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Tired is not a word in my vocabulary. (Quote by - Brittany Murphy)

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary: impossible. (Quote by - Robert H. Schuller)

Of course there are big differences in length and character and vocabulary, but each level has its particular pleasures when it comes to the words one can use and the way one uses them. (Quote by - Margaret Mahy)

In my eighties, my best friends are in their fifties, and I have many friends at university. It keeps one young, and up with the vocabulary. That's terribly important, especially for a writer. (Quote by - Mary Wesley)

Sound is the vocabulary of nature. (Quote by - Pierre Schaeffer)

It's like learning a language; you can't speak a language fluently until you find out who you are in that language, and that has as much to do with your body as it does with vocabulary and grammar. (Quote by - Fred Frith)

Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds. (Quote by - Dorothy L. Sayers)

It's interesting to help someone find their vocabulary. There would not have been a De Niro without a Scorsese. (Quote by - Jason Patric)

When I wear high heels I have a great vocabulary and I speak in paragraphs. I'm more eloquent. I plan to wear them more often. (Quote by - Meg Ryan)

I've created a vocabulary of different styles. I draw from many different ways to take a picture. Sometimes I go back to reportage, to journalism. (Quote by - Annie Leibovitz)

Stay is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary. (Quote by - Louisa May Alcott)

I work in a strange business, and trust is a word that's not even in the vocabulary. (Quote by - Gerald Barzan)

Syntax and vocabulary are overwhelming constraints --the rules that run us. Language is using us to talk --we think we're using the language, but language is doing the thinking, we're its slavish agents. (Quote by - Harry Mathews)

The limits of my language are the limits of my mind. All I know is what I have words for. (Quote by - Ludwig Wittgenstein)

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers. (Quote by - Larry Flynt)

So long as we use a certain language, all questions that we can ask will have to be formulated in it and will thereby confirm the theory of the universe which is implied in the vocabulary and structure of the language. (Quote by - Michael Polanyi)

Ours is a mongrel language which started with a child's vocabulary of three hundred words, and now consists of two hundred and twenty-five thousand; the whole lot, with the exception of the original and legitimate three hundred, borrowed, stolen, smo (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

The last thing a political party gives up is its vocabulary. (Quote by - Alexis De Tocqueville)

I think the most overused words in our vocabulary in the South are black and white. (Quote by - Artur Davis)

One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die. (Quote by - Evelyn Waugh)

As you can appreciate over my lifetime I've developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box. (Quote by - Adrian Belew)

I wanted to define the vocabulary of a wedding both visually and intellectually. The book is about more than weddings or wedding dresses. It's a metaphor for women's lives, their creativity. (Quote by - Vera Wang)

The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax, are fascinating: how important connotation is, what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition. (Quote by - Marilyn Hacker)

A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life (Quote by - Winston Churchill)


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