Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
My God! The English language is a form of communication! Conversation isn't just crossfire where you shoot and get shot at! Where you've got to duck for your life and aim to kill! Words aren't only bombs and bullets — no, they're little gifts, containing meanings!
Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.
Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.
The English language was carefully, carefully cobbled together by three blind dudes and a German dictionary
High thoughts must have high language.
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.
Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
Every American child should grow up knowing a second language, preferably English.
The English language is nobody's special property.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
A different language is a different vision of life.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
Language is the dress of thought.
Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers.
Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords.
FEAR is an acronym in the English language for 'False Evidence Appearing Real'.
A man of true science... thinks, that by mouthing hard words, he proves that he understands hard things.
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
'I am' is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that 'I do' is the longest sentence?
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.
If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.
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