Posts tagged ‘language’

February 7, 2013

Quote of the Day: Socrates

The misuse of language induces evil in the soul.

December 17, 2012

Quote of the Day: Dave Wolverton

Pay attention to the sound of words.

May 15, 2012

Quote of the Day: Jane Austen

Oh it is only a novel…  In short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language.

July 27, 2011

Quote of the Day: John K. Hutchens

A writer and nothing else:  a man alone in a room with the English language, trying to get human feelings right.