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Bad Translations Quotes By Walter Benjamin

Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information-hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations. — Walter Benjamin

Bad Translations Quotes By Lydia Davis

Often, the idea that there can be a wide range of translations of one text doesn't occur to people - or that a translation could be bad, very bad, and unfaithful to the original. — Lydia Davis

Bad Translations Quotes By Anonymous

Mala hierba nunca muere. (Translations: Weeds never die. Bad grass never dies.) — Anonymous