Language Quotes

England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
George Bernard Shaw
Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.
Martha Graham

Alexander solzhenitsyn - own only what you can carry with you know...
Oliver wendell holmes - language is the blood of the soul into which...
I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.
Jane Wagne
The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.
Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico - Philosophicus (1922)

High thoughts must have high language.
Aristophanes, Frogs, 405 B. C.
Whoever said Marriage is a 5 - 5 proposition laid the foundation for more divorce fees than any other short sentence in our language.
Austin Elliot
Alexander solzhenitsyn - own only what you can carry with you; know...
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
Samuel Johnson
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.
William Osle
Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice. Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say have double meaning.
Rosenstock - Huessy
Perl - The only language that looks the same before and after RSA encryption.
Keith Bostic
Reality is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes.
Unknown
The purpose of most computer languages is to lengthen your resume by a word and a comma.
Larry Wall
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
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Me, we. Supposedly the shortest quote in the English language delivered at a Harvard graduation.
Muhammad Ali
Words are the leaves of the tree of language, of which, if some fall away, a new succession takes their place.
Field Marshall John French
The human language is like a cracked kettle on which we beat out a tune for a dancing bear, when we hope with our music to move the stars.
Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary
Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.
Robert Benchley
BASIC - A programming language. Related to certain social diseases in that those who have it will not admit it in polite company.
Anon.
As was his language so was his life.
Seneca
Would I had phrases that are not known, utterances that are strange, in new language that has not been used, free from repetition, not an utterance which has grown stale, which men of old have spoken.
Egyptian Inscription Recorded at the Time of the Invention of Writing
We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.
Henry David Thoreau
Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
Larry Wall
The two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.'
Dorothy Parke
Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.
Author Unknown
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Forbes Book of Business Quotations
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
Neither can embellishments of language be found without arrangement and expression of thoughts, nor can thoughts be made to shine without the light of language.
Cicero
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
William Butler Yeats
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
John Erskine
Duty then is the sublimest word in the English language. You should do your duty in all things. You can never do more, you should never wish to do less.
General Robert E. Lee
The most heroic word in all languages is revolution.
Eugene Debs
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
Jeremy Taylo
Perhaps of all the creations of man, language is the most astonishing.
Gyles Lytton Sitrachy
Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.
Christopher Morley
Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It 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 Johannes Tillich