"Signs" (1971) by the Canadian rock group Five Man Electrical Band
And the sign said "Long-haired freaky people need not apply"
So I tucked my hair up under my hat and I went in to ask him why
He said "You look like a fine upstanding young man, I think you'll do"
So I took off my hat, I said "Imagine that. Huh! Me workin' for you!"
Chorus: Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
Blockin' out the scenery, breakin' my mind
Do this, don't do that, can't you read the sign?
And the sign said anybody caught trespassin' would be shot on sight
So I jumped on the fence and-a yelled at the house
"Hey! What gives you the right?"
"To put up a fence to keep me out or to keep mother nature in"
"If God was here he'd tell you to your face, man, you're some kinda sinner"
Now, hey you, mister, can't you read?
You've got to have a shirt and tie to get a seat
You can't even watch, no you can't eat
You ain't supposed to be here
The sign said you got to have a membership card to get inside
And the sign said, "Everybody welcome. Come in, kneel down and pray"
But when they passed around the plate at the end of it all
I didn't have a penny to pay
So I got me a pen and a paper and I made up my own little sign
I said, "Thank you, Lord, for thinkin' 'bout me. I'm alive and doin' fine"
Humor is a universal language. - Joel Goodman
Dance is the hidden language of the soul. - Martha Graham
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. - Robert H Schuller
Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it. - Christopher Morley
To play billiards well is a sign of ill-spent youth. - Charles Roupell
A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory. - Steven Wright
The art of communication is the language of leadership. - James Humes
A chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up. - Brigham Young
Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind. - Terry Pratchett
Real programmers can write assembly code in any language. - Larry Wall
How do they get the deer to cross at that yellow road sign? - George Carlin
There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting. - John Millington Synge
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. - Martin Buber
To a child's ear, 'mother' is magic in any language. - Arlene Benedict
Reality can be lost when reason and language have been violated. - Ravi Zacharias
Changes in language often reflect the changing values of a culture. - Ravi Zacharias
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats
The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so. - Gore Vidal
England and America are two countries separated by a common language. - George Bernard Shaw
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain
A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence. - Barbara Walters
My wife's an earth sign. I'm a water sign. Together we make mud. - Henny Youngman
Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language. - Gail Godwin
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine
It is often a sign of wit not to show it, and not to see that others want it. - Suzanne Necker
I got something important here to read and sign and I gotta consecrate on that. - Archie Bunker
Three problems we have: lack of boundaries, insufficient language, incompletions. - Thomas Leonard
The language of the law must not be foreign to the ears of those who are to obey it. - Learned hand
When a man falls into his anecdotage, it is a sign for him to retire from the world. - Benjamin Disraeli
Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. - Ezra Pound
Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection. - Yakov Smirnoff
Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart. - Jose N Harris
A person's name is, to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie
The first man to use abusive language instead of his fists was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
I think those neighborhood signs that say 'slow children playing' are so very mean. - Zach Galifianakis
Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength. - Billy Graham
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement. - Florida Scott-Maxwell
Language is our meeting place, the sea we live in... it is the common ground of our humanity. - Toby Wolfe
It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water. - Franklin P. Jones
If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk? - Laurence J. Peter
German is the most extravagantly ugly language - it sounds like someone using a sick bag on a 747. - Willy Rushton
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank. - Woody Allen
It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence. - C S Lewis
If the sign on your heart says, "WELCOME", the love will come pouring in from everywhere. - Susan Jeffers
Human language appears to be a unique phenomenon, without significant analogue in the animal world. - Noam Chomsky
I got all the schooling any actress needs. That is, I learned to write well enough to sign contracts. - Hermione Gingold
I saw a sign: "Rest Area 25 Miles". That's pretty big. Some people must be really tired. - Steven Wright
Although he tortures the English language, he has not yet succeeded in forcing it to reveal its meaning. - J B Morton
It's a sign of age if you feel like the morning after the night before and you haven't been anywhere. - Unknown
Violence of language leads to violence of action. Angry men seldom fight if their tongues do not lead the fray. - Charles V Roman
The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. - Bill Watterson
Crying doesn't indicate that you are weak. Ever since you were born it's been a sign that you are alive. - Unknown
Language, identity, place, home: these are all of a piece - just different elements of belonging and not-belonging. - Jhumpa Lahiri
Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you're riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. - Bob Marley
If the English language made any sense, 'lackadaisical' would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. - Doug Larson
The longest word in the English language is the one following the phrase, "And now a word from our sponsor." - Hal Eaton
The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited. - Alan Kay
Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. - Robert G Ingersoll
Don't be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything. - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan
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
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them. - Virginia Woolf
I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright. - Millard Kaufman
The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm; resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking. - Deepak Chopra
Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn't mean anything else. - C S Lewis
A man’s life is interesting primarily when he has failed – I well know. For it’s a sign that he tried to surpass himself. - Georges Clemenceau
"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? - George Carlin
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
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe