Quotations that match 'language'.

For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most valuable lesson of your life - the lesson of your utter insignificance. Joseph Brodsky
[ Boredom Insignificance Language Lesson Life Most Speaks Teach Time Utter Valuable Your]
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. Martin Buber
[ Animal Eyes Great Language Power Speak]
What gives it its human character is that the individual through language addresses himself in the role of the others in the group and thus becomes aware of them in his own conduct. George H. Mead
[ Addresses Aware Becomes Character Conduct Gives Group Himself His Human Individual Language Others Own Role Them Through Thus]
A riot is the language of the unheard. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Language Riot Unheard]
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. Alonzo Church
[ Dissertation Exactly Find Instance Kind Language Least Logic Looked Mathematics More Russell Used Well Whitehead Would]
Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion. John Comenius
[ Aside Consideration End Humanity Language Nationality Put Religion Selfishness Us View Welfare]
Smiles are the language of love. David Hare
[ Language Love Smiles]
You who speak languages, you are such liars. Orson Scott Card
[ Languages Liars Speak Such]
Information comes through to me in 3 basic ways seen, hearing, and feeling the energy of the person that's crossed over. In which it is a symbolic type of language. John Edward
[ Basic Comes Crossed Energy Feeling Hearing Information Language Over Person Seen Symbolic Through Type Ways Which]
We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language. Joyce Carol Oates
[ Blood Language Linked Memory Without]
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. Matthew Shipp
[ Certain Confrontational Element Iconoclastic Jazz Just Language Mode Part Point Punk Specific]
There is a pride in speaking this language. Bernard Pivot
[ Language Pride Speaking]
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. Gore Vidal
[ Action Against City Confuse Decadent Destroying Disguise Election Grow Grows Illuminate Interests Language Liberate Own Societies Solemnly Their Time Too Used Vote Will Words]
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work. Carl Sandburg
[ Goes Hands Language Rolls Slang Sleeves Spits Up Work]
You may imagine the joy manifested by these poor Africans, when they heard one of their own color address them in a friendly manner, and in a language they could comprehend! Lewis Tappan
[ Address Africans Color Comprehend Could Friendly Heard Imagine Joy Language Manifested Manner May Own Poor Their Them These]
There is no doubt that this film is autobiographical, but at the same time it also tries to portray an ordinary couple in a language that everyone can understand. Sophie Marceau
[ Also Autobiographical Couple Doubt Everyone Film Language Ordinary Portray Same Time Tries Understand]
The economic piece is still missing, since it's so hard to attract industry to reservations, but spiritually and educationally, they're doing just fine. Each tribe has a community college now, and they teach the language, they teach the traditions. James Welch
[ Attract College Community Doing Each Economic Educationally Fine Hard Industry Just Language Missing Now Piece Reservations Since Spiritually Still Teach Traditions Tribe]
One effect that the Nobel Prize seems to have had is that more Arabic literary works have been translated into other languages. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Arabic Been Effect Had Into Languages Literary More Nobel Other Prize Seems Translated Works]
He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish. Jose Rizal
[ Animal Does Fish His Language Love Own Smelly Than Worse]
It was real Cheyenne. I would get the translations the night before, but it was very difficult because it was not like any other language you would be familiar with. Joe Lando
[ Any Because Before Difficult Familiar Get Language Night Other Real Translations Very Would]
For me concrete poetry was a particular way of using language which came out of a particular feeling, and I don't have control over whether this feeling is in me or not. Ian Hamilton Finlay
[ Came Concrete Control Feeling Language Out Over Particular Poetry Using Way Whether Which]
One truth is the swing of the sentence, the beat and poise, but down deeper it's the integrity of the writer as he matches with the language. Don DeLillo
[ Beat Deeper Down Integrity Language Matches Poise Sentence Swing Truth Writer]
We probably, as primitive people, made music before we actually had a language, and that's where language comes from. Debbie Harry
[ Actually Before Comes Had Language Made Music Primitive Probably Where]
It would, of course, be hopeless to attempt to crowd into an international language all those local overtones of meaning which are so dear to the heart of the nationalist. Edward Sapir
[ Attempt Course Crowd Dear Heart Hopeless International Into Language Local Meaning Nationalist Those Which Would]
A young man who is here speaks the Panis language, and in many other respects, is preferable. Zebulon Pike
[ Here Language Man Many Other Preferable Respects Speaks Young]
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. Howard Gardner
[ Believe Brain Content Different Etc Evolved Kinds Language Millions Musical Numerical Over Responsive Spatial World Years]
It has often been observed that the repercussion of poetic language on prose language can be considered a decisive cut of a whip. Eugenio Montale
[ Been Considered Cut Decisive Language Observed Often Poetic Prose Whip]
Yet, I am convinced that there is a need for high quality software, and the time will come when it will be recognized that it is worth investing effort in its development and in using a careful, structured approach based on safe, structured languages. Niklaus Wirth
[ Am Approach Based Careful Come Convinced Development Effort High Investing Languages Need Quality Recognized Safe Software Structured Time Using Will Worth Yet]
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. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Ancient Being Especially Incomprehensible Languages Method Misunderstood Moreover Original Sense Surest Their Use Words]
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Dead Finds Hearer Language Prepared Speech Spoken Until Willing Written]
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. Juan Williams
[ Another Arguing Conservative Got Host Language Limited May Often Talking Time Tv Type Using Very]
Numbers constitute the only universal language. Nathanael West
[ Constitute Language Numbers Only Universal]
I have never designed a language for its own sake. Niklaus Wirth
[ Designed Language Never Own Sake]
I don't like jokes in speeches. I do like wit and humor. A joke is to humor what pornography is to erotic language in a good novel. James Humes
[ Good Humor Joke Jokes Language Novel Speeches Wit]
I have a good ear for languages. Harry Dean Stanton
[ Ear Good Languages]
English, once accepted as an international language, is no more secure than French has proved to be as the one and only accepted language of diplomacy or as Latin has proved to be as the international language of science. Edward Sapir
[ Accepted Diplomacy English French International Language Latin More Once Only Proved Science Secure Than]
I said in sharp language that that practice was wrong. Ken Starr
[ Language Practice Said Sharp Wrong]
It's always better to speak the language of the team. Not only for the direct contact with everyone - sometimes it also helps you to understand the mentality of the people in the team a bit better. Alain Prost
[ Also Always Better Bit Contact Direct Everyone Helps Language Mentality Only Sometimes Speak Team Understand]
Neither Aristotelian nor Russellian rules give the exact logic of any expression of ordinary language; for ordinary language has no exact logic. Peter Frederick Strawson
[ Any Exact Expression Give Language Logic Neither Nor Ordinary Rules]
Well, with the French language, which I understood and spoke, however imperfectly, and read in great quantities, at certain times, the matter I suppose was slightly different from either Latin or Greek. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Certain Different Either French Great Greek However Imperfectly Language Latin Matter Quantities Read Slightly Spoke Suppose Times Understood Well Which]
Language cannot describe the scene that followed; the shouts, oaths, frantic gestures, taunts, replies, and little fights; and therefore I shall not attempt it. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
[ Attempt Cannot Describe Fights Followed Frantic Gestures Language Little Oaths Replies Scene Shall Shouts Taunts Therefore]
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
[ Age Been Believer Discovered Early Got Into Language Magic Others Out Since Some Trouble Very Words]
Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. Ezra Pound
[ Charged Degree Great Language Literature Meaning Possible Simply Utmost]
In this respect I suppose I'm the total opposite of Garry. With his very emotive body language at the board he shows and displays all his emotions. I don't. Vladimir Kramnik
[ Board Body Displays Emotions Emotive Garry His Language Opposite Respect Shows Suppose Total Very]
But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication. Abraham Maslow
[ Behavior Being Communication Concealing Defense Hiding Human Language Motives Preventing Sometimes Thoughts Way Your]
At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Auspices English Famous Great James King Language Last Literary Made Monument Under Version]
On the other hand, in a society whose communication component is becoming more prominent day by day, both as a reality and as an issue, it is clear that language assumes a new importance. Jean-Francois Lyotard
[ Assumes Becoming Both Clear Communication Component Day Hand Importance Issue Language More New Other Prominent Reality Society Whose]
Language cares. Howard Nemerov
[ Cares Language]
The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features. Language and illustration combined must fail. John Wesley Powell
[ Adequately Art Attempting Beyond Cannot Canyon Combined Fail Features Grand Graphic Illustration Itself Language Must Nor Portray Powers Represented Resources Speech Symbols Taxed Their Wonders]
I think I make better use of language and imagery than when I started out. Terry Brooks
[ Better Imagery Language Make Out Started Than Think Use]
I wanted to learn a few foreign languages, and therefore I had to go abroad. Ella Maillart
[ Abroad Few Foreign Go Had Languages Learn Therefore Wanted]
The quality of our thoughts is bordered on all sides by our facility with language. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Facility Language Our Quality Sides Thoughts]
Never resist a sentence you like, in which language takes its own pleasure and in which, after having abused it for so long, you are stupefied by its innocence. Jean Baudrillard
[ Abused After Having Innocence Language Long Never Own Pleasure Resist Sentence Takes Which]
If you take 2001: A Space Odyssey as an example of somebody who creates a new language in film by what he was able to accomplish with art direction, photography, lighting, etc., it is still a gold standard for science fiction. Matthew Modine
[ Able Accomplish Art Creates Direction Etc Example Fiction Film Gold Language Lighting New Odyssey Photography Science Somebody Space Standard Still Take]
As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be. Emmet Fox
[ Days Language Life May Modern Shall Strength Thoughts Thy Translated Which]
A programming language is low level when its programs require attention to the irrelevant. Alan Perlis
[ Attention Irrelevant Language Level Low Programming Programs Require]
In my daily work, I work on very large, complex, distributed systems built out of many Python modules and packages. The focus is very similar to what you find, for example, in Java and, in general, in systems programming languages. Guido van Rossum
[ Built Complex Daily Distributed Example Find Focus General Java Languages Large Many Modules Out Packages Programming Python Similar Systems Very Work]
One of the best known, and one of the least intelligible, facts of literary history is the lateness, in Western European Literature at any rate, of prose fiction, and the comparative absence, in the two great classical languages, of what we call by that name. George Saintsbury
[ Absence Any Best Call Classical Comparative European Facts Fiction Great History Intelligible Known Languages Least Literary Literature Name Prose Rate Two Western]
The more language is a living operation, the less we are aware of it. Thus it follows from the self-forgetfulness of language that its real being consists in what is said in it. Hans-Georg Gadamer
[ Aware Being Consists Follows Language Less Living More Operation Real Said Thus]
It's difficult for me to feel that a solid page without the breakups of paragraphs can be interesting. I break mine up perhaps sooner than I should in terms of the usage of the English language. A. E. van Vogt
[ Break Difficult English Feel Interesting Language Mine Page Paragraphs Perhaps Should Solid Sooner Terms Than Up Usage Without]
The art of communication is the language of leadership. James Humes
[ Art Communication Language Leadership]
Semantics, or the study of meaning, remained undeveloped, while phonetics made rapid progress and even came to occupy the central place in the scientific study of language. Roman Jakobson
[ Came Central Even Language Made Meaning Occupy Phonetics Place Progress Rapid Remained Scientific Semantics Study Undeveloped While]
I have seen how effective language attached to policies that are mainstream and delivered by people who are passionate and effective can change the course of history. Frank Luntz
[ Attached Change Course Delivered Effective History How Language Mainstream Passionate Policies Seen]
The future author is one who discovers that language, the exploration and manipulation of the resources of language, will serve him in winning through to his way. Thornton Wilder
[ Author Discovers Exploration Future Him His Language Manipulation Resources Serve Through Way Will Winning]
It is useful to the historian, among others, to be able to see the commonest forms of different phenomena, whether phonetic, morphological or other, and how language lives, carries on and changes over time. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Able Among Carries Changes Commonest Different Forms Historian How Language Lives Morphological Other Others Over Phenomena See Time Useful Whether]
If our language, our programs, our creations are not strongly present in the new media, the young generation of our country will be economically and culturally marginalized. Jacques Chirac
[ Country Creations Culturally Economically Generation Language Marginalized Media New Our Present Programs Strongly Will Young]
But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought. George Orwell
[ Also Corrupt Corrupts Language Thought]
The danger of that - and there's a grave danger that I, myself, have to be very aware of - is that you become so involved and intrigued in the language that sometimes you lose track that that is only a means to an aesthetic experience that the listener has to get. Leo Ornstein
[ Aesthetic Aware Become Danger Experience Get Grave Intrigued Involved Language Listener Lose Means Myself Only Sometimes Track Very]
French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic. Bernard Pivot
[ Both Calm Dynamic French Language Makes Speak Those]
So, not for lack of love of language, but because I feel our language is in an enormous state of humiliation, I decided to make films without words. Godfrey Reggio
[ Because Decided Enormous Feel Films Humiliation Lack Language Love Make Our State Without Words]
The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything! Maria Montessori
[ Anything Ever Language Learn Men Only Perfectly Speak Teach Them]
A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language. Gaston Bachelard
[ Beauty Born Exists Kind Language Special Which]
There's a lot of things that go on when you're on tour that cannot be controlled. I'm not even talking about myself, but of course there's sexual activity and drugs, fighting and language; it is certainly not a place to raise a family. Peter Steele
[ Activity Cannot Certainly Controlled Course Even Family Fighting Go Language Lot Myself Place Raise Sexual Talking Things Tour]
Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation. Noam Chomsky
[ Creation Even Fixed Free Generation Infinitely Interpretation Involves Language Laws Manner Principles Process Use Used Varied Which Words]
God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing. William Lyon Phelps
[ Adapted Earthquake God Hearing Imperfect Language Man Nor Ocean Sight Son Speaks Stars Through Thunder]
What language are you talking in now? It appears to be bollocks. Richard Wilson
[ Appears Bollocks Language Now Talking]
I ascribe a basic importance to the phenomenon of language. To speak means to be in a position to use a certain syntax, to grasp the morphology of this or that language, but it means above all to assume a culture, to support the weight of a civilization. Frantz Fanon
[ Above Ascribe Assume Basic Certain Civilization Culture Grasp Importance Language Means Morphology Phenomenon Position Speak Support Syntax Use Weight]
I was always influenced by language. Helen Dunmore
[ Always Influenced Language]
Political chaos is connected with the decay of language... one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end. George Orwell
[ Bring Chaos Connected Decay End Improvement Language Political Probably Some Starting Verbal]
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Blood Grow Into Language Out Run Soul Thoughts Which]
I have a high regard for Native languages and the pivotal role they have played in our nation's history. Rick Renzi
[ High History Languages Nation Native Our Pivotal Played Regard Role]
It is wrong to use equal language for unequal actions. Peter Akinola
[ Actions Equal Language Unequal Use Wrong]
Language thus becomes monumental because of the mutations of advertising. Robert Smithson
[ Advertising Because Becomes Language Monumental Mutations Thus]
The pull between sound and syntax creates a kind of musical tension in the language that interests me. Marilyn Hacker
[ Between Creates Interests Kind Language Musical Pull Sound Syntax Tension]
I have set out to change the language of the international system. Clare Short
[ Change International Language Out Set System]
We have our own history, our own language, our own culture. But our destiny is also tied up with the destinies of other people - history has made us all South Africans. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Africans Also Culture Destinies Destiny History Language Made Other Our Own South Tied Up Us]
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. Steve Hackett
[ Even Form Ideally Itself Language Long Mind Music Never Own Piece Something Song Speaks Think Works]
The Little Friend is a long book. It's also completely different from my first novel: different landscape, different characters, different use of language and diction, different approach to story. Donna Tartt
[ Also Approach Book Characters Completely Diction Different First Friend Landscape Language Little Long Novel Story Use]
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech. Aristotle
[ Arrangement First Language Making Means Must Parts Persuasion Points Producing Proper Second Speech Study Third Three Various]
French is the language that turns dirt into romance. Stephen King
[ Dirt French Into Language Romance Turns]
Anybody who comes to the cinema is bringing they're whole sexual history, their literary history, their movie literacy, their culture, their language, their religion, whatever they've got. I can't possibly manipulate all of that, nor do I want to. David Cronenberg
[ Anybody Bringing Cinema Comes Culture Got History Language Literacy Literary Manipulate Movie Nor Possibly Religion Sexual Their Want Whatever Whole]
It was pretty awful for us children because we never really knew the local children. Mother was keen for us to learn languages, so our travels took us to France and Italy, as well as the West Country. Mary Wesley
[ Awful Because Children Country France Italy Keen Knew Languages Learn Local Mother Never Our Pretty Really Took Travels Us Well West]
When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language. James Earl Jones
[ Ability Achieved Anything Drama Feel Feelings Great Greater Human Language Literature Mind Read Sermons Share Speeches Than Thoughts Through]
There is an awful lot of what I call recreational jazz going on, where people go out and learn a particular language or style and become real sharks on somebody else's language. Steve Lacy
[ Awful Become Call Else Go Going Jazz Language Learn Lot Out Particular Real Recreational Sharks Somebody Style Where]
Language should find itself in the physical world, and not end up locked in an idea in somebody's head. Robert Smithson
[ End Find Head Idea Itself Language Locked Physical Should Somebody Up World]
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. Alma Guillermoprieto
[ Another Assume Different Does Far Inevitably Language Other Personalities Produce Same Seen Talking Think Two]
Writers let themselves be enticed by the language. Peter Bichsel
[ Language Themselves Writers]
The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language." No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America. Al Sharpton
[ Act America Any Before Canada Cannot Come Community Culture English Enter Everybody Fight Gave Haiti Immigration Inferior Iraq Language Latino Look Mexico Must Our Policy Preach Promise Respected Rules Seek Sent Set Shores ]
Language is a social art. Willard Van Orman Quine
[ Art Language Social]
I think perhaps the most important problem is that we are trying to understand the fundamental workings of the universe via a language devised for telling one another when the best fruit is. Terry Prachett
[ Another Best Devised Fruit Fundamental Important Language Most Perhaps Problem Telling Think Trying Understand Universe Via Workings]
All I'm asking for is the law that's been on the books for the last 33 years, no public funding for abortion. We are both saying the same thing, pro-life, pro-choice. Let's find the language that works for both of us so we can pass health care. Bart Stupak
[ Abortion Asking Been Books Both Care Find Funding Health Language Last Law Pass Pro-Choice Pro-Life Public Same Saying Thing Us Works Years]
For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language. Joseph Brodsky
[ Attitude Exists Form His Language Only Patriotism Toward Writer]
The process of filmmaking is very musical, you get into the rhythm and the rhythmics of how someone is, especially with Woody Allen who is very much into body language and body movement. Charlotte Rampling
[ Allen Body Especially Filmmaking Get How Into Language Movement Much Musical Process Rhythm Someone Very Woody]
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. Marcel Carne
[ Ago Could Had Italy Language Last Little Lived Lot More Over Speak Than Trouble Two Understand Understanding Used Very Well Went Year Years]
My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history. Lawrence R. Klein
[ Basic Early Education English Foreign Good High History Languages Mathematics Omaha Public Realize School Served Stead Subjects System Training Where]
Between 1910 and 1950 approximately 350 lives of Jesus were published in the English language alone. John Clayton
[ Alone Approximately Between English Jesus Language Lives Published Were]
The Language Poets are writing only about language itself. The Ashbery poets are writing only about poetry itself. That seems to me a kind of dead end. Robert Morgan
[ Dead End Itself Kind Language Only Poetry Poets Seems Writing]
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. Paul Graham
[ Already Expressing Language Pen Pencil Programming Programs Should Thinking Thought]
Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children. Judith Martin
[ Arguments Children Conduct Education Foreign Inducement Language Parents Quiet Respectful Should Surprised Their Tones]
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. William Labov
[ African Against American Aspect Children Current First Home Important Language Learning Reaction Read Situation Social Steps Strong Suggestions Used Write]
Because language is the carrier of ideas, it is easy to believe that it should be very little else than such a carrier. Louise Bogan
[ Because Believe Carrier Easy Else Ideas Language Little Should Such Than Very]
It doesn't happen very often that you get to work with some really good friends of yours and there's a common language between everyone, you don't have to explain what you're doing, you can just run with it. It makes it just so much easier and more relaxed. Elizabeth Perkins
[ Between Common Doing Easier Everyone Explain Friends Get Good Happen Just Language Makes More Much Often Really Relaxed Run Some Very Work Yours]
A degree of lying - you know, white lies - seems to be inherent in all languages and all forms of communication. Matthew Lesko
[ Communication Degree Forms Inherent Know Languages Lies Lying Seems White]
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 Osler
[ Acquire Art Brief Difficult Language Men More Observation Plain Quite Record Some Than]
I don't know what 'operational control' of the border means, but I do understand the English language. And as I understand that phrase, that's not true. We do not have operational control. John Cornyn
[ Border Control English Know Language Means Operational Phrase True Understand]
Elizabeth, Lady C, claims to be writing at the limits of language. Would it not be insulting to her if I were diligently to follow after her, explaining what she means but is not smart enough to say? J. M. Coetzee
[ After Claims Diligently Elizabeth Enough Explaining Follow Her Insulting Lady Language Limits Means Say She Smart Were Would Writing]
Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. Frank Capra
[ Film Languages Mathematics Music Other Three Two Universal]
It feels wonderful to be go back to the 1940s and recreate the whole era through my clothes, voice and body language. I am tired of playing the larger-than-life hero. Akshay Kumar
[ Am Back Body Clothes Era Feels Go Hero Language Playing Recreate Through Tired Voice Whole Wonderful]
Love can be understood only "from the inside," as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it. Robert C. Solomon
[ Inside Language Lives Love Only Someone Speaks Understood World]
I believe that all poetry is formal in that it exists within limits, limits that are either inherited by tradition or limits that language itself imposes. Mark Strand
[ Believe Either Exists Formal Imposes Inherited Itself Language Limits Poetry Tradition Within]
Do you know why language manifests itself the way it does in my work? It's because I understand short attention spans. Barbara Kruger
[ Attention Because Does Itself Know Language Manifests Short Spans Understand Way Why Work]
If your kids attend school and grades are up that will make $1,000 contributions to some 10,000 kids across the country, are challenging kids to learn foreign languages or challenging kids to get summer jobs or seek summer enrichment opportunities? Harold Ford
[ Across Attend Challenging Contributions Country Enrichment Foreign Get Grades Jobs Kids Languages Learn Make Opportunities School Seek Some Summer Up Will Your]
What is jazz? It, It's almost like asking, What is French? Jazz is a musical language. It's a musical dialect that actually embodies the spirit of America. Branford Marsalis
[ Actually Almost America Asking Dialect Embodies French Jazz Language Musical Spirit]
That's so different in Hong Kong when I'm using my own mother language, I can treat the line in one thousand different ways, with many different reactions. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Different Hong Kong Language Line Many Mother Own Reactions Thousand Treat Using Ways]
Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate. Paul Tillich
[ Able Alone Because Concern Express Expressed Language Man Must Symbolic Ultimate]
Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Between Everything Found Grammar Harmony Language Metaphysical Reality Thought]
In the GNOME project we tried to keep the platform language independent. Miguel de Icaza
[ Gnome Independent Keep Language Platform Project Tried]
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. Jurgen Habermas
[ Authoritarian Contributed Convincing Disappointment Fact Language May More Nationalistic New Offers Old Orientations Over Political Regimes Religion Subjectively Today]
Instrumental music can spread the international language. Herb Alpert
[ Instrumental International Language Music Spread]
Will you, my countrymen, the descendants of these men, warmed by their blood, inheriting their language, and having the principles for which they struggled confided to your care, allow them to be violated in your hands? Joseph Howe
[ Allow Blood Care Confided Countrymen Descendants Hands Having Language Men Principles Struggled Their Them These Violated Warmed Which Will Your]
People come from around the world and can understand each other without even speaking the same languages! Sergei Bubka
[ Around Come Each Even Languages Other Same Speaking Understand Without World]
All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds. Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful language of nature. Rudolf Steiner
[ Become Begins Incomprehensible Language Meaningful Nature Now Our Previously Secrets Soul Sounds Through Us Were Whisper]
Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world. Erich Fromm
[ Both Busy Communications Deal Dreams Great Hours Important Know Language Manipulating Miss Myths Ourselves Outside Tell Those Understand Which World Written]
The German language speaks Being, while all the others merely speak of Being. Martin Heidegger
[ Being German Language Merely Others Speak Speaks While]
Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined. Cathy McMorris
[ American Arabic Areas Behind Chinese Combined Critical Fields Foreign High Japanese Korean Languages Less Math Only Percent Russian School Science See States Students Study Than United Where]
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. Edward Sapir
[ Connotation Constructed Course Criticism Idea Inferiority Language National Richness Score Supposed]
Know what the old masters did. Know how they composed their pictures, but do not fall into the conventions they established. These conventions were right for them, and they are wonderful. They made their language. You make yours. All the past can help you. Robert Henri
[ Composed Conventions Did Established Fall Help How Into Know Language Made Make Masters Old Past Pictures Right Their Them These Were Wonderful Yours]
If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. Doug Larson
[ Any English Flowers Language Made Sense Shortage Something Would]
Shakespeare, who is probably the greatest writer and poet of the English language, lived in a time that was politically very conservative and it's reflected in his writings. Alex Cox
[ Conservative English Greatest His Language Lived Poet Politically Probably Reflected Shakespeare Time Very Writer Writings]
To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished. Roland Barthes
[ Both Confront Excessive Hysteria Impoverished Language Little Love Much Muck Region Too Try Where Write]
Second, we also got a more authentic liturgy of the people of God, in the vernacular language. Hans Kung
[ Also Authentic God Got Language Liturgy More Second Vernacular]
You learned the concept 'pain' when you learned language. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Concept Language Learned Pain]
One can say of language that it is potentially the only human home, the only dwelling place that cannot be hostile to man. John Berger
[ Cannot Dwelling Home Hostile Human Language Man Only Place Potentially Say]
In the later books I am much more at home in the use of language to describe things. I had never thought of that until a critic pointed that out. Robert Morgan
[ Am Books Critic Describe Had Home Language Later More Much Never Out Pointed Things Thought Until Use]
Tears are the noble language of the eye. Robert Herrick
[ Eye Language Noble Tears]
Finality is not the language of politics. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Finality Language Politics]
Americans can pretty much sing anything, whereas foreign singers are often limited in style, language, even composer. Marilyn Horne
[ Americans Anything Composer Even Foreign Language Limited Much Often Pretty Sing Singers Style Whereas]
My training in music and composition then led me to a kind of musical language process in which, for example, the sound of the words I play with has to expose their true meaning against their will so to speak. Elfriede Jelinek
[ Against Composition Example Expose Kind Language Led Meaning Music Musical Play Process Sound Speak Their Then Training True Which Will Words]
The Germans and I no longer speak the same language. Marlene Dietrich
[ Germans Language Longer Same Speak]
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 Wisdom
[ Goes Head Heart Him His Language Man Talk Understands]
I became aware that all sounds can make meaningful language. Karlheinz Stockhausen
[ Aware Became Language Make Meaningful Sounds]
It was less a literary thing than a linguistic, philosophical preoccupation... discovering how far you can go with language to create immediate, elementary experience. Robert Morgan
[ Create Discovering Elementary Experience Far Go How Immediate Language Less Linguistic Literary Philosophical Preoccupation Than Thing]
With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will. Ernst Haas
[ Been Created Delve Experiences Express First Impression Into Language Long Look New Now Past Photography Possible Reality Renew Speak Time Will Wish]
And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation. Kathy Acker
[ Easily Expectation Find Kind Language Trying Where Won Working]
The one overall structure in my plays is language. Edward Bond
[ Language Overall Plays Structure]
Pauley Perrette: I was a criminal science fanatic and went to study it in college as well and I think that helped me on NCIS because I was comfortable with the language, I had studied criminal science in school for years. Pauley Perrette
[ Because College Comfortable Criminal Fanatic Had Helped Language School Science Studied Study Think Well Went Years]
You couldn't have human society without language. John M. Smith
[ Human Language Society Without]
Because of my language and the pantomime with which most Europeans accompany their speech, I was catalogued as a heavy. Bela Lugosi
[ Accompany Because Europeans Heavy Language Most Pantomime Speech Their Which]
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the gospel in understandable terms, considering the language and thought-forms of that setting. Francis Schaeffer
[ Church Communicating Considering Each Generation Gospel Language Responsibility Setting Terms Understandable]
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere. James Martineau
[ Atmosphere Language More Music Poetry Possible Prayer Religion Than Without]
Even if I think in English, it's more a language of acting than French. Sophie Marceau
[ Acting English Even French Language More Than Think]
China's cinema has been rising for some time; it has more exposure, so my chances of becoming internationally known are better. But the first thing I have to do is learn English. If I can grasp the language, then perhaps I can think about the U.S. Ziyi Zhang
[ Becoming Been Better Chances China Cinema English Exposure First Grasp Internationally Known Language Learn More Perhaps Rising Some Then Thing Think Time]
To handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery. Charles Baudelaire
[ Evocative Handle Kind Language Practice Skillfully Sorcery]
When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images. Niels Bohr
[ Atoms Comes Concerned Creating Describing Facts Images Language Nearly Only Poet Poetry Too Used]
After an extensive interview he arranged for my weaknesses in foreign languages to be over-looked and so I started a Biology degree at Birmingham in 1967. Paul Nurse
[ After Arranged Biology Birmingham Degree Extensive Foreign Interview Languages Started Weaknesses]
Language is wine upon the lips. Virginia Woolf
[ Language Lips Upon Wine]
Both of my parents are professors and everyone in my family has some fabulous degree of something or another and I couldn't get into college because I didn't know a language. Camryn Manheim
[ Another Because Both College Degree Everyone Fabulous Family Get Into Know Language Parents Professors Some Something]
Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute. J. G. Ballard
[ Around Dictate Either Extent Increasing Languages Multiply Mute Remain Science Speak Technology Think Those Us Use Which]
English is my second language, but in Hong Kong, they don't know that I'm from China. They think I'm from Hollywood because all the films they see are from here. China and Hong Kong are very different places, but they're starting to merge. Still the culture is very different. Bai Ling
[ Because China Culture Different English Films Here Hollywood Hong Know Kong Language Merge Places Second See Starting Still Think Very]
A mind enclosed in language is in prison. Simone Weil
[ Enclosed Language Mind Prison]
Whenever one reads of the determination of the species, or opens a book on natural science and history, in whatever language, one inevitably comes across the name of Linne. Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
[ Across Book Comes Determination History Inevitably Language Name Natural Opens Reads Science Species Whatever Whenever]
So long as we use a certain language, all questions that we can ask will have to be formulated in it and will thereby confirm the theory of the universe which is implied in the vocabulary and structure of the language. Michael Polanyi
[ Ask Certain Confirm Formulated Implied Language Long Questions Structure Theory Thereby Universe Use Vocabulary Which Will]
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. Marilyn Hacker
[ Courses Creative Foreign Given Graduate Keep Languages Literature Over Per Populated Preponderance Programs Se States Studies Study Text Theory United Well Writing]
Go learn the language. Go take some acting lessons. Start from zero like everybody else. Roselyn Sanchez
[ Acting Else Everybody Go Language Learn Lessons Some Start Take Zero]
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. W. H. Auden Poetry
[ Anything Before Else Language Love Passionately Person Poet]
Make definite assertions. Avoid tame, colorless, hesitating, non-committal language. William Strunk, Jr.
[ Assertions Avoid Colorless Definite Hesitating Language Make Tame]
There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors... it's an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job. Conrad Hall
[ Colors Extraordinarily Figuring How Infinite Job Language Lifetime Light Out Shadows Speak Subtle]
I would say colonialism is a wonderful thing. It spread civilization to Africa. Before it they had no written language, no wheel as we know it, no schools, no hospitals, not even normal clothing. Ian Smith
[ Africa Before Civilization Clothing Colonialism Even Had Hospitals Know Language Normal Say Schools Spread Thing Wheel Wonderful Would Written]
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
[ Conquests Contains Future Human Language Mind Once Past Trophies Weapons]
When language was not transcendental enough to complete the meaning of a revelation, symbols were relied upon for heavenly teaching, and familiar images, chosen from the known, were made to mirror the unknown spiritual truth. William H. Hunt
[ Chosen Complete Enough Familiar Heavenly Images Known Language Made Meaning Mirror Relied Revelation Spiritual Symbols Teaching Transcendental Truth Unknown Upon Were]
No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude. Rupert Murdoch
[ Able Although Attitude Basic Becoming English Global Going Grounding Helpful Increasingly International Language Operate Sciences Travel Without Would]
The limits of my language means the limits of my world. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Language Limits Means World]
I never found accents difficult, after learning languages. Vivien Leigh
[ Accents After Difficult Found Languages Learning Never]
The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself. Derek Walcott
[ English Imagination Itself Language Nobody Property Special]
Language makes infinite use of finite media. Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
[ Finite Infinite Language Makes Media Use]
I think it is a mistake to identify a movie according to its language, as if movies were literature. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ According Identify Language Literature Mistake Movie Movies Think Were]
Language fits over experience like a straight-jacket. William Golding
[ Experience Fits Language Over]
Any psychology of sign systems will be part of social psychology - that is to say, will be exclusively social; it will involve the same psychology as is applicable in the case of languages. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Any Applicable Case Exclusively Involve Languages Part Psychology Same Say Sign Social Systems Will]
There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is dying, it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth. Elias Canetti
[ Death Dying Earth Every Hear Language Only Overwhelms Such Thing Though Today Ugly Were]
In the best fiction, the language itself can become almost invisible. Robert Morgan
[ Almost Become Best Fiction Invisible Itself Language]
The language you are about to hear... is disturbing. Dave Chappelle
[ Disturbing Hear Language]
I have been an actor now for 40 years having worked in over 10 countries and three languages. Nick Mancuso
[ Actor Been Countries Having Languages Now Over Three Worked Years]
I paint to evoke a changing language of symbols, a language with which to remark upon the qualities of our mysterious capacities which direct us toward ultimate reality. Morris Graves
[ Capacities Changing Direct Evoke Language Mysterious Our Paint Qualities Reality Remark Symbols Toward Ultimate Upon Us Which]
My wife wanted my children to have some Chinese culture and education. She believes the children need to learn two languages and two cultures. Jet Li
[ Believes Children Chinese Culture Cultures Education Languages Learn Need She Some Two Wanted Wife]
Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all. Walt Whitman
[ Accretion Both Composition Dialect English Every Free Freely Growth Language Race Range Time Viewed]
We need only look to our Navajo Code Talkers during World War II to see the value that Native languages bring not only to their culture, but to the security of all Americans. Rick Renzi
[ Americans Bring Code Culture During Ii Languages Look Native Need Only Our Security See Talkers Their Value War World]
Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden. Karl Kraus
[ Handmaiden Language Mother Thought]
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help. Ronald Reagan
[ English Government Help Here Language Most Terrifying Words]
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. William Arthur Ward
[ Kindness Language Smile Universal Warm]
When the English language gets in my way, I walk over it. Billy Sunday
[ English Gets Language Over Walk Way]
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. David Ogilvy
[ Buy Day Every Grammar Know Language Persuade Rules Seems Should Something Their Think Try Trying Use Vernacular Which Write]
The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so. Gore Vidal
[ Beautiful Common Four Language Most Our Told Words]
To create a past that seemed authentic but would be a fiction, you need an invented language. Jeanette Winterson
[ Authentic Create Fiction Invented Language Need Past Seemed Would]
The fundamental purpose of a novel like Count Julian is to achieve the unity of object and means of representation, the fusion of treason as scheme and treason as language. Juan Goytisolo
[ Achieve Count Fundamental Fusion Language Means Novel Object Purpose Representation Scheme Treason Unity]
Certainly ordinary language has no claim to be the last word, if there is such a thing. J. L. Austin
[ Certainly Claim Language Last Ordinary Such Thing Word]
Sometimes the archaism of the language when it's spoken is why we are all in love with the Irish today. Diane Wakoski
[ Irish Language Love Sometimes Spoken Today Why]
Today, with a recording, he can hear the thing enough times until he really gets acquainted with the language, and then he can begin to make an estimate of the intrinsic, aesthetic value of that piece of music. Leo Ornstein
[ Acquainted Aesthetic Begin Enough Estimate Gets Hear Intrinsic Language Make Music Piece Really Recording Then Thing Times Today Until Value]
The form language used by the ancient Egyptians in their structures is minimal. Harry Seidler
[ Ancient Egyptians Form Language Minimal Structures Their Used]
In English every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our programming languages. Alan Perlis
[ English Every Languages Our Programming Were Word Would]
I want do a Mandarin language movie. It'll probably be the next movie I do after the one I do next. Quentin Tarantino
[ After Language Movie Next Probably Want]
So I suppose poetry, language, the shaping of it, was and remains for me an effort to make sense out of essentially senseless situations. Thomas Lynch
[ Effort Essentially Language Make Out Poetry Remains Sense Senseless Shaping Situations Suppose]
Perhaps it is the language that chooses the writers it needs, making use of them so that each might express a tiny part of what it is. Jose Saramago
[ Chooses Each Express Language Making Might Needs Part Perhaps Them Tiny Use Writers]
I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy. Bertrand Russell
[ Addiction Convinced Language Main Obstacles Obstinate Ordinary Our Philosophy Private Progress Remain Thoughts]
The transition state of manners and language cannot be too often insisted upon: for this affected the process at both ends, giving the artist in fictitious life an uncertain model to copy and unstable materials to work in. George Saintsbury
[ Affected Artist Both Cannot Copy Ends Fictitious Giving Insisted Language Life Manners Materials Model Often Process State Too Transition Uncertain Unstable Upon Work]
Poetry, almost by definition, calls attention to its language and form. Robert Morgan
[ Almost Attention Calls Definition Form Language Poetry]
Comics is a language. It's a language most people understand intuitively. Bill Griffith
[ Comics Intuitively Language Most Understand]
I think one of the things that language poets are very involved with is getting away from conventional ideas of beauty, because those ideas contain a certain attitude toward women, certain attitudes toward sex, certain attitudes toward race, etc. Diane Wakoski
[ Attitude Attitudes Away Beauty Because Certain Contain Conventional Etc Getting Ideas Involved Language Poets Race Sex Things Think Those Toward Very Women]
We have a president for whom English is a second language. He's like 'We have to get rid of dictators,' but he's pretty much one himself. Robin Williams
[ Dictators English Get Himself Language Much President Pretty Rid Second Whom]
My use of language is part and parcel of my message. Theo Van Gogh
[ Language Message Parcel Part Use]
Language is an archaeological vehicle... the language we speak is a whole palimpsest of human effort and history. Russell Hoban
[ Archaeological Effort History Human Language Speak Vehicle Whole]
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. Fred Frith
[ Body Does Find Fluently Grammar Language Learning Much Out Speak Until Vocabulary Your]
Also, they don't understand - writing is language. The use of language. The language to create image, the language to create drama. It requires a skill of learning how to use language. John Milius
[ Also Create Drama How Image Language Learning Requires Skill Understand Use Writing]
Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection. Yakov Smirnoff
[ Because Connection Every Everybody Language Laughs Laughter Same Universal]
Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language. Marshall McLuhan
[ Art Call Different Every Great Intelligent Language Modernists Person Speak Speaks Themselves Today Understand Which]
Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it. Benjamin Whorf
[ Defining Device Experience Framework Language Reporting Simply]
More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor. John W. Vessey, Jr.
[ Any Battlefield Because Been English Factor Lack Language Misunderstood More Other Pentagon Screwed Single Than Understanding Up]
No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language. Jacques Derrida
[ Angry Foreign Gets Language Mathematician Own Physicist Rather She Someone Speaks Understand Whom Your]
Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Complicated Language Less Organism Our Part Than]
Though language forms the preacher, 'Tis good works make the man. Eliza Cook
[ Forms Good Language Make Man Preacher Though Tis Works]
The translator's task is to create, in his or her own language, the same tensions appearing in the original. That's hard! Manuel Puig
[ Appearing Create Hard Her His Language Original Own Same Task Tensions Translator]
Language is memory and metaphor. Storm Jameson
[ Language Memory Metaphor]
I could tell you which writer's rhythms I am imitating. It's not exactly plagiarism, it's falling in love with good language and trying to imitate it. Charles Kuralt
[ Am Could Exactly Falling Good Imitate Imitating Language Love Plagiarism Rhythms Tell Trying Which Writer]
Language commonly stresses only one side of any interaction. Gregory Bateson
[ Any Commonly Interaction Language Only Side Stresses]
Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life. Charles Scribner, Jr.
[ Beyond Commonplace Cultivated Essential Everyday Experiences Intellect Language Life Process Reading Soul Which]
If you're talking about Java in particular, Python is about the best fit you can get amongst all the other languages. Yet the funny thing is, from a language point of view, JavaScript has a lot in common with Python, but it is sort of a restricted subset. Guido van Rossum
[ Amongst Best Common Fit Funny Get Java Language Languages Lot Other Particular Point Python Restricted Sort Subset Talking Thing View Yet]
Science is the international language, so when we are able to convince countries that good decision-making for human health and animal health is based upon science, that's a real success story for us. Mike Johanns
[ Able Animal Based Convince Countries Decision-Making Good Health Human International Language Real Science Story Success Upon Us]
The difference between a contemporary liberal and a socialist is that to a liberal the most beautiful word in the English language is 'forbidden', whereas to a socialist the most beautiful word is 'compulsory'. John McCarthy
[ Beautiful Between Compulsory Contemporary Difference English Forbidden Language Liberal Most Socialist Whereas Word]
The language has got to be fully alive - I can't bear dull, flaccid writing myself and I don't see why any reader should put up with it. Helen Dunmore
[ Alive Any Bear Dull Fully Got Language Myself Put Reader See Should Up Why Writing]
Americans are people who prefer the Continent to their own country, but refuse to learn its languages. Edward V. Lucas
[ Americans Continent Country Languages Learn Own Prefer Refuse Their]
Regardless of whether you speak the language or are familiar with a culture, the picture should hold up. Herb Ritts
[ Culture Familiar Hold Language Picture Regardless Should Speak Up Whether]
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. Henri Matisse
[ Artist Efforts Enable Express Her Him Himself His Identify Language Later Mastery Must Nature Own Possess Prepare Rhythm Which Will]
Because of the Turing completeness theory, everything one Turing-complete language can do can theoretically be done by another Turing-complete language, but at a different cost. You can do everything in assembler, but no one wants to program in assembler anymore. Yukihiro Matsumoto
[ Another Anymore Because Completeness Cost Different Done Everything Language Program Theoretically Theory Wants]
That helped me to keep in touch with myself and to keep in touch with this really quite extraordinary language and literature into which I had pushed a little way. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Extraordinary Had Helped Into Keep Language Literature Little Myself Pushed Quite Really Touch Way Which]
A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically. Diane Ackerman
[ Beyond Emotions Language Lie Metaphorically Moods Normal Only Poem Records Together]
Never impose your language on people you wish to reach. Abbie Hoffman
[ Impose Language Never Reach Wish Your]
Should such an ignorant people lead the world? How did it come to this in the first place? 82 percent of us don't even have a passport! Just a handful can speak a language other than English. Michael Moore
[ Come Did English Even First Handful How Ignorant Just Language Lead Other Passport Percent Place Should Speak Such Than Us World]
I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain. Lily Tomlin
[ Because Complain Deep Developed Language Need Our Personally Think]
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. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Business Extent Few History Known Languages Limited Naturally Object Only Possible Scientific Study Task Trace Very Will]
When I left Barcelona, staying in Spain was an important factor in my decision to join Madrid. I did not have to change country or learn a new language, adopt a different sort of lifestyle, and so on. Luis Figo
[ Adopt Barcelona Change Country Decision Did Different Factor Important Join Language Learn Left Lifestyle Madrid New Sort Spain Staying]
I am now completing research supported by NSF and NEH that is mapping changes in the English language through all of North America, for both mainstream and minority communities. William Labov
[ Am America Both Changes Communities Completing English Language Mainstream Mapping Minority North Now Research Supported Through]
All languages had their birth, their apogee and decline. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
[ Birth Decline Had Languages Their]
Every major question in history is a religious question. It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language. Hilaire Belloc
[ Common Effect Every History Language Life Major Molding More Nationalism Question Religious Than]
The genius of the French language, descended from its single Latin stock, has triumphed most in the contrary direction - in simplicity, in unity, in clarity, and in restraint. Lytton Strachey
[ Clarity Contrary Descended Direction French Genius Language Latin Most Restraint Simplicity Single Stock Triumphed Unity]
Poets deal in writing about feelings and trying to find the language and images for intense feelings. Carol Ann Duffy
[ Deal Feelings Find Images Intense Language Poets Trying Writing]
"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? George Carlin
[ Am Could English Language Longest Reportedly Sentence Shortest]
Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence. George Steiner
[ Deal Language Larger Meaningfully Much Only Part Presumably Reality Rest Restricted Segment Silence Special]
No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language. Theodore Bikel Art
[ Art Captures Humankind Language Past]
As we embrace the American dream and the freedoms it represents, we must also ensure that those who wish to enjoy those freedoms become a part of our society and learn to speak our language. Bobby Jindal
[ Also American Become Dream Embrace Enjoy Ensure Freedoms Language Learn Must Our Part Represents Society Speak Those Wish]
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language. John Donne
[ Better Book Chapter Dies Into Language Man Out Torn Translated]
Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language. Steven Pinker
[ Appeals Art Auditory Because Certain Depend Depends Details Faculties Language Literature Mind Music Painting Poetry Sculpture System Visual Works]
Between rounds of speed chess I read enough of a programming manual to teach myself to write programs on the school's DEC mainframe in the language Basic. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Basic Between Chess Dec Enough Language Manual Myself Programming Programs Read Rounds School Speed Teach Write]
When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object. Patrick Henry
[ America American Different Language Liberty Object Primary Sir Spirit Youth]
I belong to a specific category of writers, those who speak and write in a language different from that of their parents. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Belong Category Different Language Parents Speak Specific Their Those Write Writers]
We inhabit a language rather than a country. Emile M. Cioran
[ Country Inhabit Language Rather Than]
Painting is a language which cannot be replaced by another language. I don't know what to say about what I paint, really. Balthus
[ Another Cannot Know Language Paint Painting Really Replaced Say Which]
Following my junior year in high school, I went on a camping trip through Russia in a group led by Horst Momber, a young language teacher from Roosevelt. Peter Agre
[ Camping Following Group High Junior Language Led Roosevelt Russia School Teacher Through Trip Went Year Young]
We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be "revolutionary" but not transformative. Adrienne Rich
[ Cycles Every Feeling Formless Inadequate Language May Might Old Our Possess Process Remains Resource Revolutionary Running Still Technological Thinking Transformative Vision]
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Against Battle Intelligence Language Means Our Philosophy]
At least for the people who send me mail about a new language that they're designing, the general advice is: do it to learn about how to write a compiler. Dennis Ritchie
[ Advice Compiler Designing General How Language Learn Least Mail New Send Write]
My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another. Art Linkletter
[ Another Anything Best Better Big Decently Every Golden Help How Just Language Major Philosophy Religion Rule Somebody Than Treat Yourself]
After using four different languages on an album, it's tough to decide which one I'm gonna actually learn to speak. I always study the lyric, make sure I know what I'm singing, and try to get the pronunciation as perfect as possible. Josh Groban
[ Actually After Album Always Decide Different Four Get Gonna Know Languages Learn Lyric Make Perfect Possible Singing Speak Study Sure Tough Try Using Which]
"Let God be true but every man a liar" is the language of true faith. Aiden Wilson Tozer
[ Every Faith God Language Liar Man True]
My being a teacher had a decisive influence on making language and systems as simple as possible so that in my teaching, I could concentrate on the essential issues of programming rather than on details of language and notation. Niklaus Wirth
[ Being Concentrate Could Decisive Details Essential Had Influence Issues Language Making Notation Possible Programming Rather Simple Systems Teacher Teaching Than]
I love to create interesting textures with language. You can do it as long as it seems like a discovery. Robert Morgan
[ Create Discovery Interesting Language Long Love Seems Textures]
You have to learn the language of Hamlet. Edward Bond
[ Hamlet Language Learn]
Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth. Anna Jameson
[ Accuracy Language Truth]
Now, mark it. This may be strong language, but heed it. The people mean it, and, my friends of the Eastern Democracy, we bid farewell when you do that thing. Richard Parks Bland
[ Bid Democracy Eastern Farewell Friends Heed Language Mark May Mean Now Strong Thing]
Language comes first. It's not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious. Alan Moore
[ Comes Conscious Consciousness First Got Grows Haven Language Out]
There was a whole language that I could never make function for myself in relationship to painting and that was attitudes like tortured, struggle, pain. Robert Rauschenberg
[ Attitudes Could Function Language Make Myself Never Pain Painting Relationship Struggle Tortured Whole]
In order to be a diplomat, one must speak a number of languages, including doubletalk. Carey Williams
[ Diplomat Including Languages Must Number Order Speak]
Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history. Octavio Paz
[ Against Also Contrary Deprivation Expression Feeling History Human Language Literature Makes Meaningless Missing Nature Noise Recourse Sense Silence Something True Us]
Homer's whole language, the language in which he lived, the language that he breathed, because he never saw it, or certainly those who formed his tradition never saw it, in characters on the pages. It was all on the tongue and in the ear. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Because Breathed Certainly Characters Ear Formed His Homer Language Lived Never Pages Saw Those Tongue Tradition Which Whole]
So far as the advocates of a constructed international language are concerned, it is rather to be wondered at how much in common their proposals actually have, both in vocabulary and in general spirit of procedure. Edward Sapir
[ Actually Advocates Both Common Concerned Constructed Far General How International Language Much Procedure Proposals Rather Spirit Their Vocabulary Wondered]
Support for alternate languages will largely depend on the underlying OS. Bill Hayden
[ Alternate Depend Languages Largely Os Support Underlying Will]
A philosopher is, no doubt, entitled to examine even those distinctions that are to be found in the structure of all languages... in that case, such a distinction may be imputed to a vulgar error, which ought to be corrected in philosophy. Thomas Reid
[ Case Corrected Distinction Distinctions Doubt Entitled Error Even Examine Found Imputed Languages May Ought Philosopher Philosophy Structure Such Those Vulgar Which]
Curiously enough, it seems to be only in describing a mode of language which does not mean what it says that one can actually say what one means. Paul de Man
[ Actually Curiously Describing Does Enough Language Mean Means Mode Only Say Says Seems Which]
It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water. Franklin P. Jones
[ Get Hot Ice Into Language Skating Strange Thin Water Which World]
Painting is by nature a luminous language. Robert Delaunay Art
[ Language Luminous Nature Painting]
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. Christopher Dawson
[ Also Appeals Blood Class Common Create Culture Human Humanism Humanity Language Liberate Limitations Man Men Narrow Nature Qualities Realize Seeks Soil Their Universal Which]
I think one of the best words in the English language is compassion. I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care... and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference. Michael Crawford
[ Best Care Compassion Did Difference English Everybody Everything Holds Just Language Love Make Something Think Words]
The problems of language here are really serious. We wish to speak in some way about the structure of the atoms. But we cannot speak about atoms in ordinary language. Werner Heisenberg
[ Atoms Cannot Here Language Ordinary Problems Really Serious Some Speak Structure Way Wish]
A riot is at bottom the language of the unheard. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Bottom Language Riot Unheard]
The payment made by a manufacturer to a patentee for the privilege of using the patent process, is usually termed, in commercial language, a rent; and under the same head must be ranked all extraordinary qualities of body and mind. Nassau William Senior
[ Body Commercial Extraordinary Head Language Made Manufacturer Mind Must Patent Payment Privilege Process Qualities Ranked Rent Same Termed Under Using Usually]
Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death. Heinrich Heine
[ Communism Death Elements Envy Every Hunger Language Possesses Understand Which]
While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty. Jose Rizal
[ Language Liberty Marks Preserves While]
Do not be troubled for a language, cultivate your soul and she will show herself. Eugene Delacroix
[ Cultivate Herself Language She Show Soul Troubled Will Your]
Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, nor any other language, whatever may hereafter come to pass, shall on the day of severe examination before the Supreme Judge, answer for this corner of the earth. Giraldus Cambrensis
[ Answer Any Before Come Corner Day Earth Examination Hereafter Judge Language May Nation Nor Other Pass Severe Shall Supreme Than Think Wales Whatever]
My least favorite phrase in the English language is "I don't care." James Caan
[ Care English Favorite Language Least Phrase]
Of course the other and more serious way in which it all happens is that one finds in poems and language some quality one appropriates for oneself and wishes to reproduce. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Course Finds Happens Language More Oneself Other Poems Quality Reproduce Serious Some Way Which Wishes]
Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man. Martin Heidegger
[ Acts Fact Language Man Master Remains Though Were While]
The language of my books has shaped me as a man. Don DeLillo
[ Books Language Man Shaped]
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives. Toni Morrison
[ Die Language Life Lives May Meaning Measure Our]
If you go into a bar in most places in America and even say the word poetry, you'll probably get beaten up. But poetry is a really strong, beautiful form to me, and a lot of innovation in language comes from poetry. Jim Jarmusch
[ America Bar Beaten Beautiful Comes Even Form Get Go Innovation Into Language Lot Most Places Poetry Probably Really Say Strong Up Word]
In terms of language, yeah we get bleeped and blurred and things, but in terms of content, I would probably say we're getting away with more here than we could get away with in Britain. And that surprised us so much! Graham Norton
[ Away Blurred Britain Content Could Get Getting Here Language More Much Probably Say Surprised Terms Than Things Us Would Yeah]
Countries under foreign command quickly forget their history, their past, their tradition, their national symbols, their way of living, often their own literary language. Slobodan Milosevic
[ Command Countries Foreign Forget History Language Literary Living National Often Own Past Quickly Symbols Their Tradition Under Way]
Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing. Robert Benchley Funny
[ Command Drawing English Fine Language Nothing Said]
English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese. Abdul Kalam
[ Believe Coming Decades English Japanese Languages Move Necessary Original Our Out Over Present Science Start Then Times Two Will Works]
Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world. Augustine Birrell
[ Any Books Course Five Forward Given Haste Himself His Language Least Man Ordinary Own Place Pounds Pressure Putting Surround Taste Thence Undue Upon Without World Years]
The heart of the matter seems to me to be the direct interaction between one's making a poem in English and a poem in the language that one understands and values. I don't see how you can do it otherwise. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Between Direct English Heart How Interaction Language Making Matter Otherwise Poem See Seems Understands Values]
One does not inhabit a country; one inhabits a language. That is our country, our fatherland - and no other. Emile M. Cioran
[ Country Does Fatherland Inhabit Language Other Our]
A Swedish physicist can not discuss his work with fifty people unless he goes abroad. A Swedish economist can get opinions and instructions in his native language from thousands upon thousands of his fellow citizens. George Stigler
[ Abroad Citizens Discuss Economist Fellow Fifty Get Goes His Instructions Language Native Opinions Physicist Swedish Thousands Unless Upon Work]
The idea is that the object has a language unto itself. Anish Kapoor
[ Idea Itself Language Object Unto]
Part of what we love about poetry is the fact that it seems ancient, that it has an authority of ancient language and ancient form, and that it's timeless, that it reaches back. Robert Morgan
[ Ancient Authority Back Fact Form Language Love Part Poetry Reaches Seems Timeless]
I think the main thing was that the character couldn't speak in regular language, so he had to be mimed. Peter Mayhew
[ Character Had Language Main Regular Speak Thing Think]
We are all members of a single humanity, inside our hearts we all speak the same language, we all love our children and our parents, we all live in the same world. Marc Forne Molne
[ Children Hearts Humanity Inside Language Live Love Members Our Parents Same Single Speak World]
In my world, history comes down to language and art. No one cares much about what battles were fought, who won them and who lost them - unless there is a painting, a play, a song or a poem that speaks of the event. Theodore Bikel
[ Art Battles Cares Comes Down Event Fought History Language Lost Much Painting Play Poem Song Speaks Them Unless Were Won World]
Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals. Walt Disney
[ Anatomy Animals Animation Caricature Cartoon Develop Different Difficult Humans Job Language Most Natural Other Our Parts Seemingly Unnatural]
We breathed the air of freedom without knowing the language or any person. Nelly Sachs
[ Air Any Breathed Freedom Knowing Language Person Without]
Language changes very fast. John M. Smith
[ Changes Fast Language Very]
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. John McGahern
[ Become Forever Going Important Language Linked Live More Realisation Saying Story Than Think Way]
No two languages are ever sufficiently similar to be considered as representing the same social reality. Edward Sapir
[ Considered Ever Languages Reality Representing Same Similar Social Sufficiently Two]
Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing. Claude Levi-Strauss
[ Form Human Internal Knows Language Logic Man Nothing Reason Which]
Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with good digestion all can be turned to health. George Herbert
[ Comes Digestion Given Good Health Language Love Mistake Nothing Take Turned Wealth Whether]
Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages die and mathematical ideas do not. G. H. Hardy
[ Archimedes Because Die Forgotten Ideas Languages Mathematical Remembered Will]
No language is rude that can boast polite writers. Aubrey Beardsley
[ Boast Language Polite Rude Writers]
Ours is the age of substitutes: instead of language, we have jargon: instead of principles, slogans: and, instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas. Eric Bentley
[ Age Bright Genuine Ideas Instead Jargon Language Ours Principles Slogans Substitutes]
Having come to live in this age is as though one were to have entered another country. Learn its language or risk being left out. Theodore Bikel
[ Age Another Being Come Country Entered Having Language Learn Left Live Out Risk Though Were]
Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. Paul Engle Poetry
[ Blooded Delicate Emotions Held Ideas Language Nth Ordinary Poetry Power Raised Skin Together Tough Words]
When a French book becomes an international hit it is because of the author and not because of the language. The same goes for movies. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Author Because Becomes Book French Goes Hit International Language Movies Same]
I do not share the wish to see my language dead and decently buried. Douglas Hyde
[ Buried Dead Decently Language See Share Wish]
Indeed, if a chief question does remain: how is the power to think possible? - The power to think right and left, before and without, with and above experience? then it does not take a deduction to prove the genealogical priority of language. Johann G. Hamann
[ Above Before Chief Deduction Does Experience Genealogical How Indeed Language Left Possible Power Priority Prove Question Remain Right Take Then Think Without]
The psychology of a language which, in one way or another, is imposed upon one because of factors beyond one's control, is very different from the psychology of a language which one accepts of one's free will. Edward Sapir
[ Accepts Another Because Beyond Control Different Factors Free Imposed Language Psychology Upon Very Way Which Will]
If the word 'No' was removed from the English language, Ian Paisley would be speechless. John Hume
[ English Ian Language Paisley Removed Speechless Word Would]
Playing golf is like learning a foreign language. Henry Longhurst
[ Foreign Golf Language Learning Playing]
A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state. Joseph Brodsky
[ Ancient Any Inevitable Language More State Than Thing]
We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it, but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it, that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture. Moshe Sharett
[ Come Conquer Country Culture Empty Forgotten Governs Inhabiting Inherit Land Language Savage Virtue]
When the French nation gradually came into existence among the ruins of the Roman civilization in Gaul, a new language was at the same time slowly evolved. Lytton Strachey
[ Among Came Civilization Evolved Existence French Gradually Into Language Nation New Roman Ruins Same Slowly Time]
I would have thought it possible to choose delegates for these larger conferences who, even if they could not speak the principal languages, could at least understand them or could have friends seated beside them who could keep them informed on essential points. Fredrik Bajer
[ Beside Choose Conferences Could Delegates Essential Even Friends Informed Keep Languages Larger Least Points Possible Principal Seated Speak Them These Thought Understand Would]
Poetry is a matter of life, not just a matter of language. Lucille Clifton
[ Just Language Life Matter Poetry]
Bobby and I went through some old questionnaires about customer requirements for languages, then we compiled a new one and sent it out to a few dozen people we knew. James Frank
[ Bobby Compiled Customer Dozen Few Knew Languages New Old Out Requirements Sent Some Then Through Went]
I dislike math, yet I respect and appreciate the fact that math is the language of the universe. Lucas Grabeel
[ Appreciate Dislike Fact Language Math Respect Universe Yet]
I wish I was not such a very bad hand at languages. That is one thing I cannot do, that and ride. Richard H. Davis
[ Bad Cannot Hand Languages Ride Such Thing Very Wish]
In a sense, every form of expression is imposed upon one by social factors, one's own language above all. Edward Sapir
[ Above Every Expression Factors Form Imposed Language Own Sense Social Upon]
Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. Alexander Solzhenitsyn
[ Always Bag Carry Countries Know Languages Memory Only Own Travel Your]
I grew up speaking both languages, and for me that's really important. Jon Secada
[ Both Grew Important Languages Really Speaking Up]
Language is a virus from outer space. William S. Burroughs
[ Language Outer Space Virus]
I didn't choose Russia but Russia chose me. I had been fascinated from an early age by the culture, the language, the literature and the history to the place. Helen Dunmore
[ Age Been Choose Chose Culture Early Fascinated Had History Language Literature Place Russia]
It was all completely incomprehensible to me. I was fearful of the language. You had to look up every third word. Kevin Kline
[ Completely Every Fearful Had Incomprehensible Language Look Third Up Word]
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience. Dale Carnegie
[ Audience Best Colorful Concrete Couched Detail Feel Felt Happened Hear Heard Incident Language Make Picture Purpose Recreate Relevant Saw See Way Your]
These examples of the lack of simplicity in English and French, all appearances to the contrary, could be multiplied almost without limit and apply to all national languages. Edward Sapir
[ Almost Appearances Apply Contrary Could English Examples French Lack Languages Limit Multiplied National Simplicity These Without]
The Divinity could be invoked as well in the English language as in the French. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Could Divinity English French Invoked Language Well]
Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear. Ezra Pound
[ Accurate Clear Efficient Good Keep Language Say Those Writers]
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it. Thomas Carlyle
[ Devil General Good Language Long Now Reason Renounced Sarcasm See Since Which]
Words are our life. We are human because we use language. So I think we are less human when we use less language. Carol Shields
[ Because Human Language Less Life Our Think Use Words]
Lyrics have to be underwritten. That's why poets generally make poor lyric writers because the language is too rich. You get drowned in it. Stephen Sondheim
[ Because Drowned Generally Get Language Lyric Lyrics Make Poets Poor Rich Too Why Writers]
If French is no longer the language of a power, it can be the language of a counter power. Lionel Jospin
[ Counter French Language Longer Power]
That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity. Hans Kung
[ Age Being Color Dignity Distinction Every Human Inalienable Language Means National Origin Political Possesses Race Religion Sex Skin Social Untouchable View Without]
Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage to wipe out languages in Lithuania, neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the extent that we had feared. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Extent Feared Had Just Languages Manage Managed Neither Out Religion Russians Soviets Wipe]
Sometimes I try to improve the language, the lines, or the delivery, but I don't ad-lib because I think that makes it really hard for everybody else involved. Harrison Ford
[ Because Delivery Else Everybody Hard Improve Involved Language Lines Makes Really Sometimes Think Try]
The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things - of numerous communications networks that all speak the same digital language. Jim Clark Computers
[ Collection Communications Digital Internet Just Language Networks Numerous Same Speak Thing Things]
I look for poetry in English because it's the only language I read. Jack Prelutsky
[ Because English Language Look Only Poetry Read]
The art of motion pictures is pictorial and language comes a distant second. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Art Comes Distant Language Motion Pictorial Pictures Second]
It is no secret that the fruits of language study are in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them. Edward Sapir
[ Fruits Labour Language Learning Relation Secret Sort Spent Study Teaching Them]
The repeal of racist language in the Constitution of Alabama was and still is a necessary step in the state's ability to progress. Artur Davis
[ Ability Alabama Constitution Language Necessary Progress Repeal State Step Still]
Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth, and the root function of language is to control the universe by describing it. James A. Baldwin
[ Contains Control Describing Every Function Language Legend Moreover Root Truth Universe]
But when, in the first setting out, he takes it for granted without proof, that distinctions found in the structure of all languages, have no foundation in nature; this surely is too fastidious a way of treating the common sense of mankind. Thomas Reid
[ Common Distinctions Fastidious First Found Foundation Granted Languages Mankind Nature Out Proof Sense Setting Structure Surely Takes Too Treating Way Without]
I came up with new leads for game stories by being observant and clever, by using the many gifts of the English language to intrigue and hook a reader. Dick Schaap
[ Being Came Clever English Game Gifts Hook Intrigue Language Leads Many New Observant Reader Stories Up Using]
It made me think about a whole area of human activity that was not really a concern to me before that, because I was involved in reading Chinese history, or languages, or whatever. Ron Silver
[ Activity Area Because Before Chinese Concern History Human Involved Languages Made Reading Really Think Whatever Whole]
If you decide to design your own language, there are thousands of sort of amateur language designer pitfalls. Guido van Rossum
[ Amateur Decide Design Designer Language Own Pitfalls Sort Thousands Your]
Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose language and customs they adopt. Emma Lazarus
[ Adopt Any Customs Form Intensive Jews Language Nationality Whose]
The difference between an author and a horse is that the horse doesn't understand the horse dealer's language. Max Frisch
[ Author Between Dealer Difference Horse Language Understand]
Language, after all, is only the use of symbols, and Art also can only affect us through symbols. George Henry Lewes
[ Affect After Also Art Language Only Symbols Through Us Use]
If you can not master your language you must be it's slave. Jenny Weber
[ Language Master Must Slave Your]
No art form points like poetry to this originality of language as to its essential and abiding concern. Thomas Harrison
[ Abiding Art Concern Essential Form Language Originality Poetry Points]
Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. Henry James
[ Afternoon Always Beautiful Been English Language Most Summer Those Two Words]
Linguistic philosophers continue to argue that probably music is not a language, that is in the philosophical debate. Another point of view is to say that music is a very profound language. Robert Fripp
[ Another Argue Continue Debate Language Linguistic Music Philosophers Philosophical Point Probably Profound Say Very View]
Everyone, left to his own devices, forms an idea about what goes on in language which is very far from the truth. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Devices Everyone Far Forms Goes His Idea Language Left Own Truth Very Which]
Not only the entire ability to think rests on language... but language is also the crux of the misunderstanding of reason with itself. Johann G. Hamann
[ Ability Also Crux Entire Itself Language Misunderstanding Only Reason Rests Think]
People who do not speak our language very well do complain of feeling rebuffed by French people, who can sometimes be impatient, or even intolerant. Bernard Pivot
[ Complain Even Feeling French Impatient Intolerant Language Our Rebuffed Sometimes Speak Very Well]
I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha. Arthur Golden
[ Afterward Businessman College Culture Famous Father Geisha Graduate Japanese Language Man Met Mother School Studied Tokyo Went Where Whose Work Young]
And, indeed, though they differ concerning other things, yet all agree in this: that they think there is one Supreme Being that made and governs the world, whom they call, in the language of their country, Mithras. Thomas More
[ Agree Being Call Concerning Country Differ Governs Indeed Language Made Other Supreme Their Things Think Though Whom World Yet]
Our approach was very simple. It was about creating a universal language. A show that will be attractive toward every people coming from all over the world. And that was a big thing. Guy Laliberte
[ Approach Attractive Big Coming Creating Every Language Our Over Show Simple Thing Toward Universal Very Will World]
Subversive language, however, must be constantly reinvented, because it is continually being co-opted by the powerful. Carol P. Christ
[ Because Being Constantly Continually However Language Must Powerful Reinvented Subversive]
My plays are made up of long monologues, which is similar to prose working with the language. Elfriede Jelinek
[ Language Long Made Monologues Plays Prose Similar Up Which Working]
I love to laugh, it's my main thing. I love to abuse the English language. Dan Fogelberg
[ Abuse English Language Laugh Love Main Thing]
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence. Joseph Roux Friendship
[ Call Every Father Friend Here Him His Holds Immense Impotence Known Language Losing Lost Man Name Orphan Peace Person Silent Unhappiness Widower Wife]
Somehow I started introducing writing into my drawings, and after a time, the language took over and I started getting very involved with the handwriting and then the look of the handwriting. Patti Smith
[ After Drawings Getting Handwriting Into Introducing Involved Language Look Over Somehow Started Then Time Took Very Writing]
The idea of working with Steven Spielberg was very attractive. He's such a master. He knows the language of the camera and of filmmaking, which gives him a great freedom. Max von Sydow
[ Attractive Camera Filmmaking Freedom Gives Great Him Idea Knows Language Master Spielberg Steven Such Very Which Working]
I learned how to sign because when I was growing up in California in order to get into college you needed two semesters of language to get into a University of California school. Camryn Manheim
[ Because California College Get Growing How Into Language Learned Needed Order School Sign Two University Up]
Very early in life I became fascinated with the wonders language can achieve. And I began playing with words. Gwendolyn Brooks
[ Achieve Became Began Early Fascinated Language Life Playing Very Wonders Words]
I can't recall any difficulty in making the C language definition completely open - any discussion on the matter tended to mention languages whose inventors tried to keep tight control, and consequent ill fate. Dennis Ritchie
[ Any Completely Consequent Control Definition Difficulty Discussion Fate Ill Inventors Keep Language Languages Making Matter Mention Open Recall Tended Tight Tried Whose]
Further, I'm obsessed with how language contorts and creates bodies. Peter Sotos
[ Bodies Creates Further How Language Obsessed]
People who share the same language, French or Chinese or whatever, have the same vocal cords and emit sounds which are basically the same, as they come from the same throats and lungs. Pierre Schaeffer
[ Basically Chinese Come Cords Emit French Language Lungs Same Share Sounds Throats Vocal Whatever Which]
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. George Orwell
[ Appearance Designed Give Language Lies Make Murder Political Pure Respectable Solidity Sound Truthful Wind]
Male supremacy is fused into the language, so that every sentence both heralds and affirms it. Andrea Dworkin
[ Affirms Both Every Fused Heralds Into Language Male Sentence Supremacy]
The poetical language of an age should be the current language heightened. Gerard Manley Hopkins
[ Age Current Heightened Language Poetical Should]
I think I am too interested in my own ideas to copy anyone else's, but I find that other people's imagery, the flow of language in the outside world, games with words, and ideas about relationships are all most important to me. Margaret Mahy
[ Am Anyone Copy Else Find Flow Games Ideas Imagery Important Interested Language Most Other Outside Own Relationships Think Too Words World]
I had the luck that my parents educated me in three languages. With my mother I spoke Dutch, with my father Italian, and in the school I learned German. But my host language is Italian. Michelle Hunziker
[ Dutch Educated Father German Had Host Italian Language Languages Learned Luck Mother Parents School Spoke Three]
Language is not merely a set of unrelated sounds, clauses, rules, and meanings; it is a total coherent system of these integrating with each other, and with behavior, context, universe of discourse, and observer perspective. Kenneth L. Pike
[ Behavior Clauses Coherent Context Discourse Each Integrating Language Meanings Merely Observer Other Perspective Rules Set Sounds System These Total Universe Unrelated]
Harmony is an obscure and difficult musical science, but most difficult to those who are not acquainted with the Greek language; because it is necessary to use many Greek words to which there are none corresponding in Latin. Marcus V. Pollio
[ Acquainted Because Corresponding Difficult Greek Harmony Language Latin Many Most Musical Necessary None Obscure Science Those Use Which Words]
After all, when you come right down to it, how many people speak the same language even when they speak the same language? Russell Hoban
[ After Come Down Even How Language Many Right Same Speak]
In the studio system, things are expected of a film. By the first, second, third act, there's a generic language that comes out of the more commercial system. Ralph Fiennes
[ Act Comes Commercial Expected Film First Generic Language More Out Second Studio System Things Third]
The very special place that a language occupies among institutions is undeniable, but there is much more to be said-, a comparison would tend rather to bring out the differences. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Among Bring Comparison Differences Institutions Language More Much Occupies Out Place Rather Special Tend Undeniable Very Would]
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. Ernest Istook
[ Also American Ballots Benefits Come Costs Discourages Dollars English Every Gaining Immigrants Integrating Into Languages Millions Multiple Printing Society Speaking Year]
What I was proud of was that I used very few parts to build a computer that could actually speak words on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a programming language that could play games. And I did all this myself. Steve Wozniak Computers
[ Actually Build Computer Could Did Few Games Keyboard Language Myself Parts Play Programming Proud Run Screen Speak Type Used Very Words]
Lie detection is like language; there is a learning window. Telling whoppers to small children seems to be a family tradition in many families. Keith Henson
[ Children Detection Families Family Language Learning Lie Many Seems Small Telling Tradition Window]
Well, visual language is another boring discussion about the nature of film. Alan Rudolph
[ Another Boring Discussion Film Language Nature Visual Well]
The day is past when schools could afford to give sufficient time and attention to the teaching of the ancient languages to enable the student to get that enjoyment out of classical literature that made the lives of our grandfathers so rich. James Loeb
[ Afford Ancient Attention Classical Could Day Enable Enjoyment Get Give Grandfathers Languages Literature Lives Made Our Out Past Rich Schools Student Sufficient Teaching Time]
On the day of the show, I sit down with someone that speaks very good English and someone who speaks the local language very well and work out what I'm going to say. Phil Collins
[ Day Down English Going Good Language Local Out Say Show Sit Someone Speaks Very Well Work]
The eyes have one language everywhere. George Herbert
[ Everywhere Eyes Language]
Proletarian language is dictated by hunger. The poor chew words to fill their bellies. Theodor Adorno
[ Bellies Chew Dictated Fill Hunger Language Poor Proletarian Their Words]
Now, the language that had grown up and formed itself on those principles is what one is dealing with, and the problem is to bring a work of art in that medium into another medium formed on different principles and heard and understood in a different way. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Another Art Bring Dealing Different Formed Grown Had Heard Into Itself Language Medium Now Principles Problem Those Understood Up Way Work]
Henceforth, language studies were no longer directed merely towards correcting grammar. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Correcting Directed Grammar Henceforth Language Longer Merely Studies Towards Were]
Make it, not make it? What's the difference? Music is a language, it's a dance of life, and it can be a part of your life without being something that earns. Tina Weymouth
[ Being Dance Difference Earns Language Life Make Music Part Something Without Your]
I think the cinema you like has more to do with silence, and the theater you like has more to do with language. Ben Kingsley
[ Cinema Language More Silence Theater Think]
The spirit of logical analysis should in practice blend with the practical pressure for the adoption of some form of international language, but it should not allow itself to be stampeded by it. Edward Sapir
[ Adoption Allow Analysis Blend Form International Itself Language Logical Practical Practice Pressure Should Some Spirit]
Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body. Martha Graham
[ Body Dance Hidden Language Soul]
The themes Poe used were universal and timeless. As long as the English language exists at all, we will be able to appreciate what he did. It will not age! It will not become dated! John Astin
[ Able Age Appreciate Become Dated Did English Exists Language Long Poe Themes Timeless Universal Used Were Will]
Assange is not a 'journalist' any more than the 'editor' of al-Qaeda's new English-language magazine 'Inspire' is a 'journalist.' He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands. Sarah Palin
[ Al-Qaeda Anti-American Any Blood Editor Hands His Inspire Journalist Magazine More New Operative Than]
Now multitudes of root words are identical in the American languages over vast areas some of them with precisely the same senses, and others with various shades of analogical meaning. John W. Dawson
[ American Areas Identical Languages Meaning Multitudes Now Others Over Precisely Root Same Senses Shades Some Them Various Vast Words]
I believe that these devices like repetition and rhyme are not artificial, that they're not imposed, somehow, on the language. Paul Muldoon
[ Artificial Believe Devices Imposed Language Repetition Rhyme Somehow These]
You get the feeling that many of my guests feel that the French language gives them entry into a more cultivated, more intelligent world, more highly civilised too, with rules. Bernard Pivot
[ Civilised Cultivated Entry Feel Feeling French Get Gives Guests Highly Intelligent Into Language Many More Rules Them Too World]
A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness. Joseph Lancaster
[ Breathing Brook Compulsion Dictates Disposed Englishmen Few Independence Kindness Language Natural Others Reason Softened Spirit Submit Tempered Whom]
The attitude of independence toward a constructed language which all national speakers must adopt is really a great advantage, because it tends to make man see himself as the master of language instead of its obedient servant. Edward Sapir
[ Adopt Advantage Attitude Because Constructed Great Himself Independence Instead Language Make Man Master Must National Obedient Really See Servant Speakers Tends Toward Which]
Ever since the Greeks, we have been drunk with language! We have made a cage with words and shoved our God inside! Morris West
[ Been Cage Drunk Ever God Greeks Inside Language Made Our Shoved Since Words]
Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law. June Jordan
[ Barbarous Brother Choke Down Habits Holy Into Language Law Lay Lying Natural Our Political Schools Self Sister Speech Supposed Unreal Weird White Why Writing]
It is a sore point, because you do have advantages if you have access to more than one language. You also have problems, because on bad days you don't trust yourself, either in your first or your second language, and so you feel like a complete halfwit. W. G. Sebald
[ Access Advantages Also Bad Because Complete Days Either Feel First Language More Point Problems Second Sore Than Trust Your Yourself]
Most metaphysical words in Hopi are verbs, not nouns as in European languages. Benjamin Whorf
[ European Languages Metaphysical Most Nouns Verbs Words]
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt, but cannot be reduced to a common denominator. George Santayana
[ Cannot Common Denominator Exist Felt Language May Money Reduced Relative Specific Values Well Which Without]
Actually, my correspondent's language is better than mine. He can put his sentiment into words. Alfred Day Hershey
[ Actually Better Correspondent His Into Language Mine Put Sentiment Than Words]
Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension of notions too general for its existing language. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Apprehension Dim Driven Existing Forward General Human Language Life Notions Too]
To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot. Joseph Conrad
[ Animal Appears Comes Languages Man Many Mere More Much Parrot Place Talking Teacher Than Time Wonderful Words World]
Language should be an ever developing procedure and not an isolated occurrence. Robert Smithson
[ Developing Ever Isolated Language Occurrence Procedure Should]
I'm absolutely convinced of that. Israel is the representative of the United States in that part of the world. Its policies are so integrated with American policies that they use the same language. John Pilger
[ Absolutely American Convinced Integrated Israel Language Part Policies Representative Same States United Use World]
I've had a very interesting career. I get to do amazing things and work with amazing people and travel and learn languages - things most people don't get the opportunity to do. Gwyneth Paltrow
[ Amazing Career Get Had Interesting Languages Learn Most Opportunity Things Travel Very Work]
I had a quick ear and could pick up languages. Diane Cilento
[ Could Ear Had Languages Pick Quick Up]
Yes, living voices in a living language, so it seemed to us. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Language Living Seemed Us Voices Yes]
The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words. Hippocrates
[ Chief Clearness Detracts Language Much Nothing Unfamiliar Use Virtue Words]
I was also in love with the English language. Dick Schaap
[ Also English Language Love]
In our daily lives as programmers, we process text strings a lot. So I tried to work hard on text processing, namely the string class and regular expressions. Regular expressions are built into the language and are very tuned up for use. Yukihiro Matsumoto
[ Built Class Daily Expressions Hard Into Language Lives Lot Namely Our Process Processing Programmers Regular String Strings Text Tried Tuned Up Use Very Work]
Many people tend to look at programming styles and languages like religions: if you belong to one, you cannot belong to others. But this analogy is another fallacy. Niklaus Wirth
[ Analogy Another Belong Cannot Fallacy Languages Look Many Others Programming Religions Styles Tend]
The greatest obstacle to international understanding is the barrier of language. Christopher Dawson
[ Barrier Greatest International Language Obstacle Understanding]
We see and hear and otherwise experience very largely as we do because the language habits of our community predispose certain choices of interpretation. Edward Sapir
[ Because Certain Choices Community Experience Habits Hear Interpretation Language Largely Otherwise Our See Very]
It is time for dead languages to be quiet. Natalie Clifford Barney
[ Dead Languages Quiet Time]
The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living. T. S. Eliot
[ Beyond Communication Dead Fire Language Living]
Nothing exists except through language. Hans-Georg Gadamer
[ Except Exists Language Nothing Through]
My mom and my dad wanted my brother and I to have a better life, you know, better education, better jobs. It was probably harder, much, much harder, for my parents. When you're a kid, you can learn a language much more easily; I learned English in less than a year. Mila Kunis
[ Better Brother Dad Easily Education English Harder Jobs Kid Know Language Learn Learned Less Life Mom More Much Parents Probably Than Wanted Year]
I just know so many people who have six or seven foreign languages and have read everything and have musical training and they are still dorks. Joseph Epstein
[ Everything Foreign Just Know Languages Many Musical Read Seven Six Still Training]
Poetry is, first and last, language - the rest is filler. Mark Strand
[ Filler First Language Last Poetry Rest]
We believe the Senate language provides for federal subsidies for abortions. Plus there's a language in there where you have to pay one dollar per month, every enrollee, to pay for a fund for reproductive rights which include abortion. And that's totally against federal law. So we are saying take that out. Bart Stupak
[ Abortion Abortions Against Believe Dollar Every Federal Fund Include Language Law Month Out Pay Per Plus Provides Reproductive Rights Saying Senate Subsidies Take Totally Where Which]
I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive. Theodore Bikel
[ Am Chance Determined Fighting Give Language Survive Yiddish]
I do not read the ancient languages, but I am beginning to study Greek. Anne Rice
[ Am Ancient Beginning Greek Languages Read Study]
I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language, but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor. Max von Sydow
[ Actor Course English Fantastic Important Language Most Mother Musical Rich Think Tongue Your]
About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt axe. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead. Edsger Dijkstra
[ Axe Axes Blunt Equally Impossible Instead Language Pencil Sharpen Ten Try Use Vain]
Linguistics will have to recognise laws operating universally in language, and in a strictly rational manner, separating general phenomena from those restricted to one branch of languages or another. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Another Branch General Language Languages Laws Linguistics Manner Operating Phenomena Rational Recognise Restricted Separating Strictly Those Universally Will]
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. Margaret Spellings
[ American Believe Broadcasting Children Development Getting Human Important Intimate Into Language Medium Public Reading Sexuality Television Trust Without Young]
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. John Sladek
[ Able Alive Any Being Century Except Illiterate Language List Makes Meaningless Privilege Problem Read]
What's great is that because math is such a universal language, really, our fans come in all shapes and sizes, all ages and genders and races and backgrounds and cultures. David Krumholtz
[ Ages Backgrounds Because Come Cultures Fans Genders Great Language Math Our Races Really Shapes Sizes Such Universal]
Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the particular language which has become the medium of expression for their society. Edward Sapir
[ Activity Alone Become Beings Expression Human Language Live Medium Mercy Much Nor Objective Ordinarily Particular Social Society Their Understood Very Which World]
The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise. Edward Gibbon
[ Author Choice Command Exercise Fruit His Image Language Mind Should Style]
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. David Amram
[ Beauty Both Common Country Dreams Family French Getting Had Having Idyllic Interests Jazz Language Leading Life Living Love Married Shared Tremendous]
They place great stress on the clarity of our language for expressing nuances and showing subtleties. Bernard Pivot
[ Clarity Expressing Great Language Nuances Our Place Showing Stress Subtleties]
Speech happens to not be his language. Madame de Stael
[ Happens His Language Speech]
Once you embody the language, the character comes really naturally, especially when you put the costume on. Lucy Liu
[ Character Comes Costume Embody Especially Language Naturally Once Put Really]
The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect. Carl Sandburg
[ Colossal Language Never Polite Repeat Respect Sea Slang Speaks]
Of course language manifests a belief only if we use its words with the implied acceptance of their appositeness. Michael Polanyi
[ Acceptance Belief Course Implied Language Manifests Only Their Use Words]
Everything that we inherit, the rain, the skies, the speech, and anybody who works in the English language in Ireland knows that there's the dead ghost of Gaelic in the language we use and listen to and that those things will reflect our Irish identity. John McGahern
[ Anybody Dead English Everything Gaelic Ghost Identity Inherit Ireland Irish Knows Language Listen Our Rain Reflect Skies Speech Things Those Use Will Works]
Well, I like how people talk. I like language. You know, Linda Richman spoke in Yiddish. Mike Myers
[ How Know Language Linda Richman Spoke Talk Well Yiddish]
Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive. Roland Barthes
[ Because Classification Code Forget Language Legislation Oppressive Power See Speech Which]
The world does not speak. Only we do. The world can, once we have programmed ourselves with a language, cause us to hold beliefs. But it cannot propose a language for us to speak. Only other human beings can do that. Richard Rorty
[ Beings Beliefs Cannot Cause Does Hold Human Language Once Only Other Ourselves Programmed Propose Speak Us World]
England is very interested as well, and other countries if I could speak the languages! Miranda Otto
[ Could Countries England Interested Languages Other Speak Very Well]
But those two plays left me on fresh terms with language. I didn't always have to speak in my own voice. James Merrill
[ Always Fresh Language Left Own Plays Speak Terms Those Two Voice]
You know, when it was done originally, they always had to fight to keep it going at the end of each season. Now, The Odd Couple has become part of our language and culture. Brett Somers
[ Always Become Couple Culture Done Each End Fight Going Had Keep Know Language Now Odd Originally Our Part Season]
I don't feel restricted by the language: I feel more free. Olivier Martinez
[ Feel Free Language More Restricted]
My first language is Gaelic. Enya
[ First Gaelic Language]
If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity. Jean Baudrillard
[ Already Break Fallen Form Infidelity Language Love Say Then Up Which]
People who passionately want to believe that the world is basically simple react to this with a fury that goes beyond what I consider appropriate for discussing a programming language. Bjarne Stroustrup
[ Appropriate Basically Believe Beyond Consider Discussing Fury Goes Language Passionately Programming React Simple Want World]
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. Guido van Rossum
[ Because Belief Details Easier Either Harder Java Languages Lot Much Now Other Programming Python Really Same Scripting Students Teach Than Them Time Very Well Work]
From the viewpoint of what you can do, therefore, languages do differ - but the differences are limited. For example, Python and Ruby provide almost the same power to the programmer. Yukihiro Matsumoto
[ Almost Differ Differences Example Languages Limited Power Programmer Provide Python Ruby Same Therefore Viewpoint]
Duty is the most sublime word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less. Robert E. Lee
[ Cannot Duty Language Less More Most Never Our Should Sublime Things Wish Word Your]
Words began to appear in English and to make some kind of equivalent. For what satisfaction it is hard to say, except that something seems unusually piercing, living, handsome, in another language, and since English is yours, you wish it to be there too. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Another Appear Began English Equivalent Except Handsome Hard Kind Language Living Make Piercing Satisfaction Say Seems Since Some Something Too Unusually Wish Words Yours]
To me, innovations are the wheel, fire, language, movable type. There are not 3 million innovations; there are 3 million inventions. Dean Kamen
[ Fire Innovations Inventions Language Million Movable Type Wheel]
I wish life was not so short, he thought. languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about. J. R. R. Tolkien
[ Know Languages Life Short Such Take Things Thought Time Wants Wish]
Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics. Preston Manning
[ Categories Characteristics Ethnicity Gender Into Language Legal Other Putting Race Society Such]
As soon as there is language, generality has entered the scen. Jacques Derrida
[ Entered Generality Language Soon]
The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax, are fascinating: how important connotation is, what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition. Marilyn Hacker
[ Ambiguities Both Connotation Fascinating Gained How Important Language Linguistic Lost Syntax Terms Transition Vocabulary]
Bunny boiler is now part of our language, and I'm proud of that. Glenn Close
[ Boiler Bunny Language Now Our Part Proud]
I think my prose reads as if English were my second language. By the time I get to the end of a paragraph, I'm dodging bullets and gasping for breath. Lynn Abbey
[ Breath Bullets Dodging End English Get Language Paragraph Prose Reads Second Think Time Were]
I like to play with someone who can cover a lot of ground and someone with whom you can discuss the language at a reasonable level; otherwise it gets a bit frustrating. Andy Summers
[ Bit Cover Discuss Frustrating Gets Ground Language Level Lot Otherwise Play Reasonable Someone Whom]
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. Rene Daumal
[ Also Babble Chatter Clarity Confusion Content Descend Enough Goal Imperative Language Must Otherwise Still]
Over the years, I've trained myself to speak using the same language I would use if I were typing: meaning using full sentences in the way that paragraphs and scenes are arranged. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Arranged Full Language Meaning Myself Over Paragraphs Same Scenes Sentences Speak Trained Typing Use Using Way Were Would Years]
Ever since I was a kid, I just loved those comedians on TV who would just have fun with the language. Alan Rudolph
[ Comedians Ever Fun Just Kid Language Loved Since Those Tv Would]
I never had to learn English, French and German because I was brought up as all three languages. I had a private French teacher before I even went to school. That helped a lot. Karl Lagerfeld
[ Because Before Brought English Even French German Had Helped Languages Learn Lot Never Private School Teacher Three Up Went]
I find languages that support just one programming paradigm constraining. Bjarne Stroustrup
[ Constraining Find Just Languages Paradigm Programming Support]
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else. William Hazlitt
[ Anything Cannot Contempt Else Heart Himself Holds Itself Language Much Nature Poetry Respect Universal Which]
Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered. Leonard Cohen
[ Asking Barely Child Himself Into Language Man Mastered Prayer Translates Translation]
We assume, to begin with, that the individual is at least as complex in his internal structure as the language is which he speaks - otherwise, how could he speak a language which is complex? Kenneth L. Pike
[ Assume Begin Complex Could His How Individual Internal Language Least Otherwise Speak Speaks Structure Which]
Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future. Thad Cochran
[ American Arts Chances Demonstrated Education Enhance Future Good Higher Improve Increase Jobs Language Math Other Research Scientific Scores Skills Students Studies Test Turn Which]
Faith is more basic than language or theology. Sydney Carter
[ Basic Faith Language More Than Theology]
Well it is sometimes difficult to act in another language. Sophie Marceau
[ Act Another Difficult Language Sometimes Well]
Language most shows a man, speak that I may see thee. Ben Jonson
[ Language Man May Most See Shows Speak Thee]
The finest command of language is often shown by saying nothing. Roger Babson
[ Command Finest Language Nothing Often Saying Shown]
High thoughts must have high language. Aristophanes
[ High Language Must Thoughts]
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. Kathy Acker
[ Another Been Being Breathing Fascinated Know Language Practices Really Techniques These Usage Used Various Way Why Wondering]
The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos. Lydia M. Child
[ Always Expression Eye Genius Language Natural Pathos]
I grew up in a community that was bilingual. I've done it for a while, singing in both languages. Jon Secada
[ Bilingual Both Community Done Grew Languages Singing Up While]
I am a guest of the French language. My poems in French are born of my interaction with the French language, which is not the same as that of a French poet. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Am Born French Guest Interaction Language Poems Poet Same Which]
I start with the story, almost in the old campfire sense, and the story leads to both the characters, which actors should best be cast in this story, and the language. The choice of words, more than anything else, creates the feeling that the story gives off. Donald E. Westlake
[ Actors Almost Anything Best Both Campfire Cast Characters Choice Creates Else Feeling Gives Language Leads More Off Old Sense Should Start Story Than Which Words]
Certain kinds of speed, flow, intensity, density of attacks, density of interaction... Music that concentrates on those qualities is, I think, easier achieved by free improvisation between people sharing a common attitude, a common language. Evan Parker
[ Achieved Attacks Attitude Between Certain Common Concentrates Density Easier Flow Free Improvisation Intensity Interaction Kinds Language Music Qualities Sharing Speed Think Those]
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. Edward Sapir
[ Both Certain Could Did Entirely French Implications International Involved Language Latin Long Nationalistic Off Point Problem Really Religious Seemed Shaken Solved Spirit Time Up Which While]
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. Bodhidharma
[ Anywhere Body Buddhas Fictions Five Language Located Real Realizes Senses Six Such Things Understands Whoever]
Well, maybe so, although I don't think I am particularly gifted in languages. In fact, oddly enough, it may have something to do with my being slow at languages. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Although Am Being Enough Fact Gifted Languages May Maybe Oddly Particularly Slow Something Think Well]
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. Anne Seward
[ Acquisition Attention Bestowed Cannot Compositions Countrymen Education Languages Masculine Necessary Professional Spare Study Time Which]
An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates. Thomas Mann
[ Always Art Characterizes Creates Creativeness Critical Critique Degree High Itself Judgment Language Life Medium Names Passes Show Speech Whose Will]
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. Eliza Farnham
[ Beauty Development Experience Face Human Language Legible Legitimate Life Majestic Mistress Office Organic Perfect Record Register Seat Soul Study Those Value Whose Will]
The Court is most vulnerable and comes nearest to illegitimacy when it deals with judge-made constitutional law having little or no cognizable roots in the language or design of the Constitution. Byron White
[ Comes Constitution Constitutional Court Deals Design Having Language Law Little Most Nearest Roots Vulnerable]
I liked Latin, I like languages, I liked all the myths, and the Roman tales that we were required to translate in Latin, and all these interesting people who were never quite what they thought they would be or seemed to be. Suzanne Farrell
[ Interesting Languages Latin Liked Myths Never Quite Required Roman Seemed Tales These Thought Translate Were Would]
As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually, and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward distinct color effects never are done or over. New and different cases will be discovered time and again. Josef Albers
[ Again Basic Cases Color Continually Different Discovered Distinct Done Effects Exercises Fixed Language Must Never New Over Practiced Rules Therefore Time Toward Will]
So women are at the beginning of building a language, and not all women are conscious of it. Judy Chicago Education
[ Beginning Building Conscious Language Women]
I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated. Jean Alesi
[ Being England English First Friends Had Isolated Language Learn Lived Moon Speak Time Very Went]
Sports is like rock 'n' roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions. Phil Knight
[ Both Cultural Dominant Emotions Forces International Language Rock Roll Speak Sports]
Revelation and the nature of truth must be viewed in reference to the structure of language. Kenneth L. Pike
[ Language Must Nature Reference Revelation Structure Truth Viewed]
Two races share today the soil of Canada. These people had not always been friends. But I hasten to say it. There is no longer any family here but the human family. It matters not the language people speak, or the altars at which they kneel. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Altars Always Any Been Canada Family Friends Had Hasten Here Human Kneel Language Longer Matters Races Say Share Soil Speak These Today Two Which]
The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect, at least if the author is concentrating. John M. Ford
[ Author Characters Chosen Concentrating Effect Fictional Language Least Use]
The simplicities of natural laws arise through the complexities of the language we use for their expression. Eugene Wigner
[ Arise Complexities Expression Language Laws Natural Their Through Use]
Language expresses people's thinking and it was by a Word that God created the world and preserves it. Walter Lang
[ Created Expresses God Language Preserves Thinking Word World]
True terror is a language and a vision. There is a deep narrative structure to terrorist acts, and they infiltrate and alter consciousness in ways that writers used to aspire to. Don DeLillo
[ Acts Alter Aspire Consciousness Deep Infiltrate Language Narrative Structure Terror Terrorist True Used Vision Ways Writers]
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. Christopher Ricks
[ Between Community Courtesy Creates Does Language Only Past Present Within]
On the contrary a film can promote the idea of change without any political message whatsoever but in its form and language can tell people that they can change their lives and contribute to progressive changes in the world. Wim Wenders
[ Any Change Changes Contrary Contribute Film Form Idea Language Lives Message Political Progressive Promote Tell Their Whatsoever Without World]
National languages are all huge systems of vested interests which sullenly resist critical inquiry. Edward Sapir
[ Critical Huge Inquiry Interests Languages National Resist Systems Vested Which]
I sat staring, staring, staring - half lost, learning a new language or rather the same language in a different dialect. So still were the big woods where I sat, sound might not yet have been born. Emily Carr
[ Been Big Born Dialect Different Half Language Learning Lost Might New Rather Same Sat Sound Staring Still Were Where Woods Yet]
At the same time, new concepts and abstractions flow into the picture, taking up the task of describing the universe without reference to such time or space - abstractions for which our language lacks adequate terms. Benjamin Whorf
[ Abstractions Adequate Concepts Describing Flow Into Lacks Language New Our Picture Reference Same Space Such Taking Task Terms Time Universe Up Which Without]
When a film is created, it is created in a language, which is not only about words, but also the way that very language encodes our perception of the world, our understanding of it. Andrzej Wajda
[ Also Created Film Language Only Our Perception Understanding Very Way Which Words World]
I've been looking at companies that are on a positive path vs. a negative path and I've come to use the language of sports, winning streaks and losing streaks. Rosabeth Moss Kanter
[ Been Come Companies Language Looking Losing Negative Path Positive Sports Streaks Use Winning]
I would guess that the decision to create a small special purpose language or use an existing general purpose language is one of the toughest decisions that anyone facing the need for a new language must make. Guido van Rossum
[ Anyone Create Decision Decisions Existing Facing General Guess Language Make Must Need New Purpose Small Special Toughest Use Would]
Newt Gingrich's job to capture the Congress was to give Republican candidates an edge and a distinction from their Democratic opponent. That required a very high profile, some very strong language. Pete du Pont
[ Candidates Capture Congress Democratic Distinction Edge Gingrich Give High Job Language Newt Opponent Profile Republican Required Some Strong Their Very]
As the president of Kosovo, I am more concerned about the current situation with the employment standing at around 70 % of the population, which is young, with great potential, speaking many foreign languages and having wide expertise. Ibrahim Rugova
[ Am Around Concerned Current Employment Expertise Foreign Great Having Kosovo Languages Many More Population Potential President Situation Speaking Standing Which Wide Young]
Arabs respect only the language of force. Moshe Sharett
[ Arabs Force Language Only Respect]
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. Maureen Forrester
[ Beautiful Deliver Even Foreign Hard Language Melodies Singing Text Thing Understand Very Worked]
When Toots finally could breathe again and the blood returned to his brain, he recalled that he had not passed or been passed by Jackie at any time in the race. Toots never used foul language but he came close that night. Jackie paid. Audrey Meadows
[ Again Any Been Blood Brain Breathe Came Close Could Finally Foul Had His Jackie Language Never Night Paid Passed Race Recalled Returned Time Used]
I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language. Don DeLillo
[ Beauty Felt Fiction General Influence Inspiration Joyce Kind Language Model Very Way]
We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Benjamin Whorf
[ Along Dissect Down Laid Language Lines Native Nature Our]
It is no exaggeration to say that the English Bible is, next to Shakespeare, the greatest work in English literature, and that it will have much more influence than even Shakespeare upon the written and spoken language of the English race. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Bible English Even Exaggeration Greatest Influence Language Literature More Much Next Race Say Shakespeare Spoken Than Upon Will Work Written]
Do you know what would hold me together on a battlefield? The sense that I was perpetuating the language in which Keats and the rest of them wrote! Wilfred Owen
[ Battlefield Hold Keats Know Language Perpetuating Rest Sense Them Together Which Would Wrote]
When you're five years old, and you're running a business that people did not think there was room for, getting attention is not a bad thing. Letting it be known by whatever colorful language is necessary is not a bad thing. Brit Hume
[ Attention Bad Business Colorful Did Five Getting Known Language Letting Necessary Old Room Running Thing Think Whatever Years]
Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring. Jesse James Garrett Technology
[ Building Coding Debugging Hard Involves Knowledge Languages Lot Protocols Specialized Systems Technical Testing Work]
I grew up in France, my first language was French, and I tend to gravitate towards French cooking. Robert Stack
[ Cooking First France French Gravitate Grew Language Tend Towards Up]
We can lie in the language of dress or try to tell the truth; but unless we are naked and bald, it is impossible to be silent. Alison Lurie
[ Bald Dress Impossible Language Lie Naked Silent Tell Truth Try Unless]
You know, they were returning to the language of the people and trying to use musical language, particularly as Copland did to create a musical language in which all Americans would feel that they had a stake. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Americans Copland Create Did Feel Had Know Language Musical Particularly Returning Stake Trying Use Were Which Would]
Morality, like language, is an invented structure for conserving and communicating order. And morality is learned, like language, by mimicking and remembering. Jane Rule
[ Communicating Conserving Invented Language Learned Mimicking Morality Order Remembering Structure]
I learned English, my sixth language at this point, quite quickly. Roald Hoffmann
[ English Language Learned Point Quickly Quite Sixth]
It's like there are all these languages available, especially in terms of image. Why confine yourself to only English? There's all these languages and possibilities and concepts to speak or communicate with. William Wiley
[ Available Communicate Concepts Confine English Especially Image Languages Only Possibilities Speak Terms These Why Yourself]
There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting. John Millington Synge
[ Irish Language Soothing]
I want a language that speaks the truth. Studs Terkel
[ Language Speaks Truth Want]
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. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ 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 see it in terms of changing things, but rather using language and music as weapons for fighting a mainstream media which is predominately right wing, and loyal to the political framework and its corporate interests. Thom Yorke
[ Changing Corporate Fighting Framework Interests Language Loyal Mainstream Media Music Political Predominately Rather Right See Terms Things Using Weapons Which Wing]
From this entertainment industry, may the gods of language protect us. David Antin
[ Entertainment Gods Industry Language May Protect Us]
That means presenting the issues in certain ways that will appeal to those people and then becoming a prisoner of your own language and thought process. That has always happened - it's just been intensified. Robert Scheer
[ Always Appeal Becoming Been Certain Happened Intensified Issues Just Language Means Own Presenting Prisoner Process Then Those Thought Ways Will Your]
The common behavior of mankind is the system of reference by means of which we interpret an unknown language. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Behavior Common Interpret Language Mankind Means Reference System Unknown Which]
There is the fear, common to all English-only speakers, that the chief purpose of foreign languages is to make fun of us. Otherwise, you know, why not just come out and say it? Barbara Ehrenreich
[ Chief Come Common Fear Foreign Fun Just Know Languages Make Otherwise Out Purpose Say Speakers Us Why]
We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary. Booker T. Washington
[ Beat Borrow Down English Just Languages New Occasion Other Pockets Pursued Rifle Their Them Unconscious Vocabulary Words]
We tend to look through language and not realize how much power language has. Deborah Tannen
[ How Language Look Much Power Realize Tend Through]
Language is remarkable, except under the extreme constraints of mathematics and logic, it never can talk only about what it's supposed to talk about but is always spreading around. Howard Nemerov
[ Always Around Constraints Except Extreme Language Logic Mathematics Never Only Remarkable Spreading Supposed Talk Under]
I have the handicap of being born with a special language to which I alone have the key. Gustave Flaubert
[ Alone Being Born Handicap Key Language Special Which]
I was very adept at acquiring languages. Anna Held
[ Acquiring Adept Languages Very]
Its language is as bare as a monk's cell, and as uninviting. Clifford Longley
[ Bare Cell Language Monk]
It is a most disgraceful shame the way in which Irishmen are brought up. They are ashamed of their language, institutions, and of everything Irish. Douglas Hyde
[ Ashamed Brought Disgraceful Everything Institutions Irish Irishmen Language Most Shame Their Up Way Which]
Greek was very much a live language, and a language still unconscious of grammar, not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries. Gilbert Murray
[ Definitions Dictionaries Dominated Grammar Greek Language Live Much Ours Still Trained Unconscious Upon Very]
What we know is that Shakespeare wrote perhaps the most remarkable body of passionate love poetry in the English language to a young man. Stephen Greenblatt
[ Body English Know Language Love Man Most Passionate Perhaps Poetry Remarkable Shakespeare Wrote Young]
Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels. Willard Van Orman Quine
[ Change Exhibits Labels Languages Meanings Museum Myth Semantics Switch Uncritical Which Words]
Restoring the Welsh language in Wales is nothing less than a revolution. It is only through revolutionary means that we can succeed. Saunders Lewis
[ Language Less Means Nothing Only Restoring Revolution Revolutionary Succeed Than Through Wales Welsh]
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures. Vincent Van Gogh
[ Feeling Important Language Listen More Nature Painters Pictures Reality Should Than Themselves Things Which]
Language... 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 Tillich
[ Alone Being Created Express Glory Language Loneliness Pain Solitude Word]
To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language. William C. Bryant
[ Communion Forms Her Him Holds Language Love Nature She Speaks Various Visible]
Whitney wanted to eradicate the idea that in the case of a language we are dealing with a natural faculty; in fact, social institutions stand opposed to natural institutions. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Case Dealing Eradicate Fact Faculty Idea Institutions Language Natural Opposed Social Stand Wanted Whitney]
Tears are the silent language of grief. Voltaire
[ Grief Language Silent Tears]
The writer's language is to some degree the product of his own action; he is both the historian and the agent of his own language. Paul de Man
[ Action Agent Both Degree His Historian Language Own Product Some Writer]
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. Bo Derek
[ Always Am Difficult Discouraging Discovered Expected Grammar Haven How Just Language Learn Learning Place Really Sorry Think Very Word]
After learning the language and culture of the Chinese people, these Jesuits began to establish contacts with the young intellectuals of the country. Hu Shih
[ After Began Chinese Contacts Country Culture Establish Intellectuals Jesuits Language Learning These Young]
Metaphor is embodied in language. Dennis Potter
[ Embodied Language Metaphor]
I have eighteen titles in the German language. I had a number one song in 1965. Wanda Jackson
[ Eighteen German Had Language Number Song Titles]
Because Shakespeare's language is so expansive, we're under this misconception that it's difficult. But I discovered that it's easy because it's so brilliantly written. The words are perfect, and the language is intelligent and very emotional. Jessica Lange
[ Because Brilliantly Difficult Discovered Easy Emotional Expansive Intelligent Language Misconception Perfect Shakespeare Under Very Words Written]
It took me a long time to realize that you have to have a bit of an interlanguage with actors. You have to give them something that they can act with. James Cameron
[ Act Actors Bit Give Long Realize Something Them Time Took]
I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought. Bernard Malamud
[ Afterthought Flowers Language Love Work]
If the president is going to use so much language of theology and the Bible, then let's use that language for a serious discussion about the war in Iraq. And that was never done. Jim Wallis
[ Bible Discussion Done Going Iraq Language Much Never President Serious Then Theology Use War]
French was my first language. Bob Cousy
[ First French Language]
To be successful in my native France, where people speak the same language and understand me, is nothing. Edith Piaf
[ France Language Native Nothing Same Speak Successful Understand Where]
I see music as one language. If one musical form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised. Sting
[ Dies Eats Form Language Mongrel Music Musical Needs Own See Tail]
The more determinedly I exist, as myself, within the conditions of the time, the more clearly I shall hear the language of the past, the nearer I shall feel the glow of its life. Karl Jaspers
[ Clearly Conditions Exist Feel Glow Hear Language Life More Myself Nearer Past Shall Time Within]
Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood. Jack Prelutsky
[ Childhood Draw Explore Gives Ideas Imagination Language Opportunity Own Play Problems Solve Use Writing]
Yes, we are all different. Different customs, different foods, different mannerisms, different languages, but not so different that we cannot get along with one another. If we will disagree without being disagreeable. J. Martin Kohe
[ Along Another Being Cannot Customs Different Disagree Disagreeable Foods Get Languages Mannerisms Will Without Yes]
History does not merely touch on language, but takes place in it. Theodor Adorno
[ Does History Language Merely Place Takes Touch]
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Human Itself Language Nature None Speech Written]
Certainly, because the computer and computer language was still not as common as it is today. That's one of the reasons I believe Tron wasn't as popular back then as it is today. Bruce Boxleitner
[ Back Because Believe Certainly Common Computer Language Popular Reasons Still Then Today]
Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place. Judith Wright
[ Authentic Deepest Emotions Expression Feelings Honored Language Place Universal Your]
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! June Jordan
[ Because Berkeley Came Century Colors Different Ferociously Here Languages Many Presenting Reasons Saw Speaking Students These Thought Views Want]
Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects? Sergei Eisenstein
[ Allows Arise Cinema Combination Concepts Concrete Follow Forms Ideas Language Methodology New Now Objects Painting Rather Should Than Theater Two Which Wholly Why]
Human language appears to be a unique phenomenon, without significant analogue in the animal world. Noam Chomsky
[ Analogue Animal Appears Human Language Phenomenon Significant Unique Without World]
Language is a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity. Gustave Flaubert
[ Bears Beat Cracked Dance Kettle Language Long Move Out Pity Stars Time Tunes Which While]
I was worried people would laugh at me when I started to talk the language, but they were just pleasantly surprised that I could. The sense of humour here is great - once I could have a giggle, I settled down. Parminder Nagra
[ Could Down Giggle Great Here Humour Just Language Laugh Once Pleasantly Sense Settled Started Surprised Talk Were Worried Would]
Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers. George Orwell
[ Creation Joint Language Manual Ought Poets Workers]
The idea of a language more simple than ours. John Dudley
[ Idea Language More Ours Simple Than]
All the dialogue on tape, and we'd play the tape in performance. Then I thought it'd be interesting if the actor's repeated what they heard on the tape, but at a slower speed, so we'd get a web of language. Richard Foreman
[ Actor Dialogue Get Heard Interesting Language Performance Play Repeated Slower Speed Tape Then Thought Web]
By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth. George Carlin
[ Concealing Language Large Tool Truth]
The language of the younger generation has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to come. It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism. Elizabeth Hardwick
[ Assertion Brutality Bureaucratic City Coherent Come Courtesy Empty Euphemism Generation Hand Language Lasting Military Most Power Probably Repudiation Theatrical Threatening Younger]
Language also encodes our past. We want to know who we are. To know who we are, we have to know who we used to be. Consequently, our literature, written in the past, anchors us in that past. Andrzej Wajda
[ Also Anchors Consequently Know Language Literature Our Past Us Used Want Written]
My opposition to Interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language. James Thurber
[ Answers Decline English Expression Fact Give Grace Helps Interviews Language Lies Little Offhand Opposition Oral Perpetuate Such Take Value]
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
[ Imagination Imaginative Language More Necessary Plain Purely Should Very Works Written]
Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand. Aphra Behn
[ Language Money Nations Sense Speaks Understand]
Language, philosophy, and science are interwoven into the design of words, which are manipulated to create surprising illusions. John Langdon
[ Create Design Illusions Interwoven Into Language Manipulated Philosophy Science Surprising Which Words]
Language is to the mind more than light is to the eye. William Gibson
[ Eye Language Light Mind More Than]
The knowledge of the ancient languages is mainly a luxury. John Bright
[ Ancient Knowledge Languages Luxury Mainly]
With .NET once an API is published it's available to all programming languages at the same time. Miguel de Icaza
[ Available Languages Net Once Programming Published Same Time]
A standard international language should not only be simple, regular, and logical, but also rich and creative. Edward Sapir
[ Also Creative International Language Logical Only Regular Rich Should Simple Standard]
No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut. Sam Rayburn
[ Command Finer His Keeps Language Mouth Person Shut Than]
Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful. Rita Dove Poetry
[ Distilled Language Most Poetry Powerful]
The goal is to give people a free encyclopedia to every person in the world, in their own language. Not just in a 'free beer' kind of way, but also in the free speech kind of way. Jimmy Wales
[ Also Beer Encyclopedia Every Free Give Goal Just Kind Language Own Person Speech Their Way World]
Without a knowledge of mythology much of the elegant literature of our own language cannot be understood and appreciated. Thomas Bulfinch
[ Appreciated Cannot Elegant Knowledge Language Literature Much Mythology Our Own Understood Without]
I don't really read as much as I used to. A lot of what I was looking for as an escape I find in writing. And the other thing is that I don't want to get into someone else's language when I'm working. Alice Hoffman
[ Else Escape Find Get Into Language Looking Lot Much Other Read Really Someone Thing Used Want Working Writing]
I must stick with Chinese language films. Zhang Yimou
[ Chinese Films Language Must Stick]
I also had this mistaken dream, fantasy really - perhaps because I'm good at languages - of being able in both Italy and France to become someone else through my fluency in the language. Harry Mathews
[ Able Also Because Become Being Both Dream Else Fantasy Fluency France Good Had Italy Language Languages Mistaken Perhaps Really Someone Through]
Languages are true analytical methods. Antoine Lavoisier
[ Analytical Languages Methods True]
The language of America changed with the election of Bill Clinton, because with all due respect to my friends on the Republican side, Bill Clinton is the best communicator of the last 50 years. He felt your pain. Frank Luntz
[ America Because Best Bill Changed Clinton Communicator Due Election Felt Friends Language Last Pain Republican Respect Side Years Your]
Human language... prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand. Lewis Thomas
[ Hand Human Language Matter Prevents Sticking Us]
Whatever the course, whether the course was boring or interesting to me, whether I was talented in mathematics or not talented in languages, my parents expected A's. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Boring Course Expected Interesting Languages Mathematics Parents Talented Whatever Whether]
For most women, the language of conversation is primarily a language of rapport: a way of establishing connections and negotiating relationships. Deborah Tannen
[ Connections Conversation Establishing Language Most Negotiating Primarily Rapport Relationships Way Women]
Even if you didn't see the movie, you'd see two words you'd never seen put together before - comedy and Muslim. Comedy is friendly - it's the least offensive word in our language. Albert Brooks
[ Before Comedy Even Friendly Language Least Movie Muslim Never Offensive Our Put See Seen Together Two Word Words]
Words can sometimes be used to confuse, but it's up to the practitioners of the study of language to apply them for good and not for evil. It is just like fire; fire can heat your house or burn it down. Frank Luntz
[ Apply Burn Confuse Down Evil Fire Good Heat House Just Language Practitioners Sometimes Study Them Up Used Words Your]
Today each composer is not only involved in aesthetics, but he's actually trying to create his own language. Leo Ornstein
[ Actually Aesthetics Composer Create Each His Involved Language Only Own Today Trying]
Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking. Humphry Davy
[ Efficient Great Instrument Language Only Thinking Thought Vehicle]
Why on earth do we want closer connection with England? We have little in common with English people except our language. We are fast becoming an entirely different people. Henry Lawson
[ Becoming Closer Common Connection Different Earth England English Entirely Except Fast Language Little Our Want Why]
I thought it was respectful to each country to sing in their language. Nana Mouskouri
[ Country Each Language Respectful Sing Their Thought]
The most important thing in the programming language is the name. A language will not succeed without a good name. I have recently invented a very good name and now I am looking for a suitable language. Donald Knuth
[ Am Good Important Invented Language Looking Most Name Now Programming Recently Succeed Suitable Thing Very Will Without]
Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening. Jeanette Winterson
[ Begins Everything Language Listening Writing]
Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language. Conrad Hall
[ Cinematography Infinite Language More Much Music Possibilities Than]
Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language. Margaret Mahy
[ Adult Anyone Bands Being Books Community Culture Develops Fashions Generally Help Interested Language Music Own Way Which World Young]
95% on content and the computer language remains the same. Steve McConnell
[ Computer Content Language Remains Same]
Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature. Cyril Connolly
[ Between Classical Dead Dispute Distribution Emphasis Family Language Man Nature Over Private Quarrel Romantic]
Hope is the most important four-letter word in the language. Ed Markey
[ Four-Letter Hope Important Language Most Word]
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. Stephanie Beacham
[ Because Classes Completely Deaf Early Language Learn Never Really Sign Some Teens Told Took Very Wanted Would]
Language is a mixture of statement and evocation. Elizabeth Bowen
[ Language Mixture Statement]
We must examine then the concerns of the Government of Japan about the language of the treaty itself - of SOFA - and of the interim and further arrangements that have been made since 1995, and see whether or not we need to make any changes. Those are decisions I cannot make. Howard Baker
[ Any Arrangements Been Cannot Changes Concerns Decisions Examine Further Government Interim Itself Japan Language Made Make Must Need See Since Sofa Then Those Treaty Whether]
The language of the moment or, as it were, the language of the order in which we live, is the image. I felt that if I wanted to commune with the public, I should best do so through the language of image. It's a conscious embrace of a contradiction. Godfrey Reggio
[ Best Commune Conscious Contradiction Embrace Felt Image Language Live Moment Order Public Should Through Wanted Were Which]
My language is what I use, and if I lost that, I wouldn't be able to say anything. Howard Hodgkin
[ Able Anything Language Lost Say Use]
The best way in the world to deceive believers is to cloak a message in religious language and declare that it conveys some new insight from God. Charles Stanley
[ Believers Best Cloak Conveys Deceive Declare God Insight Language Message New Religious Some Way World]
We wanted the language to feel fresh, fun, and rock solid. James Frank
[ Feel Fresh Fun Language Rock Solid Wanted]
Like, What is the least often heard sentence in the English language? That would be: Say, isn't that the banjo player's Porsche parked outside? Jackson Browne
[ Banjo English Heard Language Least Often Outside Parked Player Porsche Say Sentence Would]
Image is an international language. Marjane Satrapi
[ Image International Language]
Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it. Lou Rawls
[ Communication Even Good Greatest Hear Know Language Music Singing Still Understand World]
There is nothing in philosophy which could not be said in everyday language. Henri Bergson
[ Could Everyday Language Nothing Philosophy Said Which]
Richard Hugo taught me that anyone with a desire to write, an ear for language and a bit of imagination could become a writer. He also, in a way, gave me permission to write about northern Montana. James Welch
[ Also Anyone Become Bit Could Desire Ear Gave Hugo Imagination Language Montana Northern Permission Richard Taught Way Write Writer]
I believe that laughter is a language of God and that we can all live happily ever laughter. Yakov Smirnoff
[ Believe Ever God Happily Language Laughter Live]
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. Robert Graves
[ Among Anthropologists Between Connecting Forget Language Link Made Often Peoples Poets Primitive Science Scientists Their Them Though]
Just learning to think in another language allows you to see your own culture in a better viewpoint. Gates McFadden
[ Allows Another Better Culture Just Language Learning Own See Think Viewpoint Your]
Poetry is one of the destinies of speech... One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a future to language. Gaston Bachelard
[ Destinies Future Image Language Newness Opens Poetic Poetry Say Speech Would]
I feel impelled to speak today in a language that in a sense is new-one which I, who have spent so much of my life in the military profession, would have preferred never to use. That new language is the language of atomic warfare. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Atomic Feel Impelled Language Life Military Much Never New Preferred Profession Sense Speak Spent Today Use Warfare Which Would]
To have another language is to possess a second soul. Charlemagne
[ Another Language Possess Second Soul]
God has stated in clear and concise language how He created the universe and we ought not to doubt His Word. Walter Lang
[ Clear Concise Created Doubt God His How Language Ought Stated Universe Word]
I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano. Gordon Getty
[ Back Before Began Bookstore Came Composing Down Even Got Head Her Hotel Immediately Melodies Paris Piano Picked Poems Poetry Read Up Volume Wrote]
As our language wanes and dies, the golden legends of the far-off centuries fade and pass away. No one sees their influence upon culture; no one sees their educational power. Douglas Hyde
[ Away Centuries Culture Dies Educational Fade Far-Off Golden Influence Language Legends Our Pass Power Sees Their Upon]
However, when Java is promoted as the sole programming language, its flaws and limitations become serious. Bjarne Stroustrup
[ Become Flaws However Java Language Limitations Programming Promoted Serious Sole]
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. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Am Because Country England Forced Going Language Left Live Lose Think]
The Republic of Macedonia is being built on democratic ideals and values, not on ethnic groups. Those ideals and values include economic opportunities, language and educational opportunities, religious rights, and political processes. Boris Trajkovski
[ Being Built Democratic Economic Educational Ethnic Groups Ideals Include Language Opportunities Political Processes Religious Republic Rights Those Values]
Fools, most linguists. Damn all to say in one language, so they learn another and say damn all in that. John le Carre
[ Another Damn Fools Language Learn Most Say]
It's always been easy with Mark, he's a rock fan and we speak the same language. He's a big Beatles fan too. We worked a lot via CLI calls, though only meeting up once every couple of months. Phil Collins
[ Always Beatles Been Big Calls Couple Easy Every Fan Language Lot Mark Meeting Months Once Only Rock Same Speak Though Too Up Via Worked]
It's my belief we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain. Lily Tomlin
[ Because Belief Complain Deep Developed Inner Language Need Our]
You have to think an awful lot about your motivations or people's behavioral intentions or what their body language can indicate or what's really going on or what makes people sometimes do, sometimes, the irrational things they do. Ron Silver
[ Awful Behavioral Body Going Indicate Intentions Irrational Language Lot Makes Motivations Really Sometimes Their Things Think Your]
Music is the universal language of mankind. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Language Mankind Music Universal]
I am calling attention just to the main points of these tremendously important matters, which can be understood better by pious meditation than explained by human language. Martin Chemnitz
[ Am Attention Better Calling Explained Human Important Just Language Main Matters Meditation Pious Points Than These Tremendously Understood Which]
True creativity often starts where language ends. Arthur Koestler
[ Creativity Ends Language Often Starts True Where]
I'm trying to use the language of today to express a general existential crisis that I think the world and I are going through. Sean Lennon
[ Crisis Existential Express General Going Language Think Through Today Trying Use World]
I get along with all the women singers, but especially Dolly Parton. We talk the same hillbilly language. Loretta Lynn
[ Along Dolly Especially Get Hillbilly Language Parton Same Singers Talk Women]
Language operates between literal and metaphorical signification. Robert Smithson
[ Between Language Literal Metaphorical Operates Signification]
And not only that but... when the station is completed, there will be an international crew made of astronauts coming from different cultural experiences, speaking different languages, but working together for a common goal. Umberto Guidoni
[ Astronauts Coming Common Completed Crew Cultural Different Experiences Goal International Languages Made Only Speaking Station Together Will Working]
I do not use the language of my people. I can take liberties with certain themes which the Arabic language would not allow me to take. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Allow Arabic Certain Language Liberties Take Themes Use Which Would]
I do that in whatever language of the country I'm in, because the audience appreciate it. Phil Collins
[ Appreciate Audience Because Country Language Whatever]
Music is a language, you see, a universal language. Sun Ra
[ Language Music See Universal]
I speak two languages, Body and English. Mae West
[ Body English Languages Speak Two]
Music is the soul of language. Max Heindel Music
[ Language Music Soul]
In days of doubt, in days of dreary musings on my country's fate, you alone are my comfort and support, oh great, powerful, righteous, and free Russian language! Ivan Turgenev
[ Alone Comfort Country Days Doubt Dreary Fate Free Great Language Musings Oh Powerful Righteous Russian Support]
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. Robert E. Lee
[ Cannot Duty Language Less More Never Our Should Sublimest Then Things Wish Word Your]
Mechanical difficulties with language are the outcome of internal difficulties with thought. Elizabeth Bowen
[ Difficulties Internal Language Mechanical Outcome Thought]
The most heroic word in all languages is revolution. Eugene V. Debs
[ Heroic Languages Most Revolution Word]
It's amazing how, age after age, in country after country, and in all languages, Shakespeare emerges as incomparable. M. H. Abrams
[ After Age Amazing Country Emerges How Incomparable Languages Shakespeare]
The radio was my big influence. Comedy came from the instinctual feel I had for language. Dominic Chianese
[ Big Came Comedy Feel Had Influence Instinctual Language Radio]
All human language draws its nature and value from the fact that it both comes from the Word of God and is chosen by God to manifest himself. But this relationship is secret and incomprehensible, beyond the bounds of reason and analysis. Jacques Ellul
[ Analysis Beyond Both Bounds Chosen Comes Draws Fact God Himself Human Incomprehensible Language Manifest Nature Reason Relationship Secret Value Word]
Keep a journal, and learn how to see how you as an individuals sees information so you can learn your own sign language. Meditate and practice psychic self defense and surrounding yourself with prayer. John Edward
[ Defense How Individuals Information Journal Keep Language Learn Meditate Own Practice Prayer Psychic See Sees Self Sign Surrounding Your Yourself]
Perl was designed to work more like a natural language. It's a little more complicated but there are more shortcuts, and once you learned the language, it's more expressive. Larry Wall
[ Complicated Designed Expressive Language Learned Little More Natural Once Perl Shortcuts Work]
And I have to work so hard at talking positively to myself. If I don't, it's just real hard to get through the day, and I'll get really down, and just want to cry. My whole body language changes. I get more slumped over. Delta Burke
[ Body Changes Cry Day Down Get Hard Just Language More Myself Over Positively Real Really Talking Through Want Whole Work]
There is some mysterious thing that goes on whereby, in the process of playing Shakespeare continuously, actors are surprised by the way the language actually acts on them. Kenneth Branagh
[ Actors Acts Actually Continuously Goes Language Mysterious Playing Process Shakespeare Some Surprised Them Thing Way Whereby]
Language is much closer to film than painting is. Sergei Eisenstein
[ Closer Film Language Much Painting Than]
I think foreign countries really do like it when American artists sing in their language. And when you go over there and say, 'Hi, how are you?' in their language, they love it. It makes them feel like you're doing it just for them. We in America take so much for granted. Natalie Cole
[ America American Artists Countries Doing Feel Foreign Go Granted Hi How Just Language Love Makes Much Over Really Say Sing Take Their Them Think]
In Algeria, I had begun to get into literature and philosophy. I dreamed of writing-and already models were instructing the dream, a certain language governed it. Jacques Derrida
[ Algeria Already Begun Certain Dream Dreamed Get Governed Had Into Language Literature Models Philosophy Were]
The most beautiful words in the English language are 'not guilty'. Maxim Gorky
[ Beautiful English Guilty Language Most Words]
Language is like songs, like food, like dance-it is the expression of what we think. Holly Near
[ Expression Food Language Songs Think]
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. Polykarp Kusch
[ Challenge Children Creating Economics Enormous Genuinely Good Grasp History Language Life Literature Our Present Problem Resources Sociology Study Those Utilization Your Yourselves]
In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Appears Art Bible Education Language Liberal Mythology Necessarily Other Religion Words World]
Certain things were deemed to be offensive. It was usually bad language. Timothy West
[ Bad Certain Deemed Language Offensive Things Usually Were]
Good music is very close to primitive language. Denis Diderot
[ Close Good Language Music Primitive Very]
A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one. Oswald Chambers
[ Book Curious Good Instructive Language Men Scarce Sense Useful]