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Japanese Language Quotes

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"Japanese is a very difficult language." - David Anders

"When this war is over, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell!" - William Halsey

"By the time we're through with them, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell." - William Halsey

"The only language that the Japanese whaling industry understands is economics." - Paul Watson

"As a linguist, I don't think of Ada as a big language. Now, English and Japanese, those are big languages. Ada is just a medium-sized language." - Larry Wall

"When a Japanese manufacturer was asked by his North American counterpart, What is the best language in which to do business?" the man responded: "My customer's language" - Leonard Sweet

"The word love carries the same vibration in any language. You probably know this guy, you probably had dinner with him yesterday. The Japanese water crystal guy?" - Ian Somerhalder

"Japanese is a baby talk - very, very hard to read, very, very, easy to talk. ... A very faint kind of language." - L Ron Hubbard

"I guess anime helped me understand the Japanese culture a little better and makes me want to honor certain language nuances that don't always translate to English." - Laura Bailey

"I took Japanese in high school. I'm Chinese, though, and I just fell in love with the language and the culture." - Matthew Moy

"If Japanese companies don't reform drastically and implement English as their daily business language, the economy will only continue to contract." - Shuji Nakamura

"After the non-Japanese Carlos Ghosn was brought in by Nissan to turn around the struggling auto manufacturer, he made English the company's official working language." - Rebecca Mackinnon

"My own view is that one cannot be religious in general any more than one can speak language in general; at any given moment one speaks French or English or Swahili or Japanese, but not 'language." - Susan Sontag

"Fashion is instant language." - Miuccia Prada

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

"Mathematics is a language" - J. Willard Gibbs

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

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

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

"One of the reasons they [the Japanese] have bad eyesight is probably these microscopic characters [furigana] which have many lines and strokes to them.& We wonder why they went mad and bombed Pearl Harbor when they knew they couldn't win. That [the Japanese language] would be a reason." - L Ron Hubbard

"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

"Language always gives you away." - George Carlin

"Abstraction is an esoteric language." - Eric Fischl

"A language Older Than Words" - Derrick Jensen

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

"Language is a living thing" - Gilbert Highet

"Christians have their own language." - Mike Warnke

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

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

"French was my first language." - Bob Cousy

"Metaphor is embodied in language." - Dennis Potter

"In language clarity is everything." - Confucius

"I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha." - Arthur Golden

"Even if I'm in Japan and I don't speak Japanese and the woman facing me doesn't speak French but she's dressed in Rykiel, and she recognizes me, then we have a common language right away." - Sonia Rykiel

"Speaking Spanish and Japanese has opened doors in my career and helped me bridge cultural differences, both in my personal and business life. During my football career I realised quickly what difference language skills can make" - Gary Lineker

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

"My life was very Japanese." - Bryan Clay

"I'm fascinated by Japanese cuisine." - Eric Ripert

"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

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

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

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

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

"Eighty percent of language lies to us." - Deena Metzger

"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

"Usage is the best language teacher." - Quintilian

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

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

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

"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

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

"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

"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

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

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

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

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

"Two nations divided by a common language." - Winston Churchill

"Sometimes, language is the sound of longing" - Simon Van Booy

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

"Poetry is the memory of language" - Jacques Roubaud

"Language is butchered by the media" - Don Watson

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

"Everyone smiles in the same language." - Anonymous

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

"Laughter is the language of the soul." - Pablo Neruda

"Language usage always has a political context." - Jackson Katz

"Music is the universal language of mankind." - Henry Wadsworth Longfello

"Being that can be understood is language." - Hans-Georg Gadamer

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

"I've always loved rhyming. I love language." - Mos Def

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

"Language is wine upon the lips." - Virginia Woolf

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

"Language is a virus from outer space." - William S Burroughs

"Ideas do not exist separately from language." - Karl Marx

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

"Language alone protects us from the scariness of things with no names. Language alone is meditation." - Toni Morrison

"Those who read in a second language write and spell better in that language." - Stephen D. Krashen

"Learning to read in one language helps us read a second language." - Stephen D. Krashen

"When you play music, you don't need a language. Music is a language." - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

"Truth and falsity is something that concerns language, it's a property of language." - Errol Morris

"Faith talks in the language of God. Doubt talks in the language of man." - E. W. Kenyon

"We invent the world through language. The world occurs through language." - Mal Pancoast

"The language of poetry is but the language of strong human passion!" - John Wilson

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

"When it comes to telling children stories, they don't need simple language. They need beautiful language." - Philip Pullman

"Because everyone uses language to talk, everyone thinks he can talk about language." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If you will scoff at language study how, save in terms of language, will you scoff?" - Mario Pei

"Language is power... Language can be used as a means of changing reality." - Adrienne Rich

"The world speaks of holy things in the only language it knows, which is worldly language." - Frederick Buechner

"Unfortunately, we're using the same language to talk about the language we'retalking about." - Donna Jo Napoli

"A man who has a language consequently possesses the world expressed and implied by that language." - Frantz Fanon

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

"Children must master the language of things before they master the language of words." - Friedrich Frobel

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

"The jargon of authenticity ... is a trademark of societalized chosenness, ... sub-language as superior language." - Theodor Adorno

"Job Control Language is the worst programming language ever designed anywhere by anybody for any purpose." - Fred Brooks

"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

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

"When a language die we don't know what we lose with language." - Patricia Ryan

"We always translate the other person's language into our own language." - Milton H. Erickson

"Language mavens commonly confuse their own peeves with a worsening of the language." - Steven Pinker

"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

"My favorite thing is landscaping. I love landscaping. And so what I'll do is, mostly I put language into search engines, and if I want to look, like, at tulip gardens, or, like, Georgian gardens, i love English gardens, how they're laid out. Japanese gardens, Asian gardens. So, I'm kind of a frustrated landscaper." - Michele Bachmann

"I remember I was really into this British band, The Vapors, with that song "Turning Japanese." I thought that they were really next level genius cryptic weirdos. And then I realized when I got older they are just using a lot of British words, and I didn't know what they meant. But I thought, Oh, they are making up their own language." - Craig Finn

"I've translated a lot of American literature into Japanese, and I think that what makes a good translator is, above all, a feel for language and also a great affection for the work you're translating. If one of those elements is missing the translation won't be worth much." - Haruki Murakami

"I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha. He and I never discussed his parentage, which was an open secret, but it fascinated me." - Arthur Golden

"The big problem in translating is that we had to translate the language. People may not know that we record the podcast in Japanese, translate it to English and then actors play us on the podcast. I'm not actually Scott Aukerman, I'm the actor who plays his voice on the podcast. Unfortunately, it's cost prohibitive on a television show." - Scott Aukerman

"I'm trying to talk to my kids in Japanese, because I'm not a pro English speaker. My wife speaks to them in English. That's her first language. I don't want my kids to feel the same as me when I was studying English. It was so frustrating." - Miyavi

"We must not again underestimate the Japanese." - Chester W Nimitz

"How could they possibly be Japanese planes?" - Husband E. Kimmel

"I've always been inspired by Japanese style." - Rihanna

"The Japanese are hard to figure out." - Jerry Garcia

"I've always been fascinated by Japanese culture." - Sarah Michelle Gellar

"Japanese food makes me feel particularly good." - David Mitchell

"The Japanese fans always send weird things." - Tom Felton

"The official language of the State of Illinois shall be known hereafter as the American language, and not the English language." - Frank Church

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

"Sign language is my first language. English and Spanish are my second languages. I learned Spanish from my grandparents, sign language from my parents, and English from television." - Jack Jason

"Hebrew as a contemporary language, especially for poetry, is no longer the language of the Bible; but neither is it not the language of the Bible." - Cynthia Ozick

"When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food." - Phil Collins

"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

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

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

"Act averse to nasty language and partial to fruity tea." - Al Swearengen

"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



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