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European languages must not be considered diamonds displayed under a glass ball, dazzling us with their brilliance.
A child, when it begins to speak, learns what it is that it knows.
Animal language is a contagious expression of mood effecting communication between social partners.
A great deal of Roosevelt's almost magical talent for persuading and manipulating the American people lay in his ability to state his thoughts in simple, homely phrases, in the language of the working neighborhood where visitors sat in the kitchen, with puppies frolicking under the stove, husbands wearing working clothes and wives their one-dollar house-dresses.
The language of Mexicans springs from abysmal extremes of power and impotence, domination and resentment.
It seems inconceivable that a species of human could possess fully modern language and not be fully modern in all other ways, too. For this reason, the evolution of language is widely judged to be the culminating event in the emergence of humanity as we know it today.
Spoken language clearly differentiates Homo sapiens from all other creatures. None but humankind produces a complex spoken language, a medium for communication and a medium for introspective reflection.
The only thing I'd rather own than Windows is English, because then I could charge you $249 for the right to speak it.
A French politician once wrote that it was a peculiarity of the French language that in it words occur in the order in which one thinks them.
It may be that in private moments the language at Buckingham Palace is quite similar to that of a rugby changing room.
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