Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.— Warren G. Bennis
Successful Translator quotations
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
For the birth of something new, there has to be a happening.
Newton saw an apple fall; James Watt watched a kettle boil; Roentgen fogged some photographic plates. And these people knew enough to translate ordinary happenings into something new.
Intimate knowledge of God is possible if we habitually search His Holy Scriptures & translate what we find into obedience.
In my games I have sometimes found a combination intuitively simply feeling that it must be there. Yet I was not able to translate my thought processes into normal human language.
Design must be functional and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics, without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained.
All language is but a poor translation.
If I am selling to you, I speak your language. If I am buying, dann müssen sie Deutsch sprechen.
My art originates from hallucinations only I can see.
I translate the hallucinations and obsessional images that plague me into sculptures and paintings. All my works in pastels are the products of obsessional neurosis and are therefore inextricably connected to my disease. I create pieces even when I don’t see hallucinations, though.
Many people do not know that Jesus did not speak Latin or English or Hebrew;
he spoke Aramaic. But nobody knows that language. So we're talking about the Bible itself being a translation of a translation of a translation. And, in reality, it has affected people's lives in history.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
Just as typography is human speech translated into what can be read, so photography is the translation of reality into a readable image.
I do not think that it is right for me to start giving opinions about the human rights situation of any country, including Gambia, except when those crimes translate into the crimes that I have to investigate.
It is only with united effort and faith in our destiny that we shall be able to translate the Pakistan of our dreams into reality.
From the early days of European migration to America, in the 17th Century, the prototype of buildings was based on English precedent, even if mostly translated into the locally available material in abundance: timber.
The task of cinema or any other art form is not to translate hidden messages of the unconscious soul into art but to experiment with the effects contemporary technical devices have on nerves, minds, or souls.
It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand.
The original is unfaithful to the translation.
I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
The first rule of translation: make sure you know at least one of the bloody languages!
Physical education for the body to be effective must be rigorous and detailed, far sighted and methodological. This will be translated into habits. These habits should be controlled and disciplined, while remaining flexible enough to adapt themselves to circumstances and to the needs of growth and development of the being.
A society whose members are united by the fact that they think in the same way in regard to the sacred world and its relations with the profane world, and by the fact that they translate these common ideas into common practices, is what is called a Church. In all history, we do not find a single religion without a Church.
The most pleasurable thing in the world, for me, is to see something and then translate how I see it.
An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.
The [chief] characteristic of Hitler's leadership [was] his over-estimation of the power of the will. [To win the war] this will had only to be translated into faith down to the youngest private soldier.
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.
Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness that you talk about translates into competitiveness.
Photography speaks a universal language that does not need translation, and with an immediacy that the written word lacks. It freezes a moment in time, leaving an indelible image.
I translated Beatles songs for my English class.
It is ludicrous to read the microwave direction on the boxes of food you buy, as each one will have a disclaimer: THIS WILL VARY WITH YOUR MICROWAVE. Loosely translated, this means, You're on your own, Bernice.
Humanism involves far more than the negation of supernaturalism.
It requires an affirmative philosophy . . . translated into a life devoted to one's own improvement and the service of all mankind.
Translators have to prove to themselves as to others that they are in control of what they do; that they do not just translate well because they have a "flair" for translation, but rather because, like other professionals, they have made a conscious effort to understand various aspects of their work.
Please, never despise the translator. He's the mailman of human civilization.