Quotes by Voltaire

Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause. >>

Weakness on both sides is, the motto of all quarrels. >>

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly. >>

Quotations about Translation

As far as modern writing is concerned, it is rarely rewarding to trans >>

A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translation >>

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

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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