Famous quotes

Enjoy some pretty cool quotes about how amazing Hungarian is 🙂

After studying the Hungarian language for years, I can confidently conclude that had Hungarian been my mother tongue, my work it would have been more precious. Simply because through this extraordinary, ancient and powerful language it is possible to precisely describe the tiniest differences and the most secretive tremors of emotions.

Hungarian language is logical and has a perfect structure and surpasses every other language.

Are you aware that there is a language that because of its constructive ability and the harmony of its rhythm I have placed on the same level as Greek and Latin? It is the Hungarian language! I know the poems of the new Hungarian poets and their music has completely enchanted me. Keep your eye on future developments and you will witness such an upsurge in poetic genius, which will totally justify my prediction. It seems the Hungarians themselves are ignorant of the treasure concealed within their language.

Cardinal Guiseppe Mezzofanti, 1774-1849 in: Watts Transactions of the Philological Society, 1855.

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