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Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
There are 400,000 words in the English language, and there are seven you can?t say on television. What a ratio that is! 399,993 to 7. They must really be baaaad. They must be OUTRAGEOUS to be separated from a group that large. ?All of you words over here, you seven?.baaaad words.? That?s what they told us, right? ?You know the seven, don?t ya? That you can?t say on TV? Shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cocksucker, motherfucker and tits.
By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.
I?m always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I?m listening to it.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean
Language shapes the way we think and determines what we can think about
I speak two languages Body and English
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own
Thought is the blossom language the bud action the fruit behind it
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality
Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years many foreign people still speak in foreign languages
Its no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase As pretty as an airport appear
Change your language and you change your thoughts
The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them