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Sign Language Quotes

August 19, 2009

Last summer I took a sign language class. There was a project where I was in a group. I was treated just like the other students (in the group).

~ Wanda Peterson

Keep a journal, and learn how to see how you as an individuals sees information so you can learn your own sign language. Meditate and practice psychic self defense and surrounding yourself with prayer.

~ John Edward

I was trying to teach him a little sign language. I don’t know nothing but the basics: ‘good boy,’ ‘good girl,’ ‘thank you,’ ‘you’re welcome.’ . . .

~ Patricia Pratt

We have sign language practices and sign language groups before each of our meetings.

~ Maribeth Lartz

The dancer’s hand movements are in ancient sign language.

~ Sarun Chan

I try to talk to everybody. If you can’t speak English, I’m going to do sign language,

~ Helen Wilson

My cat speaks sign language with her tail.

~ Robert A. M. Stern

Sign language is useful to the deaf but vital to the Italians.

~ Paul Carvel

The visual is sorely undervalued in modern scholarship. Art history has attained only a fraction of the conceptual sophistication of literary criticism. Drunk with self-love, criticism has hugely overestimated the centrality of language to western culture. It has failed to see the electrifying sign language of images.

~ Camille Paglia

This is our second annual ‘Family Night Out’ fundraiser. The goal is to raise money for special programs like Hebrew-enrichment classes, baby sign language or maybe even yoga.

~ Michelle Bernstein

We are both trying to find our own inspiration and movement. My inspiration is sign language.

~ Alice Howes

Sixty percent of all interpreters are not proficient in sign language, in the state of Idaho. I would believe that. I’ve met some interpreters that are pretty worse off.

~ Emily Pennie

The symbolic view of things is a consequence of long absorption in images. Is sign language the real language of Paradise?

~ Hugo Ball

We’ve just scratched the surface in being able to communicate with him so that he can play our defense. Right now, we’re relying mostly on the written word I’d personally like to take basic sign language lessons and continue to develop better ways to communicate with him.

~ David Elson

When I saw them adding in the sign language, I was so proud of them. They are so, so smart.

~ Sherry Copeland

You have all kinds of learners. The sign language is to get to visual learners, the songs get to auditory learners, and hands-on activities, where they’re touching things, are for the tactile learners.

~ Denise Mechan

Sign language is for everyone.

~ Kathy Clark

He can’t read lips and doesn’t know sign language. The only way he can communicate is by reading notes. He has a hard time reading, and a trial could take months.

~ Bryan Williams

If you are to reach masses of people in this world, you must do it by a sign language. Whether your vehicle be commerce, literature, or politics, you can do nothing but raise signals, and make motions to the people.

~ John Jay Chapman

It was a really noisy crowd and hard to concentrate. You couldn’t hear yourself think. We couldn’t yell so we had to adjust. We were using hand signals, making up our own sign language. We had to really focus and try and block it all out.

~ Christine Keshen

It was a very long process. For instance, we have to take text or poetry, translate it into sign language and then make choreography from that.

~ Alice Howes


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