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The most beautiful words in the English language are 'not guilty'.
Language for me narrates the pictures in my mind. When I work on designing livestock equipment I can test run that equipment in my head like 3-D virtual reality. In fact, when I was in college I used to think that everybody was able to do that.
What makes us human, I think, is an ability to ask questions, a consequence of our sophisticated spoken language.
To me, music is entertainment - what else can it be? In fact, it's the only language I know of that's universal.
The language you are about to hear... is disturbing.
A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one.
The most important thing in the programming language is the name. A language will not succeed without a good name. I have recently invented a very good name and now I am looking for a suitable language.
Realistically, English is a universal language; it's the number one language for music and for communicating with the rest of the world.
As soon as there is language, generality has entered the scene.
And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation.
I see tendencies, I see body language.
It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts to reality essentially without the use of language and that language is merely an incidental means of solving specific problems of communication or reflection.
People are often shy to acknowledge that they are Bengalis. They somehow take pride in saying that they cannot speak or read the language.
Welsh is my mother tongue, and my children speak it. If you come and live in this community you'll work out pretty quickly that it's beneficial to learn the language, because if you're going to the pub or a cafe you need to be a part of the local life.
In France we have a saying, 'Joie de vivre,' which actually doesn't exist in the English language. It means looking at your life as something that is to be taken with great pleasure and enjoy it.
Everything that we inherit, the rain, the skies, the speech, and anybody who works in the English language in Ireland knows that there's the dead ghost of Gaelic in the language we use and listen to and that those things will reflect our Irish identity.
From journalism I learned to write under pressure, to work with deadlines, to have limited space and time, to conduct and interview, to find information, to research, and above all, to use language as efficiently as possible and to remember always that there is a reader out there.
Every language is a world. Without translation, we would inhabit parishes bordering on silence.
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.
Football fans share a universal language that cuts across many cultures and many personality types. A serious football fan is never alone. We are legion, and football is often the only thing we have in common.
Hunter S. Thompson
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
The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place.
Texting has added a new dimension to language use, but its long-term impact is negligible. It is not a disaster.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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