You can never understand one language
until you understand at least two.
If you talk to a man
in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him
in his own language,
that goes to his heart.
politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa)
A different language is
a different vision of life.
Our language is the reflection of ourselves.
A language is an exact reflection
of the character and growth of its speakers.
who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association)
Every language is a world.
we would inhabit
parishes bordering on silence.
Francis George Steiner
essayist, philosopher, novelist, and educator)
One language sets you
in a corridor for life.
Two languages open
every door along the way.
recognized for his contributions in linguistics and cognitive psychology)
Language reflects the soul of people.
Language and thinking.
Language is the infrastructure
in the land of thought.
at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz,
author and translator of theatre plays)
Language is the road map of a culture.
It tells you
where its people come from
and where they are going.
Rita Mae Brown
best known for her first novel Rubyfruit Jungle)
Language is to the mind more
than light is to the eye.
William Ford Gibson
widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk)