Language Quotes

They are damn good projects - excellent projects. That goes for all the projects up there. You know some people make fun of people who speak a foreign language, and dumb people criticize something they do not understand, and that is what is going on up there - God damn it!

Harry Hopkins

There is in a word, in a verb, something sacred which forbids us from using it recklessly. To handle a language cunningly is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery.

Charles Baudelaire

A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.

Gaston Bachelard

Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Women are the simple, and poets the superior, artisans of language the intervention of grammarians is almost always bad.

R�my de Gourmont

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

"Reality" is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes.

Unknown

Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoons unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.

Walt Disney

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

The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.

Eric Hoffer

Derived from this celebrated society for propagating the faith, the name propaganda is applied in modern political language as a term of reproach to secret associations for the spread of opinions and principles which are viewed by most governments with horror and aversion.

W.T. Brande

In design man becomes what he is. Animals have language and perception as well, but they do not design.

Otl Aicher

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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.

Martin Luther King Jr

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
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