We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Pronounce Quotes from MS Dhoni, Benjamin Franklin, Marcela Valladolid, William Strunk, Jr., Nikolai Gogol. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Let me tell you, it is an absolute lie that I told a probe panel that Meiyappan was only a cricket enthusiast. All I said is he had nothing to do with the team’s on-field cricketing decisions. I can’t even pronounce the word ‘enthusiast.’
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
Honestly, I’ll take a little lard over the 20 chemicals and ingredients I can’t pronounce in some store-bought tortillas.
If you don’t know how to pronounce a word, say it loud!
Atheists have not produced so much evil as hypocrites have produced, or even simply those who preached God without being prepared for Him, daring to pronounce His name with unsanctified lips.
Before I look stupid and not know what a word means or how to pronounce it, I’ll stop the whole production: ‘Hey, real quick, guys. Define this word for me. Somebody.’
I am a chilled-out person. But if people call me by my name, I hope they pronounce it right. I get called Baron, sometimes Varun, and my surname is often changed to Sobit.
Day one through three of the radio tour, I actually went by Camaron Ochs. I went to my first set of radio remotes, and everybody was just like ‘What’s your last name?’ It’s not easy to pronounce. The first two minutes I got with people, that’s what they wanted to talk about, and sometimes those two minutes is all you get.
I knew I didn’t have the right name for a singer. Having a name that nobody could pronounce was hardly an asset.
Sequestration, sequestation – however you pronounce that word – and gridlock aren’t all that bad.
Cesar’s not even that hard. But I suppose Azpilicueta is. Some said my name was too difficult to pronounce and could they call me Dave. It’s stuck. It’s also done affectionately.
Only when a man’s life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy.
My nine-year-old was trying to read my spiel. When she tried to pronounce the word ‘pharmaceutical,’ it was frightening. She would love to argue in the Supreme Court one day. My son asked me, ‘Mommy, why do you have to have so many arguments? Why can’t you have agreements?’
In hotels, every time I make a reservation and they never find my name, they never can pronounce it; it’s so long, and sometimes they confuse.
I was a good student, but a speech impediment was causing problems. One of my teachers decided that I couldn’t pronounce certain words at all. She thought that if I wrote something, I would use words I could pronounce. I began writing little poems. I began to write short stories, too.
Over the years, so many exceptions and amendments were made to China’s one-child policy that it was hard to pinpoint a moment to pronounce it dead.
On the one hand we publicly pronounce the equality of all peoples; on the other hand, in our immigration laws, we embrace in practice these very theories we abhor and verbally condemn.
I couldn’t pronounce Arnold Schwarzenegger, so I called him Balloon Belly.
Tons of people struggle to pronounce words, remember information, and string sentences together, particularly as they age. Biden, already the oldest president in U.S. history, is no exception.
My heritage, many generations back, is Dutch and it was fun to go where nobody asked me how to pronounce my name.
Being a Middle Eastern girl in America with a name no one could pronounce was not easy, so I turned to make-up and cosmetics as a way to deal with my insecurities, thus creating my long-term relationship with beauty.
I had a degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where they said, ‘Mr. Jordan, please learn to pronounce your degree.’ ‘Cause I said I have a degree in ‘thee-a-ter.’
I have kids, so I can understand the image that footballers have. They are fans of some players; I see in their eyes. They admire and try to imitate their gestures, their words, their celebrations. They love Ronaldo and Messi. Since Euro 2016, though, they have no right to pronounce the name of Ronaldo!
If a product has an endless list of ingredients, and you can’t pronounce half of them, I would think twice about bringing them into your home.
Even when I speak English to my parents, I’ll say an English word differently to my Chinese parents and friends than I do to my English-speaking friends – you know, I’ll pronounce ‘McDonald’s’ differently, because it feels right, and that’s what I’m used to.
The Australian accent is sort of like going down a step in smartness, you could say, because you guys pronounce things as they’re spelled. We add and abbreviate stuff.
I don’t pronounce all my words exactly how they do on the BBC. I am who I am.
When you don’t know how to pronounce words, when you don’t know the meaning of the words, how will you imbibe a song with feeling?
My publicist always said as long as they pronounce your name or spell your name right, it’s all good.
I changed my name at 14 because no one outside of my family could pronounce my first name correctly.
Voltaire! A name that excites the admiration of men, the malignity of priests. Pronounce that name in the presence of a clergyman, and you will find that you have made a declaration of war.
It has always seemed a cruel joke to me that the very word ‘stutter’ is difficult for many stutterers to pronounce. It is onomatopoeic, an imitation of the halting, repetitive sound made by people with this speech dysfunction.
I’ll be so excited to take my daughter to her first fashion show, but I think, for her, it’s best to wait until she’s old enough to appreciate it. Or, at least, until she can pronounce the designer’s names!
We shall be inclined to pronounce the voyage that led to the way to this New World as the most epoch-making event of all that have occurred since the birth of Christ.
I think when you’re acting, you usually don’t have to know too much beyond how to pronounce the words you’re saying.
If you can’t pronounce a word correctly, just don’t use it.
When I decided to start a career in the Hindi entertainment industry, I knew I had to put in efforts as I’m not very fluent with the language of Hindi, as I pronounce certain words differently.
If Texas and Kansas were countries they wouldn’t be admitted to the World Trade Organization. Their policies are congruent with North Korea, Somalia, Turkestan, several other countries I can’t pronounce and Micronesia.
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore, or pronounce to be monstrous and wrong, or deny to be possible.
My original name was Juaquin, and my cousin couldn’t pronounce my name right. So he’d just be saying ‘Waka! Waka!’ So when I was younger, I used to always laugh, then my man Gucci gave me the rest of the name.
I was called before the king’s tribunal like a layman and was deserted in the quarter where I had looked for support. My brethren, the bishops, sided with the court and were ready to pronounce judgment against me.
In school, nobody could pronounce my name. They just called me Rocky.
As a Scot, representing a Scottish constituency for almost the past 25 years, I do not harbour an overweening ambition to pronounce on each and every matter exclusively English.
No one can pronounce my name. My name is ‘The Black Guy From 40-Year-Old Virgin’.
My name can’t be that tough to pronounce!
While the world may feel entitled and have the power to pronounce an individual crazy, are there times when the innocent genius, the insightful individual or just the old grandmother may reasonably declare the world to be mad? Probably, but what hope or happiness would such an individual have?
The way you pronounce words the Puerto Rico way, it’s not really global for music. Colombians speak some of the best Spanish in the world. So having a Colombian next to me every time I write makes my music more international.
When I go out with the ladies, I don’t force them to pronounce my name. I tell them I like to go by the nickname of Kitten.
Women are more complicated communicators than men, who have a tendency to pronounce and bloviate, and that makes for better writing in talky work.
If Germany, thanks to Hitler and his successors, were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past, future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe.