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Fair speech may hide a foul heart. - JRR Tolkien

The eyes have one language everywhere. - George Herbert

I speak two languages, English and Body. - Mae West

The English never draw a line without blurring it. - Winston Churchill

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. - Buddha

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. - Xenocrates

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. - Martin Fraquhar Tupper

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater. - William Hazlitt

The English contribution to world cuisine. The chip. - John Cleese

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech. - Clifton Fadiman

This is the sort of English up with which I will not put. - Winston Churchill

The English winter - ending in July, to recommence in August. - Lord Byron

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity. - Gordie Howe

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain

A teacher affects eternity. He can never tell where his influence stops. - Henry Adams

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine

There are ways of singing in English that are not just the same as in French. - Coeur de Pirate

I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine. - Peter Ustinov

If we are a country committed to free speech, then why do we have phone bills? - Steven Wright

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces people into thinking they can't lose. - Bill Gates

Life is good for only two things: discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics. - Simeon Poisson

I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain. - Jane Wagner

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. - Soren Kierkegaard

The funniest line in English is "Get it?" When you say that, everyone chortles. - Garrison Keillor

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman

If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure. - Bill Gates

The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don't tell you what to see. - Alexandra K. Trenfor

At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb with a hammer. - Marshall Lumsden

Grammar: the difference between Feeling Your Nuts and Feeling You're Nuts. - Unknown

Grammar, which knows how to lord it over kings, and with high hands makes them obey its laws. - Moliere

Psychiatry is the art of teaching people how to stand on their own two feet while reclining on couches. - Sigmund Freud

The names of colors are at the edge, between where language fails and where it's at its most powerful. - A.S. Byatt

The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge. - Seymour Papert

Violence of language leads to violence of action. Angry men seldom fight if their tongues do not lead the fray. - Charles V Roman

If you find yourself saying, "But I can't speak English...", try adding the word "... yet". - Jane Revell

Already, companies that speak in the language of the pitch, the dog-and-pony show, are no longer speaking to anyone. - Unknown

The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist." - Maria Montessori

Heard about the young deaf boy who used sign language?
One day he told his mother a dirty joke and she washed his hands out with soap. - Red Skelton

I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy. - Bertrand Russell

No matter how bad things are, they can always be worse. So what if my stroke left me with a speech impediment? Moses had one, and he did all right. - Kirk Douglas


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