Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
Clarence Darrow (1857 – 1938)
The English language was carefully, carefully cobbled together by three blind dudes and a German dictionary.
Dave Kellett, Sheldon, 02-01-09
If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur.
England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950)
The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950), Pygmalion (1916) preface
Every English poet should master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them.
Robert Graves (1895 – 1985)
Here will be an old abusing of God’s patience and the king’s English.
William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616), “The Merry Wives of Windsor”, Act 1 scene 4