Language means also culture and philosophy (if only at the level of common sense) and therefore the fact of ‘language’ is in reality a multiplicity of facts more or less organically coherent and coordinated: at the limit it could be said that every speaking being has a personal language of his own, that is, his own particular way of thinking and feeling.

Antonio Gramsci, taken from Hegemony & Power: On the Relation between Gramsci and Machiavelli by Benedetto Fontana p173

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