He could lose himself in rapport with children, when words matter less.
This time, for once, words will matter less than the man speaking them.
Perhaps he would later, at another time, when the words would matter.
"The words don't matter, nor the tongue in which you speak," she said.
She did not say more; her own words would matter less.
Force, presence, shape, they were all only words and none of them mattered.
It is with regard to such people that words matter most of all.
But if you think words don't matter anyway, what's to lose?
I see a future in which our thoughts and words do not matter.
The words didn't matter so much, it was her tone.