Quotations that match 'grammar'.

In general, the philological movement opened up countless sources relevant to linguistic issues, treating them in quite a different spirit from traditional grammar; for instance, the study of inscriptions and their language. But not yet in the spirit of linguistics.
[ Countless Different General Grammar Inscriptions Instance Issues Language Linguistic Linguistics Movement Opened Quite Relevant Sources Spirit Study Their Them Traditional Treating Up Yet]
I don't know the rules of grammar... If you're trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular.
[ Buy Day Every Grammar Know Language Persuade Rules Seems Should Something Their Think Try Trying Use Vernacular Which Write]
I went to the local schools, the local state primary school, and then to the local grammar school. A secondary school, which technically was an independent school, it was not part of the state educational system.
[ Educational Grammar Independent Local Part Primary School Schools Secondary State System Technically Then Went Which]
It's really difficult for me. Language, I am sorry that I haven't. I think I just always expected that you learn a word in place of a word and when I discovered how difficult the grammar was and learning that was very discouraging for me.
[ Always Am Difficult Discouraging Discovered Expected Grammar Haven How Just Language Learn Learning Place Really Sorry Think Very Word]
I am the Roman Emperor, and am above grammar.
[ Above Am Emperor Grammar Roman]
Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power.
[ Ear Grammar Know Piano Play Power]
Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason.
[ Even Grammar Logic Reason Speech]
Social criticism begins with grammar and the re-establishing of meanings.
[ Begins Criticism Grammar Meanings Social]
I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style.
[ Beneath Books Commas Demand Footsteps Grammar Head Judged Know Knowledgeable Lice Logic Rules Seek Severity Style Thought Utmost Will]
Grammar schools are public schools without the sodomy.
[ Grammar Public Schools Sodomy Without]
Statistics is the grammar of science.
[ Grammar Science Statistics]
Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra - besides singing in the college chorus and things like that.
[ After Besides Chorus Clarinet College Flute Grammar Orchestra Played School Singing Then Things]
At age 11 in 1960, I moved to an academic state secondary school, Harrow County Grammar School for Boys.
[ Academic Age Boys County Grammar Moved School Secondary State]
It's like learning a language; you can't speak a language fluently until you find out who you are in that language, and that has as much to do with your body as it does with vocabulary and grammar.
[ Body Does Find Fluently Grammar Language Learning Much Out Speak Until Vocabulary Your]
A philosopher once said, 'Half of good philosophy is good grammar.'
[ Good Grammar Half Once Philosopher Philosophy Said]
You see so many movies... the younger people who are coming from MTV or who are coming from commercials and there's no sense of film grammar. There's no real sense of how to tell a story visually. It's just cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, you know, which is pretty easy.
[ Coming Commercials Cut Easy Film Grammar How Just Know Many Movies Mtv Pretty Real See Sense Story Tell Visually Which Younger]
I was raised in Hollywood and knew, from as early as grammar school, classmates who were in the business.
[ Business Classmates Early Grammar Hollywood Knew Raised School Were]
I remember a moment when the Prince went back to his old school, Grammar School in Melbourne, and slightly to his horror his old music teacher produced a cello.
[ Back Cello Grammar His Horror Melbourne Moment Music Old Prince Produced Remember School Slightly Teacher Went]
Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.
[ Act Faith Grammar Trick Writing]
What that book does for me is give me the tools in the same way that I had the tools when I learned the regular scales or the alphabet. If you give me the tools, the syntax, and the grammar, it still doesn't tell me how to write Ulysses.
[ Alphabet Book Does Give Grammar Had How Learned Regular Same Scales Still Syntax Tell Tools Ulysses Way Write]
This African American Vernacular English shares most of its grammar and vocabulary with other dialects of English. But it is distinct in many ways, and it is more different from standard English than any other dialect spoken in continental North America.
[ African America American Any Continental Dialect Dialects Different Distinct English Grammar Many More Most North Other Shares Spoken Standard Than Vernacular Vocabulary Ways]
Grammar, which knows how to control even kings.
[ Control Even Grammar How Kings Knows Which]
Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs.
[ Arguments Boxers Coke Fierce Fruitless Grammar Ibm Mac Often Over Pepsi Style Those Versus]
Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain, With grammar, and nonsense, and learning, Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.
[ Better Brain Discerning Genius Gives Good Grammar Learning Liquor Maintain Nonsense Puzzle Schoolmasters Their]
Greek was very much a live language, and a language still unconscious of grammar, not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries.
[ Definitions Dictionaries Dominated Grammar Greek Language Live Much Ours Still Trained Unconscious Upon Very]
I studied at a grammar school and later at the University of Vienna in the Faculty of Medicine.
[ Faculty Grammar Later Medicine School Studied University Vienna]
Henceforth, language studies were no longer directed merely towards correcting grammar.
[ Correcting Directed Grammar Henceforth Language Longer Merely Studies Towards Were]
His eyes so dim, so wasted each limb, that, heedless of grammar, they all cried, that's him!
[ Cried Dim Each Eyes Grammar Heedless Him His Limb Wasted]
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.
[ Any Carried First French Grammar Greeks Had Invented Language Never Phases Philosophical Such These Unchanged View]
When a thought takes one's breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence. Humor
[ Away Breath Grammar Impertinence Lesson Seems Takes Thought]
Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language.
[ Between Everything Found Grammar Harmony Language Metaphysical Reality Thought]
At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
[ Composition Dictionaries Distraction Enough Excellent Impossible Painful Reading Times]
Be able to correctly pronounce the words you would like to speak and have excellent spoken grammar.
[ Able Correctly Excellent Grammar Pronounce Speak Spoken Words Would]
I used to go with him and I'd sometimes play, take over from him. That was my first taste of the music business, I suppose, but I was also in the youth orchestra at Johnston Grammar.
[ Also Business First Go Grammar Him Music Orchestra Over Play Sometimes Suppose Take Taste Used Youth]
I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.
[ Done Grammar Life Made Mistake Never Seen Soon]
I am not a grammarian. Maybe my style is eccentric.
[ Am Eccentric Maybe Style]