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.
A different language is a different vision of life.
You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.
If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.
Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can - there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.
Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.
Knowledge of languages is the doorway to wisdom.
Language is not a genetic gift, it is a social gift. Learning a new language is becoming a member of the club -the community of speakers of that language.
A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.
As a hawk flieth not high with one wing, even so a man reacheth not to excellence with one tongue.
Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about.
A man reacheth not to excellence with one language.
Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.
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
Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
He who knows no foreign languages knows nothing of his own.