Quotes & Jokes about Language

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The most beautiful words in the English language are not "I love you", but "It's benign".

Politically correct is the language of cowardice.

There are 400,000 words in the English language, and there are seven you can’t say on television. What a ratio that is! 399,993 to 7. They must really be bad. They must be outrageous to be separated from a group that large. “All of you words over here, you seven... bad words.” That’s what they told us, right? You know the seven, don’t ya? That you can’t say on TV? Shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cocksucker, motherfucker and tits.

Sometimes I talk to myself fluently in languages I'm unfamiliar with... just to screw with my subconscious. It's a good thing a lot of people speak foreign languages, otherwise those people would have no one to talk to.

The language of love may be universal, but it's not one of the options on an ATM machine.

In Europe, kids learn at least four languages before they're out of high school. But our education system is so underfunded, they go to school to buy heroin and an AK-47.

For those of you who don't speak French, by the way, all of that was fucking funny.

It think acceptance levels sort of swings back and forth. Like in the 60's there was a lot more freedom with sex that doesn't exist today. Language has gotten pushed a bit farther and violence is way far out.

Seriously, you don't have to know English. It'd be nice, a nice little plus. We don't want miracles. You don't have to know the country's language. But just some shapes, that's all. A square. A little geometry.

I will go anywhere if you say the phrase 'there might be cake.' I would go to the Department of Motor Vehicles, register somebody else's boat in Spanish, a language I do not speak, without ID - for cake.

"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence?

The language you are about to hear... is disturbing.

Everyone smiles in the same language.

We have a president for whom English is a second language. He's like "We have to get rid of dictators", but he's pretty much one himself.

Learn to feel sorry for music because, although it is the international language, it has no swear words.