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No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language.


Jacques Derrida


#foreign #foreign language #gets #language #mathematician

There is the fear, common to all English-only speakers, that the chief purpose of foreign languages is to make fun of us. Otherwise, you know, why not just come out and say it?


Barbara Ehrenreich


#come #common #fear #foreign #foreign languages

The first few weeks football players look at you like you are speaking a foreign language. My job is to get them to trust me, trust the system. I ask them to run in a way that makes no sense to them.


Ato Boldon


#few #first #football #football players #foreign

Given the devaluation of literature and of the study of foreign languages per se in the United States, as well as the preponderance of theory over text in graduate literature studies, creative writing programs keep literature courses populated.


Marilyn Hacker


#creative #creative writing #creative writing programs #foreign #foreign languages

My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history.


Lawrence R. Klein


#early #education #english #foreign #foreign languages

My parents both had Oxford degrees, they read important books, spoke foreign languages, drank real coffee and went to museums for pleasure. People like that don't have fat kids: they were cut out to be winners and winners don't have children who are overweight.


Arabella Weir


#both #children #coffee #cut #degrees

Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children.


Judith Martin


#conduct #education #foreign #foreign language #inducement

After an extensive interview he arranged for my weaknesses in foreign languages to be over-looked and so I started a Biology degree at Birmingham in 1967.


Paul Nurse


#arranged #biology #birmingham #degree #extensive

Foreign languages are another favourite topic, and as these men are bilingual they have a fair notion of what it means to speak and think in many different idioms.


John Millington Synge


#bilingual #different #fair #favourite #foreign

Playing golf is like learning a foreign language.


Henry Longhurst


#foreign language #golf #language #learning #like






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