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Children's Language Quotes


"Fashion is instant language." - Miuccia Prada

"language is never neutral" - Paulo Freire

"BASIC - A programming language." - Anonymous

"Language changes very fast." - John Maynard Smith

"Poetry is language in orbit." - Seamus Heaney

"Abstraction is an esoteric language." - Eric Fischl

"Humor is a universal language." - Joel Goodman

"Christians have their own language." - Mike Warnke

"Nothing exists except through language." - Hansgeorg Gadamer

"In language clarity is everything." - Confucius

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

"All television is children's television." - Richard Adler

"All television is children's television." - Richard P. Adler

"I rarely read children's books." - Beverly Cleary

"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

"For me, a good children's book is a good children's book is a good children's book." - Levar Burton

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

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

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

"Speak with the language of love." - Rumi

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

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

"Nature is a language - can't you read?" - Steven Morrissey

"Language is the inventory of human experience." - L. W. Lockhart

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

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

"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

"Peace is the language we must speak." - Pope Francis

"The language of God is Mystery." - Kedar Joshi

"A proverb is an ornament to language." - Proverbs

"Everyone smiles in the same language." - Anonymous

"This is brave Bear-Garden language!" - Jeremy Collier

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

"Story is the language of the heart." - John Eldredge

"Ridicule is the language of the devil." - Thomas Carlyle

"Music is indeed the Universal Language." - L Ron Hubbard

"The language that reveals also obscures." - Wendell Berry

"I must stick with Chinese language films." - Zhang Yimou

"Coffee is a language in itself." - Jackie Chan

"I see tendencies, I see body language." - Michael Chang

"Language does not make one an elite." - Irrfan Khan

"You couldn't have human society without language." - John Maynard Smith

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

"I think music is another language." - Dar Williams

"Finality is not the language of politics." - Benjamin Disraeli

"I've always been very tied to language." - Barbara Kruger

"Body language is more powerful than words." - Ricky Gervais

"Money has a language of its own." - Robert Kiyosaki

"I don't change the language for children books. I don't make the language simpler. I use words that they might have to look up in the dictionary. The books are shorter, but there's just not that much difference other than that to be honest. And the funny thing is, I have adult writer friends [to whom I would say], "Would you think of writing a children's book?" and they go, "No, God, I wouldn't know how." They're quite intimidated by the concept of it. And when I say to children's books writers, would they write an adult book, they say no because they think they're too good for it." - John Boyne

"Silence is the language of God; it is also the language of the heart." - Sivananda

"Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams." - Paul Gauguin

"Everyone prays in their own language, and there is no language that God does not understand." - Duke Ellington

"We tend to look through language and not realize how much power language has" - Deborah Tannen

"If a language is corruptible, then a constitution written in that language is corruptible." - Robert Breault

"The only living language is the language in which we think and have our being." - Antonio Machado

"Photography is and is not a language; language also is and is not a photography." - William J. Mitchell

"Speak the language of high intelligence, and thus you speak the language of God." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"A writer can have only one language, if language is going to mean anything to him." - Philip Larkin

"There is the English language and then there's the Trump language." - David Brooks

"The language of love is the language of humility or humbleness." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Language designed to impress builds a gulf. Language to express builds a bridge." - Jim Rohn

"French is the language of diplomacy. Spanish is the language of bureaucracy." - Ernest Hemingway

"Learning a language represents training in the delusions of that language." - Frank Herbert

"One sacrifice has to be made: never use harsh or rude language. Foul language you can use; foul language doesn't hurt. Foul language is forgivable (though it is bad). But rude language cannot be forgiven." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"Cure" is one of the most precious words in the English language. It's a short word. A clean and simple word. But it isn't so easy a thing as it sounds. There are questions like: How will this affect us in ten years? In twenty? What will it do to our children? Our children's children?" - Lauren Destefano

"A society in which adults are estranged from the world of children, and often from their own childhood, tends to hear children's speech only as a foreign language, or as a lie. Children have been treated as congenital fibbers, fakers and fantasizers." - Beatrix Campbell

"A society in which adults are estranged from the world of children, and often from their own childhood, tends to hear children's speech only as a foreign language, or as a lie. Children have been treated. as congenital fibbers, fakers and fantasisers." - Beatrix Campbell

"I write a lot of children's verse and I think it delights in the language. It pleases people. It's very musical. It's very lyrical and that's certainly a very important aspect of poetry. But I think that a lot of it is verse. I write well-wrought verse." - Mary Ann Hoberman

"I'd love to develop and star in my own children's show, write children's books, do children's albums, movies, DVDs, etc." - Dolly Parton

"Sadly, children's passion for thinking often ends when they encounter a world that seeks to educate them for conformity and obedience only." - Bell Hooks

"Children's lies are signs of great talent." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Guard your children's free time - from you." - Gretchen Rubin

"Humorists always sit at the children's table." - Woody Allen

"Children's books are by nature partisan." - Eric Walters

"I became a children's author by accident." - Jerry Spinelli

"XML is not a language in the sense of a programming language any more than sketches on a napkin are a language." - Charles Simonyi

"There is no language that love does not speak." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Music begins where the possibilities of language end." - Jean Sibelius

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

"To every obstacle oppose patience, perseverance and soothing language." - Thomas Jefferson

"For me, myth is the 'common' language of us all." - Janet Morris

"God's first language is Silence. Everything else is a translation." - Thomas Keating

"Retirement is the ugliest word in the language." - Ernest Hemingway

"That is not good language which all understand not." - George Herbert

"The only love language is 'die to self.'" - Christine Caine

"False language, evil in itself, infects the soul with evil." - Socrates

"Fancy language, like poplin, too often conceals an eczema." - Albert Camus

"Regret; The saddest word in the English language." - Tonya Hurley

"Language can be very adept at hiding the truth." - Dan Brown

"Learning another language is like becoming another person." - Haruki Murakami

"I went with my very being toward language." - Paul Celan

"C++ is the only current language making COBOL look good" - Bertrand Meyer

"Jargon: any technical language we do not understand." - Mason Cooley

"The German language is the organ among the languages." - Jean Paul

"To possess another language is to possess another soul." - John Le Carre

"I have said that Mr. Trump's language is divisive." - Jeb Bush

"I think of language as our first music." - Yusef Komunyakaa

"Love is language that cannot be said, or heard." - Rumi

"The one overall structure in my plays is language" - Edward Bond

"Magic is the art of thinking, not strength or language." - Christopher Paolini

"English is my second language. Laughter is my first." - Paul Krassner

"No, she wasn't losing language. She was choking on it." - Gregory Maguire

"God is gracious beyond the power of language to describe." - Francis Asbury

"Close the language-door, and open the love-window" - Rumi

"Language is a very difficult thing to put into words." - Voltaire

"Sarcasm is the language of people whose emotions are dying." - Barry Webster

"American is a very difficult language mixed with English." - Anonymous

"Kindness, a language deaf people can hear and blind see" - Anonymous

"poets are born knowing the language of angels" - Madeleine L'Engle

"Who would recognize the unhappy if grief had no language?" - Publilius Syrus

"My cat speaks sign language with her tail." - Robert A M Stern

"It is the distance between us that creates language." - Robin Skelton

"Tangible language, which often tells more falsehoods than truths." - Abraham Lincoln

"Only where there is language is there world." - Adrienne Rich

"Language is decanted and shared. If only one person is left alive speaking a language - the case with some American Indian languages - the language is dead. Language takes two and their multiples." - Rita Mae Brown

"Clarity of language is the first casualty of authoritarianism." - Robin Morgan

"Murky language means someone wants to pick your pocket." - Erica Jong

"Fools laugh at the Latin language. -Rident stolidi verba Latina" - Ovid

"As writers we need to crack open language." - Natalie Goldberg

"RIBALDRY, n. Censorious language by another concerning oneself." - Ambrose Bierce

"The two great dividers are religion and LANGUAGE" - Immanuel Kant

"Power floats like money, like language, like theory." - Jean Baudrillard

"To speak another language is to have another soul" - Charlemagne

"Photography is a foreign language everyone thinks he speaks." - Philip-Lorca diCorcia

"All language is rhetorical, and even the senses are poets." - George Santayana

"Don't worry about what your mother thinks of your language." - Elmore Leonard

"A garden is not a picture, but a language." - Henry Mitchell

"God only speaks to those who understand the language" - Albert Hofmann

"The word love carries the same vibration in any language." - Ian Somerhalder

"Sometimes the government has to answer questions with ambiguous language." - Jason Kenney

"Literature exists inside the language. It's made of words." - Amos Oz

"Every language has influences and is an influence." - Amos Oz

"He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle." - Edward R Murrow

"...and we're weighed down by a crappy implementation language (C++)." - Eric S Raymond

"All language designers are arrogant. Goes with the territory... :-)" - Larry Wall

"You can prove anything by mentioning another computer language. :-)" - Larry Wall

"Larry's 2nd Law of Language Redesign: Larry gets the colon." - Larry Wall

"Loonies speak their own language, like educated people." - Patrick White

"A filthy mouth will not utter decent language." - Proverbs

"As was his language so was his life." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"If you love language, it will love you back." - John Simon

"There are no language barriers when you are smiling." - Allen Klein

"The language of truth is unadorned and always simple." - Marcellinus Ammianus

"A language, like a species, when extinct, never ... reappears." - Charles Darwin

"In what language does rain fall over tormented cities?" - Pablo Neruda



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