(it may want registration - I recommend it, this site is pretty good.)
Also, seen in another completely unrelated article:
"We've all heard that "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me." It's a lie we tell children to thwart their natural and righteous desire to punch anyone who verbally abuses them. The fact is that words can hurt them. The most screwed-up people I know were screwed up by words, not by sticks and stones."