language quotes

I guess anime helped me understand the Japanese culture a little better and makes me want to honor certain language nuances that don't always translate to English.Laura Bailey

To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished.Roland Barthes

I've just done a film in the United States. It's a thriller called 'A Crime', with Harvey Keitel, we play against each other, and it's so great to play in another language. But I'm definitely not American.Emmanuelle Beart

Even so, sometimes I wish I did have a little bit more flair in my language.Alex Berenson

I've never been one to throw clubs, break clubs, or use bad language on the golf course. I've played with golfers who've done that, and I really hate to see it. If I did something like that, my dad would come get the putter and hit me upside the head with it. I knew better.Lucas Black

I do have a regard for the musicality of language that came from BBC sitcoms like 'Fawlty Towers.'Russell Brand

Very early in life I became fascinated with the wonders language can achieve. And I began playing with words.Gwendolyn Brooks

I think I make better use of language and imagery than when I started out.Terry Brooks

Normally, when someone we love is turning away from a struggle, we self-protect by also turning away. That's definitely my first response. I think change is more likely to happen if both partners have common language and a shared lens to see problems.Brene Brown

Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.Rita Mae Brown

To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language.William C. Bryant

Body language is a very powerful tool. We had body language before we had speech, and apparently, 80% of what you understand in a conversation is read through the body, not the words.Deborah Bull

Second-generation Hispanics marry non-Hispanics at a higher rate than second-generation Irish or Italians. Second-generation Hispanics' English language capability rates are higher than previous immigrant groups'.Jeb Bush

My least favorite phrase in the English language is 'I don't care.'James Caan

If you listen to a language for 15 minutes, you know the rhythm and song.Sid Caesar

Nor do I think that any other nation than this of Wales, nor any other language, whatever may hereafter come to pass, shall on the day of severe examination before the Supreme Judge, answer for this corner of the earth.Giraldus Cambrensis

Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.Thomas Carlyle

Fools, most linguists. Damn all to say in one language, so they learn another and say damn all in that.John le Carre

People are often shy to acknowledge that they are Bengalis. They somehow take pride in saying that they cannot speak or read the language.Mithun Chakraborty

It probably helps that my background is in the sciences and I can speak the scientists' language.David Chalmers