Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.— Theodore Roosevelt
Promising Learning English quotations
Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
My favorite three words in the English language are: ’I don’t know’, because every time I say them, I learn something new.
The four most important words in the English language are, "What do you think?" Listen to your people and learn.
What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches.
You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.
Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
I must confess the language of symbols is to me A Babylonish dialect Which learned chemists much affect; It is a party-coloured dress Of patch'd and piebald languages: 'T is English cut on Greek and Latin, Like fustian heretofore on satin.
Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity.
All the youth now in England of free men, who are rich enough to be able to devote themselves to it, be set to learn as long as they are not fit for any other occupation, until they are able to read English writing well.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Learn your language well and command it well, and you will have the first component to life.
I don't know French at all. I took some lessons when I was younger but all I know are the numbers. I've been told basically everyone in Monaco speaks English because of it being a huge vacation spot so I'm excited about that. I might not need to learn French after all.
English people don't have very good diction.
In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.
It's my belief we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.
Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
Yes, they broke the law, but we can't deport them.
Let's get over this pointing fingers and do something about that, whether it - they have to pay a fine, learn to speak English, the history, you can do that. And then you have to give visas for the skills we need.
What is wonderful about a university like LSE is that you not only receive teaching of very high quality, you also learn where to find the knowledge you are seeking. And you make unexpected discoveries; it was a Marxist professor who introduced me to the work of Cardinal Newman, a great master of English prose as well as theology.
You see how Spanish, Italians, Portuguese play football.
I don't say they are perfect, I say English football has a few things to learn from them in the same way they have a lot of things to learn from English football.
It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English - up to fifty words used in correct context - no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.
I believe we are being dishonest with language minority groups if we tell them they can take full part in American life without learning the English language.
I've always said, 'I am a selector, I am not defector' - the first few phrases in English I learned. I said I hate 'defector'; something defective about the people. It's a bad word.
The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.
My mom and my dad wanted my brother and I to have a better life, you know, better education, better jobs. It was probably harder, much, much harder, for my parents. When you're a kid, you can learn a language much more easily; I learned English in less than a year.
Our common language is English. And our common task is to ensure that our non-English-speaking children learn this common language.
I'm learning English at the moment. I can say 'Big Ben', 'Hello Rodney', 'Tower Bridge' and 'Loo'.
I take great solace that Einstein failed math.
I failed math. I also failed English and home economics. Einstein was an underachiever.
I've always said that I learned the English I know through two sources -- Marvel Comics and Finnegans Wake.
Everything has changed. When I was at school and was told I had better learn English, I said: What for? The English are a hell of a long way away!
China's cinema has been rising for some time;
it has more exposure, so my chances of becoming internationally known are better. But the first thing I have to do is learn English. If I can grasp the language, then perhaps I can think about the U.S.
In a small village near Calcutta, in 1998, a villager who could not speak English sang me What Did You Learn In School Today? in Bengali! Tom Paxton’s songs are reaching around the world more than he is, or any of us could have realized. Keep on, Tom!
We should not blur the lines between legal and illegal immigrants.
Millions of people around the world have gone through the process to come here legally and they followed the rules that required them to pay a fee, learn English, and learn about American history and government.
I went to a catholic public school St Helens and learned English by watching bugs bunny cartoons.