Favorite Quotations ~ Language, 3 100 Best-Loved Poems

"Transforming your language to reflect what you want is a powerful tool to help you shape your thoughts." ~ David McNally, Even Eagles Need a Push


If a lion could talk, we could not understand him. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations

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

To have another language is to possess a second soul. ~ Charlemagne

The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words. ~ George Eliot

I learned that to be amusing was not to be frivolous and that language always the language was the magic key as much to prose as to poetry. ~ Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22

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