Language Quotes

Alison lurie - we can lie in the language of dress or try ot...
Thought is the blossom language the bud action the fruit behind it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our common language is... English. And our common task is to ensure that our non - English - Speaking children learn this common language.
William John Bennett
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
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
Language exists only on the surface of our consciousness. The great human struggles are played out in silence and in the ability to express oneself.
Franz Xavier Kroetz

We often use strong language not to express a powerful emotion but to evoke it in us.
Eric Hoffe
Have the wild things no moral or legal rights? What right has man to inflict such long and fearful agony on a fellow creature, simply because that creature does not speak his language?
Ernest Thompson Seton
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity.
George Orwell
Robert e. lee - duty then is the sublimest word in the english...
We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language.
Oscar Wilde, The Canterville Ghost, 1882
Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
Kahlil Gibran
Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.
Christopher Morley
Whoever has the greatest command of the language, holds the power.
Susan Johnson
Anon. - basic - a programming language. related to...
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
In human relations a little language goes farther than a little of almost anything else. Whereas one language now often makes a wall, two can make a gate.
Walter V. Kaulfers, The Forbes Book of Business Quotations
The structure of language determines not only thought, but reality itself.
Noam Chomsky, Ruth Anshen, Biography of an Idea (Mt. Kisco, NY: Moyer Bell Limited, 1986), pg. 196
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
Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides.
Rita Mae Brown, Starting From Scratch, 1988