Writers take on the role of artisan when it comes to crafting words. Therefore, words are constructions that can be used negatively or positively in building phrases, or can simply be used succinctly in expressing a sentiment.
Words inspire, enlighten, and delight. They can be used like a powerful sword or communicated in the form of a soothing balm. The following Japanese saying conveys the power transmitted by the expression of a kind word or phrase.