Quotes

      Quotes, Sayings and Idiomatic expressions mark a language to a much greater extent we might think.

This is why i decided to enrich my webpage with some of the quotes from my collection. You can find them on this page and you’re welcome to add one yourself too.

Language is a bridge that connects cultures. A translator is a bridge-builder. 

Karlov most

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. ~ Virginia Woolfe, 1882

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. ~ Benjamin Franklin, 1752

The sense of smell can be extraordinarily evocative, bringing back pictures as sharp as photographs of scenes that had left the conscious mind. ~ Thalassa Cruso, 1973

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours . ~ John Locke, 1632

When a German dives into a sentence, you won’t see him again until he emerges at the other end with the verb between his teeth. ~ Mark Twain

Language is the means of getting an idea from my brain into yours without surgery. ~ Mark Amidon

The past is always tense, the future perfect. ~ Zadie Smith

I believe that words create worlds. And what better way to love our children than by changing the world for them? All the worlds. For them. ~ C. Joybell C.

Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. ~ George Orwell, 1984

So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall. ~ Roald Dahl

Stop crying, human. Live a little.

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