French is the language that turns dirt into romance.
Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly.
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Language tethers us to the world; without it we spin like atoms
Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.
Language is a mixture of statement and evocation.
The English language is rather like a monster accordion, stretchable at the whim of the editor, compressible ad lib.
Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language.
Language is the light of the mind
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.
Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
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.
The meaning of quality in photography's best pictures lies written in the language of vision. That language is learned by chance, not system.
By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it.
Playing golf is like learning a foreign language
In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language
Let your language be a source of unity but not a separating tool
No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love.
Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.
The good writer, the great writer, has what I have called the three S's: the power to see, to sense, and to say. That is, he is perceptive, he is feeling, and he has the power to express in language what he observes and reacts to.