We think we're going to be especially strong in platform where we have our two platform brands: our database brand is the Oracle Database 12c, and our programming language brand is this thing called Java.
If you're going to learn a new language, you can't try to be perfect. You'll stop yourself from talking. You just have to let go.
You can write a radical Norwegian or a conservative Norwegian. And when I changed to a conservative Norwegian, I gained this distance or objectivity in the language. The gap released something in me, and in the writing, which made it possible for the protagonist to think thoughts I had never myself thought.
Karl Ove Knausgaard
Films, fiction, can encompass a whole global vision on a particular subject with any story, whatever it is. You can play the story in whatever country with whatever language in whatever style you want to tell the story in.
Gael Garcia Bernal
Poetry is one of the destinies of speech... One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a future to language.
I lived for a year in Scotland. British sign language is very different from American.
I. King Jordan
Poetry is not a matter of feelings, it is a matter of language. It is language which creates feelings.
History teaches us, in no mistaken language, how often customs and practices, which were originated without lawful warrant, and opposed to the sound construction of the law, have come to overload and pervert it, as commentators on the text of Holy Scripture have established doctrines wholly at variance with its true spirit.
Samuel Freeman Miller
The idea of critical windows extends beyond just vision, of course: almost every system in the brain has a critical window when it needs to experience certain stimuli, or it won't get wired up properly. The most obvious example is language: if you don't learn a language early on, it's nigh impossible to become truly fluent.
At college, I wanted to be a poet. I liked the extremely concentrated language, the atmosphere of otherworldliness.