Quotes by Max Weinreich

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

Max Weinreich

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A goal without a plan is just a wish.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?

Carl Sagan

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.

Johann von Goethe

Nothing counts so much as family, the rest are just strangers. (as Nicholas Earpp in Wyatt Earp, 1994)

Gene Hackman

Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon which your reason and your judgment wage war against passion and your appetite.

Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Whatever our creed, we feel that no good deed can by any possibility go unrewarded, no evil deed unpunished.

Orison Swett Marden »

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz »