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102 language Quotes

It's no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase "As pretty as an airport" appear

Douglas Adams Quotes

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Change your language and you change your thoughts.

Karl Albrecht Quotes

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Thou whoreson zed, thou unnecessary letter!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Lear (Kent at II, ii)

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The language of truth is unadorned and always simple.

Marcellinus Ammianus Quotes

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To have another language is to possess a second soul.

Charlemagne Quotes

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Language is the roadmap of a culture. It tells you where its people came from and where they are going.

Rita Mae Brown Quotes

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How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?

E.m. Forster Quotes

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Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

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To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse--German.

Jason Chamberlain Quotes , Source: in inaugural address at University of Vermont, 1811

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Who climbs the grammar-tree, distinctly knows Where noun, and verb, and participle grows.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Sixth Satire of Juvenal (l. 583)

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Language tethers us to the world; without it we spin like atoms.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld Quotes , Source: Maximes (342)

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A laudation in Greek is of marvellous efficacy on the title-page of a book. [Fr., Une louange en grec est d'une merveilleuse efficace a la tete d'un livre.]

Jean Baptiste Poquelin Moliere Quotes , Source: Preface--Les Precieuses Ridicules

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Words are the leaves of the tree of language, of which, if some fall away, a new succession takes their place.

John French Quotes

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I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out.

Katherine Dunn Quotes

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The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean

Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes

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Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about.

Benjamin Lee Whorf Quotes

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Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

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Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages

Dave Barry Quotes

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The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them

Stephen King Quotes

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Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone. - Ralph Waldo Emerson,

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Letters and Social Aims--Quotation and Originality

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All language reflects the prejudices of the society in which it evolved.

Casey Miller Quotes

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I speak two languages, Body and English.

Mae West Quotes

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Language is fossil poetry.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Essays--The Poet

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Great Britain and the United States are nations separated by a common language.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Winter's Tale (First Gentleman at V, ii)

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