Edward Sapir – It is quite an illusion…

It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts to reality essentially without the…


“It is quite an illusion to imagine that one adjusts to reality essentially without the use of language and that language is merely an incidental means of solving specific problems of communication or reflection.”
-Edward Sapir

Edward Sapir – Human beings do not live…

Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world…


“Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the particular language which has become the medium of expression for their society.”
-Edward Sapir