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The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them

The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them

by Stephen King Found in: Language Quotes,
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No language is rude that can boast polite writers.

No language is rude that can boast polite writers.

by Aubrey Beardsley Found in: Language Quotes,
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Thou whoreson zed, thou unnecessary letter!

Thou whoreson zed, thou unnecessary letter!

by William Shakespeare Found in: Language Quotes,
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Fie, fie upon her!
There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip;
Nay, her foot speaks. read more

Fie, fie upon her!
There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip;
Nay, her foot speaks. Her wanton spirits look out
At every joint and motive of her body.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Language Quotes,
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A laudation in Greek is of marvellous efficacy on the title-page
of a book.
[Fr., Une louange en read more

A laudation in Greek is of marvellous efficacy on the title-page
of a book.
[Fr., Une louange en grec est d'une merveilleuse efficace a la
tete d'un livre.]

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And who in time knows whither we may vent the treasure of our tongue, to what strange shores this gain read more

And who in time knows whither we may vent the treasure of our tongue, to what strange shores this gain of our best glories shall be sent, 't unknowing Nations with our stores? What worlds in the yet unformed Occident may come refined with the accents that are ours?

by Samuel Daniel Found in: Language Quotes,
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Language tethers us to the world; without it we spin like atoms.

Language tethers us to the world; without it we spin like atoms.

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Language is wine upon the lips.

Language is wine upon the lips.

by Virginia Woolf Found in: Language Quotes,
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Great Britain and the United States are nations separated by a
common language.

Great Britain and the United States are nations separated by a
common language.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Language Quotes,
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