• Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery. Amy Chua, American lawyer, legal scholar, and writer
  • Psychology is the study of the way people behave. Grammar is the study of the way language behaves. Frank McCourt, American writer
  • My language is my awakening, my language is the window to my soul. Maori Proverb
  • With every language you win a new soul, so to speak. Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, Polish linguist
  • Of all affairs, communication is the most wonderful. John Dewey, American philosopher
  • Only in language, the world comes to appearance. Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher
  • Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things. Flora Lewis, American journalist
  • Only in language man has a world at all. Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher
  • The limits of my language mean the limits of my world. Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austrian-British philosopher
  • There is a wonder in reading Braille the sighted will never know: To touch words and have them touch you back. Jim Fiebig, American businessman
  • You open a book. The book opens you. Chinese Proverb
  • Language is the most important key to understand the world. Stephan Eicher, Swiss musician
  • Language is the house of being. Martin Heidegger, German philosopher
  • Languages connect us and break down barriers when we unite to nurture the best in us and help each other succeed. Widad Akreyi, Kurdish health expert and human rights activist
  • Language is homeland. Stephan Eicher, Swiss musician
  • A year from now you may wish you had started today. Karen Lamb, American lecturer
  • It’s a slow process, but quitting won’t speed it up. Author unknown
  • Mistakes are the portals of discovery. James Joyce, Irish author
  • My mission in life is giving people permission to make mistakes. The more mistakes you make, the faster you become a confident language learner. Benny Lewis, Irish Writer
  • Every word changes the world. Dolf Sternberger, German philosopher
  • Speak a new language so that the world will be a new world. Rumi, Persian poet
  • She decided to free herself, dance into the wind, create a new language. And birds fluttered around her, writing “yes” into the sky. Monique Duval, Canadian journalist
  • Language is power, life and the instrument of culture, the instrument of domination and liberation. Angela Carter, English writer
  • Laughter helps increase memory and learning. Incorporating humour into education leads to higher test scores. überfacts
  • Invitation to a Cup of Jasmine Tea
    Come in,
    take off your sadness,
    here you may be silent. Reiner Kunze, German author, translated by Ewald Osers