The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it.
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.
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.
???... I would think how words go straight up in a thin line, quick and harmless, and how terribly doing goes along the earth, clinging to it, so that after a while the two lines are too far apart for the same person to straddle from one to the other; and t
Style, is like a frog: you can dissect the thing, but it somehow dies in the process.
Language becomes a prison house only poets can escape...if we do not reject any strict distinctions between ordinary usage and figures of speech.
I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand.
We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.
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.
Perl The only language that looks the same before and after RSA encryption.
A man who does not know foreign language is ignorant of his own.
We need a president who's fluent in at least one language.
Life is a foreign language all men mispronounce it.
Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.
It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear.
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
No man fully capable of his own language ever masters another.
Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different.
Whoever has the greatest command of the language, holds the power.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.
The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.