Quotes by Voltaire

It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere. >>

It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions. >>

I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms. >>

Quotations about Translation

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

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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