Ferdinand de Saussure Quote

Of all social institutions language is least amenable to initiative. It blends with the life of society, and the latter, inert by nature, is a prime conservative force.


Course in General Linguistics (ed. Columbia University Press, 2011) - ISBN: 9780231157261

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Of all social institutions language is least amenable to initiative. It blends with the life of society, and the latter, inert by nature, is a prime...

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Of all social institutions language is least amenable to initiative. It blends with the life of society, and the latter, inert by nature, is a prime...

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Of all social institutions language is least amenable to initiative. It blends with the life of society, and the latter, inert by nature, is a prime...

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Of all social institutions language is least amenable to initiative. It blends with the life of society, and the latter, inert by nature, is a prime...