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A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
View quotes by Gaston Bachelard

I do not mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I do not understand.
View quotes by Sir Edward Appleton

I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand.
View quotes by Edward Appleton

Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language.
View quotes by Marshall McLuhan

I think foreign countries really do like it when American artists sing in their language. And when you go over there and say, 'Hi, how are you?' in their language, they love it. It makes them feel like you're doing it just for them. We in America take so much for granted.
View quotes by Natalie Cole

There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is dying, it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth.
View quotes by Elias Canetti

Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.
View quotes by Martin Heidegger

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
View quotes by Nelson Mandela

But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
View quotes by George Orwell

The problems of language here are really serious. We wish to speak in some way about the structure of the atoms. But we cannot speak about atoms in ordinary language
View quotes by Werner Heisenberg

The eyes have one language everywhere.

View quotes by George Herbert

He attempts to use language which he does not know
View quotes by Persius

To have another language is to possess a second soul.
View quotes by Charlemagne

I wonder what language truck drivers are using,
now that everyone is using theirs?
View quotes by Beryl Pfizer

Language is the dress of thought.
View quotes by Samuel Johnson

Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language
View quotes by Gail Godwin

What language are you talking in now? It appears to be Bollocks.
View quotes by Richard Wilson

Bad language is the only thing we have in common with the Osbournes.
View quotes by Francis Fulford

Dance is the hidden language of the soul.
View quotes by Martha Graham

A mind enclosed in language is in prison.
View quotes by Simone Weil

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