Quotes on Language
"Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing."
"Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom."
"Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression."
"Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please."
"I know you believe you understand what you think I said. But I am not sure you realise that what you heard is not what I meant."
"Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things."
George Bernard Shaw
"England and America are two countries separated by the same language."
"A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic."
"When angry, count to four, when very angry, swear."
"A witty saying proves nothing."
"Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung."
"Often the best thing about not saying anything is that it can't be repeated."