"Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can."
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"The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter."
"All true language is incomprehensible, like the chatter of a beggar's teeth."
"A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language."
"No language is rude that can boast polite writers."
"Drawing on my fine command of the language, I said nothing."
"The downtrodden, who are the great creators of slang."
"Language is a virus from outer space."
"To have another language is to possess a second soul."
"I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse."
"Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?"
"Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking."
"The individual's whole experience is built upon the plan of his language."
"Male supremacy is fused into the language, so that every sentence both heralds and affirms it."
"Might, could, would --they are contemptible auxiliaries."
"The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words."
"Language is the archives of history."
"Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone."
"The language of truth is simple."
"Those who know nothing of foreign languages, knows nothing of their own."
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