Quotes by Max Weinreich

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

Max Weinreich

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It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future, and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.

Jim

Some people surrender their freedom willingly but others are forced to surrender it. Imprisonment begins with birth. Society, parents they refuse to allow you to keep the freedom you were born with. There are subtle ways to punish a person for daring to feel. You see that everyone around you has destroyed his true feeling nature. You imitate what you see.

Jim Morrison

When you have told anyone you have left him a legacy the only decent thing to do is to die at once.

Samuel Butler

Hey, what do you think drives all this grey matter up here Electricity. It's brain waves surfing on synaptic junctions. If your radio can go out because of sun spots, why can't your cerebellum It's all a matter of reception and it seems to me these signals are going to get crossed somehow. It's all logical.

Andrew Schneider

The bedfellows politics made are never strange. It only seems that way to those who have not watched the courtship.

Marcel Archard

Accuse not nature, she hath done her partDo thou but thine, and be not diffidentOf wisdom, she deserts thee not, if thouDismiss not her, when most thou needest her nigh,By attributing overmuch to thingsLess excellent, as thou thyself perceivest.

John Milton »

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe »

Legend a lie that has attained the dignity of age.

Henry Louis Mencken »