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A mind enclosed in language is in prison.
Language
Simone Weil

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A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
Language
Gaston Bachelard

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All true language is incomprehensible, like the chatter of a beggar's teeth.
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Antonin Artaud

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As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.
Language
George F. Will

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Drawing on my fine command of the language, I said nothing.
Language
Robert Benchley

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Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
Language
Clarence Darrow

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I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
Language
Samuel Johnson

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I do not mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is an language I do not understand.
Language
Sir Edward Appleton

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I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse.
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Charles V

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I wonder what language truck drivers are using, now that everyone is using theirs?
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Sydney Pfizer

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If the announcer can produce the impression that he is a gentlemen, he may pronounce as he pleases.
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George Bernard Shaw

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If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin they would never have found time to conquer the world.
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Heinrich Heine

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If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.
Language
Ludwig Wittgenstein

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It was Greek to me.
Language
William Shakespeare

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Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.
Language
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.
Language
Claude Levi-Strauss

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Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it.
Language
Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Language is a virus from outer space.
Language
William S. Burroughs

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Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking.
Language
Sir Humphrey Davy

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Language is only the instrument of science, and words are but the signs of ideas.
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Samuel Johnson

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Language is the archives of history.
Language
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
Language
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Language is the dress of thought.
Language
Samuel Johnson

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Language is the inventory of human experience.
Language
L. W. Lockhart

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Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden.
Language
Karl Kraus

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