Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
—Ludwig Wittgenstein (via philosophy-quotes)
Henry: Antiquone modo Latine loqueris, an Oxoniensi?
[Is your Latin the old Latin, or Oxford Latin?]
Margaret: Quem me docuit pater, Domine.
[My father’s Latin, Sire.]
Henry: Bene. Optimus est.
[Good. That is best.]
—Robert Bolt, A Man For All Seasons