Languages Quotes

The ability to speak several languages is...

The ability to speak several languages is an asset, but the ability to keep your mouth shut in any language is priceless. - Unknown
📅︎ Nov 08
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"I am the leader of one country which has two alphabets, three languages,...

"I am the leader of one country which has two alphabets, three languages, four religions, five nationalities, six republics, surrounded by seven neighbours, a country in which live eight ethnic minorities." - Josip Broz Tito.
📅︎ Nov 08
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English is not a language, it's thr...

English is not a language, it's three languages wearing a trench coat pretending to be one. - Gugulethu Mhlungu
📅︎ Dec 30
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We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotion...

We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society. - Alan Watts
📅︎ Jan 28
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“I wish life was not so short,' he thought. ...

“I wish life was not so short,' he thought. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien
📅︎ Feb 26
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"We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotion...

"We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society." - Alan Watts
📅︎ Feb 28
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“We seldom realize that our most private thoughts and emotions are not...

“We seldom realize that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.” ― Alan Watts
📅︎ Jan 07
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