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Native Tongue Quotes


"Facts are God's native tongue." - Michael Dowd

"Facts are God's native tongue." - Michael Dowd

"Facts are God's native tongue." - Michael Dowd

"Technology is my native tongue. I'm online six hours a day." - Howard Rheingold

"No matter what your native tongue is, no matter what part of the world you're from, if your native tongue is distorted with an accent, somehow that's always funny." - Benjamin Bratt

"Give thy thoughts no tongue." - William Shakespeare

"Everyone who's born in the Western Hemisphere is a Native American. We are all Native Americans." - Russell Means

"Besides a mathematical inclination, an exceptionally good mastery of one's native tongue is the most vital asset of a competent programmer." - Edsger Dijkstra

"For me, chess is a language, and if it's not my native tongue, it is one I learned via the immersion method at a young age." - Garry Kasparov

"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

"Love's tongue is in the eyes...." - Phineas Fletcher

"Art made tongue-tied by authority." - William Shakespeare

"A still tongue keeps a wise head." - Barbara Ann Kipfer

"Egotism is the tongue of vanity." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Contempt, thought Tyrion, the universal tongue." - George R R Martin

"Love's best habit is a soothing tongue" - William Shakespeare

"At birth the Devil touched my tongue." - Dorothy Parker

"Give it an understanding, but no tongue." - William Shakespeare

"Where gold speaks every tongue is silent." - Proverbs

"Many a man's tongue broke his nose." - Seumas MacManus

"Top of mind means tip of tongue." - Jonah Berger

"I'm tired of biting my tongue." - Robin Wright

"I will speak with a straight tongue." - Chief Joseph

"There's nothing native about young people's engagement with technology," - danah boyd

"I'm not claiming anything like sainthood - merely a native perception." - Quentin S. Crisp

"I have built my world through Native American mythology." - Tori Amos

"Native trees are so important to our ecosystem." - Felix Dennis

"I'm a true native of the Bay Area." - Jon Huntsman Jr

"And I think for a man whose native tongue is Spanish to be able to put together a phrase like 'cultural genocide' just speaks to how bright he is." - Robert Downey Jr

"We cannot rely on our native tongue if our spouse does not understand it. If we want them to feel the love we are trying to communicate, we must express it in his or her primary love language." - Gary Chapman

"What my tongue dares not that my heart shall say" - William Shakespeare

"The eye tells what the tongue would hide." - Chief Joseph

"Be slow of tongue and quick of eye." - Miguel De Cervantes

"My father's wit, and my mother's tongue, assist me!" - William Shakespeare

"From his tongue flowed speech sweeter than honey." - Homer

"I think the first wisdom is to restrain the tongue." - Cato the Younger

"The wise hand does not all the tongue dictates." - Miguel De Cervantes

"The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood." - Buddha

"I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity." - Cicero

"Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue." - Giuseppe Garibaldi

"All human organs eventually tire, only the tongue doesn't." - Konrad Adenauer

"But learn this custom from the flower: silence your tongue." - Rumi

"Virtue hath no tongue to check vice's pride." - John Milton

"The tongue may hide the truth but the eyes-never!" - Mikhail Bulgakov

"The "Wet Tongue Gets Stuck To A Frozen Flagpole" attack!" - Hiromu Arakawa

"Death? Translated into the heavenly tongue, that word means life!" - Henry Ward Beecher

"Much tongue and much judgment seldom go together." - Roger L'Estrange

"Make that money run like honey on your tongue." - Alice Cooper

"Wise is the tongue, wet of perfect thought." - Black Francis

"Better to trip with the feet than with the tongue" - Zeno of Citium

"A rejoicing heart soon makes a praising tongue." - Charles Spurgeon

"A knife wound heals, but a tongue wound festers." - Ella Leya

"The greatest test of a man's character is his tongue." - Oswald Chambers

"The tongue has the power of life and death." - Solomon

"He bites his tongue who speaks in haste." - Proverbs

"Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf." - Proverbs

"The words of tongue should have three gate keepers." - Proverbs

"The tongue can paint what the eye can't see." - Proverbs

"To speak kindly does not hurt the tongue." - Proverbs

"The wise person has long ears and a short tongue." - Proverbs

"Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue." - Adam Clarke

"Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks." - Davy Crockett

"A quote is just a tattoo on the tongue." - William F Devault

"For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love." - John Donne

"I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"My scalp tingled like Christmas candy on a cold tongue." - Amber Dermont

"The natural habitat of the tongue is the left cheek." - Red Smith

"He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel." - Matthew Henry

"Spurious fame spreads from tongue to tongue like the fog of the early dawn before the sun rises." - Rabindranath Tagore

"I'm even taller in person, because photographs shrink you down and steal your soul native american." - Thom Yorke

"There is no place in this world warmer than our native land." - Khem Veasna

"I'm half Native American and half white so I think I can adjust culturally to anything." - Jacoby Ellsbury

"When I was a kid, I really loved Indians. Native Americans. Pardon. Me." - Dave Attell

"I've got tonnes of aboriginal and Native American art, but I'd like even more." - Tori Amos

"I grew up in Chelsea on 22nd Street... I am really a native New Yorker." - Matt Mcgorry

"From the newest arrivals to our Native American brothers and sisters, we are one America." - Jared Polis

"The name 'reservation' has a negative connotation among Native Americans - an intern camp of sorts." - John Russell

"I definitely feel like a native New Yorker. My personality was formed there." - Nicole Holofcener

"Every poet depends upon generations who wrote in his native tongue; he inherits styles and forms elaborated by those who lived before him. At the same time, though, he feels that those old means of expression are not adequate to his own experience." - Czeslaw Milosz

"She suddenly remembered studying the brain in science class- how a steel rod pierced a man's skull, and he opened his mouth to speak Portuguese, a language he'd never studied. Maybe it would be like this, now, for Josie. Maybe her native tongue, from here on in, would be a string of lies." - Jodi Picoult

"Language development, for instance, has a critical period that begins in infancy and ends between eight years and puberty. After this critical period closes, a person's ability to learn a second language without an accent is limited. In fact, second languages learned after the critical period are not processed in the same part of the brain as is the native tongue." - Norman Doidge

"Language development, for instance, has a critical period that begins in infancy and ends between eight years and puberty. After this critical period closes, a person's ability to learn a second language without an accent is limited. In fact, second languages learned after the critical period are not processed in the same part of the brain as is the native tongue." - Norman Doidge

"Only idiots and infants need things. The language of needs is the native tongue of socialists, therapists, and paternalists of all sorts and is addressed to needy dependents. The language of wants is spoken by self-respecting adults and is addressed to other self-respecting adults." - Thomas Szasz

"What could be more lonely than to be enveloped in silence, to be the last of your people to speak your native tongue, to have no way to pass on the wisdom of the elders, to anticipate the promise of the children. This tragic fate is indeed the plight of someone somewhere roughly every two weeks." - Wade Davis

"When Demaratus was asked whether he held his tongue because he was a fool or for want of words, he replied, "A fool cannot hold his tongue." - Plutarch

""Native" always means people who belong someplace else, because they had once belonged somewhere. That shows that the white race does not really think they belong anywhere, because they think of everybody else as native." - Gertrude Stein

"Native Americans were driven off their land. Lincoln even took part in the Black Hawk campaign against the Native Americans in Illinois. While they were being exterminated and driven off their land, Whites were collecting assets." - Ishmael Reed

"In the end, there is no absence of irony: the integrity of what is sacred to Native Americans will be determined by the government that has been responsible for doing everything in its power to destroy Native American cultures." - Winona Laduke

"When you start to look at Native American history, you realize that, very far from being a peaceful, morally superior people, Native Americans were not that different from Europeans." - Philipp Meyer

"Some Native American writers enjoy being called Native American writers." - Toni Morrison

"Strike-for your altars and your fires; Strike-for the green graves of your sires; God-and your native land!" - Fitz-Greene Halleck

"My native land, good night!" - Lord Byron

"Since the beginning, Native Peoples lived a life of being in harmony with all that surrounds us" - Dennis Banks

"As not a native, I have the advantage of not seeing scenes habitually. I can see things fresh." - Stephen Shore

"There's almost nothing like native Midwesterner anywhere else in the world, except in Asia. They're miracles all in themselves." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Adolescents are in just as much trouble in Native America as they are in the white community." - Robert Bly

"Andrew Johnson was a Southerner generally who proclaimed that his native state of Tennessee was a country for white men." - Stephen Ambrose

"Spirituality is indeed the master key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinitive is native to it." - Sri Aurobindo

"Since the beginning, Native Peoples lived a life of being in harmony with all that surrounds us." - Dennis Banks

"And Americans realized that native people are still here, that they have a moral standing, a legal standing." - Dennis Banks

"Many young Japanese were hearing for the first time the words of Native people from the West." - Dennis Banks

"I'm Native American, so it's in my blood to always want brothers and friends. I'm a good brotherhood guy." - Duane Chapman

"Nobody else in the world has a form like the Native American musical, and Americans should be very proud." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"I'm a Native American actress." - Julia Jones

"People tend to forget that in our country, we'd pretty much all be immigrants, except for the Native Americans." - Amy Bloom

"I didn't know much about my Native American ancestry, but as I got older I became more interested in it." - Alan Robinson

"When somebody takes a child from their native culture, that is in itself an act of aggression." - Lemn Sissay

"The view of the local scene through the eyes of a native participant in that scene is a different window." - Kenneth L Pike

"The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as it does in his speech." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"I have never had to face anything that could overwhelm the native optimism and stubborn perseverance I was blessed with." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Music is a performing art, as any Native American will tell you. It isn't there in the score." - Michael Tippett

"It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of man is tested." - James Russell Lowell

"The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Hee that strikes with his tongue, must ward with his head." - George Herbert

"I just stick my tongue out because I hate smiling in pictures," - Miley Cyrus

"Reality, the oppressor's tongue." - Adrienne Rich

"I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another. I have no tongue for it." - Arthur Miller

"The human tongue is like wasabi: it's very powerful, and should be used sparingly." - John Green

"Symptoms are the body's mother tongue; signs are in a foreign language." - John Brown

"Explanation by the tongue makes most things clear, But love unexplained is clearer." - Rumi

"A person's tongue can give you the taste of his heart." - Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

"Music's golden tongue Flatter'd to tears this aged man and poor." - John Keats

"Consider it the greatest of all virtues to restrain the tongue." - Cato the Younger

"Every knee will bend before me, and every tongue shall give glory to God." - Jesus Christ

"The sweetest noise on earth, a woman's tongue; A string which hath no discord." - Barry Cornwall

"We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less." - Diogenes of Sinope

"WHANGDEPOOTENAWAH, n. In the Ojibwa tongue, disaster; an unexpected affliction that strikes hard." - Ambrose Bierce

"What, with my tongue in your tail? nay, come again, Good Kate; I am a gentleman." - William Shakespeare

"Living is about clucking your tongue and enjoying the sound. ~Slater" - Ted Dekker

"The tongue may be an unruly member- But silence poisons the soul." - Edgar Lee Masters

"A white flower grows in the quietness. Let your tongue become that flower." - Rumi

"You have me like a drawing, erased, coloured in, untitled, signed by your tongue." - Carol Ann Duffy

"The gospel is not a doctrine of the tongue, but of life." - John Calvin

"A person's tongue can give you the taste of his heart." - Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

"The heart hath treble wrong When it is barr'd the aidance of the tongue." - William Shakespeare

"A tongue is about the size of a bullet, but much more fierce and powerful." - Anthony Liccione

"You"ve no tongue has been known to let blood on four continents. (Geary)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I'm so great even I get tongue-tied talking to myself." - Douglas Adams

"...but hope seduces like a silver tongue, double-edged like a dagger that cuts both ways." - Charlie Fletcher

"An English tongue, if refined to a certain standard, might perhaps be fixed forever." - Jonathan Swift

"One with more of soul in his face than words on his tongue." - William Wordsworth

"Nothing is more like a wise man than a fool who holds his tongue." - Saint Francis De Sales

"With a tongue like a cow, she could make you go wow." - Frank Zappa

"Take your tongue out of my mouth, I'm kissing you good-bye." - Waylon Jennings

"Whoever wishes to devote himself to painting should begin by cutting out his own tongue" - Henri Matisse

"Of all cold words of tongue or pen, the worst are these: "I knew him when -" - Arthur Guiterman

"Bite your tongue. Get a cinder in your eye. When you feel good, you feel nothing." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Indulgence in animal killing for the taste of the tongue is the grossest kind of ignorance" - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

"My mouth is a womb. My teeth are my children. My tongue is their babysitter." - Enya

"The vice-president's tongue is several time zones ahead of his brain." - Christopher Buckley



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