If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
For us Indians, I don't think English can ever exude that magic of emotions which our mother tongue can.
The rhythm of my body is the same as my mother tongue. It is in this rhythm where I find sanctity, that I can return to my mother who is everywhere in the universe.
See that your children are properly educated in the rudiments of their mother tongue, and then let them proceed to higher branches of learning.
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
What is a nation without a mother tongue?
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.
The greatest propaganda in the world is our mother tongue, that is what we learn as children, and which we learn unconsciously. That shapes our perceptions for life. That is propaganda at its most extreme form.
Language is wine upon the lips.
This universe can very well be expressed in words and syllables which are not those of one's mother tongue.
I am not ashamed to reply to you in my mother tongue, however imperfectly, and am glad to be able to show that my fatherland means more to me than anything else
If the English educated neglect, as they have done and even now continue, as some do, to be ignorant of their mother tongue, linguistic starvation will abide.
Rhythm is our universal mother tongue. It's the language of the soul.
They call our language the mother tongue because the father seldom gets to speak.
I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language, but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor
An art of expression should begin with childhood, and the lucid use of one's mother tongue should be typical of that art.
The sense of reality should be strengthened from the beginning, yet by no means at the cost of those lofty illusions we call patriotism, veneration, love.
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
I learnt to sing in Bengali, my mother tongue, then went on to sing in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Gujarati and every possible Indian language.
The mother tongue is propaganda.
The greatest missionary is the Bible in the mother tongue. It needs no furlough and is never considered a foreigner.
I recognize but one mental acquisition as a necessary part of the education of a lady or gentlemen, namely, an accurate and refined use of the mother tongue.
Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages
Poetry is the mother-tongue of the human race.
A grandmaster must memorize thousands of chess duels in his head, as these are for him what words of the mother tongue are to the ordinary people and what notes are to a musician.
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