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Poetry is what gets lost in translation. - Robert Frost

Speech is of time; silence is of eternity. - Thomas Carlyle

I am the Roman Emperor and am above grammar. - Emperor Sigismund

Tears at times have all the weight of speech. - Ovid

A story is told as much by silence as by speech. - Susan Griffin

Proverbs are the cream of a nation's thought. - Unknown

Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. - Charles de Talleyrand

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well. - Amos Bronson Alcott

Proverbs may be said to be the abridgment of wisdom. - Joseph Joubert

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley

The art of communication is the language of leadership. - James Humes

The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit. - W Somerset Maugham

All poetry is a reproduction of the tones of actual speech. - Robert Frost

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. - Warren G Bennis

To a child's ear, 'mother' is magic in any language. - Arlene Benedict

The Republic of China - back in the Olympic Games for the first time. - David Coleman

The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. - William Penn

Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. - Joan Didion

Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language. - Gail Godwin

I liked being a teenager, but I would not go back for all the tea in China. - Rob Lowe

A bore is one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation. - Benjamin Desraeli

The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker

We really have everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language. - Oscar Wilde

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

When my friends and I played cowboys and Indians, I was always the Chinese railroad worker. - Robin Williams

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

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

Sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in. - Jane Austen

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. - Kahlil Gibran

The trouble with quotes about death is that 99.999 percent of them are made by people who are still alive. - Joshua Bruns

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

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

Living in China has made me appreciate my own country, with its tiny, ethnically diverse population of unassuming donut-eaters. - Jan Wong

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

I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of a soft drink. - Joe DiMaggio

I thought about how mothers feed their babies with tiny little spoons and forks so I wondered, what do Chinese mothers use? Toothpicks? - George Carlin

She's so fat she's my two best friends. She wears stretch caftans. She's got more chins than the Chinese telephone directory. - Joan Rivers

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. - John F Kennedy

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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