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We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression--everywhere i ...
Freedom of speech is of no use to a man who has nothing to say and freedom of worship is of no use to a man who has lost his God.
Poetry is one of the destinies of speech.... One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a future to language.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, ...
The great advantages of simulation and dissimulation are three. First to lay asleep opposition and to surprise. For where a man's ...
All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually re ...
I know those little phrases that seem so innocuous and, once you let them in, pollute the whole of speech. Nothing is more real th ...
A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the ...
Speech is after all only a system of gestures, having the peculiarity that each gesture produces a characteristic sound, so that i ...
And hereby hangs a moral highly applicable to our own trustee-ridden universities, if to nothing else. If we really wanted liberty ...
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