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"Each actor requires a different language." - Oliver Stone

"A different language is a different vision of life." - Federico Fellini

"Doing TV is a different kind of language." - Tim Roth

"Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature." - Walt Disney

"If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Language is a personality as well. People are different when they speak different languages." - David Bezmozgis

"I'm not tribal Labour. I'm a Liberal at heart. Different tradition, different language." - Michael Ignatieff

"I sat staring, staring, staring - half lost, learning a new language or rather the same language in a different dialect." - Emily Carr

"When you're reading from a different language that's different from your own, it's not the same as being fluent." - Chath Piersath

"Religious law is like the grammar of language. Any language isgoverned by such rules; otherwise it ceases to be a language. But within them, you can say many different sentences and write many different books." - Jonathan Sacks

"The four most expensive words in the English language are, 'This time it's different.'" - John Templeton

"Was there a language of loss? Did everyone who suffered speak a different dialect?" - Jodi Picoult

"Just the attempt to learn a [new] language is like running different software through the brain." - Andrew Weil

"There is a language barrier between vets and the civilian population. They speak different languages." - George W Bush

"The language Mr. Obama uses is refreshingly different from that of his predecessor, George W. Bush." - Mir-Hossein Mousavi

"Why should I just limit myself to the Urdu language? Why not sing in different languages?" - Junaid Jamshed

"The four most expensive words in the English language are this time it's different." - John Templeton

"When you work in a different language you are not so attached to the words." - Antonio Banderas

"I lived for a year in Scotland. British sign language is very different from American." - I King Jordan

"The world was made before English language, and seemingly upon a different design." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"That's so different in Hong Kong when I'm using my own mother language, I can treat the line in one thousand different ways, with many different reactions." - Chow Yun-Fat

"That's so different in Hong Kong when I'm using my own mother language, I can treat the line in one thousand different ways, with many different reactions" - Chow Yun-Fat

"That's so different in Hong Kong when I'm using my own mother language, I can treat the line in one thousand different ways, with many different reactions." - Chow Yunfat

"It's very rare that someone who is so good at the language of numbers, is as good at the language of life. They're two very different worlds." - Josh Lawson

"Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language." - Marshall Mcluhan

"The language of prose is very different than the language of cinema, so the movie has to successfully translate what was in the book." - Yann Martel

"The Little Friend is a long book. It's also completely different from my first novel: different landscape, different characters, different use of language and diction, different approach to story." - Donna Tartt

"Music is language itself. It should not have any barriers of caste, creed, language or anything. Music is one, only cultures are different. Music is the language of languages. It is the ultimate mother of languages." - A R Rahman

"God has to speak to each person in their own language, in their own idioms. Take Spanish, Chinese. You can express the same thought, but to different people you have to use a different language. Its the same in religion." - Huston Smith

"God has to speak to each person in their own language, in their own idioms. Take Spanish, Chinese. You can express the same thought, but to different people you have to use a different language. It's the same in religion." - Huston Smith

"Scientists in different disciplines don't speak the same language. They publish in different journals. It's like the United Nations: You come together, but no one speaks the same language, so you need some translators." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"Thought is prior to language and consists in the simultaneous presentation to the mind of two different images." - T. E. Hulme

"Each language gives you something different so that's a good enough reason for you to learn it." - Gwenno

"If you look at this election, I feel like Donald Trump was speaking a different language to Hillary Clinton." - Trevor Noah

"I don't see myself as experimenting in any conscious way, it's perhaps that certain books require different densities of language." - John Scott

"Men always say they didn't mean it that way. You would think they spoke a different language." - Robert Jordan

"The price a world language must be prepared to pay is submission to many different kinds of use." - Chinua Achebe

"When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object." - Patrick Henry

"Danish is a different language, even though Danish people understand Swedes, and very few Swedes understand Danish." - Joel Kinnaman

"It doesnt matter if youre black, white, gay, straight, come from different countries, different language... every single person is significant and is meaningful." - Michael Franti

"Canada and America are very, very different. It's true that we share a language and many customs. But Americans have a very different view of the world." - Joseph Boyden

"In my career, I played for four different teams in a lot of different systems, and it's like learning another language." - Ron Jaworski

"It doesn't matter if you're black, white, gay, straight, come from different countries, different language... every single person is significant and is meaningful." - Michael Franti

"I mean, language fascinates me anyway, and different words have different energies and you can change the whole drive of a sentence." - Alan Rickman

"Each character requires different language, and these issues become inseparable. You have all these balls in the air: language, character, narrative. For me, the primary focus must be words, sentences, paragraphs." - Dana Spiotta

"The Language of the Dream/Night is contrary to that of Waking/Day. It is a language of Images and Sensations, the various dialects of which are far less different from each other, than the various Day-Languages of Nations." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"If it's a language you don't understand and you're not concerned with the meanings of the words, your impression comes from how the words look, particularly if the language uses different characters." - Squarepusher

"There's never been a culture without poetry in the history of the world. In every culture, in every language there is expressive play, expressive word play, there's language use to different purposes that we would call poetry." - Edward Hirsch

"The first time I went to Mexico, it was really difficult. Number one is the language, I didn't know any Spanish language. Of course, the culture itself. Very different from where I grew up." - Tomoki Kameda

"Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals." - Walt Disney

"The psychology of a language which, in one way or another, is imposed upon one because of factors beyond one's control, is very different from the psychology of a language which one accepts of one's free will." - Edward Sapir

"I sat staring, staring, staring - half lost, learning a new language or rather the same language in a different dialect. So still were the big woods where I sat, sound might not yet have been born." - Emily Carr

"Language cares." - Howard Nemerov

"If you have an enemy, you first have to listen - whether he really is an enemy or just speaks in a different language" - Hans-Peter Durr

"German poetry is going in a very different direction from French poetry.... Its language has become more sober, more factual. It distrusts "beauty." It tries to be truthful." - Paul Celan

"As a candidate, I intend to let everyone hear my message, including the many who can express their love of country in a different language." - Jeb Bush

"I couldn't live without music. I experienced things through music in different countries where you cannot speak the same language, but the music and the dance relates everything." - Marion Cotillard

"Language is so different from life. How am I supposed to fit the one into the other? How can I bring them together?" - Herta Muller

"Mathematicians are like Frenchman: whatever you say to them they translate Into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Poetry demands a different material than prose. It uses another facet of the same fact ... the spontaneous conformation of language as it is heard." - William Carlos Williams

"The whole world has changed, so you just stay current with the world. There's nothing different in my language of how I say things." - Andrew Dice Clay

"The racism in South Asia is the most specific racism in the world. It's like racism against a slightly different language group. It's like micro-racism." - Riz Ahmed

"Language changes and moves in a different direction evolving all the time. Where a lot of people see deterioration, I see expressive development" - David Crystal

"Music is the language of the soul; and for two people of different nations or races to unite, there is no better means than music" - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Music is an incomparably more powerful means and is a subtler language for expressing the thousand different moments of the soul's moods." - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

"That could certainly be done, but I don't want to fall into the Forth trap, where every running Forth implementation is really a different language." - Larry Wall

"Language has multiple uses, and is embedded in different forms of life. It is not necessary to have this grand concept of "humanity" in order to behave decently." - Talal Asad

"Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I only please myself. I figure I'm just one of many people. I'm not that different from anybody else and I don't have great language - I'm very ordinary." - Carl Reiner

"Ask, 'How are we different from the great apes?' We have culture, we have civilisation, and we have language to be celebrated as part of being human." - Vilayanur S Ramachandran

"The most delightful aspect about the language of cinema is that it speaks to each of us in different ways - it is a purely subjective experience." - Tina Ambani

"Every different director has another language - for instance, Hitchcock does not like any bright color ever, unless the story says 'there goes the girl in a red dress.'" - Edith Head

"Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things." - Flora Lewis

"I do swear a lot, but the advantage is that having played abroad, I can choose a different language from the referee's." - Jurgen Klinsmann

"While some of my closest friends were jocks, it seemed that they spoke a different language with each other. Joining in their conversation was fraught with risk." - Mo Rocca

"The cool thing about doing a voice-over into a different language is that you get to bring the character of your own culture into it." - Bridgit Mendler

"I thought that subtitles are boring because they're there generally to serve us with information to make you understand what people are saying in a different language." - Tony Scott

"While I admire the insights of many of the people in the world of computing, I get this cold feeling that I speak a different language." - Clifford Stoll

"The English language has 112 words for deception, according to one count, each with a different shade of meaning: collusion, fakery, malingering, self-deception, confabulation, prevarication, exaggeration, denial." - Robin Marantz Henig

"I belong to a specific category of writers, those who speak and write in a language different from that of their parents." - Tahar Ben Jelloun

"Real change comes when people are enabled to use their thinking and their energy in a new way, using a different system of thought, different language, and having fresh visions of the future." - Scilla Elworthy

"Let us accept different forms of religion among men, as we accept different languages, wherein there is still but one human nature expressed. Every genius has most power in his own language, and every heart in its own religion." - Jean Paul

"I'm happy with my language progress - the only difficulty when I tour Premier League matches is that different people talk to me in different accents - and sometimes I can hardly understand a word!" - Fabio Capello

"Whenever I get a chance to work in a different language, or in a different accent, or anything like that, I'm game. I think it's a great challenge and something to be done." - Mido Hamada

"When I started doing improvise music in Europe, in the beginning I thought the way that Europeans were interpreting the reconstruction of deconstruction of this thing that we call jazz - of course it's different than what Americans do, because Europeans have a different history, a different sensibility and so forth - the nature of the creative process itself it's the same; but what comes from that creative process is different, because you have a different history, you have a different society, different language." - Hamid Drake

"I had a feeling that Pandora's box contained the mysteries of woman's sensuality, so different from a man's and for which man's language was so inadequate. The language of sex had yet to be invented. The language of the senses was yet to be explored." - Anais Nin

"James Joyce's English was based on the rhythm of the Irish language. He wrote things that shocked English language speakers but he was thinking in Gaelic. I've sung songs that if they were in English, would have been banned too. The psyche of the Irish language is completely different to the English-speaking world." - Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh

"Politics is different than movies. Politics are controlled by leaders. Leaders of every country have different interests. And they try to explain to their people why they should take one side or the other side. But in the movie its doing the opposite. It allows you to have a Universal Experience. You don't watch it as politics but as a movie. You don't have different reactions all over. It's so universal a language. It's not a political language serving a political agenda. The language of cinema is a world language. With the Hollywood movie, it brings about the same reaction wherever it goes." - Hany Abu-Assad

"All the characters are made out of words. With reading, I understand that the people aren't real but the fact that they are made out of language and are made out of words is extremely powerful to me. It becomes transformative for me. Different people have different ways of trying to make stories using language." - John Green

"The Greek language seems different than other languages. I'm not the only person to think this. Usually, I come up with some kind of dopey metaphor for why it's different. But it seems, somehow, more original, more like being in the morning of language." - Anne Carson

"Music is a language and different people who come along are each using that language to do something different, but all coming at it in a similar vein inasmuch as it's always community based and for the most part nonprofit. Most bands don't ever come within a mile of profit - clearly these people are not playing music to make money." - Ian Mackaye

"All the different nations in the world, despite their differences of appearance and religion and language and way of life, still have one thing in common, and that is what's inside of all of us. If we X-rayed the insides of different human beings, we wouldn't be able to tell from those X-rays what the person's language or background or race is." - Abbas Kiarostami

"It [making tron: Legacy movie] was everything. I got pulled into a different country, in a different language, and a different society. In a movie, it's a completely different feel. In car design you know you have one year, and you have to go step by step. This is an organized catastrophe." - Daniel Simon

"Therefore, the two processes, that of science and that of art, are not very different. Both science and art form in the course of the centuries a human language by which we can speak about the more remote parts of reality, and the coherent sets of concepts as well as the different styles of art are different words or groups of words in this language." - Werner Heisenberg

"There is something false in this search for a purely feminine writing style. Language, such as it is, is inherited from a masculine society, and it contains many male prejudices. We must rid language of all that. Still, a language is not something created artificially; the proletariat can't use a different language from the bourgeoisie, even if they use it differently, even if from time to time they invent something, technical words or even a kind of worker's slang, which can be very beautiful and very rich. Women can do that as well, enrich their language, clean it up." - Simone De Beauvoir

"The people of the world, all of them, whether it is the different race or the different language or the different lifestyle, tend to only think about what we cannot share. But our brains are all the same. We are the same people. With everyone's strength, we can all share the same feelings. That much is obvious. But it won't come easily." - Naoko Takeuchi

"The people of the world, all of them, whether it is the different race or the different language or the different lifestyle, tend to only think about what we cannot share. But our brains are all the same. We are the same people. With everyone's strength, we can all share the same feelings. That much is obvious. But it won't come easily." - Naoko Takeuchi

"The people of the world, all of them, whether it is the different race or the different language or the different lifestyle, tend to only think about what we cannot share. But our brains are all the same. We are the same people. With everyone's strength, we can all share the same feelings. That much is obvious. But it wo' come easily." - Naoko Takeuchi

"There's an aspect of human nature in which we want to think we're better than somebody else. They're a different color. They speak a different language. They have a different name for the Creator. Whatever it is, that makes it okay for me to hate them, to try to get some of their land or some of their resources." - John Denver

"all communication is more or less cross-cultural. We learn to use language as we grow up, and growing up in different parts of the country, having different ethnic, religious, or class backgrounds, even just being male or female - all result in different ways of talking ..." - Deborah Tannen

"The publishing industry, unsurprisingly, is full of different people who love different things and express that love in different languages. Find the people, the editors and agents, with whom you share some language, and some sense of what makes literature worth reading." - Leslie Jamison

"There's a bit of a new guard of contemporary classical musicians in New York, and we play a lot of different kinds of music together. We do pop studio sessions, and we'll also play John Cage and more avant-garde work. We're developing a language of music that comes with a lot of different styles, different kinds of work." - Caroline Shaw

"Every time we moved on, I joined a different class in a different school with different girls until, aged 13, my father had taken the decision to pull me out of school altogether. Everything I needed, he reasoned, could be found within the rich language of Shakespeare's plays at which, by then, I was something of an old hand." - Felicity Kendal

"Your voice sounds completely different in different languages. It alters your personality somehow. I don't think people get the same feeling from you. The rhythm changes. Because the rhythm of the language is different, it changes your inner rhythm and that changes how you process everything." - Francois Arnaud

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

"A ruler must learn to persuade and not to compel... he must lay the best coffee hearth to attract the finest men... a good ruler has to learn his world's language... it's different for every world... the language of the rocks and growing things... the language you don't hear just with your ears... the Mystery of Life... not a problem to solve, but a reality to experience... Understanding must move with the flow of the process." - Frank Herbert

"Language is an impure medium. Speech is public property and words are the soiled products, not of nature, but of society, which circulates and uses them for a thousand different ends." - Edward Hirsch

"That's what I like about sports. No matter if everyone playing the game speaks completely different languages, on the field, or the court, wherever they are playing, the language of moves and passes and scores is all the same. Universal." - Rachel Cohn

"That's what I like about sports. No matter if everyone playing the game speaks completely different languages, on the field, or the court, wherever they are playing, the language of moves and passes and scores is all the same. Universal." - Rachel Cohn

"Ive got many different voices - I have a Southern girl, an Irish girl. I have a gibberish language that youd have to decipher. I guess I try to never take myself too seriously." - Rachel Miner

"Keep your language. Love its sounds, its modulation, its rhythm. But try to march together with men of different languages, remote from your own, who wish like you for a more just and human world." - Helder Camara

"The novel does not seek to establish a privileged language but it insists upon the freedom to portray and analyze the struggle between the different contestants for such privileges." - Salman Rushdie

"When God created Man, he gave him Music as a language different from all other languages. And early man sang his glory in the wilderness; and drew the hearts of kings and moved them from their thrones." - Khalil Gibran

"Working with composers often is a really frustrating experience because you speak a different language and, oftentimes, they take two or three jobs, at the same time. They're difficult and pretentious and they're tormented artists." - Peter Berg

"I think it's cool to do stuff in a different language. Basically, I learned English through listening to rap. A lot of people think it's funny. But it's true; I used to try to get the accents." - Wyclef Jean

"If you want to appeal to people of different languages and cultures, you have to move toward tropes that are universally recognized. Games, references, subtleties that only work in your language are hardly useful." - Tim Parks

"When the play is still evolving I try to be at rehearsal as often as possible, and part of that casting process. You find new things when the language is living in different people's mouths." - Lynn Nottage

"It's the true meaning of music being a universal language, constantly fighting and going through different boundaries in order for new people to hear the music and be like, "Oh, sh*t! I mess with this Pitbull kid."" - Pitbull

"I like to use my own language. Political movements are like living creatures - they develop. Each document expresses the times, the different stages and is part of the natural development." - Khaled Mashal

"In the English language, I can love my car, or my house, or my daughter, or traveling, but in Greek and how I grew up, love is described with different words." - Yanni

"Persia is very different from the Arab Middle East in terms of architecture and language. Even though we think of them as one big Middle Eastern area, in truth, Persia's quite distinct." - Ben Affleck

"The very same book, even if it is translated very accurately, let's say from Hebrew into English or from English into Hebrew, becomes a different book because language is a musical instrument." - Amos Oz

"We've become so used to the concept as a measuring and sorting tool, that it and its correlates - below-average, above-average - are everyday speech. We don't even question the language, although the challenges we face require a different mindset." - L. Todd Rose

"The universe was a language with a perfectly ambiguous grammar. Every physical event was an utterance that could be parsed in two entirely different ways, one causal and the other teleological." - Ted Chiang

"The novel does not seek to establish a privileged language but it insists upon the freedom to portray and analyse the struggle between the different contestants for such privileges." - Salman Rushdie

"it is nice that nobody writes as they talk and that the printed language is different from the spoken otherwise you could not lose yourself in books and of course you do you completely do." - Gertrude Stein

"I believe that the brain has evolved over millions of years to be responsive to different kinds of content in the world. Language content, musical content, spatial content, numerical content, etc." - Howard Gardner

"Translation is an interestingly different way to be involved both with poetry and with the language that I've found myself living in much of the time. I think the two feed each other." - Marilyn Hacker

"America's strength is not our diversity; our strength is our ability to unite people of different backgrounds around common principles. A common language is necessary to reach that goal." - Ernest Istook

"Moving to the US was quite a transition for me, to say the least! There were, and still are so many new things to get used to: the language, food, culture, even the style of basketball is different here!" - Yao Ming

"Why, der language down dar in de far South is jus' as different from ours in Maryland, as you can think. Dey laughed when dey heard me talk, an' I could not understand 'dem, no how." - Harriet Tubman

"In 'A Royal Affair' I had to learn to act like a queen and learned Danish. It's so much different to act in another language. It's the nuances in the words." - Alicia Vikander

"As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually, and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward distinct color effects never are done or over. New and different cases will be discovered time and again." - Josef Albers

"When I left Barcelona, staying in Spain was an important factor in my decision to join Madrid. I did not have to change country or learn a new language, adopt a different sort of lifestyle, and so on." - Luis Figo

"Well, with the French language, which I understood and spoke, however imperfectly, and read in great quantities, at certain times, the matter I suppose was slightly different from either Latin or Greek." - Robert Fitzgerald

"Talking in one language and talking in another, I think inevitably, produce two different personalities, as far as I've seen in other people. I assume it does the same for me." - Alma Guillermoprieto

"It is an agreeable and yet a painful sense of novelty to stand for the first time in the midst of a people whose language and manners are different from one's own." - Bayard Taylor

"Many nations use language simply to convey information, but it's different in Ireland. With most conversational exchanges you get an 'added extra' like the free little biscuit you sometimes get with a cappuccino in a fancy coffee place." - Marian Keyes

"Why on earth do we want closer connection with England? We have little in common with English people except our language. We are fast becoming an entirely different people." - Henry Lawson

"I've got many different voices - I have a Southern girl, an Irish girl. I have a gibberish language that you'd have to decipher. I guess I try to never take myself too seriously." - Rachel Miner

"Music therapy was so important in the early stages of my recovery because it can help retrain different parts of your brain to form language centers in areas where they weren't before you were injured." - Gabrielle Giffords

"It is useful to the historian, among others, to be able to see the commonest forms of different phenomena, whether phonetic, morphological or other, and how language lives, carries on and changes over time." - Ferdinand De Saussure

"In general, the philological movement opened up countless sources relevant to linguistic issues, treating them in quite a different spirit from traditional grammar; for instance, the study of inscriptions and their language. But not yet in the spirit of linguistics." - Ferdinand De Saussure

"At eight, I made a commitment to poetry. Until then, I thought I'd be a policeman. But I went a whole night without sleeping, and the next day the world had changed. It needed a different language." - Alice Oswald

"I really like acting in French. It's actually quite different for me, from acting in English. It's fun acting in a foreign language. You're liberated or freed from preconceptions." - Kristin Scott Thomas

"The two ethnic groups that remain fundamentally different from the Han Chinese - in terms of history, culture, language, religion and physical appearance - are the Uighurs and Tibetans. In these two groups, the Han Chinese come face to face with difference." - Martin Jacques

"Every actor you work with has a different method, same with the director. You have to figure out what your shared language is and how to best support each other, and also take care of yourself." - Kerry Washington

"Humans are crude linguists from the moment of birth - and perhaps even in the womb - to the extent at least that we can hear spoken sounds and begin to recognize different combinations of language sounds." - Jeffrey Kluger

"Power doesn't just exist. It is threaded through different mechanisms of control. I'm interested in those complexities. But I want to address that in very forthright language and sometimes with images." - Barbara Kruger

"All the things you put off, like learning to play the piano or leaning a different language? You're like, what's the point? I'm not really gonna do that, am I?" - Leslie Mann



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