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Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World

Benny Lewis

Top 10 Best Quotes

“There are seven days in a week, and “someday” is not one of them.”

“The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone is how high you raise your foot.”

“You don’t know a language, you live it. You don’t learn a language, you get used to it.”

“A language is a means of communication and should be lived rather than taught.”

“The true advantage children have over adults is that they are naturally less afraid to make mistakes.”

“If the goal you've set for yourself has a 100 percent chance of success, then frankly you aren't aiming high enough.”

“don’t know about you, but my English isn’t perfect. I hesitate when I’m nervous, I forget precisely the right word every now and again, and there are plenty of topics I am uncomfortable talking about. Applying higher standards to your target language than you would to your native language is overkill.”

“languages like Arabic, Russian, Korean, Greek, Thai, and others that use a phonetic script essentially require that you learn only a small set of characters, which represent particular sounds, and doing so will allow you to read that language as you would read any western European language.”

“French is one of the most familiar languages to an English speaker when it comes to its written form, because it has more cognates that don’t require any spelling alterations than any other language.”

“As Saint Augustine famously said, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

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