Quotes by Voltaire

It is only through timidity that states are lost. >>

You can never correct your work well until you have forgotten it. >>

My prayer to God is a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies look rid >>

Quotations about Translation

There are few efforts more conducive to humility than that of the tran >>

Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word >>

Translation is the paradigm, the exemplar of all writing. It is transl >>

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.

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