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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. (Quote by - Hermann Weyl)

Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides. (Quote by - Rita Mae Brown)

Words are loaded pistols. (Quote by - Jean-paul Sarte)

It was greek to me. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

No language is rude that can boast polite writers. (Quote by - Aubrey Beardsley)

The language of truth is simple. (Quote by - Euripides)

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. (Quote by - Noam Chomsky)

The individual's whole experience is built upon the plan of his language. (Quote by - Henri Delacroix)

A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language. (Quote by - Gaston Bachelard)

Language. I loved it. And for a long time I would think of myself, of my whole body, as an ear. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearne, but it is still nonsense. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

We defend ourself with descriptions and tame the world by generalizing. (Quote by - Iris Murdoch)

All true language is incomprehensible, like the chatter of a beggar's teeth. (Quote by - Antonin Artaud)

We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives. (Quote by - Toni Morrison)


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