Benjamin Lee Whorf

Benjamin Lee Whorf

was an American linguist
Too long has the public mind considered religion to be synonymous with priestcraft.More Benjamin Lee Whorf quotes [07/19/2011 03:07:34]
Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.More Benjamin Lee Whorf quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Benjamin Lee Whorf quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it. So if, from perhaps some unhealthy desire for sympathetic support, you describe your life in negative terms you will find that this will reinforce your mind's negative emotions and make you unhappy and even more susceptible to feeling unhappy in the future. By simply doing the reverse and focusing on why you are lucky and grateful things are not worse, you will strengthen and increase your mind's positive emotions and make yourselMore Benjamin Lee Whorf quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language.More Benjamin Lee Whorf quotes [07/19/2011 03:07:41]

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