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I think it's linked to the realisation that we're not going to live forever and that the way of saying and the language become more important than the story.
~By John McGahern ~


We probably, as primitive people, made music before we actually had a language, and that's where language comes from.
~By Debbie Harry ~


Now, it's my belief that Python is a lot easier than to teach to students programming and teach them C or C++ or Java at the same time because all the details of the languages are so much harder. Other scripting languages really don't work very well there either.
~By Guido van Rossum ~


I believe that these devices like repetition and rhyme are not artificial, that they're not imposed, somehow, on the language.
~By Paul Muldoon ~


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.
~By Bjarne Stroustrup ~


Language, philosophy, and science are interwoven into the design of words, which are manipulated to create surprising illusions.
~By John Langdon ~


High thoughts must have high language.
~By Aristophanes ~


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


A programming language is for thinking about programs, not for expressing programs you've already thought of. It should be a pencil, not a pen.
~By Paul Graham ~


I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion.
~By Rene Daumal ~


No language is rude that can boast polite writers.
~By Aubrey Beardsley ~


A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Tears are the silent language of grief.
~By Voltaire ~


If you can not master your language you must be it's slave.
~By Jenny Weber ~


It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts to reality essentially without the use of language and that language is merely an incidental means of solving specific problems of communication or reflection.
~By Edward Sapir ~


The more English is heard in the world, the more gratifying it seems to speak French, and above all to know the culture of our country. They find a kind of French social grace in the language and culture.
~By Bernard Pivot ~


In other words, the man who is born into existence deals first with language; this is a given. He is even caught in it before his birth.
~By Jacques Lacan ~


The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul.
~By Eliza Farnham ~


When I'm on TV, I'm often talking to a conservative host. I may have another conservative arguing with me. You've got very limited time, and you're using 'sound-bite' type language.
~By Juan Williams ~


With the requests of some he complied, and has published a discourse, delivered before the Society for recovering drowned persons, which may be justly pronounced one of the most beautiful and interesting sermons in the English language.
~By John Strachan ~


Printing ballots in multiple languages costs millions of dollars every year. It also discourages immigrants from integrating into American society and gaining the benefits that come from speaking English.
~By Ernest Istook ~


I think that a song, when it works, never mind a piece of long form music, even a song is something that speaks to itself but has a language all of its own, ideally.
~By Steve Hackett ~


I left my country because I was forced to, and I do not think that I am going to lose my language because I live in England.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


One of the reasons I came to Berkeley was because I saw so many students of all different colors speaking so many different languages and ferociously presenting all these different views. I thought, this is the 21st century and I want to be here!
~By June Jordan ~


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


You pay your money, you take your choice. I get the audience my language attracts and I lose the ones it repels.
~By David Antin ~


Languages are true analytical methods.
~By Antoine Lavoisier ~


As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
~By Gore Vidal ~


The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
~By George Orwell ~


The idea is that the object has a language unto itself.
~By Anish Kapoor ~


We've already recognized that it is absolutely essential for British children to learn other languages and we will be working hard to put further strategies in place to ensure this.
~By John Whitehead ~


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 ~


Language is an archaeological vehicle... the language we speak is a whole palimpsest of human effort and history.
~By Russell Hoban ~


To those of you who study history, economics, sociology, literature and language I present the challenge of the utilization of the enormous resources in our grasp to the problem of creating a genuinely good life for yourselves and your children.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


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


The language you are about to hear... is disturbing.
~By Dave Chappelle ~


Disappointment over nationalistic authoritarian regimes may have contributed to the fact that today religion offers a new and subjectively more convincing language for old political orientations.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


War is what happens when language fails.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


I woke up find a rather noisy multi-lingual meeting going on. This was great as everyone could participate and even though everything had to be translated into about four different languages it never became boring. After a while the meeting broke up and everyone went for food.
~By John Blair ~


It probably helps that my background is in the sciences and I can speak the scientists' language.
~By David Chalmers ~


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.
~By Christopher Ricks ~


The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect, at least if the author is concentrating.
~By John M. Ford ~


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


Whoever realizes that the six senses aren't real, that the five aggregates are fictions, that no such things can be located anywhere in the body, understands the language of Buddhas.
~By Bodhidharma ~


I think that great poetry is the most interesting and complex use of the poet's language at that point in history, and so it's even more exciting when you read a poet like Yeats, almost 100 years old now, and you think that perhaps no one can really top that.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


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


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


Countries under foreign command quickly forget their history, their past, their tradition, their national symbols, their way of living, often their own literary language.
~By Slobodan Milosevic ~


The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.
~By Giambattista Vico ~


I took some classes in sign language when I was in my early teens because I was told that I would be completely deaf very early. But I never really wanted to learn.
~By Stephanie Beacham ~


I try for a poetic language that says, This is who we are, where we have been, where we are. This is where we must go. And this is what we must do.
~By Mari Evans ~


The iconoclastic mode, that specific mode of language, there is an element of it that it is punk - that is confrontational. That's just a part of the language of jazz - at a certain point.
~By Matthew Shipp ~


The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Both French and Latin are involved with nationalistic and religious implications which could not be entirely shaken off, and so, while they seemed for a long time to have solved the international language problem up to a certain point, they did not really do so in spirit.
~By Edward Sapir ~


One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer.
~By Caroline Kennedy ~


I thought it was respectful to each country to sing in their language.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


And I believe that public broadcasting has an important trust with the American people, it's an intimate medium of television, and that we can do reading and language development for young children without getting into human sexuality.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


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


The business, task or object of the scientific study of languages will if possible be 1) to trace the history of all known languages. Naturally this is possible only to a very limited extent and for very few languages.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


Poetry is, first and last, language - the rest is filler.
~By Mark Strand ~


We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life.
~By David Amram ~


My use of language is part and parcel of my message.
~By Theo Van Gogh ~


Language, after all, is only the use of symbols, and Art also can only affect us through symbols.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


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


The supposed inferiority of a constructed language to a national one on the score of richness of connotation is, of course, no criticism of the idea of a constructed language.
~By Edward Sapir ~


The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
~By Robert Fripp ~


A masculine education cannot spare from professional study and the necessary acquisition of languages, the time and attention which I have bestowed on the compositions of my countrymen.
~By Anne Seward ~


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


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 ~


I wish that I spoke more languages. I speak a couple languages, but not well enough to really dub myself. French is really the only one, and it's a difficult thing.
~By Jodie Foster ~


I believe that the brain has evolved over millions of years to be responsive to different kinds of content in the world. Language content, musical content, spatial content, numerical content, etc.
~By Howard Gardner ~


An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language.
~By Henri Matisse ~


Most metaphysical words in Hopi are verbs, not nouns as in European languages.
~By Benjamin Whorf ~


The surest method of being incomprehensible or, moreover, to be misunderstood is to use words in their original sense; especially words from the ancient languages.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


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


Instrumental music can spread the international language.
~By Herb Alpert ~


Anthropologists are a connecting link between poets and scientists; though their field-work among primitive peoples has often made them forget the language of science.
~By Robert Graves ~


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


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


The repeal of racist language in the Constitution of Alabama was and still is a necessary step in the state's ability to progress.
~By Artur Davis ~


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


Image is an international language.
~By Marjane Satrapi ~


In English every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our programming languages.
~By Alan Perlis ~


Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language.
~By Hilaire Belloc ~


I don't feel restricted by the language: I feel more free.
~By Olivier Martinez ~


The problem and privilege we all have is being alive in this century and able to read this language. It makes any list meaningless except the list of an illiterate.
~By John Sladek ~


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 ~


A degree of lying - you know, white lies - seems to be inherent in all languages and all forms of communication.
~By Matthew Lesko ~


Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
~By Henry James ~


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


A standard international language should not only be simple, regular, and logical, but also rich and creative.
~By Edward Sapir ~


An important aspect of the current situation is the strong social reaction against suggestions that the home language of African American children be used in the first steps of learning to read and write.
~By William Labov ~


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 ~


Well it was not exactly a dissertation in logic, at least not the kind of logic you would find in Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica for instance. It looked more like mathematics; no formalized language was used.
~By Alonzo Church ~


Duty, then is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more; you should never wish to do less.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


When I last went to Italy, over two years ago, I had a lot more trouble understanding the language than I used to when I lived there for a year. I used to speak very little but I could understand very well.
~By Marcel Carne ~


Given the devaluation of literature and of the study of foreign languages per se in the United States, as well as the preponderance of theory over text in graduate literature studies, creative writing programs keep literature courses populated.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


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.
~By Alma Guillermoprieto ~


I'm really fascinated and you know I've been wondering about that usage of language, various breathing techniques and why in these practices language is being used in another way.
~By Kathy Acker ~

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