Foreign Language Skills

Famous quotes containing the words foreign, language and/or skills:

    Our poets have sung of wine, the product of a foreign plant which commonly they never saw, as if our own plants had no juice in them more than the singers.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    This is an approach to that universal language which men have sought in vain.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The invention of photography provided a radically new picture-making process—a process based not on synthesis but on selection. The difference was a basic one. Paintings were made—constructed from a storehouse of traditional schemes and skills and attitudes—but photographs, as the man on the street put, were taken.
    Jean Szarkowski (b. 1925)