10 Inspirational Quotes for Language Learners

Source: Voxy.com – Theresa Dold on 04/15/11

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.
‒Nelson Mandela

One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.
‒Frank Smith

The limits of my language are the limits of my world.
‒Ludwig Wittgenstein

Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can; there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.
‒Sarah Caldwell

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
‒Chinese Proverb

You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.
‒Geoffrey Willans

To have another language is to possess a second soul.

Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
‒Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.
‒Rita Mae Brown

Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.
‒Oliver Wendell Holmes

Both of them are really inspiring, aren’t they? I will make some comments on these quotes later. Now I have to brush up on my knowledge for final exam.



3 thoughts on “10 Inspirational Quotes for Language Learners

  1. Quote #1 is represented by President Obama’s speech in Indonesia few months ago. He was raised in Indonesia and he still recalled some Indonesian words which he showed his capability of saying those correctly. Btw, boost your blog with some accessories like the Share button, the Like button, and the Vote button. ^_^ It helps to increase traffic to your blog. Anw, sorry I havent gotten you informed well. HSP is subject to termination next January 2012. It means the last batch who can apply is this September 2011 new awardees.


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