"Easy to say," she murmured, though in fact his words had touched her deeply.
Her words touched the hearts and minds of the students.
And his words, simple yet powerful, had touched a raw nerve.
His words, spoken simply and from the heart, touched me deeply.
The words had touched upon a happy memory, I thought.
Those words still touched a chord of shock in him.
When the words touch us, however, the music does not.
She saw with astonishment that her words had not touched him.
The words so many had touched that day would be there for all to see, now.
Her next words touched his ears as from across a gulf.