Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
The limits of my language means the limits of my world.
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.
If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
When the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.
The individual's whole experience is built upon the plan of his language.
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
Two monologues do not make a dialogue.
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