The laws of nature are written by the hand of God in the language of mathematics.— Galileo Galilei
Staggering Written Language quotations
Men of few words are the best men." (3.2.41)
Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe.
The chief virtue that language can have is clarity.
I will be satisfied if my epitaph shall be written thus: 'Here lies one who never rose to any eminence, who only courted the low ambition to have it said that he striven to ameliorate the condition of the poor, the lowly, the downtrodden of every race and language and color.'
Photography speaks a universal language that does not need translation, and with an immediacy that the written word lacks. It freezes a moment in time, leaving an indelible image.
Although spoken English doesn't obey the rules of written language, a person who doesn't know the rules thoroughly is at a great disadvantage.
One must be drenched in words, literally soaked in them, to have the right ones form themselves into the proper pattern at the right moment.
Destroying species is like tearing pages out of an unread book, written in a language humans hardly know how to read, about the place where they live.
The shorter and the plainer the better.
Every drop of human blood contains a history book written in the language of our genes.
I am the androgyne, I am the living mind you fail to describe in your dead language the lost noun, the verb surviving only in the infinitive the letters of my name are written under the lids of the newborn child
His Majesty the King requires that the Royal Chancellery in all written documents endeavor to write in clear, plain Swedish.
The laws of Nature are written in the language of mathematics.
..the symbols are triangles, circles and other geometrical figures, without whose help it is impossible to comprehend a single word.
Use the smallest word that does the job.
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
He that uses many words for explaining any subject, doth, like the cuttlefish, hide himself for the most part in his own ink.
I want to find a genie in a bottle that can grant me three wishes.
I want to be able to speak, read, write, and understand any language ever written or spoken, just any language throughout the history of man. That would be one of my wishes from the genie, so I would have to put "multilingual" on the resume, should I ever find the genie.
Have something to say, and say it as clearly as you can. That is the only secret.
Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks.
The meaning of quality in photography's best pictures lies written in the language of vision. That language is learned by chance, not system.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
The best fantasy is written in the language of dreams.
It is alive as dreams are alive, more real than real, for a moment at least, that long magic moment before we wake.
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.
Travel provided many interesting experiences, but perhaps the most useful lesson I learned was that I really had no proficiency for learning the thousands of characters of the written Chinese language.
One should aim not at being possible to understand, but at being impossible to misunderstand.
Erotic play discloses a nameless world which is revealed by the nocturnal language of lovers. Such language is not written down. It is whispered into the ear at night in a hoarse voice. At dawn it is forgotten.
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language;
the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
The substance of the winds is too thin for human eyes, their written language is too difficult for human minds, and their spoken language mostly too faint for the ears.
There is nothing terribly difficult in the Bible - at least in a technical way.
The Bible is written in street language, common language. Most of it was oral and spoken to illiterate people. They were the first ones to receive it. So when we make everything academic, we lose something.
Be direct, simple, brief, vigorous, and lucid.
First, we want to establish the idea that a computer language is not just a way of getting a computer to perform operations but rather that it is a novel formal medium for expressing ideas about methodology. Thus, programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute.
The Universe is a grand book which cannot be read until one first learns to comprehend the language and become familiar with the characters in which it is composed. It is written in the language of mathematics.
Anybody can have ideas-the difficulty is to express them without squandering a quire of paper on an idea that ought to be reduced to one glittering paragraph.
You may translate books of science exactly.
... The beauties of poetry cannot be preserved in any language except that in which it was originally written.