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Your grammar is a reflection of your image. Good or bad, you have made an impression. And like all impressions, you are in total control.
Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power.
Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language.
Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.
E. B. White
It is really important that focusing on things such as spelling, punctuation, grammar and handwriting doesn't inhibit the creative flow. When I was at school there was a huge focus on copying and testing and it put me off words and stories for years.
In grammar school some of the girls had problems with me. My face was too light. My hair was too long. It was the black-consciousness period, and I felt really bad.
Ladies, if you want to know the way to my heart... good spelling and good grammar, good punctuation, capitalize only where you are supposed to capitalize, it's done.
Boys, young men, men of all ages are being captivated by the new visual grammar which pushes men to pout and posture.
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, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular.
Statistics is the grammar of science.
When a thought takes one's breath away, a grammar lesson seems an impertinence.
Thomas W. Higginson
Be able to correctly pronounce the words you would like to speak and have excellent spoken grammar.
Marilyn vos Savant
We have a Conservative leader that believes in green taxes, that won't bring back grammar schools, that believes in continuing with total open-door migration from eastern Europe and refuses to give us a referendum on the EU.
A philosopher once said, 'Half of good philosophy is good grammar.'
A. P. Martinich
It's really difficult for me. Language, I am sorry that I haven't. I think I just always expected that you learn a word in place of a word and when I discovered how difficult the grammar was and learning that was very discouraging for me.
The thing that's depressing is teaching graduate students today and discovering that they don't know simple elemental facts of grammar. They really do not know how to scan a line; they've never been taught to scan a line. Many of them don't know the difference between 'lie' and 'lay,' let alone 'its' and 'it's.' And they're in graduate school!
In my grammar school years back in the 1920s I used my ten-cents-a-week allowance for Saturday matinees of Douglas Fairbanks movies. All that swashbuckling and leaping about in the midst of the sails of ships!
Anarchy is as detestable in grammar as it is in society.
I really like grammar. And spelling. I was a spelling-bee kid. I'm hard-core about grammar.
I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.
I don't know if I officially proofread my father's book, but I read it. I did get some conception of grammar in general from that.
Nearly all monster stories depend for their success on Jack killing the Giant, Beowulf or St. George slaying the Dragon, Harry Potter triumphing over the basilisk. That is their inner grammar, and the whole shape of the story leads towards it.
A. N. Wilson
This African American Vernacular English shares most of its grammar and vocabulary with other dialects of English. But it is distinct in many ways, and it is more different from standard English than any other dialect spoken in continental North America.
I love Soul, R+B, Electronic, and good pop. Really, the only thing I don't listen to is country and heavy metal. I love Marvin Gaye, John Legend, Al Green, Fat Freddys Drop, Sade, Grace Jones, Bazoo Bijou, Prince, John Lennon, London Grammar, Daft Punk, Dr John, Dusty Springfield, Peggy Lee, Gotye, and on it goes.
I remember in grammar school the teacher asked if anyone had any hobbies. I was the only one with any hobbies and I had every hobby there was... name anything, no matter how esoteric. I could have given everyone a hobby and still had 40 or 50 to take home.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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