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Language Acquisition Quotes

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"Literacy, written language is a very late acquisition in terms of human evolution." - Jean Berko Gleason

"For the scientific acquisition of knowledge is almost as tedious as the routine acquisition of wealth." - Eric Linklater

"I never taught language for the purpose of teaching it; but invariably used language as a medium for the communication of thought; thus the learning of language was coincident with the acquisition of knowledge." - Anne Sullivan Macy

"Language cares." - Howard Nemerov

"UG [universal grammar] may be regarded as a characterization of the genetically determined language faculty. One may think of thisfaculty as a 'language acquisition device,' an innate component of the human mind that yields a particular language through interaction with present experience, a device that converts experience into a system of knowledge attained: knowledge of one or another language." - Noam Chomsky

"I ended up doing four or five plays in college and being an English major with my thesis in language acquisition, which I was planning to study in graduate school." - Carrie Coon

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

"Verbing weirds language." - Bill Watterson

"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

"Lexicographers are language reporters." - Erin Mckean

"Language changes very fast." - John Maynard Smith

"Learn Languages the Right Way. Language acquisition games and abstract communicative method are bullshit. The second-best way to learn a foreign language is alone in a room doing skull-numbing rote memorization of vocabulary, grammar, key phrases, and colloquialisms. The best way is in bed." - Chuck Thompson

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

"Fashion is an instant language." - Miuccia Prada

"Abstraction is an esoteric language." - Eric Fischl

"Photography is my only language." - Andre Kertesz

"A language Older Than Words" - Derrick Jensen

"Humor is a universal language." - Joel Goodman

"Language is a social event." - Richard Rodriguez

"Sometimes language is not enough." - Justin Adams

"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

"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

"Acquisition means life to miserable mortals." - Hesiod

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

"Every man prays in his own language." - Duke Ellington

"The original language of Christianity is translation." - Lamin Sanneh

"Language is the tool of the tools" - Lev S. Vygotsky

"Silence is the language of inertia." - Margaret Heffernan

"Language transcends us and yet we speak." - Maurice Merleau-Ponty

"Language can do what it ca' say." - William Stafford

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

"Politically correct is the language of cowardice." - Billy Connolly

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

"Language can do what it can't say." - William Stafford

"Musicians are not so concerned with language." - Ry Cooder

"What purifies the heart refines language." - John Lancaster Spalding

"But ordinary language is all right." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"We've driven teenagers crazy in every language." - Robert B. Sherman

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

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

"No means yes in grasshopper language." - Noel Fielding

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

"All language is but a poor translation." - Franz Kafka

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

"Numbers constitute the only universal language." - Nathanael West

"Mastery of language affords one remarkable opportunities." - Alexandre Dumas

"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

"C is the assembly language of Tcl." - Karl Lehenbauer

"A language is everything you do." - Margaret Atwood

"It is by metaphor that language grows." - Julian Jaynes

"Tears are the silent language of grief." - Voltaire

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

"Instrumental music can spread the international language." - Herb Alpert

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

"High thoughts must have high language." - Aristophanes

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

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

"Painting is by nature a luminous language." - Robert Delaunay

"I was always influenced by language." - Helen Dunmore

"Music truly is the universal language." - Herbie Hancock

"Smiles are the language of love." - David Hare

"Music is the soul of language." - Max Heindel

"War is what happens when language fails." - Margaret Atwood

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

"True creativity often starts where language ends." - Arthur Koestler

"All language is a popularity contest." - Erin Mckean

"English is not my first language." - Zhu Zhu

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

"Love is the language all animals understand." - Anthony D. Williams

"God doesn't need verbal language for communication." - Mary C. Neal

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

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

"Speech happens to not be his language." - Madame De Stael

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

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

"Language is the dress of thought." - Samuel Johnson

"The eyes have one language everywhere." - George Herbert

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

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

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

"It's embarrassingly plain how inadequate language is." - Anthony Doerr

"Dig - the mostly uncouth - language of grace." - Geoffrey Hill



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