'I can't' are two words that have never been in my vocabulary. I believe in me more than anything in this world.— Wilma Rudolph
Uplifting importance of vocabulary quotes that are about hard vocabulary
The vocabulary of the political left is fascinating.
For example, it is considered to be 'materialistic' and 'greedy' to want to keep what you have earned. But it is 'idealistic' to want to take away what someone else has earned and spend it for your own political benefit or to feel good about yourself.
Let us pray for ourselves, that we may not lose the word “concern” out of our Christian vocabulary. Let us pray for our nation. Let us pray for those who have never known Jesus Christ and redeeming love, for moral forces everywhere, for our national leaders. Let prayer be our passion. Let prayer be our practice.
We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
Good art provides people with a vocabulary about things they can't articulate.
WHY is the most important word in an actor's vocabulary.
Compromise is a word found only in the vocabulary of those who have no will to fight.
One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.
The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax, are fascinating: how important connotation is, what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition.
Live today. Remove all blame from your vocabulary. Catch yourself when you find yourself using your past history as a reason for your failure to act today, and instead say, 'I am free now to detach myself from what used to be.'
Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary.
When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure.
Children read to learn - even when they are reading fantasy, nonsense, light verse, comics or the copy on cereal packets, they are expanding their minds all the time, enlarging their vocabulary, making discoveries - it is all new to them.
This African American Vernacular English shares most of its grammar and vocabulary with other dialects of English. But it is distinct in many ways, and it is more different from standard English than any other dialect spoken in continental North America.
Subjective conscious mind is an analog of what is called the real world.
It is built up with a vocabulary or lexical field whose terms are all metaphors or analogs of behavior in the physical world.
English language is the most universal language in history, way more than the Latin of Julius Caesar. Its the most punderful language because its vocabulary has a certain critical mass that makes a lingo good for punning.
We are writing stories with light and darkness, motion and colors.
It is a language with its own vocabulary and unlimited possibilities for expressing our inner thoughts and feelings.
Being a man given to oratory and high principles, he enjoyed the sound of his own vocabulary and the warmth of his own virtue.
I do think it's important that we experiment with new vocabularies.
That new words help us conceptualize our social existence in a different way.
Your whole vocabulary's played out, admit it. Still wack if it came out my mouth and I spit it.
Sound is the vocabulary of nature.
All war propaganda consists, in the last resort, in substituting diabolical abstractions for human beings. Similarly, those who defend war have invented a pleasant sounding vocabulary of abstractions in which to describe the process of mass murder.
A true lady should have the wit and the imagination, or at least the very restraint, to express herself without resorting herself to such base vocabulary.
I love ballet. Ballet is its own being. It has its own vocabulary. I feel as if I am in a different world when I am in the ballet studio.
To feel the soul without explaining it, without vocabulary, and to represent this sensation.
Free voluntary reading results in better reading comprehension, writing style, vocabulary, spelling, and grammatical development
What is comfortable fashion? To be comfortable, that can't be in the vocabulary of fashion. If you want to be comfortable, stay home in your pajamas.
Singlish vocabulary - 11 February 2015, kiasu was chosen as OED's Word of the Day. Singlish vocabulary formally takes after British English (in terms of spelling and abbreviations)
Bengali vocabulary - Pali languages native to the Indian subcontinent. The core of Bengali vocabulary is thus etymologically of Magadhi Prakrit and Pali languages. However
Defining vocabulary - A defining vocabulary is a list of words used by lexicographers to write dictionary definitions. The underlying principle goes back to Samuel Johnson's
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English language - English is most closely related to Frisian and Low Saxon, while its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly
Controlled vocabulary - Controlled vocabularies provide a way to organize knowledge for subsequent retrieval. They are used in subject indexing schemes, subject headings, thesauri
Dutch language - Dutch vocabulary is mostly Germanic and incorporates slightly more Romance loans than German but far fewer than English. As with German, the vocabulary of
Vocabulary learning - Vocabulary learning is the process acquiring building blocks in second language acquisition Restrepo Ramos (2015). The impact of vocabulary on proficiency
Japanese language - the Heian period (794–1185), Chinese had considerable influence on the vocabulary and phonology of Old Japanese. Late Middle Japanese (1185–1600) included
My research suggests that men and women may speak different languages that they assume are the same, using similar words to encode disparate experiences of self and social relationships. Because these languages share an overlapping moral vocabulary, they contain a propensity for systematic mistranslation.
I learned a long time ago that you don't have to go around using bad language and trying to hurt people to show how macho you are. That stuff won't get you anywhere, it just shows lack of vocabulary and character.
Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren't going to get rid of me that way.
Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds.
Im haunted a little this evening by feelings that have no vocabulary and events that should be explained in dimensions of lint rather than words. Ive been examining half-scraps of my childhood. They are pieces of distant life that have no form or meaning. They are things that just happened like lint.
The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did.
It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary.
Looking at virtual reality through computer screens, video game screens, and above all television screens is a denial of personality development. It's a denial of socialization, of expansion of vocabulary, of interaction with real human beings.
A language is not just a body of vocabulary or a set of grammatical rules.
... Every language is an old-growth forest of the mind.
I am attracted to ellipsis, to the unsaid, to suggestion, to eloquent, deliberate silence. The unsaid, for me, exerts great power: often I wish an entire poem could be made in this vocabulary. It is analogous to the unseen.