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Linguistics

Total Quotes : 15
Psychology

In school, I studied psychology, linguistics, neuroscience. I understand that there is a real lack of respect for the brain.

- Aloe Blacc

Anthropology

The 'science' in 'science fiction' isn't just physics and engineering. It can also be linguistics, anthropology, and psychology.

- Ann Leckie

Study New

I am the youngest of three girls. My first linguistics book was a study of 'New York Jewish conversational style'. That was my dissertation.

- Deborah Tannen

Purpose About

My writing is about connecting ways of talking to human relationships. My purpose is to show that linguistics has something to offer in understanding and improving relationships.

- Deborah Tannen

Some Ordered

The marvelous thing is that even in studying linguistics, we find that the universe as a whole is patterned, ordered, and to some degree intelligible to us.

- Kenneth L. Pike

Laws Languages

Linguistics will have to recognise laws operating universally in language, and in a strictly rational manner, separating general phenomena from those restricted to one branch of languages or another.

- Ferdinand de Saussure

Study Instance

In general, the philological movement opened up countless sources relevant to linguistic issues, treating them in quite a different spirit from traditional grammar; for instance, the study of inscriptions and their language. But not yet in the spirit of linguistics.

- Ferdinand de Saussure

Study Extent

It is only since linguistics has become more aware of its object of study, i.e. perceives the whole extent of it, that it is evident that this science can make a contribution to a range of studies that will be of interest to almost anyone.

- Ferdinand de Saussure

Cases Aims

It is one of the aims of linguistics to define itself, to recognise what belongs within its domain. In those cases where it relies upon psychology, it will do so indirectly, remaining independent.

- Ferdinand de Saussure

Handbags About

Linguistics is a good way of defining the culture of a brand. The vocabulary used by sports and lifestyle brands - running, fitness, training, motorsports - is all about functionality, whereas the vocabulary of the luxury business - handbags, ready-to-wear - is all about the product.

- Francois-Henri Pinault

Through Pretty

Despite its obscurity, probably no element on the periodic table has as colorful a history as antimony. Money, madness, poison, linguistics, charlatanism, sex - pretty much every theme that runs through the periodic table can be found in Element 51.

- Sam Kean

Very Sciences

Linguistics is very much a science. It's a human science, one of the human sciences. And it's one of the more interesting human sciences.

- Samuel R. Delany

Love I Love

I have my own vocabulary. I love linguistics. That surprises people.

- Matthew McConaughey

Politics Other

The methodologies of examining hip hop are borrowed from sociology, politics, religion, economics, urban studies, journalism, communications theory, American studies, transatlantic studies, black studies, history, musicology, comparative literature, English, linguistics, and other disciplines.

- Michael Eric Dyson

Meaning

According to scholars of linguistics, the relation between a word and its meaning is arbitrary.

- Roy Blount, Jr.