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Doing TV is a different kind of language.
Nasıl ki bazı yaratıklar, tabiatın üretmekten vazgeçtiği bir canlı türünün son örnekleriyse, acaba –dil, kelimeler, düşüncelerin çözümlenmesi icat edilmemiş olsa–ruhlar arasında mevcut olabilecek iletişimin yegâne örneği de müzik mi diye düşünüyordum. Müzik, devamı gelmemiş bir olasılık gibidir; insanlık başka yollara, konuşma ve yazı diline sapmıştır.
I actually don't understand a word Paula's saying anymore. It's like a new language.
Language is the currency of consciousness. We speak to fill the void. We write it down to remember.
A common language is the most obvious binding element in any society.
The world was a cruder, more vulgar place than the one I had known. This was the language required to live in it, I supposed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As many languages as he has, as many friends, as many arts and trades, so many times is he a man.
The photographic image is a message without a code.
There is absolutely nothing feminine about the colour pink, or, anything bad-luck'ish about the colour black — in itself.
RUMOUR: "Upon my tongues continual slanders ride, The which in every language I pronounce, Stuffing the ears of men with false reports.
The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
Art is one of the dirtiest words in our language; it's mucked up with all kinds of meanings. There's the art of plumbing; there's the art of almost anything that you can say.
I love the language. I'm just totally fascinated by the sound and the look of words and the kinds of cadences you can create with them, the various kinds of music.
Nature itself a language with strong Vocabulary, each day it teaches us new Words.
A sentence is not emotional a paragraph is.
The liberation of language is rooted in the liberation of ourselves.
So a lot of what you see in the Baroque Cycle is me wanting to be one of those guys. In the case of Anathem, I needed something that was more formal, less flashy, as if it had been translated from the classical language of another planet, but enlivened with slang terms that a teenage narrator would enjoy throwing around.
What I feel for you is at once the expression of language and the absence of it.
In a society so estranged from animals as ours, we often fail to credit them with any form of language. If we do, it comes under the heading of communication rather than speech. And yet, the great silence we have imposed on the rest of life contains innumerable forms of expression. Where does our own language come from but this unfathomed store that characterizes innumerable species? We are now more than halfway removed from what the unwritten word meant to our ancestors, who believed in the original, primal word behind all manifestations of the spirit. You sang because you were answered. The answers come from life around you. Prayers, chants, and songs were also responses to the elements, to the wind, the sun and stars, the Great Mystery behind them. Life on earth springs from a collateral magic that we rarely consult. We avoid the unknown as if we were afraid that contact would lower our sense of self-esteem.
Signs form a language, but not the one you think you know.
To abandon language is to stop/creating a place other than your own life/in which to live. It is to enter/the terrible certainty of the flesh. Even god/is only possible through language.
Once we learn words, it is seemingly impossible to think without them. In fact, this is the prevailing explanation for infantile amnesia: our preverbal memories cannot be retrieved because they are stored in a different nonverbal code that is difficult to convert (Simcock & Hayne, 2003).
Because there'd be two languages I couldn't speak, French and English.
Poetry takes you into the recesses of the language, the neglected corners, cracks and crannies and to the big sky of wonder. It opens the door to a critique without which you have rather boring analytical tools by comparison. To cultivate poetry means to stay with it. Not to abandon hope, but to abide.
This unique strategy that the advanced primates created, the strategy of using language to bind time, is what the process we call 'civilization' has been all about.
It is noted that from 1967 to 1995 essays on negative emotions far outnumbered those on positive emotions in the psychological literature. The ratio was 21:1. Even those supreme perpetrators of pop nihilism, The New York Times and The Washington Post, have a better ratio than psychological literature. They average 12 negative stories to every one that might be construed to be non-negative. Many of their non-negative stories, however, cover success in sports and entertainment. I demand that the purveyors of despair who pretend to be dispassionate observes of the human condition go ahead and disclose that the 10 most beautiful words in the English languages are chimes, dawn, golden, hush, lullaby, luminous, melody, mist, murmuring, and tranquil; that Java sparrows prefer the music of Back over that of Schoenberg; that math experts have determined there are 1/96 trillion ways to lace up your shoes; that the Inuit term for making love is translated as ‘laughing together in bed;' and that according to Buckminster Fuller, “pollution is nothing but resources we’re not harvesting.
The word in language is half someone else’s… it exists in other people’s mouths, in other people’s contexts, serving other people’s intentions: it is from there that one must take the word, and make it one’s own.
Horses are our silent partners. When we learn their language. This partnership grows strong.
Nothing in life is fair. Fair is a dirty word and I'll thank you not to use that language around me.
As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.
I would love to learn other languages, maybe French? My uncle speaks German so maybe also German? Chinese seems to be too difficult.
In other words, all the highest aims of language are decisively the work of God. They are decisively supernatural. And no amount of poetic effort or expertise in the use of words can bring about the great aims of life if God withholds his saving power.
Under the tropic is our language spoke, And part of Flanders hath receiv'd our yoke.
Good translations are one of the vital necessities of our time.
A cliché is like a coin that has been handled too much. Once language has been overly handled, it no longer leaves a clear imprint.
Carolyn Custis James
The Bible doesn't speak of "women's rights" in the social-political language we're used to hearing today. Still, that doesn't mean the Bible is silent on the subject.
The word love carries the same vibration in any language.
A man who has a language consequently possesses the world expressed and implied by that language.
It is true that words drop away, and that the important things are often left unsaid. The important things are learned in faces, in gestures, not in our locked tongues. The true things are too big or too small, or in any case is always the wrong size to fit in the template called language.
Ana Claudia Antunes
Si tu parles français, et si bien, tu es déjà un superb musicien. Le bon français est si pareil a la musique à mes oreilles.
If only…the saddest words in the English language.
One of the things that I think about is: How do you make moments that float, transparent? Moments that could just float away. How do you make a body accountable for its language, its positioning? Why not make a body accountable for its language?
If the world is made of language, then you can hack it in the sense that you can hack code.
Without language you can't feel that you have a legitimate, respected presence. You are without a voice, without power.
It may be a silly way, but if you remember that an owl looks like ʌ(OO)ʌ, it will perhaps help you remember that it is pronounced with something close to 'ʌoo'.
John Henrik Clarke
Malcolm X found the language that communicated across the board, from college professor to floor sweeper, all at the same time, without demeaning the intellect of either.
Thinking about language, while thinking _in_ language, leads to puzzles and paradoxes.
At Ungaro, I discovered the flou and the language of Paris.
Prayer no longer seems like an activity to me; it has become the continuing language of the relationship I believe God designed to fulfill a human life.
What is the fear inside language? No accident of the body can make it stop burning.