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"If you can speak three languages you're trilingual. If you can speak two languages you're bilingual. If you can speak only one language you're an American." - Anonymous

"We should replace bilingual education with immersion in English so people learn the common language of the country and they learn the language of prosperity, not the language of living in a ghetto." - Newt Gingrich

"Bilingual-education advocates say it's important to teach a child in his or her family's language. I say you can't use family language in the classroom - the very nature of the classroom requires that you use language publicly." - Richard Rodriguez

"I failed world geography, civics, Spanish and English. And when you fail Spanish and English, they do not consider you bilingual. They may call you bi-ignorant because you can't speak any language." - Tim Scott

"Language cares." - Howard Nemerov

"Sarah Buckley is precious, because she is bilingual. She can speak the language of a mother who gave birth to her four children at home. She can also speak like a medical doctor. By intermingling the language of the heart and the scientific language she is driving the history of childbirth towards a radical and inspiring new direction." - Michel Odent

"Serial tasking is hard because switching tasks is hard, even when the tasks are easy and similar. In some experiments, bilingual speakers are asked to read out numbers, first in one language and then midway in another language. They often stumble at the switch, taking many tries before they hit their stride again." - Sendhil Mullainathan

"Music is a language, a universal language." - Sun Ra

"My goal was to reach this literary crowd, but I didn't want to alienate my core fan base. I grew up speaking that language, this isn't put on. I can go back and forth; it's almost like being bilingual. But I'm not college educated; I don't know rules of grammar." - Rude Jude

"The best translators slip into the glove of a text and then turn it inside out into another language, and the whole thing comes out looking like a brand-new glove again. I'm completely in awe of this skill, since I happen to be both bilingual and a writer, but nevertheless a lousy translator." - Alma Guillermoprieto

"My new play 'Chinglish,' which will go to Broadway, is about a white American businessman who goes to a provincial capital in China, hoping to make a deal there. It's bilingual. And it's about trying to communicate across language and cultural barriers." - David Henry Hwang

"Fashion is instant language." - Miuccia Prada

"All language is political ..." - Robin Lakoff

"Verbing weirds language." - Bill Watterson

"Mathematics is a language" - J. Willard Gibbs

"language is never neutral" - Paulo Freire

"Language disguises thought." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Language changes very fast." - John M. Smith

"BASIC - A programming language." - Anonymous

"Music is a language." - Youssou Ndour

"...language is never innocent." - Roland Barthes

"Language is fossil Poetry." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I love body language." - Anton Corbijn

"Lexicographers are language reporters." - Erin Mckean

"Language changes very fast." - John Maynard Smith

"Ive studied Chinese in college, but basically, Im not bilingual." - David Henry Hwang

"He speaks English, Spanish, and he's bilingual too." - Don King

"I'm bilingual. I speak English and I speak educationese." - Shirley Hufstedler

"All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity." - Gordie Howe

"American professional athletes are bilingual; they speak English and profanity." - Gordie Howe

"I've studied Chinese in college, but basically, I'm not bilingual." - David Henry Hwang

"Poetry is the art of using language to transcend language," - Laurence Overmire

"Language uses us as much as we use language." - Robin Lakoff

"The language of the heart is mankind's main common language." - Suzy Kassem

"Humans are language machines, computers are language machines." - Howard Rheingold

"Language is the archives of history...Language is fossil poetry." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Whatever Language Pakistan understands India should teach in that language" - Narendra Modi

"Gone. The saddest word in the language. In any language." - Mark Slouka

"Music is a language, you see, a universal language." - Sun Ra

"I love language, and I love the failure of language." - Nate Lowman

"The language of the poem is the language of particulars." - Mary Oliver

"Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening." - Jeanette Winterson

"But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought." - George Orwell

"Poetry is language in orbit." - Seamus Heaney

"Language cannot say everything, fortunately." - Mason Cooley

"Silence is God's first language." - John of the Cross

"Nothing exists except through language." - Hans-Georg Gadamer

"Music is a universal language." - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

"Fashion is an instant language." - Miuccia Prada

"Language always gives you away." - George Carlin

"Abstraction is an esoteric language." - Eric Fischl

"Anguish is the universal language" - Alice Fulton

"A language Older Than Words" - Derrick Jensen

"Hands have their own language." - Simon Van Booy

"Humor is a universal language." - Joel Goodman

"Language is a social event." - Richard Rodriguez

"Sometimes language is not enough." - Justin Adams

"Language is a living thing" - Gilbert Highet

"Christians have their own language." - Mike Warnke

"Music is the universal language." - John Wilson

"Flowers are Love's truest language." - Park Benjamin, Sr.

"Loose language suggests loose thought." - Anthony Daniels (psychiatrist)

"My programming language was solder." - Terry Pratchett

"Nothing exists except through language." - Hansgeorg Gadamer

"Language is memory and metaphor." - Storm Jameson

"Language is the only homeland." - Czeslaw Milosz

"Irish is a leprechaun language." - Sammy Wilson

"Language is a social art." - Willard Van Orman Quine

"Music is the universal language." - Swizz Beatz

"French was my first language." - Bob Cousy

"My first language is Gaelic." - Enya

"Metaphor is embodied in language." - Dennis Potter

"Image is an international language." - Marjane Satrapi

"In language clarity is everything." - Confucius

"A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language." - Gaston Bachelard

"Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes." - Desmond Tutu

"Visual art is a foreign language I'm fluent at, but my native language is language." - Julia Glass

"I grew up bilingual, I grew up speaking Chinese in the home, Mandarin Chinese with my parents, and I learned English because I was born and raised in the U.S. That really gave me an edge. I understand that, from the experts, if you grew up bilingual, your brain kind of gets wired to accept a new language. It was a very serious deal because not only did I have to learn Russian to a high degree in order to function as a necessary member of the crew, but also I knew that the Russians that came over that made an effort and had some success in learning English, those were the folks we trusted." - Leroy Chiao

"Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been." - Stephen Harper

"All good poets of the past, almost without exception, were at least bilingual if not trilingual." - Helen Vendler

"I would get very frustrated reading scripts that were bilingual but maybe not bicultural." - Karla Souza

"I think I'm representing a new generation of Latinos - bilingual, bicultural people." - Genesis Rodriguez

"I think it's not an easy task because there's not enough Latino writers that are being given opportunities to write things - and I say this because I've been given a lot of bilingual movies in the past because of my career in Mexico, and they're like, "Oh, it's going to make sense for her to do this." A lot of studios want to hit that demographic, but they sort of do it without starting in the right way, which is having someone who knows the culture, and enjoys the language as well, to be able to write these things." - Karla Souza

"We were doing the same thing. We will never have "a" Chicano English or Spanish because of regional differences. But I think that because of our bilingual history, we'll always be speaking a special kind of English and Spanish. What we do have to do is fight for the right to use those two languages in the way that it serves us. Nuevo-mexicanos have done it very well for hundreds of years, inventing words where they don't have them. I think the future of our language is where we claim our bilingualism for its utility." - Ana Castillo

"There is a language beyond human language, an elemental language, one that arises from the land itself." - Linda Hogan

"The C language combines all the power of assembly language with all the ease-of-use of assembly language." - Mark Pearce

"Quiet talk is the language of love. It is the language of peace. It is the language of God." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Language comes first. It's not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious." - Alan Moore

"As humans we speak one language..." - Avril Lavigne

"Language is the archives of history." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Music is the language spoken by angels." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Typography is what language looks like." - Ellen Lupton

"Language is also a place of struggle." - Bell Hooks

"Acting is not my language at all." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"All language is a longing for home." - Rumi

"Touch is the first language we speak." - Stephen Gaskin

"Stories are the reproductive organs of language." - Robert Bringhurst

"There is no language without deceit." - Italo Calvino

"Laughter is the language of the heart" - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Language betrays, in order to mean." - Terence Mckenna

"Language is the machine of the poet." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"Language is a weapon, keep it honed!" - Kurt Tucholsky

"Men's language is as their lives." - Seneca the Younger

"Simple is the language of truth." - Seneca the Younger

"Your body language shapes who you are" - Amy Cuddy

"Jazz is the language of the emotions." - Charles Mingus

"Music is the language of heaven." - Levon Helm

"Language operates between literal and metaphorical signification" - Robert Smithson

"All language is an aspiration to music." - Steve Almond

"Music is a kind of harmonious language." - Gioachino Rossini

"Speak with the language of love." - Rumi

"The world is God's language to us." - Simone Weil

"My subconscious speaks in a foreign language." - Deb Caletti

"I want to start where language ends." - Antony Gormley

"Language does our thinking for us." - Kenneth Burke

"Usage is the best language teacher." - Quintilian

"Everything shrinks. Individual character. Friendships, Language. Sensibility." - Zadie Smith

"Language buries, but does not resurrect." - John Green

"Experience is always larger than language." - Adrienne Rich

"All words, in every language, are metaphors." - Marshall Mcluhan

"I can understand bitchiness in any language." - Richelle Mead

"All people smile in the same language." - Anonymous

"Poetry is the language of feeling." - William Winter

"Language is a machine for making falsehoods." - Iris Murdoch

"Dreams are the language of God." - Paulo Coelho

"Language is the medium of our thoughts." - Frederick Lenz

"Our language is the reflection of ourselves." - Cesar Chavez

"Language is the source of misunderstandings." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"JS will be a real functional language." - Douglas Crockford

"Everyone smiles in the same language." - George Carlin

"The language of truth is unvarnished enough." - Seneca the Younger

"The language of truth is simple." - Euripides

"The English language is nobody's special property." - Derek Walcott

"Great men, like nature, use simple language." - Luc De Clapiers

"The greatest single programming language ever designed" - Alan Kay

"Language is the best, best toy." - Jerry Holkins

"Color is a language, like music." - Vlady Kibalchich Russakov

"Invent a new language anyone can understand." - Lawrence Ferlinghetti

"Grammar is the analysis of language." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Math is the language of the universe." - Lucas Grabeel

"My homeland is the portuguese language." - Fernando Pessoa

"Language is a form of organized stutter." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Accounting is the language of business." - Warren Buffett

"Mathematics is the language of size." - Lancelot Hogben

"Language was invented to ask questions." - Eric Hoffer

"Faire language grates not the tongue." - George Herbert

"poetry is where the language is renewed." - Margaret Atwood

"Conduct is more convincing than language." - John Woolman

"Language is the light of the mind" - John Stuart Mill

"Nature is written in mathematical language." - Galileo Galilei



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