I Know That Words Are Dangerous Weapons

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 467 People

    Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones...

    ...but words can cause far more pain.
    Dragon56 Dragon56
    61-65, M
    Nov 30, 2009

    They Can Make and Break You

    For instance, a long time ago I said some things I didn't mean. I lost control like a ******* noob. My friend was talking **** about me saying I sucked at Starcraft, naturally I felt attacked. So I told him he should die like his mom did, another of our friends banned...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2009

    Responsible For What You Say

    I am raising 4 beautiful children.  We are dealing with alot of pain and alot of words being used.  I am going through a program for women of violence and I am seeing words in a whole new way. I have always told my children that words are the most powerful thing you have...
    flodials flodials
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2012

    I Try And Be More Careful Nowadays

    I try to think it through before saying anything to anyone, even if I think I mean well, because perception is everything.
    deleted deleted
    Nov 24, 2010

    First Hurt Feelings

    I remember way back when I was in kindergarden, I was coloring a picture and there were two girl in my class who were coloring near me. One of them looked at my paper and said "Look at how he's coloring. Those colors are so stupid." and the other followed with "And...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 9, 2008

    And I Know Just How to Use Them

    I am skilled when it comes to hurting people. I know how to incite rage and/or tears with a line. Of course i do not do that often. I just have a terribletemper and if you happen to be the one who hurt me... i will likely lash back with a vengeance. Its good that i like making...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2009

    I Have

    I have had many thrown at me, precisely aimed daggars, yet none of them will ever hurt as much as the ones that I have thrown. They are the ones that haunt and I regret the most, the ones that leave the deepest of scars and the ones I recall with pain. I have a...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 5, 2009

    Carrot Stew

    I grew up in a difficult environment first off. Living in my household with my sisters, dad, and mom had it's ups and downs. One rule my ma would always enforce is that anger in any form should be re-directed in way so you don't give your power away to other people. Like people...
    Joeowleyes Joeowleyes
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 30, 2013

    They are like daggers coming from the mouth,

    they pierce your ears with the hardest sharpness...you feel them seep into your mind like the worst migraine,and thick sludge to your heart....an ache grows deep and hard...slowly turning the heart black...taints your soul hearing thosewords used as dangerous weapons...You begin...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 3, 2015

    Condition of Your Hart

    I was always taught that the words we choose is a mirror into our hart and soul. If all we ever do is dish out angry words, spite, indifference and negative attitudes then others know that is what you are on the inside. Speaking to others in a way to make yourself feel better...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Aug 18, 2008

    Words Are Alive

    justmefornow1600 justmefornow1600
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2012

    The Most Powerful Weapon On Earth

    Out of all the muscles in your body, the strongest one happens to be your tounge ( medical fact ) but it has power in more ways than just the physical. Words have been known to achieve some of the most incredible feats known to mankind throughout history, think about it. Words...
    shair1tu shair1tu
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2009

    Caution: Danger of Explosion

    Hurt caused by words can be much worse than physical hurt, and is way harder to heal too. Words are things that should be handled with care, and that is sometimes hard for me as well. I have a big mouth. I get carried away by emotions and situations easily. Too easily sometimes...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

    Someone I respect very much told me words have

    power. He is right. I told him so do images.
    deleted deleted
    Jun 27, 2015

    Like A Saying I Once Heard Go's....

    "Words are like knives, use them wisely and all will go well, use them harshly and they will cut, it may not bleed but it will scar, and scars don't fade"I think that's very true, ironically, i'd take physical scars over emotional scars any day..but i'm not lucky enough for that...
    18-21, F
    Mar 24, 2011

    Engage Brain Before Opening Mouth

      "Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . .  to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy." ~ George Santayana   “Words are like weapons; they wound sometimes” ~ Cher    
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2009

    Words Painful Cut

    The words hurt worse than a fist to the face, leaving their scars on my soul and within my heart.  I look deep within the mirror looking for the visible outward signs of pain but none are there. Words hurt like a blade slicing into my flesh leaving their cuts within my mind...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Aug 1, 2011

    ...but they can also be a means to heal

    and express passionate feelings :)
    JadeKnight JadeKnight
    26-30, T
    Jul 31, 2015

    They Hurt The Worst.

    The things that people say can hurt just as much if not more then any type of physical pain. I try to be careful with what I say so I don't end up hurting or offending anyone unless I'm really pissed off because I've been hurt by words a countless number of times, and I know It...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll
    22-25, F
    Jan 17, 2012


    Words are alive..and they hurt..and they heal.Verbal abuse is horrid...A kind word is lovely...Karma is a wonderful.."thing"....Both sides are covered.+ +  &
    justmefornow1600 justmefornow1600
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2012


    Words,Dangerous things,When used in wrong way,Become weapons,Too late,To say sorry,When you've fired your shot,Someone's been hit,Lying on the ground,They need your help,Even though,It's too late.
    startinover1 startinover1
    Apr 4, 2012
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