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Offensive Language Quotes


"Certain things were deemed to be offensive. It was usually bad language." - Timothy West

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

"Mathematics is a language" - J. Willard Gibbs

"language is never neutral" - Paulo Freire

"Language disguises thought." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Music is a language." - Youssou Ndour

"Language is fossil Poetry." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I love body language." - Anton Corbijn

"Lexicographers are language reporters." - Erin Mckean

"Language changes very fast." - John Maynard Smith

"I don't care about Donald Trump himself. I care and I worry about the very big base that supports him because this kind of language would have been absolutely nonexistent maybe 15, 20 - by the way, I follow the American elections, and I have never seen someone who is that offensive. I have seen people who are stupid. But stupid and offensive, that's new." - Bassem Youssef

"Even if you didn't see the movie, you'd see two words you'd never seen put together before - comedy and Muslim. Comedy is friendly - it's the least offensive word in our language." - Albert Brooks

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

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

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

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

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

"Language cannot say everything, fortunately." - Mason Cooley

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

"Abstraction is an esoteric language." - Eric Fischl

"Humor is a universal language." - Joel Goodman

"Language is a social event." - Richard Rodriguez

"Language is a living thing" - Gilbert Highet

"Christians have their own language." - Mike Warnke

"My programming language was solder." - Terry Pratchett

"Language is the only homeland." - Czeslaw Milosz

"Language is a social art." - Willard Van Orman Quine

"Music is the universal language." - Swizz Beatz

"Metaphor is embodied in language." - Dennis Potter

"In language clarity is everything." - Confucius

"We want to be on the offensive without being offensive." - Greg Koukl

"I find you offensive for finding me offensive" - Eminem

"My lyrics aren't offensive. Some people find everything offensive." - Tyler The Creator

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

"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

"Language comes first. It's not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious." - Alan Moore

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

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

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

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

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

"Your body language shapes who you are" - Amy Cuddy

"Jazz is the language of the emotions." - Charles Mingus

"Music is a kind of harmonious language." - Gioachino Rossini

"Speak with the language of love." - Rumi

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

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

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

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

"Language is the inventory of human experience." - L. W. Lockhart

"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

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

"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

"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

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

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

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

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

"Poetry is the memory of language" - Jacques Roubaud

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

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

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

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

"Language is butchered by the media" - Don Watson

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

"Everyone smiles in the same language." - Anonymous

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

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

"Story is the language of the heart." - John Eldredge

"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

"Every language has its own music." - Sid Caesar

"Language usage always has a political context." - Jackson Katz

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

"Silence is the only language god speaks." - Charles Simic

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

"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

"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

"Language does not make one an elite." - Irrfan Khan

"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

"Arabs respect only the language of force." - Moshe Sharett

"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

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

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

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

"All fear of 'offensive' speech is bourgeois and reactionary. Historically, profane or bawdy language was common in both the upper and the lower classes, who lived together in rural areas amid the untidy facts of nature. Notions of propriety and decorum come to the fore in urbanized periods ruled by an expanding middle class, which is obsessed with cleanliness, respectability, and conformism." - Camille Paglia

"I have a funny story to tell about English and how I came to fall in love with the language. I was desperate to fit in and spoke English all the time. Trouble was, in my household it was a no-no to speak English because somehow it is disrespectful to call parents and grandparents "you" - impersonal pronouns are offensive in Vietnamese." - Andrew Lam

"How you speak and the words you use tell much about the image you choose to portray. Use language to build and uplift those around you. Profane, vulgar, or crude language and inappropriate or off-color jokes are offensive to the Lord. Never misuse the name of God or Jesus Christ. The Lord said, "Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain" (Ex. 20:7)." - Thomas S Monson

"Success consecrates the most offensive crimes." - Seneca the Younger

"This merriment of parsons is mighty offensive." - Samuel Johnson

"Success consecrates the most offensive crimes." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Nevertheless, I tend to get offensive easily." - Robert Loggia

"All labels are offensive in some way." - J Mascis

"Obviously Madonna reinforces everything absurd and offensive." - Steven Patrick Morrissey

"I didn't just invent saying offensive things." - Eminem

"Silence is the language of God; it is also the language of the heart." - Sivananda

"Astrology is a language. If you understand this language, the sky speaks to you." - Dane Rudhyar

"Everyone prays in their own language, and there is no language that God does not understand." - Duke Ellington

"Thinking about language, while thinking _in_ language, leads to puzzles and paradoxes." - James Gleick

"Precise language is not the problem. Clear language is the problem." - Richard P Feynman

"When you play music, you don't need a language. Music is a language." - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

"We invent the world through language. The world occurs through language." - Mal Pancoast

"The language of poetry is but the language of strong human passion!" - John Wilson

"We tend to look through language and not realize how much power language has" - Deborah Tannen

"The world speaks of holy things in the only language it knows, which is worldly language." - Frederick Buechner

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

"Unfortunately, we're using the same language to talk about the language we'retalking about." - Donna Jo Napoli

"We're all surrounded by what I call faux language, fake language of commerce, of news media." - Toni Morrison

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

"Children must master the language of things before they master the language of words." - Friedrich Frobel

"The language of love is the language of humility or humbleness." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"The act of language or the act of denying language carries its own heaviness." - Leni Zumas

"We think in language. We think in words. Language is the landscape of thought." - George Carlin

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

"Job Control Language is the worst programming language ever designed anywhere by anybody for any purpose." - Fred Brooks

"Language designed to impress builds a gulf. Language to express builds a bridge." - Jim Rohn

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

"We tend to look through language and not realize how much power language has." - Deborah Tannen

"Language is a weapon of politicians, but language is a weapon in much of human affairs." - Noam Chomsky

"Language mavens commonly confuse their own peeves with a worsening of the language." - Steven Pinker

"When language fails, violence becomes a language; I never had that feeling." - Elie Wiesel

"One sacrifice has to be made: never use harsh or rude language. Foul language you can use; foul language doesn't hurt. Foul language is forgivable (though it is bad). But rude language cannot be forgiven." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"We need a new kind of offensive in the Middle East. It's called a peace offensive." - Jill Stein

"Frosh-week songs are meant to be offensive because offensive is rebellious." - Russell Smith

"In a language, in the system of language, there are only differences. Therefore, a taxonomical operation an undertake the systematic, statistical, and classificatory inventory of a language." - Jacques Derrida

"Music is the language of God. God's language, music, is not like mathematics or geometry. It is a language of love. If we love music, that is enough." - Sri Chinmoy



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