Quotes by Max Weinreich

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

Max Weinreich

Other Great Authors


[Abstract art is] a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.

Al Capp

George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping?

Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Bolt from the Blue, 1994

When books are burned in the end people will be burned too.

Heinrich Heine

To endure the cross is not tragedy it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

All the fundamental concepts which make up the kind of people we are today had their modern conception in the Tudor and Stuart periods. For us, that's the milk in the coconut.

Louis Booker Wright

Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open.

Lester R Bittel »

Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life.

Henry Van Dyke »