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The language of truth is unadorned and always simple.
Language
Marcellinus Ammianus

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

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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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No language is rude that can boast polite writers.
Language
Aubrey Beardsley

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Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
Money
Aphra Behn

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

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Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.
Kindness
Christian Nevell Bovee

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

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To have another language is to possess a second soul.
Language
Charlemagne

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The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos.
Genius
Lydia M. Child

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Though language forms the preacher, 'Tis good works make the man.
Deeds and Good Deeds
Eliza Cook

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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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The individual's whole experience is built upon the plan of his language.
Language
Henri Delacroix

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Good music is very close to primitive language.
Music
Denis Diderot

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Finality is not the language of politics.
Politicians and Politics
Benjamin Disraeli

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When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
Death and Dying
John Donne

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Male supremacy is fused into the language, so that every sentence both heralds and affirms it.
Language
Andrea Dworkin

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The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Language
George Eliot

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For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice.
Words
T. S. Eliot

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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 the archives of history.
Language
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
Action
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
Music
John Erskine

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The language of truth is simple.
Language
Euripides

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun