Quotes / Eloquent in My Native Tongue

"<Thank Christ! I sound like a fucking retard when I try to speak English!>"
Natalya, upon finding another person who speaks Russian, Y: The Last Man

Gloria: Do you know how frustrating it is to have to translate everything in my head before I say it? To have people laugh in my face because I can't find the words? You should try talking in my shoes for one mile.
Jay: I think you meant—
Gloria: I know what I meant to mean! Do you know how smart I am in Spanish? Of course you don't.