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It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to... The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Vincent Van Gogh
The more familiar two people become, the more the language they speak together departs from that of the ordinary, dictionary-defined discourse. Familiarity creates a new language, an in-house language of intimacy that carries reference to the story the two lovers are weaving together and that cannot be readily understood by others.
Alain De Botton
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Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about.
Benjamin Lee Whorf
Why do they rate a movie R for adult language? The only people I hear using that language are teenagers.
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
The poetical language of an age should be the current language heightened.
Gerard Manley Hopkins
The lapse of ages changes all things - time, language, the earth, the bounds of the sea, the stars of the sky, and every thing about, around, and underneath man, except man himself.
Language is the dress of thought; and as the noblest mien or most graceful action would be degraded and obscured by a garb appropriated to the gross employments of rusticks or mechanics, so the most heroick sentiments will lose their efficacy, and th
You can't write about people out of textbooks, and you can't use jargon. You have to speak clearly and simply and purely in a language that a six-year-old child can understand; and yet have the meanings and the overtones of language, and the implications, that appeal to the highest intelligence.
Katherine Anne Porter
Change your language and you change your thoughts.
Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second and you can hop from one place to another. ItÃs a language made of image. And in the real cinema, every object and every light means something, as in a dream.
Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language
We speculated what it was like before we got language skills. When we humans had our first thought, most likely we didnt know what to think. Its hard to think without words cause you havent got a clue as to what youre thinking. So if you think we suffer from a lack of communication now, think what it must have been like then, when people lived in a verbal void - made worse by the fact that there were no words such as verbal void.
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