Don't use hurtful words............think about this BEFORE you say something that you regret.
Of that another person MIGHT be hurt from.
If you are on the receiving end of a verbal attack:
This is for you John:
Sticks and Stones" is an English-language children's rhyme. The rhyme is used as a defense against name-calling and verbal bullying. Intended to increase resiliency, avoid physical retaliation and to remain calm and good-living. The full rhyme is usually a variant of:
Sticks and stones may break my bones
But words will never hurt me.
The rhyme is an example of linguistic Siamese twins.