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Quotes about Language

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The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.
It is an intelligence above language.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Friendship Relationship Heart Friend

Language... has created the word "loneliness"
to express the pain of being alone.
And it has created the word "solitude"
to express the glory of being alone.
- Paul Tillich

Writing is a dance with the uncertainties of language.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

FEAR is an acronym in the English language
for "False Evidence Appearing Real."
- Neale Donald Walsch

 

Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear,
and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

Use what language you will,
you can never say anything but what you are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
- Rita Dove

The protean nature of the computer is such that it
can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.
- Alan Kay

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
- W. H. Auden

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country,
one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
- Theodore Bikel

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
- Larry Wall

We don't have a language for the senses.
Feelings are images,
sensations are like musical sounds.
- Anais Nin

Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.
- Herbie Hancock

So women are at the beginning of building a language,
and not all women are conscious of it.
- Judy Chicago

The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.
- Mark Twain

Music is the soul of language.
- Max Heindel

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely.
You must be calm before you can utter oracles.
- Henry David Thoreau

Painting is by nature a luminous language.
- Robert Delaunay

The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things -
of numerous communications networks that all speak
the same digital language.
- Jim Clark

Talking in one language and talking in another,
I think inevitably, produce two different personalities,
as far as I've seen in other people.
I assume it does the same for me.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

Further, I'm obsessed with how language contorts and creates bodies.
- Peter Sotos

Morality, like language, is an invented structure for
conserving and communicating order.
And morality is learned, like language,
by mimicking and remembering.
- Jane Rule

I belong to a specific category of writers,
those who speak and write in a language different from that of their parents.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

We die.
That may be the meaning of life.
But we do language.
That may be the measure of our lives.
- Toni Morrison

There is a pride in speaking this language.
- Bernard Pivot

Words may be false and full of art; Sighs are the natural language of the heart.
- Thomas Shadwell

Ever since the Greeks, we have been drunk with language!
We have made a cage with words and shoved our God inside!
- Morris West

Human language...
prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.
- Lewis Thomas

95% on content and the computer language remains the same.
- Steve McConnell

Both of my parents are professors and everyone in my
family has some fabulous degree of something or another
and I couldn't get into college because I didn't know a language.
- Camryn Manheim

The true Tarot is symbolism; it speaks no other language
and offers no other signs.
- Arthur E. Waite

There was no language barrier when it came to kids,
and when it came to play.
- Connie Sellecca

Language is wine upon the lips.
- Virginia Woolf

I have eighteen titles in the German language.
I had a number one song in 1965.
- Wanda Jackson

There is nothing in philosophy which could not be said in everyday language.
- Henri Bergson

I want a language that speaks the truth.
- Studs Terkel

What's great is that because math is such a universal language,
really, our fans come in all shapes and sizes,
all ages and genders and races and backgrounds and cultures.
- David Krumholtz

Though language forms the preacher, 'Tis good works make the man.
- Eliza Cook

The future author is one who discovers that language,
the exploration and manipulation of the resources of language,
will serve him in winning through to his way.
- Thornton Wilder

The common behavior of mankind is the system of reference
by means of which we interpret an unknown language.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The first of these phases is that of grammar,
invented by the Greeks and carried on unchanged by the French.
It never had any philosophical view of a language as such.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

Comics is a language.
It's a language most people understand intuitively.
- Bill Griffith

Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself.
He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself,
or for anything else.
- William Hazlitt

Very early in life I became fascinated with the wonders language can achieve.
And I began playing with words.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++,
but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better
language than it is today.
- Bjarne Stroustrup

A young man who is here speaks the Panis language,
and in many other respects, is preferable.
- Zebulon Pike

Of course the other and more serious way in which it
all happens is that one finds in poems and language
some quality one appropriates for oneself and wishes to reproduce.
- Robert Fitzgerald

The idea of working with Steven Spielberg was very attractive.
He's such a master.
He knows the language of the camera and of filmmaking,
which gives him a great freedom.
- Max von Sydow

The Catholic faith never changes.
But the language and mode of manifesting this one faith
can change according to peoples,
times and places.
- Francis Arinze

But those two plays left me on fresh terms with language.
I didn't always have to speak in my own voice.
- James Merrill

Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion
and growth of every dialect,
race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.
- Walt Whitman

Restoring the Welsh language in Wales is nothing less than a revolution.
It is only through revolutionary means that we can succeed.
- Saunders Lewis

Ours is the age of substitutes: instead of language,
we have jargon: instead of principles,
slogans: and, instead of genuine ideas,
bright ideas.
- Eric Bentley

Great literature is simply language charged with meaning
to the utmost possible degree.
- Ezra Pound

We breathed the air of freedom without knowing the language or any person.
- Nelly Sachs

Like, What is the least often heard sentence in the
English language? That would be:
Say, isn't that the banjo player's Porsche parked outside?
- Jackson Browne

To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful,
ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.
- John Andrew Holmes

Tears are the silent language of grief.
- Voltaire

The most beautiful words in the English language are 'not guilty'.
- Maxim Gorky

I get along with all the women singers,
but especially Dolly Parton.
We talk the same hillbilly language.
- Loretta Lynn

Prayer is translation.
A man translates himself into a child asking for all
there is in a language he has barely mastered.
- Leonard Cohen

To be successful in my native France,
where people speak the same language and understand me,
is nothing.
- Edith Piaf

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness,
and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
- Hippocrates

When a language creates as it does a community within the present,
it does so only by courtesy of a community between
the present and the past.
- Christopher Ricks


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