Language is a mixture of statement and evocation
Language is the apparel in which your thoughts parade before the public. Never clothe them in vulgar or shoddy attire.
Language is the Rubicon that divides man from beast.
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.
Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.
Language is memory and metaphor
Where nature's end of language is declined,And men talk only to conceal the mind
Even if people are suspicious of the motives I think that learning and speaking two languages can only be a good thing for people.
A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state.
Language helps form the limits of our reality.
And don't confound the language of the nation With long-tailed words in osity and ation.
Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides.
Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in a few words.
Conduct is more convincing than language
Languages are true analytical methods. Algebra, the means of expression which is the simplest, most exact and best adapted to its object, is both a language and an analytical method. In short, the art of reasoning can be reduced to a well-constructed
O mouths humanity seeks a new language Beyond the reach of grammarians.
You see before you a man in his right mind Worldly-wise and with access to death Having tested the sorrow of love and its ecstasies Having sometimes even astonished the professors Good with languages Having travelled a great deal Having seen battle in the Artillery and the Infantry Wounded in the head trepanned under chloroform Having lost my best friends in the butchery As much of antiquity and modernity as can be known I know
All true language is incomprehensible, Like the chatter of a beggars teeth.
I don't think the mystical experience can be verbalized. When the ego disappears, so does power over language.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
Into this neutral air Where blind skyscrapers use Their full height to proclaim The strength of Collective Man, Each language pours its vain Competitive excuse.
War is what happens when language fails.
The young cult of sociology, needing a language, invented one. There are many dead languages, but the sociologists' is the only language that was dead at birth.
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