Quotes by Max Weinreich

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

Max Weinreich

Other Great Authors

It is worse still to be ignorant of your ignorance.

Saint Jerome

Why do the caterpillar and the ant have to be enemies One eats leaves, and the other eats caterpillars. Oh, I see now.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

The Joker What kind of a world is this where a man dressed as a bat gets ALL MY PRESS This town needs an enema


You can only cure retail but you can prevent wholesale.

Brock Chisholm

Everyone rises to their level of incompetence.

Laurence J. Peter

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka' (I found it) but 'That's funny ...'

Isaac Asimov »

You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this Look. Listen. Choose. Act.

Barbara Hall »

How could you be a Great Man if history brought you no Great Events, or brought you to them at the wrong time, too young, too old

Lois McMaster Bujold »