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Words are multivocal. Works are multilingual.

by Lighthorse201 on February 7, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


The words we speak may have many different meanings or interpretations, depending on the perspective and life experiences of the listener. On the other hand, actions transcend language barriers. One does not have to speak the language to appreciate a good deed. As the old saying goes, “actions speak louder than words.”

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