Found 1,936 quotes starting with L:

Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
– Flower A. NewhouseRate it:
Lack one lacks both, and the unseen is proved by the seen, Till that becomes unseen and receives proof in its turn.
– Walt WhitmanRate it:
Lactomangulation, n.:
Manhandling the "open here" spout on a milk carton so badly that one has to resort to using the "illegal" side.

– Rich Hall, "Sniglets"Rate it:
Ladies and gentlemen, today we're here to honor electricity, the charge that charges everything from those electrons snapping in our brain to our father the sun. What's the sun It's kind of like a brain. Electromagnetic field, solar flares sparking back and forth from those nerve cells. We're all one, folks, giant blobs of electricity, all of us. Positive & negative, electromagnetic fields just circling each other. Positive, negative, north, south, male and female. Looking for that electric moment. Magnet to magnet, opposites attract.
– Robin GreenRate it:
Ladies and Gentlemen, we got him!
(said after capture of Saddam)

– George W. Bush, BBC/CNNRate it:
Ladies and gentlemen.. You're not in Kansas anymore!
– James CameronRate it:
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
– Charles Caleb ColtonRate it:
Lady you berefit me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
Lady you bereft me of all words,
Only my blood speaks to you in my veins,
And there is such confusion in my powers.

– William ShakespeareRate it:
Lake is jealous of mountain; mountain is jealous of lake!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Lakes, rivers, streams...all are water and all travel to the same destination. So it is with religion.
– Muhammed Ali, in a television interviewRate it:
Lament not Fortune?s mutability, And seize her fickle favours ere they flee; If others never mourned departed bliss, How should a turn of Fortune come to thee?
– Omar KhayyamRate it:
Land and Freedom!
– Emiliano ZapataRate it:
Lane and I got turned down in a lot of places because people thought the manuscript of The Three Little Pigs was too sophisticated. That became a curse word—the 'S' word… People don't give kids enough credit for knowing the fairy tales and being able to get what parody is.
– Jon ScieszkaRate it:
Language achieves soul only when it's applied as a tool, used by those who imbue it with what they have had the courage and honesty to perceive and feel.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Language achieves soul only when it’s applied as a tool, used by those who imbue it with what they have had the courage and honesty to perceive and feel.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.
– George SteinerRate it:
Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides.
– AlcaeusRate it:
Language exists only on the surface of our consciousness. The great human struggles are played out in silence and in the ability to express oneself.
– Franz Xavier KroetzRate it:
Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.
– Mark TwainRate it:
Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.
– Claude Lévi-StraussRate it:
Language is a living, kicking, growing, flitting, evolving reality, and the teacher should spontaneously reflect its vibrant and protean qualities.
– John A. RassiasRate it:
Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.
– Roland BarthesRate it:
Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.
– Roland BarthesRate it:
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.
– Noah WebsterRate it:

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