These 51 Phrases from Language day Celebrate this date agreed to celebrate the importance of Spanish and in turn, in honor of Miguel de Cervantes, author of Don Quixote de la Mancha, the most important work in Spanish.
World language curiosities:
- There are between 6000 and 7000 languages around the world, from 189 states and spoken by 7 billion people.
- Most languages are spoken in Asia and Africa.
- Approximately half of the population is bilingual.
- The most spoken languages according to UNESCO (in order from highest to lowest) are: Chinese Mandarin, English, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic, Bengali, Russian, Portuges, Japanese, German and French.
- 2500 languages are in danger of extinction.
- People who know another language, earn about 8% more.
- According to several studies, speaking several languages could delay brain aging.
1-A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.-William Arthur Ward.
2-Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the blind see.- Mark Twain .
3-We can have different religions, different languages, different skin colors, but we all belong to the human race.-Kofi Annan.
4-If you speak to a man in a language that understands, it goes to your head. If you speak in your language, it goes to your heart.-Nelson Mandela.
5-Language is the map of a culture. It tells you where people are coming from and where they are going. -Rita Mae Brown.
6-All the inventions of mass communication, the images still speak the language more universally understood.- Walt disney .
7-The language of friendship is not words, but meanings.-Henry David Thoreau.
8-Everyone laughs the same way in every language because laughter is a universal connection.-Yakov Smirnoff.
9-There is something like dead languages, only dominant minds.-Carlos Ruiz Zafón.
10-Words have power.-Look at Grant.
11-The language is our country.-Albert Camus.
12-A language puts you in the corridor of life. Two languages open every door on the road.-Frank Smith.
14-We should have fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, signs of our ideas, not things.-John Locke.
15-The world's most famous and known language is music.-Psy.
16-The language is wine on the lips.-Virginia Woolf.
17-Every language is a temple in which the soul of the speaker is enclosed.-Oliver Wender Holmes.
18-Our language is the reflection of ourselves. Language is the exact reflection of the character and maturity of the speaker.-Cesar Chavez.
19-The limits of my language are the limit of my world.-Ludwig Wittgenstein.
20-The conquest of learning is achieved through the knowledge of languages.-Roger Bacon.
21-If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a different world.-Ludwig Wittgenstein.
Language is the blood of the soul from which our thoughts form and from which we grow.-Oliver Wendell Holmes.
23-Thanks to the words, we have been able to rise above the beasts and thanks to the words we have often sunk to the level of the demons.-Aldous Huxley.
24-While a people preserves its language, it preserves the marks of its freedom.-Jose Rizal.
25-If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.-George Orwell.
26-You can not understand a language unless you understand at least two.-Geoffrey Willans.
27-Language is the means of bringing an idea from my mind to yours without surgery.-Mark Amidon.
28-In the language is the family tree of a nation.- Samuel Johnson.
29-To have another language is to possess a second soul.-Charlemagne.
30-Language is the dress of thought.-Samuel Johnson.
31-Speak a new language for the world to be a new world.- Rumi .
32-Language is the key to the heart of the people.-Ahmed Deedat.
33-With the languages you are at home in any place.-Edward De Waal.
34-Language shapes the way we think and determines what we can think.-Benjamin Lee Whorf.
35-The art of communication is the language of leadership.-James Humes.
Language is a social art.-Willard Van Orman Quine.
37-Silence is the silence of God, everything else is poor translation.-Rumi.
38-Language is the source of misunderstanding.-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
39. Language is the most imperfect and costly means discovered to communicate thought.-William James.
40-The only universal language is the kiss.-Louis Charles Alfred De Musset.
41. A poet is, first and foremost, a person who is passionately in love with language.-W.H. Auden.
"We have many nasty words and few corresponding actions.""Abigail Adams.
43-Personally I think we develop language because of our deep need to complain.-Jane Wagner.
44-Euphemisms are unpleasant truths dressed in diplomatic perfumes.-Quentin Crisp.
45. At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his finger with a hammer.-Marshall Lumsden.
46-Breathe in our first language and swim in our second.-Adam Gopnik.
47-To speak improperly is not only to commit a fault in what is said, but to cause an evil to souls.-Plato.
48-Language is our second most precious possession to communicate, the first is the soul.-Lifeder.com.
49-Before a foreign language learns what we should know from our earliest years of life; The one of the kindness, smiles and sincere gestures.-Lifeder.com.
50-Learning a second language opens more doors than a million keys.-Lifeder.com.
51-Not knowing English is the illiteracy of the 21st century.