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Never resist a sentence you like, in which language takes its own pleasure and in which, after having abused it for so long, you are stupefied by its innocence.

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I like to be beholden to the great metropolitan English speech, the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven.

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Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why.

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Life and language are alike sacred. Homicide and verbicide --that is, violent treatment of a word with fatal results to its legitimate meaning, which is its life --are alike forbidden.

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It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.

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Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.

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The secret of language is the secret of sympathy and its full charm is possible only to the gentle.

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To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot.

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An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.

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