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Translating is writing. -- Marguerite Yourcenar
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A language is everything you do. -- Margaret Atwood
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I speak two languages, Body and English. -- Mae West
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I was also in love with the English language. -- Dick Schaap
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I want to start where language ends. -- Antony Gormley
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The only language you need is the language of the heart - love. -- Simran Silva
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Look, lady I only speak two languages: English and Bad English! -- Bruce Willis
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I love English, though I now call it 'Anglo- American' because we no longer speak British English due to globalization and America's economic power. -- Maurice Druon
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English is the key to full participation in the opportunities of American life. -- S.i. Hayakawa
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Our language is the language of Shakespeare, Thompson and Milton, as we sit and croon like bilious pigeons. -- George Bernard Shaw
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I speak the language of television. -- Randy Falco
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Neither you nor I speak English, but there are some things that can be said only in English. -- Aravind Adiga
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Language follows its own path. It can bridge gulfs of class and geography in the most remarkable ways. -- Robert Mccrum
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My mind speaks English, my heart speaks Russian, and my ear prefers French. -- Vladimir Nabokov
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We think in one language and feel in another. -- Marty Rubin
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We think in language. The quality of our thoughts and ideas can only be as good as the quality of our language. -- George Carlin
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Language is the house of Being. -- Martin Heidegger
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I may speak many languages, but there remains one in which I live. -- Maurice Merleau Ponty
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Different languages cut the world into different slices. -- Jean Berko Gleason
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Languages are the keys of science. -- Jean De La Bruyere
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Latin, Greek, and English, plus a smattering of Italian and fucking French." "Fucking French, you say? Well . . ." "Oui," said I, in perfect fucking French. -- Christopher Moore
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depends on all of the people who use the language. -- Philip Hill
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I'd studied English since the first grade but considered it a murky language, one whose grammar seemed to have been made up on the fly -- Sara Novic
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If you don't like a language, you can go write your own. -- Helen Dewitt
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It's vital to hear your own language, to see it written, to see it valued. -- Louise Penny
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We who write in English are fortunate to have the richest and most versatile language in the world. Respect it. -- P.d. James
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When I started writing, the first thing that came out was in English. I liked a few French things, but they were very overwhelming. -- Thomas Mars
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I grew up in New York in an English-speaking environment. -- Erik Estrada
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To the moon and back, English. -- Kitty French
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It's like there are all these languages available, especially in terms of image. Why confine yourself to only English? There's all these languages and possibilities and concepts to speak or communicate with. -- William Wiley
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Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests. -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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The English language was carefully, carefully cobbled together by three blind dudes and a German dictionary -- Dave Kellett
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I write in English because I was raised in the States and educated in this language. -- Daniel Alarcon
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Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why. -- James Joyce
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Language is the tool of the tools -- Lev S. Vygotsky
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You can learn English online -- Brian Daniel
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I was an English major in college! -- Maggie Siff
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I instinctively decided that I would prove that I wasn't different, that it should not be odd to hear me speaking English. From that day forward I lived with this double impulse:the urge to disappear and the desperate desire to be accepted -- Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
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Language is a spiritual mansion in which you live and nobody has the right to evict you. -- Saul Bellow
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Command of English, spoken or written, ranks at the top in business. Our main product is words, so a knowledge of their meaning and spelling and pronunciation is imperative. If a man knows the language well, he can find out about all else. -- William Feather
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I found English to be a sort of Thomas Hardy aversion therapy. -- Neil Gaiman
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Language is life and a true backbone of any society! -- Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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Love is the universal language. -- A.d. Posey
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People know two languages: their native language and gibberish. -- Maribel C. Pagan
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Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages. - DAVE BARRY -- Timothy Ferriss
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We live at the level of our language. -- Ellen Gilchrist
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Language is not a protocol legislated by an authority but rather a wiki that pools the contributions of millions of writers and speakers, who ceaselessly bend the language to their needs and who inexorably age, die, and get replaced by their children, who adapt the language in their turn. -- Steven Pinker
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A feature of English that makes it different compared with all other languages is its global spread. -- David Crystal
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Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all. -- Walt Whitman
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I have a good ear for languages. -- Harry Dean Stanton
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The language of the heart is mankind's main common language. -- Suzy Kassem
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It does not matter what you write in English nobody has understood it anyway. -- Santosh Kalwar
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I speak two languages: English and Sarcasm. -- Don Rittner
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If you love language, it will love you back. -- John Simon
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Language is the best, best toy. -- Jerry Holkins
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I learned English, my sixth language at this point, quite quickly. -- Roald Hoffmann
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Language does our thinking for us. -- Kenneth Burke
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The soul inside me is the last foreign language I'm learning, -- Yehuda Amichai
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Verbing weirds language. -- Bill Watterson
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The question of how much English should be used in international research universities is one with which I am extremely familiar. I would even say I am deeply puzzled by this trend. I am not certain what the correct answer should be. -- Henry Rosovsky
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Language is the archives of history. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I always loved English because whatever human beings are, we are storytellers. It is our stories that give a light to the future. When I went to college I became a history major because history is such a wonderful story of who we think we are. English is much more a story of who we really are. -- Nikki Giovanni
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Who are you and how do you speak English? -- Mohamed Moshrif
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There is an extraordinary power in the possession of a language. -- Frantz Fanon
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The diversity of language alienates man from man -- Saint Augustine
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A language is a map of our failures -- Adrienne Rich
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For decades, as literary editor, I have followed the growth of our creative writing in English. In my Solidaridad Bookshop, half of my stock consists of Filipino books written in English and in the native languages. -- F. Sionil Jose
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I went to a catholic public school St Helens and learned English by watching bugs bunny cartoons. -- Nick Mancuso
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Language is the tool of my trade -and I use them all - all the Englishes I grew up with -- Amy Tan
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Language is not the barrier, the heart is".

~R. Alan Woods [2012] -- R. Alan Woods
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I speak a number of languages, but none are more beautiful to me than English. -- Maya Angelou
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I don't know or understand any other language except the language of kindness. -- Debasish Mridha
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A writer can have only one language, if language is going to mean anything to him. -- Philip Larkin
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English language is the most universal language in history, way more than the Latin of Julius Caesar. It's the most punderful language because its vocabulary has a certain critical mass that makes a lingo good for punning. -- Richard Lederer
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American English is essentially English after having been wiped off with a dirty sponge. -- J.r.r. Tolkien
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Usage is the best language teacher. -- Quintilian
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English, once accepted as an international language, is no more secure than French has proved to be as the one and only accepted language of diplomacy or as Latin has proved to be as the international language of science. -- Edward Sapir
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Language, as symbol, determines much of the nature and quality of our experience. -- Sonia Johnson
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We breathe in our first language, and swim in our second. -- Adam Gopnik
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English, no longer, an English language, now grows from many roots. -- Salman Rushdie
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I was not born with English in my pocket. -- Santosh Kalwar
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English is such a deliciously complex and undisciplined language, we can bend, fuse, distort words to all our purposes. We give old words new meanings, and we borrow new words from any language that intrudes into our intellectual environment. -- Willard Gaylin
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I was an English major. -- Jenna Bush
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The Dream of a Common Language -- Cheryl Strayed
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I'm very interested in language because it reflects our obsessions and ways of conceptualising the world. -- Steven Pinker
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Even if I think in English, it's more a language of acting than French. -- Sophie Marceau
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I learned how to speak English watching television. -- Azita Ghanizada
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Which demomstrates the sad poverty of English launguage ... -- Susanna Clarke
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Everything is language. -- Octavio Paz
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My English is not very good-looking. -- Celia Cruz
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English is my language because of the history, and what I try to do - and I did that in 'Carpentaria' in particular - is to write in the way we tell stories and in the voice of our own people and our own way of speaking. -- Alexis Wright
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When I first came to this country, I didn't know how to speak English. -- Wilmer Valderrama
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Of my English friends, I should find language too poor to speak the just praise and the excellence which shines in their characters and lives. -- Dorothea Dix
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Under the assumption that it would attract less attention than a BIC language, the conspirators conducted telephone conversations in English--broken English, to be exact, with one tense, no articles, and two pronunciations, both wrong(129). -- Vladimir Nabokov
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Our everyday language has become encumbered, Germanic, artificial, bureaucratic, inorganic. It may not be exaggerated to say that by now American writers face but two alternatives: write English, or write gobbledygook. -- John Lukacs
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The language marches in step with the executioners.
Therefore we must get a new language. -- Tomas Transtromer
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Any friendship or relationship is about a language. -- Gina Bellman
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Language: the one tool that enables us to grasp hold of our lives and transcend our fate by understanding it. -- Molly Haskell
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My favourite films are in languages I don't understand. -- Chika Anadu
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Language is a social event. -- Richard Rodriguez