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When everyone at school is speaking one language, and a lot of your classmates' parents also speak it, and you go home and see that your community is different -there is a sense of shame attached to that. It really takes growing up to treasure the specialness of being different.
The limits of my language means the limits of my world.
If the word 'No' was removed from the English language, Ian Paisley would be speechless.
Painting is by nature a luminous language.
The world's most famous and popular language is music.
English language is the most universal language in history, way more than the Latin of Julius Caesar. It's the most punderful language because its vocabulary has a certain critical mass that makes a lingo good for punning.
Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Fashion is a language. Some know it, some learn it, some never will - like an instinct.
I can't relate to lazy people. We don't speak the same language. I don't understand you. I don't want to understand you.
'I am' is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that 'I do' is the longest sentence?
What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts go so fast. Fashion is instant language.
Without a knowledge of mythology much of the elegant literature of our own language cannot be understood and appreciated.
I think one of the best words in the English language is 'compassion.' I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care... and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
The English language has a deceptive air of simplicity; so have some little frocks; but they are both not the kind of thing you can run up in half an hour with a machine.
Dorothy L. Sayers
What I take from writers I like is their economy - the ability to use language to very effective ends. The ability to have somebody read something and see it, or for somebody to paint an entire landscape of visual imagery with just sheets of words - that's magical.
Language is wine upon the lips.
The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
There were times, especially when I was traveling for 'Eat, Pray, Love,' when, I swear to God, I would feel this weight of my female ancestors, all those Swedish farmwives from beyond the grave who were like, 'Go! Go to Naples! Eat more pizza! Go to India, ride an elephant! Do it! Swim in the Indian Ocean. Read those books. Learn a language.'
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
W. H. Auden
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.
Every culture has contributed to maths just as it has contributed to literature. It's a universal language; numbers belong to everyone.
Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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