Quotes about language

When the soul of man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality , languag ...

James Joyce Ireland and the Irish language religion

Poetry, whose material is language, is perhaps the most human and least worldly of the arts, the one in which the end product rema ins close ...

Hannah Arendt poetry poets thinking thoughtful language

--The language in which we are speaking is his before it is mine. How different are the words home, Christ, ale, master, on his li ps and on ...

James Joyce language English

Let us be cautious in making assertions and critical in examining them, but tolerant in permitting linguistic forms. ...

Rudolf Carnap language ontology pragmatism

Out of a dog's mouth will never come ivory tusks. ...

unknown author language badness talking

I know those little phrases that seem so innocuous and, once you let them in, pollute the whole of speech. Nothing is more real th an nothin ...

Samuel Beckett language nothingness darkness

Only one thing remained reachable, close and secure amid all losses: language. ...

Paul Celan language loss

When you listen to gongs and drums, listen to the music; when you listen to someone talk, listen to his tone of voice. ...

unknown author words language

Speech is the voice of the heart. ...

unknown author speech words language

It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content ... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from lan guage we ...

René Daumal language