Edward Sapir Quotes

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It is no secret that the fruits of language study are in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them. -Edward Sapir
Cultural anthropology is more and more rapidly getting to realize itself as a strictly historical science. -Edward Sapir
More and more, unsolicited gifts from without are likely to be received with unconscious resentment. -Edward Sapir
A standard international language should not only be simple, regular, and logical, but also rich and creative. -Edward Sapir
In a sense, every form of expression is imposed upon one by social factors, one's own language above all. -Edward Sapir
National languages are all huge systems of vested interests which sullenly resist critical inquiry. -Edward Sapir
One of the glories of English simplicity is the possibility of using the same word as noun and verb. -Edward Sapir
No two languages are ever sufficiently similar to be considered as representing the same social reality. -Edward Sapir
French and German illustrate the misleading character of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well. -Edward Sapir
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