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Being a mother gives you an incredible feeling of empowerment, you think if I can go through such pain and that level of sleep and still operate and not be grumpy you can do anything. It can be quite scary, you can't function your brain, forget your vocabulary. (Quote by - Anna Friel)

First, we have to find a common vocabulary for energy security. This notion has a radically different meaning for different people. For Americans it is a geopolitical question. For the Europeans right now it is very much focused on the dependence on imported natural gas. (Quote by - Daniel Yergin)

There is a way in which all writing is connected. In a second language, for example, a workshop can liberate the students' use of the vocabulary they're acquiring. (Quote by - Marilyn Hacker)

The personal vocabulary, the individual melody whose metre is one's biography, joins in that sound, with any luck, and the body moves like a walking, a waking island. (Quote by - Derek Walcott)

Arthur Young's Reflexive Universe - fascinating but too schematic to fit into my scheme. The most I could hope for was a sense of the vocabulary and some possible images. (Quote by - James Merrill)

Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure. (Quote by - Tommy Lasorda)

Losing is not in my vocabulary. (Quote by - Ruud van Nistelrooy)

I'm very anxious not to fall into archaism or "literary" diction. I want my vocabulary to have a very large range, but the words must be alive. (Quote by - James Agee)

In fact, eloquence in English will inevitably make use of the Latin element in our vocabulary. (Quote by - Robert Fitzgerald)

Rocks are records of events that took place at the time they formed. They are books. They have a different vocabulary, a different alphabet, but you learn how to read them. (Quote by - John McPhee)

I've actually become much, much dumber through being married and having these children. I find that I'm not half as sharp that I once was. I can't even help them with their 4th and 5th grade vocabulary and math work at this point. (Quote by - Patrick Warburton)

Human vocabulary is still not capable, and probably never will be of knowing, recognizing, and communicating everything that can be humanly experienced and felt. (Quote by - Jose Saramago)

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech. (Quote by - Clifton Fadiman)

Life is tons of discipline. Your first discipline is your vocabulary; then your grammar and your punctuation Then, in your exuberance and bounding energy you say you're going to add to that. Then you add rhyme and meter. And your delight is in that power. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

So far as the advocates of a constructed international language are concerned, it is rather to be wondered at how much in common their proposals actually have, both in vocabulary and in general spirit of procedure. (Quote by - Edward Sapir)

We're looking to help our guitar buddies do their thing while at the same time we try to create something we might enjoy listening to ourselves. If anything we are trying to develop a vocabulary so we can converse more fluidly. (Quote by - Pat Mastelotto)

We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them. (Quote by - Christopher Reeve)

If you're not ready to die for it, put the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary. (Quote by - Malcolm X)

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