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"I tell my students to think of poems as language plus, language with value added beyond its everyday use." - Monica Youn

"Selfish-gene theory tells us nothing about the value of interacting through language." - Noam Chomsky

"Never underestimate the value of knowing another's language. It can be far more powerful than swords and arrows." - Melina Marchetta

"The ambiguity of poetic language answers to the ambiguity of human life as a whole, and therein lies its unique value. All interpretations of poetic language only interpret what the poetry has already interpreted." - Hans-Georg Gadamer

"The immense value of becoming acquainted with a foreign language is that we are thereby led into a new world of tradition and thought and feeling." - Havelock Ellis

"I'm inspired by playwrights, novelists, poets: The value of language has been a lifelong passion of mine. I enjoy it. I'm good at it." - Mos Def

"Better to die in the pursuit of civilized values, we believed, than in a flight underground. We were offering a value system couched in the language of science." - John Charles Polanyi

"If our language and culture are not passed on to immigrants, where will they learn to value integrity in government and the rule of law?" - Paul Craig Roberts

"Unearned increment of value." - John Stuart Mill

"The language of labels is like paper money, issued irresponsibly, with nothing of intrinsic value behind it, that is, with no effort of the intelligence to see, to really apprehend." - Paula Fox

"Simplicity is no longer presented as a virtue. The value of complex and difficult language has been preached with such insistence that the public has begun to believe the lack of clarity must be a sign of artistic talent." - John Ralston Saul

"The relation of photography and language is a principal site of struggle for value and power in contemporary representations of reality; it is the place where images and words find and lose their conscience, their aesthetic and ethical identity." - William J. Mitchell

"Today, with a recording, he can hear the thing enough times until he really gets acquainted with the language, and then he can begin to make an estimate of the intrinsic, aesthetic value of that piece of music." - Leo Ornstein

"Amid chaos of images, we value coherence. We believe in the printed word. And we believe in clarity. And we believe in immaculate syntax. And in the beauty of the English language." - William Shawn

"By diminishing the value of silence, publicity has also diminished that of language. The two are inseparable: knowing how to speak has always meant knowing how to keep silent, knowing that there are times when one should say nothing." - Octavio Paz

"My opposition lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language." - James Thurber

"My opposition to Interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language." - James Thurber

"Meanwhile, please pardon us for saying that we have found no music in the language of your letter, no rhyme in your reasoning, no value in your judgments, and no art or education in your performance as a whole." - Sita Ram Goel

"In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value, this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates a sort of accompaniment to the signified." - Roman Jakobson

"I see myself as a traditionalist ... I like traditional things. I like things of substance and value that have been proven. Conceptually, as the songs started to come together, I followed that lead, which is the language I work in." - Jakob Dylan

"Aesthetic value emanates from the struggle between texts: in the reader, in language, in the classroom, in arguments within a society. Aesthetic value rises out of memory, and so (as Nietzsche saw) out of pain, the pain of surrendering easier pleasures in favour of much more difficult ones ... successful literary works are achieved anxieties, not releases from anxieties." - Harold Bloom

"Every experience is of value." - Oscar Wilde

"Nobody in my family or in my neighborhood used the language that they used at the University of Chicago. I remember the first time I heard the word "value" repeated again and again by my professor. Value to me was the price of a frying pan." - Cornel West

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

"I'm not an escapist, but the value of language is that it can create places that did not exist before. And so language for me doesn't reflect the world, it extends the world, so that it becomes larger and more fantastic and less mired in this school shooting bullshit. It actually builds a future - that's how evolution occurs." - Blake Butler

"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda Saraswati

"Poetry is the art of using language to transcend language," - Laurence Overmire

"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

"I love language, and I love the failure of language." - Nate Lowman

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

"Money is like any other language through which people communicate. People who speak the same language tend to find each other. If you are one whose money speaks of protection and hoarding, you will find yourself involved with others whose money speaks the same language. You will be staring at each other with hooded eyes and closed fists and suspicion will be your common value. If your money speaks of sharing, you will find yourself among people who want their money to speak the language of sharing, and your world will be filled with possibility." - Kent Nerburn

"Don't think of cost. Think of value." - John Spence

"The price a world language must be prepared to pay is submission to many different kinds of use. The African writer should aim to use English in a way that brings out his message best without altering the language to the extent that its value as a medium of international exchange will be lost. He should aim at fashioning out an English which is at once universal and able to carry his peculiar experience." - Chinua Achebe

"I am somewhat uncertain whether there is a definite factual question as to whether natural language handles truth-value gaps ... Nor am I even quite sure that there is a definite question of fact as to whether natural language should be evaluated by the minimal fixed point or another, given the choice of a scheme for handling gaps. We are not at the moment searching for the correct scheme." - Saul Kripke

"Only the ephemeral is of lasting value." - Eugene Ionesco

"Labor is the true standard of value." - Abraham Lincoln

"All propositions are of equal value." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Knowledge is of more value than gold" - Solomon

"There remains an experience of incomparable value." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Cicero

"I'm in the business of value judgments ." - Tucker Carlson

"Experience is the thing of supreme value"." - Henry Ford

"Nothing of value comes without being earned." - Michael Jordan

"Every second is of infinite value." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing" - A A Milne

"Utility alone is the cause of value." - Eric Roll, Baron Roll of Ipsden

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Elwood Shannon

"History is only a value of relation." - Henry Adams

"Gold is the corpse of value..." - Neal Stephenson

"What is the value of your existence?" - Stephen Evans

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Shannon

"Daily vitamins are of no value." - Michael Specter

"I don't value prizes of any sort." - David Hockney

"Never underestimate the value of cold cash." - Gregory Nunn

"Money is an echo of value." - Bob Burg

"Every people, in order to remain healthy and strong, has to have a grasp of its foundation story. Culture is a chrysalis - it is protective, it takes care of you. That's what cultures are for. You cannot rob a people of language, culture, mother, father, the value of their labor - all of that - without doing vast damage to those people." - Randall Robinson

"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

"Like language, a code of manners can be used with more or less skill, for laudable or for evil purposes, to express a great variety of ideas and emotions. In itself, it carries no moral value, but ignorance in use of this tool is not a sign of virtue." - Judith Martin

"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

"People value honesty. They value integrity. They value competence and courage and all those kinds of things." - Richard A. Kidd

"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

"Most of the problems of the world stems from linguistic mistakes and simple misunderstandings. Don't ever take words at face value. When you step into the zone of love, language as we know it becomes obsolete. That which cannot be put into words can only be grasped through silence." - Elif Safak

"Most of the problems of the world stems from linguistic mistakes and simple misunderstandings. Do' ever take words at face value. When you step into the zone of love, language as we know it becomes obsolete. That which cannot be put into words can only be grasped through silence." - Elif Safak

"Most of the problems of the world stems from linguistic mistakes and simple misunderstandings. Don't ever take words at face value. When you step into the zone of love, language as we know it becomes obsolete. That which cannot be put into words can only be grasped through silence." - Shams Tabrizi

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

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

"The chief merit of language is clearness." - Galen

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

"Laughter is the language of the heart" - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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

"Simple is the language of truth." - Seneca the Younger

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

"Music is the language of heaven." - Levon Helm

"Eighty percent of language lies to us." - Deena Metzger

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

"Speak with the language of love." - Rumi

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

"Poetry is the language of feeling." - William Winter

"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

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

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

"The language of truth is simple." - Euripides

"Grammar is the analysis of language." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Math is the language of the universe." - Lucas Grabeel

"Language is a form of organized stutter." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Accounting is the language of business." - Warren Buffett

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

"Language is the light of the mind" - John Stuart Mill

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

"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

"Poetry is the memory of language" - Jacques Roubaud

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

"The language of God is Mystery." - Kedar Joshi

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

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

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

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

"Mastery of language affords one remarkable opportunities." - Alexandre Dumas

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

"C is the assembly language of Tcl." - Karl Lehenbauer

"Mastery of language affords remarkable power." - Frantz Fanon

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

"Smiles are the language of love." - David Hare

"Music is the soul of language." - Max Heindel

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

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

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

"Language is the dress of thought." - Samuel Johnson

"Dig - the mostly uncouth - language of grace." - Geoffrey Hill

"Language makes infinite use of finite media." - Wilhelm Von Humboldt

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

"Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts." - Brad Henry

"We know enough of our own history by now to be aware that people exploit what they have merely concluded to be of value, but they defend what they love. To defend what we love we need a particularizing language, for we love what we particularly know." - Wendell Berry

"Learning to say prayers in a foreign language...is not in itself the way to fulfill our highest human potential; there is nothing of transcending value to be gained from substituting one set of cultural conventions for another. People whose practice remains on this superficial level end up with nothing but confusion, not knowing who they are or what they should do." - Thubten Yeshe

"Whether we regard the Women's Liberation movement as a serious threat, a passing convulsion, or a fashionable idiocy, it is a movement that mounts an attack on practically everything that women value today and introduces the language and sentiments of political confrontation into the area of personal relationships." - Arianna Huffington

"Many accents and languages is part of myself has definitely played an important role in who I am today as an actor. I feel that speaking five languages has given me the opportunity to work in many different countries across our globe and it makes me understand better the value of each project when it is written in its original language." - Massimo Dobrovic

"All human language draws its nature and value from the fact that it both comes from the Word of God and is chosen by God to manifest himself. But this relationship is secret and incomprehensible, beyond the bounds of reason and analysis." - Jacques Ellul

"We often think that language mirrors the world in which we live, and I find that's not true. The language actually makes the world in which we live. Language is not - I mean, things don't have any mutable value by themselves; we ascribe them a value." - Chris Abani

"People are more willing to buy branded goods provided they are persuaded that they are getting value from them. And they need to be convinced of those benefits, in authentic everyday language, without being confronted by corporate-speak. Get it right, and you create a virtuous circle. Get it wrong, and you get punished for it." - Andrew Curry

"How can I teach my boys the value and beauty of language and thus communication when the President himself reads westerns exclusively and cannot put together a simple English sentence? (John Steinbeck, in a private letter written during the Eisenhower administration)" - John Steinbeck

"The real work of feminism is to empower a woman and to give her language to express a new value system for the world. The new feminism must create both the process by which we generate influence and the influence itself." - Elizabeth Lesser

"You don't do things for shock value anymore, because that's not even the language of today. At least, that's not what interests me. If I do it, it's because I want to see things in another way, not necessarily because I want to shock anybody." - Italo Zucchelli

"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

"The value of ourselves is but the value of our melancholy and our disquiet." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"I think we"ve been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"I think we've been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"The value of assets often increases exponentially while the value of your labor only increases incrementally." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Use book value as a starting point to try and establish the value of the enterprise." - Walter Schloss

"When a man realizes the value of his woman, he adds value to himself." - Unknown

"The circulation of capital realizes value, while living labour creates value." - Karl Marx

"Exchange value forms the substance of money, and exchange value is wealth." - Karl Marx

"The circulation of capital realizes value , while living labour creates value ." - Karl Marx

"The value of the work we do is the value we give to it." - Christopher Moore

"The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value." - Irving Fisher

"The arts, like language, emerged spontaneously and universally in similar forms across cultures, employing imaginative and intellectual capacities that had clear survival value." - Denis Dutton

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

"Faith talks in the language of God. Doubt talks in the language of man." - E. W. Kenyon

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

"Speak the language of high intelligence, and thus you speak the language of God." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

"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



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