Language is what makes us human. It allows us to share ideas. This is a collection of proverbs and quotes about language.

Imagine one language
Imagine all the people sharing one language
By Adam Zivner [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], from Wikimedia Commons


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A different language is a different vision of life.

Federico Fellini

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.

W.H. Auden

All people smile in the same language.

Anyone can speak Troll. All you have to do is point and grunt.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
J.K. Rowling

Because without our language, we have lost ourselves. Who are we without our words?

Melina Marchetta

Colors speak all languages.

Joseph Addison

English is the easiest language to speak badly.

George Bernard Shaw

I know all those words, but that sentence makes no sense to me.

Matt Groening

Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.

Paul Tillich

Language is the means of getting an idea from my brain into yours without surgery.

Language is wine upon the lips.

Virginia Woolf

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

John Erskine

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

Jane Austen

Thanks to the redundancy of language, yxx cxn xndxrstxnd whxt x xm wrxtxng xvxn xf x rxplxcx xll thx vxwxls wxth xn "x"

Steven Pinker

The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearned, but it is still nonsense.

Benjamin Franklin

Thought is the blossom, language the bud, action the fruit behind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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