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

"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

"The limits of my language are the limits of my world."
-Ludwing Wittgenstein

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

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

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