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We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our read more

We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.

by Toni Morrison Found in: Language Quotes,
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The coldest word was once a glowing new metaphor.

The coldest word was once a glowing new metaphor.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Language Quotes,
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And don't confound the language of the nation
With long-tailed words in osity and ation.

And don't confound the language of the nation
With long-tailed words in osity and ation.

by John Hookham Frere Found in: Language Quotes,
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And who in time knows whither we may vent
The treasure of our tongue? To what strange shores
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And who in time knows whither we may vent
The treasure of our tongue? To what strange shores
This gain of our best glory shall be sent,
T' enrich unknowing nations with our stores?
What worlds in th' yet unformed Occident
May come refin'd with th' accents that are ours?

by Samuel Daniel Found in: Language Quotes,
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Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.

Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.

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The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean

The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean

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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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Mechanical difficulties with language are the outcome of internal difficulties with thought.

Mechanical difficulties with language are the outcome of internal difficulties with thought.

by Elizabeth Bowen Found in: Language Quotes,
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Icky icky icky icky fKANG zoop-boing n zowzyin...

Icky icky icky icky fKANG zoop-boing n zowzyin...

by C. Truesdell Found in: Language Quotes,
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