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Your vs. You’re - English grammar in the United States

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A riot is the language of the unheard. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Speech is the small change of silence. - George Meredith

A proverb is to speech what salt is to food. - Arabic Proverb

Tears at times have all the weight of speech. - Ovid

The English never draw a line without blurring it. - Winston Churchill

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it. - Christopher Morley

The English contribution to world cuisine. The chip. - John Cleese

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech. - Clifton Fadiman

America is so advanced that even the chairs are electric. - Doug Hamwell

The English winter - ending in July, to recommence in August. - Lord Byron

America is the land of permanent waves and impermanent wives. - Brendan Behan

We need a president who's fluent in at least one language. - Buck Henry

The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem. - Walt Whitman

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity. - Gordie Howe

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats

In America there are two classes of travel - first class, and with children. - Robert Benchley

In America you can always find a party. In Russia the party always finds you. - Yakov Smirnoff

The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker

In America nobody says you have to keep the circumstances somebody else gives you. - Amy Tan

Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect. - Owens L. Pomeroy

"The Hunchback Of Notre Dame" had the big fat English actor, Charles Lawson. - Archie Bunker

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. - Soren Kierkegaard

Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. - Ezra Pound

I never made a mistake in grammar but once in my life, and as soon as I done it. I seen it. - Carl Sandburg

A person's name is, to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie

The first man to use abusive language instead of his fists was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud

Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology. - Clive James

The English country gentleman galloping after a fox - the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable. - Oscar Wilde

Fashion is free speech, and one of the privileges, if not always one of the pleasures, of a free world. - Alison Lurie

Folks who don't know why America is the Land of Promise should be here during an election campaign. - Milton Berle

Ex-Presidents of the United States get state subsidies. Not so in Russia. You get no government support. - Mikhail Gorbachev

The names of colors are at the edge, between where language fails and where it's at its most powerful. - A.S. Byatt

The largest party in America is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans. It's the party of non-voters. - Robert Reich

If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia. - Margaret Atwood

To be President of the United States, sir, is to act as advocate for a blind, venomous, and ungrateful client. - John Updike

Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honoured by posterity because he was the last to discover America. - James Joyce

They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America? - Fidel Castro

Charity, good behaviour, amiable speech, unselfishness - these by the chief sage have been declared the elements of popularity. - Burmese Proverb

It is Ireland's sacred duty to send over, every few years, a playwright to save the English theatre from inarticulate glumness. - Kenneth Tynan

Ultimately, America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired. - Robert F. Kennedy


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26-Jun-2019