Roundup: The 10 Most Motivational Language Quotes

When you're learning Spanish, sometimes keeping up the motivation to stick with your study can be a challenge. Fortunately, there's a lot of wisdom out there about the value of learning; here are just few of the Fluencia team's favorite quotes. Save them to your desktop or write them down near your study space -- somewhere that you'll see them when you need a little boost.

"Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere." - Chinese Proverb

"One language sets you on a corridor for life. Two languages opens every door along the way."

- Frank Smith

"A different language is a different vision of life." 

- Federico Fellini

"Language is the road map of culture. It tells you where people come from and where they are going." - Rita Mae Brown

"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."

- Maya Angelou

"Those who know many languages live as many lives as the languages they know." 

- Czech proverb

"To have another language is to possess a second soul." -  Charlemagne

“The limits of my language are the limits of my world.”

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

"You can never understand one language until you understand at least two."

- Geoffrey Willans

"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart." - Nelson Mandela

Do you have any favorite quotes about learning that we didn't mention here? Let us know in the comments!