I wanted to post this reply on the 13th, but CALS was down for a while, so here it is.
A number of quotes and translations have already been collected over at CALS—and the list can be expanded:
It seems like as good a place as any to collect quotes/translations.
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On Jul 13, 2011, at 10◊53 PM, Alex Fink wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Jun 2011 12:35:46 -0400, Jim Henry <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 6:23 AM, Nikolay Ivankov <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> For instance, in Old Riga there is a trading center with a passage inside.
>>> I find that there is a good similarity between cities and languages. Saying
>>> something in a human language is like telling a way: "First go by the Smith
>>> That is how I love to see any piece of art, no matter whether it is a
>>> building, a story or a conlang ^)
>> What a beautiful expression of the messiness of reality!
>> If we don't
>> already have a quotes page on FrathWiki or some such suitable place,
>> maybe this is the right seed to start it with?
> I've done so (with minimal reformatting) at
> and I encourage others of you who have favourite conlangly quotes to
> populate that page with them as well.