I grieved for them, knowing I could never take them back for myself.
The use of speech is one of the main things which separates human beings from animals. Speech allows us to put our thoughts into words, words which can then be shared amongst others. Then, we can examine and expand upon these thoughts. However, we must be careful about what we say because once we put our thoughts into words, there is no taking them back. Moreover, humans are able to put their thoughts into writing as well as into speech. In today’s world, we have to be especially careful about what we put into writing, especially when doing so online. And if you don’t take my word on it, perhaps Barack Obama can talk some sense into you!
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