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Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
– Charles Scribner, Jr.
Language most shows a man, speak that I may see thee.
– Ben Jonson
Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers.
– George Orwell
Language study is a route to maturity. Indeed, in language study as in life, if a person is the same today as he was yesterday, it would be an act of mercy to pronounce him dead and to place him in a coffin, rather than in a classroom.
– John A. Rassias
Language, the machine of the poet, is best fitted for his purpose in its rudest state. Nations, like individuals, first perceive, and then abstract. They advance from particular images to general terms. Hence the vocabulary of an enlightened society is philosophical, that of a half-civilized people is poetical.
– Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.
– John Ruskin
Large-scale problems do not require large-scale solutions; they require small-scale solutions within a large-scale framework.
– David Fleming
Lasciate ogni speranza voi ch'entrate. (Abandon all hope, all ye who enter here)
– Alighieri Dante
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
– Senator William Grayson
Last night I dreamed I ate a ten-pound marshmallow, and when I woke up the pillow was gone.
– Tommy Cooper
Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.
– Steven Wright
Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replaced everything with exact duplicates... When I pointed it out to my roommate, he said, 'Do I know you'
– Steven Wright
Last night's homer was Willie Stargell's 399th career home run, leaving him one shy of 500.
– Jerry Coleman
Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed.
– W. C. Fields
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish.
– Steven Wright
Last, but by no means least, courage-moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world ;is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle-the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your ;conscience on the other.
– Douglas MacArthur
Lat Love me faithfullySee how I am faithfulWith all my heartAnd all my soulI am with youThough I am far away.
– Anonymous
Lat., Now I know what love is.
– Virgil
Late have I loved thee oh beauty so ancient yet so new
– Saint Augustine
Lately... Americans have begun to understand that trouble does not start somewhere on the other side of town. It seems to originate inside the absolute middle of the homemade cherry pie. In our history, the state has failed to respond to the weak. You could be white, male, Presbyterian and heterosexual besides, but if you get fired or if you get sick tomorrow, you might as well be Black, for all the state will want to hear from you.
– June Jordan
Lately..... all a girl desires from a guy is a GOOD SOUL(Standard of Ur Living)!!!!!
– Siddharth Astir
Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and been fooled, of being the helpless prey of impotent rage, blind surrender, the victim of a savage, ruthless power that gives and takes away, enlists a man, and crowning injury inflicts upon him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself.
– Paul Valéry
Latet anguis in herba. (There's a snake hidden in the grass)
– Virgil
Latin A sword never kills anybody it is a tool in the killer's hand.
– Seneca
Laugh and the world laughs with you Weep, and you weep alone For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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