“A satisfactory translation is not always possible, but a good translator is never satisfied with it. It can usually be improved. ”
― Peter Newmark
“Translation is that which transforms everything so that nothing changes.”
“Translators are the shadow heroes of literature, the often forgotten instruments that make it possible for different cultures to talk to one another, who have enabled us to understand that we all, from every part of the world, live in one world.”
Following up on translation-related blogs, here’s a quote I found on http://translatorfun.com.
It is great food for thought, a great saying that ALL clients considering purchasing translation services should ponder and meditate…
“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.”
“Humour is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.”