Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe.— Galileo Galilei
Impressive Language Learning quotations
Learning Indian mannerisms, how to wear saris, and the language were a challenge.
As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing.
I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I'll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can".
The world is not the most pleasant place.
Eventually, your parents leave you and nobody is going to go out of their way to protect you unconditionally. You need to learn to stand up for yourself and what you believe and sometimes, pardon my language, kick some ass.
Learning is never done without errors and defeat.
To those who do not know mathematics it is difficult to get across a real feeling as to the beauty, the deepest beauty, of nature ... If you want to learn about nature, to appreciate nature, it is necessary to understand the language that she speaks in.
My neighbor has two dogs. One of them says to the other, "Woof!" The other replies, "Moo!" The dog is perplexed. "Moo? Why did you say 'Moo'?" The other dog says, "I'm trying to learn a foreign language."
The only way to learn a new programming language is by writing programs in it.
There is in every child a painstaking teacher, so skilful that he obtains identical results in all children in all parts of the world. The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!
Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.
To live in a culture in which women are routinely naked where men aren't is to learn inequality in little ways all day long. So even if we agree that sexual imagery is in fact a language, it is clearly one that is already heavily edited to protect men's sexual - and hence social - confidence while undermining that of women.
Challenging power structures from the inside, working the cracks within the system, however, requires learning to speak multiple languages of power convincingly.
Knowledge of languages is the doorway to wisdom.
Some of us learn control, more or less by accident.
The rest of us go all our lives not even understanding how it is possible, and blaming our failure on being born the wrong way.
My favorite three words in the English language are: ’I don’t know’, because every time I say them, I learn something new.
One of the benefits of being a mature well-educated woman is that you're not afraid of expletives. And you have no fear to put a fool in his place. That's the power of language and experience. You can learn a lot from Shakespeare.
The four most important words in the English language are, "What do you think?" Listen to your people and learn.
If you're going to learn a new language, you can't try to be perfect.
You'll stop yourself from talking. You just have to let go.
That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted.
Life is too short to learn German
In learning the art of storytelling by animation, I have discovered that language has an anatomy.
You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.
I tell my students, 'It's an important tradition and you have to go back and hear this music and learn its language all the way through. How are you going to know what's new to play, if you haven't listened to everything that's old?'
There is an awful lot of what I call recreational jazz going on, where people go out and learn a particular language or style and become real sharks on somebody else's language.
The most disastrous thing that you can ever learn is your first programming language.
The Structure of Magic I by Richard Bandler and John Grinder is a delightful simplification of the infinite complexities of the language I use with patients. In reading this book, I learned a great deal about the things that I've done without knowing about them.
I must confess the language of symbols is to me A Babylonish dialect Which learned chemists much affect; It is a party-coloured dress Of patch'd and piebald languages: 'T is English cut on Greek and Latin, Like fustian heretofore on satin.
Unless the chemist learns the language of mathematics, he will become a provincial and the higher branches of chemical work, that require reason as well as skill, will gradually pass out of his hands.
You have to understand accounting and you have to understand the nuances of accounting. It's the language of business and it's an imperfect language, but unless you are willing to put in the effort to learn accounting - how to read and interpret financial statements - you really shouldn't select stocks yourself
the grim, grand African forests are like a great library, in which, so far, I can do little more than look at the pictures, although I am now busily learning the alphabet of their language, so that I may some day read what these pictures mean.
The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.
When a person has an accent, it means he can speak one more language than you
Opposites are not contradictory but complementary.
Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.
Horses are our silent partners. When we learn their language. This partnership grows strong.