10 quotes that inspire you to learn a foreign language

Use your time to learn a foreign language – maybe with studying abroad. These 10 quotes that inspire you to learn a foreign language could help you to get your dream job, to talk to persons all over the world and to get more self-confidence. But if you want to learn in another country, you need also a language school which offers exactly the courses you want to attend. CourseFinders has a big selection of language school worldwide, so search now.

10 quotes that inspire you to learn a foreign language

“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.”
― Frank Smith

“You live a new life for every language you speak. If you know only one language, you live only once.”
― Czech proverb

“It is astonishing how much enjoyment one can get out of a language that one understands imperfectly.”
― Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve

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

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

“Some translators turn an author’s words from gold to stone, others from stone to gold.”
― Terri Guillemets

“It is literally the case that learning languages makes you smarter. The neural networks in the brain strengthen as a result of language learning.”
― Michael Gove

“A man who is ignorant of foreign languages is also ignorant of his own language.”
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“No man should travel until he has learned the language of the country he visits. Otherwise he voluntarily makes himself a great baby, so helpless and so ridiculous.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Grammar is the breathing power for the life of language.”
― Munia Khan

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