quote by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Many people do not know that Jesus did not speak Latin or English or Hebrew; he spoke Aramaic. But nobody knows that language. So we're talking about the Bible itself being a translation of a translation of a translation. And, in reality, it has affected people's lives in history.

— Ngugi wa Thiong'o

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Silence is better than bullshit.

When Jerry Lewis and I were big, we used to go to parties, and everybody thought I was big-headed and stuck up, and I wasn't. It was because I didn't know how to speak good English, so I used to keep my mouth shut.

I can fluently speak five languages: English, emoji, sexting, sarcasm and sass.

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The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.

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

Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.

The most significant event of the 20th century will be the fact that the North Americans speak English.

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Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.

I don't want our culture diluted. We need to close the borders now and let everyone assimilate to a Western, white, English-speaking way of life.

I have never been particularly good with languages.

Despite a dozen years of Hebrew school and a lifetime of praying in the language, I'm ashamed to admit that I still can't read an Israeli newspaper. Besides English, the only language I speak with any degree of fluency is Spanish.

I could speak to you and say, 'Laytay-chai, paisey, paisey.

' ... Why aren't you responding? Oh, you don't speak Swahili. Well, I've got news for you. The dog doesn't speak English, or American, or Spanish, or French.

Speak english quote Have more than you show, speak less than you know.

Have more than you show, speak less than you know.

The principle of free speech is no new doctrine born of the Constitution of the United States. It is a heritage of English-speaking peoples, which has been won by incalculable sacrifice, and which they must preserve so long as they hope to live as free men.

We all need to stomp out balkanization.

No Spanish radio stations, no Spanish billboards, no Spanish TV stations, no Spanish newspapers. This is America, speak English.

I am a Mexican that has been lucky enough to travel the world, speaking English, but with a heart that speaks a universal language.

Speak english quote Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.

Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.

Should not the Bible regain the place it once held as a schoolbook? Its morals are pure, its examples are captivating and noble....In no Book is there so good English, so pure and so elegant, and by teaching all the same they will speak alike, and the Bible will justly remain the standard of language as well as of faith.

People like Shakira shouldnt have record contracts. She cant even speak English.

There are 3 basic differences between we British and you Americans.

One, we speak English, and you don't. Two, when we have a "World Championship", we invite teams from other nations. Three, when you meet the British head of State, you only have to get down on one knee.

Speak english quote No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.

No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.

The security and happiness of all minority groups in South Africa depend on the Afrikaner. Whether they are English- or German- or Portuguese- or Italian-speaking, or even Jewish-speaking, makes no difference.

It is the English-speaking nations who, almost alone, keep alight the torch of Freedom.

Mind you, the Elizabethans had so many words for the female genitals that it is quite hard to speak a sentence of modern English without inadvertently mentioning at least three of them.

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Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.

I don't know French at all. I took some lessons when I was younger but all I know are the numbers. I've been told basically everyone in Monaco speaks English because of it being a huge vacation spot so I'm excited about that. I might not need to learn French after all.

I realised a long time ago that instrumental music speaks a lot more clearly than English, Spanish, Yiddish, Swahili, any other language. Pure melody goes outside time.

Mind you, the Elizabethans had so many words for the female genitals that it is quite hard to speak a sentence of modern English without inadvertently mentioning at least three of them.

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The smarter you get, the less you speak.

This book is not about heroes. English poetry is not yet fit to speak of them. Nor is it about deeds, or lands, nor anything about glory, honour, might, majesty, dominion, or power, except War. Above all I am not concerned with Poetry. My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity.

Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks.

My opinion is that more languages you speak, better it is, but but when you come to America, you speak English.

Speak english quote I often regret that I have spoken; Never that I have been silent.

I often regret that I have spoken; Never that I have been silent.

There are leaders who know that however furious the debate, there are good men and women in all population groups - amongst blacks, amongst whites, and amongst Afrikaans and English speaking people.

I grew up in a physical world, and I speak English.

The next generation is growing up in a digital world, and they speak social.

Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?

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Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words.

Anyone who doesn't speak English isn't worth speaking to

The biggest thing I don’t like about New York are the foreigners.

You can walk an entire block in Times Square and not hear anybody speaking English. Asians and Koreans and Vietnamese and Indians and Russians and Spanish people and everything up there. How the hell did they get in this country?

Yes, they broke the law, but we can't deport them.

Let's get over this pointing fingers and do something about that, whether it - they have to pay a fine, learn to speak English, the history, you can do that. And then you have to give visas for the skills we need.

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Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.

Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable of using the Internet is regarded as backward.

A lot of people don't know enough about me.

When I meet people who freak out about Game of Thrones, they don't even know that I can speak English.

You know, I do speak the Queens English.

It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean.

I could never muster the courage to speak to girls in my college in Pune.

Most of them were Parsis and spoke English. I came from a village and could barely converse in English.

I think the world's a little smaller these days.

With the Internet and the availability of people, the pool of English speaking actors - not just American actors, but Brits, Australians, New Zealanders, Irish. We're all up for grabs.

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