Quotes: inarticulate

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  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    Each venture is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate with shabby equipment always deteriorating in the general mess of imprecision of feeling.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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    For undemocratic reasons and for motives not of State, they arrive at their conclusions - largely inarticulate. Being void of self-expression they confide their views to none; but sometimes in a smoking room, one learns why things were done.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    Like other parties of the kind, it was first silent, then talky, then argumentative, then disputatious, then unintelligible, then altogether, then inarticulate, and then drunk. When we had reached the last step of this glorious ladder, it was difficult to get down again without stumbling.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    Oh, how one wishes sometimes to escape from the meaningless dullness of human eloquence, from all those sublime phrases, to take refuge in nature, apparently so inarticulate, or in the wordlessness of long grinding labor, of sound sleep, of true music, or of a human understanding, rendered speechless by emotion!
    Source: Doctor Zhivago
  • Agnes Smedley
    Agnes Smedley
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    Thousands of women are crushed and made inarticulate by that system and never develop as their natures would force them to develop were they in a decent environment.
  • Dan Quayle
    Dan Quayle
    American politician 1947-
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    Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Laughter - An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    Laughter: An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.
    Source: The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
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