Language Quotes

The limits of your language are the limits of your world.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein

Even English Language doesn’t provide you with the Synonyms of the word Success.
– Kshitij Shringi

Language was not given to man: he seized it.
– Louis Aragon

The language of my love does not belong to human language, my human body does not touch the flesh of my love.
– Paul Eluard

Sometimes the words that we keep in our hearts, no matter how unmistakable, are best left unspoken.
– Jourdane Erasquin

In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer.
– Mark Twain

Language is a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity.
– Gustave Flaubert

No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
– Henry Brooks Adams

England and America are two countries divided by a common language.
– George Bernard Shaw

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
– Edward R. Murrow

Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.
– Quentin Crisp

Be not the slave of Words.
– Thomas Carlyle

Well languag’d Danyel.
– Sir William Browne

Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important.
– Janet Lane

If we couldn’t laugh, we would all go insane.
– Jimmy Buffett

Laughter is inner jogging.
– Norman Cousins

Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac, and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi and boxers versus briefs.
– Jack Lynch

When a language creates as it does a community within the present, it does so only by courtesy of a community between the present and the past.
– Christopher Ricks

I stand and listen to people speaking french in the stores and in the street. It’s such a pert, crisp language, elegant as ruffling taffeta.
– Belva Plain

English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education sometimes it’s sheer luck,like getting across the street.
– E. B. White