quote by Jomo Kenyatta

The basis of any independent government is a national language, and we can no longer continue aping our former colonizers ... those who feel they cannot do without English can as well pack up and go.

— Jomo Kenyatta

Blissful National Language quotations

National 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.

I am the leader of one country which has two alphabets, three languages, four religions, five nationalities, six republics, surrounded by seven neighbours, a country in which live eight ethnic minorities.

Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity;

and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion.

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

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

My art speaks and will continue to speak, transcending barriers of nationality, language and other forces that may be divisive, fortifying the greatness of the spirit that has always been the foundation of the Ojibwa people.

The language of music is common to all generations and nations;

it is understood by everybody, since it is understood with the heart.

We have room but for one Language here and that is the English Language, for we intend to see that the crucible turns our people out as Americans of American nationality and not as dwellers in a polyglot boarding-house.

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

The language of friendship is not words, but meanings.

I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.

Photography is a universal language, transcending the boundaries of race, politics, and nationality.

I am a very simple man. I am a man first, an artist second. My first obligation is to the welfare of my fellow man. I will endeavour to meet this obligation through music, since it transcends language, politics and national boundaries.

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

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

There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others.

Absolutely nothing is so important for a nation's culture as its language.

There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others.

National 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.

Languages are the pedigree of nations.

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.

Kindness is a universal language regardless of age, nationality or religion.

National 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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No important national language, at least in the Occidental world, has complete regularity of grammatical structure, nor is there a single logical category which is adequately and consistently handled in terms of linguistic symbolism.

Nationalism is the love which ties me to the blockheads of my country, to the insultors of my way of life, and to the desecrators of my language.

Countries under foreign command quickly forget their history, their past, their tradition, their national symbols, their way of living, often their own literary language.

National 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.

Because powerful images are fixed in the mind more readily than words, the photographer needs no interpreter. A photograph means the same thing all over the world and no translator is required. Photography is truly a universal language, transcending all boundaries of race, politics and nationality.

Every individual or national degeneration is immediately revealed by a directly proportional degradation in 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.

National language quote Music is the universal language of mankind.

Music is the universal language of mankind.

America is destined to be peopled by one nation, speaking one language, professing one general system of religious and political principles, and accustomed to one general tenor of social usages and customs.

A national language is a band of national union.

Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.

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

A different language is a different vision of life.

What is a nation without a mother tongue?

Art is a universal language and through it each nation makes its own unique contribution to the culture of mankind.

A people without a language of its own is only half a nation.

A nation should guard its language more than its territories, 'tis a surer barrier and a more important frontier than mountain or river.

National language quote We all smile in the same language.

We all smile in the same language.

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As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.

[On the United States:] A nation which does not appreciate that the simple elocution exercise 'Merry Mary married hairy Harry' contains not one but three vowel sounds.

In grade school I was taught that the United States is a melting pot.

People from all over the world come here for freedom and to pursue a better life. They arrive with next to nothing, work incredibly hard, learn a new language and new customs, and in a generation they become an integral part of our amazing nation.

National 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.

We can only converse if we can speak the same language.

So if we are going to build One Nation, we need to start with everyone in Britain knowing how to speak English.

The nation was founded and "dedicated," to use Lincoln's language in the "Gettysburg Address," to equality as a "self-evident truth." But this very principle of equality, as Lincoln also noted, was a "proposition." To make it a reality remained "the unfinished work" of Americans.

How can diverse Americans become "one people"? I believe that one path is for us to pursue the study of the past that includes all of us, making all of us feel connected to one another as "we the people," working and living in a nation, founded and "dedicated" (to use Lincoln's language) to the "proposition" that "all men are created equal."

National languages are all huge systems of vested interests which sullenly resist critical inquiry.

The people of the two nations, French and English, must be brought into mutual dependence by the supply of each other's wants. There is no other way of counteracting the antagonism of language and race. It is God's own method of producing an entente cordiale, and no other plan is worth a farthing.

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