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In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
I have a low tolerance for people who complain about things but never do anything to change them. This led me to conclude that the single largest pool of untapped natural resources in this world is human good intentions that are never translated into actions.
Design must be functional, and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained.
There are certain sorts of jokes which have only to do with the substitution of the unexpected word in a familiar context. If you translated something into French and then had it translated back into English by somebody who didn't know the original, you'd lose what was funny.
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work be humble or disgusting? Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder, the means by which we are translated?
Henry David Thoreau
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find our own meaning in our own time.
Jews have a special relationship to books, and the Haggadah has been translated more widely, and reprinted more often, than any other Jewish book. It is not a work of history or philosophy, not a prayer book, user's manual, timeline, poem or palimpsest - and yet it is all these things.
Jonathan Safran Foer
I think that 'Mary Poppins' needs a subtle reader, in many respects, to grasp all its implications, and I understand that these cannot be translated in terms of the film.
P. L. Travers
I've read all of Sarah Waters's novels which have been translated into Korean.
As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be.
Girls are complicated. The instruction manual that comes with girls is 800 pages, with chapters 14, 19, 26 and 32 missing, and it's badly translated, hard to figure out.
The ballet needs to tell its own story in such a way it can be received without having to be translated into language.
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
China approaches fashion with strong enthusiasm. And I believe that this enthusiasm can be translated into something interesting, economically speaking. Not only for my brand, but also for other brands.
The nature of anguish is translated into different forms.
You cannot be a conscious Christian without St. Paul. He translated the teachings of Christ into a doctrinal structure that, even with the additions of a vast number of thinkers, theologians and pastors, has resisted and still exists after two thousand years.
God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice.
The first problem of the media is posed by what does not get translated, or even published in the dominant political languages.
Somehow, what's in our hearts, good or bad is eventually translated into words and deeds.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez is one of my all-time favorite writers. I feel spiritual when reading his words, even though they're translated. I wish desperately that I could read it in its original language. I already feel like I'm going to church when I read him; imagine if I could read it in the original.
In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year.
Every rejection is incremental payment on your dues that in some way will be translated back into your work.
James Lee Burke
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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