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"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

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

"I studied in American school, so yes, I grew up speaking English and Spanish. Obviously, Spanish is my first language." - Eiza Gonzalez

"I certainly like that the Spanish language is spoken around me." - Andrew Breitbart

"I think it's important if you're American to have a second language, and Spanish is the language to have." - Thalia

"I could speak Spanish fluently growing up, but I'm so out of practice, and I have such a tremendous respect for songwriting in the Spanish language." - Miguel

"My shirt and my hat always say 'World Champion' in some language. English, Spanish, Chinese, 'Star Wars' language, which is also known as Aurebesh, mermaid language." - Judah Friedlander

"I would like to spend more time with Spanish poetry. I know French better than Spanish, but Spanish was my first language, and my father spoke it to us." - Helen Vendler

"In some countries, of course, Spanish is the language spoken in public. But for many American children whose families speak Spanish at home, it becomes a private language. They use it to keep the English-speaking world at bay." - Richard Rodriguez

"You've got a new Spanish-language album out now, and the single is 1 on the Billboard Latin chart." - Gloria Estefan

"I learned Spanish at home and, since half my family doesn't speak English, it's my first language." - Odette Annable

"I think in general I've never dared compose in Spanish. First of all, it is such an intricate language." - Marc Anthony

"I hope to get my name out there more in the Spanish-language business side of the world." - Julie Gonzalo

"If I had mastered the Spanish language to any extent, I might have gone in that direction." - Leon Redbone

"Language cares." - Howard Nemerov

"I will never stop working on Spanish-language projects because that's my language, and because I'm a Latina and Mexican before anything else." - Kate Del Castillo

"My first language is both English and Spanish. My mom was raised in Los Angeles, so with her we spoke English, but my father was born in Cuba, so with him we spoke Spanish." - Jencarlos Canela

"I failed world geography, civics, Spanish and English. And when you fail Spanish and English, they do not consider you bilingual. They may call you bi-ignorant because you can't speak any language." - Tim Scott

"To me, a big crossover was what happened to me years ago, like bringing my music in Spanish to Europe, or Asia. To me, that's a crossover because Spanish is not a language that everybody talks." - Thalia

"I really believe amendment " to make English our common and unifying language" is racist. I think it's directed basically to people who speak Spanish." - Ruben Aguilar

"Be careful. I would' want anything to happen to the worst Spanish student in the history of the language." I laughed. "No problemo." - Kiersten White

"Be careful. I wouldn't want anything to happen to the worst Spanish student in the history of the language." I laughed. "No problemo." - Kiersten White

"You've got a new Spanish-language album out now ["90 Millas," released in September of 2007], and the single ["No Llores"] is 1 on the Billboard Latin chart." - Gloria Estefan

"My career did start in the Spanish language industry, and that's probably because my father is my manager. He pushed my career in the direction he knew best." - Jencarlos Canela

"I realised a long time ago that instrumental music speaks a lot more clearly than English, Spanish, Yiddish, Swahili, any other language. Pure melody goes outside time." - Carlos Santana

"When I started writing seriously in high school, English was the language I had at my disposal - my Spanish was domestic, colloquial, and not particularly literary or sophisticated." - Daniel Alarcon

"I hold 'Mi Tierra,' my first Spanish-language album, very close to me because that was all done in my native tongue and won me my first Grammy." - Gloria Estefan

"When I was in Mexico and started to dream in Spanish, I knew that was a good sign that I was learning the language. It was cool." - Andrea Navedo

"Spanish is a poetic language, in particular the Spanish of Mexico which has a wonderful animistic attitude you might not see in the Spanish of the peninsula. I think it has to do with the indigenous way of looking at nature." - Sandra Cisneros

"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

"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

"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

"Fashion is instant language." - Miuccia Prada

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

"Language changes very fast." - John M. Smith

"BASIC - A programming language." - Anonymous

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

"Language is fossil Poetry." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I love body language." - Anton Corbijn

"Lexicographers are language reporters." - Erin Mckean

"It really takes growing up to treasure the specialness of being different. Now I understand that I've gotten to enjoy things that others have not, whether it's the laughter, the poetry of my Spanish language - I love Spanish poetry, because my grandmother loved it - our food, our music. Everything about my culture has given me enormous education and joy." - Sonia Sotomayor

"I know Spanish pretty well. I'm half-Puerto Rican - my mom is from Puerto Rico - so I have a lot of family there, and my mom's first language is Spanish. But growing up in the States, and with my dad being from the States, I'm kind of just like this white kid." - David Lambert

"It's easier for me to act in Spanish, but as soon as I get the lines in English and I know them by heart, it becomes really easy. You don't have to worry about the language anymore. It just takes more time. In Spanish, I can learn lines in 10 minutes. In English, it's going to take an hour." - Ana De La Reguera

"I don't speak Spanish, and I get so much crap for it. Oddly enough, it was the first language I learned, but somehow I lost it throughout the years. I can understand pieces of it, but I don't speak it. I need to speak it. I want to teach my kids Spanish." - Ryan Guzman

"French, for example, is declining as an international language, but Spanish, Mandarin and Arabic are all languages of the future. Ethnic minority groups in the UK may well prove to be a major asset in this effort." - David Graddol

"And I have a dream of a New American Language, one with a little bit more Spanish. I have a dream of a new pop music, that tells the truth with a good beat and some nice harmonies." - Dan Bern

"I will go anywhere if you say the phrase 'there might be cake.' I would go to the Department of Motor Vehicles, register somebody else's boat in Spanish, a language I do not speak, without ID - for cake." - Greg Behrendt

"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

"The Language Laboratory at Cambridge is a very good way of finding out about grammar and the vocabulary and that's why I learned to read German and later on I added Spanish, the standard European languages." - Clive James

"I worry these days that Latinos in California speak neither Spanish nor English very well. They are in a kind of linguistic limbo between the two. They don't really have a language, and are, in some deep sense, homeless." - Richard Rodriguez

"I will never know what it's like to have only one language in my head. I have the pleasure of being able to move back and forth between Spanish and English, and I incorporate both languages in my books." - Pat Mora

"Everyone knows English is my second language and my vocabulary is not as broad as it is in Spanish, and because of this, sometimes I use the wrong words to express myself." - Juan Pablo Galavis

"Guess who's running for president? Jeb Bush. Jeb was governor of Florida and he speaks fluent Spanish, which raises the question: What language did his brother speak? What was that?" - David Letterman

"'Marielena' was a wonderful experience that so many people still remember today. It challenged me to practice my Spanish. Having been born and raised in Miami, English was very much my dominant language!" - Maria Canals Barrera

"There's a melody in everything. And once you find the melody, then you connect immediately with the heart. Because sometimes English or Spanish, Swahili or any language gets in the way. But nothing penetrates the heart faster than the melody." - Carlos Santana

"I love the Italian culture - it's a beautiful culture. I love the language, the Italian people, their music, their attitudes... I just love it! Sometimes I think I'm an Italian trapped in a Spanish woman's body." - Penelope Cruz

"One of the biggest problems is - you know, I've got some Hispanic friends - is that a lot of those folks that don't know English, is primarily because they don't even know Spanish. They don't even know their own language." - Bobby Schilling

"When you get into the third or fourth generation of Latino immigrants to the United States, you see the kids speaking more English than Spanish, and it's important that we don't lose our identity, our language." - Thalia

"The language of the heart is mankind's main common language." - Suzy Kassem

"Whatever Language Pakistan understands India should teach in that language" - Narendra Modi

"The language of the poem is the language of particulars." - Mary Oliver

"But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought." - George Orwell

"Poetry is language in orbit." - Seamus Heaney

"Music is a universal language." - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

"Fashion is an instant language." - Miuccia Prada

"Language always gives you away." - George Carlin

"Abstraction is an esoteric language." - Eric Fischl

"Anguish is the universal language" - Alice Fulton

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

"Humor is a universal language." - Joel Goodman

"Sometimes language is not enough." - Justin Adams

"Language is a living thing" - Gilbert Highet

"Christians have their own language." - Mike Warnke

"Music is the universal language." - John Wilson

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

"My programming language was solder." - Terry Pratchett

"Language is memory and metaphor." - Storm Jameson

"Language is the only homeland." - Czeslaw Milosz

"Metaphor is embodied in language." - Dennis Potter

"Image is an international language." - Marjane Satrapi

"In language clarity is everything." - Confucius

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

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

"I love my Spanish fans!" - Emilia Clarke

"Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition." - Monty Python"s Flying Circus

"Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition..." - Graham Chapman

"On of the reasons that I wanted to study literature was because it exposed everything. Writers looked for secrets that had never been mined. Every writer has to invent their own magical language, in order to describe the indescribable. They might seem to be writing in French, English, or Spanish, but really they were writing in the language of butterflies, crows, and hanged men." - Heather O'Neill

"This happens to a lot of kids from different backgrounds - they lose a lot of their parents' and grandparents' teachings, language and culture because they have to deal with another language and culture 24/7. By the time I was 44, I was terrible at Spanish. I was always intimidated whenever I had to speak it." - Erik Estrada

"I have never been particularly good with languages. Despite a dozen years of Hebrew school and a lifetime of praying in the language, I'm ashamed to admit that I still can't read an Israeli newspaper. Besides English, the only language I speak with any degree of fluency is Spanish." - Joshua Foer

"My Spanish is a daughter's Spanish. I write, but my Spanish really is very limited." - Sandra Cisneros

"I think it's good for anybody to learn languages. Americans are particularly limited in that way. Europeans less so... We're beginning to have Spanish move in on English in the states because of all the people coming from Hispanic countries... and we're beginning to learn some Spanish. And I think that's a good thing... Only having one language is very limiting... You get to think that's the way the human race is made; there's only one language worth speaking... Well, this isn't good for English." - W S Merwin

"There is a language beyond human language, an elemental language, one that arises from the land itself." - Linda Hogan

"The C language combines all the power of assembly language with all the ease-of-use of assembly language." - Mark Pearce

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

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

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

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

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

"There is no language without deceit." - Italo Calvino

"Language is the machine of the poet." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"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

"Experience is always larger than language." - Adrienne Rich

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

"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

"Our language is the reflection of ourselves." - Cesar Chavez

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

"The language of truth is unvarnished enough." - Seneca the Younger

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

"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

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

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

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

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

"Conduct is more convincing than language." - John Woolman

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

"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

"Cultures are virtual realities made of language." - Terence Mckenna

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

"Language is butchered by the media" - Don Watson

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

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

"Everyone smiles in the same language." - Anonymous

"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

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

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

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

"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



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