quote by Claude LeviStrauss

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.

— Claude LeviStrauss

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International language quote Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.

My advice to all who have the time or inclination to concern themselves with the international language movement would be: 'Back Esperanto loyally.'

International language quote A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

The only international language in the world is a child's cry.

If English is spoken in heaven. God undoubtedly employs Cranmer as his speechwriter. The angels of the lesser ministries probably use the language of the New English Bible and the Alternative Service Book for internal memos.

Art is an international language, understood by all.

International language quote The language of friendship is not words, but meanings.

The language of friendship is not words, but meanings.

The withdrawal of a State from a league has no revolutionary or insurrectionary characteristic. The government of the State remains unchanged as to all internal affairs. It is only its external or confederate relations that are altered. To term this action of a Sovereign a 'rebellion' is a gross abuse of language.

Sports is like rock 'n' roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions.

Comics are an international language, they can cross boundaries and generations.

Comics are a bridge between all cultures.

International language quote Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another

Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.

Music can make a difference. There is a global nature to music, which has the potential to bring all people together. Music is truly an international language, and I hope to contribute by widening communication as much as I can.

What makes international cinema so interesting is that each territory has its own sensibility. When you look at an Indian or French film, there's a certain flavor. And even though the language is different, if the film is successful, it has something very common and understandable.

The Charter of the United Nations expresses the noblest aspirations of man: abjuration of force in the settlement of disputes between states; the assurance of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion; the safeguarding of international peace and security.

International language quote Love will find its way through all languages on its own.

Love will find its way through all languages on its own.

Instrumental music can spread the international language.

A common creation demands a common sacrifice, and perhaps not the least potent argument in favour of a constructed international language is the fact that it is equally foreign, or apparently so, to the traditions of all nationalities.

You cannot rise about your words. A lot of people use foul, pornographic, filthy, language and you SEE, all of those words paint pictures and they reveal the internal thinking of the person on the inside. YOU cannot RISE (forward, onward upward) above your words.

International language quote The ability to speak several languages is an asset, but the ability to keep your

The ability to speak several languages is an asset, but the ability to keep your mouth shut in any language is priceless.

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Image is an international language.

A standard international language should not only be simple, regular, and logical, but also rich and creative.

China's cinema has been rising for some time;

it has more exposure, so my chances of becoming internationally known are better. But the first thing I have to do is learn English. If I can grasp the language, then perhaps I can think about the U.S.

International language quote Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

Page 61: No matter where I go in the world, although I can't speak any foreign language, I don't feel out of place. I think of earth as my home. If everyone thought this way, people might notice just how foolish international friction is and the would be put an end to it.

English, once accepted as an international language, is no more secure than French has proved to be as the one and only accepted language of diplomacy or as Latin has proved to be as the international language of science.

So far as the advocates of a constructed international language are concerned, it is rather to be wondered at how much in common their proposals actually have, both in vocabulary and in general spirit of procedure.

International language quote In your silence, when there are no words, no language, nobody else is present, y

In your silence, when there are no words, no language, nobody else is present, you are getting in tune with existence.

It would, of course, be hopeless to attempt to crowd into an international language all those local overtones of meaning which are so dear to the heart of the nationalist.

Marriage is the internationally recognised system of relationship recognition.

It is the global language of love. When we were young, most of us dreamed of one day getting married. We didn't dream about having a civil partnership.

The spirit of logical analysis should in practice blend with the practical pressure for the adoption of some form of international language, but it should not allow itself to be stampeded by it.

International language quote We all smile in the same language.

We all smile in the same language.

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In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain.

French, for example, is declining as an international language, but Spanish, Mandarin and Arabic are all languages of the future. Ethnic minority groups in the UK may well prove to be a major asset in this effort.

You're kidding. I thought all geniuses read Latin. Isn't that the international language for smart people?"-Shane (Glass Houses)

International language quote Music is the universal language of mankind.

Music is the universal language of mankind.

We assume, to begin with, that the individual is at least as complex in his internal structure as the language is which he speaks - otherwise, how could he speak a language which is complex?

If English is spoken in heaven. God undoubtedly employs Cranmer as his speechwriter. The angels of the lesser ministries probably use the language of the New English Bible and the Alternative Service Book for internal memos.

According to the United Nations' latest count, of the approximately 3,000 languages spoken in the world today, only some 78 have a literature. Of those 78, a scant five or six enjoy a truly international audience.

International language quote A different language is a different vision of life.

A different language is a different vision of life.

No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences.

Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude.

China's cinema has been rising for some time;

it has more exposure, so my chances of becoming internationally known are better. But the first thing I have to do is learn English. If I can grasp the language, then perhaps I can think about the U.S.

The greatest obstacle to international understanding is the barrier of language.

Science is the international language, so when we are able to convince countries that good decision-making for human health and animal health is based upon science, that's a real success story for us.

Both French and Latin are involved with nationalistic and religious implications which could not be entirely shaken off, and so, while they seemed for a long time to have solved the international language problem up to a certain point, they did not really do so in spirit.

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