sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. Washington Irving, The Sketch Book 1820
91,465. For these fellows of infinite tongue,
that can rhyme themselves into ladies’ favours, they
do always reason themselves out again. William Shakespeare, Henry V V ii 156-158, King Harry
91,466. What passion hangs these weights upon my tongue? William Shakespeare, As You Like It I ii 247, Orlando.
91,467. I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.
I was dumb with silence, I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.
My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue,
Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am. (Tongue & Speak) Psalms 39:1-4
91,468. What shall be given unto thee? Or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue? Psalms 120:3
91,469. The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit. Proverbs 15:2&4
91,470. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire. Acts 2:2
91,471. But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. James 3:8