10 quotes on Learning Languages from all around the World

From quotes of international statesman to ancient Kings and many proverbs around the World it is clear the importance of learning languages expressed in several common themes. Whether you want to unlock the heart and soul of a nation or unfold the limits of your world and increase your wisdom these 10 quotes on learning languages from all around the World will help to inspire Teachers and Students:

1. 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

2. Bahasa jiwa bangsa.
Language is the soul of a nation. -Indonesian

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

4. Скільки мов ти знаєш – стільки разів ти людина
How many languages you know – that many times you are a person. Ukrainian

5. To have another language is to possess a second soul. Charlemagne

6. La parole a été donnée à l’homme pour déguiser sa pensée. Language was given to man to disguise his thoughts.  Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

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

8. Gyn çhengey, gyn çheer – No Language, No Country Manx

9. A different language is a different vision of life. Federico Fellini

10. Cenedl heb iaith, cenedl heb galon. A nation without a language is a nation without a heart. Welsh