One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.
We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them.
Poetry: the best words in the best order.
As vocabulary is reduced , so are the number of feelings you can express, the number of events you can describe, the number of the things you can identify! Not only understanding is limited, but also experience. Man grows by language. Whenever he limits language he retrogresses!
It's like learning a language; you can't speak a language fluently until you find out who you are in that language, and that has as much to do with your body as it does with vocabulary and grammar.
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Vocabulary is a matter of word-building as well as word-using.
As you can appreciate over my lifetime I've developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box.
First, we have to find a common vocabulary for energy security. This notion has a radically different meaning for different people. For Americans it is a geopolitical question. For the Europeans right now it is very much focused on the dependence on imported natural gas.
The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers.
We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
All I know is what I have words for.
I think the most overused words in our vocabulary in the South are black and white.
A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life.
Of course there are big differences in length and character and vocabulary, but each level has its particular pleasures when it comes to the words one can use and the way one uses them.
Sound is the vocabulary of nature.
I've created a vocabulary of different styles. I draw from many different ways to take a picture. Sometimes I go back to reportage, to journalism.
If you're not ready to die for it, put the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords.
Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren't going to get rid of me that way.
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