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

"The art of communication is the language of leadership." - James Humes

"Prose-it might be speculated-is discourse; poetry ellipsis. Prose is spoken aloud; poetry overheard. The one is presumably articulate and social, a shared language, the voice of "communication"; the other is private, allusive, teasing, sly, idiosyncratic as the spider's delicate web, a kind of witchcraft unfathomable to ordinary minds." - Joyce Carol Oates

"Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language." - Anonymous

"Art is communication spoken by man for humanity in a language raised above the everyday happening." - Mary Wigman

"Animal language is a contagious expression of mood effecting communication between social partners." - Robert Ardrey

"There's something in music which is obviously beyond language itself. It's communication in its purest form." - Matthew Bellamy

"My communication with aliens is not verbal - we speak the language of light." - Valeria Lukyanova

"The communication of ideas requires a similitude of thought and language . . ." - Edward Gibbon

"Human suffering is articulated in language; communication is how we seek help, consolation, etc." - Rigoberto Gonzalez

"I think of architecture as language, and I look within the intra-communication between architects." - Jimenez Lai

"Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language." - Walt Disney

"A common language is a first step towards communication across cultural boundaries." - Ethan Zuckerman

"Language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication." - Abraham Maslow

"Art is a language, an instrument of knowledge, an instrument of communication." - Jean Dubuffet

"The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living." - T S Eliot

"While language can surely be used for communication (as can much else), communication probably has no special role in its design or evolution." - Noam Chomsky

"Man's command of the language is most important. Next to kissing, it's the most exciting form of communication." - Oren Arnold

"Language is a poor enough means of communication as it is. So we should use all the words we have." - Caitlin R. Kiernan

"NVC is founded on language and communication skills that strengthen our ability to remain human, even under trying conditions." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Photography has escalated almost exponentially! It is a language which covers almost every aspect of communication; factual and expressive." - Ansel Adams

"I come from a tradition - from the Jewish tradition, which believes in words, in language, in communication." - Elie Wiesel

"Content is built on communication. You can't learn anything if you haven't learned how to understand language, or to read." - Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

"Nonverbal communication forms a social language that is in many ways richer and more fundamental than our words." - Leonard Mlodinow

"Spoken language clearly differentiates Homo sapiens from all other creatures. None but humankind produces a complex spoken language, a medium for communication and a medium for introspective reflection." - Richard Leakey

"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

"Fashion is instant language." - Miuccia Prada

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

"BASIC - A programming language." - Anonymous

"Music is the greatest communication in the world." - Lou Rawls

"Communication works for those who work at it." - John Powell

"The whole problem is to establish communication with ones self." - E B White

"Only through communication can human life hold meaning." - Paulo Freire

"The greatest communication skill is paying value to others." - Denis Waitley

"I think communication starts when words are not present at all ... I think we put so much emphasis on language, actually silence is so much more important." - Marina Abramovic

"The way I make art, the way a lot of people make art, is as an extension of language and communication, where references are incredibly important." - Shepard Fairey

"Language is material to shape and mold, not only a transparent or invisible medium for communication, business contracts, or telling stories." - Kenneth Goldsmith

"What you wear represents you to the world, especially now, when communication between people is so fast. Fashion is a universal language that everyone understands." - Miuccia Prada

"Classical music is a special taste like Greek language or pre-Columbian archeology, not a common culture of reciprocal communication and psychological shorthand." - Allan Bloom

"When language is used without true significance, it loses its purpose as a means of communication and becomes an end in itself." - Karl Jaspers

"Fashions are not fashions at all but refashioning; language is not communication but reinvention. They are never in place but on display." - Dionne Brand

"The ultimate role of photography as a contemporary language of visual communication consists of its capacity to slow down our fast and chaotic way of reading images." - Luigi Ghirri

"Classical music is now a special taste, like the Greek language or pre-Columbian archeology, not a common culture of reciprocal communication and psychological shorthand." - Allan Bloom

"The way I make art - the way a lot of people make art - is as an extension of language and communication, where references are incredibly important." - Shepard Fairey

"Evolution teaches us the original purpose of language was to ritualize men's threats and curses, his spells to compel the gods; communication came later." - Gene Wolfe

"Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it." - Lou Rawls

"Language is an inadequate form of communication. If you've picked up an instrument, it's because you don't feel you are communicating sufficiently." - Stephen Stills

"In many ways, effective communication begins with mutual respect, communication that inspires, encourages others to do their best." - Zig Ziglar

"So much of language is unspoken. So much of language is compromised of looks and gestures and sounds that are not words. People are ignorant of the vast complexity of their own communication." - Garth Stein

"The research carried out in the area of language technology is of utmost importance for the consolidation of Portuguese as a language of global communication in the information society." - Pedro Passos Coelho

"The language of digital communication is a language we don't understand in a way. People say the internet is like the Wild West in that it's lawless and we haven't worked out how to make it structured or moral." - Tom Hiddleston

"It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts to reality essentially without the use of language and that language is merely an incidental means of solving specific problems of communication or reflection." - Edward Sapir

"Sometimes language is not enough." - Justin Adams

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

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

"In an age when other fantastically speedy, widespread media are triumphing, and running the risk of flattening all communication onto a single, homogenous surface, the function of literature is communication between things that are different simply because they are different, not blunting but even sharpening the differences between them, following the true bent of written language." - Italo Calvino

"For the social ecologist language is not "communication." It is not just "message." It is substance. It is the cement that holds humanity together. It creates community and communication. Social ecologists need not be "great" writers; but they have to be respectful writers, caring writers." - Peter Drucker

"Each of these failures for me is a failure of communication, via a mode of communication that can be violent or meant to behave violently. Butler provides a way of thinking about how language becomes an instrument of violence. And why we feel it as such." - Claudia Rankine

"For the social ecologist language is not communication. It is not just message. It is substance. It is the cement that holds humanity together. It creates community and communication....Social ecologists need not be great writers; but they have to be respectful writers, caring writers." - Peter Drucker

"I am a writer, I deal in words. There is no word that should stay in word jail, every word is completely free. There is no word that is worse than another word. It's all language, it's all communication." - Quentin Tarantino

"I am fourth-generation deaf, which means everyone in my immediate family is deaf. So I grew up always having 100 percent accessibility to language and communication, which was wonderful and something so many deaf people dont have." - Shoshannah Stern

"The powerful notion of entropy, which comes from a very special branch of physics ... is certainly useful in the study of communication and quite helpful when applied in the theory of language." - J Robert Oppenheimer

"Music can make a difference. There is a global nature to music, which has the potential to bring all people together. Music is truly an international language, and I hope to contribute by widening communication as much as I can." - Marvin Hamlisch

"What I'm constantly striving for in my prose is clarity. So that, ideally, the writing will become so transparent that the reader will forget that the medium of communication is language." - Jonathan Lethem

"The single most important lesson of effective communication is this: Focus on clarity. Concentrate on precisions. Don't worry about constructing beautiful sentences. Beauty comes from meaning, not language. Accuracy is the most effective style of all." - David Gerrold

"The chimpanzees taught me a lot about nonverbal communication. The big difference between them and us is that they don't have spoken language. Everything else is almost the same: Kissing, embracing, swaggering, shaking the fist." - Jane Goodall

"Teacher, school administrators and parents will come away from Life-Enriching Education with skills in language, communication, and ways of structuring the learning environment that support the development of autonomy and interdependence in the classroom." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"What is the shortest word in the English language that contains the letters: abcdef? Answer: feedback. Don't forget that feedback is one of the essential elements of good communication." - Anonymous

"Expression and communication in the peak-experiences tend often to become poetic, mythical, and rhapsodic, as if this were the natural kind of language to express such states of being." - Abraham Maslow

"On the other hand, in a society whose communication component is becoming more prominent day by day, both as a reality and as an issue, it is clear that language assumes a new importance." - Jean-Francois Lyotard

"All that has been integrated into NVC has been known for centuries about consciousness, language, communication skills, and use of power that enable us to maintain a perspective of empathy for ourselves and others, even under trying conditions." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Mass communication communicates massively: its language lacks precise articulation and avoids demanding terms; it argues for the kind of behavior in life which will make a "good program": ethic equals showbiz." - Frederic Raphael

"Great communication depends on two simple skills-context, which attunes a leader to the same frequency as his or her audience, and delivery, which allows a leader to phrase messages in a language the audience can understand." - John C Maxwell

"Photography, like any other art, is a form of communication. The artist is not blowing bubbles for his own gratification, but is speaking a language, is telling somebody something." - William Mortensen

"When you speak in other tongues, no one understands what you're saying, because you're speaking to God. It's a direct communication between your spirit and God. You're speaking the language that only He understands." - Chris Oyakhilome

"The single most important lesson of effective communication is this: Focus on clarity. Concentrate on precisions. Do' worry about constructing beautiful sentences. Beauty comes from meaning, not language. Accuracy is the most effective style of all." - David Gerrold

"Meaning is made in conversation, reality is created in communication, and knowledge is generated through social interaction.... Language is the vehicle through which we create our understanding of the world." - Diana Whitney

"The undoubted sign of a society well under control or in decline is that language has ceased to be a means of communication and has become instead a shield for those who master it." - John Ralston Saul

"Don't forget that costumes, like dreams, are symbolic communication. Dreams teach us that a language for everything exists - for every object, every color worn, every clothing detail. Hence, costumes provide an aesthetic objectification that helps to tell the character's story." - Federico Fellini

"Every day, we communicate more with our energy, body language, face and eyes. That really is what communication is, and not so much words. And it's rare that you get to explore that in a film." - Dakota Fanning

"If I were to arrive at a foreign country like Czech Republic, I don't have to speak Czech to understand the feeling of the local sensations through architecture. That is a kind of communication that no language can perform." - Jimenez Lai

"Mass communication communicates massively: its language lacks precise articulation and avoids demanding terms; it argues for the kind of behavior in life which will make a good program : ethic equals showbiz." - Frederic Raphael

"One's language is a spiritual location. It houses your soul. If you were born in America all essential communication, your deepest conversations with yourself, will be in English.... Your English is the principal instrument of your humanity." - Saul Bellow

"I understood that synergistic dance between photographer and object - 'muse,' if you will, 'model,' whatever you call us. It's that silent language of communication, like being psychic with each other." - Carmen Dellorefice

"On the other hand, in a society whose communication component is becoming more prominent day by day, both as a reality and as an issue, it is clear that language assumes a new importance." - Jeanfrancois Lyotard

"But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication." - Abraham Maslow

"Scientists attach great importance to the human capacity for spoken language. But we also have a parallel track of nonverbal communication, which may reveal more than our carefully chosen words, and sometimes be at odds with them." - Leonard Mlodinow

"I am fourth-generation deaf, which means everyone in my immediate family is deaf. So I grew up always having 100 percent accessibility to language and communication, which was wonderful and something so many deaf people don't have." - Shoshannah Stern

"Language as a communication tool is the primary element from which literature is created. Even in pre-literate societies, it exists as songs, riddles, or epics that are chanted." - F Sionil Jose

"The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication." - Michael Faraday

"Of all the life skills available to us, communication is perhaps the most empowering." - Bret Morrison

"The great myth of our times is that technology is communication." - Libby Larsen

"Gossip is irresponsible communication." - Rita Mae Brown

"Friendship requires great communication." - Saint Francis De Sales

"Communication is my thing." - Naomi Klein

"No communication is terrible!" - Jeff Bezos

"Consensus demands communication." - John Dewey

"Self-consciousness kills communication." - Rick Steves

"Art is communication." - Madeleine L'Engle

"Writing is a communication." - Theodore Sturgeon

"Communication is so key." - Ashley Tisdale

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

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

"Usage is the best language teacher." - Quintilian

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

"Between two beings there is always the barrier of words. Man has so many ears and speaks so many languages. Should it nevertheless be possible to understand one another? Is real communication possible if word and language betray us every time? Shall, in the end, only the language of tanks and guns prevail and not human reason and understanding?" - Joost Meerloo

"Lacking a shared language, emotions are perhaps our most effective means of cross-species communication. We can share our emotions, we can understand the language of feelings, and that's why we form deep and enduring social bonds with many other beings. Emotions are the glue that binds." - Marc Bekoff

"Although the Irish language is connected with the many recollections that twine around the hearts of Irishmen, yet the superior utility of the English tongue, as the medium of all modern communication, is so great that I can witness without a sigh the gradual decline of the Irish language." - Daniel O'Connell

"No one can create a noteworthy work without knowing the tenets of their own language and literature. Language is renewed but it never changes its essence, because the contracts that have come about over time for communication cannot be rescinded so easily." - Simin Behbahani

"I sing only in Meronian - my own language - but there are also elements of English and Finnish languages in our songs. When we use the spiritual Meronian language, the word 'international' doesn't do justice to our band. This kind of psychic language's means of communication can reach galaxies beyond our planet, not to mention the other living and inanimate entities of our own planet." - Jussi Lehtisalo

"A second person that's come to my life very recently, and I'm thankful for it, is Marshall Rosenberg, the founder of the Nonviolent Communication Organization. He has all these books about how we can use our language nonviolently to help create peace. He's using a lot of Buddhism too, but he's helping me to think about language." - Sandra Cisneros

"There are many deaf people who couldn't imagine living in a marriage without someone who doesn't speak their language. For me, I believe that hearing or deaf is fine as long as both parties are willing to communicate in each other's language. But if there's no communication, then the marriage, I believe, will be difficult if not doomed." - Marlee Matlin

"Singing in second language makes you brave in a way you're not aware of. You say things in very blunt ways or direct ways. It sets your mind free because you don't have a history with the language. You have to use the most direct way of communication, which is saying what you want to say in the way you can." - Anna Ternheim

"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

"Silence is God's language, and it's a very difficult language to learn." - Thomas Keating

"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

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

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

"Unlearn'd, he knew no schoolman's subtle art, No language, but the language of the heart." - Alexander Pope

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

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

"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

"As far as nonviolence and Spiritual Activism, Marshall Rosenberg is it! Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, is essential reading for anyone who wants to improve their communication skills. Applying the concepts within the book will help guide the reader towards a more loving, compassionate, and nonviolent way of understanding and functioning with others, and foster more compassion in the world. I highly recommend this book." - Marianne Williamson

"Communication is not saying something; communication is being heard," - Frances Hesselbein

"The only healthy communication style is assertive communication." - Jim Rohn

"Clear communication. Respect. A lot of laughter. And a lot of orgasms. That's what makes a marriage work." - Dr Dre

"Thank God for the reality for which we were created, a moment-by-moment communication with God himself." - Francis Schaeffer

"Effective communication is built on the cement of trust. And trust is based on trustworthiness, not politics." - Stephen Covey

"It seemed rather incongruous that in a society of super sophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners." - Erma Bombeck

"Setting a good example is truly the most effective means of communication - and setting a poor one is disastrous!" - Jan Carlzon

"Violence is essentially wordless. and it can begin only where thought and rational communication have broken down." - Thomas Merton

"Communication is the universal solvent." - L Ron Hubbard

"Great communication begins with connection." - Oprah Winfrey

"Don't confuse legibility with communication." - David Carson

"Never mistake legibility for communication." - David Carson



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