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Single Idea 19585

[catalogued under 19. Language / F. Communication / 4. Private Language]

Full Idea

Every person has his own language. Language is the expression of the spirit.

Gist of Idea

Every person has his own language


Novalis (Logological Fragments I [1798], 91)

Book Reference

Novalis: 'Philosophical Writings', ed/tr. Stoljar,M.M. [SUNY 1997], p.65

A Reaction

Nice to see someone enthusiastically affirming what was later famously denied, and maybe even disproved.