Vocabulary Quotes

β€œAt grief so deep the tongue must wag in va...

β€œAt grief so deep the tongue must wag in vain; the language of our sense and memory lacks the vocabulary of such pain.” – Dante, Inferno.
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Intelligence is having a 60,000 word vocabulary. Wisdo...

Intelligence is having a 60,000 word vocabulary. Wisdom is knowing that literally nobody cares that they have been "defenestrated" when they are thrown out of a window.
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β€œ If you are not ready to die ...

β€œ If you are not ready to die for it, take the word β€˜Freedom’ out of your vocabulary.” ~ Malcom X
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Beware of euphemisms. Radical changes...

Beware of euphemisms. Radical changes in vocabulary are usually admissions that reality is unwelcome or indefensible.
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"Beware of euphemisms. Radical changes in vo...

"Beware of euphemisms. Radical changes in vocabulary are usually admissions that reality is unwelcome or indefensible." β€”Victor Davis Hanson
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Always remember, with a glass of win...

Always remember, with a glass of wine in your hand and the proper use of vocabulary, you can do anything! -unknown
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"Threats are the last ...

"Threats are the last resort of a man with no vocabulary" - Tamora Pierce
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The vocabulary of one's self-criticism i...

The vocabulary of one's self-criticism is impoverished and clichΓ©d. We are at our most stupid in our self-hatred.β€”Adam Phillips
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"Thinkers think and doers do. But until the thinkers do and the doe...

"Thinkers think and doers do. But until the thinkers do and the doers think, progress will be just another word in the already overburdened vocabulary of the talkers who talk." - Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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Don't underestimate th...

Don't underestimate the seductive power of a decent vocabulary - Unknown
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"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure a...

"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. 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." - James D. Nicoll
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