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"I want to understand you, I study your obscure language." - Alexander Pushkin

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

"The most difficult step in the study of language is the first step." - Leonard Bloomfield

"I study hard at Russian, which is a tough but most attractive language." - Bayard Taylor

"To study Buddhism is to study ourselves. To study ourselves is to forget ourselves." - Dogen

"Semantics, or the study of meaning, remained undeveloped, while phonetics made rapid progress and even came to occupy the central place in the scientific study of language." - Roman Jakobson

"Fashion is instant language." - Miuccia Prada

"Language disguises thought." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"If language is intimately related to being human, then when we study language we are, to a remarkable degree, studying human nature." - Charlton Laird

"The Hebrew language will go from the synagogue to the house of study, and from the house of study to the school, and from the school it will come into the home and... become a living language" - Eliezer Ben-Yehuda

"One of the special beauties of America is that it is the only country in the world where you are not advised to learn the language before entering. Before I ever set out for the United States, I asked a friend if I should study American. His answer was unequivocal. "On no account," he said. "The more English you sound, the more likely you are to be believed."" - Quentin Crisp

"Literature speaks the language of the imagination, and the study of literature is supposed to train and improve the imagination." - Northrop Frye

"Columbia University, where I went to study in 1993, insisted its undergraduates learn a foreign language, so I discovered French." - Aravind Adiga

"Study your lessons, don't settle for less." - Tupac Shakur

"If you want to be a musician, study your craft. Study music." - Billy Eckstine

"To understand the culture, study the dance. To understand the dance, study the people." - Charles Davis

"In applications of the music-as-language metaphor we should attend to diverse musical traditions in musical terms, including not only traditions of the music we study but also traditions of how we study music." - Harold Powers

"Remember that, however patient your study, you will never in adult life learn any language perfectly; the best you can hope for is to be a bore." - Evelyn Waugh

"You acquire a language most readily in the country where it is spoken; you study mineralogy best among miners; and so with everything else." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The whole reason to study (and learn to control) body language is to have that support (rather than undercut) your message." - Nick Morgan

"It is no secret that the fruits of language study are in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them." - Edward Sapir

"Psychobabble attempts to redefine the entire English language just to make a correct statement incorrect. Psychology is the study of why someone would try to do this." - Criss Jami

"There's something about studying body language and non-spoken emotion - I know the innate response. But to really study it like a science would be fun." - Shia Labeouf

"In the lives of individuals and societies, language is a factor of greater importance than any other. For the study of language to remain solely the business of a handful of specialists would be a quite unacceptable state of affairs." - Ferdinand De Saussure

"Grammar is what gives sense to language .... sentences make words yield up their meaning. Sentences actively create sense in language. And the business of the study of sentences is grammar." - David Crystal

"Study! Study ! Study! Get an education." - Kerry Washington

"Study a foreign language if you have opportunity to do so. You may never be called to a land where that language is spoken, but the study will have given you a better understanding of your own tongue or of another tongue you may be asked to acquire." - Gordon B Hinckley

"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

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

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

"we will encourage more Americans to study in Muslim communities" - Barack Obama

"Remember, Christ's scholars must study upon their knees." - Charles Spurgeon

"To pray well is the better half of study." - Martin Luther

"I am busily engaged in study of the Bible." - Abraham Lincoln

"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

"He that would speak Divine things in a language which living men of to-day can comprehend, must keep up with the researches and discoveries of men who study nature, and put her words into the speech of the present." - John H. Vincent

"I don't see how the study of language and literature can be separated from the question of free speech, which we all know is fundamental to our society. [p.92]" - Northrop Frye

"I was a criminal science fanatic and went to study it in college as well and I think that helped me [on NCIS] because I was comfortable with the language, I had studied criminal science in school for years." - Pauley Perrette

"Language does not extend to explaining the Way in detail, but it can be grasped intuitively. Study this book; read a word then ponder on it. If you interpret the meaning loosely you will mistake the Way." - Miyamoto Musashi

"Consider six or eight hours a day sacred to the Lord and His work, and let nothing hinder your giving this time (to language study and practice) till you can preach fluently and intelligibly." - James Hudson Taylor

"He that would speak Divine things in a language which living men of to-day can comprehend, must keep up with the researches and discoveries of men who study nature, and put her words into the speech of the present." - John Heyl Vincent

"Our language is the product of ... extraordinary thought and philosophical greatness. ... There is a lifetime and more of study here, which would turn our impoverishing certitudes into humanizing doubts." - Allan Bloom

"Consider six or eight hours a day sacred to the Lord and His work, and let nothing hinder your giving this time (to language study and practice) till you can preach fluently and intelligibly." - Hudson Taylor

"In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech." - Aristotle

"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

"I think if you study people in the street today, you do sometimes feel that they have taken their behavior and their language from things that they have seen rather than read - from soap operas and movies and so on." - Ronald Frame

"To those of you who study history, economics, sociology, literature and language I present the challenge of the utilization of the enormous resources in our grasp to the problem of creating a genuinely good life for yourselves and your children." - Polykarp Kusch

"Right before 'American Dreams,' I started to pursue these avenues, like short films and getting into a couple night courses to really study photography and cinematography, and the language of visual storytelling." - Tom Verica

"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

"I am interested in 18th century natural philosophy, science, particularly botany, the study of hybridity in plants and animals, which, of course, then allows me to consider the hybridity of language." - Natasha Trethewey

"By studying psychology i want to be a better actor. There's something about studying body language and non-spoken emotion - I know the innate response. But to really study it like a science would be fun." - Shia Labeouf

"Men sometimes speak as if the study of the classics would at length make way for more modern and practical studies; but the adventurous student will always study classics, in whatever language they may be written and however ancient they may be. For what are the classics but the noblest recorded thoughts of man?... We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old." - Henry David Thoreau

"Syntax is the study of the principles and processes by which sentences are constructed in particular languages. Syntactic investigation of a given language has as its goal the construction of a grammar that can be viewed as a device of some sort for producing the sentences of the language under analysis." - Noam Chomsky

"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

"Language leads a double life - and so does the novelist. You chat with family and friends, you attend to your correspondence, you consult menus and shopping lists, you observe road signs, and so on. Then you enter your study, where language exists in quite another form - as the stuff of patterned artifice." - Martin Amis

"One must not be negligent in learning. In the Lun Yu it says: "To study and not to think is darkness. To think without study is dangerous."" - Takeda Nobushige

"To study history is to study literature." - Robert Aris Willmott

"Amateurs study tactics; professionals study logistics." - Omar N Bradley

"Study everything, but study yourself first." - Ralph Smart

"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

"God's first language is Silence. Everything else is a translation." - Thomas Keating

"As was his language so was his life." - Seneca the Younger

"Language cares." - Howard Nemerov

"Dance is so important in the world. It needs no language. Our bodies speak a language of its own." - Ibrahim Farah

"Business and action strengthen the brain, but too much study weakens it." - Henry George Bohn

"The joy of learning is as indispensable in study as breathing is in running." - Simone Weil

"Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.." - Scott Mcnealy

"They who study mankind with a whip in their hands will always go wrong." - Frederick Douglass

"Study your prayers, a great part of my time is spent getting in tune for prayer." - Robert Murray M'Cheyne

"A study of family portraits is enough to convert a man to the theory of reincarnation." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"There is no better way to exercise the imagination than the study of the law." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A friendly study of the world's religions is a sacred duty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Study nature not books" - Louis Agassiz

"Study everything, join nothing." - Paul Brunton

"Study nature, not books." - Louis Agassiz

"Study first, play afterwards." - Daniel D Palmer

"I didn't study acting." - Ray Walston

"Study men, not historians." - Harry S Truman

"I didn't speak a single word of English when I was told that I was one of the lucky students been selected to go to study at the Houston Ballet Academy. I knew I had to study hard in every aspect, in both language and dance, which I did. I put my whole heart and soul into each minute of my day while in America and what an experience those six weeks gave me." - Li Cunxin

"I was a regular kind of academic music student. I was at Juilliard. I had to study all the contemporary music of the time, and changing that language very radically was just a sign or a signal that I was going to try to do something very different. I find that that's what I feel closest to. I found no real inner response in me in a non-tonal language." - Philip Glass

"How can diverse Americans become "one people"? I believe that one path is for us to pursue the study of the past that includes all of us, making all of us feel connected to one another as "we the people," working and living in a nation, founded and "dedicated" (to use Lincoln's language) to the "proposition" that "all men are created equal."" - Ronald Takaki

"The extraordinary language of Nonviolent Communication is changing how parents relate to children, teachers to students, and how we all related to each other and even to ourselves. It is precise, disciplined, and enormously compassionate. Most important, once we study NVC we can't ignore the potential for transformation that lies in any difficult relationship - if we only bother to communicate with skill and empathy." - Bernie Glassman

"The human face is the organic seat of beauty.... It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul." - Eliza Farnham

"I do think students in public school (and private) should be required to study the Bible. As a matter of pure education, it's shocking that we [the americans] are not compelled to learn the book, which is the source of our language, our common stories, our political structure, our conflicts." - David Plotz

"Since every school in India teaches English, why can't it be our link language? Why do Tamils have to study English for communication with the world and Hindi for communications within India? Do we need a big door for the big dog and a small door for the small dog? I say, let the small dog use the big door too!" - C. N. Annadurai

"I see more now. As far as concepts, I know where teammates are going, linemen are going. I can read defensive fronts. I can read the body language of linebackers. I study film to see who's a bull rusher and who's a finesse rusher. I think I've learned." - Brandon Jacobs

"The idea here, of course, is, you know, mathematics is the language of science, it's the way that we understand the natural world. And there's definitely been a push to sort of study advanced math and kind of reawaken the love of advanced math." - Anya Kamenetz

"All of my fights are planned. I study my opponents from A to Z. How he walks, how he looks, how he speaks, gestures of the human body, which is a certain language that provides you lots of information if you have the ability to read it." - Wladimir Klitschko

"The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul." - Eliza Farnham

"Obviously we had to study Shakespeare at school, but to be honest, I was not a fan. I found the language very difficult, and I didn't enjoy watching it or studying it. I auditioned five times for the Royal Shakespeare Company early on in my career, and I didn't even get past the first rounds." - Samuel Barnett

"All of my fights are planned. I study my opponents from A to Z. How he walks, how he looks, how he speaks, gestures of the human body, which is a certain language that provides you lots of information if you have the ability to read it. You just need to pay attention to it and gain experience over the years." - Wladimir Klitschko

"Words can sometimes be used to confuse, but it's up to the practitioners of the study of language to apply them for good and not for evil. It is just like fire; fire can heat your house or burn it down." - Frank Luntz

"Pauley Perrette: I was a criminal science fanatic and went to study it in college as well and I think that helped me on NCIS because I was comfortable with the language, I had studied criminal science in school for years." - Pauley Perrette

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

"There is a language that is beyond words. If I can learn to decipher that language without words, I will be able to decipher the world." - Paulo Coelho

"The language of the novel differs from the just-the-facts language of the old tales. It's robust and earthy, sometimes even baroque." - Marisa Silver

"This universe is formed out of both consciousness forces and matter. While the study of matter has been the domain of traditional science, the study of consciousness is the science of spirituality." - Shriram Sharma

"Love is a verb. Love is something you do: the sacrifices you make, the giving of self. If you want to study love, study those who sacrifice for others. Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love the verb...." - Stephen Covey

"Study the historian before you begin to study the facts." - Edward Hallett Carr

"Action without study fatal. Study without action is futile...." - Mary Ritter Beard

"I would live to study, not study to live." - Francis Bacon

"Study people's success stories hard. Study their failures even harder." - Sylvester Stallone

"I would live to study, and not study to live." - Francis Bacon

"Action without study fatal. Study without action is futile." - Mary Ritter Beard

"Artists must be men of wit, consciously or unconsciously philosophers; read, study and think a great deal of life..." - Robert Henri

"As patience leads to peace, and study to science, so are humiliations the path that leads to humility." - Bernard Of Clairvaux

"Triumphant prayer is almost impossible where there is neglect of the study of the Word of God." - R. A. Torrey

"We can learn more in an hour praying, when praying indeed, than from many hours of rigorous study." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Meditation is a rich and powerful method of study for anyone who knows how to examine his mind." - Michel De Montaigne

"Study broadly and without fear." - John Green

"Action takes precedence over study." - Judah the Prince

"You're an idiot. Study harder." - Hideaki Anno

"Action without study is fatal...." - Mary Beard

"Satanism demands study, not worship!" - Anton Szandor LaVey

"Indiscriminate study bloats the mind." - D. Sutten

"I didn't study; I live." - Eric Cantona

"I don't study; I create." - Viktor Korchnoi

"Study hard, but party harder." - Nicole Polizzi

"You become what you study." - Robert Kiyosaki

"You can never understand one language until you understand at least two." - Geoffrey Willans

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

"Music is what we need when language fails us, but we cannot remain silent." - Cornel West

"Poetry is a language in which man explores his own amazement." - Christopher Fry

"Dance is the pure language of the soul - it's been with us from the very beginning." - Patrick Swayze

"Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally." - Christian Louboutin

"No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about." - Benjamin Lee Whorf

"I'm so far gone that I'm telling the truth. It sounds like a foreign language." - Richard Peck

"Those wounds stay with you, and you turn them into a language and a purpose." - Bruce Springsteen

"The most damaging phrase in the language is: `It's always been done that way.'" - Grace Hopper

"Everyone wants a hug and kiss. It translates into any language." - Georgette Mosbacher

"I could teach you how to speak my language, Rosetta Stone." - Drake

"Language is the apparel in which your thoughts parade before the public." - George W. Crane

"FEAR is an acronym in the English language for 'False Evidence Appearing Real'." - Neale Donald Walsch

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

"Verbing weirds language." - Bill Watterson

"Mathematics is a language" - J. Willard Gibbs

"language is never neutral" - Paulo Freire

"The clans began to bombard the outer force field with rockets, missiles, nukes, and harsh language." - Ernest Cline

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

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

"BASIC - A programming language." - Anonymous

"Music is a language." - Youssou Ndour

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



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