Quotes by Max Weinreich

A language is a dialect with an army and a navy.

Max Weinreich

Other Great Authors


What did my hands do before they held you?

Sylvia Plath

How can a question be answered that asks a lifetime of questions?

Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It

I have found that sitting in a place that you have never sat before can be inspiring.

Dodie Smith

We must beat the iron while it is hot, but we may polish it at leisure.

John Dryden

If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters.

Nora Ephron

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi »

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

Theodore Roosevelt »

By doubting we come at truth.

Cicero »