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Bilingual Quotes & Quotes about Language

A list of our favourite bilingual quotes, quotes about languages, and quotes about bilingualism. When you are feeling unmotivated, or just need some inspiration, reading quotes can give you that pick up you need!

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Quotes about Bilingualism

If you are bilingual, raising bilingual kids, or hoping to become bilingual, here are some inspiring quotes!

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

“To have another language is to possess a second soul.”
-Charlemagne

“If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.”
-Ludwig Wittgenstein

“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

“Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.”
-Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“Do you know what a foreign accent is? A sign of bravery”
-Amy Chua

“The limits of my language are the limits of my world.”
-Ludwig Wittgenstein

“You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.”
-Geoffrey Willans

“Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.”
–Flora Lewis

“A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.”
– Cesar Chavez

Quotes about Language

Learning a language? Get inspired with these quotes about language learning!

“Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There are hundreds of languages in the world, but a smile speaks them all.”
-Unknown author

“Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about.”
-Benjamin Lee Whorf

“We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.”
-Kofi Annan

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

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”
-Chinese Proverb

“Language, as much as land, is a place. To be cut off from it is to be, in a sense, homeless.”
-Lauren Collins

“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

“Knowledge of languages is the doorway to wisdom.”
-Roger Bacon

You live a new life for every new language you speak.”
– Czech Proverb

“Change your language and you change your thoughts.”
-Karl Albrecht

“One who speaks only one language is one person, but one who speaks two languages is two people.”
-Turkish Proverb

Memes about Bilingualism & Languages

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“You can’t make your child speak a language. However you can set the stage so they will want to speak it” – The Bilingual Edge
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“The limits of my language are the limits of my world” – Ludwig Wittgenstein
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“Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where it’s people come from and where they are going” – Rita Mae Brown
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“One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way” – Frank Smith
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“Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
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“Doing is better than not doing, and if you do something badly, you’ll learn to do it better.” -Twyla Tharp
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“Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things” Flora Lewis
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“You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.” Geoffrey Willans”
Language is a roadmap of culture – Rita Mae Brown
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“If children cannot learn the way we teach, then maybe we should teach the way they learn” Ignacio Estrada
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“To have another language is to possess a second soul” – Charlemagne
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Everything you say to your child is absorbed, catalogued and remembered – Maria Montessori
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“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” – Fred Rogers
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While we try to teach children about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
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“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place” – Miriam Adeney
Quotes Memes and Infographics about Bilingualism and Raising Bilingual Kids

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