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    All language is but a poor translation.

  2. 9

    Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning! It is indeed by so doing that we can say the letter kills and the spirit gives life.

  3. 8

    It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.

  4. 7

    Every rejection is incremental payment on your dues that in some way will be translated back into your work.

  5. 6

    Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

  6. 5

    An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.

  7. 4

    A stupid man's report of what a clever man says is never accurate because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.

  8. 3

    Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

  9. 2

    Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.

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    The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. French translation

  11. Last Update: September, 2020

  1. image quote by Anthony Burgess

    Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible a whole culture.

  2. image quote by Rene Magritte

    If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life is also a translation of the dream.

  3. image quote by George Steiner

    Every language is a world. Without translation, we would inhabit parishes bordering on silence.

  4. image quote by Bertrand Russell

    A stupid man's report of what clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.