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Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.

Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.

by Rita Mae Brown 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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The English language is rather like a monster accordion, stretchable at the whim of the editor, compressible ad lib.

The English language is rather like a monster accordion, stretchable at the whim of the editor, compressible ad lib.

by Robert Burchfield Found in: Language Quotes,
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Language is the roadmap of a culture. It tells you where its people came from and where they are going.

Language is the roadmap of a culture. It tells you where its people came from and where they are going.

by Rita Mae Brown Found in: Language Quotes,
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Our native language is like a second skin, so much a part of us we resist the idea that it read more

Our native language is like a second skin, so much a part of us we resist the idea that it is constantly changing, constantly being renewed.

by Casey Miller Found in: Language Quotes,
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It was greek to me.

It was greek to me.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Language Quotes,
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Morals and manners will rise or decline with our attention to
grammar.

Morals and manners will rise or decline with our attention to
grammar.

by Jason Chamberlain 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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Those who know nothing of foreign languages, knows nothing of their own.

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

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