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Language is the dress of thought.


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Language is the dress of thought.
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But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
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Language is always burdened by thought.
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I never thought I was a writer. My teacher, Ruth Johnson, pulled it out of me.
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Language disguises thought.
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As a little girl I loved the thought of playing dress-up and getting ready.
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Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking.
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The Philippines did have a written language before the Spanis...
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Mechanical difficulties with language are the outcome of internal difficulties with thought.
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It could be said that the lectures changed the way many people thought about myth, fairy story, and ...
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Sloppy language leads to sloppy thought, and sloppy thought to sloppy legislation.
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Never try to impress people with the profundity of your thought by the obscurity of your language. W...
SOURCE UNKNOWN
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The great Cham of literature. (Samuel Johnson)
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When you thought about getting married, was there a particular dress you had in mind?
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That dress was designed to be a kill switch for rational thought.
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Style is the dress of thoughts
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I thought: pity the poor in spirit who know neither the enchantment nor the beauty of language.
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Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.
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There's only one definitive offer for Guidant and that's the one from Johnson & Johnson.
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The year 2005 was a solid one for Johnson and Johnson, despite significant challenges.
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We think this is a good move for Johnson and Johnson. It boosts their pharmaceutical (sales) growth ...
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There's only one definitive offer for Guidant, and that's the one from Johnson & Johnson.
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[After the end of her term in Congress, Barbara Jordan was recruited for a faculty position at the L...
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A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
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The quality of our thoughts is bordered on all sides by our facility with language.
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“We speculated what it was like before we got language skills. When we humans had our first thought...
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The print dress is the trend of the season.
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Rough Johnson, the great moralist.
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To Alef, the letter
that begins the alphabets
of both Arabic and Hebrew-
two Semitic ...
IBTISAM BARAKAT
Sam reminds me of Glen Johnson. His record is deceptive but this is his opportunity.
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The only language you need is the language of the heart - love.
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For better or for worse, music is the language of memory. It is also the language of love.
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the people unders...
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The language of the heart
Is the only language
That everybody can understand.
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Love is blind, and a deaf-mute too.
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The fear of God is the only cure for the fear of people.
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The secret of my success is my hairspray.
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Based on our discussions with multiple consultants and industry contacts, we believe it is likely Jo...
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Dress shabbily, they notice the dress. Dress impeccably, they notice the woman.
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Expression and thought are inextricably linked: crude language permits only crude thinking.
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Ridicule is the language of the devil.
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Language is the light of the mind
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That observation which is called knowledge of the world will be found much more frequently to make m...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to be ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The key to my success has been to give up everything for my dream.
JOHN JOHNSON
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Such seems to be the disposition of man, that whatever makes a distinction produces rivalry.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of summoning difficulties, passing from one step of succes...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Power corrupts. Knowledge is power. Study hard. Be evil.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
An age that melts with unperceiv'd decay, And glides in modest innocence away.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Read over your compositions, and wherever you meet with a passage which you think is particularly fi...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to brea...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
London! the needy villain's general home, The common sewer of Paris and of Rome! With eager t...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Get together a hundred or two men, however sensible they may be, and you are very likely to have a m...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Yet still he fills affection's eye, Obscurely wise, and coarsely kind.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
A woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinder legs. It is not done well; but you are sur...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Golf is a game in which you claim the privileges of age, and retain the playthings of childhood.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
We're just a bubble in a boiling pot.
JACK JOHNSON
At the earliest age, when I saw a 'wet paint' sign, I had to touch the paint to see if it wa...
GARY JOHNSON
We have the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world. 'America, land of liberty an...
GARY JOHNSON
I was the Republican governor of the heavily Democratic state of New Mexico. I focused on good gover...
GARY JOHNSON
I love doing improv. I love comedy. I have always felt this way, even when I was really young.
DAKOTA JOHNSON
I would go through phases of wanting to be a mermaid or a vet, but because I grew up around people w...
DAKOTA JOHNSON
I went through a phase where I loved tattoos, and I loved the feeling of getting tattooed.
DAKOTA JOHNSON
It's true that I'm not ashamed of my body. I'm comfortable, and I think more women shoul...
DAKOTA JOHNSON
The team doctor, the team trainers, they work for the team. And I love 'em, you know. They'r...
CALVIN JOHNSON