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S. I. Hayakawa Quotes

S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Learning to write is learning to think. You don’t know anything clearly unless you can state it in writing.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “The meanings of words are not in the words, they are in us.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Bilingualism for the individual is fine, but not for a country.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “You guys are both saying the same thing. The only reason you’re arguing is because you’re using different words.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “I’m going to speak my mind because I have nothing to lose.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “English is the key to full participation in the opportunities of American life.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “You just don’t know anything unless you can write it. Sure you can argue things out in your own head and bring them out at parties, but in order to argue anything thoroughly, you must be able to put it down on paper.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “In the age of television, image becomes more important than substance.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Language is a unifying instrument which binds people together. When people speak one language they become as one, they become a society.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “McDonalds in Tokyo is a terrible revenge for Pearl Harbor.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture that you are a victim of it.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “We live in a highly competitive society, each of us trying to outdo the other in wealth, in popularity or social prestige, in dress, in scholastic grades or golf scores. One is often tempted to say that conflict, rather than cooperation, is the great governing principle of human life.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “There is only one thing age can give you, and that is wisdom.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Republicans are people who, if you were drowning 50 feet from shore, would throw you a 25-foot rope and tell you to swim the other 25 feet because it would be good for your character. Democrats would throw you a hundred-foot rope and then walk away looking for other good deeds to do.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “The language we share is at the core of our identity as citizens, and our ticket to full participation in American political life. We can speak any language we want at the dinner table, but English is the language of public discourse, or the marketplace and of the voting booth.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Good teachers never say anything. What they do is create the conditions under which learning takes place.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Ever since man began to till the soil and learned not to eat the seed grain but to plant it and wait for harvest, the postponement of gratification has been the basis of a higher standard of living and of civilization.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Advertising is a symbol-manipulating occupation.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Patriotic societies seem to think that the way to educate school children in a democracy is to stage bigger and better flag-saluting.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “English, our common language, binds our diverse people.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “If I spoke no English, my world would be limited to the Japanese-speaking community, and no matter how talented I was, I could never do business, seek employment or take part in public affairs outside that community.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “I believe we are being dishonest with language minority groups if we tell them they can take full part in American life without learning the English language.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Agreement is brought about by changing people’s minds – other people’s.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “The last thing a scientist would do is cling to a map because he inherited it from his grandfather, or because it was used by George Washington or Abraham Lincoln.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Definitions, contrary to popular opinion, tell us nothing about things. They only describe people’s linguistic habits; that is, they tell us what noises people make under what conditions.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “Those terrifying verbal jungles called laws are simply such directives, accumulated, codified, and systematized through the centuries.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “How anybody dresses is indicative of his self-concept. If students are dirty and ragged, it indicates they are not interested in tidying up their intellects either.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “The United States is enriched by many cultures, and united by a single common language.”
S. I. Hayakawa Quote: “The great thing about the United States is our ability to absorb foreign people and make them a part of us.”
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