Everyone, left to his own devices, forms an idea about what goes on in language which is very far from the truth.
That means presenting the issues in certain ways that will appeal to those people and then becoming a prisoner of your own language and thought process. That has always happened – it’s just been intensified.
In our daily lives as programmers, we process text strings a lot. So I tried to work hard on text processing, namely the string class and regular expressions. Regular expressions are built into the language and are very tuned up for use.
With the requests of some he complied, and has published a discourse, delivered before the Society for recovering drowned persons, which may be justly pronounced one of the most beautiful and interesting sermons in the English language.
On the other hand, in a society whose communication component is becoming more prominent day by day, both as a reality and as an issue, it is clear that language assumes a new importance.
I’m trying to use the language of today to express a general existential crisis that I think the world and I are going through.
The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul.
Anyone interested in the world generally can’t help being interested in young adult culture – in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language.
Restoring the Welsh language in Wales is nothing less than a revolution. It is only through revolutionary means that we can succeed.
If our language, our programs, our creations are not strongly present in the new media, the young generation of our country will be economically and culturally marginalized.
Journalism students need to understand it and need a solid background in the liberal arts, in sociology, economics, literature and language, because they won’t get it later on.
Because language is the carrier of ideas, it is easy to believe that it should be very little else than such a carrier.
It has often been observed that the repercussion of poetic language on prose language can be considered a decisive cut of a whip.
All the dialogue on tape, and we’d play the tape in performance. Then I thought it’d be interesting if the actor’s repeated what they heard on the tape, but at a slower speed, so we’d get a web of language.
Man’s ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.
I think the cinema you like has more to do with silence, and the theater you like has more to do with language.
Our common language is English. And our common task is to ensure that our non-English-speaking children learn this common language.
Perhaps it is the language that chooses the writers it needs, making use of them so that each might express a tiny part of what it is.
Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe.
The difference between an author and a horse is that the horse doesn’t understand the horse dealer’s language.
In the studio system, things are expected of a film. By the first, second, third act, there’s a generic language that comes out of the more commercial system.
Part of what we love about poetry is the fact that it seems ancient, that it has an authority of ancient language and ancient form, and that it’s timeless, that it reaches back.
Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension of notions too general for its existing language.
I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out.
Once you embody the language, the character comes really naturally, especially when you put the costume on.
A standard international language should not only be simple, regular, and logical, but also rich and creative.
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
We probably, as primitive people, made music before we actually had a language, and that’s where language comes from.
Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.
I think maybe since there isn’t a great deal of access to the mainstream media and people don’t understand the language of mainstream media, if you put music out there with lyrics that are loosely political, people absorb some of it and spit it back out.
My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It’s not just what do you for yourself. It’s how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn’t big anything better than the golden rule. It’s in every major religion in one language or another.
Semantics, or the study of meaning, remained undeveloped, while phonetics made rapid progress and even came to occupy the central place in the scientific study of language.
I don’t know the rules of grammar… If you’re trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular.
I left my country because I was forced to, and I do not think that I am going to lose my language because I live in England.