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It is much easier to learn another language when you are young, enthusiastic and unembarrassed.
I met my grandfather just before he died, and it was the first time that I had seen Dad with a relative of his. It was interesting to see my own father as a son and the body language and alteration in attitude that comes with that, and it sort of changed our relationship for the better.
French is a foreign language, but I've been speaking it since I was 18 so it's second nature to me.
Kristin Scott Thomas
Every different director has another language - for instance, Hitchcock does not like any bright color ever, unless the story says 'there goes the girl in a red dress.'
I did three DVD's for 'Baby Einstein,' teaching babies how to sign. It really helps a parent communicate because babies can't talk. But it has been proven that they can communicate using their hands to communicate. So sign language is a great tool in that way.
The language of clothing is high symbolism and we all, in moments where we need to know this, realize it.
While I admire the insights of many of the people in the world of computing, I get this cold feeling that I speak a different language.
The theatre is like a Catholic Mass of language.
I have an impeccable memory, and I can learn dialogues in any language in 20 minutes, including Telugu and Malayalam.
One can say of language that it is potentially the only human home, the only dwelling place that cannot be hostile to man.
My mission at Google is to develop natural language understanding with a team and in collaboration with other researchers at Google.
I taught principally German language and literature at Eton. But any master with private pupils must be prepared to teach anything they ask for. That can be as diverse as the early paintings of Salvador Dali or how bumblebees manage to fly.
John le Carre
Do you know why language manifests itself the way it does in my work? It's because I understand short attention spans.
Language as a communication tool is the primary element from which literature is created. Even in pre-literate societies, it exists as songs, riddles, or epics that are chanted.
F. Sionil Jose
The Semantic Web isn't inherently complex. The Semantic Web language, at its heart, is very, very simple. It's just about the relationships between things.
I come from a place where everything about me, even my body language, is saying: I mean you no harm. I smile, I laugh. Basic stuff for most people.
I think the language of sacrifice is particularly important for societies like the United States in which war remains our most determinative common experience, because states like the United States depend on the story of our wars for our ability to narrate our history as a unified story.
Poetry is a special use of language that opens onto the real. The business of the poet is truth telling, which is why in the Celtic tradition no one could be a teacher unless he or she was a poet.
Americans think cinema is about storytelling; I don't believe that. I think it's a language and everyone has to find their own way of speaking. It's not so much what you say as the way you say it.
When a human being becomes a set of data on a website like Facebook, he or she is reduced. Everything shrinks. Individual character. Friendships. Language. Sensibility.
I love to create interesting textures with language. You can do it as long as it seems like a discovery.
I think it's important if you're American to have a second language, and Spanish is the language to have.
I try to show what it is about language and music that enthralls, because I think those are the two elements of poetry.
Words are our life. We are human because we use language. So I think we are less human when we use less language.
Danish is a different language, even though Danish people understand Swedes, and very few Swedes understand Danish.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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