Quotation Explorer - 'Language'

She decided to free herself, dance into the wind, create a new language. And birds fluttered around her, writing yes in the sky. - Monique Duval
Love and kindness are the universal language of all creation. - Debasish Mridha
The Christian worldview, contra-postmodernism, understands language not as a Self-referential, merely human and ultimately arbitrary system of signs that is reducible to contingent cultural factors, but it has the gift of a rational God entrusted to beings made in his own image and likeness. - Douglas Groothuis
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 A. Schaeffer
Being a poet one confronts the limitation of language, how can the spirit be revealed under any restrictions. - Mohit.K.Misra
A fine writer must appreciate and accept the power of language manifestly. - Angelo Quiamco
Music is the language of the soul. It touches our deepest perceptions of being. Everyone understands music in his or her own way. Even animals understand music and respond to it with deep appreciation and love. - Debasish Mridha
Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
Retirement is the ugliest word in the language. - Ernest Hemingway
The gentle art of gastronomy is a friendly one. It hurdles the language barrier, makes friends among civilized people, and warms the heart. - Samuel V. Chamberlain
Nobody knows the potential of a planet, a star, and a language we call life. - Guru G
Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe. - Galileo Galilei
Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe. - Galileo Galilei
Music is the Universal Language that allows all people to communicate with each other. - Ellen J. Barrier
When animals do something noble we say they are behaving ‘like humans’. When humans do something disgusting we say they are behaving ‘like animals’. Clumsy use of the English language perpetuates the myth that animals are inferior and disposable beings. - Phillip Wollen
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language. - Walt Disney Company
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain
Love is the universal language. - A.D. Posey
If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Just as he was slowly bringing order to his own internal life, he would also bring order to his language. - David Brooks
By sabotaging logic, the common frame of reference, and the common language, we have removed a "safety valve" that allows cultural divides to be resolved. - Mike Klepper
No two of us learn our language alike, nor, in a sense, does any finish learning it while he lives. - Willard Van Orman Quine
The original language of Christianity is translation. - Lamin Sanneh
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Language is the picture and counterpart of thought.
It is easy to hurt people when we do not filter our thoughts, when we do not choose our words, when we do not control the tone of voice and the body language. - Saif Samir
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
There is a language for every heart, you just need to master one. - Alahdal A. Hussein
Language most shews a man: Speak, that I may see thee. - Ben Jonson
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. - Kahlil Gibran
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work. - Carl Sandburg
Our effectiveness depends on our capacity to be audacious and astute, clear and appealing. I would hope that we can create a language more fearless and beautiful than that used by conformist writers to greet the twilight. - Eduardo Galeano
As was his language so was his life. - Seneca
I think that’s what Toni Morrison and Alice Walker understand, the secret language of women. That it’s not a secret at all; men just don’t know how to listen. - Marlon James
Any religion which uses the words such as hell, fire, curse, burning, amputating can never be a religion of love because a religion of love must only use the language of love, must only use only the sweet words of affection, not the words of darkness and torture! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The world has a soul and whoever understands that soul can also understand the language of many things. - Paulo Coelho
In other words, all the highest aims of language are decisively the work of God. They are decisively supernatural. And no amount of poetic effort or expertise in the use of words can bring about the great aims of life if God withholds his saving power. - John Piper
I don't like my language watered down, I don't like my edges rounded off. - Ani DiFranco
YOKE, n. An implement, madam, to whose Latin name, _jugum_, we owe one of the most illuminating words in our language -- a word that defines the matrimonial situation with precision, point and poignancy. A thousand apologies for withholding it. - Ambrose Bierce
My God! The English language is a form of communication! Conversation isn't just crossfire where you shoot and get shot at! Where you've got to duck for your life and aim to kill! Words aren't only bombs and bullets —no, they're little gifts, containing meanings! - Philip Roth
Music is the eternal language of love for every living species. - Debasish Mridha
Love is the language of the heart,which everyone understands. - Debasish Mridha
The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. 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. - James D. Nicoll
The structure of language determines not only thought, but reality itself. - Noam Chomsky
The limits of my language are the limits of my universe. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? - George Carlin
Music is a second language to my heart. - Mara Arps
Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Man acts as though he were the sharper and the master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man. - Heidegger, Martin
Mind in language are inseparable. If we violate our language we violate ourselves. - William Zinsser
In literature the ambition of the novice is to acquire the literary language; the struggle of the adept is to get rid of it. - George Bernard Shaw
The relentless onslaught of this stupefying imagery that pounds our inner landscapes flat, a carpet-bombing of the mind. The language of the world, that overwhelms us. - Alan Moore
Participating in the filling of others' brains with knowledge and know-how is just an extraordinary gift only very few have. Hence, teaching a language is indeed opening these brains to the world with its similarities and dissimilarities taught in different words. - Messaoud Mohammed
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
The way people want to get respect for their culture and language, it is critical to reciprocate the same to other else you don't have any right to condemn others - Pankaj Gupta
Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.
Language is a ladder that always falls short of reality. - Marty Rubin
Music is the language of the universe, which everyone, including all animals, can understand. - Debasish Mridha
My speak a language my heart knows how to respond to. - Nikki Rowe
Personally I like going places where I don't speak the language, don't know anybody, don't know my way around and don't have any delusions that I'm in control. Disoriented, even frightened, I feel alive, awake in ways I never am at home. - Michael Mewshaw
Was there little time between the invention of language and the coming of true and false? - Mason Cooley
If one is talking about a vile thing it is better to talk of it in coarse language; one is less likely to be seduced into excusing it. - G.K. Chesterton
Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam. A country without a language is a country without a soul. - Pádraic Pearse
I have tried to remove weight, sometimes from people, sometimes from heavenly bodies, sometimes from cities; above all I have tried to remove weight from the structure of stories and from language. - Italo Calvino
Real programmers can write assembly code in any language. :-)
Feelings or Emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are in your deepest place. - Judith Wright
Storytelling? God started that. Discovery. Lust. Murder. Revenge. Power. Sin. Redemption. Forgiveness. Miracles. We simply retell the stories in the language of our generation. - Dennis R. Miller
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. - René Daumal
Mathematics is a wonderful common sense,To understand the harmony in nature magnificent; The wondrous language, & popular in terms of @ financeIts’ unique, and abundantly rich in terms of substance, - Priyavrat Thareja
You should never let a word control you, intimidate you, or make you uncomfortable, and that applies to people of all races. Intent is where insult lies, and hate. Not in language. - Felix Clay
Language exists only on the surface of our consciousness. The great human struggles are played out in silence and in the ability to express oneself.
God is neither just nor unjust. ‘No one be hurt in the slightest’; that is God’s language. Justice and injustice is people’s language. - Dada Bhagwan
If I build own language... will be better because I always will end up making new words. - Deyth Banger
The language, feminine desires to speak, and her first phrase to express her love to him - *blush* - Saravana Kumar Murugan
In writing, the point is not to manifest or exalt the act of writing, nor is it to pin a subject within language; it is, rather, a question of creating a space into which the writing subject constantly disappears. - Michel Foucault
To handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery. - Charles Baudelaire
The limits of my language mean the limits of my world. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Verbing Weirds Language only if you're expecting it to work in a simple way. This is a special case of the more general truth that Language Weirds. - John Lawler
My preference is for prose with more silence in it, language that contains more pockets of strangeness. - Anthony Doerr
Watch your mouth: The language we use creates the reality we experience. - Michael Hyatt
All that they lacked was the gift that descended upon the chosen disciples at Pentecost, in tongues of flame; symbolizing, it would seem, not the power of speech in foreign and unknown languages, but that of addressing the whole human brotherhood in the heart's native language. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
I can ask for cigarettes in every language - David Bowie
They are the efforts of someone who, overarced by stars that are human handiwork, and who, shelterless in this till now undreamt of sense and thus most uncannily in the open, goes with his very being into language, reality-wounded and reality-seeking. - Paul Celan
He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended. - Edward R. Murrow
Pop is about speaking everybody's language. The imagery and iconography we instantly recognize. When you can rely on things that the public already knows, you're dealing with Pop. - Nuno Roque
Music is the universal language of mankind. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The moment you are there You know but the moment cannot be explained for it is beyond language and expression. It is a moment of silence, joy, bliss, void, crying, dancing but nothing confirms to normal. - Maitreya Rudrabhayananda
England and America are two countries seperated by the same language. - George Bernard Shaw
The individual's whole experience is built upon the plan of his language.
When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.
Have the wild things no moral or legal rights? What right has man to inflict such long and fearful agony on a fellow creature, simply because that creature does not speak his language?
There is a language in the world that everyone understands. The language of enthusiasm, of things accomplished with love and purpose, and as part of a search for something believed in and desired.
Maybe that's just what happens; you start out wanting to change the world through language, and end up thinking it's enough to tell a few jokes. - David Nicholls
The two most beautiful words in the English language are 'cheque enclosed. - Dorothy Parker
Human cultures construct an enormous variety of environments through language, technology, and institutions. We are born in and die in these systems of symbols and imagination. - William E. Paden
Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain. - Lily Tomlin
Language is fossil Poetry. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Words are to be taken seriously. I try to take seriously acts of language. Words set things in motion. - Toni Cade Bambara
language is almost the most unique creation of humankind which defines itself; the alternative way of communication/comprehension/conception, yet overusing any invention, can cause Alienation. - Fereidoon Yazdi
That there should be a reality hidden behind appearances is, after all, quite possible; that language might render such a thing would be an absurd hope. - Emil Cioran
The language of experiment is more authoritative than any reasoning: facts can destroy our ratiocination—not vice versa. - Alessandro Volta
[About describing atomic models in the language of classical physics:]We must be clear that 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 and establishing mental connections. - Niels Bohr
The language of love is the only language understood but not spoken the world over. - Amit Abraham
A language is a system of arbitrary vocal symbols by means of which a social group cooperates. - Bernard Bloch
The sole remaining task for philosophy is the analysis of language. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Music does not need language of words for it has movements of dance to do its translation. - Shah Asad Rizvi
Language is made out of concrete things. General expressions in non- concrete terms are a laziness, they are talk, not art, not creation. They are the reaction of things on the writer, not a creative act by the writer. - Ezra Pound
To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship. - Robert Harris
Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides. - Rita Mae Brown
A different language is a different vision of life. - Federico Fellini
School taught me how to do language, maths and science; it failed to teach me the very basics of how to keep my home healthy. - Steven Magee
We humans speak many languages; flowers on the contrary speak only one language: The language of beauty! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur. - Doug Larson
Your world of poverty can be recreated to that of affluence simply by speaking the Prince's language. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Language is the expression of ideas by means of speech-sounds combined into words. Words are combined into sentences, this combination answering to that of ideas into thoughts. - Henry Sweet
Music is the language of the heart, the language of the soul, the language of nature and the language of the universe. - Debasish Mridha
Cussing doesn’t come from a lack of vocabulary I know all the other words. None of them speak the same language that my fucking heart does. - Anis Mojgani
Anger is the fire of the soul, love is the language of the heart ... - Stephen Richards
No instance exists of a person's writing two languages perfectly. That will always appear to be his native language which was most familiar to him in his youth. - Thomas Jefferson
There are angels in nature walking amongst the trees and whispering the secret language of sacred things. - Jodi Sky Rogers
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.
Some people use language as a mask. And some want to create designed language that appears to reveal them but does not. - Anne Deavere Smith
Silence is a language not all people understand. - Abdel Halim Boudekhana
It is no accident that the words discipline and disciple resemble each other in the English language. The most common word in the Gospels for a Christian is disciple. - Billy Graham
Those who say Rules are meant to be broken. are saying this by following rules of English language. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
remember that misuse of language can lead to miscommunication, and that miscommunication leads to everything that has ever happened in the whole of the world - joseph fink, jeffrey cranor
Deep feeling doesn't make for good poetry. A way with language would be a bit of help. - Thom Gunn
Every language has its own word for the sun, but the sun us always the same. - Marty Rubin
When you're ready to live as the victor and not the victim, you have to change the language that you give to yourself and then you have to change the conversation that you give to others. Words matter. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
I MET MY SOUL, IT WAS WRITTEN IN A LANGUAGE KNOWN TO BE TONED FOR DARKNESS BUT LIGHT IN TRUTH - Goitsemang Mvula
No other work of man in any language even faintly resembles the intricate structure and design of the Bible. The fact remains only an infinite mind could have devised this Book of books. - Winkie Pratney
Music is the soul of language. - Max Heindel
Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationalism, or religion.
You have to watch your language. People will think you have no fucking class - Lani Diane Rich
His older self had taught his younger self a language which the older self knew because the younger self, after being taught, grew up to be the older self and was, therefore, capable of teaching. - Robert A. Heinlein
Beneath the uniformity that unites us in communication there is a chaotic personal diversity of connections, and, for each of us, the connections continue to evolve. No two of us learn our language alike, nor, in a sense, does any finish learning it while he lives. - Willard Van Orman Quine
The English language is simply not logical. It is strong, free, and beautiful. - Edward Nelson Teall
The two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.'' - Dorothy Parker
Art is a language which everyone understands in their own way. - Debasish Mridha
Only one thing remained reachable, close and secure amid all losses: language. Yes, language. In spite of everything, it remained secure against loss. - Paul Celan
The wisdom of the East is immortalized in its vocabularies and must be liberated from European language imperialism once and for all. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
A painting is a universal language which everyone can read, understand, and interpret in his own way through the power of imagination. - Debasish Mridha
The vibrations on the air are the breath of God speaking to man's soul. Music is the language of God. We musicians are as close to God as man can be. We hear his voice, we read his lips, we give birth to the children of God, who sing his praise. That's what musicians are. - Stephen J. Rivele
After the original rapture of conversion had settled in, (Bob) Dylan backed away from his obviously Christian lyrics and returned to his more metaphorical use of language. - Ron Jacobs
There is no other word in the English language more life-changing than Hello - Patrick Stevens @pastna IG
In such a society as ours the only possible chance for change, for mobility, for political, economic, and moral flow lies in the tactics of guerrilla warfare, in the use of fictions, of language. - Kathy Acker
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. - George Orwell
There is only one language, the language of the Heart. There is only one religion, the religion of Love. - Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Perhaps that's why they had been so happy to learn a new tongue in the first place : the self consciousness of it, the effort of it, the grammar of it, pulled you up; a new language provided distance and kept the heart intact. - Kiran Desai
Music is the language of the heart; it makes our soul dance with joy. - Debasish Mridha
When you steal a people's language, you leave their soul bewildered. - John O'Donohue
I believe language is infinitely malleable, a live being in our hands, which deserves our great respect and curiosity - Brian Kiteley
When a language dies, a possible world dies with it. - George Steiner
Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. - Ezra Pound
I went back to look for you.Not understanding the language of hello,I thought I’d speak it just the same. - Rod McKuen
Dare to dream again.For dreaming is the language of your soul,And nothing your soul truly desires could ever be wrong or impossible. - Jacob Nordby
Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body. - Martha Graham
Tears are our first language and our last. - Marty Rubin
Music is a language that speaks to people emotions. - The Unknown
Great Literature is simply language charged to the utmost with meaning - Ezra Pound
First they came for the verbs, and I said nothing because verbing weirds language. Then they arrival for the nouns, and I speech nothing because I no verbs. - Peter Ellis
Language imparts identity, meaning, and perspective to our human condition. Writers are either polluters or part of the cleanup. - Mary Pipher
This is the setting out.The leaving of everything behind.Leaving the social milieu. The preconceptions.The definitions. The language. The narrowed field of vision. The expectations.No longer expecting relationships, memories, words, or letters to mean what they used to mean. To be, in a word: Open. - —Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language. - Samuel Johnson
I'd come to realize that all our troubles spring from our failure to use plain, clear-cut language. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Language forces us to perceive the world as man presents it to us. - Julia Penelope
Religious ceremonial nowadays provides less opportunity for bad language and sexual symbolism. - Aubrey de Sélincourt
Would I had phrases that are not known, utterances that are strange, in new language that has not been used, free from repetition, not an utterance which has grown stale, which men of old have spoken.
...For the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies.
The Almost Forgotten Human Language is ‘Feeling. - Jasz Gill
Language is a game and we're all players. - Marty Rubin
Dance is the hidden language of the soul. - Martha Graham
People do not often respond to a person who is consistently true to his words and deeds, but the mother nature will definitely reply to him in its language. - Anuj Somany
The language of sword is less powerful than the language of word, but most ofthe people understand the language of sword with greater power than thelanguage of word. - Kedar Joshi
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 - Roland Barthes
Thought is a dead end; language is a merry-go-round. - Marty Rubin
Energy is the universal language of Nature; Nature is the universal source of information. - Joey Lawsin
Like flowers to a bee, feelings are the silent language of the heart. - Debasish Mridha
Despite every advancement, language remains the defining nexus of our humanity; it is where our knowledge and hope lie. It is the precondition of human tenderness, mightier than the sword but also infinitely more subtle and ultimately more urgent. - Andrew Solomon
I am a lover of truth, a worshiper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance. - Stephen Fry
Nature alone can speak to our intelligence an imperishable language, never changing, because it remains within the bounds of eternal truth and of what is absolutely noble and beautiful. - George Sand
I don’t know or understand any other language except the language of kindness. - Debasish Mridha
The greatest enemy of clear language is insincerity. - George Orwell
Once God wrote a story that shook the heaven to the very core.Love was the only language used;You and I were the only characters. - Subhan Zein
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things. - Elise Boulding
silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You can just enjoy music without understanding it, muusic is a universal language. - Cl 2ne1
RIBALDRY, n. Censorious language by another concerning oneself. - Ambrose Bierce
ConnubialBecause with alarming accuracy she’d been identifying patterns I was unaware of—this tic, that tendency, like the way I've mastered the language of intimacy in order to conceal how I felt— I knew I was in danger of being terribly understood. - Stephen Dunn
Words tend to bounce off nature as they try to deliver nature's language into the hands of another language foreign to it. - Theodor Adorno
AimlesslyIt pounds the shore. White and aimless signals. NoOne listens to poetry.— from "Thing Language - Jack Spicer
Music is the language of love, nature, and eternity. - Debasish Mridha
Summer afternoon - Summer afternoon... the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
English is the easiest language to speak badly.
Political language -- and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists -- is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
God, I want to give You every minute of this year. I shall try to keep You in mind every moment of my waking hours....I shall try to let You be the speaker and direct every word. I shall try to let You direct my acts. I shall try to learn Your language. - Frank C. Laubach
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 M. Rorty
We are tied down to a language that makes up in obscurity what it lacks in style. - Tom Stoppard
Dance is the language of artistic kinesis. - Pablito Greco
Language is the dress of thoughts. - Samual Jackson
The eyes and the sex understand and know every language without any distinction. - Ehsan Sehgal
He will essentially follow the language of the spectacle, for it is the only one he is familiar with. - Guy Debord
When two lovers discover a language of their own. - Saleem Sharma
Music is a language - and language, at its finest, should be music. - T.L. Rese
Anguish is the universal language - Alice Fulton
We live in a world where unfortunately the distinction between true and false appears to become increasingly blurred by manipulation of facts, by exploitation of uncritical minds, and by the pollution of the language. - Arne Tiselius
You should always be trying to write a poem you are unable to write, a poem you lack the technique, the language, the courage to achieve. Otherwise you're merely imitating yourself, going nowhere, because that's always easiest. - John Berryman
it is nice that nobody writes as they talk and that the printed language is different from the spoken otherwise you could not lose yourself in books and of course you do you completely do. - Gertrude Stein
The heart is a foreign country whose language none of us is good at. - Jack Gilbert
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
The human language is like a cracked kettle on which we beat out a tune for a dancing bear, when we hope with our music to move the stars. - Gustave Flaubert
Kindness is a language more often misunderstood than taken at face value. - Joyce Rachelle
...and to this day the rare traveller who knows the language and customs even of the worst of the tribes is safer amongst them than in the neighbouring Cossack settlements. - John F. Baddeley
The violent subjugation of the Palestinians, Iraqis, and Afghans will only ensure that those who oppose us will increasingly speak to us in the language we speak to them—violence. - Chris Hedges
Develop your prayer language; increase your prayer coverage. - Sunday Adelaja
Music is the only language which can be understood by everyone—even a tree can understand music. - Debasish Mridha
Language allows us to reach out to people, to touch them with our innermost fears, hopes, disappointments, victories. To reach out to people we'll never meet.It's the greatest legacy you could ever leave your children or your loved ones:The history of how you felt. - Simon Van Booy
Questions that pertain to the foundations of mathematics, although treated by many in recent times, still lack a satisfactory solution. Ambiguity of language is philosophy's main source of problems. That is why it is of the utmost importance to examine attentively the very words we use. - Giuseppe Peano
Universe converses with every person's nature in its own language round the clock. The challenge is only to understand it correctly. - Anuj Somany
Music is the language of the universe;everyone understands it without any word. - Debasish Mridha
Neither can embellishments of language be found without arrangement and expression of thoughts, nor can thoughts be made to shine without the light of language. - Cicero
Childhood is the time and children's books are the place for powerful emotions, powerful language, powerful art... There is no room for cutesy books, dull books, or books that talk down. Children are not inferior. They may be small in stature but not in what they feel, think, listen, and see. - Betsy Hearne
To speak a language is to take on a world, a culture. - Frantz Fanon
Music is healing and soothing. It is the universal language of kindness and love. - Debasish Mridha
Weight him, weight, weight him with the sleepiness of themoon.It was only a glass because he looked in it. It was nothing hecould be told.It was a language he spoke, because he must, yet did not know.It was a page he had found in the handbook of heartbreak. - Wallace Stevens
Duty then is the sublimest word in the English language. You should do your duty in all things. You can never do more, you should never wish to do less. - Robert E. Lee
How astonishing it is that language can almost mean, and frightening that it does not quite. - Jack Gilbert
The limits of my language means the limits of my world. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Language is the only homeland. - Czesław Miłosz
She didn't say anything—at least, not with her mouth. Her eyes told me a different story. The only problem was that they each had a thousand tongues talking, each in a language I didn't speak. - J.X. Burros
One can not understand language because language cannot understand itself; does not want to understand - Novalis
The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand. - Lewis Thomas
All words, in every language, are metaphors. - Marshall McLuhan
A language is a dialect with an army and a navy.
A tree is more conscious than we are; she expresses her awareness slowly and silently with beauty. Our consciousness is very limited, but we are blessed with a language to express or superficial consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
To talk about paintings is not only difficult but perhaps pointless too. You can only express in words what words are capable of expressing-- what language can communicate. Painting has nothing to do with that. - Gerhard Richter
Silence is the best language to speak in when you have lots of things to say. - Suman Pokhrel
To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry. - Gaston Bachelard
They say the silence is the language of God, but so is music. This is why we dance, we become loud in our silence. - Aleksandra Ninkovic
The four most expensive word in the English language are 'This time it's different. - John Templeton
I love these words that just can't be translated from language to language. They seem dignified, grounded, battling against the imperialism of reality. - Olivier Magny
Love is the language of the heart. It can feel the movements of every atom and understand every language spoken or unspoken. - Debasish Mridha
To hate a man because he was born in another country, because he speaks a different language, or because he takes a different view of this subject or that, is a great folly. Desist, I implore you, for we are all equally human...Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity.
To understand the language of love and peace, listen to the silence. - Debasish Mridha
The limits of your language are the limits of your world. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Language, she said, was just our way to explain away the wonder and glory of the world. To deconstruct. To dismiss. She said people can't deal with how beautiful the world really is. How it can't be explained and understood. - Chuck Palahniuk
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. - David Ogilvy
I most likely like books which are out of my language... English... for example is a great example - Not my native language, but I enjoy the covers and how the words sound. - Deyth Banger
Your first love is like your first language. No matter how many other languages you speak, you can never be as good as in your first. - Ahmed Alibage
Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it. - Christopher Morley
I wrote too many poems in a language I did not yet know how to speak. - Andrea Gibson
Every language has its own word for the sun, but the sun is always the same. - Marty Rubin
...a book, a real book, language incarnate, becomes a part of one's bodily life. - Wendell Berry
I think we can all agree that the official language of the United States should be Latin. - Michel Templet
Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open. - J. K. Rowling
Silence is the language of nature and beauty where perception and feelings are the only reality. - Debasish Mridha
English is only a weak second language, so that the third language--which at the moment is getting the most play, since French is what I speak, read, and hear almost 24/7--is trying to take over the no. 2 spot. - Apol Lejano-Massebieau
Language is the source of misunderstandings. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Language is the art of experience - N A PARNHAM
Music is the language of soul; it can express the deepest feelings of life which language cannot touch. - Debasish Mridha
The reason for spiritual enlightenment is not to escape life, but to learn how to live it richly, to enjoy it.The Language of Soul - Harold Klemp
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist. - Eric Hoffer
We gave you a perfectly good language and you f***ed up. - Stephen Fry
We are creatures built on a house of cards of language. - Stefan Molyneux
When somebody speaks a language that we don’t know, we often imagine that some important things are being said! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Language is a virus from outer space - William S. Burroughs
Thirst is a language even the grass understands. - Marty Rubin
Not everyone can understand your language like using "BTW", "BRB", "SAA" and many other such type of short words. - Deyth Banger
We're living in a teetering tower of babble. A shaky reality of words. A DNA soup for disaster. The natural world destroyed, we're left with this cluttered world of language. - Chuck Palahniuk
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine
Tears are the silent language of grief. - Voltaire
Who is considered as reputable in God’s language? The one who can do ‘world’s salvation’ just through his eyes! - Dada Bhagwan
To excavate is to open a book written in the language that the centuries have spoken into the earth. - Spyridon Marinatos
In our evolution language has been the greatest single contribution to our understanding and misunderstanding - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Understanding Scripture in a language other than the heart language in which we think and experience emotion is "like trying to eat soup with a fork. You can get a little taste, but you cannot get nourished. - William Cameron Townsend
Language is the key to the heart of people. - Ahmed Deedat
Grammar and ordinary language are bad guides to metaphysics. A great book might be written showing the influence of syntax on philosophy. - Bertrand Russell
Literature is language charged with meaning - Ezra Pound
...These politically correct language initiatives are misguided and harmful. They create highly entitled professional victims who expect to be free from any offense, and they engender a stifling atmosphere where all individuals walk on eggshells lest they might commit a linguistic capital crime. - Gad Saad
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
step by step; the language of orderliness. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Rudeness, abruptness, gory tales of blood and thunder, and coarse language usually show up the greenhorn or counterfeit, and certainly the ill-bred. "The bravest are the tenderest; the gentlest are the daring. - Kenneth W. Estes
War is what happens when language fails. - Margaret Atwood
The feeling itself is the language your Higher Self listens to. - Raphael Zernoff
A language is everything you do. - Margaret Atwood
The English language is a work in progress. Have fun with it. - Jonathan Culver
In other words, the man who is born into existence deals first with language; this is a given. He is even caught in it before his birth. - Jacques Lacan
Happiness is the most tired word in any language. - Erol Ozan
The tear is the language of the soul and the voice of the feeling. - Filippo Pananti
...there are no sweeter words in the English language (or any other) than husband and wife. - Lanier Ivester
Irish and English are so widely separated in their mode of expression that nothing like a literal rendering from one language to the other is possible. - Robin Flower
Learning a language is not interesting than knowing how it works. - Ritesh Shrivastav
Remember that a person's name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie
Trying something new is like daring to speak a foreign language, you bite your tongue at first, memorize and thereafter sing it as if you were pretending to be unacquainted. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The writer's job is to free language from the prison of ideas. - Marty Rubin
Love and translation look alike in their grammar. To love someone implies transforming their words into ours. Making an effort to understand the other person and, inevitably, to misinterpret them. To construct a precarious language together. - Andrés Neuman
We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language. - Oscar Wilde
the voice taunted, and threatened: "you are afraid, unhappy, dissatisfied, what if…."but I knew, this was not His language for motivating my heart,so I waited quietly to hear my Father's native tongue, "I love, I am satisfied, I trust, this is the way..." - and I moved. - Kate Mullane Robertson
Our souls speak a language that is beyond human understanding. A connection so rare the universe won't let us part. - Nikki Rowe
Our sins are sins of language. - Marty Rubin
We sleep in language if language does not come to wake us up with its strangeness. - Robert Kelly
Psychology ideally means giving soul to language and finding language for soul. - James Hillman
Light means knowledge in the Greek language it can also be translated as illumination, knowledge, insight, understanding and wisdom - Sunday Adelaja
Language is a finding-place not a hiding place. - Jeanette Winterson
Language is power, life and the instrument of culture, the instrument of domination and liberation. - Angela Carter
That’s what imperialism is all about, shoving your language, religion, culture, and race down others’ throats and telling them that they’re beneath you and it’s not unique to the West either. - M.B. Dallocchio
MISCREANT, n. A person of the highest degree of unworth. Etymologically, the word means unbeliever, and its present signification may be regarded as theology's noblest contribution to the development of our language. - Ambrose Bierce
Language is like a crack'd 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
that your power of commandwith simple language wasone of the magnificent things ofour century.(from the poem: result) - Charles Bukowski
When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder that such trivial people should muse and thunder in such lovely language. - D.H. Lawrence
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
Every rose is longing for joy and love; every rose know the language of the heart. - Debasish Mridha
High thoughts must have high language. - Aristophanes
Kindness is the language of eternal consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
Given Loughner's obsession with meaninglessness and language, maybe Foucault & Derrida deserve some fault here, too. - Walter Kirn
Love and attraction is the magmatic language of the heart. - Debasish Mridha
Taking your language into my soul, feeling it separate from sentences to words burning with flight, ‘til all I have left are meaningless letters pushing fire through my veins. Words can draw blood if you’re very, very careful. - Broken Places - Rachel Thompson
Poetry is the struggle against the simplification, codification, and mummification of language, it serves as a constant redirect - moving us to the experience to which the words point. - Billy Marshall Stoneking
Whether the vessel is a legal document or a rap song, language is often chosen ot exclude. To use a scholarly phrase, "discourse communities" are often gated,so it's the good writer's job to offer readers a set of keys. - Roy Peter Clark
Tears are the noble language of eyes, and when true love of words is destitute. The eye by tears speak, while the tongue is mute. - Robert Herrick
"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? - George Carlin
Day starting with a smile leads you to that place where even imagination is quite hard. Smile and make your day bright since the beauty of smile is priceless and its a language that all the people around world can understand. - Sakin Maharjan
When you are able to understand the language of silence, you will be able to see the beauty of the invisible. - Debasish Mridha
I’ve long believed that the gods give us the music we’re supposed to hear at the times we’re supposed to hear it, because all music, even lyrical and regardless of language performed in, is in and of itself an inherently magical language that can, at proper times, speak to the soul. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
Experience becomes possible because of language. - Noam Chomsky
One of the most difficult tasks confronting philosophers is to descend from the world of thought to the actual world. Language is the immediate actuality of thought. Just as philosophers have given thought an independent existence, so they were bound to make language into an independent realm.
The English language was carefully, carefully cobbled together by three blind dudes and a German dictionary. - Dave Kellett
Summer afternoon-summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand. - Aphra Behn
"Reality" is the only word in the English language that should always be used in quotes. - Unknown
In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their language. - Mark Twain
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats
Words are the leaves of the tree of language, of which, if some fall away, a new succession takes their place.
DICTIONARY, n. A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic. This dictionary, however, is a most useful work. - Ambrose Bierce
Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James
Language exists less to record the actual than to liberate the imagination. - Anthony Burgess
Word-banning seems to be a trend of late. It's become fashionable to try to ban words we're uncomfortable with, which you really can't do in the first place. You can no more ban a word than you can ban the air. In fact, language is a lot like air ban it all you want, it's still there. - Andrew Heller
I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand. - Sir Edward Appleton
Typography is what communication looks like.There is beauty in the language and beauty in the way it is presented. - James Felici
Love is the only language that everyone understands without any word or interpretation. - Debasish Mridha
Language is the light of the mind. - John Stuart Mill
Sink every impulse like a bolt. Secure The bastion of sensation. Do not waver Into language. Do not waver in it. - Seamus Heaney
Writers are not just writers, they are creators of worlds, sculptors of the mind, they are architects of language. - Jamie L. Harding
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink. - George Orwell
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
I am a storyteller, for better and for worse. I suspect that a feeling for stories, for narrative, is a universal human disposition, going with our powers of language, consciousness of self, and autobiographical memory. - Oliver Sacks
My love translated sounds like a dead language. - Salma Deera
Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice. Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say having double meaning.
We are a spectacular, splendid manifestation of life. We have language. . . . We have affection We have genes for usefulness, and usefulness is about as close to a "common goal" of nature as I can guess at. And finally, and perhaps best of all, we have music. - Lewis Thomas
Language is like a crack'd kettle on which we beat out tunes to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity. - Gustave Flaubert
The truth is, we don't have an easy language for emotional life. That's why we have writers. - Susie Orbach
No, she wasn't losing language. She was choking on it. - Gregory Maguire
The language of marriage is often a language of ownership, not a language of partnership. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The language of intrinsic human rights represented a significant advance beyond the previous language of world religions in terms of its universal applicability and its thiswordliness. - Immanuel Wallerstein
Language is the mother, not the handmaiden, of thought; words will tell you things you never thought or felt before. - W.H. Auden
There is no man on this earth that has the right to tell you how beautiful you are, for no words we use has enough power to tell that truth. Your beauty can only be describe by the heavens above in a language none of us know. - Vincent Edwards
When you are open to living and trust the process of life and ready to face all your fears, and not afraid to go astray with life, life definitely comes and talk to you, in its own language. - Roshan Sharma
Fie, fie upon her! There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip, Nay, her foot speaks; her wanton spirits look out at every joint and motive of her body. - William Shakespeare
The language of the universe comes not from the voice but from the primordial silence. You can understand it by enhancing your feelings. - Debasish Mridha
A good story or a book is all about it's power to hold it's readers still till the very last word of it's climax - complexity in language, dialogues, descriptions, everything else is secondary! - Mehek Bassi
Patriotism, currently, is nothing but the deadly evolution of narrow minded politics which has distorted language. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Horses don't speak, but they communicate through body language. If you look very closely, you'll find out your horse has been trying to talk to you every day. - Sheikha Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum
The merging of characteristics between different species creates a very powerful language, one that I love to explore through my art, enabling me to tap into the unconscious. - Virginia Lee
An entire mythology is stored within our language. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Visionary Fiction speaks the language of the soul. It offers a vision of humanity as we dream it could be. - Jodine Turner
In such troubled times, we must remember the value writers have—the value of inventing new language to keep pace with the rapidly transforming world around us. - Jonathan Stalling
When you learn the language of divine love, everything become divine, miraculous and lovely. - Debasish Mridha
I was raised to believe that God speaks in the language of sacrifice," he told me, "You are expected to sacrifice because it is the measure of the depth of your belief... - Neil Abramson
If you want to understand language, spend less time in the library with Plato and more time on the buses with people. - Plato.
Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality. - Karl Lagerfeld
Adopting the language of a pretense only serves to ease participation in it. - Bartok, Last Knights
Energy is the universal language of Nature - Joey Lawsin
Language is the dress of thought. - Samuel Johnson
A smile is a language of love which everyone can understand. - Debasish Mridha
when a language dies, a way of understanding the world dies with it, a way of looking at the world. - George Steiner
Music is the sweetest language for hearts, kindest prayer for souls, peaceful breeze for minds, and a magical sail for imaginations. - Debasish Mridha
We are bees then; our honey is language. - Robert Bly
Language is to the mind more than light is to the eye. - William Gibson
All this twaddle, the existence of God, atheism, determinism, liberation, societies, death, etc., are pieces of a chess game called language, and they are amusing only if one does not preoccupy oneself with 'winning or losing this game of chess. - Marcel Duchamp
For we have been socialized to respect fear more than our own needs for language and definition, and while we wait in silence for that final luxury of fearlessness, the weight of that silence will choke us. - Audre Lorde
Poetry is the way that we transcend language through language. And thus our freedom lies in the poetry of all things - Ilyas Kassam
When the heart is down and the soul is heavy, the eyes can only speak the language of tears - Ikechukwu Izuakor
The language of love is not words but feelings. - Debasish Mridha
The ‘doctrines’ we get out of the true myth are of course less true: they are translations into our concepts and ideas of that which God has already expressed in a language more adequate, namely the actual incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection. - C.S. Lewis
Just because everybody uses language, that doesn't mean that they can write even tolerable prose. - Stephen Jones
Language is the apparel in which your thoughts parade before the public. - George Crane
Throughout the ages, the wisdom has been taught. Now the language has changed, and truth is given in the language of science. - Compton Gage
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
Music is the language of the universe. Music was there even before the concept of life. Music is one of the most powerful catalysts of evolution. - Debasish Mridha
People in general would rather die than forgive. It's that hard. If God said in plain language. "I'm giving you a choice, forgive or die," a lot of people would go ahead and order their coffin. - Sue Monk Kidd
We are armed with language adequate to describe each leaf of the filed, but not to describe human character. - Henry David Thoreau
Lyrics belongs to us ina specific language, but music is universal. - Abrar Ahmed chowdhury
this is my first language. {on Writing} - Dawn Garcia
ABOUT: KAHLIL GIBRAN "His power came from some great reservoir of spiritual life else it could not have been so universal and so potent, but the majesty and beauty of the language with which he clothed it were all his own." -- - Claude Bragdon
England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw
The most important tool you have on a resume is language. - Jay Samit
Our hearts speak the same language but more importantly our souls share the same voice. - Nikki Rowe
Who cares what colour your hair or what shape your shape is? Who cares what religion your religion or what language your language is? What is the colour of your heart? That is all that matters! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Music is the language of the soul and the expression of deep inner feelings. - Debasish Mridha
We thought speaking in English meant you were more intelligent. We were wrong of course. It does not matter what language you choose, the important thing is the words you use to express yourself. - Malala Yousafzai
Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. - Robert G. Ingersoll
LANGUAGE, n. The music with which we charm the serpents guarding another's treasure. - Ambrose Bierce
Poetry is the language of a state of crisis. - Stéphane Mallarmé
An individual who delights at all in the beauty of language does well to avoid becoming an attorney or a legislator. - Ron Brackin
Then, as now, I believe that the English use language to hide what they mean. - Zia Haider Rahman
Simplicity is the language of leadership. - Farshad Asl
Do Not Disturb signs should be written in the language of the hotel maids.
People who cannot distinguish between good and bad language, or who regard the distinction as unimportant, are unlikely to think carefully about anything else. - B.R. Myers
Body language speaks much more succinctly and honestly than mere spoken words. - Dixie Waters
Your first love is like your first language. No matter how many other languages you learn to speak, you can never be as good as in your first. - Ahmed Alibage
Language is the alchemy of transforming a thought into a word, and the word into a new reality. - Jennifer Sodini
True love has her own language. - Debasish Mridha
Love and attraction is the magnetic language of the heart. - Debasish Mridha
We have to cease to think, if we refuse to do it in the prison house of language; for we cannot reach further than the doubt which asks whether the limit we see is really a limit. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The language looks rather different when you look at a lot of it at once. - John Sinclair
Don’t pass my voice, what I said about! If you want to-pack the expression, the context and even the body language with it. Misunderstandings are like by-product of mishandling the whole transportation of what was said. - Praveen Chenna
In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride—it is always considered a sin. Therefore, no matter how the world uses the term, we must understand how God uses the term so we can understand the language of holy writ and profit thereby. - Ezra Taft Benson
Everything is art and it's part of the painting. (To talk with somebody it's art, to understand a language is art, to understand a book is art, to understand somebody is art...) - Deyth Banger
Language is something you inherit, it's never just you doing the talking, which helps when you're pretending. - Cees Nooteboom
I am firmly of the opinion that people who can’t speak have nothing to say. It’s one more thing we do to the poor, the deprived: cut out their tongues allow them a language as lousy as their life - William H. Gass
Language is by its very nature a communal thing; that is, it expresses never the exact thing, but a compromise- that which is common to you, me, and everybody. - Thomas Hulme
Feelings are the language of the heart. Everything else is static noise. - Debasish Mridha
Going beyond thoughts is merely to reduce the multiplicity of your thought.Thoughts lead to words, words to language, language to action. Action to realization, and back again to thoughts.For the mind is made up of words, language and logic, until it dissolves into consciousness. - Gian Kumar
Love is the secret language of the heart which everyone can understand. - Debasish Mridha
Nobody believes me when I say that my long book is an attempt to create a world in which a form of language agreeable to my personal aesthetic might seem real. But it is true. - J.R.R. Tolkien
To have another language is to possess a second soul. - Charlemagne
No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut. - Sam Rayburn
Because everyone uses language to talk, everyone thinks they can talk about language. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Music begins where the possibilities of language end - Jean Sibelius
We think in one language and feel in another. - Marty Rubin
Everyone can understand music which is the universal language of love and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Music is the primordial language of life. That is why we love it so much. Actually every animal can hear and understand music better than we do. - Debasish Mridha
Music is the language of the soul, the voice of the heart, and a message from the eternity. - Debasish Mridha
England and America are two countries separated by the same language. - George Bernard Shaw
Poetry is the language of the soul;Poetic Prose, the language of my heart.Each line must flow as in a song,and strike a chord that rings forever.To me, words are music! - Lori R. Lopez
I always said I'm just an instrument; I'm transparent, like a medium, the language passes through me. Which is a bit like saying I'm a recording device, I start and I go. I had a real connection to ongoing, language production in real time. - Constance Dejong
If you'd combat bigotry, use honest language and call things out for what they really are. - DaShanne Stokes
In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain. - Jim Al-Khalili
We have our own language. Christianese... We don't say 'He's out of his mind,' no, we say 'That's our youth pastor. - Tim Hawkins
The denial of language is a suicidal one and we pay for it with our own lives. - Joyce Carol Oates
The German language is so sonorous, isn't it? Beautiful language...the language of poetry. Angry, angry poetry. - John Oliver
Language is rich, and malleable. It is a living, vibrant material, and every part of a poem works in conjunction with every other part - the content, the place, the diction, the rhythm, the tone-as well as the very sliding, floating, thumping, rapping sounds of it. - Mary Oliver
As our larynxes descended, we were able to make sounds with our mouths in new and far more expressive ways. Verbal language soon overtook physical gesturing as the primary means of communication for all human beings except Italians. (Earth (The Book), p. 36) - Jon Stewart
You have not lived until you have fled a city in a country where you do not speak the language in the middle of the night. - Ken Poirot
Music is the last true voice of the human spirit. It can go beyond language, beyond age, and beyond color straight to the mind and heart of all people.
I write because I love to play with language. - WH Auden
We need a president who's fluent in at least one language. - Buck Henry
Use language what you will, you can never say anything but what you are. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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. - José Saramago
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain
Are you able to proclaim that you have been through some things and you survived it? You are a survivor. And if you are a survivor you are not a victim. You have to change the language that you give to yourself and then you have to change the conversation that you give to others. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
A filthy mouth will not utter decent language. - Chinese Proverb
It's the best way of telling the truth; it's a process of producing grand, beautiful, well-ordered lies that tell more truth than any assemblage of facts. Beyond that [it's] delight in, and play with, language; also, a curiously intimate way of communicating with people whom you will never meet. - Julian Barnes
All human behaviour, language, thoughts, feelings, actions, and consciousness emerge from this massively interconnected network of neurons. Each neuron is pretty dumb; it either fires in a certain situation or it doesn’t, but out of this mass dumbness comes great cleverness. - Trevor Harley
Love is the language of life and all others are transient epi-phenomena. Like a fish, we are swimming in the ocean of love. We are so busy seeking love that we don’t realize we are swimming in love. - Debasish Mridha
Love is the universal language of heart.Feeling are the universal language of love.Smile is the universal language of charm.Attraction is the universal language of life. - Debasish Mridha
Facing a language you don't know is like returning to your infancy when your mother tongue used to be a foreign language to you - Munia Khan
I dislike Tolkien, another Oxonian Old Norse obsessive, with his war games and made-up language in a world without women. - Sarah Moss
In human relations a little language goes farther than a little of almost anything else. Whereas one language now often makes a wall, two can make a gate.
I would like The Discovery of Poetry to be a field guide to the natural pleasures of language - a happiness we were born to have. - Frances Mayes
To start speaking my language start reading what I read... start reading what I have written. Listen to what I have listened. - Deyth Banger
Imagination is thinking beyond language. - Raheel Farooq
I mean, language fascinates me anyway, and different words have different energies and you can change the whole drive of a sentence. - Alan Rickman
Language is fossil poetry. As the limestone of the continent consists of infinite masses of the shells of animalcules, so language is made up of images, or tropes, which now, in their secondary use, have long ceased to remind us of their poetic origin. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
No language about God will ever be fully adequate to the burning mystery which it signifies. - Elizabeth Johnston
I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain. - Lily Tomlin
Consciousness may be seen as the haughty and restless second cousin of morphology. Memory is its mistress, perception its somewhat abused wife, logic its housekeeper, and language its poorly paid secretary - Gerald Edelman
Life can be a misunderstanding, if we are ignorant of the right language or don’t try to learn it. « If lions could speak, we would not understand them. » says Ludwig Wittgenstein. If we make an effort, however, we could manage to understand. ( Life was a misunderstanding » ) - Erik Pevernagie
Chose la plus simple: apprendre une langue mais elle n'est d'aucune utilité si le sens n'y est pas. Easiest thing: to learn a language but it is useless without a sense. أسهل شيء : تعلم اللغة...لكن ما في نافع بدون معنى - Anonymous
If you had the seeds of pestilence in your body you would not have a more active contagion that you have in your tempers, tastes, and principles. Simply to be in this world, whatever you are, is to exert an influence, compared with which mere language and persuasion are feeble.
Today, the language of the market penetrates every pore and forces every interpersonal relation into the schema of individual preference. - Jürgen Habermas
Kindness is the universal language of pure love, so let us express ourselves with kindness. - Debasish Mridha
If language had been the creation, not of poetry, but of logic, we should only have one. - Friedrich Hebbel
Our eyes see only that which language can explain, but our hearts see that which is invisible and unexplainable. - Debasish Mridha
The importance of an artist is to be measured by the quantity of new signs which he has introduced to the language of art. - Henri Matisse
Half of the time I don't know what they're talking about; their jokes seem to relate to a past that everyone but me has shared. I'm a foreigner in the world and I don't understand the language. - Jean Webster
The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.' - Ronald Reagan
To abandon language is to stop/creating a place other than your own life/in which to live. It is to enter/the terrible certainty of the flesh. Even god/is only possible through language. - Jude Nutter
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries. - Jimmy Carter
Its language is a language which the soul alone understands, but which the soul can never translate. - Arnold Bennett
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
In terms of language, there were no separate words for female genitalia for thousands of years. That was mostly because women were considered pretty much the same as men, only of course flimsier, more poorly designed, and incapable of writing in the snow. - Elissa Stein and Susan Kim
Fear not because your prayer is stammering, your words feeble, and your language poor. Jesus can understand you. - J.C. Ryle
Sick I am of idle words, past all reconciling, Words that weary and perplex and pander and conceal, Wake the sounds that cannot lie, for all their sweet beguiling; The language one need fathom not, but only hear and feel. - George Du Maurier
They say that maths is a language. So how do I order a pizza with extra cheese in maths? - Greg Curtis
She walks to a tableShe walk to table She is walking to a tableShe walk to table now What difference does it makeWhat difference it make In Nature, no completenessNo sentence really complete thought Language, like woman,Look best when free, undressed. - Wang Ping
Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides. - Rita Mae Brown
(1) Use mathematics as shorthand language, rather than as an engine of inquiry. (2) Keep to them till you have done. (3) Translate into English. (4) Then illustrate by examples that are important in real life (5) Burn the mathematics. (6) If you can’t succeed in 4, burn 3. This I do often. - Alfred Marshall
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
Mastery of language affords one remarkable opportunities. - Alexandre Dumas
As soon as we start putting our thoughts into words and sentences everything gets distorted, language is just no damn good—I use it because I have to, but I don’t put any trust in it. We never understand each other. - Marcel Duchamp
The language of understanding is not the words, but the silence. The language of love is not the promise, but the feelings. - Debasish Mridha
For one must label a thought with language for one can understand the meaning of the thinking mind. - Nynke Visser
It says a lot about Sandberg’s brand of feminism that this campaign focuses on policing language rather than bringing attention to important issues that have real impact on women and girls - Jessica Roy
We unfortunately identify people by their religion, but my question is that, how can you say that we got different religious when we all smile in a same language..! - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
your depth in language cannot be considered that you are talented. only your attitude ! mind it .. - DINESH DEVIREDDY
Courage, the original definition of courage, when it first came into the English language it’s from the Latin word cor, meaning heart and the original definition was to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart. - Brené Brown
By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances of his environment to the sphere of the intelligence where they will have new currency. - William Carlos Williams
I once saw a small child go to an electric light switch as say, "Mamma, can I open the light?" She was using the age-old language of exploration, the language of art. It was a sort of metaphor, but she was not using it as ornamentation. - Ezra Pound
Math is the language of the head, music is the language of the heart. Of the two, it is music that speaks the most truth. - R.A.Delmonico
Poetry is the art of using language to transcend language. - Laurence Overmire
You came so that you could learn about your dreams," said the old woman. "And dreams are the language of God. When he speaks in our language, I can interpret what he has said. But if he speaks in the language of the soul, it is only you who can understand. - Paulo Coelho
With practice, INTJs become skilled at nodding and making responsive noises at appropriate times,while internally wondering whether dolphins have language or thinking about how Star Wars breaksthe laws of physics. - Anna Moss
Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley
Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand. - Stevie Wonder
To speak only one language is to do yourself a great injustice. - Michel Templet
Consciousness is nothing but a neuro-chemical and a mechanical action of the body. Consciousness is important, but the expression of thoughts with language makes us human. Everything is conscious, but levels of consciousness are different. - Debasish Mridha
We’re afraid the others will think we’re agringadas because we don’t speak Chicano Spanish. We oppress each other trying to out-Chicano each other, vying to be real Chicanas, to speak like Chicanos. There is no one Chicano language just as there is no one Chicano experience. - Gloria E. Anzaldúa
No special academic expertise is required for insight into the Orwellian use of language, only clear thinking and common sense. - Peter Slezak
The misuse of language induces evil in the soul - Socrates
I have not tried to write the history of that language, but rather the archaeology of that silence. - Michel Foucault
Music is the language of the heart. It can only sing songs of love. - Debasish Mridha
For Milady was well aware that her most seductive power was in her voice, which could run skilfully through the whole scale of tones, from mortal speech, upwards to the language of heaven. - Alexandre Dumas
Photograph speaks every language; wisdom speaks every language; goodness speaks every language; love speaks every language! Always try to do the things that speak every language so that all will understand you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We can lie in the language of dress or try ot tell the truth; but unless we are naked and bald, it is impossible to be silent.
For in spite of language, in spite of intelligence and intuition and sympathy, one can never really communicate anything to anybody. - Aldous Huxley
You can't see other's point of view when you have only one language. - Frank Smith
Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Unknown
Perhaps of all the creations of man, language is the most astonishing.
Love is the essence of life,Love is the universal language of all creation,Love is the eternal desire,Love is the life's flower with fragrance to share,So feel the longing for love and being beloved. - Debasish Mridha
Sit down, have a nice cup of coffee read a book in another language - the fountain of youth! - Stephen D. Krashen
When someone offers you lines like that, he must be Mephistopheles and you must be Faust. You know you shouldn't succumb to such language, but you succumb. - William Logan
A mind enclosed in language is in prison. - Simone Weil
In the ancient Indian Pali language, the words for mind and heart are the same. And the Chinese character for mindfulness is a combination of two characters. One part means now and the other means mind or heart. So, when you hear the word mindfulness you can also consider it to mean heartfulness. - Shamash Alidina
It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear. - Douglas Adams
I won't lie!Probably from books you have saw that I'm not good at English, probably because I don't live in such country which this language is important or let's say to be native. But as for now I can't do a lot of for that! - Deyth Banger
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Language is the amber in which a thousand precious and subtle thoughts have been safely embedded and preserved. - Richard Chenevix Trench
I think that modern physics has definitely decided in favor of . In fact the smallest units of matter are not physical objects in the ordinary sense; they are forms, ideas which can be expressed unambiguously only in mathematical language. Werner Heisenberg - Plato
Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of song was given to man that he should proclaim the Word of God through Music. - Martin Luther
We often use strong language not to express a powerful emotion but to evoke it in us. - Eric Hoffer
"Only a novel"... in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language. - Jane Austen
To fly/steal is woman’s gesture, to steal into language to make it fly. - Hélène Cixous
The language of a smile is charming, mesmerizing, meaningful, and often mysterious, but everyone understands a smile better than words. - Debasish Mridha
There is a rhythm to our language. they echo the rhythm of our life. - ninotaziz
I was certain about this: In the best new language, there would be no words for me or you. Those words have caused all the trouble started by the old languages. In any new language, there should only be we. - Andrew Smith
I have a disease; I see language. - Roland Barthes
PANTOMIME, n. A play in which the story is told without violence to the language. The least disagreeable form of dramatic action. - Ambrose Bierce
The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary. - Italo Calvino
It's not about the language, it's about the message - Goitsemang Sandra Mvula
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.
Latin is already a dead language, man... don't make it any deader. - Jerry Scott
I think music is what language once aspired to be. Music allows us to face God on our own terms because it reaches beyond life. - Simon Van Booy
Only through action, through living, can we escape from the prison of thought and language. - Marty Rubin
Nature already uses the language of mathematics, so why not work with the environment instead of against it. We need to start mimicking the mathematical logic that occurs in the landscape, identify existing systems, and out of those concepts create new ones. - Yafreisy Carrero
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. - Martin Buber
The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it. - George Bernard Shaw
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