It is said that life and death are under the power of language.
Explore the idea of what the language that women speak would really be like if no one were there to correct them.
We must learn to speak the language women speak when there is no one there to correct us.
Non-reaction is a language that everyone understands. It communicates to the offender and causes him to be upset with the upset that he intended for you.
Poetry is an art practiced with the terribly plastic material of human language.
Language grows out of life, out of its needs and experiences. 828
A poet is the translator of the silent language of nature to the world.
You know, I think music is very interactive. It’s a – it’s a language.
Never impose your language on people you wish to reach.
The language of the totalist environment is characterized by the thought-terminating cliché. The most far-reaching and complex of human problems are compressed into brief, highly reductive, definitive-sounding phrases, easily memorized and easily expressed. These become the start and finish of any ideological analysis.
In early psychoanalytic thought, narcissism was – and still, of course, is – self-love. The early psychoanalysts used to talk of libido directed at the self. That now feels a little quaint, that kind of language. But it does include the most fierce and self-displaying form of one’s individual self. And in this way, it can be dangerous. When you look at Donald Trump, you can really see someone who’s destructive to any form of life enhancement in virtually every area. And if that’s what Fromm means by malignant narcissism, then it definitely applies.
Dance is the pure language of the soul – it’s been with us from the very beginning.
Custom is the most certain mistress of language, as the public stamp makes the current money.
Not only are animals unable to avail themselves of language to assert their own rights, but many fewer humans have a clear sense of kinship with animals than have a clear sense of kinship with other humans. Among beings with subjective states of awareness, animals are the untouchable caste, those whom human others would rather not acknowledge, let alone render assistance.
Language is generated by the intellect and generates the intellect.
One is almost tempted to say that the language itself is a mythology deprived of its vitality, a bloodless mythology so to speak, which has only preserved in a formal and abstract form what mythology contains in living and concrete form.
If we had the right words, if we had the language, we would need no weapons.
Music, to me, is not math or science. It is a language.
I can ask for cigarettes in every language
There are many other ways in which language can be used to manipulate an audience. one obvious way is to simply lie.