Translated Quotes

“Whatever happens to you has been waiting to happen since the beginning of time. ...

“Whatever happens to you has been waiting to happen since the beginning of time. The twining strands of fate wove both of them together: your own existence and the things that happen to you” ― Marcus Aurelius "Meditations" translated by Gregory Hays
📅︎ Jul 13
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I'll start drinking milk when cow...

I'll start drinking milk when cows will graze raisin. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. (translated from French)
📅︎ Aug 26
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“The word 'translation' comes, etymologically, from the Latin for 'bearing across'. Having be...

“The word 'translation' comes, etymologically, from the Latin for 'bearing across'. Having been borne across the world, we are translated men. It is normally supposed that something always gets lost in translation; I cling, obstinately to the notion that something can also be gained.”
📅︎ Oct 04
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Found myself whining over grad school tuition rising each semeste...

Found myself whining over grad school tuition rising each semester. My 85-year-old Grandma responds [loosely translated from Punjabi]- "Education is expensive, but no education is indeed more expensive"
📅︎ Jan 19
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"O bird, break your cage, come back from the foreign land, Come, for life is ...

"O bird, break your cage, come back from the foreign land, Come, for life is short, and there is food at your home as well." (Translated from Hindi: पंछी पिंजरा तोड के आजा, देस पराया छोड के आजा आजा उमर बहुत है छोटी, अपने घर में भी है रोटी)
📅︎ Apr 17
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"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with yo...

"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return."-Leonardo da Vinci - who translated this to English?
📅︎ Aug 30
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If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulf...

If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. -Tao Te Ching [Translated by Stephen Mitchell]
📅︎ Feb 13
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"And when the news is killing the kingd...

"And when the news is killing the kingdom of the blind, there are blind not to exceed" Charlie Hebdo (translated from French)
📅︎ Jan 08
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