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Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it become old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating.
~By Gilbert Highet ~


I think I developed language skills to deal with threat. It's the girl thing to do-you know, instead of pulling out a gun.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


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.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


Henceforth, language studies were no longer directed merely towards correcting grammar.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


Sports is like rock 'n' roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions.
~By Phil Knight ~


I didn't choose Russia but Russia chose me. I had been fascinated from an early age by the culture, the language, the literature and the history to the place.
~By Helen Dunmore ~


But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
~By George Orwell ~


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.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


First of all, there was a volcano of words, an eruption of words that Shakespeare had never used before that had never been used in the English language before. It's astonishing. It pours out of him.
~By Stephen Greenblatt ~


Certainly, because the computer and computer language was still not as common as it is today. That's one of the reasons I believe Tron wasn't as popular back then as it is today.
~By Bruce Boxleitner ~


What I was proud of was that I used very few parts to build a computer that could actually speak words on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a programming language that could play games. And I did all this myself.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


Regardless of whether you speak the language or are familiar with a culture, the picture should hold up.
~By Herb Ritts ~


Words should be employed as the means, not the end; language is the instrument, conviction is the work.
~By Joshua Reynolds ~


Singing beautiful melodies is one thing, but to deliver the text so that the people understand it, even in a foreign language, has to be worked at very hard.
~By Maureen Forrester ~


I'm not trying to stump anybody... it's the beauty of the language that I'm interested in.
~By Buddy Holly ~


I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain.
~By Lily Tomlin ~


I do not share the wish to see my language dead and decently buried.
~By Douglas Hyde ~


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


I was very adept at acquiring languages.
~By Anna Held ~


No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language.
~By Jacques Derrida ~


With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.
~By Ernst Haas ~


Because it equates tradition with prejudice, the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse with ordinary people in their common language.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


All human language draws its nature and value from the fact that it both comes from the Word of God and is chosen by God to manifest himself. But this relationship is secret and incomprehensible, beyond the bounds of reason and analysis.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


All true language is incomprehensible, like the chatter of a beggar's teeth.
~By Antonin Artaud ~


The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


APL is a mistake, carried through to perfection. It is the language of the future for the programming techniques of the past: it creates a new generation of coding bums.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


It's always been easy with Mark, he's a rock fan and we speak the same language. He's a big Beatles fan too. We worked a lot via CLI calls, though only meeting up once every couple of months.
~By Phil Collins ~


The simplicities of natural laws arise through the complexities of the language we use for their expression.
~By Eugene Wigner ~


Words began to appear in English and to make some kind of equivalent. For what satisfaction it is hard to say, except that something seems unusually piercing, living, handsome, in another language, and since English is yours, you wish it to be there too.
~By Robert Fitzgerald ~


Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language.
~By Gail Godwin ~


Everything that we inherit, the rain, the skies, the speech, and anybody who works in the English language in Ireland knows that there's the dead ghost of Gaelic in the language we use and listen to and that those things will reflect our Irish identity.
~By John McGahern ~


A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


I am calling attention just to the main points of these tremendously important matters, which can be understood better by pious meditation than explained by human language.
~By Martin Chemnitz ~


Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


In fact, from then on scholars engaged in a kind of game of comparing different Indo-European languages with one another, and eventually they could not fail to wonder what exactly these connections showed, and how they should be interpreted in concrete terms.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


Music and language are a vital element. We, as actors and directors, offer it to people who want to experience it. Sometimes the actual meaning is less important than the words themselves.
~By Kenneth Branagh ~


Today each composer is not only involved in aesthetics, but he's actually trying to create his own language.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


It is wrong to use equal language for unequal actions.
~By Peter Akinola ~


Its language is as bare as a monk's cell, and as uninviting.
~By Clifford Longley ~


I'm not a lawyer, and maybe I should have used more specific legal language.
~By Sonny Bono ~


China's cinema has been rising for some time; it has more exposure, so my chances of becoming internationally known are better. But the first thing I have to do is learn English. If I can grasp the language, then perhaps I can think about the U.S.
~By Ziyi Zhang ~


There is no more difficult art to acquire than the art of observation, and for some men it is quite as difficult to record an observation in brief and plain language.
~By William Osler ~


Well, I like how people talk. I like language. You know, Linda Richman spoke in Yiddish.
~By Mike Myers ~


In the studio system, things are expected of a film. By the first, second, third act, there's a generic language that comes out of the more commercial system.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


I had said no to him and no to him and no to him and no to him and no to him and no to him about his saucy language. It had never gotten to this level until I came back.
~By Andrea Mackris ~


Translation is an interestingly different way to be involved both with poetry and with the language that I've found myself living in much of the time. I think the two feed each other.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


Although spoken English doesn't obey the rules of written language, a person who doesn't know the rules thoroughly is at a great disadvantage.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


We need a president who's fluent in at least one language.
~By Buck Henry ~


And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don't, it's just real hard to get through the day, and I'll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over.
~By Delta Burke ~


Assange is not a 'journalist' any more than the 'editor' of al-Qaeda's new English-language magazine 'Inspire' is a 'journalist.' He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands.
~By Sarah Palin ~


A different language is a different vision of life.
~By Federico Fellini ~


After an extensive interview he arranged for my weaknesses in foreign languages to be over-looked and so I started a Biology degree at Birmingham in 1967.
~By Paul Nurse ~


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


We need only look to our Navajo Code Talkers during World War II to see the value that Native languages bring not only to their culture, but to the security of all Americans.
~By Rick Renzi ~


I think I make better use of language and imagery than when I started out.
~By Terry Brooks ~


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


It is useful to the historian, among others, to be able to see the commonest forms of different phenomena, whether phonetic, morphological or other, and how language lives, carries on and changes over time.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


At the same time, new concepts and abstractions flow into the picture, taking up the task of describing the universe without reference to such time or space - abstractions for which our language lacks adequate terms.
~By Benjamin Whorf ~


Words can sometimes be used to confuse, but it's up to the practitioners of the study of language to apply them for good and not for evil. It is just like fire; fire can heat your house or burn it down.
~By Frank Luntz ~


Senator, we just don't use that kind of language on the floor of the Senate.
~By Mike Mansfield ~


My suggestion is that at each state the proper order of operation of the mind requires an overall grasp of what is generally known, not only in formal logical, mathematical terms, but also intuitively, in images, feelings, poetic usage of language, etc.
~By David Bohm ~


In order to be a diplomat, one must speak a number of languages, including doubletalk.
~By Carey Williams ~


"Let God be true but every man a liar" is the language of true faith.
~By Aiden Wilson Tozer ~


Language operates between literal and metaphorical signification.
~By Robert Smithson ~


Second, we also got a more authentic liturgy of the people of God, in the vernacular language.
~By Hans Kung ~


Language is remarkable, except under the extreme constraints of mathematics and logic, it never can talk only about what it's supposed to talk about but is always spreading around.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


Why does there exist a global American entertainment industry, but there isn't an equivalent coming from France or Italy? This is the case simply because the English language opens the whole world to the American cinema.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


I think perhaps the most important problem is that we are trying to understand the fundamental workings of the universe via a language devised for telling one another when the best fruit is.
~By Terry Prachett ~


A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically.
~By Diane Ackerman ~


I wish I was not such a very bad hand at languages. That is one thing I cannot do, that and ride.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


I do that in whatever language of the country I'm in, because the audience appreciate it.
~By Phil Collins ~


Poetry is a matter of life, not just a matter of language.
~By Lucille Clifton ~


I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
~By Stephen Fry ~


Language was a huge expansion of that capacity to deal with information.
~By Dee Hock ~


Many people tend to look at programming styles and languages like religions: if you belong to one, you cannot belong to others. But this analogy is another fallacy.
~By Niklaus Wirth ~


Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


Instead of this confusion, we need the unifying force of an official language, English, which is the language of success in America.
~By Ernest Istook ~


On the contrary a film can promote the idea of change without any political message whatsoever but in its form and language can tell people that they can change their lives and contribute to progressive changes in the world.
~By Wim Wenders ~


On the day of the show, I sit down with someone that speaks very good English and someone who speaks the local language very well and work out what I'm going to say.
~By Phil Collins ~


With .NET once an API is published it's available to all programming languages at the same time.
~By Miguel de Icaza ~


I like to play with someone who can cover a lot of ground and someone with whom you can discuss the language at a reasonable level; otherwise it gets a bit frustrating.
~By Andy Summers ~


I am now completing research supported by NSF and NEH that is mapping changes in the English language through all of North America, for both mainstream and minority communities.
~By William Labov ~


I paint to evoke a changing language of symbols, a language with which to remark upon the qualities of our mysterious capacities which direct us toward ultimate reality.
~By Morris Graves ~


Linguistic philosophers continue to argue that probably music is not a language, that is in the philosophical debate. Another point of view is to say that music is a very profound language.
~By Robert Fripp ~


Information comes through to me in 3 basic ways seen, hearing, and feeling the energy of the person that's crossed over. In which it is a symbolic type of language.
~By John Edward ~


Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


Good art theory must smell of the studio, although its language should differ from the household talk of painters and sculptors.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined.
~By Cathy McMorris ~


The Germans and I no longer speak the same language.
~By Marlene Dietrich ~


It has often been observed that the repercussion of poetic language on prose language can be considered a decisive cut of a whip.
~By Eugenio Montale ~


We are not voting for health care if we do not resolve this language on public funding for abortion - no public funding for abortion.
~By Bart Stupak ~


Never impose your language on people you wish to reach.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


If your kids attend school and grades are up that will make $1,000 contributions to some 10,000 kids across the country, are challenging kids to learn foreign languages or challenging kids to get summer jobs or seek summer enrichment opportunities?
~By Harold Ford ~


The Divinity could be invoked as well in the English language as in the French.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


The idea of a language more simple than ours.
~By John Dudley ~


No statement about God is simply, literally true. God is far more than can be measured, described, defined in ordinary language, or pinned down to any particular happening.
~By David Edward Jenkins ~


Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere.
~By James Martineau ~

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