Benjamin Whorf

A Quote by Benjamin Lee Whorf on life

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"We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it."

Benjamin Whorf

Source: American Linguist

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A Quote by Benjamin Whorf on language

Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about.

Benjamin Whorf

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A Quote by Benjamin Whorf on experience, language, and nature

We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.

Benjamin Whorf

Contributed by: Zaady

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