Quotation by Benjamin Lee Whorf

We are thus able to distinguish thinking as the function which is to a large extent linguistic.
Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897–1934), U.S. anthropologist, linguist. "A Linguistic Consideration of Thinking in Primitive Communities," p. 66, Language, Thought, and Reality (1956).

One brief and partial statement of the "Sapir-Whorf hypothesis."
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