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Languages Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about languages
  1. #1
    “There is the disadvantage of not knowing all languages,” said Conseil, “or the disadvantage of not having one universal language.”
  2. #2
    “It’s embarrassingly plain how inadequate language is.”
  3. #3
    “Oh child, your language is so utterly simple and limited that it has the affect of extreme complication.”
  4. #4
    Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it. Perhaps there is a soul hidden in everything and it can always speak, without even making a sound, to another soul.
  5. #5
    “There remained one resource, to speak English. Perhaps they would know this almost universal language. I knew it—as well as the German language—well enough to read it fluently, but not to speak it correctly. But, anyhow, we must make ourselves understood.”
  6. #6
    “How it is that animals understand things I do not know, but it is certain that they do understand. Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it. Perhaps there is a soul hidden in everything and it can always speak, without even making a sound, to another soul.”
  7. #7
    “Eyes...They speak all languages.”
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