Language Quote: A different language is a different vision of life - Federico Fellini

50 of the Best Quotes to Learn a Foreign Language

Anyone can speak Troll.
All you have to do is point and grunt.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Joanne “Jo” Rowling,
pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith

(*1965, British novelist, screenwriter and film producer;
best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series)

Language Quote: You can never understand one language until you understand at least two - Geoffrey Willans

Learning a foreign language,
and the culture that goes with it,
is one of the most useful things
we can do to broaden
the empathy
and imaginative sympathy
and cultural outlook of children.

Michael Andrew Gove

(*1967, British Conservative politician,
who was Secretary of State for Education
and Secretary of State for Justice)

Some translators turn
an author’s words from gold to stone,
others from stone to gold.

Terri Guillemets

(*1973, American quotation anthologist and author;
Founder of Quote Garden)

We invent the world through language.
The world occurs through language.

Malachi Pancoast

(President and Founder of The Breakthrough Coach)

If a language is corruptible,
then a constitution written in that language
is corruptible.

Robert Brault

(Freelance writer & author
who has contributed to magazines
and newspapers in the USA for over 40 years;
You can follow him in his personal blog)

Language is the means
of getting an idea
from my brain into yours
without surgery.

Mark Amidon

English is a funny language;
that explains
why we park our car
on the driveway
and drive our car
on the parkway.

Author Unknown

If you can speak three languages
you’re trilingual.
If you can speak two languages
you’re bilingual.
If you can speak only one language
you’re an American.

Author unknown

First the language dies,
then the culture.

Author unknown

Imagine you’re stupid
and everyone is aware of it.

Author unknown

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