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Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes; and thanks to words, we have often sunk read more

Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes; and thanks to words, we have often sunk to the level of the demons.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Language Quotes,
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Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.

Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.

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I am the King of Rome, and above grammar.
[Lat., Ego sum rex Romanus, et supra grammaticam.]

I am the King of Rome, and above grammar.
[Lat., Ego sum rex Romanus, et supra grammaticam.]

by Sigismund Found in: Language Quotes,
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Look wise; say nothing and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.

Look wise; say nothing and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.

by William Osler Found in: Language Quotes,
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Well languag'd Danyel.

Well languag'd Danyel.

by Sir William Browne Found in: Language Quotes,
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We defend ourself with descriptions and tame the world by generalizing.

We defend ourself with descriptions and tame the world by generalizing.

by Iris Murdoch Found in: Language Quotes,
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Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.

Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.

by Hermann Weyl Found in: Language Quotes,
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He has strangled
His language in his tears.

He has strangled
His language in his tears.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Language Quotes,
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Accent is the soul of a language; it gives the feeling and truth
to it.
[Fr., L'accent est read more

Accent is the soul of a language; it gives the feeling and truth
to it.
[Fr., L'accent est l'ame du discours, il lui donne le sentiment
et la verite.]

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