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    Quotations about Language

    • Language is the source of misunderstandings.
    • My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
      "Hamlet", Act 3 scene 3, by William Shakespeare
    • They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps.
      "Love's Labour's Lost", Act 5 scene 1, by William Shakespeare
    • I understand a fury in your words, But not the words.
      "Othello", Act 4 scene 2, by William Shakespeare
    • Words calculated to catch everyone may catch no one.
      speech to Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1952, by Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson
    • The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.
    • Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
    • We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language.
      The Canterville Ghost, 1882, by Oscar Wilde
    • Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
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