Quotes by Max Weinreich

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

Max Weinreich

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The shortest answer is doing.

English Proverb

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

Literature is a luxury fiction is a necessity.

G. K. Chesterton

The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.

Aristotle

Such is the common process of marriage. A youth and maiden exchange meeting by chance, or brought together by artifice, exchange glances, reciprocate civilities, go home, and dream of one another. Having little to divert attention, or diversify thought, they find themselves uneasy when they are apart, and therefore conclude that they shall be happy together. They marry, and discover what nothing but voluntary blindness had before concealed; they wear out life in altercations, and charge nature with cruelty.

Samuel Johnson, Rasselas

No two persons ever read the same book.

Edmund Wilson »

Talkers are no good doers.

Mary Bertone »