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  • May 4, 2010

    The original is unfaithful to the translation.
    Jorge Luis Borges

    Translation is like a woman. If it is beautiful, it is not faithful. If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful.
    Yevgeny Yevtushenko

    Translation is the art of failure.
    Umberto Eco

    Translation is at best an echo.
    George Borrow